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Mid-Level Project Architect Position

Solutions Architecture Corp Solutions Architecture Corp Employer:
Verona, NJ, USLocation:
Tue, Jul 19 '22Posted on:
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Cutting Edge, Work Hard/Play Hard Architectural firm seeks energetic personality to supplement an already terrific staff of hardworking and unique individuals.   We’re the best, looking for the best and we want you to want to be here.  Solutions Architecture is a growing, 17-person Architectural Firm, focused on our clients, personal attention and long-term relationships.  We are churning out great design and cost-effective projects that are making news and winning awards.  We have lot of work now and coming up and we need to find a unique personality who is great with clients and coordinating projects and who will help us support this influx of work.   Could that be you?   If interested in applying, please see our Qualifications by position.  Please contact or send cover letter and resume to Marc Messineo at marcm@solutions-arch.com or at 973.484.4800  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Yup! You’ve got to have one…a Bachelor or Masters of Architecture degree from an accredited college required.
  • Architectural License or at least currently working toward licensure preferred.
  • As the Title says – we’re looking for someone with 2-5 years of experience as a designer for small to large scale, Municipal, K-12, architectural projects.  
  • Since 85% of our work is for NJ Schools, K-12/ Higher Educational experience is a MUST. 
  • You’ve got to be able to juggle!  And juggle well!  Your ability to effectively maintain records and files and develop multiple projects simultaneously will be instrumental in our success.
  • We’re looking for ‘Virtuosos’ – those with strong design skills, who are technically proficient and possess an excellent understanding of design and construction.
  • At this level, we’re looking for a number one draft pick who has some experience in different areas of architecture, from pre-design through construction administration as well as an ability to develop the overall design/massing of the project and prepare production drawings in collaboration with the Project Manager.   
  • Since we’re only as strong as our weakest link, you must be a team player, self-starter and highly motivated as your hard work will translate into company profitability which in turn will fill your pockets with raises and strong bonuses. 
  • We work hard here!  We play hard too! Flex hours are important, but those inclined to punch a clock from 9 to 5 need not apply.
  • Since it is 2019 – Technology Proficiency is a must!  We applaud your ability to Tweet! and post to Instagram but we’re talking about the backbone of our business.  Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Office Suite and Adobe programs are essential for everyday tasks.
  • Proficiency with REVIT is a MUST - Solutions Architecture has been 100% REVIT since 2009 and our Team must be proficient with current versions of Revit Architecture.
  • Knowledge of or proficiency with Archioffice is preferred; it will be something that you must learn since it is the backbone of our project management system.   

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Since we’re a smaller firm, we all carry the torch and get our hands dirty.  At the Senior Level position, we’re looking for a utility player, capable of wearing many hats.  You will be responsible for:

  • Conduct surveying of sites and building, interior and exterior.
  • Generate presentation drawings/images/sketches for the client to approve design concepts and material selections.
  • Prepare meeting minutes at all attended meetings.
  • Complete contract drawings for each project. (additional support will depend on job size)
  • Drawings shall be completed using Revit Architecture and should follow the determined standards.
  • Assist in preparing the “front end” specifications for each project with Project Manager.
  • Prepare technical specifications for each project (knowledge of Spec-Link E a plus)
  • Coordinate with the Consultants and in-house production with Project Manager, including:
    • Review consultant drawings for accuracy and coordination.
    • Developing “cartoon sets” for review by Project Manager.
    • Review drawings for coordination between all trades.  
  • Assists with construction administration during the construction of the project:
    • Assist with RFI’s, review shop drawings, etc.
    • Attend project meetings with the project manager
    • Assist with field reports
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