Architect

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Date Posted: 04-03-2018
Company: Top 20 National Architecture and Engineering Firm
Role: Architect
Location: Charlotte, NC
Duration: Direct Hire
Our client is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. Our client was Named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. They offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available.
Job Description
Responsible for performing, directing and supervising all aspects of architectural design services on multi-discipline building design projects of small to moderate scope for commercial and government facilities. This position will have a primary focus on federal DOD projects.
General Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Performing all aspects of architectural design services including conceptual studies, programming, schematic documents, design development documents, and construction documents under the direct supervision of the Managing Principal, Design Manager or Senior Architect
  • Providing architectural services associated with the bidding process, including preparing addenda and amendments and opening and tabulating bids as directed
  • Providing architectural services associated with the construction phase, including field visits, answering RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings
  • Complying with the company’s quality control practices and procedures
  • Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Managing Principals, Project Managers, Design Managers, Senior Architects, and senior management
  • Working with a multi-discipline team of architects, engineers, interior designers and landscape architects
  • Participate in team meetings and coordinating efforts with other team members
  • Directing, supervising and training junior architectural staff as directed
  • Mentoring and monitoring the professional development of junior architectural staff
Education
  • Bachelor of Architecture from an NAAB-accredited program -or-
  • Masters of Architecture (MA must be from an NAAB-accredited program)
Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations
  • Must be a fully licensed Architect in at least one US state, preferably in the local jurisdiction
  • NCARB certified to facilitate licensure through reciprocity is preferred
  • Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices with LEED AP accreditation preferred
  • Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever-increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process
Career Experience
  • Architect should typically have 4 years or more of significant design experience as an architect intern in an architectural firm or a multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm.
  • Experience in federal, state, municipal, healthcare, commercial, higher education or similar projects plus experience in Design/Build and CM at Risk project delivery methods will be given additional consideration.
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