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Project Architect
Alexandria, VA

The Project Architect is a licensed architect responsible for the development of project design intent, and for the production of complete, accurate, and well-coordinated documents.  The Project Architect will also be responsible for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating complex projects and/or multiple projects simultaneously.

QUALIFICATIONS

Registered Architect.
Graduate of an accredited architectural program with Bachelor’s level degree.
Minimum of 3 years of professional architectural experience to include graphic and/or design experience.
Strong understanding of building systems and documentation.
Strong Construction Documentation (CD) skills.
Proficiency in software required to complete the project.
Strong communication, coordination and organization skills.
Strong presentation skills
Lab experience a plus.
Demonstrated ability to lead a team of professionals to meet project objectives.
Competency in all aspects of design and documentation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Coordinate and supervise Project Team.
Direct and coordinate consultants as needed.
Adhere to both Cooper Carry and the Clients guidelines and meet deadlines within budget for each project. Maintain knowledge of Cooper Carry projects and resources.
Plans and develops architectural projects.
Meet with Client and Contractor(s) to provide interpretation of contract documents.
Make design and documentation decisions using discretion and good judgement.
Assist in proposal/marketing efforts.
Ensure accuracy and completion of all project related tasks.
Assist the Project Manager in establishing the project budget and program development.
Travel to Project Job Site or Design Office as required to facilitate design and construction under the direction of the Project Architect.
Maintain strong communication with staff regarding firm’s goals, values, assignments and expectations.
Maintain base state registration and professional affiliations.
Collaborates with other studios as required to meet project objectives.
Contribute as required to the overall quality and success of the project, studio and firm.

Link to apply:  https://coopercarry.applicantpool.com/jobs/246245-51878.html

posted 6/21/18

Architect/CAD Drafter
Richmond, VA

Full-service hospitality design  firm in Richmond, VA is seeking an Experienced Full-time Architect/ CAD Drafter for immediate opening.. Our projects range from small renovations to complete packages for new construction projects.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Creating all CAD drawings for a project from schematic space plans to full construction documents.
  • Developing a design program for each project using brand standards and property improvement plans while keeping the client’s budget in mind.
  • Working closely with the design/specification department in developing and documenting the FF&E package for each project.
  • Handling multiple projects, often with short deadlines. Additional work hours may be required.
  • Applying knowledge of building codes and ADA guidelines while developing space plans.
  • Participating in client meetings on site or in the office. Travel is required.
  • Verifying dimensions and taking pictures on site; candidate must be skilled at documenting this information.
  • Communicating directly with clients and hotel brands.

Minimum Requirements, Attributes, and Skills:

  • 5 years minimum CAD work experience.
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited program in Interior Design or Architecture. NCIDQ Certification is preferred.
  • Previous Hotel/Hospitality experience would be a big plus!
  • Some skills in 3-D modeling (SketchUp, REVIT, 3D Max), and some graphic knowledge (Adobe Creative Suite).
  • Must take direction and build on that direction.
  • Attention to detail and critical thinking skills are essential.
  • Comfortable handling multiple projects at once.
  • Must be a conscientious self-motivated team-player with a positive attitude!

Competitive Salary and Benefits offered. Recruiters do not contact this job poster.

Please forward resume and salary requirements to officetha@yahoo.com.

posted 6/21/18

Region 2 Executive Director
Virginia

NCARB Region 2 is seeking a part-time consultant (independent contractor) to fill a vacancy which will occur July 1, 2018.

Reporting to Region 2 Executive Committee through its Chair, the Executive Director will have overall management and administrative responsibilities for the day to day operations of Region 2, one of six regions of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). Region 2 represents the interests, issues and concerns of its eight (8) Member Architectural Registration Boards before NCARB. Its eight Member Boards are: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Duties of the Executive Director for NCARB Region 2

The Executive Director shall serve at the pleasure of the Region and perform duties delegated by Region’s Executive Committee and the Region 2 Bylaws and Rules. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Keeping all records of the Region. These records include but are not limited to meeting agendas, minutes, correspondence, rules and bylaws of the Region, and all financial records.
  2. Preparing, distributing and maintaining the minutes of all meetings of the Region, Executive Committee and other special meetings as are necessary.
  3. Preparing, in conjunction with the Chair, and distributing agendas to the membership in advance of any meeting.
  4. Depositing checks (including dues checks) in the Region’s bank account. Managing and reconciling all bank accounts and any other financial accounts held by the Region. Along with the Treasurer, preparing and distributing any financial reports, remitting payment of any financial obligations incurred by the Region and preparing and submitting an annual financial report for income tax purposes to NCARB. Other financial duties include assistance in preparation of the annual budget for the Region.
  5. Assisting the Region’s officers in the coordination of information among the member boards, member board executives, and NCARB.
  6. Assisting with any special projects designated by the Region.
  7. Assisting the Region’s officers in the planning of regional meetings. These responsibilities may include the following: calculating and collecting meeting registration fees, preparing and distributing meeting registration packets and name badges, assisting with hotel selections, meal and activity planning, and other organizational activities. Coordination may also be necessary with the regional officers and executive administrators of other regions if a joint regional meeting is scheduled.
  8. Preparing and distributing notices of meetings, notices of changes to the bylaws, requests for information from member boards, and any other notices, requests for information or correspondence required to be distributed to the membership.
  9. Attending the regional meetings and executive committee meetings, including the Annual Meeting of the Region (Spring meeting) and the Summer meeting of the Region (held in conjunction with NCARB’s annual meeting).

Qualifications & Skills

Specific requirements for candidates include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher, with at least 5 years of management and administrative experience
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Integrity, positive attitude and self-directed
  • Strong communications both verbal and written
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Computer literacy
  • Financial management requiring at a minimum basic bookkeeping and/or accounting experience
  • Ability to travel to 4 to 5 meetings per year
  • Place of residence shall be located within the Region 2 geographical area
  • Prior to executing a contract, the interested applicant will be required to read and agree to the NCARB Region 2 Bylaws and Rules (furnished upon request or prior to interview)

Interested applicants should respond via email (brodrig100@aol.com) with a written statement identifying their interest in and understanding of the position.  A resume or curriculum vitae shall also be provided. The position starts July 1, 2018 or when a suitable candidate is hired.  The period for receiving letters of interest will close on June 20, 2018.

posted 6/7/18

Engineer or Architect Manger for Exterior Building Enclosures
Stafford, VA

Gale Associates, Inc., a well-respected national engineering/planning firm celebrating over 50 years in business, and rated one of Zweig White’s “Best Firms to Work For” for the past 4 consecutive years, seeks a Registered Engineer or Architect to manage our Stafford, VA office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The selected candidate would provide and manage building enclosure evaluations, forensic investigations, designs, construction administration, enclosure peer reviews, commissioning services for projects in the Virginia area.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum BS degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or Architecture, 10 + years’ proven professional experience in building enclosure design and consulting, and a track record of sound project/client management.
  • E. or AIA Registration is required.
  • Microsoft Office expertise and the ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing, are critical to this position.
  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision is desirable.

Gale offers an excellent salary and full array of first-day coverage benefits including:

  • BCBS health Insurance
  • Delta Dental insurance
  • Fully-paid Life/Disability insurance
  • 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan and Trust
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA)
  • 3 weeks’ vacation accrual upon hire
  • Sick time
  • Several annual paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • College loan-repayment
  • Dependent care assistance and allowance

If you have the requisite qualifications, we’d love to talk to you. Please send resume and salary requirement to humanresources@gainc.com. Check us out at www.galeassociates.com.

posted 6/7/18

Project Architects
Arlington, VA

MTFA Architecture – a diverse, collaborative, full service design oriented firm with offices in Arlington, Virginia and on Capitol Hill, Washington DC – is seeking architects who are interested in growing with the firm. MTFA positively shapes culture, commerce and people’s lives through innovative problem solving for the built environment. MTFA’s diverse market strengths include: educational, cultural, religious, commercial, multi-family, government and historic preservation related projects. Essential credentials include:

  • Architecture degree with 5 to 15 years of experience
  • Design sensibilities and construction document skills
  • Knowledge of building systems and detailing
  • Ability and experience editing specifications
  • Proficiency and project experience in Revit
  • Strong communications and organizational skills
  • Collaborative personality to bring out the best in team situations
  • Project coordination skills
  • US Citizen or permanent US resident

Please provide a letter of interest, resume and work sample to mtfa@mtfa.net.

posted 5/23/18

Intern Architect – Project Coordinator – Healthcare
Richmond, VA

GS&P is seeking a talented entry-level Intern Architect with “mad skills” using REVIT and with rendering experience preferably in the healthcare design industry.

Position Overview
The primary responsibility of this position will be to perform work on all phases of various architectural projects including design development, preparation of presentation drawings and specifications, design review, coordination and correlation of construction drawings.

Success Factors

  • Collaborate with team leadership through all phases of the design process, from design concept inception through completion of construction documents.
  • Research products and technologies and integrate these into drawings and specifications
  • Learn and apply a variety of code requirements and standards as you develop your expertise
  • Create renderings, 3D images and other presentation materials
  • Ensure client satisfaction by learning and applying quality control processes to your work
  • Engage in Construction Administration, including jobsite visits and submittal reviews schematics, design development and construction documents. Develop, modify and review production drawings and edit project narratives and specifications.
  • Research materials to determine appropriate selection for project. Plan, coordinate and administer projects from the initial programming stages all the way through to construction administration.
  • Review construction submittals and assist project manager in construction administration. Analyze client problems and develop architectural solutions to those problems.

Qualifications

  • 5-year Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Architecture from an NAAB-accredited program
  • Prefer a minimum of 1 years’ experience or as many as 3 years as an intern architect, pursuing licensure.
  • Strongly prefer interest in large hospital/healthcare design
  • Prefer LEED certification; EDAC certification
  • Demonstrated client relationship skills
  • Demonstrated experience using Revit, Photoshop, Sketch-up and CADD techniques and principles
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of architectural principles, practices and techniques as well as standard operations, policies and procedures of a Firm within the A/E industry
  • Knowledge of building materials and construction methods and codes and regulations
  • Ability to demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to be proactive in determining the necessary steps to meet objectives and performance expectations of position
  • Ability to interact professionally and comfortably with a variety personalities and communication styles and build and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships

Must include samples of your work or portfolio for further consideration.  File size limit: 4 MB

posted 5/23/18

Intern Architect – Project Coordinator – Aviation
Richmond, VA

GS&P is seeking a talented entry-level Intern Architect with “mad skills” using REVIT and with rendering experience preferably in the aviation design industry.

Position Overview
The primary responsibility of this position will be to perform work on all phases of various architectural projects including design development, preparation of presentation drawings and specifications, design review, coordination and correlation of construction drawings.

Success Factors

  • Collaborate with team leadership through all phases of the design process, from design concept inception through completion of construction documents.
  • Research products and technologies and integrate these into drawings and specifications
  • Learn and apply a variety of code requirements and standards as you develop your expertise
  • Create renderings, 3D images and other presentation materials
  • Ensure client satisfaction by learning and applying quality control processes to your work
  • Engage in Construction Administration, including jobsite visits and submittal reviews schematics, design development and construction documents. Develop, modify and review production drawings and edit project narratives and specifications.
  • Research materials to determine appropriate selection for project. Plan, coordinate and administer projects from the initial programming stages all the way through to construction administration.
  • Review construction submittals and assist project manager in construction administration. Analyze client problems and develop architectural solutions to those problems.

Qualifications

  • 5-year Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Architecture from an NAAB-accredited program
  • Prefer a minimum of 1 years’ experience or as many as 3 years as an intern architect, pursuing licensure.
  • Strongly prefer interest in large aviation design
  • Prefer LEED certification; EDAC certification
  • Demonstrated client relationship skills
  • Demonstrated experience using Revit, Photoshop, Sketch-up and CADD techniques and principles
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of architectural principles, practices and techniques as well as standard operations, policies and procedures of a Firm within the A/E industry
  • Knowledge of building materials and construction methods and codes and regulations
  • Ability to demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to be proactive in determining the necessary steps to meet objectives and performance expectations of position
  • Ability to interact professionally and comfortably with a variety personalities and communication styles and build and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships

Must include samples of your work or portfolio for further consideration.  File size limit: 4 MB

posted 5/23/18

Project Manager
Norfolk, VA

VIA design architects is currently seeking a Project Manager who will be charged with leading a team of staff to carry projects from schematics through construction administration.  The right candidate will have a proven track record of managing built work, and will possess the following:

  • Licensed Architect with 7-10 years of professional experience
  • Strong understanding of the architectural process, management of consultant teams, and experience with a variety of construction techniques
  • Well-liked and respected by peers and co-workers
  • Organized, detail oriented, reliable, and ethical
  • Fluency in current Revit and Adobe Creative Suite software

VIA design architects offers a competitive salary and package of traditional benefits as well as some non-traditional perks, such as core office hours and Take-Care-of-You time.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, current resume, and portfolio to Blair Horth by email [bhorth@viadesignarchitects.com].

posted 5/23/18

Intern Architect
Alexandria, VA

Sanchez Palmer Architects seeks a self-motivated recent graduate with a professional degree (B.Arch or M.Arch) for an entry level full-time architectural intern position. Excellent AutoCAD and SketchUp skills are a must. Proficiency with Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and rendering software is preferred. Experience in custom residential design is desired but general design and graphic sensibilities are more essential.

Please send resume and work examples to: jpalmer@sanchezpalmerarchitects.com

posted 5/23/18

Preservation Architect
Arlington, VA

John Milner Associates Preservation, an award-winning preservation and conservation firm with offices in Arlington, Virginia and on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, is seeking an architect with experience in historic preservation, who is committed to excellence, and who has proven leadership skills. Essential credentials include:

  • Knowledge of the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in architecture
  • 15 years of historic preservation experience, minimum
  • Current architectural registration
  • Interested in the technical aspects of historic properties and buildings
  • Strong communications and organizational skills
  • Collaborative personality to bring out the best in team situations
  • US citizen or permanent US resident

Please provide a letter of interest, resume and writing sample to mtfa@mtfa.net

posted 5/23/18

Construction Manager
Norfolk, VA

VIA design architects is currently seeking a Construction Manager who will be charged with leading a team of staff to improve the quality control of design documents and support construction administration processes for everything the Company produces.  The right candidate will have a proven track record of managing built work, and will possess the following:

  • 7 or more years of professional experience as a project manager and/or superintendent
  • Strong understanding of the architectural process, cultivation of existing and new client relationships, and experience with a variety of construction techniques
  • Well-liked and respected by peers and co-workers
  • Organized, detail oriented, reliable, and ethical
  • Fluency in current Navisworks, Revit, and Microsoft Office Suite software

VIA design architects offers a competitive salary and package of traditional benefits as well as some non-traditional perks, such as core office hours and Take-Care-of-You time.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, current resume, and portfolio to Blair Horth by email [bhorth@viadesignarchitects.com].

posted 5/23/18

Commercial Sales Consultant
Virginia Beach, VA

Pella Corporation, an innovative, dynamic, growing company is now looking for a Commercial Sales Consultant for Virginia Beach. We need a confident, persuasive individual who is focused on details and thrives on a challenge. We provide independence and an exciting, fast paced and fun work environment. We look for you to provide a competitive drive, an outgoing nature, and the will to be the best sales representative in the industry.

We offer:
Competitive salary plus commission-based compensation, with bonus opportunities
Use of Smartphone, laptop computer and product samples
Full Benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and Profit Sharing plans
Quality engineered product solutions that are unmatched in the construction industry
Excellent training programs and career development opportunities
Reputation of the Pella Brand

Job Responsibilities:
Devote over 50% of their time prospecting and securing new business by influencing the needs of builders, contractors, architects and trade organizations
Representing the brand at various networking events within the industry to promote Pella products for specification in building plans
Developing long standing partnerships and generating growth within existing accounts
Achieve sales goals using a solution based selling approach and market expertise
Partner with customers to recommend and provide quotes on the appropriate products and solutions that help them grow their business
Strategically manage more complex and lengthy sales cycles
Leverage internal quoting & CRM resources
Continue to strive for 100% “Very Satisfied” business partners

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University; or 2 to 4 years related experience and/or training including commercial sales/technical product expertise; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of commercial building codes and ability to interpret blueprints Individual’s motor vehicle record must also comply with company requirements

posted 5/23/18

Commercial Sales Consultant
Richmond, VA

Pella Corporation, an innovative, dynamic, growing company is now looking for a Commercial Sales Consultant for Richmond. We need a confident, persuasive individual who is focused on details and thrives on a challenge. We provide independence and an exciting, fast paced and fun work environment. We look for you to provide a competitive drive, an outgoing nature, and the will to be the best sales representative in the industry.

We offer:
Competitive salary plus commission-based compensation, with bonus opportunities
Use of Smartphone, laptop computer and product samples
Full Benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and Profit Sharing plans
Quality engineered product solutions that are unmatched in the construction industry
Excellent training programs and career development opportunities
Reputation of the Pella Brand

Job Responsibilities:
Devote over 50% of their time prospecting and securing new business by influencing the needs of builders, contractors, architects and trade organizations
Representing the brand at various networking events within the industry to promote Pella products for specification in building plans
Developing long standing partnerships and generating growth within existing accounts
Achieve sales goals using a solution based selling approach and market expertise
Partner with customers to recommend and provide quotes on the appropriate products and solutions that help them grow their business
Strategically manage more complex and lengthy sales cycles
Leverage internal quoting & CRM resources
Continue to strive for 100% “Very Satisfied” business partners

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University; or 2 to 4 years related experience and/or training including commercial sales/technical product expertise; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of commercial building codes and ability to interpret blueprints
Individual’s motor vehicle record must also comply with company requirements

posted 5/23/18

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