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12/19/2014 Architectural Intern II. 2-4 Years of Experience

Work in Revit to perform design and production assignments, including the technical production of documents through all phases of architecture. Coordinate with the project team, clients, and the State of California. This position is based in San Francisco, CA.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Professional degree in architecture
  • 2-4 years of professional experience
  • A minimum of 1 year of professional experience with Revit
  • Extremely reliable with both attendance and deadlines
  • Eager to gain experience and willing to work occasional overtime to support the project team

Preferred Experience:

  • Healthcare project experience or strong interest in working in healthcare design
  • Experience with SketchUp
  • Experience or interest in learning about lean design as it applies to architecture

To apply to this full time position, please fill out our online application completely and submit your resume, cover letter and a link to view your architectural portfolio.

Please only apply at the url below to assure that we receive your application materials. Thank you!

http://www.boulderassociates.com/firm/careers/

 12/17/2014 Project Architect. 5-10 Years of Experience.

Studio Bergtraun AIA Architects, a dynamic studio in Emeryville focused on high-end residential and institutional work, seeks an energetic, creative, organized person to join our team and share our love of architecture and the environment.

As to the environment in our studio, we’re reasonable and flexible and this position provides opportunity for growth and for expressing your creativity.

Responsibilities range from schematic design through detailed construction drawings and construction administration, interfacing with design staff, contractors, clients and the principal. We have great projects in the studio that you’d be working on, from a Church and surrounding buildings to new residences near SeaRanch and LakeTahoe, and many remodels.

Qualifications:

- Experience in residential work;

- BIM Proficiency (ArchiCAD preferred);

- Team-player; self-starter,  strong work ethic, dedicated to environmental sustainability, Highly organized, detail-oriented , multi-tasker… and last but not least, a sense of humor is required!

Our office is a very nice space on a great street conveniently located  near freeways, public transportation and cafés. Local candidates ONLY. Salary negotiable. Benefits include sick and vacation time, medical, bonuses, pension.

Please e-mail resume, salary requirement and work samples to: info@studiobergtraun.com , write ‘AIA Job Board’ in your email subject line.

12/10/2014 Job Captain, Commercial Architecture. 3+ Years of Experience

Ware Malcomb is booming in Northern California and adding three Job Captains to our Commercial Architecture team in Pleasanton!

Ware Malcomb is an international design firm offering integrated services to clients throughout the world. Founded in 1972, Ware Malcomb offers planning, architecture, interior design, civil engineering, graphic design and sustainable design services to diverse clients.

The Job Captain assists the Project Manager/Architect coordinating multiple architectural projects.  Achieve repeat clients through great customer service (great attitude, pride, deliver, inspire, follow-up).

Ware Malcomb is an award winning design firm. Check out our project portfolio on our website to see our amazing work. www.waremalcomb.com

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree  in architecture, preferred or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years experience in a commercial architecture Project Coordinator/Job Captain role working on commercial/industrial architecture projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong AutoCAD skills, Revit preferred
  • Big box project experience a plus

Submit resumes: http://www.waremalcomb.com/careers.html

12/10/2014 Project Manager, Commercial Architecture. 7+ Years of Experience

Ware Malcomb is growing and hiring a commercial architecture project manager in our Pleasanton office.

Ware Malcomb is an international design firm offering integrated services to clients throughout the world. Founded in 1972, Ware Malcomb offers planning, architecture, interior design, civil engineering, graphic design and sustainable design services to diverse clients.

Project Managers are responsible for the successful management of multiple commercial architecture projects.

Ware Malcomb is an award winning design firm. Check out our project portfolio on our website to see our amazing work. www.waremalcomb.com

Minimum Requirements:

  • degree in architecture
  • 7+ years experience managing commercial architecture projects – distribution centers, medical office buildings, manufacturing facilities preferred
  • excellent communication skills – able to listen to clients’ needs and communicate needs and direction to consultants and staff
  • ability to be a team player and work independently
  • CAD skills
  • great attitude, ready to hit the ground running

Registered architect and LEED accreditation a plus

Submit resume: http://www.waremalcomb.com/careers.html

 12/10/2014 Application Specialist – AEC. 2+ Years of Experience

Ideate Inc – Application Specialist-AEC will be part of a team training/support for Autodesk’s Architectural/Engineering/Construction Division (AEC) line of software.  The Application Specialist will consistently demonstrate his/her ability to deal with clients at a business-to-business level, identifying and providing solutions that fulfill the business/technical needs customers.

Job Description

Training

  • Conducting open enrollment and customized training (fundamentals to advanced level)
  • Develop web-based (quick starts and just-in time) training.

Technical Support

  • Providing telephone, online, virtual, and on-site technical support
  • Maintain detailed notes of all client communications within our CRM database

Other

  • Provides technical product assistance to both inside and outside sales representatives in the development and closing of sales opportunities.
  • Pre-sales:  Qualifying Process – Technical audits, Needs assessment, Training assessment, Pre-Sales Presentations.
  • Technical Alignment:  Development Process – To gain a competitive advantage, To set technical alignment and expectations, To remove technical obstacles.
  • Post-sales:  Retention & Referral Process – Training, technical support, and consulting services and Customer acquisition, satisfaction, and retention.
  • Write blog and other social media mediums regarding Autodesk and design technology.
  • Present in front of C-level executives and power users regarding Autodesk technologies at user groups, executive briefings, and pre-sale activities
  • Learn new Autodesk and third-party design technology programs (example: Navisworks, Infrastructure Modeler, etc.).

Required Skills

The Application Specialist – AEC position candidate must be able to work comfortably in a virtual

team environment (your direct report may be located in another office).  The ideal candidate will already have or work towards developing skills in the following categories:

Education:

  • BS in Architecture or Engineering, or related field
  • 2 years practical experience or equivalent

Technical:

  • Experience in Autodesk software product line, with emphasis in:
    – Revit
    – Navisworks
    – Autodesk 3DS Studio Max Design 2014, desirable.
  • The aptitude and patience to provide software training and telephone support
  • Strong PC and Windows troubleshooting skills
  • Possess strong technical writing and technical presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively over the phone, or via email, or virtually, with customers who have pressing deadlines and software issues.

Character:

  • Be a self-starter. Work in a virtual team environment.
  • Comfortable in multiple (pre-sales, training, or support) roles.
  • Is a problem solver, set goals, with a “get it done” attitude and strong self-motivational

Attributes:

  • Possesses superior organizational/time management skills and a “make-it-happen” attitude
  • Straightforward, honest, team player
  • Smart, flexible, diligent and professional – willing to work hard but have fun doing it.
  • Strong understanding of value of customer service. (35-50% of time spent doing customer technical support)
  • Ability to learn and communicate concepts to customers. Ability to ask business, workflow, and technical questions and analyze customer answers.
  • Maintains a sense of urgency and goal orientation
  • Will travel up to 25%-30% of the time – averaged over year. Some periods may be higher travel requirements. Travel may be to 2 trips per month (3-4 days each)

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@ideateinc.com for immediate consideration.

Ideate, Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Location:  San Francisco (Financial District), or San Jose (near Airport)

12/10/2014 Intermediate Designer. 3+ Years of Experience

YHLA Architects is a 10-person architecture firm with work in multi-family residential, commercial, clinic, and institutional sectors.  We are well regarded for providing thoughtful design and excellent service to clients and communities in an atelier setting.

Our office is looking to add an Intermediate Designer. Initial responsibilities will be production drawings from Schematic Design through Construction Administration, with potential to expand into project management.

Minimum Qualifications are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture;
  • 3-4 years of professional experience in an office setting;
  • Strong communication and organizational skills;
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Photoshop.

We are seeking well-rounded individuals that work well independently and within a team, are motivated to learn, and have strong work ethic. Flexibility is a must for the different protocols required by different project types. The office is a fast-paced, but casual and collaborative environment.  The work is diverse and provides excellent opportunities for professional development in many areas of practice.

Salary is commensurate with experience; benefits include medical and 401(k).

If you feel that the position and our office is a good fit, please email resume and samples in PDF format (8MB max) to resume@yhla.net.  No calls, please.

12/10/2014 Intermediate Architect. 5-10 Years of Experience

Shah Kawasaki Architects is seeking a well-rounded intermediate level architect, capable of executing small to medium sized project from initial concept through construction.

Shah Kawasaki Architects a 12 person public sector firm located in Oakland’s City Center.  Our diverse practice includes the design of community centers, fire stations, higher education, health care, administration buildings, and art centers.

For more information about our firm, people and work, please visit www.skarc.com.

Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years professional experience
  • Licensed Architect or substantial ARE progress.
  • Strong design abilities and technical knowledge.
  • Ability to execute all phases of work
  • Aptitude to manage client relationships
  • Graphic, verbal and written communication skills
  • Revit (preferred) or cad skills.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter in PDF format by e-mail to architect@skarc.com.

For immediate consideration please reference “Intermediate Architect” in the e-mail subject line.

12/9/2014 Junior/Intermediate Architecture Designer. 0-5 Years of Experience

WLC Architects, Inc. is a client focused, passion driven, award-winning architectural firm who for over 40 years has provided a full range of design services for K-12, college, university, academic, corporate, entertainment, transportation, religious and civic projects.  Our studio environment encourages dynamic team interaction, lessons learned, constant growth and involvement in all phases of the project.  We celebrate the design process and strive to exceed the expectations of our clients.

Ideal candidates would be eager to learn, have a strong design and graphic sense and must be able to work independently by taking directions and running with it.  Efficiency and accuracy are critical.  We are looking for self-motivated applicants who are seeking long-term opportunities and career advancement.

Junior Design Team

0-3 years of experience.  Must have excellent communication and computer graphic skills to assist in architectural design/drafting, presentation and 3D modeling.  Must be proficient in AutoCAD and REVIT, Sketch-Up and Adobe Design Suite programs.

Intermediate Design Team

3-5 years of experience in developing architecture designs, presentation materials and construction documents.

  • Develop 3D Sketch-up models, REVIT and AutoCAD drawings for detailed building design for multiple projects.
  • Experience in Educational, Civil and Municipal projects.
  • Strong ability to interpret a building program, quickly generate elevation and floor plan designs, and assemble construction documents.

Minimum Requirements for all positions:

  • Minimum four year degree in Architecture from an accredited University.
  • Excellent ability to communicate ideas graphically with freehand sketches and digital presentations.
  • Technical abilities should include a thorough knowledge of REVIT and AutoCAD with practical application in all project phases. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Sketch-UP and MS Office.
  • Design-oriented, passionate, and technically minded.
  • Working effectively in a collaborative team environment to consistently meet deadlines with accuracy and quality design.
  • Desire to have fun working in a dynamic studio environment.

IMPORTANT:  Please specify in the subject line the position for which you are applying.

Applicants MUST reside in the San Francisco Bay Area and hold a valid US passport, green card, or work visa.  If you do not fit all of the above criteria, please do not apply. Please forward your resume as well as a portfolio or samples of your work for consideration to: Designpositon@wlcarchitects.com

12/9/2014 Project Architect with K-12 Education Experience. 7-10 Years of Experience 

WLC Architects, Inc. is a client focused, passion driven, award-winning architectural firm who for over 40 years has provided a full range of design services for K-12, college, university, academic, corporate, entertainment, transportation, religious and civic projects.  Our studio environment encourages dynamic team interaction, lessons learned, constant growth and involvement in all phases of the project.  We celebrate the design process and strive to exceed the expectations of our clients.

We are seeking a California licensed architect with K-12 education design experience.  The ideal candidate will have at least 7-10 years’ experience in architectural design on education projects.  In this position you will manage project from the beginning of design through construction close-out.  You will meet with project owners, sub-consultants, contractors, sub-contractors, and all other project stakeholders.

Tasks:

  • Manage Job Captain and Design Team members in production of drawings
  • Coordinate and review sub-consultants Construction Documents and related paperwork
  • Monitor scope to assure compliance as directed by the Client
  • Develop layouts and complex drawings for assigned projects
  • Assist in developing contingency plans
  • Serves as Mentor to Design Team members as necessary
  • Keep open lines of communication with clients, sub-consultants and Design Team members
  • Continue to develop relationships with existing clients

Minimum Requirements of Position:

  • Four year degree in Architecture from an accredited University
  • Licensed California Architect
  • Experienced in K-12 Education Design
  • Knowledge of DSA requirements and process
  • Strong Technical Skills in REVIT, AutoCAD, Sketch
  • Well versed in client relations, planning, budgeting and execution of work concepts
  • Comprehensive knowledge of latest architecture software

Applicants MUST reside in the San Francisco Bay Area and hold a valid US passport, green card, or work visa.  If you do not fit all of the above criteria, please do not apply. Please forward your resume as well as a portfolio or samples of your work for consideration to: Designpositon@wlcarchitects.com

12/4/2014 Associate Junior Architect. 3-5 Years of Experience

Award winning and internationally recognized Architectural Firm  is offering a full time position for candidate with 3-5 years Architectural experience. Applicant should have strong Revit, Autocad, Construction Documents and 3D visualization skills with SketchUp and Rhino.

Fluency with Adobe Suite preferable. Salary is commensurate with experience and skills.

Please forward your resume as well as a portfolio or samples of your work for consideration to: info@debbasarchitecture.com

12/3/2014 Full Charge Bookkeeper. 5+ Years of Experience

The KPA Group is an architectural and structural engineering firm located in Oakland overlooking Lake Merritt. The organization offers efficiency, a single point of management, and direct focus on servicing client needs with creative and timely solutions. We value the trust our clients place in us. We work hard and we enjoy what we do. As a Full Charge Bookkeeper with The KPA Group you will work closely with the Principals and the professionals at the firm. This part-time position has been designed for a knowledgeable accounting professional who is looking for a long-term career. The position requires 24-30 hours a week

In this position you will:
• Take charge of all documentation, implementation, monitoring and enhancement of policies and procedures
• Help to improve accounting related processes and accounting system functions and reporting.
• Reconcile all income, project, and balance sheet and cash flow accounts.
• Supervise and prepare monthly journal entries (including internal costs allocation and revenue recognition)
• Ensure timely filing of annual tax return in liaison with our external tax accountant
• Have regular meetings with Principals to provide status updates on the financial statements
• Provide cash flow statements to Principals on a monthly basis.
• Run payroll reports and submit data to payroll service
• Monitor and maintain the fringe benefit program

Use Deltek to:
– Record project contracts including contracted dollars, staff hour estimates, sub consultant details and contracted amounts.
– Initiate reports for time cards
– Prepare invoices and checks
– Prepare the income and balance report and make adjustments to initial draft
– Maintain a separate track of cash in and cash out and reconcile cash position

Preferred Qualifications:
• 5+ years of experience performing all phases of A/P, A/R, bank reconciliations, journal entries, payroll and sales tax returns, invoicing and credit card reconciliations.
• Advanced skills in Deltek

This part time position (24-30 hours per week) is eligible for medical benefits. Please submit your resume with salary requirements to: emadden@hbllp.com

12/3/2014 Job Captain. 4-7 Years of Experience

MWA Architects is an award-winning architecture, urban design and interior architecture firm, with offices located in San Francisco, Oakland and Portland. We work on a variety of project types that focus on creating socially and economically equitable places for people to live and work, including housing, civic, healthcare, laboratory, and water treatment facilities.

We are seeking a highly qualified individual with 4-7 years of professional experience in multi-family housing, with knowledge of affordable housing. The ideal candidate will be a pro-active and effective collaborator in a complex team environment. Strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills are necessary. An in-depth knowledge of construction documents and construction detailing is required, and experience with multi-family rehabilitation projects is a plus. The fulltime position will be based in San Francisco.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Architecture from an accredited university
  • 4-7 years of professional experience, with at least 2 years in affordable multi-family housing
  • Strong technical and construction detail skills, including knowledge of California building code
  • Client-oriented leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a project team
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent team leadership skills and the ability and desire to mentor junior staff
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite & MS Office Suite (Experience with Revit desirable)
  • LEED AP and/or Certified Green Building Professional a plus

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to resumes@mwaarchitects.com. Please do not submit portfolios at this time – we will ask for those later.

12/2/2014 Intermediate Designer. 3-5 Years of Experience

Ware Associates, an award-winning design studio doing residential and municipal work, seeks a creative and driven intermediate level designer. Candidate should have strong design skills, excel in 3-D visualization/rendering with Sketch Up/Rhino, and have solid experience using REVIT and AutoCAD for working drawings. Opportunity to work directly under a licensed architect and engineer. Experience with projects from concept through design detailing and final documentation is required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s [preferred] degree in architecture
  • 3-5 years of experience in an architecture office
  • Portfolio showing excellence in design and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills
  • Excellence in Revit, AutoCAD and SketchUp/Rhino
  • Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite

This is a fulltime position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and skills.

Ware Associates is an award-winning firm doing technically challenging design work. Our projects explore the nature of materials, the relationship between structure and space and the optimization of form. Opportunity to work directly under a licensed architect and engineer. Please see our website ware-associates.com.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send your cover letter, resume and portfolio by e-mail (PDF) to
hr@ware-associates.com, with “AIA Job Board” in subject line or deliver to Ware Associates 130 Webster St., Suite 105, Oakland, CA 94607.

No phone calls or recruiters please.

11/24/2014 Project Architect. 10+ Years of Experience

Shah Kawasaki Architects (SKA) is seeking an architect with design and project leadership experience to join their design team.

Are you interested in joining a collaborative, community-based architectural practice that uses imagination and creativity on challenging projects?

Do you want to work in a firm small enough to participate in all aspects of design and management, but large enough to take on significant civic and institutional work?

Do you have the commitment, enthusiasm, and expertise to grow personally while being recognized for your contribution in a team that includes clients, consultants, designers, managers, and staff?

If this sounds like you, then SKA wants to learn more…

Embedded in Oakland since 1999, SKA has achieved healthy and steady growth as a result of the talent, commitment, intelligence, integrity, and solid professional skills that the firm brings to everything they do. Today, with a staff of 12 people, SKA is one of the East Bay’s leading design firms with an excellent reputation for the projects that are integral to our communities — from airports, community centers, and fire stations to healthcare, higher education, and other civic buildings.

For more information and how to apply, please visit http://talentstar.com/090-ska

11/24/2014 Intermediate/CAD. 10+ Years of Experience

International Parking Design, an employee owned company and a leader in the design of award winning parking facilities, seeks an individual to join us at our Oakland office. We are looking for a detail oriented, well organized, and motivated person, with a minimum of ten (10) years of architectural experience and enthusiastic to work in our fast paced A/E environment. The position offered requires that one have the ability to prepare concept through construction documents utilizing applications such as Autocad 2014, Revit 2014, and MS Office Suite. Candidate should have excellent communication skills, be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and be able to work directly with project architects to develop working drawings and production details. We have an excellent compensation and benefits package and an easy access East Bay location. Salary commensurate with experience. Bachelors degree in architecture or related field required. Please e-mail a letter of interest and resume to Raju Nandwana at rnandwana@ipd-oak.com or fax to 510-473-0312

11/24/2014 Intermediate/Senior Designer. 3+ Years of Experience

Lowney Architecture is a vibrant 20-person design-oriented architecture firm in downtown Oakland. We work on a variety of projects [masterplanning, buildings and interiors], with a focus on retail, multi-family residential, mixed-use and other lifestyle projects of various scales. We strive to create beautiful spaces that advance the quality of their communities and the lives of the people who use them with an environmentally sensitive approach. Our office culture is one of casual professionalism. We work hard and we push each other, and we never forget to have fun. We want you to enjoy working here.

We are seeking a highly qualified Intermediate to senior level designer with a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience, in-depth knowledge of all phases of design and construction, and a diverse portfolio of highly resolved built work. The position is full-time, compensation based on experience and skill-set.

Qualifications:

  • Hold a Bachelors degree in Architecture – Masters degree preferred
  • 3-6 years of post-academic, professional design experience, at least 2 years of which was spent designing multi-family OR retail oriented facilities
  • Be able to quickly and efficiently produce working/study models and presentation quality renderings using Sketchup (with rendering plug-ins)
  • Proficiency in Revit as applied in a post-academic environment – expertise a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of architectural design, detailing, building materials and methods, building codes, and comprehensive understanding of the entitlement process
  • Applicants must excel in working collaboratively and effectively with the ability to lead fast-paced projects through all phases of project delivery, while fostering team spirit and an atmosphere of teaching and learning
  • Strong communication skills [with Principals, peers, specialists and clients]

Please email your cover letter, resume and portfolio in pdf form [10MB max file size] to careers@lowneyarch.com with ‘AIA Job Board’ in your email subject line. Thank you for your consideration.

11/21/2014 Facility and Space Planners. 5+ Years of Experience

How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Planning and Programming Section at Veteran Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) is looking for two Facility and Space Planners via our contract with Parson Brinckerhoff.

VAPAHCS is a major health care system comprising of twelve locations including three hospital-based divisions, seven community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs), an administrative campus and a research campus.

The Planning and Programming Section is responsible for all facility planning and programming activities throughout VAPAHCS’ twelve locations.  The candidates will facilitate space assignment, space programing, building activation, and transition planning activities. The candidates will also be responsible for identifying needs for all Furniture, Fixture and Equipment (FF&E), plans relocation and transition “restack” and building activation “fit up”.

Candidates shall have a minimum of 5 years of experience with the management and organizational structure of hospitals and health care institutions. Specific knowledge of the structure and function of the Veteran Affairs is preferred.  Candidates must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing, reports and presentations. This position requires an understanding and technical knowledge of accessibility, interior design, architecture and engineering disciplines.

Competence in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite is preferred.

How to apply:
Please forward your resume to Robin Wilson at Robin.Wilson@va.gov

11/20/2014 Technical Architect. 10+ Years of Experience

SIM Architects has a Technical Architect position available for an exceptionally competent technically focused individual who is hard-working and diligent with more than 10 years of full-time experience on highly-detailed technically-challenging projects in California.  The position will provide opportunities for technical leadership on several of our iconic structures we are currently developing in our office.  The position also requires an in-depth knowledge of various detailing techniques, material selections, systems choices, building codes, constructability reviews and technical specifications.  We are currently working on an iconic new modern cathedral church and a new 12-story luxury hotel in the Bay Area.  In addition, we are also working on various educational, institutional, commercial and mixed-use projects.

Excellent career opportunities in a stable design-oriented firm.  Compensation will commensurate with experience.  Our office is located in the Financial District within walking distance of all major transit systems.

If you meet the qualifications, please submit a cover letter, resume, and samples of work via PDF-formatted electronic copy only.  Please reference “Technical Architect” as the subject on all communications related to this job listing.  No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

A qualified candidate will possess:

  • More than 10 years of full-time experience in Architecture with focus on highly-detailed technically-challenging projects in California.
  • A Master or Bachelor of Architecture degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Solid working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA Accessibility Codes.
  • Strong discipline with accuracy, follow-up, communications, very detail-oriented, and diligent.
  • Solid experience in preparing submittals to various regulatory agencies.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with building permit process.
  • Strong commitment to QA/QC practices.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Rivet.
  • Strong team building skills.

Human Resource
SIM Architects, Inc.
433 California Street, Suite 620
San Francisco, CA 94104
resume@simarchitectsinc.com

 11/20/2014 Project Architect. 10+ Years of Experience

SIM Architects has a (K-12) Project Architect position available for an exceptional individual who is hard-working, diligent and focused with more than 10 years of full-time experience on K-12 educational building projects in California.  The position will provide opportunities for involvement throughout a project process with long-term career advancement potentials based on performance.  In-depth knowledge of DSA requisites as well as the overall public school/ construction process is required for this specific position.  We are currently working on various new campuses; major renovation/ alterations; campus master planning; district-wide programming; modernization; district standard formulation; and other full-services to various school districts in California.

Excellent career opportunities in a stable design-oriented firm.  Compensation will commensurate with experience.  Our office is located in the Financial District within walking distance of all major transit systems.

If you meet the qualifications, please submit a cover letter, resume, and samples of work via PDF-formatted electronic copy only.  Please reference “K-12 Project Architect” as the subject on all communications related to this job listing.  No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

A qualified candidate will possess:

  • More than 10 years of full-time experience in Architecture with focus on K-12 projects in California.
  • A Master or Bachelor of Architecture degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Solid working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA Accessibility Codes.
  • Strong discipline with accuracy, follow-up, communications, very detail-oriented, and diligent.
  • Solid experience in preparing submittals to various K-12 school regulatory agencies.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with DSA permit process.
  • Strong commitment to QA/QC practices.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Rivet and other Microsoft Project Software.
  • Strong team building skills.

Human Resource
SIM Architects, Inc.
433 California Street, Suite 620
San Francisco, CA 94104
resume@simarchitectsinc.com

11/20/2014 Intermediate Designer. 4+ Years of Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working full time for architectural firms in California
  • Bachelors Degree in Architecture preferred
  • Working towards Architectural license
  • Knowledge of wood frame construction
  • ArchiCAD proficiency
  • Experience in developing Construction Documents as part of a team

Michael Rex Architects is a well respected, design-oriented firm located on Sausalito’s waterfront, overlooking Richardson’s Bay. We are looking for a well-rounded and detail oriented Intermediate Designer with expertise in Type V construction on both residential and commercial projects.

Our residential work includes high-end custom homes, both new and remodeled, new homes for the speculative market, and multi-family planned unit developments.

We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits package, easy parking, close proximity to both the Ferry and Bus line, and a casual & supportive environment. If you meet the job qualifications and are interested in applying, please email your resume including examples of past work with a cover letter in PDF to Barbara Cavalier ( bac@rexassoc.com). Please put ‘Intermediate Designer’ in the email subject line.

No telephone calls or drop-ins and no placement agencies please.

11/18/2014 Studio Associate.

Hunt Hale Jones has a position available in our San Francisco office for an exceptional individual who is well organized, hard-working, professional and mature. The successful candidate must have an accredited degree in Architecture, internships and experience a plus. Strong design skills and the ability to design based on verbal direction are very important. The intermediate designer/drafter will be expected to develop projects from design through construction documents phases. We will expect the individual to be strongly motivated and self-directed, with a high level of problem solving skills. The ability to research codes, building products and systems, and solve design problems is essential.  AutoCAD proficiency, 3-dimensional computer modeling experience, and solid graphic design skills are required for this position.

We are currently working on various projects ranging from custom homes, neighborhood development and planning, multi-family, affordable and commercial and residential remodeling.

Excellent long-term career opportunities in a stable design and growth oriented firm. Compensation commensurate with experience.  Our office is located near the edge of the Financial District within walking distance of all major transit systems.

A qualified candidate will possess:

  • Experience in residential architecture.
  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Photoshop, 3-Dimensional illustration software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to take directions and offer elegant concepts for further review by the Design Principal.
  • Ability to complete design tasks in a timely constructive manner.
  • Great team player.
  • Knowledge of Type V construction
  • Excellent drafting skills

How to Apply:

Send email to jobs@hhja.com, please reference “Designer/Drafter” as the subject of your email.

Please submit samples of work along with a resume and a cover letter via electronic mail in PDF-format only. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

11/17/2014 Architect. 6+ Years of Experience

The East Bay Regional Park District’s Design and Construction Department is currently seeking a highly motivated, experienced Architect with innovative ideas to join a dynamic team of design professionals.  The Architect will perform, and direct performance of, professional architectural design for major new construction, historical restoration and remodeling projects in a collaborative, team-oriented environment

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, with major work in architecture; and,

Experience: Six years of experience in design, AutoCAD, permit acquisition, cost estimating and specifications writing, at least two of which must have been as a Project Manager; and

Certificates: Possession of a valid certificate of registration as an architect issued by the California State Board of Registration for Architects.

Closing Date: December 3, 2014

How to apply:  www.ebparks.org/jobs

11/14/2014 Senior Revit Drafter. 3+ Years of Experience

Established San Francisco firm with a broad range of building types and sizes is seeking an experienced Senior REVIT Drafter with a proven record of successfully providing architectural production for projects larger than $20 million.

We are searching for experienced BIM/Revit drafters to fill multiple openings for a new high profile project at SFO.  In this position, you will be responsible for the simultaneous work on a large model as well as the seamless integration of consulting engineering design and construction model information from our consultants.  A thorough knowledge of the REVIT and AutoCAD technology is a must.

Critical experience at this level of responsibility is required in the following:

  • At least 2 complete BIM/Revit projects of similar size and complexity.
  • Expert knowledge of and proven practical background in Autodesk Revit Architecture and related BIM software.
  • Experience on a Fast-Track Construction Project larger than $20 million.

We are a small firm that requires a skill set that should include proficiency in all phases of design and architectural production, utilizing the latest technologies. Quick advancement is likely for the qualified candidate. A permanent position and eventual partnership are potentially available.

Qualifications include:

  • Accredited professional degree in Architecture with history of increasing responsibilities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least 2 complete BIM/Revit projects of similar size and complexity.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Extensive experience detailing Type I and II commercial construction
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects, to set priorities and maintain schedules
  • An understanding of building materials, details, and construction techniques
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with confidence and professionalism
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Familiarity with applicable Codes and regulations, including ADA, including interpretive capabilities.

Applicants must have no less than 3 years of experience with responsibilities at this level.

The immediate need is for high volume REVIT production drawings on a $65 million San Francisco Airport terminal project.  Applicant may also work on other high-visibility projects that are already in progress.

Salary is dependent upon experience. The benefits package is tops. Long-term employment, leading to potential partnership is available. Submit letter of interest and résumé to LDA Architects, Human Resources at ldaarch@pacbell.net.

 11/13/2014 Intermediate Architect/Designer. 6-8 Years of Experience

ChrDAUER Architects, a busy San Francisco firm that specializes in residential, commercial, and interior projects. Our office maintains a casual, collegial, productive, multi-tasking environment. We are an intentionally small office of three, adding a fourth. Candidates should have working knowledge of custom residential and interior architecture and applicable building codes, and demonstrate a familiarity with ALL phases of project document development.

Please e-mail your resume, and samples of professional work you have personally executed to info@chrdauer.com in PDF format, 10MB max. No phone calls or office drop-ins please!

Qualifications:

  • 6-8 years full-time work within architect, engineer, and/or general contractor office
  • Professional degree from an accredited architecture school
  • US citizenship or valid work permit
  • Proven project management skills
  • Confident verbal, written, and graphic communication skills (hand AND digitally)
  • Resourceful, and proactive self-starter
  • Commitment to rigorous work yet maintain outside interests beyond architecture
  • Sense of humor
  • Mac-based (Powercadd, VectorWorks, ArchiCAD), Sketchup, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office
  • Making/building/craft experience, ARE and/or LEED exam initiation/completion = HUGE plus

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and skills
  • Full health/vision insurance benefits
  • Retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Paid holidays and PTO
  • Near 2 MUNI lines connecting to 16th BART
  • Music, coffee, small affectionate office dog.

11/13/2014 Junior Healthcare Designer. 1-5 Years of Experience

RATCLIFF is seeking a junior designer to join our healthcare group to work in a variety of capacities from feasibility studies and design work to construction administration.  The candidate will have the opportunity to contribute towards a quality healthcare portfolio representative of new ambulatory care centers, phased acute care projects, and ground up medical centers for the Bay Area’s top healthcare providers.  Must be well organized, have strong follow through and provide attention to detail.  We offer a creative environment, opportunities for career growth, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a supportive and collaborative place to work.

  • Minimum 1-5 years professional experience or internships in design and production of small to medium-sized projects is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is required. Masters in Healthcare Design a plus.
  • General working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA with desire to learn and understand how code affects design.
  • Strong verbal presentation skills and exceptional graphic skills using Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, In-Design and all Microsoft programs.  Rhino, Grasshopper and 3D Max a plus.

Please send resume with cover letter to: hr@ratcliffarch.com (NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE).  All responses will be held in confidence.

RATCLIFF, conveniently located in Emeryville, between Berkeley and Oakland, is just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco with easy access to freeways and public transportation.

11/13/2014 Healthcare Project Architect. 7-10 Years of Experience

RATCLIFF is seeking a talented, technically-orientated team player to join our healthcare group to work in a variety of capacities from initial design through construction administration. The initial work would be focused on accessibility barrier removal in Hospital buildings using AutoCAD platform with longer term ability to move into other project types. Must be well organized, have strong follow through and provide attention to detail.  We offer a creative environment, opportunities for career growth, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a supportive and collaborative place to work.

  • Minimum 7-10 years professional experience in design and production of small to medium-sized projects is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is required.
  • Solid working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA. OSHPD experience desirable.
  • California license required or significant progress toward.
  • Strong verbal presentation skills and exceptional graphic skills using Revit, AutoCAD, and all Microsoft programs.

Please send resume with cover letter to: hr@ratcliffarch.com (NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE).  All responses will be held in confidence.

RATCLIFF, conveniently located in Emeryville, between Berkeley and Oakland, is just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco with easy access to freeways and public transportation.

11/13/2014 Intermediate Healthcare Designer. 7-10 Years of Experience

RATCLIFF is seeking a design focused, technically-oriented team player to join our healthcare group to work in a variety of capacities from feasibility studies and design work from concept to occupancy. The candidate will have the opportunity to contribute towards a quality healthcare portfolio representative of new ambulatory care centers, phased acute care projects, and ground up medical centers for the Bay Area’s top healthcare providers.  Must be well organized, have strong follow through and provide attention to detail.  We offer a creative environment, opportunities for career growth, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a supportive and collaborative place to work.

  • Minimum 7 years professional experience in design and production of small to medium-sized projects is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is required.
  • General working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA with desire to learn and understand how code affects design.
  • Comfort level and talent in presenting design concepts and working in a team environment.
  • Evidence of progress towards California licensure.
  • Strong verbal presentation skills and exceptional graphic skills using Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, In-Design and all Microsoft programs.  Rhino, Grasshopper and 3D Max a plus.
  • Must be available locally to interview.

Please send resume with cover letter to:hr@ratcliffarch.com (NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE).  All responses will be held in confidence.

RATCLIFF, conveniently located in Emeryville, between Berkeley and Oakland, is just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco with easy access to freeways and public transportation.

11/12/2014 Project Architect. 8+ Years of Experience

Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. is an architectural firm founded in 1977 with a commitment to design projects with integrity, creativity, sustainability and cost effectiveness. Since our inception, we have successfully provided clients with comprehensive services to our clients. Maintaining communication and great relationships are the hallmarks of our success. Our office is a welcoming and exciting place to work. We develop our projects with teams that work collaboratively with our consultants, clients and contractors. Our firm’s philosophy of architectural practice is very simple: Every client has needs that must be equally balanced. The intent is to produce high quality design solutions with emphasis on delivering a functional, sustainable and efficient final product. We are looking to add people to our team who share our collaborative approach.

You will be based in our Oakland, CA office. Our salaries are competitive with great benefits, including health, dental and retirement plan.

Responsibilities: Design and assist in leading a team in the development of new and ongoing projects from planning through construction, with construction costs ranging from $100K to $30M. Project types will be primarily public K-12 schools but may include other building types. The person who fills this position must be able to work collaboratively and have excellent communication and management skills. Additional skills required include effective and collaborative coordination with consultants, management of office staff, direct client interface and eventual office representation.

Requirements: CA licensed architect with minimum 8 years experience. Revit experience required. Should have experience with education organizations and be familiar with DSA.

Please forward your resume by email to cfriedman@hy-arch.com. We invite you to visit our website, www.hy-arch.com. No agency or phone calls please.

11/12/2014 Intermediate Designer. 3-7 Years of Experience

ELS Architecture and Urban Design is looking for a creative, collaborative, and motivated intermediate level designer to join our team for a full-time assignment. We are one of the largest architectural and planning firms in the East Bay, dedicated to design excellence utilizing sustainable technologies and practices. Our award-winning portfolio includes retail mixed-use projects, historical renovation, theatres, and recreational facilities. ELS is located in downtown Berkeley, a block from BART and two blocks from the UC Berkeley campus. Desired qualifications:

  •      BA in Architecture, BArch or MArch degree.
  •      3 to 7 years architectural work experience.
  •      Strong detailing skills, preferably in Revit.
  •      Required: proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit.
  •      Preferred: experience with Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and SketchUp.
  •      Progress toward California registration preferred – full registration a plus.
  •      Competence in architectural drafting and detailing; knowledge of building materials and codes.
  •      Ability to work well in a team environment and individually.

Please email cover letter, resume, and samples of work (PDF format) to: hr@elsarch.com or mail to:

ELS Architecture and Urban Design Attn: Human Resources 2040 Addison Street Berkeley, CA 94704

No Phone Calls Please.

11/10/2014 Architectural Designer. 5+ Years of Experience

PYATOK Architects, Inc. is seeking an Architectural Designer to assist licensed Architects in designing and drafting architectural/urban/residential drawings; develop concepts for new interior/exterior construction; draw 2D, 3D, CAD & BIM architectural designs.

Good architectural design skills and proficient in programs such as AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp and Photoshop.

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture with a minimum of 5 years experience.

E-mail resume: employment@pyatok.com

11/7/2014 Job Captain/InteriorArchitect. 5+ Years of Experience

Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. is an architectural firm founded in 1977 with a commitment to design projects with integrity, creativity, sustainability and cost effectiveness. Since our inception, we have successfully provided clients with comprehensive services to our clients. Maintaining communication and great relationships are the hallmarks of our success. Our office is a welcoming and exciting place to work. We develop our projects with teams that work collaboratively with our consultants, clients and contractors. Our firm’s philosophy of architectural practice is very simple: Every client has needs that must be equally balanced. The intent is to produce high quality design solutions with emphasis on delivering a functional, sustainable and efficient final product. We are looking to add people to our team who share our collaborative approach.

Our salaries are competitive with great benefits, including health, dental and retirement plan.
Available position is for our office in Oakland, CA:

Responsibilities: We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Job Captain/Interior Architect position with specific experience in commercial projects. Candidates must be able to demonstrate expertise in putting together a complete set of DD and CD documents, detailing, and coordinate architectural details. In addition, candidates should be proficient in AutoCAD and Revit.

Requirements: 4 year Bachelors of Arts in Architecture degree and a minimum of five years of experience. Effective communication skills and a collaborative worker.

Please forward your resume by email to cfriedman@hy-arch.com. We invite you to visit our website, www.hy-arch.com. No agency or phone calls please.

11/7/2014 Interior Designer/Architect. 7+ Years of Experience

Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. is an architectural firm founded in 1977 with a commitment to design projects with integrity, creativity, sustainability and cost effectiveness. Since our inception, we have successfully provided clients with comprehensive services to our clients. Maintaining communication and great relationships are the hallmarks of our success. Our office is a welcoming and exciting place to work. We develop our projects with teams that work collaboratively with our consultants, clients and contractors. Our firm’s philosophy of architectural practice is very simple: Every client has needs that must be equally balanced. The intent is to produce high quality design solutions with emphasis on delivering a functional and efficient final product. We are looking to add people to our team who share our collaborative approach.

Our salaries are competitive with great benefits, including health, vision, dental and retirement plan.
These positions are available for our office in Oakland, CA.

Qualities: Strong time management and organization skills with the ability to work independently and efficiently to manage multiple projects. Knowledge of finishes and furniture standards for different market segments. Must be driven to excel under pressure and meet project deadlines. Ideal candidate will have a “can do” attitude with good analytical, problem-solving, presentational and excellent written/verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities: Manage multiple projects independently; assist with programming, space planning, construction documents, construction administration, project closeout, specifying finish selection, signage, and FF&E. Assist with contract writing and maintaining project budgets. Coordination of consultant drawings, vendors and client interaction.

Requirements: 7+ years of related work experience in education and corporate design environments, additional experience with healthcare facilities a plus. Must be proficient in AutoCAD 2012 and Revit 2014. Experience with In-Design, Sketch-Up, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel is a plus. Must be able to complete a set of construction documents independently and be familiar with CBC and CalDAG. NCIDQ is a plus.

Please forward your resume by email to cfriedman@hy-arch.com. We invite you to visit our website, www.hy-arch.com.

11/7/2014 Draftsperson. 2-5 Years of Experience

Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. is an architectural firm founded in 1977 with a commitment to design projects with integrity, creativity, sustainability and cost effectiveness. Since our inception, we have successfully provided clients with comprehensive services to our clients. Maintaining communication and great relationships are the hallmarks of our success. Our office is a welcoming and exciting place to work. We develop our projects with teams that work collaboratively with our consultants, clients and contractors. Our firm’s philosophy of architectural practice is very simple: Every client has needs that must be equally balanced. The intent is to produce high quality design solutions with emphasis on delivering a functional and efficient final product. We are looking to add people to our team who share our collaborative approach.

Our salaries are competitive with great benefits, including health, dental and retirement plan.
Available position is for our office in Oakland, CA:

Responsibilities:
HY’s philosophy is to include staff throughout all phases of a project as a means of ensuring quality and consistency and, because we feel that it develops pride, ownership and professional growth. The ideal candidate has 2 to 5 years of experience, is a problem solver, adept at developing drawings in Revit and has created graphic presentations. The selected candidate may participate in client or consultant meetings and is able to take on responsibility. We’re searching for the type of young architect who has the desire to follow a design through construction documents and construction administration.

The person who fills this position must know AutoCAD and have proficiency in Revit. Candidates demonstrating skill in Adobe Photoshop/ InDesign/ Illustrator and/or Ecotect will be given additional consideration.
Minimum Requirements: 4 year Bachelors of Arts in Architecture degree from an accredited program
PLEASE ONLY EMAIL RESUMES TO: cfriedman@hy-arch.com