Attend and document client meetings and have good communication skills.
Establish requirements for the public agency review process, and procure all documentation available regarding all utilities and applicable Planning, Zoning, and Government Agencies. .
Assist in developing a preliminary schedule for initiation and completion of the Architectural/Engineering working drawings.
Coordinate work of the sub-consultants throughout all phases of design and construction.
Observe the progress of physical construction and relay problems and/or corrections required to the Project Manager to insure the proper interpretation of architectural plans is relayed to the field and quality control is attained.
Maintain a conformed set of drawings.
Be technically proficient in all construction types.
Must have excellent knowledge of building codes and ADA requirements.
Duties include quality control, job coordination and client interaction skills
Position is full time with health care benefits and 401(k) participation. Located in South Orange County, CA.
Reports directly to Principal
Experience with commercial, retail, healthcare, and mixed-use projects. Auto dealership experience desired but not required.
10-15 yrs. experience required. Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Vectorworks (preferred but not required)
Must be able to communicate professionally and work closely with clients and construction team on a variety of tasks as required to advance a project through any of the conceptual, schematic, design development, construction documentation, bidding or construction administration phases;
interacting with clients and engineering consultants as required to coordinate different aspects of a project; participating in on-site tasks, including existing condition verification and construction phase administration;
and assisting in the development of technical aspects and details of a project.
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience.
Architecture and Interior Design firm in business for 42 years. We specialize in commercial retail, healthcare and public facilities. We were the auto dealership design partner for BMW North America for 10 years. Designed over 350 auto dealerships in the U.S. WAI is a 12 person firm seeking a senior architect with 10-15 years experience.