VJS is a full-service construction company with an architectural department specializing in Design-Build small to mid-size commercial architecture.
We are seeking an Intermediate Architect to help facilitate the design build process on commercial, light industrial, retail, institutional and mixed use projects. The individual we seek will have verifiable skills in project design, production and coordination of project construction documents, and managing client relationships. Key responsibilities include management of the construction phase, client, contractor and consultant coordination, and budget, scope and schedule compliance. Applicants should have a thorough understanding of design requirements, codes, construction standards and current trends.
This position reports to a licensed Architect.
Work smart: superior at being efficient + communicative
Work all phases of architectural practice on market-ready projects (interior and exterior)
Perform on projects from design development, construction documents, construction administration, schedules, deadlines and budgets
Oversee and review construction documents with in-house standards
Provide technical experience in coordinating high quality construction documents including documentation compliant with building codes, project requirements, and permits
Manage construction administration, including answering RFIs, reviewing submittals, and solving construction-related issues in the office and in the field
Resolve technical, code and agency approved issues
Coordinate and interface with consultants and construction teams
Strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills as well as strong organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple fast-paced projects simultaneously
Knowledge of Wisconsin Building Codes, IBC, NFPA
Knowledge in all construction types
5-7 years of solid AutoCAD experience
5-7 years of RECENT Construction Document experience in commercial interiors/exteriors
Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD and Sketchup
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Proficient in Architectural and Interior Design Standards
Bachelor OR Masters of Architecture degree
High level of organization and attention to detail
Founded in 1947, VJS Construction Services is one of Wisconsin’s Top 10 general contractors, construction managers, and design builders. We specialize in developing distinctive facilities for education, senior living, housing, retail, manufacturing, medical, corporate office, religious and government. We have more than 200 employees and an average annual volume of over $100 million.