Balzer and Associates, Inc., is seeking an Architect with 0 to 5 years of experience. This is a career tract position with long-term growth opportunity. Our employees are development consultants. You will perform all phases of architectural work including planning, designing and observing the construction. You will be involved in new building designs, additions, alterations, restorations and historic preservation from the earliest stages through completion. The goal is to satisfy the client’s needs by producing sustainable, economical, functional and aesthetically pleasing designs. This is an excellent career opportunity for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join a team of outstanding professionals. At Balzer, our employees utilize the latest technology to solve our client’s most challenging problems. Our office culture offers a relaxed, enjoyable and professional environment. Balzer currently has offices in Roanoke, Christiansburg, Richmond, Staunton and Harrisonburg.
This position requires a 5 year professional Architectural degree or a Masters degree in Architecture.
Manage project from start to finish to ensure high quality, innovative and functional design
Identify clients’ needs and put together feasibility reports and design proposals
Develop ideas keeping in mind clients’ needs, building usage and environmental impact
Produce detailed drawings and make necessary corrections
Compile project specifications
Establish and keep within budget and timelines
Ensure work is carried out to specific standards, building codes, guidelines and regulations
Make on-site visits to verify and document existing conditions, check on project status and report on project
Cooperate and liaise with construction professionals and other consultants
Follow architectural trends and advancements
Actively participate in community groups and committees
Strong portfolio to prove artistic skills
Knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rule, regulations and quality standards
Excellent drawing skills and familiarity with design software (AutoCAD and REVIT)
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office
Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions
Capable of multi-tasking working timely-manner environment and dependable to meet deadlines
Highly organized, self-motivated and detail and design oriented.
Communication and project management skills
Candidate must be able to work well in a collaborative, team culture
Additional Salary Information: Balzer and Associates, Inc. is an EOE.
Founded in 1967 as a Planning Consulting firm, Balzer and Associates, Inc. has expanded to include complete Architectural, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Landscape Architectural, Land Surveying, Soils and Environmental services. This diversity enables Balzer and Associates, Inc. to serve its clients from site selection through construction.
With offices t...hroughout Virginia, Balzer and Associates, Inc. offers comprehensive architectural, engineering and surveying services for private and public development projects. Our focus on building positive lifelong relationships with our clients is evident when you view our work and meet our employees.