Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking a Project Architect to join our architectural team. The position will be based in Asheville. Summit is committed to training and advancement of our employees. Our Project Architect will be responsible for the technical and production aspects of projects from design development through implementation. The Project Architect will work collaboratively with other Architects and Engineers in the direction and execution of project work and in the documentation of project scope. The Project Architect will provide construction and contract administration services.
Provide Construction Administration services for various projects
Develop design drawings, such as plans, sections, elevations and models using Revit and AutoCAD
Quality control of documentation.
Provide field review to make sure what is being built is exactly what has been submitted in order to resolve any issues or problems during construction.
Confer with clients, engineers, consultants, contractors, and others during various stages of project development.
Coordination of project design and project team
Prepare and review Addenda, Bulletins, Change Orders, Field Observation Reports, Applications for Payments, Construction Documents, Shop Drawings, and materials for compliance with design intent and requirements.
Create contract documents
Architectural degree from an accredited institution
7+ years of experience, with at least 3 years as a licensed Architect and progressive responsibilities in all phases of architecture and experience in the Construction Administration Phase of projects.
Must have strong construction knowledge and be able to communicate with architects, engineers, and construction managers as well as other consultants and clients.
Ability to develop solutions to technical challenges
Solid understanding of drawing conventions, file organization, external references and technical accuracy
Experience using Revit, AutoCAD, 3D Studio Max and Google Sketch-Up
Demonstrated knowledge of architectural design, detailing, building materials, building codes, construction techniques, and costs.
Demonstrated practical knowledge of general architectural practice including programming, site planning, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering.
Highly motivated with a commitment to design excellence
Summit Design and Engineering Services, PLLC is a multi-discipline civil engineering and design firm. We are based in Hillsborough, NC, but have offices in Raleigh, NC, Durham, NC and South Boston, VA. We provide the following services: Architecture, Structural Engineering, Surveying, Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Construction Materials Testing, Construction Management, Highway Des...ign, Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Investigation, Environmental Engineering, Water Resources, Land Development and Landscape Architecture.