IA Interior Architects, the only global architecture firm concentrating exclusively on interior architecture, is hiring a full-time Job Captain in the Chicago, IL office. As Job Captain, you will be responsible for creating contract documents, contract administration and for working with the Project Architect to ensure that a technical solution consistent with the project design is developed and produced:
Specific responsibilities will include:
Creates contract documents (CDs).
Reviewing CDs to ensure compliance with firm standards, mechanical and building systems, codes and ADA requirements.
Ensures compliance with CAD standards.
Coordinating consultants' work to ensure timely submission of documents.
Coordinating all engineering work to ensure compliance with the design solution.
Manages projects through contract administration phase.
Managing contract documents and contract administration within established budgets.
Develops and represents lead technical viewpoint on projects.
Provides technical solutions to design dilemmas.
Ensures technical adherence to office and firm-wide standards.
Contributes to local and firm-wide business development goals.
May have management responsibilities.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Graduate of an accredited architecture or design school.
5+ years experience producing commercial interior design projects.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Extensive knowledge of the commercial interior architecture and/or design industry, including a working knowledge of equipment and materials, space requirements, and design standards and principles.
Advanced documentation and field observation skills.
Extensive knowledge of building systems, codes and ADA requirements.
Extensive contract administration knowledge, including completion of contract documents.
Expert interior architectural detailing skills.
Extensive knowledge of equipment and materials.
Extensive knowledge of space requirements.
Extensive knowledge of design standards and principles.
Intermediate MS Office application skills.
Intermediate skills using a project management software application, MS Project preferred.
Advanced AutoCAD/ADT skills.
Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
Intermediate presentation and graphic communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage and lead staff through a combination of direct authority and subject-matter expertise.
Working knowledge of budget preparation and proven ability to manage projects within budgetary constraints.
IA is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer and is dedicated to providing employment and promotional opportunities based on individual merit. Qualified minorities, females, disabled individuals and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
IA Interior Architects is the largest global architectural firm to concentrate exclusively on interior architecture. Our focus on interiors drove the creation of the company and continues to be our driving force today. We offer our clients unique benefits that come from our specialized focus and global resources.