DAHLIN is a diverse architecture and planning firm practice of 100+ multi-cultural professionals with offices in California and Washington. We offer more than 40 years of experience building communities where we live and work, driven by the vision of creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being. This same Passion for Place® starts with our own working environment—a positive community where people thrive. Please visit our website (www.dahlingroup.com) to learn more.
Start your career in a rewarding, creative atmosphere with our award-winning teams! We are currently seeking an entry-level PLANNER in our PLEASANTON, CA office!
In response to COVID-19, our staff are currently primarily working from home, in accordance with local county and state government orders. On occasion during shelter-in-place, project staff may still be required to visit active job sites (while following COVID regulations). New employees will be supported with virtual onboarding and training as well as online collaborative tools. We anticipate that employees will return to their respective office locations once restrictions are lifted and DAHLIN determines it is safe to do so. Therefore, prospective candidates for this position should be prepared to commute regularly to their assigned office.
Under the general supervision of a senior project team member, an individual in this position develops design or technical solutions within a professional planning team, and is also responsible for assistance to other project teams as directed:
Assists in the review of small projects or selected segments of a larger project
Conducts field evaluations and assessments
Conducts research for conformance with codes, plans, and regulations
Assists in design layouts which require researching, compiling, drafting, and creation of graphic packages for assigned projects
May assist in the evaluation of rezonings, ordinance amendments, site plans, special use permits, variances and other proposals
Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:
Graduate of a NAAB accredited 4 or 5 year architecture school
Demonstrated skills and talent in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp modeling, Adobe Photoshop, and preparation of presentation materials
Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through
Strong verbal and graphic communication, organizational and collaborative skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Commitment to their own professional growth as designer, architect, or planner.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without visa sponsorship
Including a link to an online portfolio is a huge plus! Real people review every application, so we regret that due to the large volume of inquiries, we are unable to accept phone calls regarding the status of applications. We'll be sure to contact you if we need more information. Apply now!
Non-local candidates will be considered. However, DAHLIN may or may not offer relocation benefits depending on business needs. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer. Sponsorship for an employment visa, now or in the future, is not available for this position.
We do not accept resumes from recruiters, placement agencies, or other staffing vendors who have not signed an agreement with us. Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.
DAHLIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.
Internal Number: 1142
About Dahlin Goup
D A H L I N: PASSION FOR PLACE.
DAHLIN is a diverse architecture and planning practice of 150+ multi-cultural professionals working with developers, municipalities and private clients. We successfully support client relationships by matching our expertise with their expectations and goals – listening and effectively collaborating to craft sustainable communities and urban environments. Our design solutions are innovative, real and achievable. Our people are passionate about creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being.
P L A C E M A K I N G:
We are driven by the vision of enhancing environments where people live and interact so that they feel the meaning of "place". Designing with relevant vernacular and in context, we partner with our clients to create healthy communities that celebrate diverse lifestyles and the natural environment.
L E G A C Y O F D E S I G N:
Our design solutions are innovative, real and proven by a history of built projects that enrich peoples’ lives and are financially successful. We bring a collaborative approach to sustainable design that is creative, persistent and responsive to the changing nature of community.
C O M M I... T M E N T:
We embrace change and opportunity with enthusiasm to increase value for our employee-owned firm. Transparency and continuous improvement are integral to our financial goals – allowing us to provide the platform for thought leadership, education and giving back in our communities.
C U L T U R E:
Our diverse, multi-cultural, smart, talented people are rewarded for motivation, initiative, collaboration and achievement. We insist on a positive, engaging workplace where compassionate interaction, meaningful debate, and sharing of knowledge and new ideas are expected.