Derivi Castellanos Architects is a mid-sized architecture firm with offices in San Jose and Stockton CA, specializing in the Education Sector (K12, Colleges, and Universities)
We are seeking qualified individuals for the position of Senior Architect and Project Architect. Responsibilities extend to all facets of project delivery with expectations for design collaboration and skillful production in detail. Excellent communication skills will be essential along with self-motivation and confidence in working with project teams including consultants and clients. DCA subscribes to a business model that values and encourages an individual’s professional advancement as a measure of collective success.
Independently produce and manage all design, permit and construction documents and specifications.
Demonstrate project stewardship in coordination of consulting engineers.
Assist with bidding and negotiation.
Construction Administration services including regular meetings, responses to RFI’s, review of contractor payment applications, budget management, shop drawing review, detailing, client review, project closeout.
Coordinate project delivery schedule with consultants, client and or contractors.
Skillsets, Experience, and Capabilities:
Degree in architecture with work experience and demonstrated excellent capabilities.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and manage projects with minimal supervision.
Experience with DSA submittals, review, and permit processing
Experience and capabilities with projects in the Education Sector, including new buildings, renovations, modernizations, etc. This would include all types of project delivery.
Software and Hardware
Microsoft Office and Teams platform.
Experience in Revit, Blue Beam, Dropbox,
Production in AutoCAD and Revit (mostly Revit).
Compensation and Interest Submission:
Competitive Salary, 401K, Profit Sharing, and Performance Bonuses available.
Please submit your resume to our Chief Operating Officer: Chris Brown (email@example.com).
For more information about our firm, please visit us at dcaaia.com
All applicants must currently hold a valid US work visa or other equivalent to be legally employed in the US. International sponsorships are currently not available.
All enquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.
Recruiters - please do not contact us.
Excel in architectural design and production.
Manage project from inception to close out.
Obtain required approvals from authorities having jurisdiction.
Founded by Linda Derivi and Steve Castellanos, Derivi Castellanos Architects (DCA) has been in business for over 40 years servicing clients across California and specializing in education. During its entire history, the firm has enjoyed a reputation for responsiveness to client needs, teamwork, high-quality design solutions, and above all excellent customer service.
In 2014, Juan Barroso (Senior Member) joined DCA at our main office in Stockton, as Managing Partner and is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s operations. Since joining the firm, Juan has implemented a plan of technical and service improvements, which have resulted in growth exceeding 30% per year with exceptional customer satisfaction.