CURRENT POSTING

Senior Technical Architect 

We are currently seeking a Senior Technical Architect with substantial and proven professional skills acquired from prior work experience and education. An individual in this position will collaborate with the Project Manager/Senior Associate, while working independently, as part of a team, or as the lead of a team in the development of documents for small to large scale projects. Documents may be developed in Revit and/or AutoCAD, (as project requirements dictate), proficiency in both is required. The position also requires the individual to be well-versed in coordinating with technical consultants across all disciplines, and throughout all standard phases of architectural service

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop drawing sets using JPRA and AIA standards; must be able to produce/assemble a set of construction documents from start to finish in Revit and AutoCAD.

  • Ability to demonstrate effective leadership skills, to ensure technical development of documents, project coordination, and quality control for assigned projects.

  • Contribute to the creation of quality and comprehensive documentation for all phases of a project, ensuring compliance with design intent, applicable codes, ADA and other jurisdictional requirements, project scope, schedule, and budget. 

  • Capable of carrying out independent assignments with minimal supervision.

  • Research and suggest products and systems for use as part of building envelope assemblies.

  • Actively participate in team meetings (virtual and in-person).

  • Lead and/or coordinate the work of consultants and possess a strong understanding of structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and life-safety building systems.

  • Ability to multi-task, manage time/workload, and meet client deadlines within allowable timeframes as determined by the project manager or Principal in charge.

  • Experienced in standard architectural responsibilities during construction administration, including review of shop drawings, RFI's, virtual or in-person attendance at construction meetings with owner, contractor, and creation of project punch lists.

  • Ensure office and industry standards for projects are maintained.

  • Reports to the Project Manager and/or Principal in charge of assigned projects.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor of Architecture preferred.

  • 5-10 years of architectural experience, exhibiting strong detailing skills and an understanding of constructability issues.

  • Proven experience in Revit as a primary modeler and in developing technical details.

  • Architectural license preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as verbal presentation skills.

  • Organizational skills with the ability to recall information and documents quickly.

  • Review and coordinate design and construction documents.

  • Works well under deadline pressure, and as part of a team.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient in design software including Revit and AutoCAD, as well as Bluebeam Revu and Microsoft Office Suite.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work is performed sitting at a PC.

  • Travel may be required.

TO APPLY

You may submit your resume by mail or to careers@jpra.com. Please include a cover page with a summary of your skills, how your skills would complement this position and your salary requirement.

JPRA Architects

Attn: Human Resources

39300 W. 12 Mile Road, Suite 180

Farmington Hills, MI 48331

COLLABORATION

Joining our team means working on project teams with exceptionally talented and dedicated colleagues. It means contributing to significant projects and making an impact on communities across North America.