Monday, August 24, 2020

Looking for a Project Architect

SIEGEL & STRAIN ARCHITECTS has an opening for a
Project Architect with 8-12 years of experience.

Siegel & Strain Architects is a vibrant, award-winning, women-owned, 20-person East Bay firm with a diverse range of projects. We are a design- and research-oriented practice with a national reputation for advancing sustainable design. We work with innovative sub-consultants and use forward-looking materials and systems. Our portfolio includes civic and educational projects, camps and retreat centers, schools, recreational buildings, custom homes and historic buildings. Our work can be viewed at Current projects in design include:

  • A new visitor center for Save the Redwoods League and National Park Service.
  • Several National Park Service projects including visitor centers and historic renovations.
  • Lab, office and maintenance support facilities for a wastewater treatment plant.
  • A youth camp in southern California.
  • Civic, community and overnight camp facilities for the City of Berkeley.
  • Facilities in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
  • Environmental education facilities at a nature preserve in Sonoma County.
  • A 41-unit net-zero housing project.
  • A net-zero affordable housing building re-use project.
  • Several community-serving projects initiating construction including a new family camp near Yosemite, an entrance station at Pinnacles National Park, a camp community center in Sonoma County, and renovation of a Boys & Girls Club. We are wrapping-up construction of a new public library.
We typically work in collaborative teams of two or more people each with specific roles and responsibilities on individual projects. We are looking for a self-starting project architect to work on projects from pre-design through construction phase.

  • Minimum B. Arch.; Master of Architecture preferred
  • 8-12 years of experience in architecture offices 
  • Strong design skills
  • Ability to research and problem solve
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Rhino and Adobe Suite 
  • Strong organizational, writing and interpersonal skills 
  • Experience preparing construction documents and details, particularly for Type V construction
  • Experience working with California building codes
  • Experience in project management and consultant coordination is a plus
  • Experience in construction administration is a plus
  • Experience on community-serving projects is a plus
  • LEED accreditation, green design experience is a plus
  • Experience working on building reuse within historic contexts is a plus 
  • Proficiency in rendering and parametric programs is a plus
  • Proficiency in energy, daylighting or similar modeling/analysis is a plus
  • Licensure or progress toward licensure is a plus
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include nine paid holidays, paid time off, FSA, health insurance, professional development allowance, testing reimbursement, transit reimbursement, and 401(k) plan.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, references and work samples. 
Format: PDF format required. No compressed files please.
Subject line: Project Architect


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