Friday, March 26, 2021

Siegel & Strain Architects has an opening for a Technical Architect

Siegel & Strain Architects is a vibrant, award-winning, women-owned, 26-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 www.siegelstrain.com. Current projects in design include:

  • Several National Park Service projects including visitor centers and historic renovations.
  • Lab, office, and maintenance support facilities for local utilities.
  • A 41-unit net-zero housing project.
  • Rehabilitation of former Coast Guard facilities to serve as affordable housing in West Marin.
  • A major addition to a church in Berkeley.
  • 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 youth camp in Southern California.
  • New housing and dining hall at a meditation retreat center.
  • We are wrapping-up construction of a new public library and renovation of a Boys & Girls Club recreation center.
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 Technical Architect to work on projects in schematic design through bid support with an emphasis on iterating design solutions, materials and assembly research, consultant coordination, document production and organization, detailing, and QA/QC processes.

Qualifications:


  • Degree in architecture from an accredited architecture program
  • 15+ years of experience in architecture offices 
  • Strong design skills
  • Ability to research, problem solve, and iterate design solutions
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-up, and Adobe Suite 
  • Strong organizational, writing and interpersonal skills 
  • Expertise in preparing construction documents and details, particularly for Type V construction
  • Significant experience with California building codes analysis and documentation 
  • Significant experience with consultant coordination and project management
  • Experience in construction administration
  • Experience on community-serving projects is a plus
  • LEED accreditation, green design experience is a plus
  • Experience working on re-use or historic buildings is a plus 
  • Proficiency in energy, daylighting or similar modeling/analysis is a plus
  • Licensure


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.


How to Apply:

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, references and work samples. 

Format: PDF format required. No compressed files please.

Address to: resume@siegelstrain.com

Subject line: Technical Architect


NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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