Architect

We are seeking a forward-looking Mid-Level – Senior Architect who can independently perform a variety of conventional and moderately complex architectural assignments by applying architectural design standards, practices, and techniques for a federal client with a nation-wide facilities footprint. You will exercise discretion and independent judgment in developing original designs and oversee projects from design development through construction. Work will entail design of new facilities as well as renovation of existing spaces to incorporate new designs standards that enhance employee well-being. You will assist the client in the enforcement of design standards, development of facility strategies and reviews of designs for facilities during the project planning, design, and construction phases to ensure the Government standards and industry codes are followed.

Location:

Ideally the candidate will be located in Euless, TX, Washington, DC, or Aliso Viajo, CA but work can be performed remotely from anywhere within U.S.

Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of assignments such as conducting architectural studies, developing design concepts and design criteria. Reviews CAD drawings, renderings, layouts, models, and construction documents.
  • Writes construction specifications and prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials. Interfaces with suppliers as required.
  • Coordinates work with engineering and construction units at project site. Reviews, approves, and issues detailed design and construction drawings and specifications prepared by others.
  • Perform and review portfolio planning including capital improvements, budgeting, alternative analysis, and cost estimates.
  • Ensure Government, state, and local regulations, codes, directives and standards are met.
  • Experience in adaptive reuse, building renovation, expansion, and new construction.
  • Work closely with internal teams to conceptualize, design and produce project documentation.
  • Set, monitor and maintain project budgets, work plans, and schedules through all phases of the design process.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
  • 8+ years of experience
  • Must be a Licensed Architect
  • Application of architectural design standards, practices, and techniques, including sketching, rendering, model-building, and presentation drawing.
  • Proficiency in CAD, Revit, Adobe InDesign and other software packages typically associated with architectural design
  • Knowledge of code requirements and ability to efficiently interface with agencies having jurisdiction
  • Travel will be required within the U.S.
  • Applicants selected for this position must be able to pass a government background investigation

Full Benefits Package Available

  • Salary: based upon experience and location
  • Mid-Level Architect- $85,000 – $120,000
  • Senior Architect- $105,000 – $140,000

GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. GCI gives preferential treatment to veterans.

 

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