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Project Architect Position (20-002)

K. Dixon Architecture
March 13, 2020
Washington DC, Maryland, United States of America
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Project Architect Position (19-001)

KDA is seeking a Project Architect to be responsible for the leadership and technical execution of project design, building code and stamping, technical quality of project documentation. In this role, the Project Architect will:

  • Plan and conduct work requiring independent judgment in the evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard construction components and systems to execute design intent
  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate detailed phases of professional work in part of a medium scope project or in a total project of smaller scope
  • Ensure compliance with applicable codes and ADA requirements
  • Assist in developing project staff-hours and planning schedule for his/her aspects of the project
  • Coordinate the layout, design, drafting, and specifications produced by other architects and technicians who assist in specific assignments
  • Mentor junior staff and assist in the development of future project architects
  • In consultation with the Principal assist in establishing project design criteria
  • Through research, study, and consultation with outside consultants and professional societies, keep informed of new developments and systems as they influence the individual's particular field of architectural practice and design
  • Promote technologies and methodologies to create innovative approaches and improve technical quality of work product; keep abreast of new technologies, changes in building codes, and advances in the industry
  • Work collaboratively in a cross discipline environment to produce integrated project documents, and insure integrated design approaches and solutions

Position Requirements

  • Professional degree in Architecture or closely related field
  • At least three (3) to five (5) years of related experience
  • Licensure is highly preferred
  • Must possess knowledge of architectural practice and basic code principles
  • Ability to use BIM software (Revit)
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead others and foster teamwork
  • Ability to use good judgment and make timely decisions
  • Possesses knowledge of basic firm financial metrics related to project management
  • Proactive management style

Contact Information

Send resumes to info@kdixonarchitecture.com

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