BLRB Architects is looking for experienced project managers, licensed architects, job captains and intern architects to join our team. We have positions available in Tacoma and Spokane, Washington and Portland and Bend, Oregon. In continuous practice for 65 year, our firm is an award-winning specialist in educational architecture and is an acknowledged northwest regional leader in K-12 facility planning and design. Our Bend office also serves commercial, hospitality and multi-family housing projects.
Project Manager/Project Architect: We're looking for creative, organized and self-motivated, experienced architects to serve as project managers and project architects for projects $10-$50+ million in construction value. The most successful candidate will:
*Be licensed in Washington and/or Oregon State (or have the ability to become so). *Have 10+ years of experience as an architect, project manager and/or construction administrator. *Have an integral understanding of all phases of project planning, programming, design and construction. *Have experience developing and delivering complex new, replacement, modernization and addition projects. *Be self-motivated, well-organized, a good communicator and work effectively as a team leader. *Be comfortable and effective making presentations to clients, prospective clients, stakeholder grounds and agency review staff. *Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp and industry-typical project management systems. *K-12 facility experience and LEED accreditation are highly desirable.
Architect/Job Captain: We also have opportunities for licensed and unlicensed architecture professionals seeking positions as architects and job captains. The successful candidates for these positions may be licensed or unlicensed and will have:
*Five (5) or more years of architectural experience in a firm environment. *Bachelors and/or Masters Degree of Architecture for an accredited institution and working toward licensure if not already. *Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, rendering programs, Photoshop and Illustrator and the ability to participate in construction document development. *Creative and technical ability to solve complex design issues *Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interface with clients, consultants and jurisdictional agencies. *Ability to work well independently and as part of a project team. *K-12 facility experience and LEED Green Associate or LEED AP highly desirable.
Intern Architects: We have opportunities for young architecture professionals so serve as an integral part of project teams while working toward licensure. Our most successful architectural interns have:
*Bachelors or Masters Degree of architecture form an accredited institution. *At least one year of experience in a professional environment. *Ability to work well within a team environment, take direction from project managers and architects and follow through on project assignments. *Are highly motivated self-starters with a desire to gain practical experience in all elements of project planning, programming, design, documentation and construction. *Proficiency in SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, Revit, AutoCAD and/or other documentation and visualization software.
BLRB Architects operates four offices throughout Washington and Oregon -- Tacoma, Spokane, Portland and Bend -- servicing on average $350 million in construction volume annually. We offer a competitive salary, and a benefit package that includes profit sharing, employer 401(k) contribution, 100% employer paid employee health and life insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. BLRB Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and graphic work samples and three professional references. Please include the position for which you are applying in the subject line and indicate in which of our office(s) you are interested in working. Email attachments should be under 8MB. No phone inquiries, please.