Architect, Computer Aided Design, Information Technology (IT)
4 Year Degree
The Technical / QA Director will:
Participate in the weekly team leader meetings with the Director of Operation to learn of each project schedule and plan the QA/QC reviews.
In conjunction with Project Teams, review construction drawings as an extra “check” for code, constructability and compliance with DR CAD and Format standards.
Lead and work with the CAD committee to develop a CAD library that includes but is not limited to construction details categorized, cataloged and searchable for staff use.
If needed, be available to develop and draw details for specific projects that will then be catalogued
Research and deploy Revit standards and train staff as needed.
Develop effective project processes, protocols, quality assurance program, tools and reference standards for construction documents, CAD and Building Code.
Be or become familiar with CSI and its application to Interiors projects.
Building products as may be needed.
Develop an architectural building products library as may be needed.
Research mobile apps that could be integrated in workflow in the areas of survey, field review and punch list.
Working with the Director of Operations and QA Principal to develop tutorial programs for Studio team members that may include CAD library tutorials, basic code, drawing structure and format.
Develop training manuals or consolidate online training programs for staff use.
Competency Statement (s)
Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
Active Listening – Ability to actively attend to, convey and understand the comments and questions of others.
Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
Loyal – The trait of feeling a duty to the employer
Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy
Responsible – Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct
Sales Ability – Ability to use appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to gain acceptance of a product, services, idea.
Assertiveness – Ability to act in self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment.
Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Ambition – The drive to achieve personal advancement
Conceptual Thinking – Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Bachelor’s Degree (four year college or university)
Minimal of 10 years as a senior project architect with extensive construction documents and field experience in interior architecture.
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, CSI, Microsoft Excel, Projects, Word
Certificates & Licenses:
NCARB IDP completed or should be preparing for the ARE.
Active member of professional, business or community organizations.
Adheres to the firm’s policies, procedures and ethical principles and supports adherence by colleagues.
Sets a positive example by providing timely, meaningful verbal and written feedback.
Sets a tone of professionalism and integrity with clients and team.
Seeks advice and feedback from peers and leaders to strengthen effectiveness.
Creates atmosphere of trust, tolerance, and acceptance and seeks diverse views within the team.
Does not abuse his/her position by taking advantage or violating office policies.
Demonstrates continuous learning without undue impact to project schedule or office work schedule.
Shares and applies knowledge gained with work colleagues.
Supports the assimilation of new team members; remains accessible to all staff.
Recognizes members of the team for their efforts and successes.
Addresses conflicts in a timely, sensitive manner; escalates to leadership when appropriate.
Respectfully and appropriately challenges behavior of others that is inconsistent with the firm’s policies.
Recognizes ineffective strategies and recommends alternative approaches or solutions.
Protects the intellectual property of the firm by assuring that content is quality controlled.
About Design Republic Partners Architects, LLP
We’re a highly experienced architectural design firm specializing in corporate workplace, retail, and media technology design. For over 20 years, across more than 200 world-class clients, our team has perfected the process of driving business through design.
We pride ourselves on being transparent and constructive, and are committed to exploring new ways to push design excellence and results together. If you’re interested in working with us, as a team member or a client, you’ll be welcomed into a fun environment built on trust and accountability.
The Design Republic story is rooted in a belief system that embodies our unique design culture; a culture that challenges the status quo, a culture of purpose, a culture of trust and a culture of honest and constructive dialogue.
“Clients don’t buy what we do, they buy what we believe”