RQ, LLC, headquartered in beautiful Carlsbad, CA (North San Diego County), is seeking experienced Architects with an advanced level of large scale commercial, federal and/or industrial type project experience to join our integrated design/build team to contribute to true integrated project delivery for the Department of Defense. Projects are challenging and diverse, both technically and geographically (California, Washington, Virginia, North Carolina, Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, etc.).
We have a dynamic 35+ multi-disciplined Architectural team (and growing), including 10 licensed Architects to deliver integrated design-build projects. We utilize the highest levels of design and 3D technologies for production and construction. We are a true IPD Design-Build company that is looking for broad-thinking Architects to be part of a uniquely dynamic culture of innovation and collaboration that encompasses all aspects of design/build. We truly offer the best of both worlds and focus on developing our staff in all aspects of project delivery. The holistic experience at RQ is like no other.
From one Architect's perspective, "There is no better environment to work, than with a team of designers and builders collaborating together to deliver the best built environment for our nation's military agencies." From another Architect's perspective, "It is exciting to work for a company that encourages a team effort for design and is passionate about professional development and mentoring. We are fortunate to work in an environment that incorporates all facets of the construction industry from estimators to the building trades. . . and we are better Architects as a result."
We have openings for Architects with proven leadership and technical skills supporting commercial design projects in the $30 - $50M range (or higher), and contributing to the design team in all phases of project delivery.
* A BA degree in Architecture or related field is the minimum formal education required for this position.
*8-10 (Job Captain) or 18-20 (Design PM) years' experience in full-time architectural Revit/CAD (Revit highly preferred) drafting and construction documentation processes with three or more of those years in commercial design projects required. Project design experience with the Department of Defense (DoD) is preferred.
*Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Internet, etc.) at the highest working knowledge, required. Specific software literacy (Revit v2020 or higher, ACAD v2020 or higher, Sketchup) required. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and MS Visio preferred, but not required.
*Previous work experience in the construction design-build industry preferred.
*CA architectural licensure required for Architect title.
Additional Salary Information: Very competitive, DOE and Depending on Level (JC through Design Project Manager)
About RQC, LLC
Since 1996, RQ has been a leading player in Southern California's robust commercial and governmental Design-Build economy. We now have a national presence with current projects approaching $800M, spanning coast to coast.
At our brand new Headquarters in beautiful Carlsbad, CA, we are a full-service Design-Build company with an in-house Architectural team of approximately 35 Architects/Designers/Engineers (15 licensed) utilizing the latest technology and collaborative, integrated, innovative processes to provide Architectural/design-build services. We specialize in fast-track projects in new commercial construction for both public and private clients, with a primary focus in the Department of Defense, Healthcare, Advanced Technology, Hospitality, and Education markets.
The success of this company has been built on three pillars: Quality, Integrity, and Leadership. Our employees work hard as a team, thrive on innovation and remain committed to being the first choice of our clients as well as all other stakeholders. In return we offer an excellent work environment, very competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
RQC is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.