Play a key part in designing exciting public and commercial projects in the Bay Area and California. Join RDC’s growing team in Sonoma, CA. This position requires strong Revit skills, great interpersonal abilities and a thorough knowledge of architectural design and construction. During the Covid period most of our staff will be working remotely from the office. RDC will support the successful applicant in establishing remote operations.
RDC is an award-winning firm with offices in Sonoma and Emeryville CA. We specialize in the planning, programming and design of public and commercial projects. Current projects include; police and fire stations, youth and family centers, 911 dispatch centers, emergency operations centers, fire training centers, hospitality and food industry architecture. RDC is seeking an experienced Architect or designer with strong design, technical and management skills. We offer competitive salary and benefits.
Utilizing Revit software, design, coordinate and assemble complete sets of design and construction documents
Work collaboratively with RDC Principals and project teams
Coordinate multiple aspects of client, engineer, sub-consultant and general contractor relationships
Review, coordinate and incorporate the work of structural, MEP, landscape, civil and other consultants
Manage project scope, schedule and budget requirements
Resolve technical building assembly, enclosure, waterproofing and design issues
Develop and maintain the project manual and specifications
Conduct and document on-site observations
Process construction submittals, RFIs, substitution requests and shop drawings
Interface with building officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project.
7-10 years of demonstrable experience as an architect/designer
Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Excel, Adobe Suite and Word
3D rendering and visualization skills a plus
Knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures
Thorough understanding of how buildings are constructed with the ability to create technical details and documents that succinctly describe the project
Strong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or related field
CA Architectural license, LEED accreditation a plus.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About RossDrulisCusenbery Architecture, Inc.
About RossDrulisCusenbery: RDC is an award-winning design firm located in Sonoma, CA. RDC specializes in the design of community, youth, justice and public safety projects. Our public sector design work is in cities throughout the western United States and in Canada. We have a specialty in collaborative and participatory design processes, and have received design awards from private, editorial and governmental organizations in the United States and Canada.
RDC building types include: courthouses, law enforcement facilities, fire stations, community and youth centers, aquatics centers, border stations, emergency operations and communications centers, social service campuses, and fire training facilities. The RDC studio environment is collaborative, dynamic, and offers applicants opportunities for personal and professional growth in the bucolic setting of Sonoma County. We would love to hear from you!