TEC Equipment's “TEC Development” team acts as a full-service development firm, from planning, to in-house architecture, to general contacting across the west coast. The division currently manages between 5-10 active projects at various stages, ranging from $5-20M. We are currently seeking a Project Architect or Senior Architect, able to manage multiple commercial projects directly and indirectly throughout all stages of design. This position requires day-to-day management of staff and consultants, as well as design and drafting. The design team is committed to continuous improvement across all aspects of design; architectural design, functionality, and efficient building systems, while balancing cost-of-ownership. In this position, you will utilize a diverse knowledge of advanced techniques, architectural principles, and best practices to design our new TEC Equipment dealerships and facilities.
Although historically focused on dealership design, the TEC Development team has dedicated more resources and attention to development of other commercial/industrial properties (non-dealership projects). Upcoming opportunities include a diverse range of projects: Class-A office, consumer-retail, logistics/warehousing, aviation etc.
We are experiencing rapid growth, and this position will work closely with the Director of Business Development (a Company owner) to bring projects to life from preliminary design phases through final occupancy, on commercial buildings ranging in size from 5,000 square feet to 200,000 square feet.
Develop detailed construction documents for offices, retail sales, service areas, and parts storage areas.
Develop project design schedules to assist the Director of Business Development in drafting project delivery dates.
Work in conjunction with construction team members to provide administration and modifications to project designs prior to and during the construction phase.
Effectively manage and support professional development of staff.
Embody TEC company values: Teamwork, Entrepreneurship, and Customer Focus, and serving as a positive role model to direct report and team/peers.
Assign and manage all design projects, and direct staff to ensure on-time delivery of land use, permit, and construction documents.
Maintain knowledge of state and federal code compliance requirements included in the state specific code amendments to the IBC and the associated fire and mechanical codes.
Identify, evaluate, hire, and manage consultants.
Coordinate consultants and their drawings for submittal to local and state building officials for permitting.
Assist Director in feasibility studies as they relate to site development conditions and zoning restrictions prior to purchase.
Assist Director in preparing land use documents for jurisdictional approval.
Draft preliminary design development drawings and coordinate with outside design consultants.
Create and stamp permit drawings and establish a submittal process for coordination of Permit drawings as the design team’s primary point of contact.
Ensure approved construction drawings and associated ASI’s are issued prior to start of work.
Manage the RFI, ASI, and COR’s issued during the project construction phases and coordinate with the site supervisor to ensure on time distribution, modifications, or changes to the construction drawings.
Manage all design folders and materials within a cloud-based server so that staff and contributors can collaborate and function as a team.
Accredited degree in Architecture from a NCARB certified program, or an Engineering degree from an accredited engineering program.
Minimum 8 years of relevant experience working with different building and occupancy types (Commercial & Industrial construction required), and experience working on Mixed Use Commercial projects.
Knowledge of prefabricated metal building procedures and design practices.
Knowledge of Design Build and CMGC construction methods.
Understanding of structures - mechanical, electrical, plumbing, etc.
Knowledge of advanced techniques and modification/extension of theories, precepts, and practices within field.
Expert in Autodesk products, and proficient in Office products and Design based programs like SketchUp, Bluebeam, Revit, etc.
Skilled in project management of design phase and proficient in managing project folders within a cloud based server environment.
Ability to lead teams internally and work on multiple projects with consultants with varying deadlines within the design phase; effectively manage consultant relationships.
Ability to take the initiative and produce with little direction (self-driven and autonomous).
Ability to work in and direct workflow within a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
Ability to navigate ambiguous environments and change.
Experience working with large pre-manufactured steel building suppliers and advanced knowledge of commercial glazing and metal panel systems.
Licenses/Certifications: Architecture and or Engineering licensing in California, Oregon, or Washington
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 2021-1463
About TEC Equipment
TEC Development is a full-service property development division of TEC Equipment, managing the entire lifecycle of commercial and industrial property development, with a specialty on transportation-related properties.