Seeking architects with a background in construction admin and technology
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $60,000 - $80,000+
Salary is dependent on experience. There is also a very comprehensive benefits package which includes a robust 401K/profit share, health insurance program with HSA benefits, and a PTO program with holidays.
2 openings available.
Davidson & Associates Construction Analysts, Inc. is seeking an Associate Architect with at least 10 years of experience on multi-family and mixed-use projects with emphasis on construction document envelope assemblies and construction administration. For a candidate to be considered, the architect must be eligible for licensing within three years. It is preferred that the potential candidate has appreciable experience managing projects independently, as well as having collaborative experience being able to coordinate with other concurrent projects, and should be willing to actively work towards developing a client base for the firm. This is a long term employment opportunity that allows for development into a Senior Forensic Architect role within the company. The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge of more than one area highlighted as a specialty of our firm which is represented on our website and must be willing to travel regionally or nationally in the event a project requires travel.
The Associate Architect position requires developing, building, and maintaining client relationships, interacting and consulting with design and construction professionals, and flexibility to be able to work independently on projects and concurrently on other projects with project managers depending on project types. An ideal candidate for this position would already have appreciable experience in developing their own client base, leading project teams, being able to start in on complex assignments, working independently and with other project managers at need, and demonstrating an understanding of at least one of the primary focuses of Davidson & Associates.
Eligibility with an intent to obtain licensure as a Registered Architect within 3 years in at least one state required
A minimum of 10 years direct experience in the development of design and detailing of building envelope assemblies, construction documents, and extensive construction administration experience required
Previous building envelope design/consulting experience or experience in forensic investigation of roofs, fenestrations, curtain walls, plaza decks, and below grade waterproofing systems preferred
Construction document development experience with design software and experience with AutoCAD required
Research experience including historical preservation, construction technology, and code issues is highly preferred
Ability and willingness to safely work at heights and safely use and/or operate scaffolds, lifts and other access equipment as well as being able to lift and carry instruments and equipment up to 50 lbs. is preferred for this position
Ability to develop scope of services and preparation of proposals strongly preferred
Accessibility (ADA), PCA, and CLM service experience preferred
Strong computer skills and established experience with Microsoft Office software is required for this position
Strong technical, written, and verbal communication skills are required
Various standard administrative tasks and architectural duties will apply to this position as required by projects
Some travel may be required dependent on project involvement and type