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Quattrocchi Kwok Architects is looking for intern and licensed architects to join our firm in the heart of Sonoma's wine country. This is a great opportunity to gain experience and lend your expertise across a number of exciting design projects! Below are our current openings. If you have strong, demonstrated design skills and a passion for education projects, we’d like to hear from you!

To apply to any of the following positions, email Aaron Jobson and Tiffany Young a PDF of your resume, cover letter and link to your portfolio. No calls, please.

 

Project Architect/Designer

Licensed architect or nonregistered professional responsible for particular parts of a project within parameters set by others.  Contributes to design direction on projects and supervises BIM Modeling and document production on a project.   This is an exempt and salaried position. 

Typical Responsibilities: These responsibilities are typical but are not all encompassing. Each person is expected to work collaboratively as a team and to help out in whatever duties are required to deliver a quality product on schedule, within the project budget and the budgeted hours provided.

  • Assistance with the development of the project design and in implementing the design.
  • Management of in-house team and direct supervision of the development of the project, both in the BIM Model and 2D documentation, to ensure overall quality and accuracy.
  • Detailed coordination and management of consultant work to identify and resolve conflicts and design issues.
  • Assistance with DSA (and other agency) related forms, applications and processes.
  • Training and mentorship of team members to grow their skill set and increase their knowledge.
  • Provide support to Senior Project Manager and Associate, as necessary.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Architectural License preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of Architecture, experience with K-12 schools preferred.
  • Must be proficient in the use of BIM software and associated computer programs.
  • Strong written, graphic and verbal communication skills and experience communicating with clients and consultants.
  • Knowledge of building codes, standards, and experience working with governmental agencies. 
  • Knowledge of sustainable design, construction materials, engineering disciplines and construction techniques.
  • Experience working collaboratively as part of a team.

 

Intern Architect

Unlicensed architecture school graduate working towards licensure. Intern Architects develop design or technical solutions and complete BIM Modeling and document production under supervision of an Architect.   This is a non-exempt position paid hourly. 

Typical Responsibilities: These responsibilities are typical but are not all encompassing. Each person is expected to work collaboratively as a team and to help out in whatever duties are required to deliver a quality product on schedule, within the project budget and the budgeted hours provided.

  • Constructing and maintaining the project BIM Model(s) in collaboration with other team members and at the Direction of Project Architect/Designer. 
  • Produce phase deliverable documents and presentation materials according to office standards and the direction of the Project Architect.
  • Contribute to the project design and technical resolution with support and direction of the Project Architect.
  • Review and coordination of consultant BIM Models and 2D work. 
  • Assistance with other project tasks as directed by Project Architect/Designer.
  • Coordination with other members of the project team.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Architectural degree required
  • Must be familiar with the use of BIM software and associated computer programs.
  • Good written, graphic and verbal communication skills.
  • Interest in developing knowledge of sustainable design, construction materials, engineering disciplines and construction techniques.
  • Experience working collaboratively as part of a team.

 

Job Captain:

Unlicensed employee without architecture school degree with experience developing BIM Models and 2D documents.   Job Captains coordinate the construction of the BIM Model and production of 2D documents.  This is a non-exempt position paid hourly. 

Typical Responsibilities: These responsibilities are typical but are not all encompassing. Each person is expected to work collaboratively as a team and to help out in whatever duties are required to deliver a quality product on schedule, within the project budget and the budgeted hours provided.

  • Constructing and maintaining the project BIM Model(s) in collaboration with other team members and at the Direction of Project Architect/Designer. 
  • Produce phase deliverable documents and presentation materials according to office standards and the direction of the Project Architect.
  • Review and coordination of consultant BIM Models and 2D work. 
  • Review/coordinate the work of BIM Modelers and Intern Architects to ensure overall quality and accuracy of the BIM Model and 2D documentation.
  • Coordination with other members of the project team.
  • Coordination of consultant work in cooperation with the Project Architect.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of Architecture developing BIM Models and 2D Documentation.
  • Must be proficient in the use of BIM software and associated computer programs.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • General knowledge of sustainable design, construction materials, engineering disciplines and construction techniques.
  • Experience working collaboratively as part of a team.

 

Construction Administration Project Manager

Experienced Construction Project Manager who manages a project(s) throughout the Construction phase of work.  The CA Project Manager coordinates with the Project Architect/Designer and the rest of the team to make sure construction issues are resolved and communication is clear and timely with the construction team.    This is a non-exempt position paid hourly. 

Typical Responsibilities: These responsibilities are typical but are not all encompassing. Each person is expected to work collaboratively as a team and to help out in whatever duties are required to deliver a quality product on schedule, within the project budget and the budgeted hours provided.

  • Daily contact for all members of the construction team, including Contractor, Owner, Inspector and Construction Manager, throughout the construction phase of project.
  • Act as an advocate for the Owner throughout the construction process.
  • Review and respond to project documentation, such as RFIs, CORs, ASIs, RFPs, and Submittals, in coordination with the Project Architect/Designer and with the assistance of the CA Technician.
  • Conduct regular site visits and Owner-Contractor-Architect meetings on each project. 
  • Coordinate responses to documentation with the consultant team.
  • Ensure that all appropriate and necessary documentation is submitted to DSA during construction and closeout.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience performing similar duties in commercial or public works construction, experience with K-12 schools preferred.
  • Knowledge of DSA Construction procedures and requirements preferred.
  • Well versed in standard construction procedures and terminology.
  • Good organization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with ProLog or similar construction database program is preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle and constructively resolve problems and conflict in a construction environment.

 

Construction Administration Technician

Unlicensed employee who assists the Project Architects and/or Construction Administration Project Managers in processing project documentation during the construction phase, such as.  This is a non-exempt position paid hourly. 

Typical Responsibilities: These responsibilities are typical but are not all encompassing. Each person is expected to work collaboratively as a team and to help out in whatever duties are required to deliver a quality product on schedule, within the project budget and the budgeted hours provided.

  • Processing project documentation, such as RFIs, CORs, ASIs, RFPs, and Submittals, and distributing to the Contractor under the supervision and direction of a Project Architects and/or Construction Administration Project Manager.
  • Communication with the Contractor, Construction Manager and Inspector of Record
  • Coordination with other members of the project team including consultants.
  • Processing and filing of paperwork with the Division of the State Architect (DSA)

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience performing similar duties in commercial or public works construction. 
  • Three years of experience preferred
  • Well versed in standard construction procedures and terminology.
  • Good organization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with ProLog or similar construction database program is preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working collaboratively as part of a team.