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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.

Architecture Summer Internship - Santa Rosa, CA; Pleasanton, CA

QKA has Architecture Summer Internships available in our Santa Rosa and Pleasanton offices.  In addition to emailing your resume, cover letter and link to portfolio, please click here to take the 2018 QKA Summer Internship Candidate Survey.

 

Contracts and Accounting Technician

Experienced Contracts and Accounting Technician to join our Accounting Department who will assist the Contracts Manager and Accounting Department in the downtown Santa Rosa office.  This is a non-exempt, full time position.

Typical Responsibilities:  Responsibilities as a Contracts Accounting Technician will require tasks on the Accounting and Consultant Contracts. Below are a few tasks that will be required:

  • Consultant Contract Preparation
  • Maintaining Consultant Certificates of Insurance
  • Consultant AP Invoice Processing
  • Bank Deposits
  • Reimbursable Charge Processing
  • Billing Drafts and Preparation

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Three years of experience performing similar duties
  • Good organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with Deltek Vision program is preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working collaboratively as part of a team

 

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.