Architect

  • Brph Architects-Engineers
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Performs assignments designed to continue to develop professional architectural work knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related architectural tasks. Assignments will require independent judgment and application of a routine, non-complex nature, under the supervision of Director or of a professional Architect. Assignments shall have clear and specified objectives with limited variables. Independently performs most assignments with instruction as to the general results expected. Receive technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects. Devise new approaches and solutions to complex problems and situations Responsibilities Responsible for the preparation of project specific construction specifications and construction administrationPerform design and calculation tasks based on standard architectural techniques and procedures. Applies standard practices, architectural fundamentals, and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, and follows design through a series of related detailed steps or processesHas an excellent understanding and knowledge of construction techniques and constructabilityApplies standard practices, architectural fundamentals, and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, and follows design through a series of related detailed steps or processesPerforms design of routine more complex projects and portions of designs of non-routine more complex projects under direction of Director or a Project Architect, or other responsible staff member Prepares reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, cost estimates and permits for projects, under the direction of Director or a Project Architect or other responsible staff memberHas ability to understand, research and interpret codesPerforms computer aided design drafting to produce designs into routine final drawingsResearch discipline-related code issues and present interpretationerform Life Safety and Code Analysis and prepare Life safety PlansVisits construction site to review, monitor, and report progress and perform other construction administration duties, such as shop drawing review, attend construction site meetings, review RFI's, prepare ASI's, PR's, prepare status reports, per the contract documentsHas a general understanding and knowledge of construction techniques and constructabilityUses company and discipline department computer assisted drafting and design software/ equipment to prepare reports and design documents. Responsible for job specific standards, practices and quality in BRPH Systems ManualsInstruct draftspersons and architectural designers to produce designs into working drawings. May also instruct Subordinate ArchitectsInstructs draftspersons and architectural designers to produce designs into working drawingsPerform checking of one's own work and work prepared by Subordinate Architects and drafters/designersAssist in client contact and communication pertaining to specific projects Qualifications Technical Knowledge Must be proficient in the use of: Microsoft Windows, Excel, Project, and Word Revit, AutoCAD Miscellaneous department product/system selection and sizing software Knowledge of the latest computer software for architectural renderings and building energy analysis Basic knowledge of sustainable/green strategies Education and /or Experience Bachelor's degree in architecture from an accredited four-year college or university, and minimum of four years' experience in architecture Having completedIDP and be ready to take the licensing exam Certification, Licenses, Registrations Registration as a licensed architect may be required Physical Requirements Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description may be changed to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary. Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability #USAJN Category: Engineering , Keywords: Construction Architect