Design Architecture Professional Intermediate

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Job Reference 1194261

Location St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added September 19, 2023

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major clients to seek a Design Architecture Professional Intermediate to join their team in St. Louis, MO for an initial 8 months contract.

Your Impact
As an Architectural Designer working as part of the St. Louis team, you’ll support clients across the world to include projects that span from confidential clients, corporate space, government projects, higher education and more. Your design skills and creativity will prove imperative when communicating and working with the client to exceed their expectations.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Responsible for ensuring the overall design intent of the project established by the Project Designer is incorporated into the detailed documentation.
  • Monitors the design process from conceptual phase through construction administration, ensuring the design idea is consistent and properly executed.
  • Responsible for technical resolution and coordination for a defined portion of a project.
  • Works with the project specification writer to develop specifications and is responsible for coordination of drawings and specifications.
  • Checks completed reports, plans, estimates and calculations for accuracy.
  • Works to implement the overall strategy for producing the documents and identifies the sheets planned for each stage of the work. This includes defining how data will be organized into files and which elements will be incorporated in a Building Information Model (BIM).
  • Fosters and maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with the entire Project Team.
  • Responsible for communication with other disciplines, vendors, and contractors to ensure incorporation of all information into project requirements and provides support as necessary.
  • Ensures that construction detail documentation conforms to quality assurance, quality control and best practice standards.
  • Reviews drawings supplied by vendors, clients, and other discipline group designers that affect the specific project design. 
  • Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.
  • Develops a positive relationship of trust with clients and other project leadership.
  • Regularly communicates with client representative to verify design requirements and specifications, progress reviews and delivery of final presentation.
  • Receives project direction from the Design Principal and technical direction from the Quality Control project reviewer, the Architectural Discipline Director and the Quality Control Manager in the studio. 
  • Coordinates and tracks electronic documentation and files with project team, clients and consultants.
  • Attends on-site visits, field reviews and project meetings as required for the project.  Prepares and coordinates the review of contractor’s schedules, submission of shop drawings and samples.
  • Participates in team meetings to help resolve project issues, coordination with other disciplines, schedule adherence, technical issues.
  • Prepares meeting minutes of consultant coordination meetings and/or oversees development of the minutes with a project admin or the project manager depending on the project size.
  • May prepare 2D and 3D presentation/design drawings and builds models for client/project team review.
  • Incorporates Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects.
Business Development
  • Creating and growing your personal brand within the company across disciplines, offices and divisions.   
  • Being a strong advocate for the studio to other the company colleagues and offices. 
  • Actively involved in the community in a capacity that is in alignment with personal goals, hobbies and passions. 
Qualifications required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
  • Strong knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.
  • Knowledge of architectural building systems.
  • Knowledge of sustainability, integrated design, and LEED guidelines.
  • Knowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Knowledge of QA/QC process.
  • Knowledge of building codes and ability to research and apply/incorporate into technical documents.
  • Proficiency in Revit required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, Enscape and InDesign graphic software preferred. Other graphic tools and knowledge encouraged.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing, work in team environment and effective meet deadlines.
Nice to have:
  • NCARB Certificate holder
  • Participation in professional organizations and actively involved
  • NCARB Certificate holder
  • Participation in professional organizations and actively involved

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