Architectural Designer – Cuhaci & Peterson Architects

Cuhaci & Peterson Architects

We asked a current Architectural Designer why they like doing this job for CP and their reply was: “The atmosphere that we work in is something that I’ve always wanted to have in a company”
We also asked what does CP offer that your last company didn’t, and their reply was: “It’s exhilarating to be able to take part in a team and knowing that the work we’re doing will help drive up production efficiencies, enabling the other talented workforce this company has to work on greater things is very moving. Simply put, opportunity.”
The Architectural Designer is responsible for design and production of construction documents, on limited scope projects, under the supervision of a Sr. Project Coordinator, Project Architect or Project Manager. Capable of basic design, setting up and coordination of the documents, based on standard architectural practices and applicable codes.
Requirements:
An Architectural Designer shall have a bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) and experience from 1 to 7 years in an architectural firm/field. This position requires general knowledge of REVIT, AutoCAD, Photoshop and Sketch Up. A basic understanding of architecture, building construction, and building codes. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are required.
Responsibilities:

Assist in the production of construction documents and specifications.
General knowledge of methods, materials and detailing.
Ability to complete designated scope of work within allotted time budget.
Assist with permitting process, including response to comments.
Assist with administrative tasks for bidding procedures and construction administration.
Participates in site visits.

Skills:

Research and apply applicable basic code issues.
Coordinate with engineering disciplines.
Basic presentation skills.
Additional duties as assigned.

Join us and enjoy the CP Perks:

Superior Benefit Packages for the whole family and of course the pets too!
Generous 401(K) company match – show me the money!!
Generous PTO – vaca time!
Casual “uncorporate” working environment – Jeans and Hey Dudes!!
Employee Entertainment Benefits Discount Program.
License renewals 100% paid by company.
Professional membership renewals 100% paid by company.
Continuing education lunch-n-learns, and industry convention attendance encouraged!
Sign on bonus’.
Relocation available.
Remote/Hybrid work available.
Tuition Reimbursement Program.
Company sponsored charity events to participate in!
Our Licensing Specialist loves to deal with the licensing boards and handles all the tedious forms, so you won’t have too!
Fully staffed Permitting department – they know how to deal with the jurisdictions!
Highly skilled Designers in our Design Department – they love turning ideas into reality!
Various sectors of business to include – Grocery, Retail, Big Box, Power Centers, Senior Living, Restaurant, Industrial, Multi-family, Convenience – We love bringing communities to life!
We have experts in MEP, Fire Protection and Structural who tackle the technical issues!
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps our CA department from their appointed surveys!

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time, able to handle stressful situations and multi-tasking, able to work under time constraints, long hours may be required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Overtime (40+ hours) may be required as needed.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Must be able to handle stressful situations, multi-tasking, and working within reasonable time constraints to meet production schedules and budgets. Will work in normal office environment and may also be required to work outside of a normal office from time-to-time.
The above criteria has been developed to establish guidelines for this position, but note that these are only guidelines, and a person’s ability, talent, effort, personality, and other aspects of the profession shall become a deciding factor for each position.
Promotions are dependent on effort, attitude, ability, need, and schooling and should not be considered automatic.
Cuhaci & Peterson provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Cuhaci & Peterson complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Additionally, this job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship between the employee and Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Engineers & Planners, Inc.

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