March 17, 2023

Intermediate Project Architect

Davis & Davis
Farmington Hills, MI
Experience: 5+ years

Davis & Davis in Farmington Hills, Michigan is accepting resumes for an Intermediate Project Architect with 5-10 years of experience in the architectural design industry.

Our team is a collaborative and dedicated group of highly-talented individuals. Respect and communication are at the heart of our office dynamic. We promote a healthy work/life balance and ensure your continued growth and success. We invest in our team members because when you succeed, we succeed.

We are seeking a detail-oriented individual who is interested in coordinating and producing construction documents for projects ranging in size and level of detail. This member must be able to understand and work with technical details and is able to oversee and maintain project files, post changes to drawings and specifications, manage and track correspondence between the client, contractor, engineer, and any related trades. A team member that is motivated, focused, friendly, and able to effectively collaborate within a project team is essential. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit is required for this position.

This individual must be able to lead and manage the detailed preparation of design and construction documents, incorporating 2D data, materials, drawings, and documents into AutoCAD and/or Revit. They must also be able to perform and complete work on defined segments of a project, after initial and periodic interaction with senior team members and organize their own work efforts within that framework.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and work samples (maximum of 15 mb total) to the email below with the job title in the subject line. Please no hard copies, drop-ins, or telephone calls.

• Bachelors or Masters in Architecture from an accredited college/university
• 5+ years of related architectural experience with a strong focus on construction documentation desired
• Strong organizational and project management skills
• High level of organization and attention to detail
• Multi-tasking ability and capability to prioritize and manage tasks against deadlines
• Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit required
• Ability to take direction and collaborate with a team
• Strong technical and graphic communication skills
• Able to communicate effectively with clients and consultants
• Comprehensive understanding of materials, construction processes, and detailing
• Advanced knowledge of project design process, construction documentation, and administration

Working with us, you will:
• Manage production for assigned projects/accounts; support senior designers/project managers on large projects.
• Oversee project scope of services, production, and schedule for assigned projects/accounts.
• Prepare, review, and oversee the development of architectural drawings under general supervision to meet project requirements.
• Independently manage project schedule and operational budget as required for assigned projects/accounts.
• Relate building design concepts to building codes, zoning ordinances and other external governing codes in effect.
• Consult with manufacturers; research and propose materials and products.
• Initiate internal plan reviews, Owner/Client design approvals, and coordinate municipal permit process and other approvals
• Actively lead and oversee construction administration including responding to RFI’s, preparing sketches and addendums
(CCD’s), visit construction sites to gather information and/or prepare punch lists.

Please email resume and attach any supporting documents (preferred format is PDF):