BDA Architecture – Building Design for Animals, is an award-winning architecture firm, recognized as a premier animal care facility designer in the U.S. and abroad. We specialize in veterinarian hospitals/clinics, pet boarding facilities, animal humane centers and university veterinarian schools including work at Cornell, Purdue, and LSU. As one of the few specialty animal care designers in the world, our projects span the globe, from China to India, Saudi Arabia, Europe, Canada and across the U.S. With over 30 years in the business, BDA is an industry leader. We focus heavily on innovation and education, and our partners lead discussions and workshops at animal care conventions throughout the country.
BDA is seeking a Project Manager / Project Architect with at least 5 years of design and management experience in mid-sized commercial or health care projects. Candidates must be proficient in all phases of design, construction documents and construction administration. AutoCAD proficiency is required, and experience with Revit and SketchUp is a plus. MS Word and Excel are also used frequently. In general, a candidate must be team-oriented with strong interpersonal and leadership abilities. Our Project Managers carry many projects at once and should be excellent at multi-tasking, time management and self-discipline. Candidates should also be prepared for occasional national and international travel, including overnight and long day trips.
BDA strives for longevity and growth with our employees. Therefore, our compensation and benefits package are extremely competitive. Our healthcare and retirement contributions exceed industry and local standards, and our yearly bonus program is virtually unmatched.
Although our work is taken seriously, the office environment at BDA is fun and casual. We are pet friendly and many employees bring their dogs to work. In the summer we work slightly extended hours Monday thru Thursday, with afternoons off on Fridays. We also do our best to work smart and efficiently, limiting the need for after-hours or weekend work.
BDA is located in Albuquerque, NM – an up and coming city surrounded by world class outdoor recreation - including skiing, hiking, cycling and mountain biking, rock climbing and more. We boast 350 average days of sunny skies, with mild winters and summers. Albuquerque is rich in culture, history and diversity, with excellent museums, festivals and events. We are famous for our local cuisine and home to one of the most flourishing craft brewery scenes in the country. Furthermore, Albuquerque has very affordable housing and a low cost of living.
If you are interested in a unique and challenging position with a renowned architecture firm, please send us your resume, along with references and examples of your design work.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience and salary history
About BDA Architecture - Building Design for Animals
BDA Architecture specializes in the design and construction of animal care facilities. Providing design solutions to veterinarians since 1986, BDA has completed over 900 facilities in 46 states and 12 countries.
Over 30 years of specialization in veterinary facilities brings experience in all types of facilities including general practice, referral, emergency, specialty, boarding, shelters and animal control in freestanding, renovation/addition and leasehold projects. BDA is all about creative solutions, functional designs, better-spent budgets, and smooth project completion.