Join RossDrulisCusenbery’s growing team designing exciting civic, social service and commercial projects in the Bay Area and nationally. As an experienced member of the design team, you will work collaboratively with professionals in a variety of disciplines, with other RDC designers and architects, and with clients and users. This is an opportunity for professional growth and experience in a wide variety of important and dynamic project types.
RDC is seeking a licensed architect with strong design, technical and management skills. We place high priority on strong interpersonal abilities, a thorough knowledge of architectural design and construction practices, and well developed Revit skills. Position requirements include:
Guide projects from initial concepts through final construction
Utilizing Revit software, design, coordinate and assemble design and construction documents
Work collaboratively with RDC Principals and project teams
Coordinate multiple aspects of client, engineer, sub-consultant and general contractor relationships
Review, coordinate and incorporate the work of consultant engineers
Manage project scope, schedule and budget requirements
Resolve technical building assembly, enclosure, waterproofing and design issues
Develop and maintain the project manual and specifications
Conduct and document on-site observations
Process construction submittals, RFIs, substitution requests and shop drawings
Interface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project.
7 - 12 years of experience min.
Proficiency in Revit
Knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures
Thorough understanding how buildings are constructed with the ability to create technical details and documents that succinctly describe the project
Strong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skills
3D visualization skills a plus
LEED accreditation a plus
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field
RDC is a medium-sized architectural design office located in Sonoma and Emeryville CA. RDC’s projects combine operational excellence with design excellence, in a diversity of dynamic and important building types. Our focus is on user-centered solutions that are sustainable, and reflect creative contemporary design values. We offer a remote work option, with full or hybrid in-office working opportunities depending on preference. In the event of remote work, RDC will support the successful applicant in establishing remote operations. We offer excellent compensation a collaborative work environment.
About RossDrulisCusenbery, Architecture, Inc.
About RossDrulisCusenbery: RDC is an award-winning design firm located in Sonoma, CA. RDC specializes in the design of community, youth, justice and public safety projects. Our public sector design work is in cities throughout the western United States and in Canada. We have a specialty in collaborative and participatory design processes, and have received design awards from private, editorial and governmental organizations in the United States and Canada.
RDC building types include: courthouses, law enforcement facilities, fire stations, community and youth centers, aquatics centers, border stations, emergency operations and communications centers, social service campuses, and fire training facilities. The RDC studio environment is collaborative, dynamic, and offers applicants opportunities for personal and professional growth in the bucolic setting of Sonoma County. We would love to hear from you!