Are you someone that has insatiable curiosity, always digging deeper to understand or innovate? Do you thrive when collaborating with others?
Founded in 1982, Marx|Okubo is an employee-owned architecture, engineering and construction consulting firm with nine offices across the country. We work with real estate owners, investors and lenders—at every point of the property lifecycle—to evaluate their building projects, solve complex challenges and implement tailored solutions. We help clients understand their projects’ complexities so they can make more informed decisions and, ultimately, mitigate their risk.
Because of our need to uncover details with a 360-view, as well as continually evolve and hold ourselves—and the industry—to a higher standard, we have earned a reputation as “the gold standard” in what we do.
Here at Marx|Okubo, we are a team of collaborative, bright and seasoned architects, engineers, construction and real estate professionals, with projects nationwide. We have broad technical expertise, yet deep local knowledge. We value collaboration, and we never stop learning. We truly value our different backgrounds and what each individual brings to the team. We genuinely care about and get to know our clients. And we care about balance—we are family-focused and work hard and play hard. As for loyalty, it is never lost on us and gets rewarded in many ways.
What’s more? Our benefits happen to be some of the most progressive and competitive you will find in the industry. Here are a few highlights: Vested in you: As we are an ESOP, each employee owns a portion of the company.
Planning for your future: We have a 30% match on 401(k) contributions.
Staying healthy: We contribute 100% of employee health premiums.
Commitment to your growth: We want to see our employees grow—when new positions arise, existing employees are considered first.
Supporting education: We encourage continuing education and provide education/licensure/ tuition benefits.
An associate is a licensed architect and is responsible for understanding all aspects of the project being reviewed relative to its scope and client requirements.
Act as technical team member and small project lead.
Have a strong technical knowledge particularly in building envelope reviews and evaluations in building design, construction, and post-occupancy.
Collaborate with the client, internal team, consultants and site contact; ultimately be responsible for an overall understanding of their project.
Review and analyze building construction and condition.
Review and analyze contract documents including drawings, specifications, contracts and budgets.
Perform building evaluations on existing and new construction.
Preparation of formal reports.
Travel as needed to sites and office (hybrid- work from home / field)
Our work covers most commercial building types, including multi-family, office, retail, industrial, and hotel/hospitality.
Desired skills and experience
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management or related field is required.
Minimum 5 years (10 years for Senior) of industry-related experience at an architecture, engineering or construction company.
Technical level of understanding of most building types in order to perform services of the organization with limited supervision.
Good understanding of construction processes and activities.
Construction administration experience.
Solid understanding of building materials and methods.
Ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Solid understanding of the technical aspects of building enclosures, structures, and systems.
Knowledge of construction contract types and forms.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, and Box. Knowledge of Plan Grid a plus.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Marx|Okubo is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Marx|Okubo’s policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.
Bachelor’s degree and architecture license.
Minimum 5 years of industry-related experience at an architecture, engineering or construction company.
Marx|Okubo Associates, Inc.
A professional consulting firm that provides services in Project Management, Forensics, Owner Representation, Property Condition Assessments, Lender Services, Repair Documents, and Sustainability. On behalf of our clients, we provide services such as owner representation, project management and consulting for new, existing and renovations of commercial and residential facilities. Drawing from our broad practical knowledge and national market experience, our clients are able to make crucial business decisions with greater confidence. As consultants for the built environment, we are a critical investment that increases the likelihood of any project or portfolio's success.