DAHLIN is an award-winning architecture, planning and interior design firm with 180+ multi-cultural professionals located throughout the Western United States. We offer more than 45 years of experience building communities where we live and work, driven by the vision of creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being. This same Passion for Place® starts with our own working environment—a positive community where people thrive. Please visit our website (www.dahlingroup.com) to learn more.
We are currently seeking aPROJECT ARCHITECT to join the team in our PLEASANTON, CA location. This experienced professional is a fully competent architect in all conventional aspects of architecture, responsible for specific technical design aspects of an assigned major project, or several small projects, including investigation, evaluation and recommendation of design solutions that best meets the client’s needs. Experience in Neighborhood Residential preferred.
This is a hybrid role based from our Pleasanton, CA location.
Provides professional architectural consultation from Schematic Design through building permit submittal and Construction Administration for high end residential / custom homes.
Working knowledge of jurisdictional zoning and land use codes; understands different product types and how the code determines how a building will be constructed.
Monitors budgets and maintains project documentation.
Independently applies advanced architectural concepts and designs.
Submits reports and specifications as requested.
Reviews drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards.
May provide technical guidance to less experiences staff and can redline others' work
Has client and outside consultant contact
Visit site for adherence to construction documents and ensure quality
Working with General Contractor to find solutions as problems arise
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Substantial experience in developing details and providing technical and design support in the preparation of Design Development for all project types; low-density housing preferred.
Strong knowledge of code and demonstrated awareness of code limitations.
Refined knowledge in construction systems and detailing
Excellent communication, organizational, and collaborative skills
Self-motivated; ability to work independently and in a team environment to coordinate and maintain positive working relationships with other technical staff, outside consultants, and clients
Able to effectively and positively provide direction and lead architectural staff
Strong skills and talent in SketchUp modeling, AutoCAD, and Revit/BIM.
Must be able to handle multiple concurrent projects and/or deadlines.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, & CERTIFICATION:
5+ years of demonstrated experience coordinating all project efforts, administrative and technical, through all phases of development including Design Development, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration for low-density residential projects
5+ years of experience
Graduate of NAAB accredited 4 or 5 year architecture school
Commitment to their own professional growth
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without any restrictions or visa sponsorship
We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage. We also offer the opportunity to participate in a pre-tax Flexible Spending plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and 401k.
Salary range: $75,000 - $110,000 depending on qualifications. We believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as part of any final offer.
Including a link to an online portfolio is a huge plus! Real people review every application, so we regret that due to the large volume of inquiries, we are unable to accept phone calls regarding the status of applications. We'll be sure to contact you if we need more information. Apply now!
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to welcoming and supporting a diverse community of professionals. As such, women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply. Our firm participates in E-Verify.
We do not accept resumes from recruiters, placement agencies, or other staffing vendors who have not signed an agreement with us. Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.
D A H L I N: PASSION FOR PLACE.
DAHLIN is a diverse architecture and planning practice of 180 multi-cultural professionals working with developers, municipalities and private clients. We successfully support client relationships by matching our expertise with their expectations and goals – listening and effectively collaborating to craft sustainable communities and urban environments. Our design solutions are innovative, real and achievable. Our people are passionate about creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being.
P L A C E M A K I N G:
We are driven by the vision of enhancing environments where people live and interact so that they feel the meaning of "place". Designing with relevant vernacular and in context, we partner with our clients to create healthy communities that celebrate diverse lifestyles and the natural environment.
L E G A C Y O F D E S I G N:
Our design solutions are innovative, real and proven by a history of built projects that enrich peoples’ lives and are financially successful. We bring a collaborative approach to sustainable design that is creative, persistent and responsive to the changing nature of community.
C O M M I ...T M E N T:
We embrace change and opportunity with enthusiasm to increase value for our employee-owned firm. Transparency and continuous improvement are integral to our financial goals – allowing us to provide the platform for thought leadership, education and giving back in our communities.
C U L T U R E:
Our diverse, multi-cultural, smart, talented people are rewarded for motivation, initiative, collaboration and achievement. We insist on a positive, engaging workplace where compassionate interaction, meaningful debate, and sharing of knowledge and new ideas are expected.