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POSITION TITLE:    Job Captains (multiple openings)
REPORTING TO:     Project Leader
OUR CLIENT:           Form4 Architecture


At Form4 Architecture, we strive to create architecture that is rational, empowering, and dynamic. We embrace collaboration and teamwork as the cornerstones of success, and we believe in designing welcoming environments that are fundamentally sustainable and accessible. As collaborative partners in the design process, our principals personally lead every project from concept to completion, bringing the collective wealth of years of expertise and knowledge to each client’s vision. We are an established (1999), growing and multiple award-winning firm.

We are proud to announce that we have recently been awarded the 2017 American Prize for Architecture!

Notable clients include: Google, Facebook, VMware, Workday, Netflix, Kaiser Family Foundation, Irvine Company, Lennar, University of California, San Francisco, Equinox Sports Club San Francisco, Orinda Country Club and many more.

Some of our specialties are commercial/office core and shell, LEED platinum, Net Zero buildings, commercial interiors, athletic facilities, churches, mixed-use and more.

Due to our continuous growth, we are seeking to fill multiple Job Captain positions. These are, full time position with benefits.

The positions are posted here:

Position Overview: The Job Captain is responsible for the production of design, permitting and construction document packages; and coordinating details and documents with the project team, with direction from the project architect.

Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Work in a team environment and collaborate with others, participating in all phases of the design process.
Report progress and issues to the project leads as needed.
Assist with construction administration, including answering RFIs, reviewing submittals, and solving construction-related issues in the office and in the field.
Ensure that the team stays on schedule, and executes schematics that conform to the requirements of the project leader.
Develop presentation materials to support the project team’s design and marketing efforts.
Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of projects.
May manage a junior staff member.

We realize that every interested candidate might not have all of the desired experience, but here is what we are looking for in terms of experience and skills… the more you have, the better!

We are seeking a Job Captain with five to seven years of professional, post-graduate experience, on the licensure track. License is a plus.
Experience in construction documentation, detailing.
Ability to prepare, coordinate detailed technical drawings during Design Development and Construction Documentation with minimal supervision.
Strong problem solving skills and design sensibilities, and the ability to lead production teams from design, through complete construction documents.
Excellent CAD/BIM production skills are required. Must have strong Revit skills. Strong graphic skills and competency in the following software programs are encouraged: Sketch Up, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
Commercial architecture experience is desired.
Supervisory/mentoring skills are a plus.
Strong verbal and communication skills. The position requires constant communication with the project team, our clients, design consultants and contractors.
Ambitious, well organized, comfortable with working on simultaneous project deadlines, and self-motivated.
Exposure to the California Building Code, and experience interfacing with local agencies having jurisdiction.

Our talented team of professionals pride themselves on upholding professional integrity with a commitment to design excellence.
Descriptors of the successful candidate include:
Creative. Motivated.
Passionate about the design/artistic aspect of architecture. Continue to set the bar high for design.
Interest and energy level to work at a high volume, busy office. Self-motivated. Problem solver.
Have the fortitude and grace to give and receive constructive criticism.
Project management skills are a plus.

Bachelor’s degree in architecture.

Form4 offers a growing, successful, fast-paced, stimulating work environment, and in-hours continuing education unit seminars. We love our work and we love to have fun. Great people and great work are what we care about!

We offer a cooperative, collaborative, design-oriented work environment with opportunities for career growth, increased responsibility, mentoring by experienced professionals, and a solid commitment to helping interns complete their IDP (Intern Development Program) requirements.

Form4 is a place to develop a solid design reputation, with opportunity for professional growth.

Competitive salary, attractive bonus structure, and benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, vacation, holidays, life insurance, commute vouchers, 401k retirement plan, etc.

Please email your resume and cover letter with “Form 4-Job Captain” in the subject line.
Local candidates only.
Qualified resumes with cover letter will receive notification of receipt.
Please not send your resume to the client directly.

Lisa K. Locke
Locke and KEY Recruiting, Hiring and Consulting Services
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