Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors


LCM Architects / Chicago, Illinois United States


Improving usability in the built environment combined with a passion for design is the foundation of LCM Architects. When the founding Partners established LCM Architects more than 20 years ago, they intentionally chose to embrace both architecture and accessibility consulting to serve owners and the professional community. LCM has blended these specialties ever since, building new and renovated spaces and consulting on the applications of accessibility standards and universal design. Today LCM is a thriving practice working in nearly every state. Our accessibility practice has an architect’s understanding of the aesthetics and business implications of modifications to a building, site, or campus. We outline reasonable, cost effective strategies to assist clients in making informed decisions that integrate design and accessibility. (


LCM has immediate openings for in-house, full-time Accessibility Specialists and ADA Accessibility Surveyors at various levels of experience.

• Review architectural/engineering plans and specifications for compliance with accessibility codes and standards (Accessibility Specialists)

• Perform on-site peer review for projects under construction (Accessibility Specialists)

• Conduct comprehensive accessibility surveys of existing sites and buildings (ADA Surveyors)

• Prepare detailed reports documenting observed deficiencies (Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors)

• Up to 35% nationwide travel may be required (Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors)


• Degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or related field (Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors)

• Prior architectural and/or engineering work experience a plus (Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors)

• Plan and construction review experience a plus (Accessibility Specialists)

• Basic knowledge of the accessibility standards of the ANSI A117.1 and the 1991 and 2010 ADA Standards desired (Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors)

• Basic knowledge of the accessibility standards of Fair Housing Act desired (Accessibility Specialists)

• State accessibility code knowledge a plus (Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors)

• The following licenses, certifications and registrations considered a plus: licensed architect or engineer, Certified Access Specialist program (CASp), Registered Accessibility Specialist, Certified Accessibility Inspectors/Plan Examiner (Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors)

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs, Adobe, and Bluebeam (Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors)

• Detail-oriented with excellent organizational, verbal and writing skills (Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors)

• Ability to work independently or on a large team (Accessibility Specialists and ADA Surveyors)

To Apply - Send cover letter and resume in PDF format to  with ACCESSIBILITY SPECIALIST or ADA SURVEYOR in the subject line. Compensation will be based on experience and skills. LCM provides a competitive benefits package that includes PTO, health insurance, 401k savings plan, and more. LCM is an equal opportunity employer.