Project Manager / Designer with a Leading Sustainability Firm - Tom Bassett-Dilley Architects


Tom Bassett-Dilley Architects / Oak Park, IL / Website


Founded in 2006, TBDA is a sustainability-focused firm in Oak Park, leading in the field of Passive House and zero energy design. Our mission is to design beautiful and efficient buildings that promote health and meet Architecture 2030 targets (TBDA is a 2030 Commitment Signatory firm, meeting 2030 targets for the last four years portfolio-wide) for a clean energy future.


We are seeking a motivated, organized individual who has completed an architecture degree, and is eager to pursue sustainable architecture. This position reports to the Principal and is responsible for developing project drawings and specifications, overseeing 1-2 technical or junior staff, coordinating with clients, consultants, and contractors, researching zoning and building codes, and construction contract administration. The position will involve managing 4-6 concurrent projects at various stages of design and construction. Our studio atmosphere and project and CAD standards provide great support for onboarding and ongoing employees, and offer a great learning opportunity for emerging professionals. In addition to BIM training, we will provide training in WUFI-Passive, Wrightsoft, and the detailing of a super high performance building. We are all vaccinated and currently working in office, with masks. The office is one block from the CTA Blue Line in Oak Park Arts District.


Four to eight years experience in architecture (preferably small firm experience), highly proficient in ArchiCad (preferred) or Revit, excellent communication and people management skills, and highly organized with thorough attention to detail. Experience with and interest in energy-efficient design is a must, Passive House consultant training is preferred. While you work as an integral part of our team, we seek your initiative and contribution. Please email resume, letter of intent, and work examples.


Amy Henderson
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