Senior Architect - Residential Design/Build - DESIGNfirst Builders

COMPANY INFO

DESIGNfirst Builders / Itasca, Illinois

ABOUT THE COMPANY

DESIGNfirst is a design + build residential remodeling company serving all of Chicagoland. We are construction minded, customer focused, and driven for success. We specialize in residential remodeling with a wide range of projects ranging from kitchens & bathroom remodels to rear additions, 2nd story additions, and full gut-rehabs. Founded in 2006, we have grown and refined our process to focus on providing the best outcome, and the best possible client experience.

www.designfirstbuilders.com

ABOUT THE JOB

Are you a licensed architect with residential design/build experience? We want to meet you to discuss a role providing leadership in developing residential, single-family remodeling projects. Ideal candidates will share our vision for delivering the best design + build remodeling projects in Chicagoland. We're looking for professionals with industry experience to join our team of designers, architects, project managers and construction professionals building projects for homeowners throughout the region.

Candidates with interest in the position described below are welcome to apply immediately for internal review:

Responsibilities:

Provide leadership in developing detailed, accurate drawings that are ready for construction.
Meet with homeowners to refine the scope of work, make architectural selections, and meet budget, timing, and other construction objectives.
Manage field measurements and permitting requirements for assigned projects.
Identify & develop solutions to resolve design issues as well as structural and MEP concerns.
Other architectural duties as may be assigned by management.

REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS

Qualifications:

7+ years residential architecture experience
Knowledge of typical local construction methods for frame and masonry, single-family residential construction.
Knowledge of IBC and other local building codes for Chicago and surrounding suburbs
Detail orientated.
Highly organized.
Highly motivated to learn and improve processes.
Great communication skills.
Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously in different phases
Technology:

ChiefArchitect experience is a plus.
Buildertrend experience is a plus.
Company laptop, software and related training will be provided.
*This position is able to earn hours towards IDP or other similar programs.
*This is a Full-time position based in our Itasca office. Position is not eligible for remote/telecommuting.

*You will need your own vehicle & valid driver's license.

SALARY

$50,000.00 - $80,000.00+

CONTACT TO APPLY

Jeff LaBelle
jlabelle@d1builders.com