Registered Architect

Why Choose Etegra?

Etegra is a full-service 8(a) Architect-Engineer (A-E) firm. Our services include architecture, engineering, and construction management. Our clients are primarily in the public sector, composed of state, local, and federal agencies such as the GSA, VA, NGA, and DoD. Etegra is looking to diversify our engineering workload into commercial and institutional projects.

If you have a strong desire to be a part of a high-growth company with an entrepreneurial spirit and a fast-paced, results-oriented culture, Etegra is the place for you. Within the last three years, Etegra has experienced significant growth and can offer you a stable place to grow your career path. We work with you to help achieve your professional goals.

Responsibilities

Summary: The Project Architect is an integral part of the building process and is responsible for executing any portion of the full range of architectural service as directed by the Project Manager. The Project Architect should coordinate the team effort to complete each project promptly and successfully.

  • Prepare complete and accurate schematic design, design development and working drawings including detailed drawings with little direction from the Project Manager.
  • Generate drawings from rough sketches providing design or detailing direction.
  • Coordinate documents with the various consultants potentially including MEP/FP, structural, civil, kitchen consultant, acoustic consultant, etc.
  • Use technical knowledge to correctly layout and dimension drawings for the various materials/products to be used, showing the appropriate relation of one part to another and the relation of various parts to whole structure or project.
  • Uses knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials and other physical sciences to complete drawings or to direct staff under you to do so.
  • Review documents and execute changes required or provide red lines or direction for the staff under you to do so.
  • Measure and document existing field conditions.
  • Perform quantity take offs from drawings for cost estimating.
  • Execute product research as required to support of design solutions.
  • Generate and/or edit technical specifications.
  • Review construction phase submittals for compliance with design intent, drawings and specifications.
  • Print and assemble drawings, specifications, estimates, etc. for submissions to the client.
  • Prepare code analysis using knowledge of building codes and other standards and codes required by individual projects.
  • Execute all work in compliance with CAD/BIM standards
  • Understand all standards and protocols for filing of electronic information
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral format with team members, consultants and clients.
  • Attend meetings and exhibit positive image for the company.
  • Understand all standards and protocols for filing of electronic information.
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral format with team members, consultants and clients.
  • Attend meetings and exhibit positive image for the company.
  • Oversees the proper close-out of the project.

Skills and Competencies

  • Proficient with AutoCAD and REVIT
  • Proficient with MS Office software – Word, Excel
  • Ability to take direction from multiple architects or other sources and facilitate work flow
  • A strong team player and able to work independently with minimal direction
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in written format and oral presentation.
  • Time management and strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Ability to maintain focus and organization in a changing environment
  • Eager for continuing learning
  • Good problem comprehension, analysis and problem solving
  • Personal effectiveness/credibility/integrity.
  • Technical understanding of architectural systems and construction
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Self-driven, detail-oriented with analytical mindset

Education and/or Experience

Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture from an accredited college or university with a minimum of seven years related experience and/or training; professional registration preferred.

Physical Requirements

The incumbent will perform assigned duties in both office and construction settings. The Project Architect must be able to climb ladders, enter underground vaults and confined spaces, work at heights, and show physical dexterity, flexibility, and coordination to work on construction sites. The Technician must be able to wear safety shoes, protective eyewear, and a hard hat. The position may be exposed to temperature extremes during construction work. Lifting up to 75 pounds, unassisted, may be required.

Travel

This position does require travel, including but not limited to, travel to local and nonlocal project sites, training, etc.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, with a minimum expectation of 40 hours per week.  Dependent on workload, hours may be somewhat flexible, and some late evenings and weekends may be required.


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Etegra is a Minority-owned, Certified 8(a) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
DUNS: 007812477
DBE/MBE Certification: MO, IL, KS, TN --- Architectural Registrations: MO, IL, KS, IA (NCARB)