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AIA Philadelphia provides a number of services for people looking for jobs in architecture, as well as for architects looking for employees. Below is the most current listing of opportunities.

Current Job Opportunities

Project Architect
Blackney Hayes Architects, a firm located in Center City, is seeking for a Registered Architect with 5 to 12 years experience. School experience a plus. AutoCAD and knowledge of Revit 2013 required. BHA offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. Please e-mail resumes to Jennifer Crawford at jcrawford@blackneyhayes.com.
Administrative Assistant
Nalls Architecture, Inc. in Narberth, PA. seeks an administrative assistant for general administrative and office support including word processing, reception desk duties, filing, some bookkeeping, and assisting with graphics and marketing materials. The position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, organization skills, and a strong attention to detail. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is preferred. Salary is dependent on skills and experience. Benefits include medical coverage and a 401(k) plan. No phone calls, please.
Traveling Construction Supervisor
At Wu & Associates, our mission is to improve the built environment through excellence in sustainability, safety, and customer satisfaction, with a cultural emphasis on diversity and knowledge. Since 1990, our firm has delivered award-winning design and construction services on a national level to high-profile clients ranging from federal government agencies to Fortune 500 corporations, with a focus on LEED sustainable design and historic preservation. We are seeking qualified candidates for the positions of Field Superintendent and Quality Control Manager to oversee construction at project sites throughout the Northeastern United States. Candidates must be available to stay out-of-state at job sites with periodic visits home. A Bachelors degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management is required. Part-time and full-time positions available. Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@wuassociates.com.
Architectural Designer 3-5 years
Award winning Architecture Firm is looking for an independent, charismatic and capable architect with 3 to 5 years of postgraduate work experience. Candidates must possess a BArch or MArch. AutoCAD, 3D rendering and Adobe Creative Suite proficiency required. The most suitable candidates will be self-motivated, can complete a full set of construction documentation, will be personable with clients and be able to coordinate with various consultants and trades. The position is based in Philadelphia, and candidates must be able to drive; frequent travel to New York, Central/Northern & New Jersey Shore is expected. Please send cover letter, references from previous employment and resume.
Interior Designer 2-4 years
Award winning Architecture Firm is seeking an Interior Designer or Architect with Commercial Interiors and Hospitality experience. Candidates must possess a minimum BSId or BArch, Masters is preferred. Proficiency in AutoCad and Adobe Creative Suite is required, experience using Sketchup, Rhino and Revit (especially) is desired. We are accepting candidates who have 2 to 5 postgraduate work experience. We are seeking to fill this position immediately, we offer a comprehensive & competitive benefits package. Please send cover letter, references from previous employment and resume.
Part-Time Accounting Assistant for BartonPartners Architects Planners, Inc.
As a BartonPartners’ Part-Time Accounting Assistant (20 - 24 hours per week) your primary role will be to assist the Controller & Senior Accountant with day to day accounting functions including, but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciliations, benefits and payroll. On occasion you will also provide administrative support to management and staff through such duties as answering phones, client support, and general office support to name a few. Special projects may be assigned by a principal or the controller. Your qualifications should include some college and 2 to 3 years of accounting experience preferred, knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Outlook, and Word, knowledge of accounting software helpful, self-starter with the ability to develop strong collaborative skills, highly organized, professional, and energetic, able to multitask and prioritize, function independently and also able to contribute to the total team effort and excellent verbal and written communication skills. To join one of the area’s Top 15 Architectural Firms, send your resume and cover letter to info@bartonpartners.com or fax to 610.930.0188. For more information, please visit www.bartonpartners.com. Please, no phone call inquiries regarding this job.
Architectural Intern
Asher Architects, a high end residential firm, seeks Intern Architect to support Project Managers and Principal in various capacities. Suburban Philadelphia location close to public transit. Competitive salary and benefits; excellent working and learning environment with IDP support. Responsibilities include developing Construction Documents under the direction of the Project Manager; conducting architectural surveys; developing construction details, etc. Candidate should be skilled in AutoCAD 2013; Sketch Up; and Adobe Creative Suite and have a strong desire to work in traditional residential architecture. Bachelors of Architecture Degree and 2+ years relevant experience required.
Architectural Design Intern (Summer 2014)
Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc. ("TimHaahs") provides comprehensive planning, architectural design and structural engineering services for mixed-use and parking related projects. Our extensive in-house expertise gives our clients a single source of responsibility to meet their design and planning needs from the conceptual stages of a project, through construction administration and beyond. We are committed to our mission - “We exist to help those in need”, and are seeking highly motivated individuals who not only have a passion for what they do, but will embrace our core values and mission by applying them in their day to day work. We have a unique, family-oriented working environment in which employees receive the support and encouragement they need to grow professionally as well as personally. In recent years we have been blessed to receive a number of awards which reflect our commitment to providing a great place to work. These awards include: • Best Firms to Work For - Building Design & Construction Magazine • Top 200 Fastest-Growing A/E/P & Environmental Consulting Firms – Zweigwhite We are currently seeking a talented, creative designer with excellent conceptual and schematic design skills for the role of Architectural Design Intern in our Blue Bell, PA (Philadelphia area) office. The ideal candidate is student or recent graduate pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s of Architecture with a minimum of one year of experience (including internships & part time work) creating graphic renderings, models and other presentation materials using a variety of methods including SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with large scale, mixed use projects is a plus. The Architectural Design Intern assists the design team in a fast-paced creative process focused on developing innovative design solutions. The Intern’s primary responsibility is to translate design concepts/project vision into graphic renderings, models and other presentation materials using a variety of methods including SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite (free hand rendering skills are a plus). Candidates must also be fully proficient with AutoCad. Proficiency with Revit Architecture is a plus. Effective communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment are also essential for success in this position. To apply, send a resume, cover letter and sample portfolio (or a link to an electronic portfolio/website) including representative images of your design work via email to amchugh@timhaahs.com. Visit us at www.timhaahs.com . We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc. does not accept inquires from third party recruiting agencies and/or individuals.
Senior Lab Planner
Ballinger, an award-winning, national architecture and engineering firm with a strong commitment to design excellence, is seeking a Senior Lab Planner to join our team. As Senior Lab Planner, you will be responsible for leading the laboratory project planning and documentation effort toward the successful completion of complex academic, healthcare and corporate facility projects: communicating with clients/user groups to understand project requirements and providing overall programming, master planning, lab design and documentation for these projects. Responsibilities • Provide advanced technical knowledge in the laboratory planning and programming of various-sized, academic science teaching and research, healthcare, and pharmaceutical facilities. • Provide technical planning expertise for laboratory facilities in the areas of programming, design, fit-out planning, equipment planning, MEP systems integration, casework specifications and construction administration. • Lead development of project scope, plan, and services during the contract process. • Lead development of a comprehensive understanding of clients’ program requirements and standards, and anticipate and develop solutions to technical and design problems following established standards. • Communicate planning concepts into comprehensible terms for clients, designers and project team members, both verbally and through graphic and written communication. Interact with design architects and engineers as part of an integrated, collaborative design team. • Develop architectural drawings and specifications to communicate planning concepts for project documentation and construction. Prepare and modify architectural construction documents. • Apply proper QA/QC methods throughout projects. • Incorporate Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects. • Mentor and direct the work of less experienced staff, participate in professional development reviews and “Lessons Learned” sessions. • Actively seek new knowledge in the design and planning of laboratories within technical facilities. • Lead project meetings and presentations; ensure client is adequately briefed on project progress. • Actively participate in industry associations to ensure visibility. Desired Skills and Experience • Bachelor or Master of Architecture required. • Twelve to Fifteen years of progressive experience focused on programming/planning/documentation of all phases of a variety of laboratory types such as: vivarium, research, teaching (science and engineering), healthcare and pharmaceutical facilities. • Architecture license required. • LEED AP preferred. • Knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements for laboratory design. • Knowledge of laboratory programming delivery and how design impacts space, operational, and equipment programming, as well as MEP systems and casework. • Knowledge of laboratory construction documentation, construction administration and project construction cost control. • Knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines. • Proficiency in Revit preferred. • Excellent communication skills and comfort in the client environment. • Ability to work in team environment. • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
Marketing Coordinator
Ballinger, a national, award-winning architecture and engineering firm with a strong commitment to design excellence, is seeking a professional, enthusiastic, well-organized and creative Marketing Coordinator. Candidate will possess excellent communication skills, strong writing and organizational skills, graphic competency, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented department. Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, English or Communications preferred. Minimum two years' experience in marketing/business development in the AEC industry preferred. Proficiency with all Microsoft Office products and Adobe Creative Suite a must. Writing and graphic samples required for an interview. Key responsibilities include: • Development and production of Statements of Qualification, proposal materials, presentations, Request for Information responses, including SF 330 forms; • Analyzing Request for Proposal requirements to ensure compliance, coordinating subconsultant information and team Q/C reviews; overseeing or developing submittal layout, production and final delivery/distribution; • Maintain project information database; develop and maintain firm’s marketing materials, including project sheets, resumes, firm overviews and other standard firm materials; • Support of digital media initiative; • Interview staff for the subsequent writing and editing of such items as resumes, project descriptions, and management and technical documents; • Research / benchmark project opportunities; • Work in a team atmosphere to support firm Partners, Marketing Manager and other business development efforts; • Perform other job-related duties as necessary. Qualified candidates should submit resume and sample work to hr@ballinger-ae.com. Ballinger offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. EOE, M/F/D/V
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
The Administrative Assistant at the reception desk is the voice and face of Acentech. He/she is often the first point of contact that a client or vendor will have with Acentech. The person holding this position must be well organized, personable, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and enjoy working with people. The Administrative Assistant must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. Experience with Deltek Vision is a plus, but training will be provided. The Administrative Assistant will support Marketing in the generation of qualification packages and collateral materials; and Accounting with tasks as assigned. Visit the "Careers" section of www.acentech.com for additional information on this position.
Executive Assistant and Membership Manager
The position assists the Executive Director of AIA Philadelphia and Philadelphia Center for Architecture. The duties include assisting the Executive Director in all communication matters with members, arranging travel and event scheduling, working with two Boards of directors and preparing documents and materials for Board meetings. This position also maintains all membership records, manages the membership process, communicates and assists members with membership matters and works with the Board Membership Committee on member services and recruitment. AIA Philadelphia maintains approximately 1350 architect members and 450 allied members. Please submit resume and cover letter to john@aiaphila.org. Competitive salary and full benefits, equal opportunity employer.
Designer - Senior Living Facilities
Good Day! Spiezle Architectural Group is an employee-owned design firm with regional offices in PA/NJ/SC/NY/MD. Our Senior Living practice area is expanding. If you have recent Senior Living project experience let's have a conversation! You may contact me at 609.695.7400 ext. 274 and you may become better acquainted with our firm, and employee ownership, by visiting our website at www.spiezle.com E-mail your resume to hr@spiezlelcom. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
Sports Architect
Sasaki, a world-class planning and multidisciplinary design firm, seeks an enthusiastic and collaborative Architect with 6-10 years of experience in institutionally related Sports architecture to join our team. Ideal candidates will have experience in all phases of the design process including planning, schematic design, and design development and construction documentation. Individuals should possess exemplary technology and visualization skills, sustainable design experience and the ability to work creatively with clients. For additional information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.sasaki.com/about-us/Careers/
Experience Architect
Architects DAS Architects is seeking experienced Architects to work on design oriented Hospitality and urban multi-family projects. Candidates must be registered architects with a minimum 5 years of experience in commercial projects who are proficient in Auto CAD, Sketch-up, Adobe and Revit. Great opportunity to work on exciting noteworthy projects and be part of a talented team. Please Email correspondence including resume and work samples to Annette Walsh (no phone calls please)
Intern Architect
CICADA Architecture/Planning, Inc. is seeking an entry-level intern architect to join our team. We seek someone who is an organized, competitive team player with good design instincts who wants well-rounded exposure to the full range of architectural tasks and services. Must have working knowledge of AutoCad, Sketchup, Photoshop, and Revit and have good writing skills. We offer comprehensive benefits and growth opportunities in a casual, team-oriented environment easily accessible from Center City and the suburbs. E-mail resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Mary Holland.
Lab Planner
Ballinger, an award-winning, national architecture and engineering firm with a strong commitment to design excellence, is seeking a Lab Planner to join our team. As Lab Planner, you will be responsible for assisting the laboratory project planning and documentation effort toward the successful completion of complex academic, healthcare and corporate facility projects: communicating with clients/user groups to understand project requirements and providing overall programming, master planning, lab design and documentation for these projects. Responsibilities • Provide advanced technical knowledge in the laboratory planning and programming of various-sized, academic research, healthcare, and pharmaceutical facilities. • Provide technical planning expertise for laboratory facilities in the areas of programming, design, fit-out planning, equipment planning, MEP systems integration, casework specifications and construction administration. • Assist in developing project scope, plan, and services during the contract process. • Assist in developing a comprehensive understanding of clients’ program requirements and standards, and anticipate and develop solutions to technical and design problems following established standards. • Communicate planning concepts into comprehensible terms for clients, designers and project team members; both verbally and through graphic and written communication. • Develop architectural drawings and specifications to communicate planning concepts for project documentation and construction. Prepare and modify architectural construction documents. • Apply proper QA/QC methods throughout projects. • Incorporate Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects. • Mentor and direct the work of less experienced staff, participate in professional development reviews and “Lessons Learned” sessions. • Actively seek new knowledge in the design and planning of laboratories within technical facilities. • Assist in project meetings and presentations; ensure client is adequately briefed on project progress. • Actively participate in industry associations to ensure visibility. Desired Skills and Experience • Bachelor or Master of Architecture required. • Five plus years progressive experience focused on programming/planning/documentation of all phases of a variety of laboratory types such as: vivarium, research, teaching (science and engineering), healthcare and pharmaceutical facilities. • Architecture license preferred. • LEED AP preferred. • Knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements for laboratory design. • Knowledge of laboratory programming delivery and how design impacts space, operational, and equipment programming, as well as MEP systems and casework. • Knowledge of laboratory construction documentation, construction administration and project construction cost control. • Knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines. • Proficiency in Revit preferred. • Excellent communication skills. • Ability to work in team environment. • Ability to effectively meet deadlines. EOE, M/F/D/V
Senior Project Manager
NELSON is currently seeking a Sr. Project Manager in Philadelphia to manage multiple projects of varying size and scope and support pursuits for continued growth in market share and profitability. This position will expand NELSON’s current Architecture engagements and encourage the expansion of service offerings by other NELSON service lines. Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, and 20 years’ experience in the architecture profession with at least 8 years of project management experience. Experience in academic projects a plus. Architectural License required. AutoCAD skills required, Revit skills a plus. If interested, please email your resume to jobs@nelsononline.com. For more information on NELSON, please visit our website at www.nelsononline.com.

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