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To post an entry on this job board, email aiawv@aiawv.org so we can review and post your announcement. Entries are listed for 60 days.  AIA West Virginia Chapter members (including Architect, Associate, Unassigned, and Allied Professional members) may post entries free of charge as a benefit of membership.  Non-members are billed at a rate of $75 per entry.  Payment is required before an entry can be posted.  To pay by check, please make check payable to AIA West Virginia and mail to PO Box 813, Charleston, WV 25323.

The Chapter maintains a resume bank for those seeking positions. If you wish to include your resume in the resume bank, please send it as a PDF to aiawv@aiawv.org

If you are hiring and wish to see resumes from the resume bank, email your request to aiawv@aiawv.org and tell us what experience level you require, i.e. student, 0-4 years, 5-10 or 11+, and we will email you appropriate resumes. Please let us know if you can offer student employment opportunities.

Another source for both employers and job-seekers is the National AIA Career Center.

By posting on the AIA West Virginia Job Board, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of its use.:

  • The AIA West Virginia Chapter Job Board and Resume File are provided free of charge to members and for a $75 fee for non-members. AIA West Virginia does not perform background checks on candidates, nor on employers posting job opportunities. The chapter is not involved in the actual transaction between employers and candidates. As a result, we have no control over the quality, safety, or legality of the jobs posted or the truth or accuracy of the listings.

  • You assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom you come in contact through the job board. Employers and job seekers are encouraged to request reference information from each other as needed to establish qualifications, credentials, and overall fit between the employer and the applicant.

  • According to West Virginia law, only individuals licensed to do so may represent themselves using the title "architect" or engage in the practice of architecture as defined by law.

  • The Chapter reserves the right to review and change any information provided to this site and to refuse or remove any listing deemed unsuitable for any reason.

  • The Chapter does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of listings submitted by users. As a user of this job board, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting.

  • By using this job board, you acknowledge that you have read the terms and conditions and you indicate your acceptance to be bound by them.

 Job Listings:

Licensed Architect - Associate Director of Architecture
Paralyzed Veterans of America - Washington, District of Columbia

Interested in working for a great cause? Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), a mission-oriented organization dedicated to improving the lives of veterans and all people with disabilities, is currently seeking a registered architect to join our architecture department and make a difference. PVA architects use their expertise to:
• Advocate for the best healthcare environments for veterans.
• Improve accessibility in the built environment for people with disabilities.
• Provide technical assistance and education to the public.
• Help manage our Washington, DC headquarters building.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and regular work hours.
Travel required.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
• Registered Architect currently licensed in a state, commonwealth, or the District of Columbia.
• Minimum 8 years solid architectural experience.
• Must have a professional architectural license.
• Thorough knowledge of accessibility codes and statutes.
• Healthcare experience a plus but not required.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: pvaarchitecture@pva.org

PVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 



Senior Project Architect and Architect
 for more information

MacLachlan, Cornelius & Filoni (MCF) is an award-winning Architecture, Planning, and Interior Design firm located in Pittsburgh, PA.  Founded in 1889, our firm has a rich history and tradition of design excellence.  MCF serves a variety of clients in the Higher Education, Healthcare, Performing Arts, Commercial, and Liturgical markets.  Our firm’s culture has allowed us the privilege of developing lasting relationships with clients while providing them with the highest level of service and design.

JOB SUMMARY:  Senior Project Architect

Our firm is seeking a creative individual to fill the position of Senior Project Architect.   This position will provide opportunities for growth within the firm including managing Project Teams and coordinating multiple Clients.  We are pursuing candidates with the potential to advance into firm ownership possibilities and Firm Leadership.

DUTIES:

  • Work with clients to turn their architectural needs into reality.
  • Lead multiple projects from conceptual phase through construction and project closeout.
  • Direct activities of team members engaged in preparing contract documents and specifications.
  • Introduce new building technologies and approaches to holistic design solutions.
  • Integrate Sustainability into design solutions.
  • Manage client and consultant contracts and monitor the progression of services throughout the project.
  • Ensure deliverables meet designated time frames and with the highest quality.
  • Provide project costing and documentation.
  • Perform all aspects of Construction Administration.
  • Mentor other junior Architects and develop their competencies.
  • Develop new business opportunities in association with Marketing Director and Principals.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS/BM/B.Arch required
  • Registered Architect
  • 10 to 15 years experience
  • Previous experience with client management, business development and consultant coordination
  • Use of (Revit) BIM throughout all phases of project development
  • LEED BD+C accredited and knowledge of sustainable design preferred

BENEFITS:

A competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with qualifications. 

Benefits include:

  • Medical Coverage for the employee and their family
  • Optional Dental and Vision Plans
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Sick time (plus week off between Christmas and New Years)
  • Profit Sharing / 401 (k) savings plan
  • Transportation benefits

JOB SUMMARY:  Architect

Our firm is seeking an individual to fill the position of Architect.  The candidate would be responsible for

managing and developing design components, technical aspects and documentation content of project work.   This position offers opportunity for expanding your career path as you work with Principal level veterans to develop skills and abilities.

DUTIES:

  • Ensure quality of project processes, content, and deliverables.
  • Provide detail solutions and use best practices to achieve goals of the project.
  • Prepare drawings and specification documents.
  • Work closely with Project Principal to lead project from conceptual phase through construction.
  • Attend meetings with the client throughout all Phases of the Project.
  • Integrate Sustainability into the design solutions.
  • Prepare contract documents for building contractors.
  • Coordinate Consulting engineer elements into unified project design.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS/BM/B.Arch required
  • Registered Architect
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience
  • Proficient use of (Revit) BIM throughout all phases of project development
  • LEED BD+C accredited and knowledge of sustainable design preferred
  • 3D Computer rendering skills

BENEFITS:

A competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with qualifications. 

Benefits include:

  • Medical Coverage for the employee and their family
  • Optional Dental and Vision Plans
  • Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Vacation and Sick time
  • 8 Paid Holidays (plus week off between Christmas and New Years)
  • Profit Sharing / 401 (k) savings plan
  • Transportation benefits

MCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Architect

Pickering Associates, Inc., a full service Architectural and Engineering firm, is seeking a full-time newly licensed Architect or Architectural Intern seeking to pursue licensure in the future. The successful candidate will join a team of design professionals servicing a diverse base of clients throughout WV, OH and beyond.  For more information visit our website.

The candidate must be proficient with AutoCAD and Revit and have experience in all project phases of drawing development and design.

RESPONSIBILITIES/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Architecture or higher degree; a substitution of documented experience in the field of architecture and a Bachelor of Science, Architecture may be accepted.
  • Modeling and Rendering skills are highly preferred
  • Strong computer skills are required
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must be able to coordinate construction document production with all team members across disciplines
  • Must have well rounded understanding of all components of a building including Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing engineering
  • Must be a good listener, a good communicator and the ability to develop strong working relationships with clients and staff

Benefits:

We offer a competitive wage package commensurate with experience, including excellent benefits. Benefits include 401k with 6% match, affordable health coverage, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and a generous bonus program. Assistance with relocation costs will be considered.

Please send resumes with cover letter and salary history to: pa_careers@pickeringusa.com

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Pickering Associates is an equal opportunity employer.



West Virginia University
Campus Planner - Facilities & Services 01292 

 
The Planning, Design, Construction & Scheduling unit of the Division of Facilities & Services at West Virginia University is accepting applications for a Campus Planner. This position is responsible for the planning of campus development to assure the efficient and effective use of University’s physical resources, such as land, buildings, space, and infrastructure. 
 
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Develop a project program to communicate space development, which may require renovations, modifications, demolition and/or reconstruction. 
Meet with stakeholders, advise end users on interior design factors, coordinate with vendors, and research existing space to meet departmental needs.  
Oversee creation of schematic level drawings and/or renderings noting space layout, use of space, finishes, HVAC improvements, access and egress, equipment needs, budget, and all other items within the project scope of work.  
Conduct space feasibility and utilization studies and communicate findings, recommending changes in space assignment by working closely with stakeholders to plan room layouts and adjacencies.  
Gather information through interviews from Deans, Directors, Chairs, etc. to delineate the goals of each specific area and to explore their vision of the future and translate findings into space needs recommendations.
Work with Deans, Directors, Chairs, and upper administration to develop a Program of Requirements to delineate the types of spaces, relative size of spaces and use of spaces to be created. 
Lead a committee to procure consulting services that may be necessary for the overall execution of the capital project and convey the approved Program of Requirements to the selected consultants, leading the project through the schematic design phase.
Support the mission of the University by recommending new construction and renovations to meet programmatic needs.  
Assist with the Campus Master Plan, a guiding tool for planning future capital projects for the University.  
Meet with departments and project managers to identify moving-related needs for small and capital projects, coordinate moving activities between a professional moving company or WVU labor crew and the units moving, and assist units in pre- and post-move activities by serving as liaison to other University departments.
Develop, improve, and maintain departmental policies, procedures and standards, enforcing formal design guidelines for building interiors, signage and other items that affect the look of the campus.  
Research, evaluate, and benchmark best practices in planning, programming, interior design and construction activities and techniques.  
 
Qualifications
 
Bachelor's degree in interior design, architecture, or related field
Three (3) years of experience in the following: 
o Working knowledge of programming/space management/space assessment/space allocation (at a higher education institution preferred)
o Ability to create schematic design level architectural drawings to reflect proposed improvements to space
o Development of plan graphics utilizing design software such as AutoCad, SketchUp, and Photoshop
One (1) year of experience with applicable building codes (e.g. Electric, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fire, and Life Safety)
 
Requirements 
Background check
Valid driver’s license required for travel to regional campuses and out of town meetings
 

 
 

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