A career with PDA provides an opportunity to work in a team-oriented and challenging work environment where we strive for continuous improvement. At PDA, you will find experienced, dedicated colleagues who are committed to excellence in design.
PDA is always searching for highly motivated individuals to join our Pasadena-based firm. We are passionate about our craft and excited about the future. Healthcare specific experience is always a plus!
RResponsible for the preparation of design development and construction documents under guidance of Job Captain, Project Architect, or Project Manager. Requires substantial experience in design development, architectural drafting, and detailing on a wide variety of projects. Should have substantial knowledge of procedures for production of design development and construction documents, a thorough knowledge of architectural planning, drafting, detailing, and building materials; a working knowledge of site planning, civil, structural, mechanical and acoustical engineering; and a general knowledge of codes.
Reports To: Project Manager / Project Architect / Project Supervisor / Job Captain
Roles & Responsibilities:
Fosters strong teamwork and maintains a positive working attitude
Supports a positive project team culture in order to provide superior service to our client
Committed to design excellence that meets PDA’s and our clients' needs delivered on schedule within both the clients' and PDA’s budget
Assist with the development of a quality set of contract documents that ensures the design and construction of a project meets or exceeds the client’s expectations
Provide quality control and quality assurance on contract documents by strict implementation of PDA standards and processes
Research codes, materials, trends, constructability, techniques, life safety, design, etc.
Assist on responding to agency comments under the direction of Supervisor
Assist Job Captain on delivering project(s) in accordance to established budget and schedule
Distributes/coordinates information to consultants/reviewing agency/contractor per Supervisor direction
Makes revisions to documents based on Supervisors comments (“red marks”)
Assist Supervisor on administering construction by logging documents, transmitting information, revising contract documents
Strong communication skills both verbal and written
Build for the Future
Identify opportunities for personal growth / development within or outside of PDA
Problem solves and poses solutions to Supervisor in a productive manner
Minimum Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent work experience preferred (5 years+ if no degree)
Strong experience in REVIT
Working knowledge of AutoCAD software and BIM processes
Experience working with the Office of Statewide Health Planning Department (OSHPD) and/or Building & Planning Departments preferred
Thorough knowledge of architectural drafting
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel
Strong professionalism and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills
Working knowledge of detailing, building materials, codes and construction
To Apply, Send Resume to: email@example.com