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Project Architect

Sitts & Hill Engineers, Inc., a client-driven and employee focused engineering firm in Tacoma, WA is seeking a Project Architect to join our team. The ideal candidate would possess the necessary skills to effectively manage industrial and commercial projects through coordination with engineering disciplines and subcontractors and have the ability to coordinate and develop drawing packages from concept through construction. In addition, experience with construction administration is desired to ensure the integrity of the project through completion.

Desired Qualifications:

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or related field
  o Preferably from an NAAB accredited college
• Registration as an Architect in at least one U.S. jurisdiction
  o Preferably in Washington State
• 5+ years of progressive experience
• Strong familiarity with building codes, permitting, specifications, building and engineering systems
• Willingness to tackle complex and challenging projects
• LEED® accreditation, or the ability to obtain accreditation within 2 years of date of employment
• Effective communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with clients, consultants, jurisdictions, and fellow employees

Typical duties could include:

• Working with multi-discipline engineering and drafting teams to prepare project plans, technical correspondence, code studies, cost estimates, reports, and specifications
• Design of commercial and industrial projects in compliance with State and local regulations
• Define, organize, coordinate, and complete projects from schematic design through construction
• Develop strong relationships with clients and City/County regulatory authorities

Hours:

• Full time position, with time and a half over 40 hours/week

Compensation:

• Commensurate with qualifications and experience
• Excellent health insurance package
• 401K retirement plan with employer matching
• Generous profit sharing (employee bonus)
• Paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays

If you’re interested in bringing your talents to a very well established firm with great culture, professional independence, and low employee turnover, please send your resume to and cover letter to jillm@sittshill.com