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Project Architect (Healthcare Building Design Practice Santa Monica)

Architecture & Planning
Santa Monica, California, 90404, United States
November 08, 2019


Project Architect / Licensed Architect

Healthcare Building Project Architectural Practice

Santa Monica, CA Office

Job Title: Project Architect ( Healthcare Building Design and Planning )

Office Location: Los Angeles, CA ( Santa Monica ) 90404

Our Santa Monica office in Southern California is actively seeking a talented, skilled and experienced Project Architect with 7+ years of architectural industry work experience to join our healthcare architecture and interiors practice.

Ideal Qualifications for this Project Architect include:

- 7+ years of architectural industry work experience

- Past architectural work experience pertaining to healthcare projects such as hospitals, medical offices, acute care facilities, etc.

- Bachelors or Master’s degree in architecture, accredited professional program (preferred)

- Licensed Architect / Architectural Registration (preferred)

- Proficient working knowledge of Revit

- Demonstrated proficiency with, SketchUp, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

- Demonstrated application of OSHPD regulations as related to construction documents, permit procurement and related construction phase activities preferred

- Demonstrated experience organizing and producing design and construction documents for core and shell and tenant improvement projects

- Demonstrated ability to develop, coordinate and produce detailed construction documents for exterior and interior building systems

- Demonstrated ability to lead the production team on day to day Revit assignments/tasks.

Project Architect Role and Responsibilities:

The Project Architect works under the direction of a Senior Project Architect to produce one or multiple projects. Scope of responsibility on large projects may be focused on a single OSHPD package such as core/shell or production of tenant improvement design.

Translates design into construction and works closely with the Project Designer to develop and validate design strategies within the context of engineering, code, cost and constructability constraints.

Works closely with the Project Manager to define tasks and deliverables in all phases of work and will assist the Project Manager in developing the appropriate schedule for delivering the work.

Interacts and communicates effectively and professionally with other team members.

Utilizes past knowledge and experience to enhance the quality of product, recognizes problem issues, communicates impact to team and seeks clarity when necessary.

Assists Sr. Project Architect in submitting, implementing OSHPD comments and obtaining approval.

Meets project design schedule and design construction budgets.

Assists with cost estimates and evaluation of bids with project manager.

Assists with the preparation of analyses including alternates or substitutions to reduce costs.

Assures execution of, and assists with, quality control activities for architectural elements on a project.

Reviews drawings, documents and submittals for design intent compliance and code compliance.

Responds to RFI’s and issues revisions to contract documents as necessary during construction.


“Do the best work of your life”

It’s not just a lofty goal; it’s what our employees say, over and over, at all levels of the organization. At our firm you’ll find a company that supports your professional growth and workday happiness. A culture that embraces innovation and collaboration. And smart, respectful coworkers who set the bar high, motivating and inspiring each other. As an employee-owned firm, our people are vested and invested in our success. We invite you to find out why people think our firm is a great place to work.

Our firm is a national multidisciplinary design firm rooted in architecture and engineering. We believe that the best design results from deep insight into the people and passions that animate each unique environment. More than 850 people in 11 offices from coast to coast work to make a positive, lasting impact for clients in healthcare, arts and culture, community, corporate, education, government, and energy markets.


Competitive salaries; training and certification; mentorships; goal setting and continuous feedback; flexible project and program opportunities to broaden your expertise; informal Lunch and Learns; tuition reimbursement program; path to shareholder status.

Competitive insurance package; employer-sponsored HSA; wellness and fitness benefits; a full calendar of wellbeing initiatives.

Free coffee and tea bar; Fresh Fruit Mondays to Bagel Fridays; firm-wide social events; monthly wellness opportunities; paid holidays.

Retirement program; financial planning; life and disability benefits.


For immediate and entirely confidential hiring consideration, please email updated and detailed resume to . Our Hiring Director will contact you promptly for initial employment consideration.

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