At Wolcott Architecture
Los Angeles, CA

Purpose of Position: The Job Captain position has intermediate-level knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Revit within the firm.  Fully experienced Job Captains can perform technical and construction document preparation/production on any assignments quickly and accurately.

Typical Duties:

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of relevant aspects of commercial planning and design.
  • Working from sketches, notes and other input materials, is capable of preparing a complete and accurate set of architectural documents, coordination of engineering contract documents and project manuals. Capable of directing and coordinating production team in preparation of construction documents.
  • Capable of review of contract documents with team members and checking of drawings for accuracy and coordination.
  • Capable of construction documentation incorporating material selections by others.
  • Working knowledge of lighting, HVAC, structural, plumbing, fire protection and electrical design.
  • Knowledgeable of relevant codes including IBC, CBC, ADA, Title 24 and of applicable building department jurisdictions and practices. Knowledge of relevant AIA documents.
  • Detailed understanding of all types of BOMA calculation concepts (i.e. 1980, 1989 and1996).
  • General understanding of relevant construction costs.
  • Basic knowledge of the management of design vs. project budget. Capable of providing periodic personnel cost reports and projections to Project Manager.
  • Capable of construction administration (RFI’s, RFP’s, submittals, shop drawings, etc.).  Maintains project file.
  • Basic editing capability in industry-standard word processing (MS Word, WordPerfect), spreadsheet (MS Excel), presentation (MS PowerPoint), image editing (PhotoShop or equal), scheduling (MS Project), page layout (Illustrator or equal), e-mail (Outlook, Eudora), web browser (IE or equal), and file formatting (Acrobat) programs, as well as a full proficiency in Revit and/or AutoCAD Architectural Desktop.
  • General understCapable of leading field survey teams for development and documentation of as-built conditions.anding of relevant construction costs.
  • Knowledgeable of WA CAD standards and practices, sufficient to direct production team(s).  May be required to demonstrate working proficiency in WA CAD system within three months of hire.
  • Utilizes the WA CAD library effectively to maintain a high level of productivity.
  • Works with staff, either individually or in-groups, to provide positive atmosphere for learning and professional growth.
  • Responsible for maintaining the computer project files, including the house keeping of all files at the end of a project/close-out procedure.
  • Responsible for coordination of architectural documents submitted to the building department, including plan check revisions, obtaining checks from accounting and meeting with expeditor, etc.
  • Capable of following the scope of the pricing plan when preparing the final architectural documents.
  • Basic awareness and understanding of project schedule, design fees, project budgets, reimbursable costs, etc.

May occasionally be called upon to:

  • Prepare transmittals, brochures, or other marketing materialsPerform tasks relative to procurement or maintenance of the building.

Experience Required:

A minimum of 5 years CAD experience in related architectural/interiors field.  Must attend in-house seminars and is encouraged to attend continuing education courses outside of the office.

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*Please send resume & portfolio in PDF format, no more than 10 MB files.