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Senior Technical Designer/Job Captain

Company: Northernimpacts
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

With over 30 years in practice, one of the country's leading architectural & interior design firms specializing in life sciences, education, and workplace is actively seeking a Senior Technical Designer/Job Captain to join their San Diego office. The studio specializes in the design of laboratories, clean rooms, manufacturing facilities, data centers, and high-performance workplace environments, for clients working in the life sciences, electronics, mission-critical, education, and medicine.
With 180+ staff, they provide programming, master planning, building, and interior design services, including laboratory, cGMP, and medical planning, to new and established companies, institutions, developers, and healthcare providers. Office locations include Mountain View, San Francisco, Sacramento, and San Diego.
Role Requirements
A minimum of 10 years expertise in commercial architecture is required (shell & core, corporate TI, life science/high-tech laboratory design a plus). Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Design preferred. Will be assigned to one or more design teams and will be responsible for the creation of architectural drawings throughout all phases of a project.


  • Experience in coordinating activities associated with the design, development, preparation, production, and control of project documents from schematic design through construction administration on highly complex projects.

  • Ability to perform building code analysis, define construction document requirements, coordinate architectural and engineering disciplines, create specifications, issue bid documents, and review shop drawings.

  • Experience in monitoring quality of documents and leading/ mentoring daily technical related assignments.

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work effectively on multiple small to medium projects, to set priorities, and maintain schedules

  • Knowledge of architectural building and engineering systems.

  • Ability to prepare accurate technical documents, graphic presentations and 3D renderings, with a focus on consistency and quality.

  • Ability to work independently to solve complex design issues.

  • Ability to work constructively with entitlement agencies in addition to all trades and relevant interested parties.

  • Proficiency with 2D/ 3D software desired, such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and/or Sketch-Up

  • Must be proficient in Revit / Autodesk Building Design, along with MS Office Suite

    The studio is seeking high-energy, creative, well-rounded people with a desire to collaborate/communicate and create innovative design for their prestigious clients throughout California. They offer an excellent salary, bonus & benefit package including, medical, dental, vision, disability, life and 401k/profit sharing plan, along with opportunities for growth and alternative work schedules.

    They are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values workplace diversity.

    Please Note: Delays may be experienced if uploading portfolio pdf. Do not exit out of page during upload. We look forward to receiving your application!

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