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Architectural Designer

Frankfort, Illinois


 

JOB SUMMARY
Play a key part in helping churches create the right space to foster effective ministry by working on all phases of design, from conceptual design to construction administration, under the direction of more senior-level designers or Architects. This role is responsible for significant aspects, daily design, and/or technical development of projects and must exhibit exceptional design talent and a working knowledge of all project phases.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works in support of architectural design and development of projects (significant portion of time spent on modeling, also on code research and application, product research and application, cost estimating and application of other programs and technology.)
  • Code compliance review
  • Preparation of design development and construction documents
  • Involvement in construction administration, including shop drawing review, RFIs, and occasional job site visits
  • Provide external communications via telephone calls and/or email, and preparing various correspondence as required by different projects
  • Communication with consultants and manufacturers

Guidelines, policies, and formal procedures that should be followed in this position.

All Positions: Demonstrate knowledge and support of Aspen’s mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, the Baseline Process, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

Relevant Experience: Two to four years of experience. Preferably working toward or having a desire to obtain licensure. Proficiency in current versions of Revit, SketchUp, Adobe Design Suite, and Microsoft Office Suite.

Education: Minimum four-year degree in Architecture. Preferably Masters Degree in Architecture.

Knowledge Areas: Principles of design and visualization, with an emphasis on innovation. Exhibiting a visionary mindset. Ability to understand and interpret budgetary guidelines and project expenditures a plus. Experience in commercial projects and/or a working knowledge of church culture leadership, ministry and facilities is also a plus.

Desired Skills: Demonstrates effectiveness in working in a team setting, communicating with others, customer satisfaction and technical competence. Capable of carrying out independent assignments with minimal supervision. Demonstrates an understanding of construction practices and methodologies. Adept at problem solving. Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and time management skills.

  • Satisfactory criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.
  • Percentage of travel required: 5-10% ongoing, but higher during initial training period

Compensation depends on experience. Excellent benefits package offered.

HOW TO APPLY 

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers@aspengroup.com.

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