We’re seeking a qualified applicant with extensive technical building knowledge and strong leadership skills to contribute to our already successful practice. The candidate should have the ability to lead teams in identifying technical implications, generating quick studies (sketches) pertaining to constructability and technical compliance, and directing the production of construction details on multiple projects. The candidate should be highly skilled in writing specifications and assembling project manuals. The ideal candidate has experience in construction administration, takes a creative, problem-solving approach to design challenges, and effectively communicates quick and accurate solutions through various means (verbal, written and sketching).
12+ years of architecture and construction related experience
Extensive knowledge of constructability, technical requirements and detailing
Ability to oversee quality control of contract documents
Knowledge and ability to generate project manuals and technical specifications
Previous experience with low to mid-rise urban-infill structures and historic buildings
Knowledge of local (Washington, DC) building codes, zoning laws and permitting process
Strong leadership, organization, communication (verbal + written) and relationship management skills
Experience leading teams of design professionals and consultants
Ability to evaluate projects for value engineering and cost savings
Previous experience leading construction administration
Professional Degree (Masters or Bachelors) in Architecture from an NAAB accredited program preferred
Architecture Registration preferred
Computer skills required: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), AutoCAD, Google SketchUp, Adobe Suite, and Revit (preferred)
PGN, a small to mid-size architectural design firm in DC is seeking qualified candidates to complement its vibrant and diverse practice. Our service-oriented firm caters to the needs of our clients by providing services from pre-design through construction administration. We successfully shepherd our projects through code review, zoning and historic approvals processes. Taking on both high-end an...d affordable design challenges, we specialize in mixed-use, multi-family residential, affordable housing and commercial office interior projects throughout the District and surrounding region.