RDC is an award-winning architectural firm with a diverse portfolio of work. We are currently seeking a Job Captain to work in our office in Reston, Virginia. The ideal candidate will have experience working on retail and commercial projects. The position requires digital graphics experience, hand-drawing ability, knowledge of commercial and office design, good communication skills, and an ability to thrive in a team environment.
The Job Captain is competent in all conventional aspects of architectural practice with an emphasis on the technical implementation of the project design. Performs work requiring independent judgment and critical thinking. Adapts standards and criteria to project requirements and possess a diverse working knowledge of related disciplines. The Job Captain is responsible for coordinating and producing Contract Documents with support and direction from the Project Manager and other senior staff.
Bachelor’s degree in architecture from an accredited program preferred.
5 or more years of experience in architectural practice with a focus on construction documentation preferred.
Knowledge of architectural detailing and current construction standards.
Proficiency in REVIT and other business software and their application to Contract Documents.
Knowledge of codes, consultant's coordination (civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural), and ability to successfully complete the permitting process with minimal aid and supervision.
Basic knowledge of construction contract administration processes.
Effective English communication skills, conversational and written, for ongoing project collaboration and documentation.
Founded in 1979, RDC is a full-service, award-winning firm dedicated to making everyday places extraordinary. Headquartered in Long Beach, CA, we are a 150+ team with offices in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Arkansas, and Shanghai.
With over 40 years of experience, our depth and excellence in architecture allows us to take a comprehensive approach when designing spaces. Our history of successful design, client relationships and exquisite architecture proves us as forerunners in our field, leading the industry in designing retail, hospitality, and entertainment venues.