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Architect - All Levels

Company: Progressive AE
Location: Charlotte
Job Type: Full Time
Date Available: 6/10/2022

What is it you want out of your career? If you’re looking for an opportunity to grow, to be challenged, to work hard and to be part of a growing team, then Progressive AE may be the place for you. We work hard to surround ourselves with professionals who are more than just good at their job. We want engineers, architects, designers and support staff who have a desire to help shape our company. We need colleagues who will help us grow by thinking outside their job description. The work we do here is challenging, and sometimes the hours are long. But we’re committed to serving our clients and providing the best solutions possible.
  Progressive AE is a full-service, forward-thinking design firm. With offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Charlotte, North Carolina, we work on projects around the country that offer a variety and challenge you won’t find at many other firms. And we don’t relegate creativity just to “creatives”—we encourage original thinking in every part of the organization–from support staff to engineering. 
  Since we’re an employee-owned company, you’ll be able to see the benefits of your hard work. And in return, we’ll invest in you. This includes an in-depth wellness program with fitness classes and health coaching, flexible schedules, continuing education, mentorship, volunteer opportunities and internal leadership positions. In fact, we’ve been named one of the Best & Brightest Places to Work for since 2006, named Business Leader of the Year, received the Community and Educational Partnership Awards, and are the proud winners of the Governor's Fitness Award.
We are always looking for talented individuals to advance the strategic goals of our firm. If you are a big picture thinker with unique technical skills, we’d like to consider your application.

Qualifications

We are hiring for a variety of Architect roles. Openings and position requirements listed below:

Graduate Architect

  • Your Degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from an NCARB accredited program.  Master’s Degree in Architecture from an NCARB accredited program preferred. 
  • Your Licensure: Working toward registration and licensure with strong commitment to continuous learning.  Must be committed to passing the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) and completing the Architectural Experience Program (AXP). NCARB registration preferred. Associate AIA preferred.  CSI-CDT certification preferred (and training provided). LEED GA certification preferred. 
  • Your Knowledge and Experience:  
    • 1 to 5 years of architectural experience, including internships or professional experience.  
    • Basic knowledge of the architectural design and documentation process. Basic knowledge of architectural building systems. Basic knowledge of sustainability and other trends in the design/construction industry. 
    • Willingness to learn and participate in the quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) processes. 
    • Basic knowledge of applicable codes (and willingness to learn) along with ability to assist in conducting research for requirements that may need to be incorporated into technical documents. 
  • Your Technical Skills:  
    • Strong knowledge of Revit required.
    • Proficiency in Sketchup highly preferred.
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and BSD Spec Link preferred.
    • Experience in producing construction documents highly preferred.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook required. Experience in Project, SharePoint, and Teams preferred.

Architect I

  • Your Degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent in education and experience required for professional licensure.  Master’s Degree in Architecture preferred.
  • Your Licensure: Licensed architect with current license.  NCARB registration and AIA membership preferred.  CSI-CDT certification preferred (and training provided). LEED AP BD+C and WELL AP certification preferred.
  • Your Knowledge and Experience:  
    • Minimum 3 years of architectural experience, including completion of Architectural Experience Program (AXP) and Architectural Registration Exams (ARE’s). 
    • Knowledge of the architectural design and documentation process, trends in the design and construction industries, construction methodology, sustainability, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.  
    • Knowledge of architectural building systems. Basic knowledge of sustainability and other trends in the design/construction industry. 
    • Experience with the quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) processes. 
    • Knowledge of architectural building systems. Knowledge of building codes and ability to research and apply/incorporate into technical documents. 
    • Ability to coordinate and integrate work with designers, engineers, construction administrators, consultants and other members of a project team. 
  • Your Technical Skills: 
    • Strong knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD required. Experience in producing construction documents preferred.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook required. Experience in Project, SharePoint, and Teams preferred.
    • Proficiency in SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and BSD Spec Link preferred. 

Architect II

  • Your Degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from an NCARB accredited program.  Master’s Degree in Architecture from an NCARB accredited program preferred.
  • Your Licensure: Licensed architect with current license.  NCARB registration and AIA membership preferred.  CSI-CDT certification preferred (and training provided). LEED AP BD+C and WELL AP certification preferred. 
  • Your Knowledge and Experience:  
    • 5 or more years of architectural experience, including completion of Architectural Experience Program (AXP) and Architectural Registration Exams (ARE’s). 
    • Knowledge of the architectural design and documentation process, trends in the design and construction industries, construction methodology, sustainability, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.  
    • Knowledge of architectural building systems. Basic knowledge of sustainability and other trends in the design/construction industry. 
    • Experience with the quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) processes. 
    • Knowledge of architectural building systems. Knowledge of building codes and ability to research and apply/incorporate into technical documents. 
    • Ability to coordinate and integrate work with designers, engineers, construction administrators, consultants, and other members of a project team. 
  • Your Technical Skills:  
    • Strong knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD required.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook required. Experience in Project, SharePoint, and Teams preferred. 
    •  Experience in producing construction documents preferred. 
    • Proficiency in SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and BSD Spec Link preferred. 

How To Apply

Visit https://www.progressiveae.com/careers/ to learn more about working at Progressive AE and to apply to open positions.

Progressive AE is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified individuals in its employment practices. Progressive AE strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination against employees and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, disability, age, qualified veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may email hr@progressiveae.com for assistance. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.