Job Captain

Los Angeles CA
30+ days ago

Job Description

Gensler is one of the world’s leading architecture, design and planning firms, with staff in locations around the world. Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing a lasting competitive advantage. At Gensler, you will join a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.

Your Role

Gensler Los Angeles is currently seeking an senior Job Captain with a successful track record and background in education design. In this position, you will collaborate with a team of designers and architects to produce technical documentation and communicate project progress to team members to ensuring our projects exceed client expectations.

What You Will Do

  • Produce accurate technical and contract documentation for construction of projects

  • Provide project team coordination for incorporating design intent into construction documentation

  • Participate in construction administration, evaluate bids, conduct site visits, address technical issues and maintain quality control during construction

  • Work with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives

  • Utilize hand and 3D software renderings to communicate design concepts

Your Qualifications

  • 10+ years of related professional experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field

  • Knowledge of building codes, zoning, jurisdictional processes, building materials, specifications and construction techniques

  • Knowledge of sustainable design strategies and experience on net zero projects is a plus

  • Experience in construction document preparation and field observation

  • Strong leadership, organizational, verbal and written communication, and relationship management skills

  • Strong Revit skills (Level 4 or 5) required; and experience in AutoCad, Adobe CS, SketchUp, and other 3D modeling software a plus

  • On the path to licensure preferred

Applications will not be considered without uploaded portfolio/work samples

Life at Gensler

We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities.

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.

Gensler is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability you may contact us here . We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues.


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