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  • Project Architect

    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/15/2019 10:53 AM)
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    ARCO Design/Build Southwest, Inc.
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    Are you creative and detail-oriented? Do you solve problems in three dimensions? Do you act with integrity and hold yourself and others to the highest standard? If the answer is, “Yes!” then we have an opportunity that will impress you!


    ARCO Design/Build is a premier, full service design/build general contractor with more than 20 years of experience providing clients with complete project delivery throughout the United States. ARCO is recognized as an industry leader for various industrial project types, including but not limited to, cold storage warehouse, light industrial distribution and manufacturing.


    ARCO's in-house design firm, ADB Design Services, has an exciting, long-term career opportunity for a Project Architect. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture and 5-10 years experience in all phases of the design and build process with a passion and drive for architecture and great work. 


    We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.


    • Industry-leading performance-based bonus program
    • Generously funded profit sharing
    • Traditional and Roth 401k
    • Tuition reimbursement for associates
    • Scholarship for associates’ children up to $28,000 per child
    • 1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel
    • 1-week paid volunteer leave each year
    • 100% charitable match
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
    • On-Campus Gym
    • 100% paid 10-week maternity leave


    At ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


    • Foster and maintain collaborative professional working relationships with Project Managers to execute a wide range of project types including: cold storage, distribution, interiors, manufacturing, office/commercial and more
    • Review and coordinate construction documents content with construction project manager, consultants as it relates to projects
    • Prepare presentation drawings as required
    • Develop novel approaches and solutions to architectural problems in consultation with project team
    • Conducts quality control checks, review calculations, designs, specifications and construction documents for accuracy and completeness


    • Passion and drive for architecture and great work
    • Bachelor's degree in Architecture or related field required
    • 5-10 years’ experience working in an Architectural practice with experience in all phases and aspects of a project (schematics, design development, construction documents, etc)
    • Proficiency in 3D modeling, visualization, and graphic software; Revit experience required
    • AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, and other rendering program experience considered a plus
    • NCARB registration preferred with path to licensing a plus
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Collaborative and professional work ethic
    • Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, and the employees, while maintaining constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer requirements and expectations


    ** Candidates may be asked to submit a portfolio or samples of their work.** 


    We are one of the fastest-growing, privately owned companies in America, completing over 4,000 design/build projects across 48 states. We ranked #16 out of the top 100 design/build companies in the U.S. and #47 on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list of 2019. Most importantly, our clients like us, trust us and want to do business with us. We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for hard work that brought us to where we are today. Are you a person that can make a difference at ARCO? If the answer is, “Yes!” we look forward to meeting you.


    ARCO does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from ARCO’s Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. ARCO will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers.


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