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Architect II or Senior Architect - Education

Are you a versatile leader that thrives on a combination of leadership and hands-on tasks?

We’re looking for an experienced Architect II or Senior Architect to join our Education team in our San Jose office.

Our Education team work on various projects from K-12 to higher education.

An ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of all phases of a project, from design to construction, as well as leadership and mentoring of the team. This role will perform a mix of leadership and team oversight as well as hands-on project work. 


As the Architect II or Senior Architect, you will…

  • Provide technical project direction for the project teams including oversight of the development and coordination of drawings and specifications, including consultant coordination of projects.
  • Assist with the project and resource planning and in establishing project timelines and budgets.
  • Develop solutions for design problems, including program compliance, code compliance, and agency interface.
  • Be responsible for technical oversight and coordination of project activities with clients, consultants, contractors, and staff.
  • Support the project team during construction administration.
  • Identify and address issues affecting project delivery, budget, construction costs, schedule, and any risk management issues for the Firm.
  • Be responsible for completing and maintaining code review and analysis through the completion of the projects.
  • Effectively work with the project team to address and find solutions for project-related issues and be actively involved with projects that are more complex in nature.
  • Coordinate with the project team for completion of tasks consistent with project timelines and budgets.
  • Manage potential client and consultant requested changes to scope of work; determines cause and effect to project budget and schedule on larger project.
  • Ensure that The Lionakis Way standards for design, quality control, and production are followed.
  • Review and evaluate documents for accuracy and with the coordination the project teams.
  • Participate in all phases of the design process and have the ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • Perform complete quality control reviews as appropriate.
  • Assist in the development of proposals with assistance of PIC and/or Studio Leader for projects.
  • Be responsible for delegating tasks to staff as well as coaching and supporting staff’s professional development.
  • Assist in the development of presentation materials to support project team’s design and marketing efforts.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Be detail-oriented, collaborative, and proactive in completing work accurately and meeting deadlines.
  • Assist project team and market/studio leadership with other duties that may be assigned.

Architect II or Senior Architect Qualifications – The Must-Haves (Required)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent and a minimum of 8 years architectural project experience
  • Licensed Architect
  • Proficient with BIM/Revit software programs, MS Office Suite, Bluebeam
  • Prior experience with Higher Education projects

Architect II or Senior Architect Qualifications – The Like-to-Haves (Not Required)

  • LEED accreditation

Compensation DOE. We offer health benefits, competitive paid time off, 401(k) matching and eligibility for annual bonuses!


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