Experienced In-House Licensed Commercial Architect

Sacramento, CA

Experienced In-House Licensed Commercial Architect needed for expanding commercial multi-state chain for their Sacramento, CA Headquarters

Our client, an established service business, is searching for an experienced In-House Licensed Commercial Architect to work with management to manage, maintain, advance the company prototype program.  In addition to working with internal teams, the Architect will also work very closely with outside municipal agencies, consultants and developers to ensure that the company standards are being maintained and not compromised. Building, site and equipment layout will be a major part of this  role.

The Experienced In-House Licensed Commercial Architect must have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Ability to initiate and create technical drawings
  • Licensed in the western US is required
  • Demonstrable high proficiency in the design process
  • AutoCAD latest version, Revit, Sketch‐Up, Bluebeam, Other design applications as needed
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • All design remains property of the company
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from accredited architecture program
  • 5+ years of related experience in retail/commercial development
  • Licensed to work in all Western US

The Experienced In-House Licensed Commercial Architect will perform the following duties:

  • Collaborating with the team in conceptual spaces and following through to implementation
  • Manage and organize multiple tasks for each project
  • Manage and coordinate sub‐consultants’ drawings w/ the architectural design
  • QC all plans for accuracy, and coordination with consultants and engineer’s plans
  • Manage civil improvement consultants
  • Work directly with the VP of Development in coordinating site layout and design
  • Knowledge of local Building, Fire and Zoning codes
  • Expert in all ADA laws and compliance
  • Ability to do quick research on local code compliance in all markets
  • Change management
  • Managing and preparing technical documentation of projects
  • Coordinate rendering or color elevations for projects as needed
  • Develop details and specifications
  • Develop specifications book for the prototype program
  • Be available for periodic municipal meetings as needed
  • Coordinate consultant drawings and prepare and issue Bid Documents
  • Prepare Permits Sets
  • Keeping current with software upgrades
  • Assisting in Construction Administration
  • Periodic site visits and evaluations


Our Client offers competitive wages and benefits package, work in the office at least twice a week

Salary $150-$200K, Full time employee 

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Keywords:  California, Sacramento, In-House Licensed Commercial Architect, Auto-CAD, Bluebeam, Sketch-up


California, Sacramento, In-House Licensed Commercial Architect, Auto-CAD, Bluebeam, Sketch-up  

Job posted on: July.15.2021
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