Architectural Job Captain (All Levels)

mclarand vasquez emsiek
 Irvine, CA

MVE + Partners designs influential and award-winning projects throughout the world. Our practice is diverse with an eclectic portfolio of successful architecture, planning, and interior design assignments. Our team comprises a talented group of individuals, equally entranced by art, fashion, technology, business, education, sports, food, and above all – design.

Job Details:

  • Direct Production Team, assign tasks, and allocate resources; facilitate communication among the staff regarding project status, objectives, and performance, and address any project issues
  • Construction Administration including regular site visits, coordinate the submission of documents to the building department and support construction administration (RFIs, shop drawings, submittals, etc.)
  • Interface with clients as directed throughout each project and manage relationships to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Prepare, review, and check all construction documents for accuracy; coordinate documents with internal team members and external consultants
  • Lead field survey teams as needed for development and documentation of as-built conditions
  • Maintain, organize, and archive project files during and at the close of a project
  • Demonstrate and utilize working knowledge of lighting, HVAC, structural, plumbing, fire protection, and electrical design as well as of relevant codes, including CBC and ADA
  • Maintain an awareness and understanding of project schedules
  • Exude a collaborative and positive attitude in working with the Production Team and foster an atmosphere for learning and professional growth
  • Assist with other duties as necessary (i.e. site visits, as-builts, code research, etc.) Extensive knowledge of Architectural detailing and construction standards


  • Work-related experience
  • Degree in Architecture or related field
  • Recent experience in high density, multi-family and/or high rise required
  • Licensed Architect is preferable or on track to be licensed
  • Proficient in operating Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Microsoft Office (Revit test will be given prior to hire)
  • Strong oral, written, and verbal skills in the English language are required
  • Strong organizational skills are required
  • Candidates with existing Work Authorization only


  • Rich benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, and FSA
  • 401(k) and financial planning
  • Professional Development including Architectural Licensure Support and Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education opportunities, including regular Lunch & Learns
  • Internal Career Pathing and Mentoring Support
  • 9 paid holidays, paid sick and vacation time

To Be Considered for This Position:

Use the link to apply - a cover letter, resume and portfolio are required. Can be attached separately. No portfolio links are accepted.

Please note: Due to the number of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to those candidates whom most closely match our requirements.

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