Senior Job Captain

mclarand vasquez emsiek
 Los Angeles, 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.


Under general direction of the Principal and/or Project Manager/Lead, the Senior Job Captain position is primarily responsible for preparing a complete and accurate set of architectural documents, coordinating engineering contract documents and project manuals, and collaborating with / directing the Production Team in all aspects of the project.


· Direct Production Team, assign tasks, and allocate resources; facilitate communication among the staff regarding project status, objectives, and performance, and address any project issues

· 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

· Coordinate the submission of documents to the building department and support construction administration (RFIs, shop drawings, submittals, etc.)

· 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.)

· Maintain MVE + Partners standards of performance and policies at all times

· Extensive knowledge of Architectural detailing and construction standards


· Degree in Architecture from an accredited institution

· 10+ years of experience in a professional office setting including broad experience in various project types and phases

· Licensed Architect in California per

· Advanced skills in operating Revit, CADD, and Microsoft Office

· Strong listening, oral/verbal and written communication, time management and organizational skills required

· Strong skills in reading comprehension to understand the content in work-related documents

· Skills in applying industry standards and graphic conventions data to the organization and arrangement of information (i.e. plans, elevations, sections, etc.) to formulate a unified presentation

· Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to brainstorm and formulate alternatives

· Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of a given action to evaluate potential outcomes and implement solutions

· Skill in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making

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.

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