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Job Captain II - Corporate Interiors

Company: SAA Architects
Location: Culver City
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

This position is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Job Captain to join a highly collaborative and dynamic team with opportunities for growth.
The ideal individual will have 8-10 years of experience in the field of healthcare, a proactive team player with strong overall and technical skills. Professionals with experience on highly technical projects and a strong interest in healthcare are welcome to apply.
This position will work closely with the client and internal project team to complete sets of project contract documents, including construction drawings, component and equipment schedules and specifications. This person will be highly organized and well-versed in internal procedures to provide support in the development of all design and project phases.
(Include the following, other duties may be assigned)
Project Expertise

  • Prepares and ensures accuracy of technical documents.
  • Offers guidance in overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.
  • Accurately estimates hours, scope of work and prepares project-based work authorizations for review with Project Manager.
  • Reviews code requirements and city requirements for each project and coordinates with Project Manager and Designer to implement and meet requirements.
  • Understands exiting and ADA codes.
  • Possesses working knowledge of navigating through relevant AHJ for the plan check process.
  • Has diverse knowledge of architectural principals and practice, uses advanced techniques and is responsible for finished plans, specifications, and material approval.
  • Has the capability to space plan a medical office with consideration of patient, provider, and material flow in front of a client up to 3,000 SF.
  • Participates in the construction administration of project assignments, including review of shop drawings, RFIs and material samples for conformance with design.
  • Maintains awareness of evolving building technology and systems, acts independently regarding architectural and design methods, ensuring compliance with firm and industry best practices.
  • Strong working knowledge of HCAI/OSHPD (in California), FGI Guidelines, IBC and NFPA as applicable to healthcare projects.
  • Understanding of various diagnostic modalities, medical planning, and modern healthcare delivery in institutional, ambulatory, and business occupancy environments.
  • Demonstrates responsiveness to the technical implications of design decisions.

    Communication and Collaboration

    • Clearly communicates and provides appropriate direction to General Contractor(s) and Subcontractor(s) regarding discrepancies in the field and collaborates with Project Manager to determine successful solutions.
    • Communicates effectively with clients, actively striving to maintain a strong, positive relationship with each contact.
    • Proactively works with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives.
    • Working knowledge of customer service and customer relationship management (CRM).
    • May mentor a small team of drafters/designers on a project basis.

      Process Development and Coordination

      • Provides project team coordination for the finished plans, specification, and material selections required for construction.
      • Coordinates project documentation execution, including work with other disciplines and consultants, construction plans and details, ensuring quality control and completion.
      • Conducts extensive research, coordination, documentation, and submission of all plan check corrections with applicable city agencies and engineers.
      • Conducts extensive research on requirements for medical equipment and other vendors such as A/V, cabling, and security to correctly document required infrastructure in construction documents.


        • This job has no supervisory responsibilities, however successful candidate would likely be coordinating closely with project designer (under the same project manager), as well as providing guidance and quality control with production team and consultant coordination.


          • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

            • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or Bachelor's of Architecture (B.Arch) from college or university or five to eight years progressive relevant experience and training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
            • Professional Architectural License or tracking towards licensure preferred.
            • 5+ years of experience in medical office interiors preferred.
            • Strong skills in Revit, AutoCAD, Illustrator, Photoshop, SketchUp. 3DMax is a plus.

              PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
              WORK ENVIRONMENT
              The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
              This is an Exempt Full-Time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
              Travel may include attending off site meetings and work sessions in other local SAA Offices. Mileage will be reimbursed at predetermined market rate. Individual must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and have reliable transportation.
              AAP/EEO Statement
              SAA is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other statuses protected by state, local or other applicable laws.
              OTHER DUTIES
              Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: SAA Architects, Los Angeles , Job Captain II - Corporate Interiors, Other , Culver City, California

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