General Summary Description

Inspired Homes is currently seeking a New Home Architect to provide plan preparation for home building operations.  This is a critical position that is integral to the company’s aggressive growth goals in an opportunistic business environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • The role requires a strong understanding of architecture, design and technical drawing skills.
  • Candidates should possess the ability to work with our team to deliver exceptional residential projects from design to completion.
  • Prepare detailed design and construction drawings, review for quality assurance.
  • Experience assembling, submitting and revising information for municipal permitting
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of standard residential construction methods to prepare technical drawings, specifications, bid packages and manage construction costs.
  • Coordinate project details between the design team and construction managers.
  • Ability to communicate with clients, vendors, construction team, consultants, and contractors.
  • Research materials and technologies and help to ensure project details support the design intent.
  • Conduct construction site visits, field verifications and meetings with trades.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to keep projects moving and on schedule
  • Take initiative in continued learning of processes and systems to help our team with on-going process improvement and efficiencies.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum 3+ years of professional experience in high-end residential design.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in architecture from an accredited university.
  • Possess a high level of design creativity and technical skills to develop quality drawings.
  • A collaborative team player with exceptional communication skills – written, verbal and visual.
  • Highly organized, multi-tasked, with stellar time management and priority-setting skills.
  • Self-disciplined and motivated, with the ability to problem solve independently.
  • Proficiency and proven experience in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit MS Project, and MS Office. Edit to whatever we did for the Drafter position.
  • Experience working with interior designers a plus.

Core Competencies

Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

Integrity & Trust: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.

Planning: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.

Time Management: Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.

Conflict Management: Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.

Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.

Self-Knowledge: Knows personal strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and limits; seeks feedback; gains insights from mistakes; is open to criticism; isn't defensive; is receptive to talking about shortcomings; looks forward to balanced (+'s and -'s) performance reviews and career decisions.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.