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Architect – Senior Design and Technical

Industry: Commercial Steel Modular Construction Innovator

Position: Full-time

City, State: Pennsylvania




iBUILT is transforming the way the world builds by integrating technology, standardized design and industrialized off-site manufacturing deliver better quality buildings, more safely, quickly, and efficiently.


Job Description

We are seeking a passionate, highly creative candidate with a deep understanding of the differences between design for construction and Design for Manufacturing and Assembly. Experience with volumetric steel modular buildings is beneficial.

The successfully candidate must be a licensed architect and have at least 10 years practical experience designing large non-combustible buildings and must be a subject-matter expert in BIM, OmniClass, Revit, Dynamo and Rhino.

The successful candidate will interact with and coordinate the design of our buildings with our clients, as well as our internal business development, manufacturing, engineering, and procurement teams.

This position requires that you make frequent presentations to our developer clients and can act as the primary design liaison with our clients, as well as oversee the design project management functions of our team.

Required Experience

  • At least 10 years of experience practicing as a licensed, architect; knowledge of modular construction a plus.
  • S. Architectural registration required, licensed.
  • Strong design abilities focused on space planning and creating efficient structures.
  • Ability to make decisions on materiality and detailing.
  • Thorough knowledge of multi-family residential and commercial technical and code issues and the ability to analyze code requirements.
  • The following capabilities with BIM software: utilizing 3D Surface Modeling platforms (McNeel Rhinoceros 6+Grasshopper preferred).
  • Experience participating in a BIM Execution Planning process and adhering to defined standards for model exchange, design authoring, drawing production, and design review within a common data environment (BIM 360 Design preferred); Capable of conducting BIM-based coordination, issue tracking, and quality assurance using a model checking platform (Autodesk Navisworks, Solibri Model Checker, and/or BIM 360 Coordinate preferred); Experience successfully producing BIM that is compliant with data requirements and Level of Development (LOD) expectations for a project
  • Demonstrated abilities to creatively design, lead, and coordinate with teams from Architecture, Engineering, and Building Manufacturing departments to set architectural design standards and oversee the conceptualization and design development phases of our unique developer-centric, design-build volumetric steel building process.
  • Ability to both lead and delegate, by giving clear instructions, mentoring as required, and following up to gauge team members’ progress.
  • Ability to be schedule driven while maintaining focus on the overall design objective.
  • Have a clear understanding of design, constructability issues, and communicate such issues to the architecture, engineering, manufacturing, and site construction teams.
  • Knowledgeable with various high-rise construction systems
  • Should be comfortable in project management software and with task tracking systems used to communicate with all other team members.
  • Detail oriented and strong documentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills – Motivating, influencing the team to meet or exceed goals in a positive manner.

iBUILT offers a competitive salary and benefits package – as well as a once in a lifetime opportunity to wake up every day knowing that you are an important and valued part of a passionate team of professionals on a mission to change the world!

Please apply with your resume and optional cover letter and include links to your portfolio or other social presence. If you want to show your superpowers in other ways – include that information too. You can be sure that iBUILT is an employer who values individuality, equality, and diversity, so tell us what you are all about.

Please note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

iBUILT is an equal opportunity employer.


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