Office Manager - Sausalito

Seeking an Office Manager/Project Administrator for its Sausalito office

Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects is currently seeking an Office Manager/Project Administrator for its Sausalito office. The ideal candidate must have experience working in the Design, Architecture, Engineering or Construction industry and experience in project administration and contracts. The Office Manager is responsible for managing front desk, phone reception, and a variety of office/administrative support activities. This position includes, but is not limited to, maintaining timely and accurate project information in Deltek Vision, administrative support to the Architectural Operations Manager, Project Managers, and Principals, such as maintaining project logs for a selected number of projects, preparing initial drafts of contracts for review, managing project close out procedures, coordinating Client intake procedures, and producing or creating Deltek project reports as requested or required. Additional duties include maintaining office protocols, templates and public folders, and providing support on general daily office tasks.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Understanding of basic accounting principles.
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented and ability to multi-task.
  • Expert computer skills; Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc).
  • Deltek Vision knowledge is strongly preferred.
  • Basic understanding of plotting techniques and troubleshooting.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of four or more years of Design, Architecture, Engineering or Construction office experience.

To be considered for this position, please submit cover letter, resume, and examples of your work to hr@bgarch.com. No telephone inquiries please.

Revit Specialist/Technical Support

Seeking Revit Specialist/Technical Support with 3-5 Years of Experience

Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects is currently seeking an in-house Revit Specialist/Technical support person for its Sausalito office. Candidates will be able to provide Revit/technical support to Project Managers and staff, including program training, trouble-shooting user issues, and overall assistance with all phases of constructing a design model. The successful candidate will also assist in developing and maintaining office Revit standards, including the creation and cataloging of Revit templates and families. Advanced understanding of the Revit platform is required for this position, i.e. you should live and breathe Revit and enjoy teaching it to others.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience using Revit (We currently use Revit 2015 – 2017)
  • Knowledge of building families, including their interaction with scheduling within the Revit environment.
  • Familiarity with all phases of design within the Revit platform, including but not limited to, Schematic Design and Construction Documentation.
  • The desire and capability to train and problem-solve with staff of all levels.
  • An upbeat and approachable attitude.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid personal and sick days as well as holidays
  • A casual and creative work environment

To be considered for this position, please submit cover letter, resume, and examples of your work to hr@bgarch.com. Please keep all attachments under 2MB. No telephone inquiries please.

 

Architect, 5+ Years of Experience (Sausalito & St. Helena)

Seeking Architects with 5+ Years Experience (Sausalito & St. Helena Offices)

Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects is currently seeking Architects with 5+ years of experience in residential, winery, and hospitality projects for its Sausalito and Saint Helena offices. The ideal candidate will bring with them a creative and well-rounded portfolio; must be able to coordinate with clients, contractors, and consultants through the design and construction process to ensure that projects are adhering to outlined project schedules. Exceptional drawing, presentation, AutoCad, and Revit skills are required. We offer an excellent benefits package and a unique work environment.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • 5+ years design and/or technical experience
  • BA, BArch or MArch
  • Proficiency in AutoCad 2014, AutoDesk, and Revit.
  • Experience in Sketch Up Pro & Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, be well organized, have strong communication skills.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, and voluntary life insurance
  • Employer matching 401K
  • Paid Time Off and holidays
  • Casual work environment

Employment:

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and pdf examples of your work to hr@bgarch.com.
No telephone inquiries, please.

Architect, 2+ Years of Experience (Sausalito & St. Helena)

Seeking Architect with 2+ Years of Experience (Sausalito & St. Helena Offices)

Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects is currently seeking an architect for its Sausalito and Saint Helena offices. Candidates will possess diverse design and presentation skills, proficiency in AutoCAD and a minimum of 2 years working experience in high-end residential, winery or hospitality projects. The successful candidate will be able to coordinate with clients, contractors and consultants through the design and construction process to insure that projects are adhering to outlined project schedules. Excellent drawing, presentation, AutoCad, and Revit skills are required. We offer an excellent benefits package and a unique work environment.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • 2 years design and/or technical experience.
  • BA, BArch or March.
  • Proficiency in AutoCad 2013.
  • Experience with Revit, Architectural Desktop, Sketch Up, Acrobat preferred.
  • The ability to work in a team environment and have strong organizational and communication skills.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Health, dental, vision, and voluntary life insurance.
  • 401K.
  • Paid personal and sick days as well as holidays.
  • Casual work environment.

Employment:

To be considered for this position, submit cover letter, resume, and examples of your portfolio to hr@bgarch.com. Please keep all attachments under 2mb. No telephone inquiries please.

Employment Opportunities at BGK

Backen Gillam Architects is an internationally recognized architectural design firm, known for spaces such as Sundance, Esperanza, Rams Gate, Restoration Hardware (created within iconic buildings in Boston, Chicago, and New York City) and numerous celebrity and high-profile residences. The bestselling architecture and design book, From the Land, published by Rizzoli illustrates many of the firm’s projects.

Our firm is based in Sausalito and in St. Helena, California, and has openings for architects and designers to join our studio. We are looking for self-starting individuals who share our attitudes about creating great work in a collaborative environment. Our work seeks to balance the art and science of architecture. Applicants should show experience and interest in all aspects of the design process and look forward to being part of an enthusiastic team. We are accepting applications for architects and designers with varying project experience, ranging from large scale custom residential, to large scale commercial, winery and resort experience.

Applicants should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a strong aptitude in the following areas:

  • Design and technical experience.
  • Construction Documentation.
  • Fluency in AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Drafting, Modeling and Rendering.
  • Dexterity with hand drawing capabilities a plus.
  • Hospitality experience a plus.
  • Must be able to work within a collaborative team.

Please e-mail a digital copy of your resume and portfolio in .PDF or .JPG format to hr@bgarch.com. Upon receipt, we will review and contact you should your qualifications meet our staffing needs. No phone calls please.