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Lead Architect

Vestal Corporation
Saint Louis, MO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $95,000 to $145,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, medical,
Job Description

VESTAL Corporation is seeking an experienced ARCHITECT to join our growing team of outstanding professionals. Lead/Sr. Architect duties include managing client relationships, leading team of architects, planning, designing, and observing construction of building facilities.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Strong creativity and visualization skills,

  • Design enthusiasm while technically motivated and energized by problem-solving,

  • Architectural programming, space planning, blocking and stacking,

  • Graduate of an NAAB accredited program; Bachelor of Architecture minimum degree,

  • NCARB Architectural Registration in State of Missouri or Illinois,

  • Large project/industrial experience is very desirable,

  • Expertise in Autodesk REVIT 2020 Architecture, AutoCAD software is preferred,

  • Strong with building codes and standards,

  • Experience with BlueBeam Revu and Revizto,

  • Construction cost estimating skill set utilizing WinEst is a plus,

  • Experience with MS Office Suite of software – particularly Word, Excel, and Power Point,

  • Ability to travel 25%,

  • Professional demeanor, excellent teamwork ability, and excellent written, graphic and verbal communication skills are all prerequisite for consideration.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Analyze and develop solutions in response to project objectives, program requirements, and budget of a project interactively with design team and clients.

  • Participate in various predesign services, such as feasibility studies, site selection analyses, cost analyses, and design requirements documentation.

  • Develop schematic, design development and final construction documents that show the building’s appearance and details for its construction.

  • Develop project specifications as required

  • Research state and local building codes, zoning laws, fire regulations, and other ordinances, including the ADA.

  • Generate solutions which respond to client’s environmental and sustainability goals

  • Periodically visit building sites to ensure that contractors follow the design intent, use the specified materials, and meet work quality standards.

  • Collaborate with Team Leader, Project Manager, Project Architect, and various engineering disciplines to develop creative, elegant and efficient solutions.

Company Description
Vestal Corporation is a medium-sized (145 persons) multi-disciplinary international engineering, architectural design and construction consulting company. Well known in general manufacturing, food & beverage, clean manufacturing and heavy industrial as a leading structural engineering consultant and for advanced use of engineering and BIM technologies. Work with Fortune 100 owners and large ($2-$6 billion/year) international construction managers/general contractors on large (greater than $1 Billion) design-build projects. As a founding corporate member of the Lean Construction Institute St. Louis Center of Practice, Vestal is committed to LEAN design production.

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