Architectural Design Lead

O2 Employment Services is working with a local company to find their Architectural Design Lead. The ideal candidate will have a passion for design, and customer service. This role is business development-oriented and customer-facing skills are required for daily interfaces with clients and local government. This candidate will be responsible for managing a construction project during the design phase. This is a full-time, long-term position.
Responsibilities of Architectural Design Lead
  • Convert initial client interest in modular project design into final sales, moving potential clients into pre-construction contracts for modular ADU, single family, multifamily and commercial construction projects.
  • Manage pre-construction activities and workflows, ensuring a great client experience from initial modular design to permitting and hand off to project management team.
  • Perform initial feasibility studies on potential sites including code and planning research and initial modular design direction.
  • Execute simple design and drafting projects to communicate modular design concepts to clients as well as their contracted architects and facilitate smaller design projects in-house.
  • Support architects, engineers and consultants to convert existing programming or schematic designs into modular designs with support by company’s manufacturing team.
  • Create preliminary and detailed cost analysis and scope documents for small turnkey projects or larger projects limited to modular manufacturing.
  • Oversight/Coordination of all design, engineering partners as well as other consultants: civil, energy compliance, geotechnical engineering, environmental etc.
  • Develop/establish key relationships as representative of company within the Shasta County building community, City of Redding and Shasta County jurisdictional authorities
  • Handle temporary delegated authority from Owner and Executive Team as appropriate. Contribute to company leadership team.
 Requirements of Architectural Design Lead
  • Work experience as architect, designer, drafter, and/or project manager required
  • Competency in compiling construction documents and other design deliverables
  • Ability to develop and express modular design ideas graphically.
  • Competency to manage entire preconstruction process.
  • Ability to set and work on deadlines, handle communication with Clients, contract and manage consultants
  • General understanding of CA, Redding, Shasta County codes 
  • General understanding of CA, Redding, Shasta County permitting process
  • Ability to communicate written and orally with developers and strategic referral partners on projects of all types. 
Preferred Technical Requirements of Architectural Design Lead
  • Modular experience
  • Ability to express modular design ideas graphically with Revit and Sketchup 
  • BS architecture, construction management or degree from a technical college or equivalent industry experience
Compensation and Benefits of Architectural Design Lead
  • Wage: $60,000-$120,000 DOE
  • 90-Day Review and wage assessment, with potential of increase
  • 40+ hour work week
  • Mileage on personal vehicle paid at 65 cents per mile on each paycheck.
  • Benefits eligible after 90-day probation.
  • 80 hours Vacation (Accrued Annually) increases annually.
  • 24 hours sick pay per year.
  • 5 paid holidays.
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental available.
O2 Employment Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs to perform the essential functions of the position. This job appears on the O2 Staffing job board and Simpson University job board.