David Evans and Associates, Inc. is currently seeking an Architect to join our on-site project team located in Vancouver, WA. The ideal candidate will work within the Transmission’s Facilities Engineering department on-site at Bonneville Power Administration. Facilities Engineering is responsible for the assessment, design and construction administration of new building projects, additions, remodels and replacements. Facilities Engineering has both Architects and Mechanical engineers who are responsible for the coordination and design oversight of HVAC, plumbing and electrical building systems on all BPA facilities systems in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Northern California.
TESF architects deal with varying building types including Substation Control Houses and Relay Houses, remote Radio Communication buildings, Maintenance Headquarters, Control Centers, Office buildings and miscellaneous support buildings. The Architect in this position will also be asked to accompany and escort outside A&E (Architecture and Engineering) contractors and outside construction contractors to the various BPA facilities for preparing assessments and surveys and conducting bid tours.
Position Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Assist project manager in organizing, planning, coordinating and administrating all project activities including but not limited to:
Budgeting and tracking projects
Project scheduling, utilize Microsoft Office Project
Creation and coordination of Construction Document packages
Submittal review and processing
Prepare design sketches and finished working drawings for contract construction purposes. This encompasses not only new construction but alterations to existing facilities. Design work includes:
Design Development and CDs
Coordinate with construction and procurement to interpret drawings, specification, and design intent, including field inspection trips.
Code Review - Review working drawings at various stages of completion for adherence and compliance with design scope, conceptual design sketches and established policies.
Bachelor of Architecture Degree is required.
4 years of practical experience in Architecture.
Licensed Architect desired but not required.
Proven experience with managing multiple projects.
Knowledge of and ability to coordinate multiple disciplines.
MicroStation knowledge and experience is required.
Computer aided design (CAD) software
Document management software
Graphics or photo imaging
Microsoft Office Suite 2010, including but not limited to: Excel, Word and Outlook.
LEED, AIA 2030 knowledge.
Balanced design and technical ability is a must.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Experience with medium to large scale commercial and industrial building projects.
Experience in corporate or federal government sectors.
Additional Requirements:Personal Protection Equipment is required:
Possess valid state driver license
Possess White Hard Hat
ASTM F2413-05, Class 75 EH rated footwear with over the ankle lace up and rigid sole and heel.
Continued success in position will require becoming familiar with and follow the safety practices of the BPA APM.
Escort Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Escorts must notify the Chief Substation Operator III responsible for the substation prior to their arrival and inform them of their reason for visit and who they would be escorting.
Escorts are responsible for ensuring their Visitors comply with the BPA Rules of Conduct.
Escorts will sign in all Visitors (those without unescorted access) in the Substation Security or Operating Logbook.
Escorts are required to keep Visitors together as a group, observe and control their activities at all times.
Escorts are to immediately report if a Visitor refuses to stay with the Escort or acts irresponsibly.
Escorts are responsible for the evacuation of their Visitor, should the need arise.
Escorts are responsible for verifying that all Visitors have exited the energized facility.
Please apply directly, or e-mail a resume to Shannon Dubois at sndu(at)deainc.com.
DEA is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
David Evans & Associates - 16 months ago