BKV Group

Project Architect (Public Safety)

Full-Time
Mid-Level
Chicago,
Hybrid

About the Job

Full-Time
Mid-Level
Chicago,
Hybrid
BKV Group seeks a talented Project Architect to join our Civic & Justice Practice, focusing on Fire Station and/or Police Station projects. Our ideal candidate has well-rounded architectural experience in all aspects of design and documentation with 5 to 8+ years’ experience in Fire or Police projects. We are looking for someone who is passionate about great public design and enjoys preparing project documentation. BKV Group offers an award-winning portfolio of Civic & Justice projects including Fire, Police, Village Halls, Courthouses, and Jails. Our Public Safety Practice Leader and Justice Practice Leader have national credentials and are frequent contributing authors to industry publications.

Applicant Requirements

  • Collaborate with Project Managers and Senior Project Architects to develop breakthrough ideas and creative solutions focused project design.
  • Work alongside senior design and technical staff to translate direction from project design and management leads into conceptual, schematic and design development packages, and to produce construction documents.
  • Coordinates with engineering team members to assist the PM or SPA with the integration of engineering systems into a unified design for client review and approval.
  • Support the construction administration team in monitoring compliance with the project plans.
Qualifications:
  • Professional degree (M.Arch or B.Arch) from an accredited design program.
  • Licensed and registered Architect preferred.
  • 10-15+ years’ related experience. 5 to 8+ years’ experience in Fire and/or Police Stations.
  • Must be proficient in Revit and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Certification or experience in sustainable building design a plus.

Date Posted:

02.02.24
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About the Company

BKV Group is a holistic design firm providing a full complement of architecture, interior design, engineering, landscape architecture, and construction administration services. Our core belief is that regardless of project type, design has a profound impact on the community, and our responsibility as a multidisciplinary firm is to enhance the economic, aesthetic, social, and environmental context of the communities we shape and design. Since 1978, BKV Group has grown from a sole proprietorship into a diverse partnership with 200+ employees sharing knowledge across practice sites in Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis, and Washington, DC, creating relevant and meaningful design solutions that allow our clients’ dreams to become a reality.

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