Industrial Project Architect


About the Job

If you enjoy solving complex challenges in a collaborative environment that celebrates each person's ideas, experience, and creativity, this might be the opportunity for you. Flad is a national architectural firm, with ten offices across the country, specializing in science, healthcare, academic, and workplace spaces. The Industrial, Automotive + Advanced Manufacturing (IAAM) group is part of the science and technology practice that focuses on unique project types such as technical research and design centers, validation testing centers, and sustainable energy development and manufacturing centers. Projects involve a wide range of technical design elements such as test cells, clean rooms, laboratories, manufacturing spaces, industrial offices, and other high-performance environments. These unique projects allow for direct interaction with clients, contractors, and consultants, along with internal and external disciplines. Flad is a team of creative, intelligent, energetic people who help our clients tackle the issues that change people’s lives. How will your days be spent
  • Responsible for leadership and coordination of project team members and consultants from project inception through completion.
  • Assist the Project Manager in directing and managing the project team and consultants, mentoring staff, and representing the firm to the client.
  • Deliver projects on schedule and within budget while making authoritative decisions and recommendations of significant impact related to the project.
  • Responsible for project and space planning, concept design, and execution of the project documents.
  • Interface with the client and lead weekly presentations and/or meetings. Actively participate in internal project team meetings and attend technical and consultant meetings.
  • Perform site visits to benchmark existing conditions and resolve issues encountered during construction administration.

Applicant Requirements

What you bring to this role Experience:
  • Minimum of five years of architectural experience, with at least one year of recent Job Captain or Project Architect experience leading multi-disciplinary teams required.
  • Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously with multiple clients preferred.
  • Previous experience with integrating engineering systems into architectural designs and/or commercial, industrial, research and development, or applied manufacturing projects preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction standards, documentation, and detailing practices required. Full understanding of appropriate codes (municipal, state, UBC and ADA) and awareness of code changes required.
  • Excellent presentation, written, verbal, and graphics communication skills essential.
  • Travel of one or two times per month, two days per trip required.
  • Revit proficiency required.
  • AutoCAD proficiency preferred.
  • Experience with Rhino, SketchUp, 3D rendering software, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
  • Degree in architecture or related field required.
  • Professional registration and sustainability accreditation preferred.
Flad offers a wide range of benefits including:
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Financial health and wellness benefits - retirement savings plan; fiduciary advisor; identity theft plan; Section 125 flexible benefits; income protection – life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability; Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Continuing education and career development – internal programs; funds set aside for external programs, licensure and sustainability support, annual professional registration and organization reimbursement
Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact Human Resources at 608-238-2661 or email us at For more information or to apply, please visit this link:

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About the Company

We create environments that enhance human potential Flad Architects is a national, integrated planning and design firm committed to creating environments that enhance human potential. Drawing on a rich diversity of perspectives, our team designs innovative facilities that enable our clients to improve the world through cutting-edge healthcare, world-class education, and innovative sciences that drive discovery.
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