Full Time Position - Residential Architecture Using Chief Architect - Chicago


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We're hiring for a Full-Time Architectural position for residential remodeling & new construction using Chief Architect in Downton Chicago & surrounding Chicagoland Suburbs. It's still difficult to find people with Chief Architect experience; so I thought this forum may be a good place to look. See job posting link below:



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$50,000 - $70,000 a year
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Looking for immediate architectural assistance with drafting architectural plans for obtaining building permits on primarily residential remodeling and new-construction projects throughout the City of Chicago and surrounding Chicagoland.

Drawings will be developed using the Chief Architect Software.


Job Duties will include:
- Taking field measurements and photographs of existing conditions

- Drafting & development of existing, demolition, and proposed floor plans using Chief Architect

- Drafting & Development of Exterior and Interior Elevations

- Basic level drafting and design for Structural and MEP Systems

- Updating drawings from redlines provided by Lead Architect's Review


Requirements for Qualified Candidates:

- Verifiable Experience using the Chief Architect software & ability to provide samples of work using the program.

- 2+ years experience with residential remodeling/construction in a professional setting.

- Ability to visit project sites in-person to perform field measures for existing conditions.

- General knowledge/understanding of local building codes

- Organized, reliable, detail orientated, and good communication skills

- Ability to commit to deadlines


Preferred Attributes for Candidates:

- Experience using the Chief Architect software in a professional setting.

- Completed college degree in Architecture

- Completion of formal Chief Architect training program

This position provides a flexible work environment allowing you to have flexible hours, the future potential to work remotely (with the exception of site visits) and also has a lot of room for potential growth within the company!

This position will qualify to provide AXP hours to be used towards Licensing through the NCARB program.


Please provide a copy of your resume, contact phone number, email address, and samples of work.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year



  • 401(k)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off


Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay





  • Bachelor's (Preferred)



  • Residential Architecture: 2+ years
  • Chief Architect: 1+ year (Preferred)


Please email: info@pav-arch.com with your resume and work samples if you are interested in the position.


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