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    • By PKBchief
      We are a premier custom builder in the Charlotte area that just converted our design department to CA and need assistance with drafting, and documentation.  Looking to hire contract or full employment with benefits with the right candidate. Design skills are a plus but not required.  Also might be interested in training from a pro on an hourly or contract basis as on option as well. Please contact or reply directly.  Thanks! 
    • By Pav-Arch
      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:
      Job details
      Salary $50,000 - $70,000 a year Job Type Full-time   Full Job Description
      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: with your resume and work samples if you are interested in the position.
    • By BODesign
      My name is Howard Pitts, Design Manager for Elijah Kord Custom Homes, "BODesign" Division.
      We are seeking to add a new architectural designer/drafter/intern that has residential experience
      with Chief Architect. We design and build luxury homes, subdivisions/community homes ,
      townhomes and condominiums.
      We have an amazing office and design amazing living spaces. Come visit us in North Dallas.
       If you are interested, please email me at:
      Howard Pitts - BODesign - Design Manager
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    • By travek
      Residential Drafter/Permit Specialist
      ***We prefer to hire an in-house drafter; however, we are open to discussions about having a remote drafter.***
      TraVek, Inc is a design-build whole home improvement company, which means we take a project from design to completion. We have been one of the top residential remodeling firms in the valley since 2001 and specialize in remodeling and additions, as well as the handyman. As a family-owned and operated company, customer satisfaction, and relationship building are extremely valuable to us and we look to grow our team with top-notch service-oriented people. TraVek encourages employee engagement through our employee rewards and referral programs, as well as by offering increasing responsibility through career advancement. We are a leader in the industry with our outstanding benefits program, offering full-time employees medical, dental, disability, and much more!
      TraVek is looking to hire a Residential Drafter/Permit Specialist with CHIEF ARCHITECT Capabilities to add to the team! The primary role of the Residential Drafter/Permit Specialist will be to lead the drafting initiative on all projects requiring drafting and build relationships with city municipalities to obtain permits.
      Ongoing training and personal development opportunities are available to grow your skills.
      Duties & Responsibilities:
      * Meeting with Sales & Design Associate once a job has been sold to confirm the scope of the project
      * Maintain organization system of jobs for follow up and auditing purposes;
      * Analyze basic plans from design associated and construct plans to be approved by the cities as timely as possible;
      * Utilize AutoCAD and/or Chief Architect for drafting;
      * Responsible for requesting and receiving permits for all applicable projects within the required timeline established;
      * Identify and connect with leaders of city municipalities to build relationships and streamline permitting process;
      * Create systems to maximize efficiencies to include time and cost savings
      Required Knowledge & Skills:
      * Innate values of and belief in TraVek core values of Respect, Integrity, and Initiative
      * Must have drawing/drafting experience with CAD and/or Chief Architect;
      * Must have a full understanding of City/Municipality permitting process;
      * Must have direct experience obtaining permits from Arizona cities/municipalities;
      * Must have a good understanding of local building codes;
      * Attention to detail required as well as an open mind to process improvement;
      * Strong organizational skills;
      * Analytic mindset and ability to think outside of the box;
      * Experience with Google Drive preferred, not required
      Education & Experience Required
      * 3+ years experience in residential drafting
      * CAD experience required, Chief Architect drafting experience preferred
      * High school diploma required
      Work Environment
      * Office and field
      * Must be able to work from TraVek office
      * In-House drafter is preferred, however, Working remotely is a consideration
      Physical Requirements:
      * While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly sit, stand, walk, talk or hear and use hands to finger, feel and handle; frequently reach with hands and arms; occasionally climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must frequently lift and or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.
      TraVek, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.
      Additional Information
      Job Type: Full-time
      Experience: Experience Required
      Contact Information
      Name: Alex Raisanen
      Phone: 1-480-367-1171
    • By Katy_DDR
      Link to job posting:
      Daniels Design & Remodeling in Fairfax, VA is looking for an interior designer, preferably with Chief Architect rendering experience, to fill an in-house position.  You must be local so you can attend meetings at the homes and with business partners.  If you're interested, please email your resume directly to