Design Architect


Rhodes+Brito Architects is looking for a Design Architect to join our team in Orlando, FL. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in the design of commercial and institutional projects. They must be able to develop design ideas for presentations and meetings with clients. Candidates must be knowledgeable with Sketchup Pro, Revit, and other 3D Software products. Excellent communication skills are a necessity.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in programming, planning, and design of commercial and/or institutional projects
  • Florida Architect Registration is preferred
  • Excellent technical skills, particularly in CAD software like Revit, Photoshop, Sketchup, etc., required
  • Strong design skills and passion for creativity

Responsibilities

  • Provide programming and planning tasks for various institutional projects
  • Assist in marketing and proposal preparation
  • Meet with clients to discuss the design requirements for new constructions, alterations, or repairs
  • Provide clients with suitable design recommendations based on factors such as budget, the building site, and recent trends
  • Use CAD software and manual drawing techniques to produce architectural plans for management and client approval
  • Rework and modify designs based on comments and reviews from leadership and clients
  • Provide management with estimates on cost, time, machinery, construction, and other specifications
  • Work with team members and consultants to develop designs and provide support as needed
  • Ensure all vital information and documentation is recorded and maintained
  • Conduct research and attend workshops and conferences to remain up to date with the latest design trends
  • Ensure that all layouts and blueprints are compliant with industry codes and legal standards


Project Architect


Rhodes+Brito Architects is looking for a Project Architect with a minimum of 10 years of experience to join our team in Orlando, FL. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the leadership and technical execution of project design, building code and stamping, and technical quality of project documentation.

Qualifications

  • 10 years minimum of experience in institutional and non-residential architecture
  • FL. License or NCARB Certified is preferred
  • Technical knowledge of current building codes, construction materials and methods, Revit/CAD, project execution, engineering systems, and production of rendered images

Responsibilities

  • Review and understand project objectives and establish architectural concepts and design requirements for various projects
  • Coordinate and collect project data through client interviews and on-site fieldwork
  • Assist in the development of project concepts, layouts, aesthetics, materials and finishes
  • Prepare construction documents using Revit/CAD and editing specifications
  • Lead or participate in the construction administration effort as necessary
  • Foster/mentor intern staff
  • Prepare and lead meetings with subconsultants and/or clients and document decisions along with other relevant information via meeting minutes
  • Develop project contracts and proposals
  • Sign and seal drawings and specifications
  • Coordinate and direct consulting engineers and develop sub-consultant contracts
  • Supervise others in the preparation of construction drawings, design, and specifications for a variety of projects with minimal supervision and direction
  • Provide Quality Control document reviews
  • Maintain project financial management/controls
  • Assist in marketing efforts which may include verbal presentations, graphics, and client development
  • Assume a leadership role in the development of Client Management
  • Contract management of sub-consultants
  • Manage project teams including Project Architects and Project Coordinators
  • Support Market Sector Leader
  • Participates in the discussion on business affairs, staff, etc.


Construction Administrator/Inspector


Rhodes+Brito Architects is looking for a Construction Administrator/Inspector to join our team in Orlando, FL. The candidate must thrive in a team environment and work collaboratively with internal project teams, consultants and clients.

Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of experience with commercial and institutional projects
  • State licensed contractor (non-residential) is preferred

Responsibilities

  • You will “observe” and document the construction process of all our active construction projects.
  • Preparation of minute meetings at each construction meeting
  • Capture pictures/Video (if required) to document construction process
  • Initial review and process of RFI’s and Shop Drawings
  • Maintain RFI and Submittal Data Base
  • Coordinate with Lead Architect
  • Assist Owner in obtaining all required project warranties and close-out documents
  • Assist Owner/Project Manager in substantial completion review and approval
  • Develop Punch List documentation
  • Assist in processing Change Orders, Supplemental Instructions, and Potential Change Orders
  • Participate in on-site observations as required and develop Field Reports for each site visit as required
  • Monitor project schedules and budgets
  • Interface with contractors and construction managers
  • Provide Quality Control of construction documents
  • Review and sign contractors pay applications/schedule of values
  • Assist with close-out documents
  • Coordinate turning contractors as-builts into Record Documents
  • Upload documents to Client’s FTP sites
  • Provide constructability reviews for the design team at 60% documents
  • Review design budget estimates
  • Participate in 11-month warranty walks – or other warranty walks requested by client
  • Prepare Certificates of Substantial/Final completion as required
  • Update marketing with overall project cost, contractor information, and jobsite photo’s
  • Understanding and implementation of Building code requirements in project design requirements
  • Foster/mentor intern staff
  • Assist in marketing efforts which may include verbal presentations, graphics, and client development
  • Assume a leadership role in the development of Client Management
  • Participates in the discussion on business affairs, staff, etc.