Job Captain

Los Angeles, CA
Johnson Fain

Johnson Fain is looking for a Job Captain with a strong background of working in multi-disciplinary teams through the design documentation / detailing and construction administration phases of a project.  The ideal candidate will be an organized leader with minimum 5-10 years experience in the preparation of architectural contract documents, details and specifications with current working knowledge of applicable codes as well as experience with large-scale, complex, multi-use urban projects.  

Job Responsibilities:

Participate, preprare and organize design and construction documents sets.
Accurately prepare and coordinate project construction document details, execute product research and produce schedules.
Assist and provide input on code research.
Assist in generating, finalizing and distributing meeting minutes in a timely manner.
Drafting and computer modeling in Revit, Rhino and AutoCAD.  
Coordination of full consultant teams.
Coordination of 1-2 designer level staff, including identifying tasks and delegating work to team support members.
Required Skills:

5-10 years relevant experience.
Advanced Knowledge of current versions of REVIT and AutoCAD.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Rhino, Grasshopper and other parametirc software knowledge is desirable.
Bachelor of Architecture is required.
Licensed CA Architect is desirable or actively pursuing licensure, enrolled in the IDP process, and actively logging credits and taking exams.
High degree of autonomy and ability to generate your own work and work for other team members.
Strong graphic, written, and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work well with others and contribute to a positive and effective team environment.
Employees must exhibit initiative, engagement and purpose in their project work and in the project.
All staff are responsible to all tasks of the project; no job position is above handling any task required for the success of the project and the team.
Johnson Fain offers an intellectual and creative work environment with state of the art computer software integration, a large model shop with both laser and 3D print modeling, and a spacious open studio.  The firm offers a competitive benefits package, flexible summer hours, guest speaker and social events, free yoga, free parking, professional development support and more.  Competitive salaries offered commesurate with level of experience.  Candidates will have strong involvement in the firm’s future growth. 

Interested and qualified candidates:  Please email your resume, work samples and references to with the subject heading “Job Captain”.  No phone calls, please.