Experienced Architect

San Francisco, CA
Mercury Engineering Group

Mercury Engineering Group (MEG) is looking for a qualified Architect.  If you are a candidate that is looking for a long-term career opportunity and you take personal pride in your work – please apply!

MEG projects range from adding units under existing apartment buildings in SF, rear & vertical additions, complete remodels of residential homes, new homes and adaptive reuse of existing historical properties such as churches and schools.  We are passionate about design and we work with our construction partners to design and build new and innovative projects throughout the bay area.

Qualified candidates must be experienced in AutoCAD drafting of residential, multi-family and commercial structures. 

We love what we do, we value a "get it done" attitude and work-life balance. The ideal candidate is both highly creative and highly analytical.  We want a team player that can join our team of designers and engineers, to manage our designs to their fullest potential.

Duties include:

Play a strong supportive role managing existing designers and engineers, insuring overall project design, quality of drawings and project organization
Plan and create reliable, well-coordinated CAD drawings in all phases of design
Lead the junior designers in generating CAD drawings according to firm standards; coach and mentor junior staff
Rapidly update drawings and “pick up redlines” and or insure that staff under their care is staying on all projects.
Prepare presentation drawings and sketch-up models when needed.
Research and specify materials, products and systems
Implement firm standards in drawing and organizational practices

Licensed Architect (preferred not required, but 5yrs experience needed)
Knowledge of CA and SF Amended Building codes.
Working independently and has previous experience supervising the efforts of a small team
Excellent leadership, supervisory, and writing and verbal communication skills
Experience working on the full spectrum of design projects from schematic design through construction administration
Experience with maintaining a working relationship with clients
Proficiency with computer analysis software systems such as:
AutoCAD, RevitExcel
3D modeling programs and presentation programs" SketchUp or Similar a plus"
Compensation & Benefits:

Full time salaried position with annual salary review
10% above standard pay since firm is project funded, not industry funded
Group healthcare benefits

Please send your resume and 2 or 3 images of your design work to Kurt Stevens at kurt@thepollardgroup.net