Architect Needed

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Are you tired of the large corporate office culture, the slow motion commute to down town? Would you like to work in a small, collaborative community based office in the heart of the wine country, on projects ranging from affordable housing to public works and family owned wineries?

Valley Architects is looking for a California licensed architect with 10+ years of experience in all types of construction and all kinds of occupancies.

The successful candidate would be expected to participate in all phases of the practice from client contact to construction administration. We are looking for someone who is fundamentally a good person, willing to work collaboratively, intelligent, and articulate with excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.

Technical skills will include fluency in Autocad, (Archicad a plus), as well as the other commonly used office software like Sketchup, Word, and Excel.

Good working knowledge of the CBC, Ca Residential Code, Ca Green Code (both residential and non-residential), and the requirements of the ADA are pre-requisites.

Valley Architects is a small (4.5 people presently) office established over 35 years ago serving the Napa County area primarily although we have participated in design and consulting work ranging from Oregon to Nicaragua.

We are looking for a person to represent the firm with clients and the public. Participate in meetings and public hearings and generally share in the responsibility of running the practice with the long term goal of partnership in the business.

Valley Architects is an equal opportunity employer with a generous benefits package including healthcare, vacation, and 401k contributions. Compensation will be based on experience and capabilities.

Please send your cover letter, resume and examples of work to: betsy@valleyarchitects.com.

No telephone inquiries please.

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