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Lahmon Architects

Lahmon Architects


Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:

Sat, Jun 25 ’22Posted on:


Lahmon Architects is in search of a Challenge Architect/ Job Captain with expertise in multi-family housing to affix our ever-evolving household in our mission to supply distinctive, prime quality, wise housing options to neighborhoods all through Los Angeles.  We’re an architectural studio specializing in multi-family and mixed-use housing with intensive expertise in publicly funded housing within the Metropolis of Los Angeles. We attempt to create considerate, distinctive environments that improve the expertise of their finish customers, guests, and neighbors to create a way of satisfaction and empowerment. We obtain this by means of a rigor that’s an articulation of the strategies, program, and a undertaking’s exterior forces in an effort to derive a design with a singular character for every undertaking. We’re a agency that works and grows collaboratively, the place there’s all the time alternative to tackle extra duty and study by means of expertise. We’re in search of candidates which are nicely rounded in design and method and want to proceed to become a whole architect with publicity to all components of the puzzle. Situated in downtown Culver Metropolis, our workplace is metro adjoining making it simply accessible to and from the seaside, DTLA and is inside a brief stroll to nice eating places, artwork galleries, and different design corporations.

Who ought to apply:

Candidates that excel of their present scenario and in search of extra alternative and duty. Those that are enthusiastic about every new problem and prepared to do their greatest, whereas perfecting their craft. Those that are concerned about serving to a shortly rising small workplace develop whereas permitting them to be uncovered to extra sides than bigger places of work have to supply in addition to taking satisfaction in serving to form a agency’s path. Those that are organized, element oriented and might work autonomously in addition to with a staff. Those that work nicely with others at any capability and revel in sharing information as a lot as they do buying it. Those that have one thing distinctive to deliver to the workplace combine.

Job Title: Challenge Architect / Job Captain

7+ years of expertise in Multi-family and Combined Used Housing; particularly within the Metropolis and County of Los Angeles, CA. Expertise within the design of Reasonably priced Housing is a plus.

Job Abstract

Challenge Architect is a licensed skilled who oversees the event of the design of a undertaking collaborating with the managing/studio director together with the manufacturing of the development paperwork. This particular person oversees the development administration of a undertaking.

Whereas a staff effort, the PA is closely relied upon to make sure the standard, accuracy, and professionalism of the devices of service and the facilitation of the ultimate architectural product. Code information can also be essential together with a capability to steer a staff of architects and designers, talk nicely, and have proficiency in a variety of software program.

Duties and Duties

Potential to supply take a look at matches/ pre-design research for multi-family tasks within the Metropolis of Los Angeles (robust understanding of native zoning codes)

Sturdy design talents that meet the agency’s method and mission in design

Potential to create a program in addition to translate it into a smart idea design

Liable for the accuracy of design and paperwork

Accountable to make sure all shopper expectations and code necessities

Liable for scheduling and staffing. Figuring out what’s required for undertaking supply/ submittals and figuring out how one can ship them on time exceeding expectations

Accountable to take care of the accuracy of undertaking information by means of doc revisions

Major determination maker in relation to the correct execution within the improvement of the design, carrying the intent by means of documentation contemplating constructability and detailing ensuring the design in intent is maintained with rigor

Liable for undertaking design particulars and the creation of them

Liable for making certain documentation meets design intent, workplace requirements, offering the best info to make sure correct execution by the GC.  

Redline paperwork for job captain and remainder of staff

Run design staff conferences (marketing consultant coordination)

Potential to precisely produce assembly minutes or evaluate assembly minutes that preserve the workplace’s commonplace of professionalism

Finally chargeable for marketing consultant coordination

Sturdy mentorship talents to assist develop designers

Accountable to implement workplace requirements and protocols

Liable for materials choice, product analysis, pricing and in incorporation into the paperwork

Full understanding of the company approval course of and talent to help within the course of when wanted to resolve essentially the most sophisticated conditions.


Accountable to foresee the design by means of development by way of jobsite observations, i.e., capability to detect development errors early on

Evaluation RFI’s and Submittals together with job captain

{Qualifications} and Expertise

Skilled architect with greater than 7 years expertise main small to giant residential mixed-use, market price, and inexpensive tasks from Idea Design by means of Development Administration

Sturdy portfolio reflecting imaginative and prescient and one eye on element

Sturdy graphic, group, and communication expertise

Should show a excessive degree of dedication and integrity with shoppers and associates

Should have good development detailing talents

Potential to work independently in addition to collaboratively throughout the undertaking staff

Proficient in utilizing Revit

Expertise working with totally different jurisdictional businesses, particularly LA Metropolis

Expertise in implementing zoning, planning, and constructing codes and requirements

Acquainted with CTCAC, LACDA, LAHCID funding necessities and software processes desired

Licensed Architect in California most well-liked however not required


Wage: Commensurate with expertise and talent, place is full-time with advantages (medical insurance 100% paid, dental and imaginative and prescient contributed, 401K matching and revenue sharing). Candidates should be at present authorized to work inside the US and instantly out there.


Submission Directions: These concerned about making use of to Lahmon Architects might submit their requests electronically, noting the next necessities;

  • In a single PDF attachment, embody a one-page cowl letter, your resume, and not more than twelve pages illustrating your greatest work.
  • PDF decision will be optimized for high quality display screen view and will profit your work. Please don’t exceed 10MB.
  • Submit resume and portfolio, together with design work and development paperwork samples, in PDF format to *No telephone calls please*


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