Project Architect

Project Architect

Career Area: Architecture

What We're Looking For:
Barge is currently seeking to fill an Architect position in our Birmingham, AL office. This position will assist in all phases of design and construction, coordinating with other employees in the architectural and engineering disciplines.

Responsibilities may include:
  • Performs tasks associated with architectural design, which includes: Programming, Design analysis, Conception drawing and Final design
  • Analyzes reports, maps, and drawings for planning and designing projects
  • Analyzes and understands existing building information such as structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.
  • Reviews construction projects, conducts site visits, and coordinates submittals
  • Assists CAD operators/technicians in producing drawings
  • Develops construction cost estimates
  • Assist with client contact and communication and attends client meetings
  • Prepares and writes addenda related to architectural projects
  • Performs other duties as required

Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture from an accredited program
  • Professional Architect registration required
  • Effective communication (oral and written) to present information and respond to questions from managers, co-workers, and clients
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret specifications, drawings, manufacturer's product data, architectural reference manuals, and other job-related manuals and documents
  • Understanding of essential equipment for field and office work such as, but not limited to, Revit, Microstation and AutoCAD
  • Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra, trigonometry, and geometry

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled