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Architect / Architectural Designer

BSA LifeStructures Inc.
Kansas City, KS 66101
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Great opportunity in our growing Kansas City, KS location for a registered architect or a designer on the path to registration to join our 100% employee owned firm! This role will be fully integrated into project teams working with Healthcare, Higher Education, and Research Laboratory clients from the conceptual design phase through construction administration. Please submit a portfolio with your application for serious consideration.

Position Purpose/Summary

The purpose of this position is work on substantial projects by assisting with the preparation of architectural plans and reviewing completed plans and estimates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for final specifications and overall guidance on architectural objectives and concepts.

  • Support and evaluate work of architectural team and BIM technicians.

  • Coordination of design document preparation.

  • Ability to develop and present design details to clients and user groups during development of design.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote companys reputation through good client relations.

  • Continue education through seminars and participation in professional organizations.

  • Mentoring and/or sharing architectural knowledge with others in the firm.

  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Critical Skills and Abilities

  • Design: Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills: Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; reads and interprets complex information; listens well.

  • Demonstrates leadership skills: Able to assume a role of authority, as necessary; sets an example for coworkers; delegates responsibility and empowers associates to make decisions and take personal accountability for decisions.

  • High accuracy and attention to detail: Able to perform work and job function with precision and accuracy; realizes errors can have significant impact on desired results and is able to avoid errors in almost all circumstances; carefully monitors processes; concentrates on details and organizes and maintains a system of records.

  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Windows environment, Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Google: Mail, Calendar, Drive, Apps; AutoCAD, Revit; Graphic Software: Adobe Illustrator; previous experience with Deltek Vision preferred

  • Advanced Architectural Graphic Skills: Experience in Sketchup, Photoshop, Rhino, Lumion, and InDesign

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Masters degree or equivalent in Architecture

  • Professional Licensure in Architecture. NCARB certificate is preferred.

  • 5 to 10 years related experience specific to healing, learning, and/or discovery, focusing in more detail on the horizontal nature of a project.

  • Experience on larger projects is preferred.

BSA is aEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



  • 5 - 10 years: related experience specific to healthcare, higher education, or research laboratory design



  • Bachelors or better in Architecture or related field


  • Masters or better in Architecture or related field

Licenses & Certifications


  • Am. Institute Architects



  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business

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Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-18
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