Architect – REMOTE

Michael Baker International

May 24, 2024

Idaho Falls,

Michael Baker International has more than 4,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction administration and program management.  Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients’ complex challenges.

ARCHITECTURE & BUILDING ENGINEERING PRACTICE

Michael Baker International seamlessly integrates all our service offerings – architecture, planning, landscape architecture, engineering and management – to solve client challenges from multiple vantage points, providing unsurpassed holistic, sustainable, and innovative solutions. From high-profile, high-image landmarks to low-cost, utilitarian solutions, our professionals know how to balance image and cost appropriately for each unique situation. At Michael Baker International, we believe that the beauty of a project resides both in performance and aesthetics – “success” to us is measured by functionality, value, and exceeding clients’ expectations to “Make a Difference.”  This position offers the opportunity to live and work in the great weather, mountains, and outdoor playground of Idaho, and be an integral part of the Idaho Falls Michael Baker A/E team. Our multi-discipline team works together to deliver the complete package of Architecture, Civil, Structures, Mechanical, and Electrical/Communications. Our team is also executing these projects using cloud hosted B.I.M. techniques, the most innovative design and construction delivery method in use today. This process encourages collaboration within the design team and with the builder (contractor).

DESCRIPTION

Under supervision, the Architect directs architectural efforts towards, and researches, prepares planning documents, prepares schematic design concepts and develops contract documents for architectural projects, and administers construction-phase services for building projects.

  • Engages in and directs activities associated with planning, design, and construction documents including code analysis documents, studies, reports, sketches, schematic drawings, renderings, specifications, final contract documents, and as-built drawings.
  • Along with the project manager and other design professional, communicates with clients to establish project scope of work, building program needs, design fees, project schedule and budgets.
  • Performs architectural design of projects from conceptual stage to construction documentation.
  • Applies industry knowledge of architectural customs, building codes, practices and procedures to solve design challenges.
  • Assists clients with predesign activities and programming.
  • Develops conceptual design including presentation materials in short timeframe to assist contractor with pricing procurement during proposal stages.
  • Leads coordination efforts of all engaged engineering disciplines.
  • Utilizes integrated approach to building design with focus on sustainable solutions.
  • Manages production team to develop  scale drawings, specifications and other contract documents for building construction.
  • Administers construction contracts and conducts periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with issued for construction documents.
  • Prepares project designs and plans using computer assisted design software and equipment.
  • Performs Quality Control Reviews.
  • Prefer working knowledge of current industry software including Revit and BIM.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • BS in Architecture or Landscape Architecture
  • 4-7 years related experience
  • Registered Architect (RA) or Professional Landscape Architect (PLA)
  • May assist in the mentoring and supervision of junior design staff.

 COMPENSATION

The salary range for this position is $78,000 to $123,000   This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate. 

BENEFITS

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:  

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance  
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability  
  • Professional and personal development
  • Generous paid time off  
  • Commuter and wellness benefits  

Workplace Flexibility: Candidates located in or near Idaho Falls, ID are highly preferred. However, we are able to accommodate a hybrid working model, and accommodate a variety of preferences. We recognize our employees face many factors when it comes to selecting the best work location, and we are passionate about providing options and flexibility.  

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