Job Captain - Workplace/Corporate Interiors (2-5 Years of Experience) 8/13/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Gensler's OAKLAND OFFICE is a small, entrepreneurial group of design professionals serving the local client community. The rest of the world is now recognizing what we have known for
quite some time that the East Bay is an ideal location for business, leisure activities and the arts. Oakland is at the heart of a resurgence of community spirit and economic growth that is bringing vigor to urban neighborhoods and spreading new business opportunities throughout the East Bay. Oakland is our destination because we believe that we can contribute to positive changes in the business community, foster growth in the neighborhoods and help shape the cityscape as Oakland re-imagines its future. From the busy nexus of commerce that is Oakland, we can better serve both our local East Bay and our global clients. As a leading Bay Area-headquartered design firm, we can offer our clients specifying power, strong vendor and dealer relationships, and a wide range of resources in the design and corporate sectors. We have the power to help bring about change.
Gensler is a global design firm, with 47 offices and 5,000+ employees worldwide. Gensler helps clients succeed by focusing on the needs of the people they serve, whether they are employees, customers, sports fans, students, passengers or guests. Founded in 1965, Gensler has deep expertise in design and architecture across 31 practices, including commercial office buildings, professional services, retail, aviation, planning and urban design, entertainment and hospitality, sports stadiums and education facilities. The firm also holds practices focusing on brand strategy, environmental graphic design, mission-critical facilities, and has recently invested in consulting for real estate workplace and sustainable design.
For more information, visit our website (www.gensler.com) or blog (www.gensleron.com), follow us on Twitter (@GenslerOnCities, @GenslerOnWork, @GenslerLfstyle), or like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/GenslerDesign/).
The Job Captain will support the Project Architect/Manager and team to complete assignments timely and with great quality to meet our client expectations. Responsible for ensuring that production of construction documents in concert with the Project Architect are maintained. Resolves technical/design issues to maintain progress and quality control. Communicates between project team and consultants. Assists in assuring the project meets building codes, budget, and meets all necessary deadlines in order to fully meet client expectations.
* 2-5 years of related experience as a job captain/designer, with a background in core and shell and commercial interiors
* Experience providing project team coordination for plans, specifications, materials and construction administration
* Ability to provide guidance on technical issues and to prepare and ensure accuracy of technical documents
* Knowledge of commercial building codes, standards and building structures
* Advanced construction documentation skills
* Strong communication, organization, team-building and relationship management skills
* Revit skills are highly valued
* Proficiency with Illustrator, Photoshop and SketchUp desirable
* Bachelor s degree in Architecture
For consideration, please submit resume and relevant work samples. Submittals must include work samples for full consideration.
Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.