Based in Old Town Pasadena, we are an active firm of professionals, driven by our passion to create innovative design solutions for our clients.

Careers

SWA Architects is currently seeking multiple full-time candidates with healthcare experience to join our expert team to assist, support, guide, and lead in providing creative solutions to our diverse range of clients.  Interested parties should submit tailored & coherent resumes and/or portfolio via email to mailto:hr@swaarch.com with the respective job title as the subject heading.

 

BIM/CAD MANAGER

Position Summary:

► Updates system-wide BIM/CAD libraries with appropriate graphic and written assets from        current building codes, energy codes, and requirements of regulatory agencies.
► Enforces the usage of these digital library assets across all our projects.
► Consistently applies SWA’s Quality Control procedures and takes ownership of their work.
► Develops and drafts architectural and engineering site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, and details, assists management in preparing proposals and generates correspondence for clients and project managers.
► Maintains and complies with SWA’s and client-specific standards (CAD, File Management, etc.)
► Experience working with clients and leading teams
► Participates in occasional team meetings to help resolve project issues such as coordination, scheduling, and technical concerns.

Requirements:

► Architectural degree / Associates degree or completion of trade school or equivalent formal training acceptable
► 6+ years AEC working experience with at least 3 years in an architecture firm, a must
► Extensive knowledge of Revit 2016 or newer version
► Expert with AutoCAD 2016 or newer version
► Familiar with AutoCAD/BIM programming languages (LISP/VBA/ARX) is a bonus
► Familiar with Network technologies and platforms (Microsoft)
► Experience in electronic file transfers (email, FTP, CD/DVD, Box, DropBox)
► Experience with the MS Office suite and other business software (Microsoft 360 a plus)
►Experience with Program Management and Project collaboration software, such as ProCore, Newforma and BlueBeam.
► Legal authorization to work in USA

 

PROJECT MANAGER

Position Summary:

► Project Manager with 15 years or more experience in project management
► In depth construction document preparation and coordination experience
► Construction administration experience
► Solid comprehension of State and Local Building Codes, including Accessibility
► Experience with OSHPD
► Experience working with clients and leading teams
► Expert verbal, written and organizational skills

Requirements:

► California Architectural License registration desirable
► Degree in related field of Architecture from an Accredited Institution is desired
► AutoCAD and REVIT Architecture knowledge a plus
► LEED Accreditation encouraged
► Legal authorization to work in USA

 

JOB CAPTAIN

Position Summary:

► Job Captain with 10 years expertise
► Knowledge and experience in all phases of architectural projects
► Ability to collaborate with team members
► Solid comprehension of State and Local Building Codes, including Accessibility
► Proficient skills in Revit Architecture, AutoCAD, Sketch-Up and Microsoft Suite are a must
► Detail-orientated and collaborative team member
► Strong verbal, written and organizational skills
► Self-motivated and quick learner
► OSPHD Experience Desirable
► Legal authorization to work in USA 

Requirements:

► Bachelor’s Degree in related field of Architecture from an Accredited Institution is desired
► Professional Architectural License pursuit preferred
► LEED Accreditation encouraged
► Legal authorization to work in USA

 

JUNIOR DESIGNER

Position Summary:

► Junior Designer with a minimum of 3 years' expertise
► Proficient skill with REVIT, AutoCAD, Sketch-Up and Microsoft Suite a must
► Detail-orientated and collaborative team member
► Strong verbal, written and organizational skills
► Self-motivated and quick learner
► Legal authorization to work in USA

Requirements:

► Accredited Bachelor’s Degree in related field of Architecture desirable
► Legal authorization to work in USA

 

 


SWA Architects provides architectural design, planning, and consulting services in a fully integrated manner to public, healthcare, industrial, and commercial clients.  For over 30 years, our dynamic and experienced team has been dedicated to providing superior service. Based in Old Pasadena, we are an active and growing firm of 40 professionals driven by our passion to create innovative design solutions for our clients.

SWA Architects offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package with medical & dental insurance options, along with sick and vacation time.

SWA Architects is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, gender, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.