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Position:
Architectural Intern

Company:
Context Design Group, PLLC - Greenville, South Carolina , United Sttes


Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The Architectural Intern will be responsible for completing the following tasks in their day-to-day job function:

 

  • Create three-dimensional building information modeling and two-dimensional construction documentation using specialized software programs
  • Perform redline changes and revisions
  • Assist in the streamlining of the architectural design process from conceptual design through overall completion of projects
  • Assist with the contract administration responsibilities
  • Scan, copy, print and transmit original working drawings of current projects
  • Organize and maintain project files
  • Assist architects in construction drawings of building projects and other construction projects involving offices, manufacturing facilities, retail, education, healthcare, etc.
  • Occasional opportunity to participate in the architectural design process and develop alternative solutions and presentation graphics used to communicate concepts to the client or for agency approval
  • Occasional opportunity to participate in the development of project specifications from master specifications
  • Occasional participation in the review of product or shop drawing submittals during the construction phase

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

BA or BS Degree in a related field of architecture, marketing, sales, business, technology and/or management; or one to two years of related industry experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Ability and understanding to design buildings of all types using CAD Software in both 2D and 3D environments.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 
  • Ability to organize and put together presentations which describe the designs which are created.
  • Bilingual is an advantage but not required.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Basic understanding of Building Structural Systems and how sizing is calculated by structural engineer.
     

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to develop a building design from concept to construction drawings and understand construction trades to organize design in a constructible format.
  • Ability to understand and process client information into a graphic format during live programming sessions with clients and to develop project goals and objectives related to a building’s use and functionality. 
     

COMPUTER OPERATIONS

Basic personal skills including phone, email, word processing, spreadsheet and graphics, internet, Power Point and other industry related CAD and design software programs.
 

CONTACTS

Internal:             Direct Reports, Operations, Corporate Customer Service, Inventory, Marketing and Senior Management

External:           Customers, Clients, Prospects and Referral Channels

 

NOTE:

Fluency with the German Language will be considered a Plus Factor for this position.


Contact Information

David Lewis, AIA
4 Washington Park
Greenville, South Carolina 29601, United States
Phone: 8642333230
Fax: NA
davidlewis@contextdg.net

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