Architect in Training (AIT)

Architecture · Chico, California
Department Architecture
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

NorthStar, a well-established and growing Chico, California company offers multi-disciplinary engineering, architecture, surveying, planning and environmental consulting services. We are looking for a Architect in Training (AIT) to join the NorthStar team.

 

Established in 1983, NorthStar is a certified small business with a team-centered approach to projects. We strive to enrich our team culture, build quality relationships, and provide responsive service.

 

Our design team is close-knit, working together to create buildings that have a positive impact on people in our community. We take a collaborative approach to finding amazing solutions to complex design issues.

 

If you would enjoy a professional position in a strong company, a beautiful area with excellent schools, varied outdoor activities and a livable pace, this could be your next opportunity!

 

Overview:

 

The Architect in Training (AIT) position is a full-time, permanent position here in our Chico, CA office. An AIT is a recent graduate with a degree from a NAAB accredited Architecture program and is on a path to licensure with enrollment in the NCARB Architectural Experience Program (AXP). The Architect in Training reports to the Architecture Department Manager and is part of a six-person department.

 

Overall Responsibilities:

 

  • Utilizes Building Information Modeling (BIM), primarily Revit; prepares and modifies architectural documents at the direction of an Architect, ensuring alignment with design intent and NorthStar’s standards
  • Develops solutions to technical and design problems
  • Integrates Sustainable Design solutions into projects
  • Prepares 2D and 3D design materials for client/project team review
  • Performs product research; assists project designers and project architects with material selection and system research
  • Fosters a commitment to design excellence and client service
  • Prepares calculations, plans, models, details and specifications

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from a NAAB accredited Architecture program
  • Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD
  • Desire to learn, accept direction, and be mentored
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organization skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of an effective team
  • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Sketch Up graphic software preferred
  • Possession of valid California Driver’s License and clear DMV Report

 

If this sounds like a position you would enjoy and a work environment you would be proud to join, please apply.

 

Compensation: 

 

NorthStar offers competitive pay, based on relevant experience, and a full range of employee benefits. This is a full-time position with excellent total compensation package.

 

                                                   Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Location
    Chico, California
  • Department
    Architecture
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level