JKS Architects & Engineers - – Hopkinsville, Kentucky

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Registered Architect

Full Job Description

Western Kentucky Architect with over 39 years of successful practice in multiple states seeks a Registered Architect with no less than 5 years of experience to join the firm.

We are a diverse firm with experience in Judicial, Educational, Detention, Industrial, and more. View some of our projects at jksae.com.

We enjoy a casual, family oriented work environment. The ideal candidate will be well organized, very detail oriented, able to multi-task, and feel comfortable working on a team and independently. Strong interpersonal skills are preferred since the position will meet with clients, planners, and contractors.

Advanced knowledge of the architectural design process, construction documentation, administration and materials is essential. Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit is required. Compensation will be based on level of education and experience.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Architecture and 5+ years of experience is minimal. We will train. Experienced architect is desired.

  • A portfolio is required.
  • Must be licensed. The ability to become licensed in the state of Tennessee and Kentucky is expected.
  • LEED AP preferred but not required.
  • Experience in education (K-12, Higher Ed), government and municipal projects, sports, correctional and industrial work are all a plus.
  • Motivated and energetic leader willing to take initiative and tackle any task
  • Detail Oriented
  • Experienced in preparing contracts and negotiating project scope, schedule
  • Ability to work independently or with a team
  • Practical knowledge of general architecture practice including programming, site planning, and structural concepts
  • Excellent knowledge of architectural design documentation, detailing, building materials and codes, construction techniques, as well as building material compatibility and characteristics
  • Ability to oversee production, and mentor junior staff
  • Ability to manage client and consultant relationships
  • This is an in-house position, please do not contact us if you are only interested in contract work or telecommuting.

Skills:

  • Proficient in use of Autodesk Revit, and AutoCad.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Sketchup
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, 3-D Studio Max, and Enscape experience
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in preparation and layout of architectural contract documents and specifications required.
  • Strong knowledge of code and good planning skills
  • Ability to lead and manage projects as needed
  • Experience in business development, marketing, and client presentation is a plus
  • Graphic presentation skills

Our office is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, 35 minutes from downtown Nashville. Clarksville is the fifth largest city in the state of Tennessee, and fifth-fastest growing city in the nation with a population over 50,000. It was voted #1 place to live in the nation in 2019.

Salary is negotiable depending on skill and experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 – $95,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

NOTICE OF FILING

NOTICE FILED FOR APPLICATION FOR PERMANENT ALIEN LABOR
CERTIFICATION
ARCHITECTURAL GRADUATE/ARCHITECT IN TRAINING LEVEL I
THIS NOTICE IS PROVIDED IN COMPLIANCE WITH 20 CFR 656, 10(D).

Duties: Applicant will-
· Candidate will plan and design structures
· Candidate will work with design and engineering team in designing
commercial
· and industrial structures
· Candidate will manage design projects through building code analysis,
survey
· and geotech RFPs
· Candidate will create project documentation for bids
· Motivated and energetic leader willing to take initiative and tackle any task
· Detail Oriented
· Ability to work independently or with a team
· Proficient in use of Autodesk Revit, and AutoCad.
· Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Sketchup
· Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, 3-D Studio Max, Twinmotion, Rhino and
Enscape
· experience a plus
· Excellent written and communication skills
· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
· Experience in preparation and layout of architectural contract documents
and
· specifications required.
· Strong knowledge of code and good planning skills
· Ability to lead and manage projects as needed
· Experience in business development, marketing, and client presentation is a
plus
· Graphic presentation skills

Hours: 40hrs/week; 8 am to 5 pm.

Rate of Pay: $72,500 to $75,000 per year

Minimum Required Qualifications and Certifications:
· Master’s degree in Architecture
· A portfolio is required.
· Must be licensed or license eligible in the States of Tennessee and/or
Kentucky
· Practical knowledge of general architecture practice including
programming, site
· planning, and structural concepts
· Excellent knowledge of architectural design documentation, detailing,
building
· materials and codes, construction techniques, as well as building material
· compatibility and characteristics
· Ability to manage client and consultant relationships
· Advanced knowledge of the architectural design process, construction
· documentation, administration and materials are essential.
· Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit is required

How to apply:
Send resumes and cover letter to:
Stefanie Sharp
JKS Architecture
402 Liberty Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to
the:    Certifying Officer
United States Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Atlanta National Processing Center
Harris Tower
233 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 410,
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

This notice was posted, conspicuously and unobstructed, in the following
locations:
1. ___________________________________________________________
2. ___________________________________________________________

and on the Employer’s Website at: _____________________________
for ten (10) consecutive business days beginning on , ___________________2022. I
attest, under penalty of perjury, that the above notice was provided as shown.

Date:______________________

_________________________________________

       Stefanie Sharp

Architectural Technician

Full Job Description

Western Kentucky Architect with over 39 years of successful practice in multiple states seeks an Architectural/Civil Engineer Technical Draftsman to join the firm. This applicant can also be an Architectural Intern seeking registration hours.

We are a diverse firm with experience in Judicial, Educational, Detention, Industrial, and more. View some of our projects at jksae.com.

We enjoy a casual, family-oriented work environment. The ideal candidate will be well organized, very detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and feel comfortable working on a team and independently. Strong interpersonal skills are preferred since the position will meet with clients, planners, and contractors.

We are looking for an innovative Architectural and Civil Engineering Drafter to collaborate with our architects, interior designers, and engineers to design, develop and construct a range of commercial projects from conception through to completion. Our ideal candidate has a degree in architectural drafting or engineering drafting, and experience with AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup and other computer-aided design programs. A certificate from the American Design Drafting Association is a plus but not required. You must submit a portfolio of previous designs you have worked on with your application.

Responsibilities

  • Discuss the scope and expectations of the project with Principal Architect and/or Engineers
  • Collaborate with architects, interior designers, and engineers on the team to determine the initial design
  • Submit the design to the client for feedback and update it as necessary
  • Analyze your design to ensure it meets client specifications before submitting a final version

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in architectural drafting
  • Certification from American Design Drafting Association (not required)
  • Excellent math and communication skills
  • Must be able to work well on a team
  • Proficiency with common drafting programs
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Project
  • Experience with Photoshop and InDesign a plus
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Self motivated
  • Eager to learn and grow in the company

Our office is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, 35 minutes from downtown Nashville. Clarksville is the fifth largest city in the state of Tennessee, and fifth-fastest growing city in the nation with a population over 50,000. It was voted #1 place to live in the nation in 2019.

We have a second location in Hopkinsville, KY. It would be possible to work at either location.

Salary is negotiable.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Education:

  • Associate Degree

Civil Engineer

Full Job Description

Western Kentucky Architect with over 39 years of successful practice in multiple states seeks a Registered Architect with no less than 5 years of experience to join the firm.

We are a diverse firm with experience in Judicial, Educational, Detention, Industrial, and more. View some of our projects at jksae.com.

We enjoy a casual, family oriented work environment. The ideal candidate will be well organized, very detail oriented, able to multi-task, and feel comfortable working on a team and independently. Strong interpersonal skills are preferred since the position will meet with clients, planners, and contractors.

Advanced knowledge of the engineering and architectural design process, construction documentation, administration and materials is essential. Working knowledge of AutoCAD is required and Revit is desired. Compensation will be based on level of education and experience.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor or Science in Civil Engineering and 5+ years of experience is minimal. We are looking for someone to manage the Civil department.

  • A portfolio is required.
  • Professional Engineer P.E. required. The ability to become licensed in the state of Tennessee and Kentucky is expected.
  • LEED AP a bonus but not required.
  • Experience in education (K-12, Higher Ed), government and municipal projects, sports, correctional and industrial work are all a plus.
  • Motivated and energetic leader willing to take initiative and tackle any task
  • Detail Oriented
  • Experienced in preparing contracts and negotiating project scope, schedule
  • Ability to work independently or with a team
  • Excellent knowledge of civil engineering documentation, detailing, building materials and codes, construction techniques, and characteristics
  • Ability to oversee production, and mentor junior staff
  • Ability to manage client and consultant relationships
  • This is an in-house position, please do not contact us if you are only interested in contract work or telecommuting.

Skills:

  • Proficient in use of AutoCad.
  • 5 years of civil land design, software skills, diverse land design experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Sketchup
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, 3-D Studio Max, and Enscape experience
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in preparation and layout of specifications required.
  • Strong knowledge of code and good planning skills
  • Ability to lead and manage projects as needed

Our office is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, 35 minutes from downtown Nashville. Clarksville is the fifth largest city in the state of Tennessee, and fifth-fastest growing city in the nation with a population over 50,000. It was voted #1 place to live in the nation in 2019.

We also have an office in Hopkinsville, KY (25 minutes from Clarksville) This is a possible location or you may have the option to choose your location.

Salary is negotiable depending on skill and experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 – $95,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Administrative Assistant

Job Description

JKS Architecture, a full-service architecture and interior design firm established in 1983, is looking to hire an Administrative Assistant with 3-5 years of experience in a business environment to work out of our Hopkinsville, KY or Clarksville, TN offices. The Administrative Assistant will assist with managing the details of projects—calendars, notes, minutes, correspondence, etc. They will also assist with bookkeeping including invoicing clients, tracking expenses, and managing insurance needs. We are looking for a colleague with a positive attitude who is willing to pitch in. Since you will often be the first impression on clients (in person, on the phone, through email) a friendly, positive attitude is a must.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to;

  • Data entry and data maintenance in a variety of software programs including Microsoft Office suite, FACPAC, Internal Data Entry System, AIA Contract Website
  • Processing of construction related documents from the contractor to architects and engineers, and back to the contractors
  • Preparation of transmittals, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, and supporting documents at the direction of managers
  • Assisting accounting, human resources, administration, marketing, and information technologies with day-to-day data entry, work processing, scheduling, creating tutorials, and other tasks and assignments.
  • Ability to keep confidential information private
  • Answering phones and directing calls
  • Processing of day-to-day deliveries, mail, and order supplies.
  • Clean up and preparation of conference rooms and common areas for meetings
  • Renew professional licenses and keep track of professional development hours
  • Renew memberships
  • Book flights and hotels
  • Register for seminars and conferences
  • Process Department of Building forms and drawings: hard copies or through online platforms

Skills Required

  • 2+ years relevant experience working in a professional office
  • Interest in design, architecture, and creative fields
  • Outgoing, warm, friendly, and easy to work with
  • A positive, professional, can-do attitude
  • Strong writing, verbal, and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and able to follow through on tasks
  • Ability to think creatively, work efficiently, prioritize and plan, and juggle multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to pivot and accommodate last minute changes in daily responsibilities.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of confidentiality, discretion, diplomacy, and sound judgement
  • Receptive to coaching, with the ability to learn from constructive feedback and apply it to future work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
  • Typing of 50-60 words per minute
  • Working knowledge of PC computers and Windows/Microsoft applications

Preferred but not Required

  • Knowledge of Design and Construction Process
  • AEC Industry Experience
  • Experience with bookkeeping
  • At least 3 years of experience at an architecture, engineering, or construction firm

Education Required

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Desired: Associates Degree (A.A.) with a major or focus in Business Administration, Communications, or Finance
  • Desired: Bachelors Degree (B.A.) with a major or focus in Business Administration, Communications, or Finance
  • US work authorization required

Job Type: Full Time

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Location

We have offices in Hopkinsville, Kentucky and Clarksville, Tennessee

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental Leave
  • Professional Development Assistance

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $37,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Hiring Insights

If interested, please send your resume to us at info@jksae.com.