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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

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)

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

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

ABOUT OUR FIRM

JKS Architecture is a well-established architectural firm with 40 years of successful practice in multiple states. Our company culture provides our employees with a casual, family-oriented work environment with integrity-driven leadership. Our team consists of innovative visionaries who prioritize mentoring others and investing in personal continued learning and growth. Empower your future and join our team!

We are opening a second office, which will be located in Clarksville, Tennessee, which is only 35 minutes from downtown Nashville. Clarksville is the fifth largest city in 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. Our firm is based out of Hopkinsville, KY. It would be possible to work at either location. 

CONTACT INFORMATION
EMAIL: info@jksae.com

ARCHITECTURAL VISION

What we do is not a matter of art or a matter of function, it is equally a matter of both.