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McKinley – Architectural Designer

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In its third decade of service, McKinley Architecture and Engineering is a full-service architectural and engineering firm that designs educational, commercial/retail, industrial, warehouse, governmental and institutional buildings.

As an Architectural Designer, a typical day might include the following:

Produce layout plans, rough-in plans and elevations in Revit/AutoCAD

  • Convert CAD drawings/equipment layouts into Revit and provide updates
  • Coordinate/communicate with architects/engineers/designers
  • Compile drawings for approval, production and distribution
  • Identify and communicate design discrepancies and making appropriate modifications
  • Interpret architectural, engineering or construction drawings
  • Produce plans, sections, elevations, and details to convey architectural design and construction information
  • Specify dimensions, materials, and procedures, and draft technical details
  • Perform other duties as assigned by direct supervisor and/or any other member of the administration

To land this gig, you need to have:

  • Experience/proficiency in design skills in Autodesk products and other computer-aided design software
  • Associates Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience working at an architectural or design firm
  • A strong technical background in a variety of different building materials
  • The ability to ideate quickly through verbal communication, hand sketches and 3D models
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