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Architect II at Chicago Downtown

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Vaccination Requirement

Please be aware that TranSystems requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Candidates must be fully vaccinated prior to their start date. TranSystems will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

We are excited to share that TranSystems has been recognized as a top 100 design firm by Engineering News-Record in 2021.   For more than 50 years, TranSystems has committed to a mission of performing engineering and architectural planning, design, and construction solution services in a manner that is both safe and in compliance with all applicable regulatory and client requirements.  At TranSystems, we have established and continue to nurture a culture that is committed to providing quality services for our clients.  We’re looking for top talent to grow with our firm.


What you'll be challenged to do:

Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard architectural techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptation and modifications.

General Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assures that the client shall receive the designs and opinions described in the contract between the firm and the client, and that the cost of the project shall be within established

  • Occasionally represents the organization in meetings to resolve important questions, plan and coordinate

  • Prepares design and construction documents and generates thoughtful solutions to architectural problems.

  • Coordinates with engineering disciplines.

  • Performs product research; assists with material selections.

  • Advanced knowledge of building codes and ability to research and apply/incorporate into technical documents.

  • Works in app project phases from design to delivery.

  • Demonstrates initiative and independent judgment in performing work

  • Perform Construction Administration including reviewing submittals (shop drawings, product data, and samples) to deliver initial design int Attends on-site visits, field reviews, and project meetings and documents appropriately.

  • Performs architectural assignments under direction but not immediate supervision.

  • Ability to create and maintain project records.

  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state

  • Keeps manager's informed of workload and any changes in project scope or additional

  • Development of management skills.


What you bring to our firm:

  • Bachelors degree in Architecture from a NAAB accredited college or university

  • At least 5 years related experience

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

  • 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

  •  General ability to solve practical problems which may occur and/or know when to seek direction from supervisor. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Registration as a licensed Architect normally required. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED) certification required.

  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, SketchUp, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

What we’d prefer for you to bring to our firm:

  • Masters degree in Architecture from a NAAB accredited college or university

  • 5-9 years related experience

  • Bluebeam, BIM360 (Autodesk Build), Revit Dynamo, VRay for Revit, Rhino, Adobe InDesign, ProCore, ProjectWise, and OneDrive

TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

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