WAAC Job Board

Jobs and Internships at Local Firms

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Wouter Boer Architects

Posted October 6, 2021
Wouter Boer Architects
1739 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC, 20009

Entry-Level Architect
Full-Time, 40-45 Hours per Week
Immediate

Wouter Boer Architects is a design-led studio focused on providing innovative solutions to architecture that enhance the quality of life. The firm concentrates on architecture and interior design, has been widely published in leading architecture and design magazines, and is the proud recipient of numerous awards. We are seeking an individual to join our Washington D.C. team, who must have the following skills:

  • Proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD LT, and SketchUp
  • A highly-motivated attitude, ability to work in a collaborative environment, and genuine interest in modern architecture
  • Experience with construction documents, specification, and administration is a plus
  • Prior experience in residential architecture is a plus

Check out our website wouter-boer.com and apply at mail@wouter-boer.com with your resume and portfolio.

Cathleen Curtin Architects

Posted September 22, 2021
Cathleen Curtin Architects
501 Princess Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Intern Architect
Part-Time
Immediate

Our award-winning Old Town practice specializing in custom single-family residential design, renovations, and additions is seeking a highly organized individual to assist the principal in all project phases.

Revit 2020+ skills required. Construction knowledge and document prep experience a plus. To apply, e-mail a letter of interest and resume to Cathleen Curtin at cathleen@cathleencurtinarchitects.com

MW Architects, LLC

Posted September 21, 2021
MW Architects, LLC
761C Monroe Street, Suite 201
Herndon, VA 20170

Architectural/Engineering Forensic Intern
Full-Time, 40 Hours per Week
Immediate

MW Architects is a young and growing architectura firm based in historic downtown Herndon. We provide design services to various clients throughout the DC Metro Area and other locations throughout the US. We are looking for someone with strong working knowledge of Revit. If you have any experience with 3d point clouds, please make note of it. We are a multi-discipline architectural firm with a wide array of work from residential to commercial to forensic architecture.

General Responsibilities:

  • Prepare project construction drawings in Revit
  • Coordinate to ensure all plan packages are complete (construction drawing sets, shop drawings, structural drawings, county’s cover sheets, etc.)
  • Provide plan distribution to construction, purchasing, sales and marketing staff
  • Ensure timely publication of status reports
  • Maintain online revit documents
  • Adhere to project schedules
  • Prepare drawings in compliance with applicable building codes (i.e., 2018 IRC/IBC, 2018 VUSBC, some 2018 IRC experience preferred) and permit submittal requirements (for counties in and adjacent to Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia)
  • Exhibit a solid understanding of architectural details for single family, duplex, and town home construction, as well as some understanding of commercial construction
  • Visit job sites that have been damaged by fire or storms and investigate how to return the structure back to pre-loss condition
  • Adhere to and promote the mission, vision, and values of MW Architects “architecture with a scaled and constructive approach”

Apply to michaelw@mwarchitects.com

Thomas French Architect, P.C.

Posted September 7, 2021
Thomas French Architect, P.C.
6710 Whittier Avenue
McLean, VA 22101

Intern Architect
Full-Time
Immediate

Our award-winning residential practice seeks an ambitious, versatile design professional to join our creative team. We provide competitive salaries and benefits, project diversity, and professional responsibility in a collaborative and comfortable work environment.

Requirements:

  • Professional degree in architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch)
  • Licensure, or intent to pursue licensure
  • Strong communication skills, with a design-oriented, self-motivated personality
  • A desire to master architectural design, documentation, detailing, building materials, and codes
  • Residential experience preferred
  • Experience with ArchiCAD a positive
  • Structural or construction experience a plus

This position’s responsibilities will include management of all phases of construction documents. Interested candidates should send a resume and examples of work to Linda Khan, Office Manager, at linda@thosfrench.com

Thomas French Architect, P.C.

Posted September 7, 2021
Thomas French Architect, P.C.
6710 Whittier Avenue
McLean, VA 22101

Architect
Full-Time
Immediate

Our award-winning residential practice seeks an ambitious, versatile design professional to join our creative team. We provide competitive salaries and benefits, project diversity, and professional responsibility in a collaborative and comfortable work environment.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of architectural experience with a professional degree in architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch)
  • Registered architect, or intent to pursue licensure
  • Strong communication skills, with a design-oriented, self-motivated personality
  • A desire to master architectural design, documentation, detailing, building materials, and codes
  • Experience with ArchiCAD a positive
  • Structural or construction experience a plus

This position’s responsibilities will include management of all phases of construction documents. Interested candidates should send a resume and examples of work to Linda Khan, Office Manager, at linda@thosfrench.com

Convene Architecture

Posted August 30, 2021
Convene Architecture
109 Harvard Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Project Architect
Full-Time
Immediate

Are you looking for a creative and supportive work environment where you can grow in your project architecture role? Are you seeking a collaborative team where you can work on quality projects and stretch your design, technical, and management skills? Consider joining Convene Architecture and our innovative and diverse team, where everyone has the opportunity to connect with clients and builders, and create homes that last a lifetime. We are seeking a candidate with more than five years of related experience, with professional licensure or certification and a relevant degree in architecture preferred.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A team player who brings passion, creativity, an eye for detail, and dedication to all they do
  • Experienced in single-family residential design, particularly the construction documents phase
  • Excited about mentoring colleagues and rising/growing architects
  • Experienced with AutoCAD and Sketchup

We offer an excellent salary and benefits; a supportive and inclusive work environment; a wide range of experiences in all phases of design; a remote work environment; and flexibility. If you are interested in this position, please include a brief cover letter, relevant samples of work, and your resume in an e-mail to info@convenearchitecture.com with the subject line “Project Architect Position.” We look forward to hearing from you!

Stoiber+Associates

Posted August 18, 2021
Stoiber+Associates
1621 Connecticut Avenue NW, #200
Washington, DC 20009

Project Architect (Multiple Positions)
Full-Time
Immediate

Our small, full-service architecture and interior design firm with offices in Washington, DC and Chicago has openings for project architects. These positions will provide an opportunity to develop and inspire diverse projects of many types and scales. While our firm has never specialized in any one project type, our portfolio represents a balanced mix of commercial and housing work. The studio is energetic, interactive, close-knit, and innovative.

Project architects who thrive in this office:

  • Demonstrate the ability to collaborate effectively – both leading and supporting multiple projects simultaneously
  • Remain organized throughout the evolution of each phase of project design and its development
  • Are highly organized and clear/consistent in many modes of communication
  • Are proficient in the design, production, detailing, and assembly of project documents in all phases
  • Demonstrate expertise in Revit, AutoCAD, and all related graphic and business/communications software

Applicants should hold at least a B.Arch degree or equivalent experience including at least 2+ years in an architectural role within an architectural office setting. Registration is preferred, though not essential. If interested, please send a resume and/or portfolio to Jeff Stoiber at jstoiber@stoiberandassociates.com. We offer a full benefits package.

Sutton Yantis Associates Architects

Posted August 18, 2021
Sutton Yantis Associates Architects
8300 Boone Blvd., Suite 750
Vienna, VA 22182

Entry-Level Architect
Part-Time
Immediate

Our well-established, award-winning architecture firm in Tyson’s Corner is seeking an entry-level architect. Our work includes a wide array of projects ranging from planned community architecture to custom residential, commercial recreation facilities, and office retail.
 
A qualified candidate should possess:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Effective and accurate written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to learn in a professional environment
  • Self-motivation and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Fluency in AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Photoshop. Revit is a plus

 
This position offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package, along with a training program and professional career development. If interested and qualified, reply to SuttonYantisArch@syaa.com with a letter of introduction and resume.
 

Ricondo & Associates, Inc.

Posted August 2, 2021
Ricondo & Associates, Inc.
515 King Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Intern, 20-40 Hours per Week
or
Full-Time Consultant, 40 Hours per Week
Immediate

Ricondo is an equal opportunity, full-service aviation/airport consulting firm. We are seeking self-motivated individuals with an intellectual curiosity for technical challenges. Candidates should be strategic, independent thinkers who enjoy working in a team environment across multiple disciplines. Joining our team of aviation consultants provides opportunities for individuals to assist in determining the future of the largest and fastest-growing airports around the world. Qualified candidates will possess a degree in architecture, engineering, planning, or a similar field. Candidates should demonstrate proficiency in documentation and presentation media (e.g., AutoCAD, Civil 3D and/or Revit, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint). Candidates must also demonstrate working knowledge of MS Excel. Prior experience with an architecture, engineering, planning, or similar firm is preferred but not required. Currently, we are looking for team members in various fields of interest including the following. 1) Facilities Planning: performing concept development, advanced planning, and implementation of aviation programs, projects, and studies. Passenger facilities planning includes terminals, concourses, intermodal and transportation facilities. 2) Visualization and Rendering: creating illustrative representations of conceptual planning ideas. Images include interior passenger spaces, campus land-use, and diagrammatic processes. 3) Simulation Modeling: conducting dynamic modeling and analytics of people movement within a virtual environment. Modeling uses simulation software to understand the spatial impact to passengers and processes.

Ricondo has had several successful interns from the WAAC and currently employs two alumni. Located only a few blocks from the WAAC, we offer flexible working hours for our student interns. We are also looking for recent graduates to hire as entry-level consultants. Full-time team members have an industry-leading benefits package including no out-of-pocket premium costs for medical, dental, and vision, as well as a generous paid time-off program. We are 100-percent employee-owned offering a 401(K) company match and profit sharing to eligible employees. Apply at ricondo.com/careers and visit for more current information regarding career opportunities. Contact Suzette Moore at smoore@ricondo.com with any questions.

The SLAM Collaborative

Posted July 7, 2021
The SLAM Collaborative
80 Glastonbury Blvd.
Glastonbury, CT 06033 (Potential for Other Office Locations)

Entry-Level Architecture or Landscape Architecture Staff
Full-Time, 40 Hours per Week
Immediate

Our firm is a multi-disciplinary practice including architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, structural engineering, and construction services. In addition to our headquarters near Hartford, CT, we have offices in Boston, Providence, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Orlando, Iowa City, Denver, and Los Angeles. Our market sectors include higher ed, K-12 education, corporate, healthcare, judicial, and sports facilities. We are looking to hire full-time, especially in the areas of architecture (in nearly all of our offices nation-wide) and landscape architecture (in our Glastonbury, CT office) For architectural staff, we are specifically looking for someone entry-level with interest in pre-design and programming for our higher education clients.

E-mail Karen Parzych at kparzych@slamcoll.com for more information, and learn more about us at www.slamcoll.com

Conkey Architects

Posted July 1, 2021
Conkey Architects
325 North Patrick Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Architect
Part-Time or Full-Time, 20-40 Hours per Week
Immediate

We are a small architecture firm in Old Town, Alexandria that specializes in custom residential and small commercial projects. We’re seeking a motivated, quick learner to work on a variety of aspects of project delivery, from schematic design to construction observation. Applicants must be very proficient with 2D AutoCAD drafting (showing examples of work), have some experience with the production of construction documents, and be able to quickly learn and adapt to established patterns of project delivery. A good sense of graphic design and knowledge of building materials/interior design is a plus.

Telework is a possibility, and the position can be from 20 – 40 hours per week contingent on the final agreement. Pay will be on an hourly basis and will be dependent on the applicant’s skills/abilities. Please send resumes to Karen Conkey at kconkey@conkeyarchitects.com.

Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects

Posted June 4, 2021
Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects, PC
One Park Place, Suite 250
Annapolis, MD 21401

Junior Architect or Interior Designer
Full-Time
Immediate

Seeking candidates with exceptional organizational and communication skills. Design and presentation experience is desirable; experience with AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, and Adobe CC is a plus. Must be very fluent in Revit. Please email resumes and work samples to Adel Nur, AIA, LEED AP (BD+C) at careers@bigwaha.com.