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Project Architect

Posted Wednesday, February 3


Doran Companies




Doran Companies is seeking a full-time Project Architect or Architectural Project Coordinator for its corporate office in Bloomington, MN. The successful candidate should possess 10-15 years of experience, with a focus in the Construction Administration process and hold a professional degree in Architecture and be licensed in the state of Minnesota.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Develop design, construction documents and specifications for projects • Interpret design concept and translate them into workable construction systems • Evaluate alternatives to develop cost effective solutions • Maintain quality technical and design control • Develop construction details and research architectural materials and systems • Deliver complete, accurate and coordinated project documentation. 

• Work independently or with design team to complete projects with fast-paced schedules • Coordinate with clients and consultants to oversee accurate and timely completion of construction documents • Research and coordinate materials and products for project specifications • Impellent all local, state and federal applicable building codes, constructability and architectural standards of practice • Conduct site observations and prepare site inventory documentation. 

• Participate in all aspects of construction administration related activities (in office and on site) • Lead/Mentor production staff Qualifications • Bachelors or master’s degree in Architecture and professional license preferred • 8+ years of Project Architect experience within the architecture and construction field • Strong understanding and knowledge of building codes, zoning regulations, building construction, building systems and site requirements. 

• Ability to provide efficient and elegant design solutions • High level of conceptual creativity, innovative thinking and problem solving • Strong graphical and presentation skills • Excellent communication skills and ability to have a solid working relationship with clients • Proficient in Revit • Work history in multi-family and senior housing Benefits • Competitive salary package • Paid time off • Excellent medical, dental insurance and vision insurance • Life and disability insurance • 401(k) Savings Plan • Profit sharing


Alison Holzerland