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Associate Director of Architecture | Washington D.C.

PVA Architecture, at the Paralyzed Veterans of America, is currently seeking an Associate Director of Architecture for its National Office. This is a unique opportunity to work with a small, fast paced architectural group within a Washington, DC based non-profit advocacy organization. The selected candidate would be responsible for advancing the organization’s mission by providing professional expertise in the field of architecture.

Job Duties

• Conducting reviews of VA design/ construction projects, particularly SCI centers for compliance with federal design standards.
• Preparing architectural analyses of VA projects and recommendations for corrective measures.
• Participating in site visits to VA facilities to assist in architectural assessments, presentations, and special studies.
• Participating in model building code meetings, hearing and task groups.
• Monitoring the development, modifications and revision of federal design standards.
• Providing analysis and recommendations for improved design standards.
• Providing timely and accurate technical assistance.
• Participating in chapter educational seminars as a speaker in accessible design.
• Assisting in architectural-related legal matters through expert advice, architectural analyses and site visits.
• Participating in research projects, special studies, and task groups on accessible design and healthcare architecture.
• Attending educational seminars, reviewing professional publications, participating in professional societies.
• Contributing articles for Paraplegia News, professional magazines and other publications.
• Participating in educational seminars and workshop about accessible design.
• Preparing written and graphic information for presentation to a range of audience.

Job Qualifications

• Must have a Bachelor of Architecture degree with 8 years experience minimum in design and construction. Must have a professional architectural license.
• Must be a licensed architect, currently registered by a state, territory, commonwealth, or the District of Columbia.
• Working knowledge of federal design standards (UFAS, ADAAG), national voluntary design standards (ANSI A117.1), International Building Code, and VA accessibility standards.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: careers@pva.org

Posted: 08.04.17


REVIT/BIM Specialist | Lititz

Looking for experienced architectural REVIT/BIM Specialist for our Lititz and Harrisburg offices to include BIM/REVIT planning and technical BIM-Revit support responsibilities. The position will help create and maintain custom tools, workflows, standards and train new and existing staff. Qualified candidates have at least 8+ years professional experience, degree in architecture and are fluent in delivering projects in REVIT.

Submit resume, cover letter and sample of design work to mlandis@beersltd.com.

Beers + Hoffman is an imaginative, community and environmentally minded architectural and Interiors firm located in Lancaster, Lititz, Lebanon and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. We take our 35 years of expertise and experience and provide our clients with responsive, collaborative solutions through an enjoyable team process. Our projects range in size from modest additions to new 200,000 sf. facilities. Sized just right to provide personal attention, we employ the latest technology to produce valued results. The firm fosters a culture of respect, encouragement and innovation.

Posted: 07.14.17


Sr. Interior Designer | Lititz/Harrisburg

Seeking Sr. Interior Designer to lead and assist in designing and managing projects in the firm’s Interior Design Department in our Harrisburg office. Qualifications include minimum 10 years experience in commercial interior design including senior/healthcare, K-12 and higher education. NCIDQ preferred. Qualified candidates have at least 10 years professional experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design.

Submit resume, cover letter and sample of design work to mlandis@beersltd.com.

Beers + Hoffman is an imaginative, community and environmentally minded architectural and Interiors firm located in Lancaster, Lititz, Lebanon and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. We take our 35 years of expertise and experience and provide our clients with responsive, collaborative solutions through an enjoyable team process. Our projects range in size from modest additions to new 200,000 sf. facilities. Sized just right to provide personal attention, we employ the latest technology to produce valued results. The firm fosters a culture of respect, encouragement and innovation.

Posted: 07.14.17


Project Architect/Designer | Lititz

Seeking an Architectural Designer with 20 years of experience, Responsibilities include all phases of design through construction administration phases, project management and client contact. Range of project types include Healthcare, Senior Living, Commercial and Educational projects. REVIT, AutoCAD, Sketch-Up experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Architecture required.

Job Duties include design, project management, and client relations. Qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and 20 years experience. Submit resume, cover letter and sample of design work to mlandis@beersltd.com.

Beers + Hoffman is an imaginative, community and environmentally minded architectural and Interiors firm located in Lancaster, Lititz, Lebanon and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. We take our 35 years of expertise and experience and provide our clients with responsive, collaborative solutions through an enjoyable team process. Our projects range in size from modest additions to new 200,000 sf. facilities. Sized just right to provide personal attention, we employ the latest technology to produce valued results. The firm fosters a culture of respect, encouragement and innovation.

Posted: 07.10.17


Project Architect/Manager – Educational Market | Lititz

Seeking a Licensed Architect with at least 8 years of experience in the managing projects in the educational market. Responsibilities include all phases of project management through construction administration, staff management and client contact. REVIT, AutoCAD, Sketch-Up experience.

Qualifications include Bachelors of Architecture, Architecture License, and minimum 8 years experience.  Submit resume, cover letter and sample of design work to mlandis@beersltd.com.

Beers + Hoffman is an imaginative, community and environmentally minded architectural and Interiors firm located in Lancaster, Lititz, Lebanon and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. We take our 35 years of expertise and experience and provide our clients with responsive, collaborative solutions through an enjoyable team process. Our projects range in size from modest additions to new 200,000 sf. facilities. Sized just right to provide personal attention, we employ the latest technology to produce valued results. The firm fosters a culture of respect, encouragement and innovation.

Posted: 07.10.17


Office & Property Manager | Lancaster

POSITION: Full-Time, Exempt, Salaried
HOURS: 40 per week (M-F, 8-5)
BENEFITS: Paid time off, Simple IRA company match, group health insurance, and group term life insurance
DESIRED START: Early July 2017

SUMMARY: Provides management for Tippetts/Weaver Architects office and Tippetts/Weaver Associates rentals. Responsibilities include bookkeeping, office administration, human resources, tenant relations, and building management. Three to five years of experience in office management is required, along with proficiency in Microsoft Office and Intuit QuickBooks.

RESPONSIBILITIES – T/W ARCHITECTS (approx. 30 hrs/wk):

  • BOOKKEEPING – Accounts Payable/Receivable, Banking, Client Billing, Client & Project Record Keeping, Employee Compensation & Time Records
  • OFFICE ADMINISTRATION – Autos, Equipment, Facilities, Insurances, Licenses, Dues, Subscriptions, Records, Software & Hardware, Supplies, Support, Vendors
  • HUMAN RESOURCES – Benefits, Events, New Hire Onboarding, Performance & Compensation, Planning & Policy

RESPONSIBILITIES – T/W ASSOCIATES (approx. 10 hrs/wk):

  • BOOKKEEPING – Accounts Payable/Receivable, Banking, Billing
  • TENANTS – Advertising, Showings, Applicant Selection, Leasing, Primary Contact, Rent Collection, Lease Violations & Evictions, Records
  • PROPERTIES – Improvements, Inspections, Insurance, Licenses, Dues, Subscriptions, Records, Rent & CAM Evaluations, Routine Maintenance, Supplies, Turnovers, Vendors/Subcontractors

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Three to five years of experience in office management
  • Familiarity with architecture/design and property management is beneficial
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Intuit QuickBooks. Ability to learn additional software
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to occasionally use personal vehicle for work (mileage is reimbursable)

Professional competencies including:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Consensus-building interpersonal approach
  • Self-motivation for quality and timeliness of work
  • Ethical and confidential handling of company information and assets
  • Managerial foresight and planning
  • Administrative organization and accuracy
  • Independent learning and problem-solving

Interested, qualified persons may submit a resume and letter of interest by email to Anna Sauder at asauder@tippettsweaver.com

Posted: 06.03.17


Architectural Technology Instructor | Lancaster

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Lancaster, PA announces an opening for a full time instructor in Architectural Technology. Beginning August 2017. Salary and rank for the position is determined on the basis of academic preparation and experience as projected on the Faculty Association contract.

The instructor will teach the first year courses of the program which include; fundamentals of architectural design, materials of construction, AutoCad and Revit, estimating, and professional practice, construction documents and presentation graphics. Other duties include; meeting with students outside of class time, fulfilling professional responsibilities of a full time faculty member, evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades, maintaining accurate academic records, and maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas.

Minimum requirements include an associate degree in architecture or closely related field, with an obligation to complete an appropriate baccalaureate degree within five years of employment. The candidate must also possess a minimum of five years professional experience. Two years of college level instruction (or adult education).

Preferred requirements include a bachelor’s degree in architecture or closely related field, eight or more years of related work experience, three or more years of college level instruction (or adult education), experience working with diverse populations, under-resourced groups, and first-generational students.

Application materials must include a cover letter, current resume and academic transcripts submitted to Susan Emswiler, HR Specialist, 750 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602. For best consideration, materials should be submitted by Monday, June 19, 2017 to emswiler@stevenscollege.edu.

Thaddeus Stevens College is an Affirmative Action and EEO Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For information about Stevens, visit the web site at www.stevenscollege.edu.

Posted: 06.02.17