Healthcare Drafter/Designer

January 30, 2018

PKA Architects
January 30, 2018
Job Type


Petersen Kolberg & Associates (PKA) is a regional architectural firm located in Portland, Oregon with a strong focus in the healthcare industry and a wide client base. We are currently seeking an experienced Drafter/Designer to work on our healthcare projects. The position requires CAD skills (Revit proficiency required), good communication skills, the ability to drive project delivery, and the ability to thrive in a team environment.

PKA Architects offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, 401(k) plan, profit sharing, and paid time off (PTO). Located near the intersection of Interstate 5 and Highway 217, PKA also offers a relaxed professional office environment with a wide variety of perks including free parking, located on bus routes, negotiable work schedule, and free coffee among others. Please visit our new website at for more information about who we are and the work we do.

The primary function of the Drafter/Designer is to participate in the efforts of the construction document production effort and to provide input relating to the production of quality contract documents based on job specific requirements. The Drafter/Designer may also play a role in construction administration by drafting addendum documents, ASI's, and coordinating shop drawing review and RFI responses. The Drafter/Designer will be meeting PKA expectations of the position by:

  • Production and completion of contract documents on schedule and within budget.
  • Delivering high quality drawings that can be easily interpreted by AHJ's and easily utilized by construction contractors.
  • Ability to coordinate effectively with project managers, job captains, and potentially consultants.
  • Be proactive about and assume responsibility for helping the team achieve success (on-time, on-budget, satisfied client).

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Experience working in an architectural firm. Prior experience working on healthcare projects a plus.
  • Knowledge of architectural detailing and current construction standards
  • Knowledge of building systems
  • Understanding of architectural design and related fields
  • Experience in Revit and other graphic and business software (AutoCAD) and their application in development of design through construction document packages. Sketch-Up proficiency would be valued as well.

It is also important to note that PKA is looking for motivated individuals interested in growing and expanding their career. Our goal would be to mentor and provide an opportunity to enhance a qualified candidate's skill set for future job responsibilities in the firm.

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