Project Architect (10-15 years of experience)

BBT Architects, Inc. Published: September 11, 2017
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BBT Architects, Inc. believes extraordinary projects are the result of client-centered collaboration. Our design process is based on principles of exploration, innovation and sustainability. We listen to our clients to understand their aspirations as well as their challenges. For over 40 years, BBT has been designing public, commercial, and educational buildings from our firm in Bend, Oregon.


We have an opening for a full-time Project Architect who is passionate about design and takes ownership of design concept development. The position requires 10-15 years of experience and a professional degree in architecture. Successful candidates will demonstrate leadership and organizational skills in their ability to execute a project and represent the firm with clients. The ability to communicate to the project team and adjust to changing project requirements is critical. Excellent design, technical, written, and verbal communication skills are essential. K-12 education and/or higher education experience is a plus.


  • Manage projects from initial programming through construction completion
  • Supervise staff for design and drafting / detailing of schematic, design development, and construction documents
  • Prepare and issue project documents (proposals, conditions reports, project manuals, meeting minutes, etc.)
  • Manage interface with contractors from early pricing to bidding, through construction completion
  • Communication and coordination with architectural team, contractor, consultants, building owner and/or representative
  • Contract administration (scope, schedule and budget management) 


  • Required: Advanced modeling, drafting, and technical skills in Revit
  • Proficient: AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite; Sketch-up experience is a plus
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects with attention to detail
  • Highly developed design, technical, and documentation skills
  • Ability to produce fully detailed and thoroughly coordinated construction documents
  • Experience with construction administration and working with contractors
  • Direct experience communicating with clients, consultants, and regulatory agencies
  • Working knowledge of building and zoning codes
  • ADA & ANSI knowledge
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Experience on large commercial and institutional preferred


  • 10-15 years of relevant experience in an architecture firm (including a minimum of 4 years in a role for Project Architect)
  • A professional degree from an accredited architecture program
  • License to practice Architecture in the State of Oregon
  • K-12 or higher education experience is a plus 


Our culture is team oriented and collaborative. We value hardworking people who are fun to work with and who have a positive impact on those around them. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Benefit package includes health and dental insurance, life insurance, optional cafeteria plan, retirement plan with company contributions, and flexible summer hours Memorial Day through Labor Day. To learn more about BBT, please visit us at 


Please send a cover letter stating availability, resume, and work samples in a single PDF of no more than 10 mb to, with “Project Architect” in the subject line.  We are an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

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