We are always looking for the right people to add to our team!

 

We pride ourselves on the quality and accuracy of our professional services. If you are a detail-oriented person who knows the importance of getting things right while meeting project deadlines this might be the place for you.  CKJT is an experience-based firm that requires all our staff to contribute to our team in a way that supports our collective knowledge and maintains our reputation for quality. 
We offer competitive benefits, including health insurance, 401k contributions, paid vacation, paid sick leave, and educational opportunities.  Advancement is likely with proven abilities. 

Please send a Portfolio and Resume including the following to ckjt@ckjt.com:

  • What kind of position you are seeking,

  • Why you think you would be a good addition to our team,

  • Education & Certifications, States Licensed in. 

  • Architectural Experience (years / type of projects / responsibilities),

  • Drafting, Rendering, and other programs you are proficient in,

  • Your Hobbies, Organizations you belong to,

  • What you hope to gain by working here.

Intern Architect Position:

 

As an Intern Architect, you'll work as part of an experience-based, highly interactive architectural team providing project support to the principals and licensed architects. Each day, you'll participate in the architectural design process of municipal/commercial facilities and help develop alternative solutions and presentation graphics used to communicate concepts to the client. You'll also support schematic design, design development, construction document phase, and construction phase activities. 


Interns have the opportunity to attend construction site visits, attend lunch and learns, and participate in design critiques. The primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following and may be reconsidered by management at any time.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. The completion of a four-year undergraduate program in Architecture. 

  2. Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Excel, and Microsoft Word. 

  3. Ability to communicate effectively and develop professional relationships within a variety of disciplines. 

  4. Maintaining timely, effective, and honest communications with management and clients. 

  5. Participating in personal and company growth as a cooperative and creative member of the team, openly accepting other responsibilities as requested by management.

  6. Openly discussing the company and/ or project concerns before taking action. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Assisting in field verifications/measurement & record documentation. 

  2. Product research and document preparation. 

  3. Knowledge and experience in the design of building envelope systems using common building materials. 

  4. Ability to generate ideas creatively in design development and presentation production. 

  5. Strong working knowledge of Photoshop and Sketch-up, V-Ray. 

  6. Knowledge and experience in preparation of preliminary design documents and contract documents (including construction drawings and specifications) 

  7. Experience reviewing contractor submittals and providing construction follow-up.

  8. Attending staff and client meetings as requested. 

Project Architect Opportunity:

 

We are seeking a Project Architect with commercial project experience to join our team. This position supports projects throughout the development of architectural design, details, and preparation of contract documents.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support resolution of design challenges during schematic design, design development, and construction documents phases.

  • Collaborate with the Principal Architects: recognize issues; communicate impact; seek clarity as needed to complete work. 

  • Collaborate with project A&E team to ensure design intent and conformance to quality assurance, quality control, and best practices.

  • Guide and mentor junior staff assigned to the project.

  • Participate in project reviews regarding project costs, budgets, and adherence to schedules.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD drafting software. 

  • Currently licensed as a Registered Architect in Washington State.

  • Five (5) years of professional experience in the full practice of Architecture.

  • Intermediate knowledge of zoning codes and building codes and their implications for design.

  • Proficient knowledge of construction terminology and methods. 

  • Maintain firm-wide documentation procedures and standards
     

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in Photoshop & SketchUp.

  • Knowledge of sustainability, integrated design, and LEED guidelines a must; LEED Certified a plus.

  • NCARB Certificate Holder.