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Project Architect / Project Manager – Academic

Ratcliff’s Academic Practice is a regional leader in the planning and design of K-12,Higher Education and Civic projects throughout Northern California. We are seeking a Project Architect / Project Manager to join our team and contribute to positively transforming the built environment.


What You’ll Be Doing

  • Plan, design, and lead internal work for academic- and civic-focused projects throughout all phases
  • Coordinate     with external consultants and regulatory agencies
  • Write and edit architectural specifications
  • Perform QA/QC and technical reviews
  • Build knowledge and expertise of appropriate building codes and industry design standards
  • Participate in continued learning opportunities and efforts to improve efficiency


Who We’re Looking For

  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience in the technical production of architectural projects
  • Interest or experience with academic or civic projects
  • B.A. in Architecture, B. Arch, or equivalent required; M. Arch preferred
  • Architectural licensure, LEED accreditation is considered a plus
  • Must work well in a collaborative/integrated environment
  • Strong presentation and graphic abilities using Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe     Creative Cloud, Bluebeam, and Microsoft 365


Why Work at Ratcliff


Ratcliff is an Equal Opportunity Employer, conveniently located in Emeryville, California, just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco. We offer competitive compensation, retirement planning, profit sharing, and comprehensive medical benefits for employees and their eligible family members. We also provide paid time off, paid holidays, 16 Fridays off per year, and a flexible hybrid work schedule to ensure team members maintain a healthy work-life balance.


Salary Range: $100,000 - $120,000

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