Power Engineers Architectural Designer in Tacoma, Washington

Architectural Designer



Department:PAC Architecture Group


Architectural Designer - Federal Facilities

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:

POWER Engineers, Inc. - Facilities Division is growing and we are currently seeking a talented Architectural Designer to join our award winning team. POWER specializes in Federal, Industrial/ Food, and Healthcare facility design. We are responsible leaders with a focus on the future providing functional and high performance buildings with controlled environments. The goal of our highly dedicated staff is to deliver the best possible projects and experience for our clients, users and communities through the integration of responsible design practices and the sustainable ideals of LEED and LEAN design. A major component of our design process is the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) as an integrated collaboration tool communicating 3-D design to our project teams, owners and construction professionals. POWER is a relationship based consulting firm growing long term partnerships with our clients and team.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has the ability to manage and coordinate multiple small to large scale projects simultaneously

  • Coordinates between multiple disciplines to develop overall building design as well as architectural scope including egress, building code, life safety regulations, and sustainability (if required)

  • Writes and edits architectural building specifications including Divisions 0 and 1

  • Actively manages projects to meet client budgets, schedules, and programs; project communication and documentation; and office administrative tasks

  • Leads other disciplines to perform ongoing detailed design coordination checks and formal document reviews of all discipline deliverables on multi-discipline projects

  • Provides excellent customer service and demonstrates client relationship skills, including fostering new clients, aligning and supporting existing clients and a true ability to connect and deliver what a client needs to bring them true value in our services

Required Education/Experience

  • Experience using REVIT in a construction and/or architectural firm setting

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in various phases of design simultaneously

  • Ability to coordinate project efforts, administrative and technical, to assure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

Desired Education/Experience

  • Experience with Industrial, Food Manufacturing, Healthcare, or Federal Facilities

Experience with tilt up and precast concrete and pre-engineered metal building construction

  • Minimum two years’ experience using REVIT, AUTOCAD, Navisworks, or other comparable CADD software packages in a construction or architectural firm setting

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.