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KDF Architecture, a Yakima, Washington firm, is looking for an Architect who has 5 or more years' experience in preparing construction documents. Knowledge of building systems and building codes essential.

Profile: Candidates with a passion for quality design who can demonstrate technical problem solving skills and detailing abilities are encouraged to apply. The organized self-motivated applicant communicates clearly with others.

Requirements: Architectural degree required. Five plus years recent experience (after degree earned) in an architectural firm working on educational, healthcare, or commercial projects in a team environment desired.

Skills and Expertise: Revit experienced required. AutoCAD familiarity preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience with 3D rendering and/or SketchUp (or comparable) is a plus.

Duties dependent on qualifications: Candidates will have a wide range of opportunities for professional growth. Working with the design team under a Project Manager, the candidate will be instrumental in preparing documents, specifications, elevations, and details for all phases primarily using Revit. AutoCAD may also be used at times. You will participate in designing and planning healthcare, commercial, residential, or educational buildings. May assist with consultant coordination. Construction phase responsibilities may include addendums, RFI's, on-site construction observation, change orders and other duties as required.

About KDF Architecture: Founded in 1973, KDF Architecture has a reputation for excellence. Our experience represents an appreciation for lifestyle workplace environments and energy conscious design. We are a medium size firm of individuals whose talents and skills complement and strengthen each other. The casual yet professional environment allows the candidate to work with talented, dedicated staff committed to highest level of client service and excellence in planning and design.

About Yakima: Yakima is situated in Washington State's wine country and fruit basket around 140 miles away from Seattle. With 300 days of sunshine annually, year-round recreational opportunities, and agricultural bounty, our Valley nurtures healthy lifestyles and offers rich experiences. The steady economy, affordable housing, superior medical facilities, and excellent educational opportunities make Yakima a great place to live.

Please email resume, examples of work, and professional references.