Project Architect (All Levels)

Project Architect (All Levels)

  • Full Time
  • Truckee
  • $89,856 - $116,688 Annually USD / Year
12242 Business Park Drive, Suite 19, Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 583-9222
About JKAE

At JKAE, we believe that lifestyle and great design go hand-in-hand. With three offices in California (Auburn, Truckee and San Jose) and one office in Nevada (Reno), we are strategically grounded in locations that offer our team various levels of projects that challenge the intellect as well as provide opportunity to deliver innovative design and engineering solutions. If you decide to practice the art of Architecture or Engineering with JKAE, you will be joining an award-winning team while simultaneously enjoying the beautiful Sierra Nevada or Bay Area. We are community-oriented and family-focused. If you are looking to join a great firm, work with a staff that is energetic and motivated, and seek excellent benefits, JKAE is the place for you. We would be excited to review your qualifications if you feel you are a match for this position.


An immediate full-time position is available for a Project Architect in our Truckee office with a primary focus on residential, multi-family housing and resort projects. Candidates must be committed to design excellence, interested in the craft of architecture and building, and capable of producing a strong set of construction documents in Revit and/or AutoCAD.


  • Create and Manage design and construction documents in Revit and AutoCAD.
  • Assist in the design documentation process working directly with Project Managers and other designers.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and experience in coordinating with architectural team, clients, consultants, and contractors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture & Architect licensure in good standing
  • At least 8 years of relevant architectural work experience.
  • Residential architectural design experience through all design phases preferred with an understanding and knowledge of the materials and detailing.
  • Resort, hospitality, and recreational project experience a plus.
  • Design skills that will engage with our IMAGINE | DESIGN | BUILD studio approach.
  • Proficiency in Revit with minimum 5 years hands-on experience
  • Proficiency in Navisworks a plus.
  • Proficiency in SketchUp, Photoshop and InDesign a plus.
  • Experience in contract administration a plus.
  • Experience with commercial or institutional projects a plus.
  • Working knowledge of building codes and regulations, including ADA and Title 24.
  • Experience with Sustainable design. LEED AP a plus.
  • Strong technical aptitude, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Effective written, graphic, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate and oversee project team members and have FUN!

Actual offered salary for this position varies, depending on candidate’s qualification, education, position knowledge, work experience, skills, ability, work location, and internal incumbent compensation for similar roles. We do not anticipate individuals hired into this position will start at or near the top half of the range listed; the decision will be based on each individual case. Salary range listed does not include other compensation elements such as discretionary bonus opportunities, paid time off, medical insurance, and other wage and benefit opportunities.

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