Careers at SchenkelShultz

SchenkelShultz has achieved design excellence since our inception in 1958 as a full service architectural firm specializing in education, aviation, community and municipal facilities design. Below are detailed descriptions of available positions within the firm. For confidential consideration, please download and complete our Employment Application and send to dlaggan@schenkelshultz.com along with your resume and sample of work. No phone calls please.

 

Education Project Architect

SchenkelShultz, a 61-year old architecture firm that has been consistently ranked as a top design firm by both ENR-Southeast and Building Design + Construction, is seeking a Project Architect in our Orlando office. Our educational design portfolio totals more than 55 million SF of projects, including K-12 and higher education buildings. SchenkelShultz has been a leader in the design of 21st century educational learning environments for the past 20 years totaling more than 6.7 million SF of 21st century schools. This experience includes more than 2 million SF of international schools in Germany, Japan and Puerto Rico.

 

SchenkelShultz has a strong culture rooted in trust, integrity, professionalism and desire to achieve design excellence.  Our team consists of talented, dedicated people who share the same enthusiasm and sense of pride.  We are searching for a passionate, technically-proficient Education Project Architect with a strong appreciation for design excellence to be an integral team member in our rapidly growing education market. Responsibilities and qualifications we are searching for include:

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with project presentations and creative design solutions at the schematic level of design with Project Manager’s guidance.
  • Ability to interact with clients and demonstrate communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient at executing design development and construction documentation phases of work that are consistent with project goals and objectives with minimal oversight by Project Manager.
  • Ability to communicate ideas using SketchUp, Revit and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • General knowledge of major building systems and ability to proactively lead coordination with engineers to maintain design intent and project goals.
  • Ability to research building materials, product selection and coordinate specifications with firm’s specifications writer.
  • Assist construction administrator assigned to project with review/process of submittals/RFIs, job site visits and attend some meetings as part of learning process.

 

Qualifications:

  • Professional degree in architecture from an accredited program with State of Florida architectural license or ability to become licensed within a year, preferred.
  • 5+ years minimum of relevant (education preferred) experience in an architectural office.
  • Proactive individual with a sense of urgency to multi-task on multiple projects and assignments with flexibility to work in collaborative environment with a team and independently.
  • Strong graphic skills and technical capability to critically think through the development of a design into documentation, knowledge of drawing standards, and some understanding of code requirement/compliance.
  • Excellent communication skills and highly organized individual.
  • Proficient in: Revit, SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, PowerPoint, MS Office & Outlook, and some understanding of CAD preferred.

 

A salary fully commensurate with experience and credentials will be accompanied by a complete fringe benefit package, including 401(k), insurance options, vacation, among others.

Public Safety Project Architect

SchenkelShultz, is looking for a passionate, self-starter, technically-proficient Public Safety Project Architect with a strong appreciation for design excellence.  Candidate must be proficient in development of construction documents including drawings and specifications with the ability to take minimal instruction and go forward with projects or project components.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to interact with clients and demonstrate communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient at executing design development and construction documentation phases of work that are consistent with project goals and objectives with minimal oversight by Project Manager.
  • Responsible for monitoring of scope, schedule and budget on architectural aspects of projects.
  • Responsible for developing architectural work plans and tasking, supervision and mentoring of assigned project personnel.
  • Ability to communicate ideas using SketchUp, Revit and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • General knowledge of major building systems and ability to proactively lead coordination with engineers to maintain design intent and project goals.
  • Provide assigned collateral duties relative to the operation of the team.
  • Perform code analysis.
  • Ability to research building materials, product selection and coordinate specifications with firm’s specifications writer.
  • Assist construction administrator assigned to project with review/process of submittals/RFIs, job site visits and attend some meetings as part of learning process.

 

Qualifications:

  • Professional degree in architecture or Masters of Architecture degree from an accredited program is required.
  • Individuals with State of Florida architectural license or ability to become licensed within a year are preferred.
  • 7+ years minimum of relevant (Justice, Municipal, Law Enforcement, Public Safety and Government experience preferred) in an architectural office.
  • Proactive individual with a sense of urgency to multi-task on multiple projects and assignments with flexibility to work in collaborative environment with a team and independently.
  • Strong graphic skills and technical capability to critically think through the development of a design into documentation, knowledge of drawing standards, and some understanding of code requirement/compliance.
  • Excellent communication skills and highly organized individual.

 

A salary fully commensurate with experience and credentials will be accompanied by a complete fringe benefit package, including 401(k), insurance options, vacation, among others.

Marketing & Proposal Lead

SchenkelShultz is looking to hire an experienced, detail-oriented individual to lead the SchenkelShultz Marketing Team’s effort in the production of quality proposals and marketing materials. The Marketing & Proposal Lead will work in partnership with the Director of Business Development (BD) to ensure alignment with business development goals. Special emphasis will be placed on the ability to think critically in order to customize all components of a proposal in response to the criteria of each specific pursuit.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the effort to produce high-quality proposals, in concert with supporting team members. This includes producing tailored resumes, project profile sheets, etc. in Adobe Indesign, as well as working closely with the architectural and BD team to write custom responses to address the specific criteria of each pursuit.
  • Work in the Deltek Vision, marketing database to enter and maintain opportunities, client and project information
  • Create and maintain standard marketing collateral, including project profile sheets, project imagery, etc.
  • Conduct online research (reviewing news articles, client budgets, etc) to gather information on targeted project pursuits

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong writing skills, including an ability to edit the work of others
  • Ability to juggle multiple deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to manage people and projects
  • Proficient in: Adobe Indesign and Photoshop, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

A salary fully commensurate with experience and credentials will be accompanied by a complete fringe benefit package, including 401(k), insurance options, vacation, among others.