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Development One, Inc. Architecture Career Opportunities

If you are looking for a purpose driven career in Architecture, look no further!  At Development One, we have the privilege of working with a wide range of clients and projects. For instance, we frequently work on NASA, JPL, the Air Force, aviation, aerospace, and government facilities.   As a result, our team members are energized to come to work every day.


Working at Development One

Career Opportunities

We have a set of core values that guide all of the firm’s efforts:

  • Visionary
  • Service Excellence
  • Quality Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Purpose Driven
  • Mission Driven

At Development One, we are passionate about our work, and place great value on a team-oriented culture. We support this philosophy with fun company sponsored team-building events, and opportunities for community involvement.  We promote a healthy work/life balance, and offer a competitive benefit & compensation package which includes:

  • Paid time Off (PTO) and 8 Paid Holidays (Includes 2 Floating Holidays)
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 401k
  • Innovation Bonus
  • Annual Bonus (tied to company performance)
  • Professional Development Seminars and more

Current Openings:


Architectural Project Manager

Development One is offering an opportunity to join our team and be a part of a fast-growing firm.  You will help support our growth with innovative ideas, a strong work ethic and leadership skills.

In our Project Manager position you will quickly master our design standards and quality control practices. With the guidance of the senior staff, you will build relationships with our clients, and exemplify the firm’s strong culture of service.

Keep Reading If:

YOU ARE A PURPOSE-DRIVEN INDIVIDUAL. You get excited when your work makes a difference in society. You thrive on managing multiple aspects of projects in a dynamic environment while meeting deadlines and budget requirements.

YOU ARE A VISIONARY SELF-STARTER. You take initiative to think up new ideas and solutions and implement them strategically and effectively. You have a strong desire to contribute, and will support projects with a “nothing is too small” attitude. You go above and beyond to improve upon a client’s ideas and bring their project to life.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:

Within the first 30 days and ongoing:

  • Learn Development One’s services, team roles, processes and quality control procedures
  • Ask the right questions to gain confidence and knowledge about how to manage core responsibilities

By 90-days and ongoing:

  • Spearhead projects, lead a team of architects, job captains, and consultants on a variety of project types including office, courthouses, aviation and aerospace facilities, data centers, and laboratories
  • Understand the quality control program with nuances specific to Development One as documented in the standards manual
  • Fully utilize AutoCAD and Revit software and can confidently contribute to design documents as necessary
  • Oversee and assist the team in the production of presentations and construction documents

By 6 to 9 months and ongoing:

  • Smoothly execute the basic steps and processes of running a project; able to interpret the Statement of Work, create and set up a schedule, and know which parties are needed to be involved in the project in conjunction with our oversight
  • Communicate on behalf of the client, gain an understanding of their goals and ensure their implementation
  • Embrace and practice our core values: Visionary, Service Excellence, Quality Accountability, Integrity, Purpose Driven, Mission Driven
  • Highly engaged and involved with projects and support others when needed to accomplish a common goal to provide our clients with exceptional service
  • With both the client and firm’s best interests at heart, conduct site observations and construction administration services to ensure that the project is being built as designed

12 months and ongoing:

  • Utilize technical knowledge and management skills to successfully plan, direct and monitor all aspects of projects; able to manage 3-4 projects and provide support and assistance to other projects
  • Monitor and track project progress, budget, and be responsible for the overall project performance
  • Participate in the implementation of design standards and quality control procedures to accurately complete all technical documents necessary
  • Anticipate needs for projects and proactively prepare for any possible problems in a diplomatic and strategic way
  • Show continued growth and enthusiasm to provide the clients with exceptional service

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, EDUCATION:

  • Architectural degree from a U.S. accredited college/university required
  • 5+ years of experience in the architecture industry required
  • 3+ years of project management experience required
  • Architecture licensure a plus, or willingness to actively pursue licensure
  • Proven experience in institutional or government architectural field a plus
  • Working knowledge and experience with AutoCAD and Revit

Job Captain

Development One is offering an opportunity to join our team and be a part of a fast-growing firm supporting our growth with innovative ideas, a strong work ethic and architectural skills.

In our Job Captain position, you will learn our design standards and quality control practices. With the guidance of the senior staff, you will apply your skills on our projects and exemplify the firm’s strong culture of service.

 Keep Reading If:

YOU ARE A PURPOSE-DRIVEN INDIVIDUAL. You get excited when your work makes a difference in society. You thrive on working on multiple aspects of projects in a dynamic environment.

YOU ARE A SELF-STARTER. You take initiative to think up new ideas and solutions and implement them strategically and effectively. You have a strong desire to contribute, and will support projects with a “nothing is too small” attitude. You go above and beyond to support our design team and bring our clients’ project to life.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:

Within the first 30 days and ongoing:

  • Learn Development One’s services, team roles, processes and quality control procedures
  • Asks the right questions to gain confidence and knowledge about how to perform your job duties

By 90-days and ongoing:

  • Work with guidance from a project manager on a variety of project types including office, courthouses, aviation and aerospace facilities, data centers, and laboratories.
  • Understand and work within the structure of the Development One quality control program.
  • Utilize AutoCAD and Revit software to prepare design and construction documents.
  • Contribute to project research, code analysis, programming, and presentations.

By 6 to 9 months and ongoing:

  • Embrace and practice our core values: Visionary, Service Excellence, Quality Accountability, Integrity, Purpose Driven, Mission Driven
  • Highly engaged and involved with projects and support others when needed to accomplish a common goal to provide our clients with exceptional service

12 months and ongoing:

  • Utilize technical knowledge and design skills to support projects; able to contribute to 3-4 projects concurrently
  • Show continued growth and enthusiasm to provide the clients with exceptional service

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, EDUCATION:

  • Architectural degree from a U.S. accredited college/university required
  • 3+ years of experience in the architecture industry required
  • Licensure as an architect is not a requirement for this position, however, a willingness to actively pursue licensure is desired
  • Proven experience in institutional or government architectural field a plus
  • Working experience with AutoCAD and Revit in a professional production environment is required

If you are interested in any open positions, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected], or fill out the following form:

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