Architect I – Healthcare (GYE Support)

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Architect I – Healthcare (GYE Support)
Department: Guayaquil Studio 01
Location: Guayaquil, Edif Coloncorp Mezz 1
Job ID: 1466
Salary: $20000 – $25000 Per Year
Employee Referral Bonus: Employee Referral Eligible

Life at PE:

Perkins Eastman is a global design firm with expertise that covers all aspects of the built environment. With studios in 25 locations worldwide, we design for people, to enhance human experience and leave a lasting and positive impact on people’s lives and the world we inhabit.

We are an integrated firm with a professional roster that consists of architects, interior designers, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, graphic designers, construction specification writers, construction economists, environmental analysts, resiliency experts, traffic and transportation engineers, and several other professional disciplines.

The Opportunity:

Perkins Eastman Guayaquil office is searching for a talented (Architect II) who is ready to engage, learn, and contribute to a vibrant and active studio culture. This position, for an Architect, will provide an opportunity to work with integrated design teams on healthcare, projects of various sizes and complexity. The individual selected must possess the ability to react positively to a variety of design priorities, styles, and project delivery methods. Our approach is client-focused, and our employees thrive in a collaborative, responsive environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate as a team member in developing aesthetic and technical design, and the preparation of architectural design and construction documents including drawings and specifications.
  • Perform necessary construction administration services on the project.
  • Collaborate with the Principal in Charge, Project Architect and Project Manager.
  • Develop construction documents with some supervision from the PA or PM.
  • Participate in organizing the drawing and BIM modeling efforts.
  • Develop, check, and coordinate technical aspects of the design of projects, including compliance with Building and Life Safety codes and regulations.
  • Coordinate with consulting engineer’s documents and specifications.
  • Meet with clients and maintain excellent rapport.
  • Follow and focus on established standards for project production and review.
  • Keep Project Manager and Principal in Charge informed of progress or the need for assistance.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s (preferred) degree in Architecture (BArch/MArch) is required.
  • Architecture license is preferred.
  • LEED, EDAC or WELL accreditation required or is willing to pursue it in the next 12 months.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of practice and 2 years of experience in construction administration (submittal review, RFI response, ASI production and consultant coordination) is required.
  • Experience attending construction progress meetings and making decisions on-site.
  • Renovation experience is a plus.
  • Experience in healthcare projects is required.
  • Strong communication, graphic, organizational, technical, and written skills required.
  • Demonstrated experience in and readiness to lead the technical interior details of projects.
  • Proficient with Revit and Sketchup
  • Proficient with other software applications such as Bluebeam, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Detailing experience for Type 1 construction, construction administration experience
  • Proficient with construction management software such as Prolog and Newforma.


Salary Range: $20,000 to $25,000 annually.


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