Job Captain / Project Manager – Los Angeles, CA, US | Works

JKA is looking for a full-time Job Captain / Project Manager with 5 to 10 years of experience in the implementation of architectural projects. The candidate will have a first or second professional degree in architecture and a passion for construction and detailing.

JKA is a full-service architecture and urban design firm of 13 people working on multi-family, hospitality, commercial, residential and urban design projects. Our mission is to foster places and buildings that promote social equity and well-being. We grow our office through a culture of design and reflection based on collaboration, respect, diversity, mentorship, leadership and opportunity.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that projects are well designed, detailed, coordinated and administered within agreed timelines and costs.
  • Work with clients to ensure they are well served and communicated throughout the design and project process.
  • Implement project quality control including financial tracking, reporting and invoicing.
  • Solicit and coordinate suppliers, consultants and other project partners.
  • Develop, manage and mentor professional staff.

Requirements include:

  • A passion for architecture with an understanding of construction details.
  • Extensive knowledge of building systems and codes in relation to architectural design, production and approval processes.
  • Great mastery of architectural design, production, coordination and details.
  • Knowledge of Revit or equivalent.
  • Experience implementing the build phase of services.
  • Knowledge and ability to communicate architectural best practices.
  • A desire to work within and with teams and to mentor junior staff and interns.
  • Availability to attend in-person meetings and site visits.
  • Ability to multi-task on multiple projects.
  • Long-term work authorization in the United States.

The tasks will consist of working with a team to implement the planning, design, production and construction of multi-family residential projects. This position will report to the Chief of Staff.

Salary and position based on experience and skills.

JKA offers a full suite of benefits, including health care, PTO, a hybrid work schedule, a 401K, and transportation/parking.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and work samples (PDF format 8.5 x 11.5MB maximum) to [email protected] Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we can only respond to people we interview.

No calls, no recruiters.


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Michael J. Chiaramonte