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Architectural Job Captain at DAHLIN
<span class="custom-text-variable-c372f618-3e61-489d-91d2-70780d86ba9e" style="color:inherit;display:inline-block"><span style="color:rgba(21, 57, 146, 1)">Architectural Job Captain at DAHLIN</span></span>

Location: Irvine, CA

Job Type: On-Site

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DAHLIN is a diverse architecture and planning firm practice of 160+ multi-cultural professionals with offices in California and Washington. They offer more than 40 years of experience building communities where they live and work, driven by the vision of creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being. This same Passion for Place® starts with their own working environment—a positive community where people thrive.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking an ARCHITECTURAL JOB CAPTAIN to join our team in our IRVINE, CA office. Working under the guidance of a senior project team member, this person will be responsible for specific technical design aspects of an assigned major project, or several small projects, including the investigation, evaluation, and recommendation of design solutions that best meet the client's needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional architectural consultation from the end of Design Development through building permit submittal and Construction Administration
  • Apply advanced architectural concepts and designs
  • Review drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards
  • Monitor budgets and schedules and maintain project documentation
  • Submit reports and specifications as requested
  • Maintain positive working relationships with clients, outside consultants and technical staff
  • Supervision of technical staff and redlining others' work may be required


  • Proficient in building codes, understanding different product types, and how the code determines how the buildings are constructed.
  • Strong skills in the production of construction drawings, start to finish required
  • Strong skills and talent in SketchUp modeling, AutoCAD, and Revit/BIM; Adobe Design Suite experience preferred
  • Experience working in construction phases of projects
  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently and in a team environment to coordinate with other design professionals
  • Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through
  • Excellent graphic, communication, organizational, and collaborative skills
  • Able to effectively and positively provide direction and lead architectural staff 


  • 3+ years experience in the production of multi-family or commercial projects preferred.
  • Graduate of a NAAB accredited 4 or 5-year architecture school
  • Commitment to their own professional growth; preferably to obtaining licensure as an architect.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without any restrictions or visa sponsorship.


We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage. We also offer the opportunity to participate in a pre-tax Flexible Spending plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and 401k.

Real people review every application, so we regret that due to the large volume of inquiries, we are unable to accept phone calls regarding the status of applications. We'll be sure to contact you if we need more information. Apply now! DAHLIN is committed to welcoming and supporting a diverse community of professionals. As such, women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply. In response to COVID-19, DAHLIN follows all COVID-19 mandates, including health screenings, vaccinations, and masking indoors as required.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Architectural Drawings
  • Building codes
  • Client Coordination

Software Skills:

  • Autocad
  • Revit
  • Sketchup
  • Adobe Suite

Degree Details:

  • Bachelors or Masters level Architecture Degree from accredited NAAB school

Minimum Education Level


Experience Requirement

3 -6 Years



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