Job Captain

Lessard Design, Inc. - Tysons Corner, VA (30+ days ago)2.3

We are currently seeking an experienced Job Captain for our busy architecture firm located in Vienna, VA. The Job Captain is responsible for consultant coordination, code and accessibility research and issues, assisting the project manager in the development and implementation of the Project Schedule, promoting clear communications among all project team members, acting as “In-house” project coordinator, supports all team members and reports to the Project Manager. The Job Captain will be responsible for one job/client and/or a number of smaller jobs.


  • Act as liaison between the architectural team including designers and all consultants to coordinate information·
  • Assist Associate team members as needed and offer solutions to rectify any problems that arise
  • Attend site visits as deemed appropriate
  • Attend and observe client meetings and prepare and distribute minutes·
  • Review all Architectural work and coordinate with consultants (under the supervision of the Project Manager)·
  • Prepare, control and manage the deliverables of the project for final review by the Project Manager·
  • Manage and maintain project files including monitoring modeling correctness
  • Ensures compliance and monitoring of production process and standards in cooperation with BIM manager


  • Demonstrates leadership skills with ability and willingness to face challenges, solve problems, and motivate others, while developing effective relationships with clients
  • Must have a thorough understanding of state / local codes and accessibility requirements meeting state and federal standards.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees
  • Good judgment, reasoning and problem solving ability with the constant shifting of priorities and daily tasks
  • Self-motivated personality to take on projects and assignments without the need for the micromanagement of a supervisor
  • Ability to manage time, deadline oriented, and takes initiative (self-starter).
  • Ability to communicate both by oral and written English
  • Actively developing client relationships
  • Keen observation and detail-oriented skills
  • Decision-making and document checking abilities
  • Must possess intellect, integrity, and influencing skills required to build strong professional relationships at multiple organization levels
  • Strong organizational skills and disciplined accuracy are required
  • The proven ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment
  • Track record in successful design projects
  • Knowledge of professional ethics, as applied to architecture
  • Working knowledge of allied design disciplines


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.


Education: Minimum Bachelor of Architecture

Experience: Recommend 5-10 years of experience in architecture

  • Proficiency in Revit, MS Office required. Photoshop, and/or InDesign a plus
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated personality to take on projects and assignments without the need for the micromanagement of a supervisor
  • Basic understanding of IBC & Accessibility Codes

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Job Captain: 3 years (Preferred)