About the Job
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TAKTL is a Pittsburgh-based designer and manufacturer of facade panels and architectural elements utilizing propriety new Architectural Ultra High Performance Concrete (AIUHPC) formulation and automated production technology. Our products have been chosen for building envelopes in prestigious commercial and institutional projects worldwide.
We are currently seeking an Architectural Projects Coordinator. In this role you will work with experienced architects and designers on a wide a variety of projects with responsibilities that bridge our Technical Sales and Project Management departments. This position provides opportunities to develop AutoCAD detailing, scheduling, and critical thinking skills while learning the ins-and-outs of rain-screen design and architectural cladding systems.
Providing support to Technical Sales Managers, Design Consultants, and Project Managers
Completing take-offs to prepare preliminary pricing and bidding quotes
Reviewing specifications to determine project requirements
Drafting fabrication drawings for project production
Drafting architectural details and proposed panel layouts
Maintaining project records and sales projection database (CRM)
Conversing with clients and prospective clients
BA/BS/BArch in Architecture or related field
Proficiency in AutoCAD
Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Organizational and systems-oriented personality
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
1+ year architectural or office experience (including internships)
Exposure to wide range of skills development
Competitive salary and full benefits package
Creative work environment
Supervision by a Licensed Architect
Coverage of the annual AXP renewal fee throughout your employment – and opportunities to earn AXP credits
Upside growth potential
TAKTL Architectural Professional Development Program: Looking for a competitive advantage in the architectural design field? Working toward licensure through the Architectural Experience Program (AXP)? TAKTL offers great opportunities to hone your technical skill sets, learn about facade design and manufacturing processes, and jumpstart your architectural career while earning up to 2,180 AXP hours in your first 2 years of employment.
About Us: TAKTL was established in early 2010 by the founders and former managing principals of Forms+Surfaces (www.forms-surfaces.com) who have experience creating and growing design and technology-driven manufacturing companies in the architectural market. TAKTL is based upon a new class of Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) and represents an entirely new model and approach to its manufacture. The TAKTL manufacturing facility, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is designed as an automated, resource efficient, modular manufacturing model that utilizes local materials and can easily be reproduced in other domestic and international markets. The TAKTL culture is one of innovation and multi-disciplinarian collaboration, drawing talented professionals from a wide range of fields who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment on the leading edge of technology and design.