Senior Drafter- Acad

Rocha Nuez Associates - Agoura Hills, CA (30+ days ago)4.5

Rocha Nuez Associates Architects & Engineers, located in Agoura Hills, CA, is a firm that has proven to be one of the leaders in high end custom residential, commercial building design, and various health care projects. Currently, we are specializing in a wide variety of light to heavy commercial projects. The firm is seeking a full-time Senior Architectural Designer/Drafter to join the team.

This position is an excellent opportunity for candidates seeking professional guidance and growth in a leadership role. We are looking for a team member who takes it upon themselves to succeed while enjoying the challenges that architecture brings. We are searching for a candidate who has superior communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to cultivate and maintain productive working relationships. Rocha Nuez Associates Architects & Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For consideration, please reply to this posting with resume and portfolio samples.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Be an essential part of a project team working on all phases of a design project from Schematic Design through Construction Administration.
  • Participate in all aspects of a design project from design, management, and delivery.
  • Responsible for all correspondence, reports, documentation, and general administration for the overall project
  • Oversee coordination of interior, MEP, and structural related disciplines during the design phase.
  • Solve problems creatively with consultants
  • Client and consultant interaction and collaboration as part of position responsibilities
  • Professional development toward architectural licensing through work experience documentation and mentoring
  • Frequent site visits and measuring of existing residential and commercial structures
  • Gravity load analysis, design and calculations

Qualifications and Skills:

  • All candidates must have working knowledge of AutoCAD. Working knowledge of Revit, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, SketchUp, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook) and other industry software is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience executing architectural projects from Design through Construction
  • Comprehensive knowledge of building codes, standards and best building practices.
  • Technical understanding of building science and construction contracts.
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills.
  • Be highly motivated, organized, ability to juggle multiple tasks and able to manage tasks and priorities to meet project deadlines.
  • Flexibility to work both collaboratively and independently on projects of all scales and types

Required experience:

  • AutoCAD Drafting: 5 years
  • The ideal candidate has Specific Training and/or related Certifications, an Associates, Bachelor’s or Masters of Architecture and 2+ years of experience with all phases of commercial architecture design projects from project setup through design and through construction administration.
  • Ideally the candidate will have experience in the commercial architecture industry.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Drafting: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)