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Job Captain

CAS Architects, Inc.
Mountain View, California, United States (on-site)
22 days ago


Who We Are:

CAS Architects, Inc. has been a part of the Silicon Valley since our founding in 1987 participating in the growth of the region alongside nascent and established companies. We take great pride in providing personal, quality service and have established a track record of developing and maintain long-term client relationships. We produce creative, well-considered designs that enhance the human experience and help articulate our client’s values. Inherent problem solvers, we are excited for design challenges and meet them with innovation and graceful solutions.

How We Work:

The always-evolving nature of technological change demands that we begin each project with an open-minded, creative approach to problem-solving. Open communication and full team participation sit at the heart of our core values, allowing an integrated approach that is critical to our projects’ success. We have successfully worked on many projects where there were multiple stakeholders and understand how to orchestrate a project through a complex design, construction and approval process.

  • This is a full-time position with a complete benefits package. We offer Health/Dental/Vision coverage for employees and dependents. We also offer a generous 401k plan with matching after 6 months. Compensation is based on skills and experience.
  • Our work schedule is currently comprised of 4 days in the office with remote work on Fridays.
  • Mondays through Thursdays are comprised of in-office core hours (8:30-5:30) with some flexibility in the morning / end of day to accommodate individual needs.


Job Captain Responsibilities:

We currently have an opening for a Job Captain position. While working under the general supervision of a Project Architect or Project Manager the job captain position provides support primarily in space planning/schematic design, design development, construction documents and detailing, consultant coordination, code research, permitting and construction administration activities. Responsible for planning, coordinating, overseeing production of design and construction documents and support of lead project designer. Takes initiative to facilitate problem solving and development of solutions.  Interfaces with the Specifications Coordinator and consultants on the technical aspects of construction documents.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in site/building surveys and prepare accessibility deficiencies reports
  • Review CDs to ensure compliance with firm standards, mechanical, building systems, codes and ADA requirements
  • Provide project coordination and documentation required for agency approval, bidding and construction
  • Coordinate with consultants during each phase of documentation
  • Coordinates with senior staff and design staff through the project
  • Obtain data from project designer and project consultants for preliminary specification preparation
  • Review shop drawings and submittals during construction observation phase
  • Reinforce the project schedule + budget parameters led by the Project Manager
  • Develop new construction details as needed
  • Act as team resource for project related information
  • Act as a mentor for the junior and intermediate designers


  • Degree from an accredited architectural or related design program (licensure not required)
  • 5-8 years of related, professional experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of building codes and construction detailing
  • Proficient in Revit and familiarity with AutoCad
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and produce construction documents in Revit
  • Proficient in Sketch-up, In Design, MS Office, ENscape.
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong verbal and graphic communication, organizational and collaborative skills
  • Proactive, team player mindset with willingness to take on various responsibilities
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and adapt to changing demands, while maintaining a high standard of excellence, integrity, and attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through
  • Commitment to their own professional growth
  • Applicants must be currently eligible to work in the United States. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65537383
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Mountain View, California, United States
  • Position Title: Job Captain
  • Company Name For Job: CAS Architects, Inc.
  • Job Function: Job Captain
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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