Job Captain


SVA Architects is a leading architectural firm with offices in Orange County, San Diego and Oakland. Our offices provide great growth opportunities for architectural design professionals. Our commitment to award winning projects, great client relationships, and staff mentoring puts us ahead of our competition.

We develop timeless, environmentally sensitive, and cost-effective designs making us one of the most respected and sought-after Architectural firms today.


JOB CAPTAIN (Santa Ana, San Diego, Oakland)

SVA Architects is searching for a thoughtful, self-motivated, and collaborative Job Captain with 3-5 years of experience to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of an award-winning company that values forward thinking, hard work, and our employees. We are equally committed to diversity, mutual respect, collaboration, and the professional development of our staff.

You will lead a team of emerging professionals, consultants, engineers, draftsmen and general contractors during a large building project.  Will coordinate with project leadership team to develop execution plan. Ensure building designs are structurally sound and functional, as well as aesthetically in line with the Client’s ideas.

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience with Educational and/or Multi-family projects.  Experience with Commercial, Public, and Private Projects also considered.  Candidates must be proficient in Revit and AutoCAD and should be able to show examples of significant project experience in design development, construction documentation, and consultant coordination.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, and candidates must be adept at problem-solving and follow-through.  Architecture degree and architecture license or pursuit of licensure preferred. Must have experience with Revit and the CA building codes.


We celebrate diversity, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, and we give space for everyone to add to our collective culture. As such, all applicants for employment are recruited, hired, and assigned based on merit without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. If you fit the above description and are looking for an exciting place to apply your talents, please email your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to No phone calls please.

What’s In It for You

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Annual Bonus Plan
  •  Medical
  •  Vision
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) w/Match
  • Professional Development Opportunities

So, if you are a Job Captain, please apply today! Positions available in Santa Ana, San Diego, and Oakland offices

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