Santa Ana, CA
Full Time

Join the TAIT Team!

About TAIT 

We are the leader in improving civilization through the design and development of our physical environment. We are a consistent leader in the most high-profile projects and markets throughout the Western United States. Projects may include master-planned communities, innovative hospitality, mixed-use/ urban infill, industrial distribution centers, transportation networks, regional and national utility providers, and public works agencies. TAIT is a family company and continues to grow since 1964.

We want talented, motivated, and technically driven individuals who want to join a company with excellent opportunities for career growth and development. We provide a variety of training opportunities, top tier benefits, work-life balance & the flexibility life needs, and an unbeatable friendly, professional, positive work environment. TAIT has been ranked a Top Workplace since 2016, join an amazing team!

Position Description:

The position of Licensed Architect will include design & technical skills as well as experience in project management to develop building design concepts and solutions in various markets. This position will exercise technical skills in preparing design visualizations, construction documents, and communication graphics. The position of Licensed Architect will support our architecture teams in Santa Ana, San Diego, Norco and Boise. Our projects create community – we design and manage the building of physical space that brings people together. Projects include mixed use, restaurant, and retail and facility improvement.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design & prepare construction drawings utilizing Revit software.
  • Prepare communication graphics & presentations utilizing Adobe Creative Suite programs.
  • Work collaboratively with project team members in all offices.
  • Review, coordinate and incorporate the work of engineers.
  • Assist in preparing assembly, enclosure, and waterproofing details under experienced supervision.
  • Process construction submittals, RFIs, substitution requests and shop drawings.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to function in a position of high visibility both internal and external to the company. Superior leadership and interpersonal abilities.

Minimum Education and Skills Experience:

  • Process construction submittals, RFIs, substitution requests and shop drawings.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to function in a position of high visibility both internal and external to the company. Superior leadership and interpersonal abilities.
  • Must be licensed in the state of California
  • 8+years of experience as a Licensed Architect
  • Experience with project type: mixed use, retail, restaurant, facility improvement
  • Proficiency in Revit
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • 3D rendering and visualization skills
  • Conceptual understanding of building codes, standards and building structures
  • Conceptual understanding how buildings are constructed with the ability to co-create technical details and documents that succinctly describe the project
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture or related field

Physical Requirements:

  • Attend client meetings at job site locations or TAIT offices as needed
  • Ability to drive a vehicle to job sites.
  • Ability to occasionally lift plan sets that range in weight from 1lb – 20lbs.

Salary and Benefits

Salary range for position: $80k - $110k/yr


TAIT invests in you by providing a comprehensive compensation & benefits program along with the opportunity for professional growth and development. Our benefits package includes valuable and affordable options for health, dental, vision, employer paid life insurance, 401(k) with match, generous paid time off and other supplemental benefits. TAIT’s core value is it’s culture of kindness.  With this, you’ll find a family-oriented environment and flexibility to manage work & life with a rewarding career. Here are some benefits you can find when you join the TAIT Team:

  • Medical options including PPO and HDHP with Health Savings Accounts (no extra charges for spouse or dependent coverage)
  • Dental Plans with little to no deductible
  • Vision PPO plan that’s accepted widely from local offices to large retailers
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Dependent Care and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement plan 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off to relax and recharge with vacation, holidays and sick time.
  • Annual memberships with Strava or Headspace for additional health & wellness benefits
  • Maternity & Paternity leave time options to care for the newest little family members
  • Support for professional growth & development
  • Corporate Lodging Program (CLC)

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