Career Opportunity – Junior Architect


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Overview:

Centaur is a Chicago-based construction company with services including Pre-Construction, Construction Consulting, Owner’s Representation, Design-Build Contracting, Construction Management, General Contracting, Project Recovery Services, Real Estate Development and Asset Management.  We are growing and in addition to the above services have established an in-house design team providing architectural services for all phases of project design.

 Primary Job Responsibilities: 

  • Ability to prepare specifications and construction documents
  • Detailed knowledge of building materials, construction costs, and building codes
  • Ability to detail all aspects of interior and exterior building elements
  • Knowledge of interior design elements, specifying, selecting and purchasing
  • Knowledge of exterior design elements and materials
  • Shop drawing review, coordination and detailing
  • Sourcing and researching products, alternate materials, VE options
  • Strong design capabilities and space planning skills
  • Interest in design and especially in design-build platform
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work within and prioritize tasks according to the project schedule
  • Assist Senior Project Architects as needed with project management tasks
  • Assist design team with creating and implementing CAD standards
  • Work independently on various projects and assignments
  • Preliminary project management skills
  • Obtain/track samples and mock ups
  • Strong technical experience with a focus on detailing
  • Permit coordination & project document software


  • Minimum 4 years of experience in architecture with a focus on commercial, residential and hospitality design and construction
  • Professional degree from accredited institution and actively pursuing licensure
  • Strong communication skills ability to work well within a team environment
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, VRay or other rendering software capabilities, Navisworks and Microsoft Office Suite

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