Job Captain

Clark/Kjos Seeks a Job Captain

September 2019: Job Captain (5+ years experience)

Clark/Kjos Architects seeks problem-solvers, responsibility-seekers, creative forces, and people-people.  We aim to add a Job Captain to our talented team in the heart of Portland.  This position is best suited to those who value making a positive impact on the world, working with others collaboratively, active listening, and rolling up their sleeves.

Specifically, we are looking for a Job Captain with broad experience and the ability and interest to focus on detailing and documentation to support successful design.  The ideal candidate will possess a wide range of skills including:  production of contract documents and drawing details, Revit proficiency, working with clients as part of a team, overseeing other team members in the production of contract documents, coordinating with consultants, and monitoring document quality.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an NCARB-accredited school of architecture
  • Knowledge of construction procedures and technical details
  • Experience performing quality control and document review
  • Proficiency in Revit, Bluebeam or Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Office programs
  • Management experience within collaborative teams through all phases of a project
  • Good attention to detail and time management

Project responsibility, leadership and salary will increase commensurate with ability, attitude and experience. Compensation and benefits are competitive and include medical and dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, continuing education opportunities, and firm-sponsored fun events.  CKA actively supports our staff’s professional growth and interests and respects the balance between work and home life.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

A Portland-owned firm of more than 20 professionals, we offer excellent opportunities for career growth.  Clark/Kjos Architects is a growing mid-sized firm and a regional design leader in healthcare architecture and planning. Our approach is strategic, collaborative and innovative. We have a strong base of clients with repeat work, developed over our 25-year history.  Our service span is exclusively within the Pacific Northwest, with the majority in Oregon and Washington.  We work closely with clients to create inspiring, exceptional healing and work environments. Our clients include major healthcare systems, community and rural hospitals, government agencies, and non-profit service organizations.

As part of Clark/Kjos, you’ll be part of a firm that’s team-oriented and dedicated to design quality and innovation.  If you are passionate about the world of architecture, excited by innovation, and embrace collaboration with unequaled peers and clients, then please send your cover letter, resume and work samples to

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