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Architectural Designer 

About the Organization Wolverine Building Group (WBG) is a diverse construction company, consisting of several specialized teams serving markets such as health care, educational, multi-unit residential, industrial, retail, restaurant, commercial office, municipal and sports & recreation. We are a dynamic construction company seeking enthusiastic and qualified candidates to join our team. Since its founding in 1939, Wolverine has evolved into one of the region's most trusted, stable, and respected building and construction management firms.

Success and expansion has led Wolverine to develop specialized teams for Industrial & Manufacturing, Commercial Construction, Multi-family & Senior Living, and National Multi-site Retail. Wolverine is committed to seeking the balance of simultaneously "doing good" in our community and contributing in meaningful ways, while also "doing well" in our business and delivering a high-quality product to our clients.

We strive for our team to be proud of our company and the work that we do. We want this pride to come from our commitment to our community, the integrity by which we conduct our business, and the quality of our work. We believe this pride will directly contribute to the growth and prosperity of Wolverine, which will allow us to share our success generously with the people and places that we touch.

As a Wolvine employee, you will receive a competitive wage with fringe benefits such as:
• Company paid health insurance with Health Savings Account match
• Dental and Vision insurance
• 401(k) retirement plan with 50% employer match
• Company holidays and Paid time off
• Performance based bonuses
• Life insurance & disability
• Personal growth opportunities through training, education, and community involvement  
Position Architectural Designer  


Position Summary:

The Architectural Designer is responsible for gathering project requirements and specifications from clients, architects, and engineers to use as a basis of design. Including information about the construction site, such as grade elevations, access roads, and utilities, along with building-specific information, such as building program information for industrial or commercial projects. This position works closely with the clients to create full scale detail drawings from rough sketches, modifies the drawings throughout the process, and produces a complete construction documents, including project’s dimensions, including room sizes and elevations, and provide contractors and construction crews with information on materials and building plans.


Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Design plans using Revit and Lumion.
  2. Work from conceptual sketches, ideas and specifications created by Clients, Directors or Project Managers
  3. Ability to review zoning ordinances for building setbacks and height requirements to create conceptual site plan layouts.
  4. Contribute to the architectural plans from their knowledge of building techniques.
  5. Prepare multiple versions of designs for review by Clients, Directors or Project Managers.
  6. Specify dimensions, materials, and sequencing specification with project manager.
  7. Work under the supervision of Senior Architect.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Education & Experience:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Construction Management.
  1. Must have valid driver’s license.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Grand Rapids, Michigan Corporate Office  
EOE Statement Wolverine Building Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  

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