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Architectural Technician 

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 Technician  
Description

Position Summary:

The Architectural Technician is responsible for taking the project from the Architectural Designer and Senior Architect to produce a complete and accurate set of “For Construction” documents. This person may work closely with the Senior Architect, Structural Engineer, Project Manager and Project Superintendent to complete the construction documents for a new structure of modifications to and existing structure, including: project’s dimensions, standard and project specific details and drawings schedules.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Producing detailed construction documents using the latest Revit software.
  2. Work from preliminary concept drawings to create a detailed set of “For Construction” Drawings.
  3. Contribute to the architectural plans from their knowledge of building techniques.
  4. Specify dimensions, materials, and sequencing specification with Senior Architect and Project Manager
  5. Work under the supervision of Senior Architect
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Position Requirements

Education & Experience:

  1. Minor, Associated, or Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management.
  1. Must have valid driver’s license.

 

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Drafting skills – architectural technicians need strong technical drawing skills, along with familiarity with principles and best practices of architectural drafting using Revit.
  2. Computer skills – strong computer skills are a necessity in this role, not only while using computer-aided drafting programs but also when storing and transmitting drawings to construction and engineering teams. Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, Procore Project Management Software and internet research tools. Embraces technology and innovation. Computer-aided drafting (CAD) software (AutoCAD, Revit)
  3. Collaboration – in this role, architectural technicians work closely with senior architect, project managers and project superintendents to translate designs and requirements into usable drawings, so they should be effective collaborators.
  4. Attention to detail – this position also requires excellent attention to detail, since architectural technicians need to ensure that their drawings are both technically correct and presented in a readable and accessible format.
  5. Pleasant and confident demeanor when dealing with colleagues and clients.
  6. Communication skills – effective written and verbal communication skills are vital in this role, since architectural technicians frequently need to communicate with designers and architects to answer questions and prevent delays.
  7. Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment.
  8. Ability to multi-task and switch between projects daily.
 
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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