Architectural Associate

Updated 4-4-16

Behal Sampson Dietz Architects & Builders is seeking to add an Architectural Associate.

BSD Architecture & Construction specializes in upscale residential as well as specialty light commercial projects (new construction and renovation). Exceptional quality in design, construction, and client service over the past 35 years has established our firm as an industry leader.


  • Ability to see the big picture, yet detail-oriented. Able to be involved in many different projects simultaneously. Exceptional at effectively multitasking.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Good communicator and exceptional listener with good people and relational skills.
  • Team oriented, thinks independently, and exemplifies creativity.
  • Adaptable, confident, enthusiastic, teachable, and loves to learn.
  • Quality-oriented, has a strong work ethic, and can lead by example.
  • Positive, optimistic, and persistent. A self-starter and action-oriented.


  • Coordinating and managing multiple projects
  • Communicating with design professionals, suppliers, construction managers, consultants, government officials, engineers, etc.
  • Taking designs into construction documentation (from first drafts to docs for pricing, permits, and construction)
  • Knowing building and zoning codes (analysis and interpretation)
  • Producing effective design and construction drawings (using AutoCAD/Revit)


  • 5+ years of experience in an architectural firm
  • 5+ years of technical background (construction details, permit and construction documentation)
  • 5+ years CAD (drafting) experience
  • At least a 4 year degree
  • Some direct construction experience

What sets BSD apart?

  • High rate of retention of staff
  • Unique combination of strong design and high quality construction
  • Architects, estimators, construction managers, and owners collaborate on all projects
  • True craftsmanship, creativity, attention to detail, and professionalism
  • Management is down to earth, understanding, and there to help

Please email your resume and cover letter to