Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Architecture
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, H S A, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking a Project Architect to join our architectural team.  The position will be based in Asheville.  Summit is committed to training and advancement of our employees. Our Project Architect will be responsible for the technical and production aspects of projects from design development through implementation.  The Project Architect will work collaboratively with other Architects and Engineers in the direction and execution of project work and in the documentation of project scope. The Project Architect will provide construction and contract administration services. 


  • Provide Construction Administration services for various projects
  • Develop design drawings, such as plans, sections, elevations and models using Revit and AutoCAD
  • Quality control of documentation.
  • Provide field review to make sure what is being built is exactly what has been submitted in order to resolve any issues or problems during construction.
  • Confer with clients, engineers, consultants, contractors, and others during various stages of project development.
  • Coordination of project design and project team
  • Prepare and review Addenda, Bulletins, Change Orders, Field Observation Reports, Applications for Payments, Construction Documents, Shop Drawings, and materials for compliance with design intent and requirements.
  • Create contract documents 


  • Architectural degree from an accredited institution
  • 7+ years of experience, with at least 3 years as a licensed Architect and progressive responsibilities in all phases of architecture and experience in the Construction Administration Phase of projects.
  • Must have strong construction knowledge and be able to communicate with architects, engineers, and construction managers as well as other consultants and clients.  
  • Ability to develop solutions to technical challenges
  • Solid understanding of drawing conventions, file organization, external references and technical accuracy
  • Experience using Revit, AutoCAD, 3D Studio Max and Google Sketch-Up
  • Demonstrated knowledge of architectural design, detailing, building materials, building codes, construction techniques, and costs.
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of general architectural practice including programming, site planning, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering.
  • Highly motivated with a commitment to design excellence
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail and South Boston, Virginia.   For the past 4 years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Since 1997, Summit's success, tradition of service and expansion into new fields of practice have been based on our commitment to help our clients successfully complete projects of all types.

Our expertise includes:  Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Structural Engineering, Land Development, Geotechnical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation and Infrastructure Design, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Construction Materials Testing, Special Inspections and Surveying.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action


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