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Opportunities at BKV Group

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Current Openings

To apply for the following positions, email your resume to HR@bkvgroup.com.

Construction Administrator III – Minneapolis

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Experience & Education: Must have four years’ college or Associates Degree in Architectural Technology or Construction Management, or the equivalent education and experience. A solid “hands on” construction background is preferable to a classroom degree. Minimum 8-15 years’ prior experience required. CSI Certification and LEED AP preferred.
Position Overview:

  • Provides ongoing assistance to BKV staff regarding construction administration “Lessons Learned.”
  • Prepares transmittals, sends approved shop drawings to General Contractor, and uploads approved shop drawings onto file sharing software.
  • Receives all project Applications for Payment. Review for accuracy. Process to appropriate internal personnel for review of percentage of work complete and signature by architect of record. Prepare transmittal and process Applications for Payment to Owner for remittance.
  • Works with the Partners, Managing Architects, and Discipline Leads to determine a scope of services and finalize a construction administration service checklist based on specific tasks and hours involved, that will work within the budget for the assigned project in CA Phase.
  • Responsible for construction observation activities on all assigned projects. Observes and reviews the construction of the work in the field to ensure that work complies with the project specific plans and specifications, including owner changes (additional services).

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To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and work samples to HR@bkvgroup.com.


Architectural Designer II – Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL
Experience & Education: Two to four year college or university program certificate or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 4-year design/architectural degree preferred, but not required. 4+ years related experience. Skills required include basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe CS5 and Google SketchUp.
Position Overview:

  • Assists Managing Architect or Senior Project Architect in planning the layout of projects including determination of functional and spatial requirements and assists in preparing information regarding design, specifications, materials, color and equipment.
  • Prepares project plans (scaled drawings) using computer assisted design software and equipment. Drafting using Revit.
  • Supports project team during construction administration.
  • Creating 3D computer models using Google SketchUp or similar programs.
  • Render project elevations or perspectives using Adobe Software.

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To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and work samples to HR@bkvgroup.com.


Architectural Designer I – Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL
Experience & Education: Two to four year college or university program certificate or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 4-year design/architectural degree preferred, but not required. 1 to 4 years related experience. Skills required include basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe CS5 and Google SketchUp.
Position Overview:

  • Prepares project plans (scaled drawings) using computer assisted design software and equipment. Drafting using AutoCAD or Revit.
  • Supports project team during construction administration.
  • Create physical models using laser equipment or traditional model-making tools.
  • Creating 3D computer models using Google SketchUp or similar programs.
  • Render project elevations or perspectives using Adobe Software.

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To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and work samples to HR@bkvgroup.com.


Project Architect II – Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL
Experience & Education: Must have four years’ college or university degree; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree and Professional license. 5 to 8+ years related experience. Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Position Overview:

  • Consults with Managing Architect or Senior Project Architect to help determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure or renovation.
  • Assists MA or SPA in planning the layout of project including determination of functional and spatial requirements and assists in preparing information regarding design, specifications, materials, color and equipment.
  • Coordinates with engineering team members to assist the MA or SPA with the integration of engineering systems into a unified design for client review and approval.
  • Prepares project plans (scaled drawings) using computer assisted design software and equipment.
  • Supports construction administration staff during building construction to help monitor compliance with project plans.

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To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and work samples to HR@bkvgroup.com.


Project Architect I – Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL
Experience & Education: Must have four years’ college or university degree; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree and Professional license. 1 to 4 years related experience. Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Position Overview:

  • Consults with Managing Architect or Senior Project Architect to help determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure or renovation.
  • Assists MA or SPA in planning the layout of project including determination of functional and spatial requirements and assists in preparing information regarding design, specifications, materials, color, and equipment.
  • Coordinates with engineering team members to assist the MA or SPA with the integration of engineering systems into a unified design for client review and approval.
  • Prepares project plans (scaled drawings) using computer assisted design software and equipment.
  • Supports construction administration staff during building construction to help monitor compliance with project plans.

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To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and work samples to HR@bkvgroup.com.


Structural Designer II – Minneapolis

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Experience & Education: Two or four-year technical college or university program certificate or degree or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 4+ years related experience. Skills required include proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Position Overview:

  • Confers openly and directly in a respectful and professional manner with other personnel to clarify or resolve problems and develop design.
  • Prepares detailed plans, schedules, and details for the contract structural construction drawings under the direction of the structural engineers.
  • Responsible for completing work in a timely manner on assigned projects within the budgeted hours as supplied by the Engineering Partner, Senior Structural Engineer, Junior Engineer, Engineer in Training or Senior Designer.
  • Perform the necessary disciplinary work on assigned projects.
  • Maintains appropriate records and files on assigned projects.

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To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and work samples to HR@bkvgroup.com.


Senior Structural Engineer – Minneapolis

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Experience & Education: Must have BS degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university. MS degree in Structural Engineering preferred. Professional Engineering license required and Structural Engineering license preferred. 10 to 15 years related experience. Must be proficient with structural engineering software such as RISA 3D/Floor, RAM Steel, ADAPT Floorpro/Edge/Matt, Enercalc, Woodworks, Ramsteel, and Microsoft Office Suite. AutoCad/Revit experience preferred.
Position Overview:

  • Meet with BKV Group clients to review owner engineering needs and prepare options for owner review and direction.
  • Analyzes the design requirements, specifications, and performance requirements to determine the best and most appropriate designs to meet customer expectations, code requirements, and all life and safety considerations.
  • Determines feasibility of designing new facility engineering systems or modifying existing systems considering cost, available space, time limitations, company planning, and other technical factors.
  • Provides technical information concerning advantages and limitations which affect long range facility and space planning.
  • Confers openly and directly in a respectful and professional manner with other personnel to clarify or resolve problems and develop design.

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To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and work samples to HR@bkvgroup.com.


INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

We have a long-standing tradition of hiring college students who will become our future leaders. As an industry leader, we provide students with excellent opportunities to experience architecture, engineering, interior design, and construction administration.

BKV Group’s internship program is designed to hire college students and provide a hands-on opportunity to experience their chosen profession.

PROFESSIONAL ENTRY-LEVEL OPPORTUNITIES

BKV Group’s leadership believes strongly in continuing to hire the best and brightest college graduates. As BKV Group continues to grow, our business is becoming more diverse. We are constantly pursuing new technologies, industries, clients, and innovative ways to conduct business. It’s an exciting time to work with BKV Group.

EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS

BKV Group believes that the most effective integrated building solutions are achieved with a team of core design disciplines that are committed to a collaborative relationship. This philosophy has created BKV Group’s comprehensive service approach with in-house architecture, engineering, interior design, and construction administration professionals. Join our team of over 100 cross-disciplinary, project focused experts!

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BKV Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.