Project Architect – Public Safety

This role is located in Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX, or Washington, DC


BKV Group seeks a talented Project Architect to join our Civic & Justice Practice, focusing on Fire Station and/or Police Station projects. Our ideal candidate has well-rounded architectural experience in all aspects of design and documentation with 5 to 8+ years’ experience in Fire or Police projects. We are looking for someone who is passionate about great public design and enjoys preparing project documentation. BKV Group offers an award-winning portfolio of Civic & Justice projects including Fire, Police, Village Halls, Courthouses, and Jails. Our Public Safety Practice Leader and Justice Practice Leader have national credentials and are frequent contributing authors to industry publications.

  • Collaborate with Project Managers and Senior Project Architects to develop breakthrough ideas and creative solutions focused project design.
  • Work alongside senior design and technical staff to translate direction from project design and management leads into conceptual, schematic and design development packages, and to produce construction documents.
  • Coordinates with engineering team members to assist the PM or SPA with the integration of engineering systems into a unified design for client review and approval.
  • Support the construction administration team in monitoring compliance with the project plans.


  • Professional degree (M.Arch or B.Arch) from an accredited design program.
  • Licensed and registered Architect preferred.
  • 10-15+ years’ related experience. 5 to 8+ years’ experience in Fire and/or Police Stations.
  • Must be proficient in Revit and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Certification or experience in sustainable building design a plus.

With excellent benefits, competitive salaries, a hybrid work schedule, and continuous opportunities for growth, we give you the tools to achieve your goals. We believe in a collegial, engaging, opportunistic, and fun working environment and are always interested in connecting with talented individuals who share our passion for enriching lives and strengthening communities. Sound like a fit? We want to hear from you!

BKV Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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