About NewGround: NewGround is the industry leader in planning, designing, and building branded spaces for financial institutions, organizations, and retailers. With over 100 years of experience, we align brand, place, and culture in branded spaces across North America. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, NewGround maintains offices in St. Louis, MO, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Waterloo, Ontario, with a regional presence throughout the U.S.
Lead the preparation of architectural construction documents. Coordinate activities and review the work of mechanical, electrical and interior departments, as well as outsource consultants (structural and civil). Demonstrate a strong passion for construction documents and building detailing.
Well versed knowledge of building codes and accessibility codes
Strong organization and communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Proficient in AutoCAD
Experience with multi-story buildings
Prepare working drawings
Prepare clarification of project development documents
May prepare Contract Change Orders
May check shop drawings
Make field trips as necessary to verify information
Coordinate with engineering and specifications
May check specifications
Be knowledgeable on application of building regulations to projects
Function as detailer to the extent necessary to complete projects on schedule and within budget
Perform all other related work, as assigned or as apparent
Minimal travel required
Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Education and Experience Prerequisites:
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field required
10 years of professional experience in Architecture required
Revit experience is required
Architectural License preferred
COVID-19: NewGround requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation. Candidates must be fully vaccinated by date of hire. Proof of vaccination will be required.
NewGround values having fun while doing what you love. That is evidenced by the fact that more than 30 of our 140 employees have been with NewGround for 10 - 38 years.
We understand the importance of an employee’s first week, first month, and first year. Because of this, we’ve created multiple new-hire experiences, including a special learning program, to help our new hires feel equipped to succeed. Our new team members get the chance to hear the NewGround story from members of the leadership team both, virtually and in person.
We celebrate many employee milestones, including a ceremony celebrating the day you started with the company and an annual service awards banquet where we provide the opportunity to learn about our fellow team members.
We recognize how important career development is to our employees and offer opportunities for growth and advancement.
NewGround recognizes that it’s key to strike a balance between work life and home life and places an emphasis on supporting our employees’ balanced lifestyle.
We pride ourselves in our commitment to the community. Our offices in Chesterfield, Chicago, and Toronto continuously find new ways to get involved whether it be through hosting blood drives, building homes with Habitat for Humanity, building in the Dominican Republic, friendly fundraising competitions across all offices, or through our annual United Way campaign.
NewGround’s reputation for integrity, creativity, quality, and results is the basis of our renowned status in the industry. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and an outstanding Employee Benefits Package to promote wellness, work/life balance and financial security for our valued team.