Senior Architect (Charleston SC)

Job Locations US-SC-Charleston
Posted Date 3 months ago(9/7/2023 11:56 AM)
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We’re looking for a Senior Architect to join our dynamic team in our Charleston office. Most people know Charleston for its rich history and Southern charm, but it’s also one of the nation’s fastest growing cities, with aerospace, automotive, defense and tech among its top industries.


BRPH is a technically focused, creative architecture, design, engineering, construction services and mission solutions firm providing innovative solutions to mission-driven clients in the aerospace, defense, education, manufacturing, commercial, entertainment and hospitality market sectors. Founded in 1964, BRPH is consistently ranked among the nation’s top firms and has completed a wide range of projects across the United States and throughout the world.



  • Performs advanced assignments demonstrating complex professional architectural work knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related architectural tasks. Assignments require sound independent judgement and application of a non-routine, complex nature, under the supervision of the Director. Assignments may include variables and be complex. Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of architectural principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields.
  • Makes decisions independently on architectural problems and methods and represents the company by resolving important questions coordinating the work. Requires the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of architecture. The knowledge and expertise required for this level of work results from progressive experience and education.
  • Assignments usually include complex tasks and calculations with limited technical guidance on non-standard issues. Must coordinate with and help resolve conflicts with other disciplines based on an excellent understanding of the design process. Responsible for the preparation of project specific construction specifications and construction administration. Assignments may include managerial tasks of both project and personnel nature.
  • Proven experience involving Project Programming and Design.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Prepares reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, cost estimates and permits for projects.
  • Has working knowledge of Cadd to produce designs into routine final drawings, and performs limited Revit and AutoCadd operations.
  • Advanced understanding of codes and standards and has ability to research code issues, present interpretation, and properly apply in the daily work.
  • Has an excellent understanding and knowledge of construction techniques and
  • Performs Life Safety and Code Analysis and prepares Life safety Plans.
  • Visits construction site to review, monitor, and report progress and perform other construction administration duties, such as shop drawing review, attend construction site meetings, review RFI’s, prepare ASI’s, PR’s, prepare status reports, per the contract documents.
  • Uses company and discipline department computer assisted drafting and design software and equipment to prepare architectural and design documents. Must be proficient in the use of personal computer.
  • Duties may include supervising, coordinating and checking the work, as well as instructing, leading and mentoring other staff members.
  • Perform checking work prepared by drafters, designers, and other staff members.
  • Provide coordination of all applicable project discipline’s drawings and specifications.
  • Assist in preparing design budgets, marketing proposals and cost estimates.



  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Ten years of experience as an architect
  • Must have passed the exam and be certified as a Professional Registered Architect
  • Technically competent to sign and seal construction documents
  • Must have experience in managing midsize to large projects



Possess a Certificate of Licensed Registered Architect.



Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This job description may be changed to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary.




If you’re looking to take your career to the next level, work with a talented team of professionals who love what they do, enjoy a flexible work schedule, and share in the profits of our 100 percent employee-owned firm, BRPH might be a great fit for you!


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