Ghafari Mid-level Architect in Fort Worth, Texas


General Summary

With overall supervision from the Project Manager, the Mid-level Architect assists in the development of the design work, the production of technical drawings and specifications, coordinates the related work of the disciplines, and assumes construction administration duties on projects of moderate size and complexity.

Essential Job Functions

  • Demonstrates the graphic ability to produce existing building as-built and develop architectural building backgrounds.

  • Assists in programming sessions, preparation of programming documents and presentation materials.

  • Possesses the knowledge and ability to set-up project files per client or office standards.

  • Establishes the factual parameters of the design work such as code, site restrictions, budget and schedule restraints, etc., identifies building systems options and related performance and cost criteria, and assists in the presentation of design documents

  • Performs design tasks of site planning, 3D modeling, elevation studies, stairs and room layouts; technical tasks to include building sections, wall sections, and basic detailing.

  • Assists the lead Project Architect with coordination of the construction documents with other disciplines or consultants.

  • Performs in-house construction administration duties such as basic submittal review.

  • Communicates well with all assigned project team members, including engineering disciplines. Follows direction from the Project Manager or lead Project Architect and advises of any questions.

  • Maintains and improves office architectural standards, details and production tools.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering

  • Master's degree preferred

  • 4-10 years related architecture experience

  • Enrollment in NCARB Intern Development Program (IDP).

  • Licensing exams in progress

  • LEED preferred

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, REVIT, Photoshop, Microsoft Office


Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

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Job ID 2018-1255

Job Location US-TX-Fort Worth

Category Architecture