Are you a motivated and creative Architectural Intern with a passion for innovation, sustainable design and environmental responsibility? Join a leading design firm! GRW Engineers, Inc. is an expanding, national, multi-disciplined firm listed in the ENR Top 500 for the 44th consecutive year! GRW has career opportunity available for an Architectural Intern at our Lexington, KY headquarters.
GRW is a full-service engineering, architectural, and geospatial consulting firm. The company was founded in 1964 by Mr. G. Reynolds Watkins to provide engineering services to federal, state, municipal and private industry clients. Since that time, GRW has grown to become a national design firm with offices in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee and West Virginia. Watkins' insistence on technical excellence and personal service lives on as the guiding principle at GRW. This dedication to service has resulted in repeat clients providing 90 percent of GRW's current workload! Principals and associates representing many disciplines work one-on-one with clients. Close, personal service is the hallmark of GRW's business philosophy.
As an architectural intern, you will work closely with registered architects as well as mechanical, electrical and structural department colleagues on a variety of projects. GRW offers a wide variety of services for our clients' infrastructure and building design projects. Our multidiscipline personnel function as a cohesive design team to create local and regional utility systems, energy-efficient building components, environmentally-sensitive site developments, and safe, modern transportation facilities. GRW provides comprehensive technical resources for all types of infrastructure designs. GRW's assignments range in scope from planning studies to projects with construction costs in excess of $180 million. GRW's teams have designed projects ranging from a few thousand square feet to campuses with gross building area over 600,000 ft2. Because of our in-house team, GRW has capability to successfully plan, design and deliver large, complex projects, as easily as smaller projects.
Our project teams are committed to establishing an inclusive, methodical and logical approach to the programming and design process with each of our clients. GRW's in-house engineering professionals and award-winning architectural design team offer exceptional service and experience to solve a wide range of design challenges. GRW prides itself on being a strong project manager type organization without a lot of bureaucratic, administrative procedures that stifle creative people. Sometimes these procedures are streamlined for smaller projects, and sometimes they are formalized more for larger projects. At all times they remain flexible to accommodate the blending of procedures with those of our clients. The bottom line is that GRW cares a great deal about performing repeat business, and we are willing to go the extra mile to ensure our clients are happy with the quality of our work.
GRW's complete architectural and engineering services from planning and design through construction administration, also includes 3D modeling to enhance the understanding of how a project looks and works before it's built. Our project experience includes facility renovations and expansions, as well as new facility construction. Using the principles of sustainable design, our architects and engineers improve the functionality, operating efficiency, aesthetics and long-term value of these building projects. These high-performance projects frequently pursue Net Zero Energy and LEED certification. Because of our in-house team, GRW has capability to successfully plan, design and deliver large, complex projects, as easily as smaller projects.
What keeps us on top is our quality of service. Our corporate culture is one of close collaboration among our multidisciplinary project teams, combined with strong management leadership. Regardless of size or complexity, we use our diverse insights and perspectives to move projects forward in a timely and cost-effective manner, while using clear and open lines of communication. We are also proud of GRW's large amount of repeat business. For example, since 1964 GRW has provided services to one of our very first clients, Keeneland, a combination Thoroughbred race course and sales company located in the heart of Kentucky's famed Bluegrass Region. The quality of our work is demonstrated in the numerous awards our projects have won, both on national and state levels.
GRW offers a challenging work environment combining cutting-edge design with career development to keep personnel up to date with the latest technologies and advancements. Your personal capabilities, interest, aptitude, and motivation will determine your professional growth.
GRW is seeking the following qualifications:
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Architecture from NAAB-accredited program Demonstrated pursuance towards AIA registration to be completed in a reasonable time frame LEED AP accreditation desirable Understanding of sustainable design principles Ability to plan and interpret building programs and generate design concepts Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, BIM, Photoshop, SketchUp, and Microsoft Office Excellent oral and written English communication skills High level of organizational skills and attention to detail Excellent time management skills Ability to plan project resources, maintain schedules and stay within budget Ability to work well independently and as part of a team Desire, motivation and ability to exceed the firm's and clients' expectations Dedication and willingness to continue professional growth
We are looking for individuals eager to develop their creative and technical skills and work on teams with other dedicated employees to complete the projects our clients need. Hiring the most qualified employees is important to us and the success of our company.
When you join GRW you'll be working for an award-winning, full-service design consulting firm with a history of more than 50 years serving our regional, national, and occasionally international clients. Our objective is simple. We value our employees and take pride in providing them with the proper resources and tools to help them achieve professional excellence.
This type of opportunity does not become available often! We invite you to apply to join our team!
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