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Clark Nexsen is an integrated architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Clark Nexsen has been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years.

Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, and Washington, D.C. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment.

We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work.
Jul 16, 2019
Position Open: July 15, 2019 Position Close: Until filled Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions. Must apply online through corporate website at  www.clarknexsen.com . Firm Description Clark Nexsen Construction Services is the construction and general contracting subsidiary of Clark Nexsen, a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We primarily perform design build construction projects and we perform the majority of our design services with Clark Nexsen. Combined we have the experience and skills to provide a turnkey solution for our clients that provides a high level of both design and construction in an expeditious time period. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals. We work primarily in the Southeastern United States and operate our projects from our regional offices. Our combined firms are headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work. Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available. Job Description Clark Nexsen Construction Services seeks to hire a  Superintendent  assigned to our  Roanoke, VA  office to work at the jobsite of a construction project in the New River Valley area of South West Virginia (around Dublin, Christiansburg, and Roanoke, VA area).  This position will be required to work at the jobsite the majority of the time.   The Superintendent will be responsible for field operations on the project(s) assigned in order to achieve the safe, high quality, timely and profitable completion of the project.  These tasks consist of managing subcontractors / trade craft, maintaining contracts, Contract Documents, etc.  In addition, the Superintendent will be responsible for quality control, safety, logistics and production.  The Superintendent must also support the Project Manager/Project Executive in monitoring job progress on site; ensuring compliance with contract documents, the Quality Control Program and Safety protocols; developing and executing on the project plans and schedules; assisting with logistical coordination; and planning and preparing documentation to facilitate the close out process, all at the discretion of the Superintendent. General responsibilities   include but are not limited to the following: Pre-Construction : Creation of the project schedule and production rates.  Perform detailed quantity takeoffs of Construction Documents and Interim documents and assist in estimating cost of work. Work with the Project Manager to set procedures for document control and perform documents control. Assist in development of scopes of work, bid package development and solicit subcontractors and suppliers, including review of subcontractor proposals and scope review. Work with the Project Executive and Project Manager in development of the Safety Plan, Quality Controls Plan, Site Logistics Plan, Project Schedule and Cost Control System. Field Operations: Coordinate subcontractor daily activities, project deliveries and craft personnel. Document quality and progress of each Subcontractor and Supplier.   Perform detailed quality control checks and write the associated quality control reports. Participate and manage the QCM process of Preparatory, Initial and final inspections. Develop and manage the Re-Work List, Completion List, Pre-Final Punch List, and Punch List. Gain knowledge in reviewing shop drawings, project submittals, and product data sheets. Development of Activity Hazard Analysis and perform daily safety inspections. Coordinate site logistics plans and assist in management of the delivery log and check in all deliveries. Setting and maintaining layout control on the jobsite.  Update the project schedule monthly, two week and four week look short interval schedules.  Update Subcontractors and Suppliers of any changes to the plans, specifications and/or schedule. Assist in the completion of punch lists as necessary.  Project Management: Prepare complete, accurate, and timely submittal logs for construction projects based on project drawings and specifications. Receive approved submittals from Architect or Engineer and notifying the Project Superintendent of potential schedule impact. Complete of all required project close-out documents per contract in a timely manner Distribute contract documents to subcontractors, including drawings, specifications, and general conditions. Distribute final requirement documentation to subcontractors and bookkeeper Take accurate and complete meeting minutes and distribute timely Proactively manage project to achieve quality, schedule, budget and safety. Utilize and maintain tools: schedule and document management to track and record project performance. Essential Abilities   include but are not limited to the following: Travel an average of 50% of the time Work may involve times outside normal working hours and on weekends Work outdoors with varying terrain and all types of weather Stand, walk, and climb for 8+ hours a day Be able to lift up to 30 lbs and operate equipment Be able to work at heights, over water, and in confined spaces While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; talk or hear; walk; sit. The employee is frequently required to reach with arms and/or hands; bend, kneel; stoop, crouch or crawl and climb (ladders and scaffolding ); perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 30 lbs. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time on the physical jobsite; in a construction trailer; and occasionally an office building. Requirements include being able to be in your feet either walking long distances or standing for long periods of time.  This position is exposed to high temperatures; cool/cold temperatures; and loud noises. Education A bachelors degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management is preferred. A High School Diploma or GED is required.   OSHA 10 hr certification is required OSHA 30 hr certification is preferred Software Skills A Superintendent should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, accounting, and information management.  Computer Software consists of Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Word and Project Based Templates.  Daily reports, timesheets, quality control reports, etc.  will be done electrically by using Red Team Software Career Experience The Superintendent should have at least ten years of experience in the commercial construction industry in either a Assistant Superintendent or Superintendent. Experience in both field operations and pre-construction is desirable.  Superintendent must also have experience in being a superintendent on a ground up project.  Other Criteria Ability to prepare effective and concise documents Possess technical precision Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups Have a client-oriented attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole Possess excellent team leadership capabilities and abilities
Clark Nexsen Roanoke, VA, USA Full-Time
Jul 09, 2019
Position Open: July 9, 2019 Position Close: Until filled Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions. Must apply online through corporate website at  www.clarknexsen.com . Firm Description Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals. Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work. Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available. Job Description We seek to hire an  Architect  in our  Roanoke, VA  office who will be responsible for performing, directing and supervising all aspects of architectural design services on multi-discipline building design projects of small to moderate  scope for commercial and government facilities.  The ideal candidate will have 5 - 7 years of experience in an Architect role and utilizing Revit software. General responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Performing all aspects of architectural design services including conceptual studies, programming, schematic documents, design development documents, and construction documents under the direct supervision of the Managing Principal, Design Manager or Senior Architect Working on a multi-discipline design team Meeting with clients to prepare and validate scope of work Preparation of marketing and presentation materials as directed Obtain guidance from Senior Architects and the Department Head as necessary to resolve technical and coordination issues and conflicting criteria Direct and supervise the work of Interns, Designers and CAD Technicians assigned to the project, particularly where unusual or difficult problems are encountered Providing architectural services associated with the bidding process, including preparing addenda and amendments and opening and tabulating bids as directed Providing architectural services associated with the construction phase, including field visits, answering RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings Complying with the company’s quality control practices and procedures Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Managing Principals, Project Managers, Design Managers, Senior Architects, and senior management Working with a multi-discipline team of architects, engineers, interior designers and landscape architects Participate in team meetings and coordinating efforts with other team members Directing, supervising and training junior architectural staff as directed Mentoring and monitoring the professional development of junior architectural staff Project responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Assist with Senior Architect tasks as directed Serve in the role of Design Manager on projects as assigned Assist in the preparation of scope and fee proposals for the architectural portion of multi-discipline projects or single-discipline, architectural-only projects Conduct project code analysis for review by the Managing Principal, Design Manager or Senior Architect Analyze, design and document project components Develop details of building system components Develop discipline specifications for review by the Design Manager or Senior Architect Coordinate drawings with technical specifications Coordinate work product with other disciplines Review all work products prepared  by support staff assigned to the project Incorporate responses to QC comments into the project documents Assist in responding to RFI’s, Dr. Check comments, etc. Review and respond to CA submittals Perform discipline QA/QC review on assigned projects Adhere to project budget and schedule May require domestic and foreign travel Education Bachelor of Architecture from an NAAB-accredited  program  -or- Masters of Architecture (MA must be from an NAAB-accredited program) Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations Must be a fully licensed Architect in at least one US state, preferably in the local jurisdiction NCARB certified to facilitate licensure through reciprocity is preferred Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices with LEED AP accreditation preferred Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process Software Skills An Architect should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, accounting, and information management.  Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to understand the capabilities and limitations of the programs and interact with the support staff in their use of the software is highly desirable.  Career Experience An Architect should typically have 4 years or more of significant design experience as an architect intern in an architectural firm or a multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm. Experience in federal, state, municipal, healthcare, commercial, higher education or similar projects plus experience in Design/Build and CM at Risk project delivery methods will be given additional consideration. Other Criteria The ideal candidate will have: Ability to prepare effective and concise documents Technical precision and creative design skills Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups Ability to provide outstanding professional services Dedication to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole Ability to work well with others in a team environment Selection Process Selection will be based on your application, resume, and portfolio. In order to be considered, you will need to submit a portfolio with your application according to the following parameters: Single file in PDF format Maximum File Size:10 MB No page limits, provided that the file size restrictions are met Portfolios must be submitted electronically. W e will NOT accept or consider hard copy portfolios.
Clark Nexsen Roanoke, VA, USA Full-Time
May 30, 2019
Position Open: May 30, 2019 Position Close: Until filled Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions.   Must apply online through corporate website at  www.clarknexsen.com . Firm Description Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals. Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work. Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available. Job Description We seek to hire a  Senior Electrical Designer  in our  Virginia Beach, VA  office who will supervise and coordinate the preparation of Electrical Engineering design and construction documents on multi-discipline building design projects of moderate to large scope.  The ideal candidate will possess an RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer) certification.  General responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Performing various electrical engineering design services as a senior or lead designer, including Conceptual Studies, Program Requirements, Design Analyses, Calculations, Equipment selection and layout, and System selection and layout for building design and site electrical utilities independently with minimal direction from supervising engineering staff. Meeting with clients to prepare proposed scope of work as directed. Providing oversight and coordination of projects, and working with assigned Project Managers and Senior Engineers to meet client’s budget, contract fees, goals, objectives, and deadlines Coordinating and communicating all aspects of electrical design within multi-disciplinary teams as requested by the Senior Electrical Engineer. Providing input to senior engineer and project manager for project evolution Developing project schematic designs, design development designs, and construction documents Supervising and mentoring junior electrical engineering designers and CADD technicians Complying with quality control policies and procedures Providing support services during the bidding process, i.e., preparing addenda, amendments, and responding to RFI’s Performing construction phase services including representing the firm on-site, answering RFI’s, reviewing shop drawings, preparing as-builts, etc. as directed Working with, responding to, and taking direction from senior engineers and project managers Working independently with limited direction Supervising and mentoring junior staff in the Electrical Engineering Department Performing other responsibilities as assigned by the Department Director, Senior Engineer, Project Managers, and senior management. Project responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Perform Engineer or Senior Engineer tasks as directed Responsible for document organization and clarity Responsible for discipline drawing coordination Assisting with the preparation of fee proposals Drafting of plans, partial plans, sections, details Create schematic-level plans and details for approval by the Project Engineer Developing an accurate, three-dimensional model of the structure with the necessary level of detail using the required Building Information Modeling (BIM) software package, when BIM is a project requirement Develop design options for resolution of system conflicts Assist with electrical systems calculations and LEED templates Participate in electrical system selections Participate in building code analysis process Coordinate work product with other disciplines Adhere to project budget and schedule Education Have earned a high school diploma, or equivalent, and completed coursework in AutoCAD, Microstation, and/or BIM software packages from a technical or vocational school; or An Associate’s Degree in a field of study related to drafting and design; or A Certificate in a field of study related to drafting and design; or A four-year undergraduate degree in a field of study related to drafting and design Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations The following certifications may be given additional consideration: Applicable Autodesk certifications Active membership in drafting or modeling-related organizations (local or web-based) Certificate of Management for Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM) Lighting Certified (LC) and Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD)    certifications Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices and pursuing LEED AP accreditation Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process Software Skills A Senior Electrical Designer should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, and information management.  Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to utilize the software in the development of project documents and interact with other project team members in their use of the software is highly desirable.  Career Experience A Senior Electrical Designer should typically have 12 years or more of significant A/E consulting experience as a CAD or BIM Technician, Designer or Senior Designer working under the supervision and guidance of a licensed Electrical Engineer (PE). Experience in federal, state, municipal, healthcare, commercial, higher education or similar projects plus experience in Design/Build and CM at Risk project delivery methods is desirable. Other Criteria Ability to prepare effective and concise documents and correspondence. Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups and communicate effectively with others. Have a can-do attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole  
Clark Nexsen Virginia Beach, VA, USA Full-Time
May 30, 2019
Position Open: May 30, 2019 Position Close: Until filled Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions.   Must apply online through corporate website at  www.clarknexsen.com . Firm Description Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals. Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work. Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available. Job Description We seek an  Electrical Engineer PE  in our  Virgnia Beach, VA  office who will be responsible for performing, directing and supervising all aspects of electrical engineering on multi-discipline building design projects of moderate to large scope for commercial and government facilities.  The ideal candidate will possess an RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer) certification.   General responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Performing all aspects of electrical engineering design as a lead engineer, including Conceptual Studies, Program Requirements, Design Analyses, Calculations, Equipment selection and layout, and System selection and layout  for building design and site electrical utilities Meeting with clients (internal and external) to prepare and/or validate proposed scope of services Directing and supervising the work of EIT’s assigned to the project, particularly where engineering judgment on the part of the EIT is exercised and unusual or difficult problems are encountered Obtain guidance from senior engineers and the Department Head as necessary to resolve technical and coordination issues and conflicting criteria Complying with the Company’s quality control policies and procedures Providing and supervising electrical support services during the bidding process, i.e., preparing addenda and amendments as required Performing and supervising electrical construction phase services including representing the firm on-site, answering RFI’s, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings. Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Project Managers, Managing Principals, Design Principals, Department Directors, and senior management Participate in team meetings and coordinating efforts with other team members Directing, supervising and training junior electrical staff as directed Mentoring and monitoring the professional development of junior electrical staff Project responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Perform Senior Engineer tasks as directed Serve in the role of Design Manager on projects as assigned Preparing scope and fee proposals for the electrical portion of multi-discipline projects or single-discipline, electrical-only projects Conduct project code analysis for review by the Project Engineer Selection and layout of the building electrical systems, including consideration of alternative systems Preparing accurate, complete, and code-compliant drawings and specifications for schematic, design development, and construction document submittals. Develop details of electrical system components Reviewing calculations and work products produced by EIT’s assigned to the project Reviewing  all work products produced by support staff  assigned to the project Develop discipline specifications for review by the Senior Engineer Coordinate work product with other disciplines Incorporate responses to QC and Gray Team comments into the project documents Assist in responding to RFI’s, Dr. Check comments, etc. Review and respond to CA submittals Perform discipline QA/QC review on assigned projects Adhere to project budget and schedule Education Graduate of an ABET-accredited 4 or 5-year engineering program in one of the following disciplines: Electrical Engineering  (Building design or power distribution focus) Electrical Engineering Technology (Building design or power distribution focus) Architectural Engineering (Electrical Engineering focus) Architectural Engineering Technology (Electrical Engineering focus) Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations Must be a fully licensed Professional Engineer in at least one US state, preferably in the local jurisdiction Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices with LEED AP accreditation preferred Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Registered Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD), or Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional (CLEP), certifications are desirable Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process Active participation in IEEE, IES or other related professional organizations is desirable Software Skills An Electrical Engineer should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, accounting, and information management. Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to understand the capabilities and limitations of the programs and interact with the support staff in their use of the software is highly desirable.  Career Experience An Electrical Engineer should typically have 4 years or more of significant design and practice experience in a leadership role with a Electrical Engineering firm or a multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm with substantial knowledge of applicable energy codes and standards. Strong experience in the design of building power distribution, lighting, communications and security systems is desirable. Experience as a lead designer or Electrical Engineer in federal, state, municipal, healthcare, commercial, higher education or similar projects plus experience in Design/Build and CM at Risk project delivery methods is desirable. Previous experience with wireless communications projects will be given additional consideration for Electrical Engineers assigned to our Wireless Communications division. Other Criteria and Considerations Ability to prepare effective and concise documents and correspondence. Ability to make effective presentations to a variety of groups Have a can-do attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole Be dedicated to the advancement of the engineering profession
Clark Nexsen Virginia Beach, VA, USA Full-Time