MSA has an opportunity for a ProjectArchitect at any of the following Wisconsin offices: Madison, Milwaukee, Beaver Dam or Baraboo. You will have the opportunity to see, and contribute in, projects from start to finish. The various projects you’ll be working on make a significant and positive impact on the communities you’re serving.
Who we are & how we help As a full-service, 100% employee-owned consulting firm, MSA is all about creating communities that thrive. We partner with clients to solve complex and multi-faceted challenges and improve the quality of infrastructure and neighborhoods. Our focus is to provide exceptional service that builds strong communities. Above all, MSA’s purpose is to enable people to positively impact the lives of others.
Our professionals include engineers, architects, environmental scientists, funding experts, urban planners, and surveyors to name a few, and they work together to provide a full suite of professional services to our clients. From bike trails and interstate highways to drinking water and wastewater, we have supported projects from start to finish since the 1930s.
Our core values guide our daily decisions and how we inspire, encourage and support one another.
Honesty & Integrity - We tell the truth, deal fairly with staff and clients, respect our commitments, and behave in an ethical manner.
Commitment to Learning - We support the professional growth of our staff and invest significant resources in ongoing training and technology.
Respect & Care for Employees - We promote employee wellness, personal growth, and provide a safe and respectful work environment.
Openness - We build trust with all employees through an open and informative company culture.
Client Focus - We enjoy our clients, seek to understand their needs, promptly respond to concerns, and help them reach their goals.
We are collaborative, we are impactful, and together as owners – we make a difference.
The work you will do
Client relations including attendance at client meetings and interaction with existing and new clients
Discipline leadership for internal project teams
Project management including project planning, scoping, budgeting and QA/QC
Leading the building design process. This includes programming, design concept planning, and design development.
Performing code reviews, reviewing specifications, and preparing cost estimates.
Preparing full construction documents in collaboration with our other disciplines and assisting with coordination of work.
Production of architectural and structural models, including sections/details, using Revit.
Bidding and Construction Phase services.
Projects include municipal buildings, parks and recreation facilities, water and wastewater buildings, and other project types
What you bring Skills & Knowledge / Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering required (master’s preferred)
10+ years of prior experience in the field of architecture or engineering required
Proficient use of Revit required
Experience with AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, and Microsoft Office required
Outstanding communication skills, ability to multi-task, and work within a team environment
Personal drive to take a lead in completing projects, assigning tasks to others and reviewing their work, and maintain open lines of communication
Who You Are:
You work well with others. You share ideas and listen with open ears. You can listen to criticism and respectfully disagree with people. You help others succeed. You are comfortable working with colleagues and with busy leaders. You love seeing the team and company succeed.
You are a strategic thinker. You see the big picture and the details. You help your team see opportunities, focus on goals, and make paths to success.
You are a confident communicator. You can explain complicated things to people in a way that they can understand. You are confident in your communication and people have confidence in what you say.
You think like an analyst. You know how to dig into problems, ask questions, find information, and help your team make good decisions.
Benefits We tried to narrow it down to just 5 reasons to work at MSA, but we couldn’t stop ourselves! All employees have the opportunity to enjoy the following perks:
Collaborative work environment
Opportunities to apply your skills and experiences with an established multi-disciplinary consulting firm
Support of over 350 close-knit professionals working toward the same common goal
Co-workers with a passion for what they do
Casual and flexible work environment
Competitive pay and perks
Communities of Practice to share information and provide mentoring opportunities
Work-life integration – we support a healthy work-life balance, with flexibility to help you meet your obligations
Internal and external training opportunities
STEM outreach and volunteer opportunities
Eligible employees will have the opportunity to enjoy the following benefits:
Medical, dental and vision coverage that start on your hire date (no waiting period!)
8 paid holidays in a calendar year
Paid parental leave
100% paid-by-company life insurance, long-term disability and short-term disability
Employee ownership – MSA is 100% employee owned! The ESOP model provides employees with ownership benefits and the opportunity to have your voice heard.
401k retirement plan with generous employer match
MSA is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.
MSA Professional Services, Inc. is an employee owned multi-disciplined engineering, surveying, and architectural consulting firm with over 350 engineers, architects, planners, funding experts, surveyors, GIS experts, landscape architects and environmental scientists. We have multiple office locations throughout the Midwest (Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin). Our mission is to be a trusted partner helping clients succeed. MSA's core values include: honesty and integrity; a commitment to learning; respect and care for employees; openness; and a client focus. MSA's value to respect and care for employees allows us to offer a competitive salary, health insurance, dental benefits, retirement programs, fully paid life and long-term disability insurances, and more. To learn more about MSA visit www.msa-ps.com