Construction Administrator Position

David Baker Architects
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Added on: 5 Mar 2021, Job offer expires on: 1 Sep 2021

Construction Administrator Position David Baker Architects (DBA) is a progressive architecture firm with offices in San Francisco, Oakland, and Birmingham, Alabama, that creates acclaimed buildings in urban environments. DBA is known for exceptional housing, creative site strategies, designing for density, and integrating new construction into the public realm. We have a passion for and deep understanding of the power of humane and respectful environments to transform neighborhoods and elevate the lives of individuals and families. 

We seek a candidate to work full-time on San Francisco Bay Area construction projects, focusing on multifamily residential work with various construction types. Site visits to projects will average once a week (days of the week and number of projects will vary). Otherwise, office-based work will currently be 100% remote until our offices reopen post-pandemic.

Please apply if you feel you are a good fit for this position and are interested in working on multiple projects as part of a collaborative, mission-driven firm. 



  • 10 years professional experience 

  • Bachelor degree in architecture

  • Licensed Architect (California preferred)

  • Construction Administration experience

  • Revit experience

  • Strong professional references


  • LEED AP or GA

  • Multifamily residential experience

  • Wood framing, metal framing, and concrete structure experience

  • California Building Code experience

  • Writing AMMRs to AHJ

  • Navisworks/BIM coordination experience


  • SF MOD experience

  • Modular building experience

  • Heavy Timber experience

  • Previous work in Bay Area jurisdictions


Construction Projects

  • Participate in Owner/Architect/Contractor weekly meetings

  • Perform site visits and produce field observation reports

  • Manage communication and revisions as part of the CA process

  • Negotiate code interpretations with authorities having jurisdiction, as needed

  • Advocate throughout for great design/preservation of building design intent

Staff Support

  • Serve as technical resource for project teams

  • Perform technical review of drawing sets

  • Provide consistent clear feedback to staff to continually improve QA/QC for the firm

Benefits include 

  • Individual health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Continuing Education/Tuition reimbursement

  • 401(k)

  • FSA, DCA, and 529 accounts

  • Profit sharing



Please send a digital submission following the directions below:

Subject Line: “DBA Construction Administration 2021”


Attention: Paola Lari 

Attachment: Please combine the following documents into a single PDF with a maximum size of 3MB (one file), formatted to print on 8.5 x 11 paper (landscape or portrait) File name: LastName_FirstName_DBA_Date.pdf


1. Cover letter 2. Resume

3. Select work samples

Please no phone calls or recruiters. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. 

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