RQ Construction
  • Carlsbad, CA, USA
  • 80000-90000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K/Match, Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Holiday Pay

RQC, LLC, (a wholly-owned subsidiary of DPR Construction) is seeking experienced Architects with an advanced level of large scale ($25M +) commercial, federal and/or industrial type project experience to join our design/build team to contribute to true integrated project delivery for the Department of Defense. Projects are challenging, interesting and diverse both technically and geographically.

Our dynamic 35+ Architectural team (and growing) includes over10 licensed Architects, and staff hailing from some of the top commercial Arch/A&E firms in the nation. We utilize the highest levels of design and 3D technologies for production and construction.

We are looking for broad-thinking Architects and Designers to be part of a uniquely dynamic culture of innovation and collaboration that encompasses all aspects of design/build. We truly offer the best of both worlds and focus on developing our staff in all facets of project delivery.

The holistic experience at RQ is like no other. From one Architect's perspective, "There is no better environment to work, than with a team of designers and builders collaborating together to deliver the best built environment for our nation's federal and DOD agencies."

From another Architect's perspective, "It is exciting to work for a company that encourages a team effort for design and is passionate about professional development and mentoring. We are fortunate to work in an environment that incorporates all facets of the construction industry from estimators to the building trades. . . and we are better Architects as a result."


  • A Bachelor's degree in Architecture or related field is the minimum formal education required for this position.
  • Eight (8) to ten (10) years' experience in full-time architectural CAD/REVIT drafting and construction documentation processes, with three or more years' experience in commercial design project involvement required. Project design experience with the Department of Defense (DoD) is preferred.
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Internet, etc.) at the highest working knowledge, required.
  • Specific software literacy (Revit v2011 or higher, ACAD v2011 or higher, Sketchup) required. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, preferred, but not required.
  • LEED GA credential is preferred.
  • CA architectural licensure desired.

COMPANY PROFILE: RQC, LLC is a full service contracting and design firm that specializes in Design/Build projects for both public and private clients, with a primary focus on the Department of Defense. Our mission is 'to provide our customers the best built environment while being the first choice of all stakeholders.

The firm offers a variety of services including construction, architectural design, trade services, virtual design and construction, and LEED/sustainable design management for projects ranging from $25M to over $250M. RQ's experience includes projects throughout the nation including California, Washington, Virginia and North Carolina, as well as internationally as U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Puerto Rico. The success of this company has been built on three pillars: Quality, Integrity, and Leadership. Our employees work hard as a team, thrive on innovation and remain committed to being the first choice of our clients as well as all other stakeholders. In return we offer an excellent work environment, very competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis or status protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation.

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