Job ID:  25991775

Company:  High Plains Architects

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)

Job Title:  Architect / Architectural Designer

Description:  ABOUT YOU Are you passionate about sustainable design and/or historic preservation? Do you want to be a part of redeveloping downtowns yet still live close to pristine landscapes? If this sounds appealing, you may be a great fit for High Plains Architects! We are seeking motivated designers with the following qualifications: Architect or Architect-in-Training with 3-15 years of experience. If you are an AIT, we would like to see significant progress in completing the AXP and/or ARE. LEED AP preferred. Strong design skills. Our project managers start projects at conceptual design and stay with them through CD s and CA. Solid project management experience. Ability to develop cost estimates, manage design fees and the design team, and keep projects moving forward. Vision. Through our leadership, we can bring about sustainability and high quality spaces and places in Montana. Proficient communication skills Technical competency in Revit and Excel other skills are a bonus. ABOUT US High Plains Architects is an award-winning architectural firm focused primarily on downtown redevelopment, historic renovation (or adaptive reuse), and the highest levels of sustainability. We develop some projects ourselves, giving us more control over the final product to maximize value for the budget. We are the Northern Rockies most accomplished sustainable design firm and a leader in historic preservation. We have completed: Nine historic projects meeting the rigorous Secretary of the Interior s Standards for Rehabilitation 12 LEED Platinum-certified green building projects, with two more in process A project pursuing the Living Building Challenge and Passive House Certification View more of our past work at We would love to interview qualified candidates to discuss some of our exciting upcoming projects. ABOUT OUR PLACE Billings, Montana, is flanked by the Yellowstone River and sheltered by the Rimrocks -- sandstone cliffs that border the city s northern edge. We are ringed by many wild parks, linked by a growing network of trails. We are within 60 miles of the Beartooth Mountains, Montana s tallest, and a variety of other amazing wild landscapes with activity opportunities including mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, and rock climbing, which is why Outside Magazine listed Billings as its Best Town of 2016. High Plains Architects is the tip of the spear for the small city urban renaissance. Thanks in part to our many loft apartment and commercial projects, downtown Billings has grown into a vibrant place with local foods restaurants, microbreweries, and a variety of cultural offerings. Our quality of life is enhanced by a minimal commute time all of our staff live within a 5-10 min walk, bike ride, or drive of the office. In addition the airport is a 7 min drive from our downtown office. And finally, Sunset Magazine listed Billings as Best Sustainable Community in 2016 because of the trails and the many LEED Platinum-certified green buildings, most of which High Plains Architects designed or inspired. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY At High Plains Architects, our mission is to serve and inspire our clients, community, heritage, and environment by designing innovative, cost-effective, high-performance buildings. A passion for our mission is invaluable, as everything we do stems from it. Because we work beyond the limits of conventional practice, our employees develop excellent initiative and problem-solving skills. However, time for community involvement and enjoying the great outdoors is also very important to us: our employees average a 40 hour work week. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, dental & vision insurance, simple IRA retirement savings, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, 40 hours of paid community/civic time per year, and a dynamic, fun office environment. Contact us at info and send us a cover letter, resume, portfolio, and references. Phone (406) 896-0250 - Fax (406) 896-0255 I 2720 Minnesota Ave - Billings, MT 59101 I P.O. Box 2203 - Billings, MT 59103 I

Application Instructions:
Contact us at and send us a cover letter, resume, portfolio, and references. Phone (406) 896-0250 - Fax (406) 896-0255 I 2720 Minnesota Ave - Billings, MT 59101 I P.O. Box 2203 - Billings, MT 59103 I