Project Architect, Construction Administration

  • Full-Time
  • San Francisco
  • $100,000 - $127,000 per year

Website Mithun

We are seeking a Project Architect with 15+ years of experience to join Mithun in San Francisco. As a member of our integrated design team, you will work alongside other Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Urban Designers and Urban Planners to advance design & technical excellence, environmental performance and social justice on a range of projects. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of project typologies including creative workplace, cultural & educational environments and urban multi-family, affordable and student housing. We currently collaborate in the office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Mondays and Fridays are flexible workdays that allow employees to work in the office or from home.

About Mithun

At Mithun, our design has purpose—to create positive change in people’s lives. We are an internationally recognized leader in sustainability, combining exemplary design with a focus on building and site performance, human health and social equity. Since the inception of the practice in 1949, our work has been recognized with hundreds of peer and industry awards including the 2023 AIA Architecture Firm Award, ULI Global Awards for Excellence and eight AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Awards.

We embrace justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) as key expressions of our mission of Design for Positive Change. We are committed to promoting JEDI both internally and externally in our firm culture, project work and partnerships. A JUST organization since 2017, Mithun’s goal is not just good intentions but real impact for the people, communities and clients we serve.


  • Lead projects through their Construction Administration Phase.
  • Join project teams during the Construction Documents Phase, providing technical support through detailing and mentoring others.
  • Work collaboratively with interdisciplinary design teams.
  • Work effectively as both a team member and independently.
  • Coach and mentor project team staff.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture.
  • 15+ years of post-graduate professional experience with demonstrated depth in construction administration.
  • Significant knowledge of architectural detailing.
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills.
  • Strong communication, teamwork, collaboration and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficient in Revit, and the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Architectural registration.

Please submit your resume and relevant work samples.

Mithun offers medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid parental leave, transit benefits, a 401(k) retirement plan and discretionary bonus opportunity based on firm profitability and individual performance. Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts are available based on eligibility requirements.  Paid time off includes eight holidays and vacation accrual of two weeks per year. The expected range of compensation for this role is $100,000 – $127,000 per year. Pay ranges differ by location.

Mithun is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position is based in our San Francisco, CA location.


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