McCandless & Associates, Architects is an equal opportunity employer with the belief that our employees are key to our company’s success. We provide a team approach to our project designs and solutions, placing each team member in the position that maximizes their individual skills and expertise in a team environment. This in turn produces creative projects of quality and excellence.

We have an exemplary reputation for quality and we always invite all interested employment candidates from entry-level to experienced architect to submit a resume.

Currently our office is expanding, so we are actively seeking new talent to join our team.  We provide a flexible, family-friendly, collaborative & supportive work environment.  Our benefits package for full-time employees includes:

  • 80 hrs PTO for employees with 0-5 years (increased for employees with 6+ years)
  • Paid holidays (7 days/year)
  • 401k Retirement package with 50% employer match contribution (after 1 yr & 1,000 hrs)

Compensation for each position is always commensurate with experience.   Consider joining our team!  Drop us a note & email your resume.




  • Plan and coordinate assigned projects during the creation of construction documents.
  • Depending on the scope of the project, you will work on various phases of design through construction administration.
  • Monitor and maintain project schedules & consistently meet deadlines.
  • Produce complete sets of construction documents.
  • Perform product and code research.
  • Maintain complete and accurate project files.
  • Adhere to client prototype standards when applicable.
  • Reviewing project contract and budget.
  • Effectively coordinate and communicate with consultants and design team members.


  • Must be proficient in Revit & AutoCAD with excellent modeling & documentation skills.
  • Accredited Architectural Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years working for a licensed architect.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, etc), Bluebeam, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop.
  • Able to work effectively both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload & keep multiple projects moving forward simultaneously.
  • Must be familiar with CBC with an emphasis on accessibility and occupancy/load calculations.
  • Familiar with a variety of standard building materials and related construction techniques
  • Possess excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Exhibit customer service attitude with professional, team-player disposition.


  • 5 years of professional experience in commercial and residential design preferred.
  • Portfolio of work that demonstrates excellence in construction documentation skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (in Architecture or a related field).
  • Current ARE candidate preferred.