Flad Architects

Job Captain

Location US-WI-Madison
# Positions


If you enjoy solving complex challenges in a collaborative environment that celebrates each persons’ ideas, experience, and creativity, this might be the opportunity for you. Flad is a national architectural firm, with ten offices across the country, specializing in science, healthcare, academic, and workplace spaces. Flad is a team of creative, intelligent, energetic people who help our clients tackle the issues that change people’s lives.

How will your days be spent

  • Responsible for leadership and coordination with project team members and consultants from project inception through completion.
  • Assist the Project Manager in directing and managing the project team and consultants, mentoring staff, and representing the firm to the client. 
  • Deliver projects on schedule and within budget while making authoritative decisions and recommendations of significant impact related to the project.
  • Responsible for the technical planning and execution of the project documents.
  • Participate in client presentations and/or meetings.

What you bring to this role


  • Minimum of five years architectural experience, eight years preferred, with at least one year of recent Job Captain or Project Architect experience leading multi-disciplinary teams required.
  • Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously preferred. 
  • Previous experience with integrating engineering systems into architectural designs and/or commercial, industrial, research and development, or applied manufacturing projects preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction standards, documentation, and detailing practices required. Full understanding of appropriate codes (municipal, state, UBC and ADA) and awareness of code changes required.
  • Excellent presentation, written, and verbal communication skills essential.
  • Travel of one to two times per month, two days per trip required.


  • Revit and AutoCAD proficiency required 


  • Degree in architecture or related field required.
  • Professional registration and sustainability accreditation preferred.
  • Sustainability accreditation preferred. 

Flad offers a wide range of benefits including: 

  • hybrid work environment
  • health, dental and vision insurance
  • generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • financial health and wellness benefits - retirement savings plan; fiduciary advisor; identity theft plan; Section 125 flexible benefits; income protection – life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability; Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • continuing education and career development – internal programs; funds set aside for external programs, licensure and sustainability support, annual professional registration and organization reimbursement 

Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact Human Resources at 608-238-2661 or email us at humanresources@flad.com.


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