Architectural Designer
BSI Engineering
Cincinnati, OH

About $70,000 - $96,000 a year


Architectural Designer

The Designer position in the Architecture Department is responsible for assisting with the design and detail drawing packages for various project types. Working with an in-house interdisciplinary team, our designers are in charge of creating, developing and documenting building packages for clients in the commercial and industrial sectors. The Architecture department leads in the development of projects from preliminary through detailed construction documents. Working with our clients, the team provides expertise in designing new facilities, developing new ways of using existing buildings, and providing design options as projects progress.


  • Participates in programming efforts with client and gathers necessary field data
  • Leads interdisciplinary coordination efforts to ensure project objectives are being met
  • Assists in developing designs and details
  • Prepares and modifies architectural documents, elevations, sections, details, etc. using Revit
  • Continues to develop and improve the quality of design and documentation within the firm while taking leadership in related efforts
  • Assists in preparing material take-offs for estimating efforts as required
  • Participates in Construction administration support


  • Bachelor’sDegree in Design Studies, Architectural Design, or a related field of study
  • 8+years post graduate experience
  • Proficient in Revit
  • Strong knowledge of generalbuilding systems, functions and design
  • Strong knowledge of construction techniques,materials, methods and industry standards
  • Good presentation and decision-makingskills
  • Proficient at setting prioritiesand managing multiple tasks
  • Good written and oral communicationskills
  • Positive conflict resolution skills

BSI Core Values

  • Ethical – you operate in a professional manner andfollow good moral standards
  • Honest– you are trustworthy and truthful
  • Respectful– you treat others with respect regardless of their position or your own
  • Service– you have a serving mindset and look for ways to help (both clients andcoworkers)
  • Positive Attitude –you look for the best qualities in those with whom you work, that you take onchallenges willingly, and approach issues and communications in a positive way
  • Accountable– you can be counted on by others and you take ownership of yourresponsibilities
  • Continuous Learning –you are willing to take the time to learn new skills
  • Takes Initiative– you look for opportunities to do more
  • Cooperative– you have the ability to get along with others and help them succeed
  • Stewardship– you are good steward of company and client finances
  • Safety– you are expected to protect yourself and others. Learn and follow appropriate safety practices
  • Resourceful– you will proactively look for creative solutions

About BSI

By forming strategicalliances with others who share a similar vision, BSI Engineering is nowcapable of providing full service consulting and detailed design, design-build,or EPCM services catered to meet any budget or schedule. Our mantra is: “Servethe client, satisfy the employee… and the rest will take care of itself.” Morethan anything, we believe if we attract the most service-oriented professionalsin our industry, then we will truly be best in class by all those who make useof the services we offer. For more details, check out our website at

BSI Office Locations

  • Cincinnati, OH (Headquarters)
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Louisville, KY
  • Dearborn, MI

Job Type: Full-time

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Other forms

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development assistance

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative