Career Opportunities:

Whether you are just beginning your career or are a seasoned designer, PWA is a great place to develop your design skills.  We are always happy to receive resumes from qualified individuals with architectural/design experience.

Typical Qualifications:

  • NAAB-Accredited Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
  • NCARB/IDP registration
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in preparation of construction documents
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, other A/E software, word processing and spreadsheet programs
  • Knowledge of building materials, detailing, construction techniques, specifications, and building codes
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in group settings towards accomplishment of team requirements
  • Professional work demeanor, diligence, and integrity

PWA Offers:

  • Competitive Salary, commensurate with experience
  • Great Benefits, including:
    • Health, Disability, and Life insurance
    • Dental and Vision plans
    • Progressive pooled time-off policy
    • Generous Safe Harbor 401(k) plan
    • Registration reimbursement policy – ARE, LEED, NCARB, CDT
    • Membership dues reimbursement policy – AIA, CSI
    • Numerous “Lunch-n-Learn” presentations
    • Business casual dress
    • New office with available exercise equipment and shower
    • Located in Columbia, Missouri – one of Forbes Best Small Places for Business and Careers
    • Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and work samples to the following.

  • Via email:, subject line “Project Architect Position”
  • Via mail: Kimberly Trabue, PWArchitects, Inc., 2120 Forum Blvd., Ste. 101, Columbia, MO 65203

No phone calls please.

Why Choose Our Team?

  • We offer leadership, guidance and support for our staff with hands on experience in a wide range of project types.

  • Our values include building strong relationships with collaborative effort and the balancing of environmental and economic concerns.

  • We offer a competitive benefits package.

  • We are talented, professional, friendly, generous, creative, knowledgeable, conscientious, responsive, and fun.

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