LOOKING TO EARN YOUR EXPERIENCE AND CREDITS FOR THE ARCHITECT REGISTRATION EXAMINATION?
Our unique ArchiTrak™ Program is specifically designed for recent architecture graduates looking to fulfill the work experience requirements needed to become a licensed architect and earn NCARB certification. Morton Buildings offers positions in a variety of functional disciplines where candidates can learn, practice, and build expertise through a series of roles within the company, earning competitive pay while earning credits.
WHY MORTON BUILDINGS?
Morton Buildings is a 100% employee-owned, vertically integrated, design-build company; we design, engineer, manufacture, and construct projects all over the country. We are no stranger to innovation. From energy-efficiency initiatives to new materials and the latest technologies Morton Buildings has been leading the post-frame design and construction industry for decades. When you work for Morton Buildings, you will gain exposure and experience in a variety of positions to be a vital player in future innovations.
- Competitive pay while earning credits
- Comprehensive, real-world experience in a variety of disciplines
- An effective way to earn AXP™ credits
- Assistance studying for and taking the ARE
- Exposure to state-of-the-art technologies with a vertically integrated design-build company
- Structured program with flexible timeline to complete
- Be part of a 100% employee-owned company
Plus Employee Benefits
- Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
- Life insurance and Disability Coverage
- Paid Vacation, Personal and Holiday Time
- 401k with Company Match
- Profit Sharing
- Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS
The ArchiTrak™ program has a flexible but guided timeline allowing individuals to progress through a wide range of positions, complete the Architectural Experience Program® (AXP™) and pass the Architect Registration Exam®. These positions are based at the Morton Buildings headquarters in Morton, Illinois, but may involve placements at other locations.
Project Documentation – drafting construction documents – the largest portion of the AXP by hours. Candidates will learn post-frame construction and detailing.
Project Design – design drawings, programming, client meetings – candidates will develop project designs for many different uses across the country
Architectural Plans Review – candidates will learn building and life safety codes
Engineering Plans Review – candidates will gain a greater understanding of wood structural systems.
Construction Estimating – candidates can work on creating bid documents, coordinating contractor work, and creating a bill of materials.
Project Management - candidates will work through a project from concept to completion – renderings to punch lists.
Building Systems Design – candidates will integrate Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, ventilation, daylighting, and structure into a cohesive whole, and then see the project built.
Research and Development – candidates can work with product managers to create new and exciting project lines and introduce new materials and systems.
Life in the Heart of Illinois
Peoria is unlike any other city, offering a unique variety of experiences you don’t want to miss! Its proximity to the countryside, while also boasting an international airport with 8 daily flights in and out of Chicago, Peoria is a great place to call home. From exploring the great outdoors, to shopping, to dining, and everything in between…no matter your interests, you’ll never run out of things to discover in Peoria!