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.