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Project Architect

Aecom

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted November 23, 2021.

United States of America
– Texas, Houston

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Architect to be based in Houston, Texas.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone.

Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy.

We’re one global team
– 47,000 strong
– driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options.

Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion
– a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities.

We believe in leadership at all levels.

No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts
– planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers
– leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future.

Join us and let’s get started.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

As a Project Architect with recognized technical expertise and experience in demanding, design driven projects, you will lead interdisciplinary teams.

Leveraging your industry experience and technical acumen, you will drive a wide range of project types and sizes through all phases of design, documentation, and construction.

You are a team leader and will have the opportunity to lead not only from a project perspective, but from a practice and culture standpoint.

The right person will be an integral part of our architecture practice in the region.

What you will do:

  • In partnership with the Project Director and/or Project Manager, you will lead a team, or multiple teams in the technical documentation and delivery of a wide range of projects
  • Prepare design and contract drawings using advanced design software tools
  • Prepare alternative design solutions, contract documents and specifications
  • Develop solutions to a wide range of difficult technical problems
  • Oversee the work of more junior designers and architects
  • Manage client, team, and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape, and civil consultants
  • Support communication between project team, clients, vendors, contractors, consultants, and building and permitting officials

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture plus a minimum of six (6) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Licensed Architect
  • Due to the nature of this work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Architecture
  • Highly Proficient in Autodesk Revit
  • Experience with Bluebeam, Dynamo, Rhino, SketchUp, and Enscape
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
  • Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations
  • Desire to be mentored by leadership and provide mentorship to junior staff
  • Excellent oral and written communication skill
  • Detail-oriented and technical, yet experienced enough to see the big picture
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills
  • Affinity with developing details and experience in construction documents
  • Ability to work independently and lead large groups of technical minded people with minimal oversight
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines
  • Ability to apply passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment
  • Working knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures
  • Ability to lead integrated design teams of varying sizes to accomplish project delivery from concept through construction document completion and may perform construction administration
  • Support Federal, Civic, Transportation and/or Industrial projects within the last 10 years through all phases of design and construction
  • DoD and Federal Civilian experience
  • Experience on Federal Design Build Projects
  • Proficiency with FGI, UFCs and other federal criteria
  • NCARB Certified

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future.

Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come.

We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership.

Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line B&P
– Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No.

256771BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.