Sr. Architectural Designer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Kansas City
United States

United States of America - Missouri, Kansas City

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Level Architectural Designer for immediate employment. The position, located at AECOM’s Kansas City office; which specializes in Sports Architecture, is responsible for preparing designs, for new construction work, and/or renovation of sports related facilities across the US. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing architectural designs (computer based and hand sketches) to meet project specifications

  • Adapts and modifies design features and operational methods to meet a variety of situations

  • Preparing designs, sketches, diagrams, schematic and working drawings

  • Overseeing finished plans, specifications, and material approval

  • Demonstrating a strong sense of urgency combined with the ability to prioritize tasks and work effectively within a team environment

  • Assist in preparation of designs, quantity calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings

  • Prepares graphics and visualizations for project presentations and directs the production team

  • Specific focus in executing design and vision for sports and public assembly related projects

  • Use computer software as a tool for solving basic architectural problems

  • Maintain conformance with building standards, established architectural practices, and applicable building codes

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Supports the work of the Junior Designers in executing the design and vision

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or other related field

  • 8 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with BIM-Revit, Sketchup, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, or other related CADD and 3D software

  • Working knowledge in the use of computers for making architectural drawings, calculations and 3-D visual simulations

  • Ideal candidate will have between 10 to 15 years of leading design efforts on multiple projects

  • NCARB and LEED Accredited Professional certified

  • Experience in the use of computers for making architectural drawings, calculations and 3-D visual simulations

  • Interest and experience in sports and assembly related projects

  • Basic understanding of architectural principles and theory associated with project design and construction document production.

  • Basic knowledge of standard construction techniques and principles

  • Proficiency in word processing, excel and effective communication skills

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship for US Work Authorization is not available with this position

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 231956BR

Clearance Required 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.