Project Architect - Military veterans preferred

2021-09-15
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States

United States of America - Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented, design and technical oriented Architect for immediate employment in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office.

About AECOM

At AECOM , 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

DCS—Buildings + Places

  • AECOM ’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

  • With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

  • Our teams have designed and delivered signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework; Al Janoub Stadium (with Zaha Hadid Architects) in Qatar; Place Ladywell Temporary Housing in London, UK; the new Philippines Senate Building in Manila; public realm and open space such as Liberty Park, New York, New York, Dasha River, Shenzhen, China, Oxygen Park, Qatar; as well as and corporate workplace and tech facilities for Fortune 500 companies around the world.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with industry leading professionals and having the experience of working with experts across the entire spectrum of architecture and engineering disciplines. Aspire to be a key player on regional, national and international projects focused on rail and aviation architecture. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • Provide support coordinating technical and administrative activities in the execution of transit, aviation, and other public and private sector projects

  • Work in tight coordination with the Philadelphia architectural design team to schedule, implement, and coordinate all aspects of architectural services from design to construction documents in compliance with office and client standards

  • Coordinate architectural work with engineering disciplines both in-house and with consultants

  • Attend client presentation and progress meetings to communicate design intent and technical details

  • Prepare and coordinate architectural details with other architectural team members for consistency with project design intent and office/client standards

  • Perform project setup, drawing layout, modifications, and reviews within Revit

  • Assist in the preparation of work effort estimates of architectural services for proposals

  • Provide regular updates with project managers for schedule and budget compliance for architectural services

  • Assist in the coordination of projects with multi¬discipline teams of architects, engineers, and consultants for public and private clients

  • Mentor junior architects and designers, and be responsible for determining technical objectives of project assignments in conjunction with project management and design principles

  • Develop solutions to complex technical problems

  • Prepare program analysis, life safety code analysis, concept designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic design, design development, construction drawings, and project specifications

  • Opportunity to travel

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

  • 4 plus years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed as a registered Architect

  • NCARB accreditation

  • Project production experience, standards and regulations

  • Advanced Technical Skills: Revit, AutoCAD, MS Office, Adobe Suite

  • Good understanding of building codes

  • Exhibits leadership traits and has experience leading a design team with successful outcomes

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Construction administration experience

  • Advanced Rendering/Modelling experience (Sketch¬up, Rhino, etc.)

  • AIA MasterSpec experience

  • LEED Accredited Professional

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. 254886BR

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.