Urban Designer V - Military veterans preferred

2021-11-25
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Dallas
Texas
United States

United States of America - Texas, Houston

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Urban Designer V 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.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for initiating and developing engineering drawings through completion for assigned projects in conformance with the requirements, applicable codes, and design criteria established by the project’s discipline engineers.

  • Under minimal supervision, develops complex engineering drawings.

  • Applies a solid level of understanding within a specific discipline.

  • Exercises sound judgment in assessing problem situations or complex design issues, and uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.

  • Basic understanding of engineer’s process of performing and verifying design calculations to support the overall project design.

  • Fully understands the purpose and use of vendor documents, reviews them for accuracy and resolves discrepancies. Also reviews discipline supplier documents and other discipline’s supplier documents for accuracy.

  • Fully understands the use of requisitions and the role of materials management and can review/advise on purchase orders and subcontracts.

  • Understands and applies business development concepts and principles, financial terminology and measures, and provides support for proposals.

  • Leads or assists with the development of manpower, man-hour, and labor costs requirements for design staff and monitors data to aid in evaluating the budget.

  • Intermediate knowledge of cost estimating methods and performs thorough and accurate material take-offs for the discipline.

  • Intermediate knowledge of discipline’s materials costs and cost analysis and forecasting methods.

  • Intermediate knowledge of the project change control process, rationale and requirement, and identifies potential changes.

  • Full understanding of the discipline’s equipment and material lists and instructs others in their use and requirements. Prepares designs and drawings using project specifications and discipline-associated written and verbal instructions in accordance with established design practices, standards, and procedures.

  • Provides technical guidance and assistance to Designers and Technicians.

  • Reviews completed work with design and drafting personnel responsible for its completion to ensure accuracy and compliance with codes and design data.

  • Advises the Design Supervisor or Supervising Design Engineer (SDE) about status of assignment(s) with respect to schedule, budgets, delays, and adverse problems.

  • Understands and assists with the planning and scheduling of design tasks associated with assigned project.

  • Assists in interpreting industry codes, permits, and standards, and ensures design and drawing compliance.

  • Understands the role of each of the other disciplines in Engineering.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree plus eight (8) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Urban planning, Architecture, Urban Design or other related fields

  • More than six (8) years of related work experience

  • Experience in mentoring junior staff

  • Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD, GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, or SketchUp is preferred

  • Ability to work conduct client meetings

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

What We Offer

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.

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. 258356BR

Additional Locations US - Dallas, TX - 16000 Dallas Parkway

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.