AECOM Senior FAA Architect in Atlanta, Georgia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 157583BR

Position Title Senior FAA Architect

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Architecture

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Georgia

City Atlanta

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in

Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by

Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A

Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We help shape the world around us — from high-rise buildings to educational, cultural, research and transportation facilities. Our design process is based on energy-efficient building systems, and appropriate selection of materials and form to maximize environmental conditions and long-term performance.

Job Summary

The Buildings and Places Business Lines of AECOM are actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior FAA Architect for immediate employment in the Atlanta, Georgia office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in electrical engineering systems, specific to facilities and infrastructure design. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

  • Responsible for the Architectural design of FAA Air Traffic Control Towers

  • Responsible for Architectural Quality Control reviews

  • Mentoring junior staff

  • Developing architectural details and standards

  • Receive minimal supervision on technical aspect of assignments

  • Work in a team based environment

  • Evaluating, selecting and applying standard architectural techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications

  • Planning and conducting work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria

  • Resolving issues or problems concerning conflicting design requirements, specifications and/or difficult coordination requirements

  • Conducting peer reviews and making technical presentations

  • Planning, scheduling, conducting or coordinating detailed phases of the architectural work as a part of a major project or small-moderate scope project

  • Reviewing, planning and, preparing technical specifications according to the contract documents

  • Coordinating and preparing deliverables for submittal to clients

  • Representing project(s) to other disciplines and AECOM management

  • Interacting regularly with clients to expand work assignments or market new work

  • Assisting with proposals and scopes of work to provide services or obtain funding for architectural projects or programs

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s in Architecture

  • 10+ years of experience, including experience on FAA Air traffic Control Towers

  • Licensed Architecture

  • Experience in preparing construction documents

  • Familiarity with building codes and experience in applying codes and obtaining plan approvals

  • Experience in leading A/E team on major proojects

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, REVIT and AutoCAD

  • Excellent client/customer service skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and within budget/client requests

  • Project management experience including budget control and interdisciplinary coordination

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Limited travel as required to meet training and project requirements

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience, including experience on FAA Air traffic Control Towers

  • LEED Accreditation

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please

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