AECOM Architect Designer in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152204BR

Position Title Architect Designer

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Pennsylvania

City Conshohocken

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 www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Transportation

We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Architect Designer for employment in the Conshohocken, PA office.

Candidate would spend most of their time in the Conshohocken office supporting the Facilities Assessment Practice. We are looking for someone with an interest in project management, asset management and new technologies for asset management. The candidate would also have opportunities to work with our architects on large design projects.

Assessment tasks include travel to locations throughout the United States where the candidate will be responsible for architectural and general assessments of a variety of large and/or complex facilities. The candidate can grow into a position where they may be asked to perform whole building assessments of less complex structures as well as. Responsibilities will be focused on working with senior staff to grown towards a role of lead assessor, deputy group manager and certified project manager. An additional opportunity exists to assist in development of an energy assessment service offering by the team. Strong communication skills, including the ability to write technical reports, are required. Lastly, the candidate would be expected to learn the technology tools used for facility condition assessments available throughout AECOM and to integrate the Pennsylvania team into the larger, national practice.

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

  • Interact with architects within the department in Philadelphia to develop architectural design competencies as it relates to both new construction and building renovation projects

  • Assist in both design and documentation tasks, coordinating designs with architects and other design disciplines

  • Development of design models/drawings in both AutoCAD and Revit will be a key aspect of this role. Review of shop drawings and equipment submittals by contractors, and site visits for identification and resolution of issues in the field

Position offers an excellent opportunity for career advancement through active participation in a team-oriented approach to developing innovative engineering solutions for our local, national and international clients.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or other related field required

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience

  • Must have good communications skills, both written and verbal, and be familiar with Microsoft Office programs

  • Ability to access all areas of a facility, including roofs

  • Self-starter with leadership skills and a willingness to learn new skills and technology

  • Must be responsible when the group manager is away for client meetings

  • Must be able to represent the company in front of clients

  • Must have the ability to learn AECOM’s project management systems and begin working towards certification immediately

  • Reliable transportation for work in both Conshohocken and Philadelphia offices

  • Ability and willingness to travel out of state for several days at a time

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and familiarity of relevant software packages for analysis and design such as AUTOCAD and REVIT

  • Familiarity with asset management approaches and software

  • Project Management experience

  • Experience with building systems assessments, energy modeling, energy audits, sustainability, etc.

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 click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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