AECOM Senior Architect in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156956BR

Position Title Senior Architect

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Pennsylvania

City Philadelphia

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 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 talented and hardworking Senior Architect for immediate employment in the Philadelphia, PA office.

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 award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • Lead project team in the execution of transit, aviation, and other public and private sector projects

  • Work with architectural design team to schedule, implement, and coordinate construction documents to 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

  • Manage large projects with multi­discipline teams of architects, engineers, and consultants for public and private clients

  • Oversee the work of less experienced 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

  • Any other duties assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

  • 10+ years' experience

  • Licensed as a registered Architect

  • Project production experience, standards and regulations

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

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

  • Strong problem solving and decision­making abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritize tasks on a daily basis

  • Work efficiently and effectively within a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed as a registered Architect with NCARB accreditation

  • Experience with aviation, transit stations and maintenance facilities advanced design

  • Significant construction administration experience

  • Experience on large complex transportation projects

  • Advanced Revit experience

  • Advanced Rendering/Modelling experience (Sketch­up, Rhino, etc.)

  • AIA MasterSpec experience

  • LEED Accredited Professional with experience certifying projects

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.