AECOM Senior Project Architect – Health Care, Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia

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Position Title Senior Project Architect – Health Care, Atlanta

United States of America - Georgia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Project Architect/Project Architect with Healthcare expertise for immediate employment for the Atlanta office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

  • Be a key leader in the Atlanta Healthcare Practice

  • Coordinates the healthcare design and production team, specifications, writers, consultants, vendors, building officials/inspectors

  • Maintains the project manual and specifications and standards for Healthcare projects.

  • Strong mentoring skills with Healthcare project team staff to ensure the highest quality of documents is being developed across the Healthcare platform

  • Assists project managers to assess workload and schedule

  • Responsible for code compliancy as it relates to ADA and Life Safety in relation to planning and documentation

  • Assists in development of project scopes, schedules, manpower allocations and budgets, coordinating with Project Managers, senior staff, and other department leads

  • Oversees technical application of design vision for all projects and ensuring that constructability methods and technologies are explored and implemented

  • Motivates and mentors junior staff ensuring their professional and technical development

  • Understands design and technical criteria compliant with all applicable codes and standards

  • Monitors project schedules and tasks while enforcing office standards and budgeting hours per fee contracts

Project Responsibilities

  • Manages multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination

  • Manages communication between project team, clients, vendors, contractors, consultants and in-house leadership

  • Provides technical guidance and innovative solutions to resolve complex technical and design challenges.

  • During the construction process on projects, oversight on the following with staff members:

  • Prepares reports and specifications

  • Conducst on-site observations and documents site reviews

  • Processes submittals, RFIs, substitution requests, etc. during construction

  • Interfaces with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project as required with the Technical Leaders

  • Responsible for technical implementations of design concepts during construction documents, specifications, building, & construction administration

  • Provides coordination of all engineering discipline’s & outside consultants

  • Maintains and monitors project profitability along with PM

Supervision/Management Responsibilities:

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies

  • Supports Corporate Workplace leadership and Human Resource in conducting new employee interviews, hiring and performance reviews

Business Development Responsibilities:

  • Support sCorporate Workplace leadership in new business development efforts

  • Maintains client relationships and assists in the development of new revenues through continuing services

  • Represents the Interiors group on professional organization boards or committees as appropriate

  • Active member in a professional trade organization

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture

  • 10+ years of relevant Healthcare experience as a project architect with strong skills and knowledge in healthcare planning, equipment layout and base building architecture

  • Licensed Architect in Georgia

  • Strong Acute Care, Children’s and Rehab Healthcare experience in the Atlanta market

  • Knowledge of project and delivery process including project management, staff planning & budgeting

  • Expertise in building construction, IBC, ADA, LEED and other jurisdictional requirements

  • Highly organized with an attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and writing skills

  • Experience with Revit (mandatory), AutoCAD (mandatory), Bluebeam Revu, SketchUp, 3dMax, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and MS Office

  • Ability to define and manage BIM execution plan

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Architecture

  • LEED accreditation & experience a plus

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187257BR

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.