AECOM Project Architect in Glen Allen, Virginia
United States of America - Virginia, Glen Allen
AECOM is seeking a creative, highly talented Project Architect for immediate employment. The position, located at AECOM’s Glen Allen, Virginia office; which specializes in Sports Architecture, is responsible for preparing designs, for new construction work, and/or renovation of sports related facilities across the US. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Developing architectural designs (computer based and hand sketches) to meet project specifications
Adapts and modifies design features and operational methods to meet a variety of situations
Preparing and developing details, edit project specifications, prepare and oversee schematic through working drawings
Overseeing finished plans, specifications, and material approval
Demonstrating a strong sense of urgency combined with the ability to prioritize tasks and work effectively within a team environment
Assist in preparation of designs, quantity calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings
Prepares graphics and visualizations for project presentations and directs the production team
Specific focus in executing design and vision for sports and public assembly related projects
Use computer software as a tool for solving basic architectural problems
Maintain conformance with building standards, established architectural practices, and applicable building codes
Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
Supports the work of the Junior Designers in executing the design and vision
At AECOM, 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.
We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year
Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”
VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
About DCS—Buildings + Places
AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.
With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.
Our teams have designed and delivered signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework; Al Janoub Stadium (with Zaha Hadid Architects) in Qatar; Place Ladywell Temporary Housing in London, UK; the new Philippines Senate Building in Manila; public realm and open space such as Liberty Park, New York, New York, Dasha River, Shenzhen, China, Oxygen Park, Qatar; as well as and corporate workplace and tech facilities for Fortune 500 companies around the world.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited university or other related field required + 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Experience with BIM-Revit, Sketchup, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, or other related CADD and 3D software
Working knowledge in the use of computers for making architectural drawings, calculations and 3-D visual simulations
NCARB and LEED Accredited Professional certified preferred but not required.
Experience in the use of computers for making architectural drawings, calculations and 3-D visual simulations.
Interest and experience in sports and assembly related projects is preferred but not a requirement.
Basic understanding of architectural principles and theory associated with project design and construction document production.
Basic knowledge of standard construction techniques and principles.
Proficiency in word processing, excel and effective communication skills.
Ability to work in a team environment.
This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
Relocation and/or per diem benefits are not offered.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 252000BR
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.