AECOM Project Architect II in Orange, California

Business Line Architecture

Position Title Project Architect II

United States of America - California


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Architect for immediate employment for the Orange, CA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture

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

  • Support the project Senior architect under the leadership of the design manager, in collaboration with all disciplines, client’s creative, Show/Ride, Design & Production and Sub Consultants.

  • Provide support to project Senior Architect for design and implementation aspects of assigned projects.

  • Support implementation of project goals/objectives through problem-solving and development of design solutions; ensures adherence to department/divisional Standards of Practice.

  • Answer construction bid period questions and respond to and resolve field issues and questions.

  • Reviews change order modification requests for entitlements for mid-sized projects or portions of larger projects.

  • Monitors construction schedule and advises management of potential delays or issues.

  • Manages project related contracts including budgets and timeline, cost tracking and ensuring all conditions in the contract are met, associated documents by means of RFI responses, submittal reviews, application of payments, directives and change orders.

  • Evaluates contractor’s progress and make recommendations.

  • Address and resolves problems and assures the final success of a construction project.

  • Reads and interprets contract requirements, architectural and engineering drawings, and project schedules.

  • Works independently on assigned duties.

  • Responsible for the technical coordination of all disciplines.

  • Provide Proposal support to the project manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience.

  • Licensed Architect in California.

  • Outstanding oral communication, written and presentation skills.

  • Able to communicate highly technical concepts in terms that internal project managers and external clients can understand

  • Able to manage a small team of experts to complete quality work products.

  • Must be detail oriented, thorough, well organized and effectively manage time.

  • Team player with excellent listening skills and diplomacy; willingness to work with multiple different colleagues on a variety of initiatives.

  • Has thorough knowledge and understanding of construction contracts, applicable codes, scheduling and familiarity with materials, methods and processes of construction.

  • Proficiency with Revit, AutoCad and Adobe Creative Suite. Sketchup, Rhinoceros, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.

  • Must be available to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Construction phase experience including the submittal/shop drawing review process and on-site field inspections.

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

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 176794BR

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.