AECOM Senior Designer, Federal Projects in Orange, California
United States of America - California, Orange
AECOM Buildings and Places is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Level Designer, Federal projects for immediate employment. At AECOM, our professional purpose to deliver a better world is at the heart of each project we undertake. We are trusted advisors to our clients, bringing the resources needed to build new facilities, improve existing ones, and to create environments that uniquely support the specific requirements of our clients’ business. Our teams have worked on signature projects for major commercial, themed entertainment and government clients.
The Senior Designer, specializing in Federal projects, is expected to lead projects and oversee the design process for a wide range of project types and sizes. The role would be dedicated to design excellence through an integrated approach to creative problem-solving. In this role, you are a team leader and will have the opportunity to lead not only from a project perspective, but from a team and culture standpoint. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive.
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-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project life-cycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020
#1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019
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 worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.
- Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (BArch) or Bachelor of Science in Architecture + 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Led design on Federal projects of varying complexity within the last 10 years.in an project architect role
Experience in design, rendering and resolving technical issues
DoD, Army Corp of Engineers, and Federal Civilian experience
Varying project types to include headquarters, vehicle maintenance, training facilities, base support (gym, entry control, warehouse…)
Experience on Federal Design Build projects
Ability to be client facing and lead client discussions and charrettes
Proficiency with UFCs and other federal criteria
Revit and BIM required as well as experience in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Microsoft Office
Experience in construction documents
Security Clearance not required, but preferred
Ability to lead integrated design teams of varying sizes to accomplish project delivery from concept through construction document completion and may perform construction administration
Confidence in working in a complex environment
Empathy for great design and attention to detail
Strategic and critical thinking
Analytical with a proactive approach to problem solving
Relocation benefits are available
Due to the nature of work, candidates must be US Citizens
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. 241804BR
Clearance Required No
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.