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AECOM Architecture Sr Manager in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Architectural Senior Manager to be based in our Virginia Beach, VA office. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team and help lead and mentor a great group of people.

The Architectural Senior Manager will be responsible for the following items:

  • Provide architectural design on select, complex project assignments

  • Supports, oversees and coordinates architecture activities for an operating unit.

  • Makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative.

  • Initiates and maintains contact with senior-level management within the company and is skilled in dispute resolution and negotiation of critical issues. At this level, the individual will have demonstrated understanding of project delivery requirements, creativity, foresight, working with a multi-disciplinary team to meet project goals and deliver high quality technical excellence.

  • Will work on a number of projects simultaneously in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team environment

  • Demonstrates mature judgment in anticipating and solving both routine and unusual operations problems, determining operational objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guides for diverse architectural activities.

  • Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Architecture or equivalent degree plus Ten (10) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership.

  • Architectural design experience in a consulting capacity, including experience working on Federal/DOD projects

  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • LEED certification and project experience is a strong asset

  • Thorough knowledge of building systems and construction detailing

  • Strong, hands-on technical knowledge, document review, consultant coordination and experience in field review and contract administration

  • Demonstrated strong creativity in design

  • Demonstrated successful experience in organizational and people management

  • Experience in staff scheduling and assignment of technical tasks in a consulting firm

  • Experience in project and financial management in a consulting environment

  • Exceptional technical knowledge of building construction and the Building Code

  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills

  • Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations

  • Desire to be mentored by leadership and provide mentorship to junior staff

  • Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills

  • Experience in Autodesk Revit, BIM 360, SketchUp

  • Experience with Bluebeam, Navisworks and Dynamo

  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and other post process and presentation graphic software

  • Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • State Department OBO, Justice & Public Safety, and Local Municipal experience

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 271033BR

Virtual: 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.

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