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AECOM Supporting Architect - Operations, Storage, and Maintenance Facilities in Whitby, Ontario

Company Description

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 – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

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Job Summary

AECOM 's Architectural Design practice Buildings + Placesis seeking a Supporting Architect to be responsible for the architectural design of Operations & Maintenance Facilities projects.

The design of Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facilities will be a major focus for this role.

AECOM B+P Canada is a vibrant and growing fully integrated team spanning architecture, all the building’s engineering disciplines, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design, economics and asset management for design and infrastructure projects. Project assignments may include, although not limited to: Transit and Municipal, Commercial, and Institutional projects, Justice, Education and Government.

This position could be based out of any of our Canadian offices, with some work from home options available.

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

  • As part of a design team, will produce creative, functional and innovative designs for Operations, Storage, and Maintenance Facilities clients and collaborate with management on preparation of project proposals and feasibility studies

  • Provide support to the Architectural Manager on all phases of building design projects as required and assist in growing this sector

  • Leading a team in the preparation of detailed architectural designs and specifications

  • Meet with clients to discuss potential new work and/or review project requirements

  • Preparation of design and contract documents, document checking, manage construction review and contract administration throughout the duration of a project

  • Communicate with construction team to provide information and solve problems

  • Communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization



  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

  • No less than 6 (six) years of Architectural design experience, including experience working on Operations, Storage, and Maintenance Facilities

  • Must be a Licensed Architect with the OAA and/or other Provinces, with OAA eligibility


  • 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

  • Exceptional technical knowledge of building construction and the Ontario Building Code

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

  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills

  • Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills

Additional Information

  • Company will not cover expenses associated with any relocation for this position

  • Company unable to facilitate work Sponsorship for this position

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10063199

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Design