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AECOM Transit Architect in Burnaby, British Columbia

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.

Job Description

AECOM Buildings + Places Architectural team is seeking a Transit Architect to join our Burnaby, BC-based steam.

AECOM Buildings + Places Canada (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.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing architectural guidance, calculations, analysis, studies and recommendations for a specialized segment of the Architectural Discipline within the schedules and budget of an assigned project.

  • May manage various size groups of architects, designers and/or specialists.

  • May work on modest size projects and/or assist Project Architectural or Engineering Managers with higher grades.



  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture plus 6+ years of relevant professional experience with complex buildings (commercial, institutional, industrial, etc., )

  • Must be a Licensed Architect with the AIBC or other Canadian licensing jurisdictions


  • Proficiency in Revit is a must

  • Master’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institute or equivalent experience

  • Ability to work within in a dynamic multi-disciplinary in-house consultant team

  • Thorough knowledge of building systems and construction detailing

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills

  • Demonstrated strong creativity in design

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Ability to work with various Canadian municipalities for permitting and development approvals process

  • Strong conceptual and technical design skills

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Team player

  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning

  • Candidate must be dedicated to working hard with an all-hands-on-deck attitude towards completing the work efficiently and accurately

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available 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: J10079696

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Design

Work Location Model: Hybrid