AECOM Senior Architect in Grand Rapids, Michigan
United States of America - Michigan, Grand Rapids
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Architect for employment in Grand Rapids, MI office.
Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.
The responsibilities of this osition include, but are not limited to:
Provide architectural leadership on complex projects ranging from healthcare, corporate office, higher education, sports and entertainment, corporate interiors, housing, and governmental facilities
Lead the development of contract documents
Prepare architectural plans, elevations, sections, details and specifications
Conduct quality control reviews of contract documents prior to issuance to client
Coordinate all required internal AECOM and external A/E disciplines for successful outcomes during construction
Evaluate contractor’s progress during construction and provide recommendations
Coordinate and attend design reviews with clients, project managers, and municipal agencies
Validate design decisions based on cost analysis with an understanding of logistics and procurement efficiencies
Stay current with new design software developments (i.e., BIM, Revit, Autodesk 360, Dynamo, etc.)
Apply creative design thinking to client’s business problems to help maximize value of AECOM’s service to the client
Collaborate with AECOM regional leadership to help develop and garner greater design focus, methodologies, process, and design excellence philosophy.
Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) degree from accredited institution
10+ years of experience
Highly Proficient in Autodesk Revit
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Ability to work with a diverse team
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Detail-oriented and technical, yet experienced enough to see the big picture
Experienced, self-directed professional
Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills
Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work
Ability to work independently and lead large groups of technical minded people with minimal oversight
Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations
Desire to be mentored by leadership and provide mentorship to junior staff
Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines
Ability to apply passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment
Master's degree in Architecture
Experience with Bluebeam, Navisworks and Dynamo
Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and other post process and presentation graphic software
- This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization
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.
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Job Category Architecture and Design
Business Line Architecture
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 194499BR
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.