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AECOM Architecture Intern in Kitchener, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Kitchener

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Architecture Intern to be based in Kitchener, ON.

At AECOM , we believe infrastructure creates an 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.

This position is expected to begin in March 2021.

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 megaproject, 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 lifecycle.

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

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.

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

  • Assists in the preparation of designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and working drawings

  • Adapts and modifies design features and operational methods under the supervision of a project manager or senior-level designer to meet project specifications

  • Supports and assists the completion of design tasks

  • Develops solutions for routine technical problems

  • Opportunity to propose designs on smaller projects

  • Sufficient expertise in Revit to act as the BIM Lead on projects within a multidisciplinary environment

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

  • Must have completed one year of study in the applicable program

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit

  • Well-organized and a self-directed person with excellent communication skills and graphic design skills

  • Knowledge of building systems and construction detailing

  • Knowledge of the Ontario Building Code

  • Knowledge in Photoshop, Sketch-up and Microsoft Office

  • Construction phase experience in contract administration and field review is an asset

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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245368BR

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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