AECOM Senior Architect in Markham, Ontario

Business Line Architecture

Position Title Senior Architect

Canada - Ontario


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Architect for immediate employment in the Markham office.

AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. Our B+P team is leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects.

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

  • Identifying potential clients and work

  • Securing and managing clients and work

  • Assisting Business Line Manager in the development of new business, and marketing efforts

  • Leading the A/E design efforts on major projects

  • Providing technical and professional guidance for less experienced staff

  • Preparing studies and providing peer reviews

  • Organizing and planning projects and preparing hours estimates

  • Assisting in the development of architectural standards and procedures

  • Providing quality control reviews

  • Providing advice and consultation to clients on architectural matters, including compliance with codes and regulations

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture

  • 8+ years of related experience with Architectural or A/E firm

  • Licensed as a Registered Architect (OAA)

  • Extensive experience in developing and prepare construction documents for higher education/post-secondary based projects

  • Significant local experience and client contacts

  • Significant experience with the ICI sector

  • Strong technical skills related to planning, and architectural design and detailing

  • Experience coordinating work, civil, structural and MEP disciplines

  • Field experience with observing construction progress and capable of providing construction administration services

  • Experience in mentoring and supervising less experienced staff architects and interior designers

  • Ability to clearly communicate with Clients and peers

  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCad and Microsoft Office Applications

  • Diversified knowledge of architectural principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields

  • Project Management and Client management skills

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of related experience with Architectural or A/E firm

  • Architectural licenses in other Canadian provinces

  • Active in professional societies

  • LEED status

  • Ability to obtain a security (secret level) clearance if needed

  • Post-secondary project experience

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Positive attitude

  • Vision for career growth

What We Offer

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.

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187605BR

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.