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AECOM Design Architect - Commercial/Industrial and Logistics in Mississauga, Ontario

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM Buildings + Places Architectural team is seeking a Design Architect to join our team. This position could be based out of any of the following locations: Kitchener, ON; London, ON; Mississauga, ON with opportunities for hybrid and remote work permitted. This person will focus on the design of Commercial/Industrial and Logistics projects.

Job Summary:

AECOM is a global multidisciplinary consulting firm; we promote an integrated team approach to consulting services. Our goal is to provide exceptional and high quality professional and technical services using creative solutions and scalable strategies for all projects large and small. We bring together the best people, ideas, and technical expertise to partner with clients in realizing their goals and aspirations.

To support our continued success in the Commercial/Industrial Market Sector, we are actively seeking a highly motivated Design Architect to provide leadership in project management, design, and business development. In the project leader role, you will foster a collaborative team environment and promote an integrated approach to delivering successful projects. As a strategic collaborator, you will communicate and coordinate with various stakeholders, including clients, communities, authorities, contractors, trades, and other consulting professionals.

Within an integrated team environment, you will lead projects, and project pursuits/opportunities, at multiple scales, and work with market sector leadership to expand the Commercial/Industrial portfolio, including, logistics, light industrial, manufacturing, commercial, retail, and corporate office type facilities. As a result, the core responsibilities include project management, and design. Project specific security clearance will be a requirement.

This position offers opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Design leadership to produce creative, functional, and innovative designs for Commercial/Industrial clients from concept to close-out

  • Manage projects throughout design

  • Lead and prepare design and contract documents, facilitate document coordination, ensure quality review, provide construction review, and administer contracts

  • Develop and promote design excellence standards

  • Proposal development and Fee preparation

  • Maintain technical quality standards

  • Advocate for collaboration and integrated design

  • Develop and maintain client relationships

  • Support the construction administration team

  • Work on multiple projects in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team environment.


Minimum Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must possess no less than:

  • University Degree in Architecture + four (4) years of experience in architectural experience working with Commercial/Industrial clients

  • Registered Architect with the OAA

Demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education may be considered.

See preferred requirements section below.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Prefer ten (10)+ years of Architectural experience working with Commercial/Industrial clients

  • Registration with AAA/AIBC/OAQ/AIA is an asset

  • LEED certification and project experience is an asset

  • Demonstrated experience with project leadership and managing complex projects

  • Knowledge of building systems and construction detailing

  • Technical knowledge of building systems and specifications

  • Understanding of sustainable design best practices

  • Strong drawing and visual/graphic communication skills

  • Knowledge of REVIT and BIM project integration skills

  • Proficient with MS Office, MS Project, Adobe Suite, and visualization software

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Understanding local building codes and regulations

At AECOM, we believe that design leadership can and does enrich the lives of people in our communities. We look forward to welcoming you to a rapidly growing team and leading projects that reshape communities and strengthen infrastructure across the globe.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.

  • Security Clearance will be required on a project specific basis.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $70,000.00 - $120,000.00.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10108711

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Design

Work Location Model: Hybrid