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AECOM Lead Architect - Operations, Storage, and Maintenance Facilities in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a National Practice Lead Architect for our growing Operations, Storage, and Maintenance Facility (OMSF) market sector to be based out of these offices (Mississauga, ON; London, ON; Kitchener, ON; Markham, ON; Ottawa, ON; Whitby, ON; Burnaby, BC; Winnipeg, MB; Edmonton, AB; Calgary, AB). This individual must be a licensed Senior Architect with experience and passion for these types of buildings. Projects may include new buildings, renovations to existing buildings, and building recapitalizations for transit agencies, cities, and industrial clients across Canada, or internationally.

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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Act in a National Lead Architect capacity for feasibility studies, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and construction contract administration. Work closely with supporting architectural staff to advance architectural design work such as reports, drawings, perspective renderings, construction specifications or other design deliverables.

  • Help clients to develop and realize the overall architectural vision for their projects.

  • Understand and apply relevant building codes to the design.

  • Work closely with interior designers, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil engineers, and landscape architects to integrate all aspects into the architectural design.

  • Sign and seal architectural designs.

  • Establish and maintain a sense of collaboration within the project team, including with clients and external consultants or third-party stakeholders.

  • Assist the Market Sector Leader with business development activities such as creating connections with clients, providing input into proposals, representing the firm at industry functions or conferences, and maintaining a working knowledge of projects within the firm.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

  • Must have no less than 10 (ten) years of Architectural experience working on OMSF projects, including 2 years of leadership

  • Must be a Licensed Architect with the OAA, AIBC and/or other Provinces, with OAA eligibility

Preferred Qualifications

  • LEED certification and/or demonstrated experience with sustainable buildings is a strong asset

  • Past experience with projects that require electric vehicle infrastructure or conversion of diesel fleets to electric

  • Experience with Major Transit Agency clients such as Toronto Transit Commission, Metrolinx, VIA Rail Canada, vivaNext, OC Transpo, Translink or similar.

  • Experience with multi-modal forms of transit including heavy rail, light rail, subway, bus, and fleet vehicles.

  • Past involvement in architectural projects that have received industry recognition such as design awards, accolades, or media coverage for being exceptional.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

Job Category Business Development

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 268269BR

Additional Locations CA - Burnaby, BC - 3292 Production Way, CA - Calgary, AB - 48 Quarry Park Blvd, CA - Edmonton, AB - 18817 Stony Plain Rd NW, CA - Kitchener, ON - 50 Sportsworld Crossing Rd, CA - London, ON - 250 York St, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Ottawa, ON - 1150 Morrison Dr, CA - Whitby, ON - 300 Water St, CA - Winnipeg, MB - 99 Commerce Dr

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.