AECOM Lab Planner/ Senior Lab Planner in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Line Architecture

Position Title Lab Planner/ Senior Lab Planner

United States of America - Massachusetts


Job Summary

The Buildings + Places business line of AECOM is seeking an experienced and talented Lab Planner and a Senior Lab Planner with relevant experience in laboratory (including vivarium) programming, planning and design for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, academic, biomedical or other research institutions. This position will be based in our Boston, MA office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Works directly with clients, scientists, researchers and related end-users to develop laboratory planning strategies at all levels of detail including new construction and renovations

  • Offers and supports creative laboratory planning, technical design and detailing decisions that are in line with project goals and understands their impact on cost, construction, sustainability and other factors

  • Provides and follows verbal and written instructions to revise, develop and produce plans, elevations and details appropriately

  • Directs document production in accordance with identified project specific checklists, AECOM standards and QA/QC standard program

  • Promotes firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution, and sustainability

  • Day to day project and client management of laboratory projects from initial planning through construction

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates degree or equivalent

  • Lab Planner must have 4+ years of experience/ Senior Lab Planner must have 9+ years of related laboratory architectural planning experience

  • Working knowledge and skill set to guide discussions for laboratory (including vivarium) room/space development in conjunction with equipment and other technical attributes

  • Ability to work with end users to develop process flows, planning process and critical adjacencies of research and laboratory rooms for optimum efficiency and flexibility

  • Leadership experience, including managing client expectations, multi-disciplinary team, and meeting scope/schedule/budget

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and supervisory skills and ability to communicate with, mentor and motivate team members

  • Advanced knowledge of the architectural planning and design process, construction documentation, construction administration and code requirements

  • Must have the ability to work effectively and communicate with clients, scientists, laboratory technicians in addition to working in a collaborative office setting and packaging deliverables

  • Must have Revit and AutoCAD experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

  • Licensed Architect

  • Good understanding of mechanical and electrical systems within a laboratory and vivaria

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193052BR

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.