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AECOM Architecture Discipline Lead in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Technical Discipline Leader based in Coral Gables, Florida area.

This role will work directly with staff to ensure the quality and standards within AECOM are followed and where possible improved. The Technical Discipline Leader will lead teams from concept through construction administration for technical considerations.

The responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Act as Miami office expert in providing technical leadership and guidance in architecture, providing strategic planning to increase our profitability within area of expertise.

  • Keep informed of new building codes and technical drawing requirements affecting the organization for the purpose of recommending changes in programs and applications within the Miami office.

  • Uses creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented technical problems. Interprets, organizes, executes and coordinates assignments.

  • Developing and implementing an architectural discipline equipped with up-to-date architectural and management tools, technical and managerial capability and operating procedures to successfully and efficiently execute major and minor projects and consulting services.

  • Working with Business Development in developing proposals and presenting company capabilities to enhance success in meeting new business objectives.

  • Assist Project Manager in creating resource plan

  • Review proposals and assist in writing project approach

  • Assist with development of communication plan

  • Review proposal to Client and Consultant’s scope and fees

  • Lead the establishment of the technical approach for projects

  • Assist Project Manager with development of project schedule with focus on introducing QA/QC procedures throughout project development

  • Develop project workflows and implement during design

  • Work directly with Design team during concept design to perform preliminary code analysis and provide the framework for the technical design of the project

  • Participate in monthly project design reviews

  • Monitor Technical Quality Reviews (TQR procedure) for compliance with technical approach

  • Assist Design Team during Construction Documents phase:

  • Review deliverables list

  • Final code review

  • Review documentation including drawings and specifications

  • Confirm design conforms to project budget

  • Perform constructability reviews

  • Evaluate systems throughout the project and coordinate with all disciplines. Specific focus on systems applicable to the South Florida environment.

  • Participate and review cost estimates during each phase of project development

  • Mentor and develop Junior staff regarding technical skills

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.

Buildings + Places

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or a related field and 10 years of project management experience in architecture experience covering all aspects of building design – survey, design development, construction documents, construction administration or demonstrated equivalency of experience/education

  • Experience in Federal, State and Local codes, particularly ADA (American Disabilities Act), FBC (Florida Building Codes) and FLS (Florida Life Safety) codes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Architect with a minimum of 12 years overall experience

  • CSI membership preferred

  • LEED accreditation preferred

  • Experience working on large and complex projects/programs

  • Experience with government agencies/projects

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is 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 Architecture and Design

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265151BR

Additional Locations US - Fort Lauderdale FL - 110 E Broward Blvd

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.