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AECOM Project Architect in Murray, Utah

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 nearly 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 is seeking a talented and highly motivated Project Architect for immediate employment in our Denver, CO; Colorado Springs, CO, Albuquerque, NM or Murray, UT office. The Project Architect will work with studio leadership and project teams to help guide and manage projects in all phases of design. Active engagement and support of our collaborative and iterative design process is essential, along with the desire to seek innovative design solutions while providing unique perspectives on the built environment.

The successful candidate will be proactive with strong verbal, organizational, problem-solving, and technical skills to effectively manage architectural design teams as well as effective collaboration with engineering design professionals while interfacing with clients. The primary market sectors served from the Denver office include: Federal, Civic, Municipal, Science and Technology, Higher Education and Mission Critical.

This is an opportunity to apply your talents to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects in an environment committed to excellence in innovation, technical quality and client service.

Job Summary

The Project Architect will manage projects from conceptual design phase through completion of construction, and in some instances into construction administration. In this role, the Project Architect leads teams of architects, designers and engineers while meeting with clients to develop and execute mid- to large-scale projects according to schedule and budgets. This position balances active architectural duties with a leadership role in both managing and technical design of building plans while overseeing project teams during the project lifecycle.

  • Responsible for providing architectural guidance, calculations, analysis, studies and recommendations for a specialized segment of the Architectural Discipline within the schedules and budget of an assigned project.

  • May manage various size groups of architects, designers and/or specialists.

  • Provide architectural leadership on complex projects.

  • Lead the development of contract documents through all phases of design (SD, DD, CD)

  • Prepare architectural plans, elevations, sections, details, and specifications

  • Coordinate and lead quality control reviews of contract documents prior to issuance to client

  • Coordinate internal AECOM and external A/E disciplines for successful outcomes during construction

  • Coordinate and attend design reviews with clients, project managers, and municipal agencies

  • Validate design decisions based on cost analysis with an understanding of logistics and procurement efficiencies

  • Evaluate contractor’s progress during construction and provide recommendations

  • Stay current with new design software developments (i.e., BIM, Revit, Autodesk 360, Bluebeam, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.)

  • Apply creative design thinking to client’s business problems to help maximize value of AECOM’s service to the client

  • Collaborate with AECOM regional leadership to help develop and garner greater design focus, methodologies, process, and technical excellence


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's in Architecture or related field + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Licensed/Registered Architect

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture.

  • 7+ years of project experience in an architectural firm.

  • Proficiency in Revit, Bluebeam, Sketchup, Adobe Creative Suite

  • Knowledge of relevant Building codes and accessibility requirements

Additional Information

  • Hybrid Schedule: Minimum 3 days in office per week

  • Sponsorship is not available for this opportunity

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $100,000.00 - $130,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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: J10098786

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Design

Work Location Model: Hybrid