AECOM Architect I, Architecture in Roanoke, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Roanoke

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Architect for employment in the Roanoke, VA office. The Entry-Level Architect will work collaboratively with all team members to cultivate design concepts through modeling, drawings, diagrams, visualization and statistical analyses as part of the process. The Entry-Level Architect will be expected to be proactive in their initiation, creation and presentation of designs. It is important for the Entry-Level Architect to be able to engage in design collaborations and effectively communicate with fellow design/technical professionals and clients. The Entry-Level Architect will need to be able to articulate questions and have a willingness to engage topics outside of their level of expertise. The Entry-Level Architect should demonstrate the ability, confidence, and desire to push the limits of what’s possible while seeking innovative solutions to design problems, providing unique perspectives to the built environment. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting and challenging projects showcasing the innovative design talents of industry leading professionals.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops solutions for a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity working under general supervision

  • Exercise independent judgment in evaluation, selection, and use of standard techniques, solve problems when encountered, and receives guidance on projects

  • Develops architectural designs to meet project specifications

  • Prepares designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and working drawings

  • Adapts and modifies design features and operational methods to meet a variety of situations

  • Prepares architectural reports and design narratives

  • Coordinates design activities with other engineering disciplines working with senior architects and designers

  • Maintain conformance with building standards, established architectural practices, and applicable building codes

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

  • 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Diverse knowledge of architecture principles and practices

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Strong technical skills related to visualization, planning, and architectural design

  • Ability to clearly communicate with clients and peers

  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment

  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop and PowerPoint

  • Licensed as a registered architect, preferably in VA

  • Due to nature of the work U.S. Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification as a LEED Accredited Professional by the USGBC

  • Experience with SketchUp Pro, Adobe Creative Suites, or other related graphic software

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194279BR

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.