AECOM Senior Architect in Southfield, Michigan

United States of America - Michigan, Southfield

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Senior Architect for employment in the Detroit, MI metropolitan area.

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:

  • Provide architectural leadership on complex projects ranging from healthcare, corporate office, higher education, sports and entertainment, corporate interiors, housing, and governmental facilities

  • Lead the development of contract documents

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

  • Conduct quality control reviews of contract documents prior to issuance to client

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

  • Evaluate contractor’s progress during construction and provide recommendations

  • 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

  • Stay current with new design software developments (i.e., BIM, Revit, Autodesk 360, Dynamo, 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 design excellence philosophy.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) degree from accredited institution

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Registered Architect

  • Highly proficient in Autodesk Revit

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Architecture

Experience with Bluebeam, Navisworks and Dynamo

Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and other post process and presentation graphic software

Ability to work with a diverse team

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Detail-oriented and technical, yet experienced enough to see the big picture

Experienced, self-directed professional

Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills

Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work

Ability to work independently and lead large groups of technical minded people with minimal oversight

Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations

Desire to be mentored by leadership and provide mentorship to junior staff

Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines

Ability to apply passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Buildings & Places

Business Group DCS

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199037BR

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.