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AECOM Architect in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Architect for our Virginia Beach, VA office.

The Project Manager will be responsible for the following items:

  • 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

  • May work on modest to large scale size projects and/or assist Project Architectural or Engineering Managers

  • As part of a design team, will independently produce creative, functional, and innovative designs for Federal/DOD clients and collaborate with management on the preparation of project proposals and feasibility studies

  • Provide support and leadership to the assigned Architectural project team on all phases of building design projects as required

  • Leading a multi-disciplinary team in the preparation of detailed architectural and engineering designs and specifications

  • Meet with clients to discuss potential new work and/or review project requirements

  • Preparation of design and contract documents, document checking, managing construction review, and contract administration throughout the duration of a project

  • Communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

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 or related degree plus six (6) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Must be a Licensed Architect

Preferred Qualifications

  • Eight (8) years of Architectural design experience in a consulting capacity, including experience working on Federal/DOD projects

  • LEED certification and project experience is a strong asset

  • Thorough knowledge of building systems and construction detailing

  • Strong, hands-on technical knowledge, document review, consultant coordination and experience in field review and contract administration

  • Demonstrated strong creativity in design

  • Exceptional technical knowledge of building construction and the Building Code

  • Ability to work on a number of projects simultaneously in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team environment

  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills

  • Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations

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

  • Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills

  • Proficiency in Autodesk Revit, BIM 360, SketchUp

  • Experience with Bluebeam, Navisworks and Dynamo

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

  • Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • State Department OBO, Justice & Public Safety, and Local Municipal experience

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. 270723BR

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.