Project Architect / Designer – early/mid career (510 views)

Greenwood Village
April 27, 2020

Job Summary

The AECOM Denver Building & Places office is looking for an experienced Project Architect/Project Designer. The candidates will work on a variety of projects ranging in size and complexity. Primary responsibility will be working with leadership to develop and execute design direction focusing on various projects related to the built environment. Project work could include proposal generation, conceptual design, design documentation, construction field work and assessment. Current project markets include federal, civic/municipal, transportation, education, corporate and commercial.

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:

  • Work as a integral part of the team on complex projects ranging from corporate office, higher education, sports and entertainment, transportation, corporate interiors, civic, municipal, and governmental facilities

  • Help lead teams in the development of design documentation

  • 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

  • 4+ years of related experience

  • Highly Proficient in Autodesk Revit

  • Strong graphic and communications skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Architecture

  • Experience with Bluebeam, Navisworks and Dynamo

  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations

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

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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

  • 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 with minimal oversight

  • 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

Additional Information:

  • Relocation benefits are not available

  • Sponsorship for US Work Authorization is not offered with this position

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.