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Senior Architect

Posted Friday, February 7




Outside Minnesota


AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Architect for Michigan based in Southfield, Detroit or Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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
6+ years of related experience
Highly Proficient in Autodesk Revit

Preferred Qualifications:

Healthcare project experience
Master’s degree in Architecture
Licensed Architect
Experience with Bluebeam, Navisworks and Dynamo
Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and other post process and presentation graphic software
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
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


Angela Reagan