Burns & McDonnell Senior Architect in Arlington, Virginia
Performs various tasks throughout each project phase. Supervises the preparation and checks the accuracy of contract documents. Incorporates applicable codes, construction techniques and sequences in various projects including all aspects of cross disciplines. Supervises and/or performs site observations such as recording and reporting of existing conditions and construction progress. Handles problems and questions as they occur during construction. Responsible for project cost control. Responsible for external communications such as making telephone calls and preparing correspondence to clients, officials, and contractors as required by various projects. Writes reports such as feasibility studies, condition reports and recommendations. Performs building code reviews and prepares applications. Responsible for major design decisions, involving spatial, aesthetic elements and detailing of materials. Documents the progression of a routine project through correspondence, calculations, memos, etc. Follows routine projects through approvals and construction. Initiates contact with client and town officials. Exercises professional judgment in areas of contractual liability. Makes public presentations. Responsible for accounting of individual project involvement, i.e. scheduling, scope, role and budget. Knowledge of estimating project needs and capable of translating them into budget hours and costs. Ability to monitor the budget of a task or series of tasks and make necessary adjustments to keep on budget. Capable of providing leadership to a team that is performing a sequence of tasks. Ability to instill motivation to the team to meet projected milestones and capable of adjusting the procedures to keep the progress on target. Maintains good client relations. Follows up on qualifying leads as directed. Contributes suggestions on business development. Sufficient knowledge of marketing to assist in the preparation of proposals and /or presentations. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in architecture from accredited program. Minimum 7 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience). Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. Previous consulting experience preferred. Registered Architect.
Primary Location US-VA-Arlington
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.
We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 180883