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Burns & McDonnell Project Architect in Atlanta, Georgia


Are you tired of working for a company with no hope of getting a “piece of the pie?" Think that your opportunity to be a share-holder or owner in the firm is limited by the person currently in the corner office? Bring your talents, creativity, and outstanding communication skills to an employee-owned company that is repeatedly voted a “Best Place to Work” nationally and a “Top Place to Work” in Atlanta.

Burns & McDonnell has an exciting opportunity for the Project Architect that has a desire to apply technical design experience while actively engaging their entrepreneurial spirit. Looking for more direct client and end-user interaction? We’ve got it. Whether you enjoy working with clients that are domestic or international, you will have the opportunity to use leadership and people-skills that set you apart from your peers. Be a part of an energy-filled work place that pays for performance, where you can invest in a career that you can grow into project management or business development opportunities. A position is available for a Project Architect with 4 to 10 years of experience.

Our ideal candidate for Project Architect will be experienced in a multi-discipline workplace and be responsible for standard practices and techniques which generally include the following:

  • Works with Project Managers in multi-disciplinary teams to execute a wide range of project types.

  • Defines scope of project, with full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating project assignments.

  • Selects problems for investigation, developing novel approaches and solutions to architectural problems in consultation with senior architecture staff.

  • Conducts quality control checks, reviews calculations, designs, specifications and construction documents for accuracy and completeness, and performing on-site inspections of projects under construction to ensure aesthetic value and quality construction.

  • Plans and organizes the work of junior architects, technicians, engineers and consultants.

  • Provide leadership, mentorship, development guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.

  • Plans and organizes the CAD staff required for the project.

  • Lead a team of architects and engineers toward completion of up to 4 projects at the same time.

  • Function as the Lead Architect as well as manage the team when necessary.

  • Some project travel is required.


Bachelor's degree in Architecture; Master's degree in Architecture or graduate level technical coursework preferred. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of 4 year’s experience. Must have a minimum of 5 year’s experience working in Revit. Must have AutoCAD, Adobe CS, and MS Office. Must be a registered and licensed Architect. LEED AP BD C or NCARB preferred or desire to obtain accreditation within six months.

Qualified candidates will have excellent written & verbal communication skills and be able to interact with our clients with the goal of exceeding their expectations while meeting our contractual responsibilities.


Job Architecture

Primary Location US-GA-Atlanta

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % 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: 190494



Equal Employment Policy: It is the policy of Burns & McDonnell to offer equal opportunity in all areas of employment to all qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other classes protected by applicable law. View our EEO policy statements.

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