Burns & McDonnell Lead Architect - Mission Critical Facilities in Chicago, Illinois
The Senior Architect will manage project teams of architects, designers and engineers to create world class design in the hyper-scale data center market from concept design through completion of construction.
Manage project teams and works on a variety of design projects from conceptual design through construction administration.
Approve developing, modifying, and reviewing production drawings for data center and healthcare facilities.
Approve the development of interiors based on client vision and architectural needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.
Expert knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, codes, and procedures within the architecture industry.
Manage data complied as required by the project managers.
Prepare and present client presentations, shop drawing review, and construction administration.
Oversee field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.
Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities.
Manage sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits.
Responsible for ensuring revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.
Manage the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance. Present project budgets and cost estimates.
Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the department.
Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in architecture from accredited program is required.
A minimum of 8 years of experience.
Prefer previous experience in healthcare, aerospace, military, airport, and institutional facility related experience.
Ability to work across disciplines of Architecture, Structural, and MEP.
Licensed as a registered architect in the state in which the office is located.
Must have ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering plans and specifications.
Expert software and computer skills required including AutoCAD, BIM (Revit), 3D Rendering Programs, and Microsoft Professional Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Strong technical, written, and verbal communication skills are required.
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
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.
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Req ID: 191663