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Burns & McDonnell Senior Architect - Mission Critical Facilities in Fort Worth, Texas


Burns & McDonnell is a company made up of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Burns & McDonnell has exciting opportunities for Electrical Engineers interested in growing their careers in one of the most fast paced, innovative companies for high tech building design and construction. Project focus would be mission-critical data center projects. This opportunity hires directly into that team and into an industry of more than $17 billion. Data Centers are an aggressive market for Burns & McDonnell and are highlighted by several priority articles on our site.

Burns & McDonnell is actively recruiting Senior Architects with 8 years of experience to help shape our Mission Critical / Commercial / Higher Ed Studio in our well established DFW offices. This position offers unique opportunities for both personal and professional growth by offering a wide-range of project responsibilities and team leadership roles. The ideal candidate will be a team-leading, highly-motivated individual seeking progressively more responsible assignments. Architecture at Burns & McDonnell is a different. Every studio has a goal to not only deliver design excellence but construct it! Senior Architects with a desire to lead a multidisciplinary team which includes in-house engineers, scientists and builders are encouraged to apply!


  • Provide project team leadership and coordination for finished plans, specification, and material selections; ensure design intent is incorporated into the construction documentation

  • Mentor and lead teams in the production of accurate technical and contract documentation for project construction

  • Mentor and lead construction administration duties including; bid review and support, site visits, address technical issues, and improve quality during construction

  • Work with government and regulatory agencies to achieve overall project schedule and objectives

  • Manage, mentor and recruit talent including resources to produce 3D software renderings and critical presentations


  • Bachelor of Architecture degree

  • 8 years of professional experience

  • Licensed Architect in the state in which the office is located.

  • Proficiency in building codes, zoning, jurisdictional processes, building materials, specifications, and construction techniques

  • Experience in construction document preparation and field observation

  • Expert software and computer skills required including BIM (Revit), AutoCAD, 3D Rendering Programs, and Microsoft Professional Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

  • Strong leadership, mentoring, organizational, communication and client management skills

  • LEED accreditation a plus


Job Architecture

Primary Location US-TX-Fort Worth

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 201327



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