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Senior Architect/Construction Administrator

Alexandria

  1. Cities & development
R-089762

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Why join us?

We are hiring! Atkins is looking for a Senior Architect/Construction Administrator located in Alexandria, VA or Calverton, MD to guide and support our architectural teams on the Purple Line and other transit projects. The successful candidate will be a trusted partner and advisor to clients, self-performs and guides architectural staff as necessary.  Significant experience in transit work is strongly preferred.  This position reports to the Director of Architecture.

About Us

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

Under general direction, serves as a recognized specialist in Architecture throughout the Company, providing advice on the resolution of major technical problems of marked importance to the organization; provides technical expertise on programs and projects with substantial fees, developing standards for diverse activities.

To be successful in this role, you will have the ability to:

  • Analyze projects, solve major technical construction, and code related problems, and make cost-effective recommendations.

  • Develop architectural standards and guides.

  • Determine program objectives and requirements.

  • Provide consultation and advice.

  • Market company services.

  • Have substantial responsibility for the success of program or project, conformance to budget and quality control.

  • Conduct technical training workshops and serve as a mentor to less experienced architects and other technical professionals.

  • Interface with the cost estimating staff and various disciplines required to design a project.

  • Manage projects on occasion.

  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture; Master's degree in Architecture or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Architects with fifteen years’ experience since bachelor’s degree or fourteen years with master’s degree.

  • Have strong technical writing and communication skills; proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees.

  • The ability to solve technical problems, which may require creativity, foresight, and mature architectural judgment.

  • Experience interfacing with senior technical professionals, technical managers, and administrative staff and managers as necessary.

  • Skills in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues.

  • Registered as a licensed architect.

What we offer at Atkins:

At Atkins, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Group Insurance

  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

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By submitting your personal information to Atkins, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.snclavalin.com/recruitment-agencies

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