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Senior Project Architect

  1. Alexandria
R-114831

Why join us?  

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis! 

We are seeking a Senior Project Architect to join our team in Denver, CO and Alexandria, VA, Who will focus on delivery of Federal projects.

About Us  

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis 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. AtkinsRéalis 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?

  • Extensive knowledge with the delivery of design and construction projects on DOD & DOE facility, laboratory, and federal campus infrastructure projects.

  • In depth Knowledge of federal design standards and delivery process.

  • Ability to lead, mentor and develop design teams in the process of Federally contracted projects.

  • Additional science and technology and/or federal agency experience including federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs), GSA, and DOS a plus.

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

  • Conduct quality control checks, reviewing calculations, designs, specifications and construction documents for accuracy and completeness, and performing on-site review of projects under construction to ensure aesthetic value and quality is consistent with contract documents and design intent.

  • Provide Leadership of architectural design staff, and multi-disciplinary coordination across nationwide practice.

  • Serve as the Design Manager responsible for the oversight, management and leadership of large complex projects and large design team inclusive of multiple design subconsultants.

  • Exhibit outgoing personality, strong interpersonal skills.

  • Support New Business Development activities as required.

  • Participate in project planning for scope, time, fee projections, and completion estimates.

  • Analyze cost implications and returns for project strategies.

  • Prepare and articulate project goals and strategies.

  • Lead and support project technical activities.

  • Advocate on behalf of the practice – posts, speaking engagements, conference attendance, etc.

  • Interface with global counterparts to share knowledge and expertise.

  • Assist with project scheduling, and the coordination and tracking of project submittals.

  • Prepare permit applications for regulatory agency review and approval.

  • Provide technical writing and editing support.

  • Coordinate design production in accordance with specifications and regulatory policies.

  • Conduct analyses and prepare technical studies and reports.

  • Coordinate the work of consultants or other employees involved in project development.

  • Report to the studio Architectural Leader.

What will you contribute?  

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture required, master’s degree in architecture or graduate level technical coursework desirable.

  • RA (Registered Architect) License with the ability to obtain additional Licenses when required.

  • 10 years minimum experience, 15+ years preferred.

  • US Citizenship.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE, GSA, DOS or DoD Security Clearance are required for project work.

  • Strong technical writing and communication skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees. May be eligible for project management training.

  • Travel 10% - 50% (variable).

We offer at AtkinsRéalis:  

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life. We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes: 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Flexible work schedules  

  • Group Insurance 

  • Paid Family Leave  

  • Two Floating Holidays 

  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity) 

  • Pet 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 

  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals. 

  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college 

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

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

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here: 

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

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data. 

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. Expected compensation range is between $104,000 - $172,000 annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.   Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws. 

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, AtkinsRéalis 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.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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