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Project Architect

Firm Name: Stantec
Firm Website: https://www.stantec.com/en Job Location: Los Angeles Salary Range:
Job Description: Your Opportunity

The Stantec downtown Los Angeles office leads the transit market in transportation-related facility planning and design. We provide award-winning solutions that exceed our clients’ aspirations through interdisciplinary collaboration and are passionate about creating sustainable, meaningful projects that create tremendous value for the clients, users and the public.

We are looking for a Project Architect who shares our interest in projects with an emphasis on transit, infrastructure, and civic architecture. Our LA office specializes in work throughout the US and Canada, designing and delivering multimodal transit centers, Operations & Maintenance facilities, light rail stations, bike and pedestrian pathways. We provide a unique opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary office, connecting our architects and engineers from all over the world.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for projects of medium complexity/size.
  • Inspires creativity, critical thought and design excellence both internally and externally.
  • Conceptualizes a building design from both a functional and aesthetic perspective in concert with a client’s requirements, budget and program.
  • Develops a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats to express the design intent and communicate to project team, client, and building user groups.
  • Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of buildings and their components.
  • Participates in design critiques and pin-ups.
  • Presents the design to stakeholders during early project phases. Develops building design in accordance with cost parameters.
  • Develops space planning, block planning, and adjacency diagrams in coordination with building program.
  • Evaluates and selects building systems and materials.
  • Coordinates building systems to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
  • Implements sustainable design principles into the design and environment.
  • Analyzes site incorporating geotechnical, hydrological, environmental, social, economic and contextual conditions.
  • Participates in development of the program and other pre-design efforts.
  • Ensures that design intent is maintained through documentation and construction.
  • Responsible for leading others in project team setting and design critiques and pin-ups.
  • Participates in employee performance reviews and interviews of potential employees.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Revit and MS Office experience required.
  • Bluebeam software experience is a plus.
  • License, or documented progress towards a license is required.
  • LEED AP or LEED project experience preferred.
  • Understanding of building engineering system concepts.
  • Experience utilizing design/build project delivery and LEAN design practices preferred.
  • Knowledgeable with codes, agency and standards research.
  • Has knowledge and understanding of firm, federal, agency and other required standards and requirements, and can teach others.
  • Capable of quickly coming up with design alternatives and solutions.
  • Skilled at design and technical concepts.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field & Registered Architect. Minimum of 5-6 years of experience. LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field & Registered Architect. Minimum of 5-6 years of experience. LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.

Contact Information: Marcus Griffin@Stantec.com

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