CDM Smith Architect 4 in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

CDM Smith is a multi-discipline engineering and architectural firm. Our firm is responsible for large-scale water and wastewater plant design, transit facilities, industrial facilities, office space design, facility planning and condition assessment work. As an Architect 4 at CDM Smith you will have the opportunity to grow your career as part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team of technical experts working on challenging projects in Environment, Industry, Commercial, Transportation, and Water. As a member of the architectural team, you would contribute to CDM Smith's vision with the following responsibilities:

  • Plan and formulate building design with limited supervisory responsibility in the preparation of design presentation and construction contract documents.

  • Coordinate building design formulation and construction contract documents with architectural and engineering staff.

  • Recommend construction materials, technologies, and methodologies necessary for design detailing and specification preparation.

  • Document applicable planning, zoning, and building codes and regulations.

  • Develop BIM models for conceptual design and design development and assist in the production of contract documents as required

  • Participate in the development of project budgets and schedules. Conduct existing building evaluations and reports. Review construction shop drawings, contractor coordination and construction site reviews.

  • Assist with development of architectural materials for proposals

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Professional degree in Architecture from a program accredited by the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB), minimum Bachelor of Architecture (5 year degree) or Master of Architecture.

  • Architectural Experience Program (AXP) successfully completed, as specified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).

  • Eligible to sit for the Architectural Registration Exam as administered by NCARB, Registered Architect preferred.

  • 6 years related experience under the direct supervision of a registered Architect.

  • Competency with a wide variety of construction materials, technologies and methodologies.

  • Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD is required. Competency with modeling and rendering software programs and Sketchup.

  • Fluency with basic business office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.), Adobe Photoshop

  • Appropriate writing and interpersonal skills.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Massachusetts - Boston

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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