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Leidos Architect in Burlington, Massachusetts


Leidos is seeking an Architect to assess and design the building enclosure for air traffic control facilities .

Must have specialized experience evaluating existing structures for suitability of materials, water intrusion, deterioration, energy efficiency, etc.

Location: Nashua NH, Burlington MA or College Park GA

Up to 50% travel

Leidos’ NISC IV Program (National Airspace System Integration Support Contract) is one of the largest and oldest programs supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In this role you will support the FAA’s Eastern Service Area (ESA) evaluating the building enclosure of many existing air traffic control facilities, designing upgrades, reviewing new designs and recommending changes to improve the performance of building exteriors.

Architect Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan and design a variety of facility establishment, replacement and modernization projects with emphasis on the building enclosure

  • Conduct and analyze studies of existing facilities

  • Perform on-site surveys to develop designs and detailed reports

  • Investigate and develop solutions that involve multiple engineering disciplines

  • Analyze project requirements, site conditions and user expectations and provide concise engineering recommendations

  • Utilize relevant software tools to assist in analysis and design

  • Generate sketches showing relation of proposed work in existing or new facilities with specifications and dimensions

  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate construction project activities to meet milestones and deadlines working directly with stakeholders and contractors

  • Confer with multi-disciplinary engineering staff and other personnel to identify and resolve problems with the design or implementation

  • Prepareconstruction drawings, site-specific specifications, contract documents and independent cost estimates

  • Review contractor design and construction submittals

  • Perform project management related tasks and communication (including environmental and occupational safety and health plans, sequence of work, cutover plans, and operational risk management plans)

  • Participate in on-site coordination meetings, inspections, cutovers, testing and restoration of facilities

  • Provide periodic updates of project to team, management, and stakeholders

  • Provide monthly and semi-annual work status reports

  • Track and reconcile closure of project punch-list exceptions

Architect Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year accredited college

  • Specialized experience evaluating existing structures for suitability of materials, water intrusion, deterioration, energy efficiency, etc.

  • Eight years of relevant experience in commercial, industrial or government facility establishment, replacement and modernization design engineering including leading design teams on large scale projects

  • Specialized knowledge and experience with building enclosures

  • Current and relevant knowledge of building codes and standards related to design, testing and commissioning

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, engineering scheduling tools and applications, and be able to use the internet as an information gathering and communicating tool

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

  • Proficiency in engineering analysis and design software tools like AutoCAD

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges through science and technology.


Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

REQNUMBER: R-00134756-OTHLOC-PL-2D0355

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.