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AECOM Architect II in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

United States of America - Massachusetts, Chelmsford

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly experienced and motivated Architect to support its Water Design Center.

AECOM’s Design Center located in Chelmsford, MA is nationally recognized as the center of excellence that focuses on the design of large, complex, multi-discipline, high-profile water and wastewater treatment and pumping facilities for both traditional and design-build projects throughout the U.S. The Design Center is comprised of approximately 70 staff and includes a full complement of disciplines including:

  • Geotechnical

  • Civil

  • Architectural

  • Structural

  • Building Mechanical (i.e., HVAC, Plumbing & Fire Protection)

  • Process Mechanical

  • Electrical

  • Instrumentation & Controls (I&C)

  • CAD/Revit Specialists

The layout and design of these water and wastewater treatment facilities and pumping stations include:

  • Administrative/Operations Buildings

  • Pumps, piping, valves, etc.

  • Headworks, screening, grit removal systems

  • Aeration, filtration, separation, dewatering and clarification systems

  • Odor control systems

  • Chemical feed systems

  • Disinfection

  • Sludge and residual handling systems

Interesting design projects that we are currently working on or have completed in the past year include:

  • McLoughlin Point WWTF (new), Victoria BC ($275M Design Build project)

  • MWRA Deer Island Treatment Plant Upgrades, Boston MA (several projects; $20M)

  • Ridgefield, CT WWTF Upgrade ($38M)

  • MCA Mongolia WTP (new), ($100M)

  • Portsmouth, NH WWTF Upgrade ($72.5M)

  • Woonsocket, RI WTP (new), ($57M Design Build project)

  • Sand Island, HI WWTF Upgrade, ($500M)

  • Stockton, CA WWTF Upgrade, ($190M Design Build project)

  • Pittsfield, MA WWTF Upgrade, ($51M)

  • Wallingford, CT WWTF Upgrade ($40M)

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the layout and design of water and wastewater treatment facilities and pumping stations

  • This position will involve a variety of new and renovations to existing governmental, commercial, institutional and industrial facilities

  • Work under the supervision of a senior-level team member from the Chelmsford Design Center

  • Develop architectural plans, elevations, sections and details, as needed

  • Verify compliance with applicable codes and standards / practices

  • Coordinate with other in-house engineering disciplines as needed

About AECOM

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent work experience

  • 2+ years of experience as an Architect or Architectural Designer

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience as an Architect or Architectural Designer

  • B. Arch or Master's degree in Architecture

  • Ability to become a licensed architect in the future

  • LEED Accredited Professional

  • Experience in the water/wastewater industry

  • Experience with industrial architecture

  • Experience with AutoCAD Architecture and Adobe Photoshop

  • Excellent REVIT skills

  • Experience with BIM 360 and Navisworks

  • Ability to work with a diverse team

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Detail-oriented and technical, yet experienced enough to see the big picture

  • Experienced, self-directed professional

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

  • Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations

  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines

  • Ability to apply passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 253126BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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