AECOM Entry-Level Architectural Designer in Dallas, Texas
Requisition/Vacancy No. 156461BR
Position Title Entry-Level Architectural Designer
Job Category Architecture and Design
Business Line Architecture
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Texas
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
We help shape the world around us — from high-rise buildings to educational, cultural, research and transportation facilities. Our design process is based on energy-efficient building systems, and appropriate selection of materials and form to maximize environmental conditions and long-term performance.
The AECOM Architectural Group is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Architectural Designer for employment in the Dallas, TX office. The Entry-Level Architectural Designer will work collaboratively with all team members to cultivate design concepts through modeling, drawings, diagrams, maps, data visualization and statistical analyses as part of the process. Candidate should be able to demonstrate the ability, confidence, and desire to push the limits of what’s possible while seeking innovative solutions to design problems, providing unique perspectives to the built environment. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting and challenging projects showcasing the innovative design talents of industry leading professionals.
AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.
Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Assist in preparation of designs, quantity calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings
Use computer software as a tool for solving basic architectural problems
Maintain conformance with building standards, established architectural practices, and applicable building codes
Develop 2D/3D conceptual designs
Develop renderings, animations and VR for design presentation
Visual programming (Dynamo or Grasshopper)
High Performance Building design
Data driven design and statistical analysis of design iterations
Energy and daylight modeling
Prepare construction documents
Coordinate design efforts with multi-discipline team members
Support Sr. Architects and Project Managers on multiple tasks
Prepare/contribute to architectural studies
Participating in Facility Condition Assessments
Contribute to Code Searches
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or other related field required
Ability to be proactive in initiation, creation and presentation of designs
Ability to engage in design collaborations and effectively communicate with fellow design professionals and clients
Ability to articulate questions and have a willingness to engage topics outside of their level of expertise
Strong knowledge of design
Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, Rhino/Grasshopper/Dynamo, VRay, 3dsMax, Adobe Creative Suite;
Experience in developing and prepare design presentations and construction documents for large public and private clients;
Strong technical skills related to planning, and architectural design and detailing;
Experience coordinating work, civil, structural and MEP disciplines;
Field experience with observing construction progress and capable of providing construction administration services;
Ability to clearly communicate with clients and peers;
Diversified knowledge of architectural principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields
- Previous scripting experience (for design)
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
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