Project Architect at Stantec (Houston, TX)

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The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn't have to be true? What if our built environment - where we live, learn, play, and conduct business - carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future-join us!

Your Opportunity
Join a Top 10 global design firm in our Texas buildings practice that provides Architecture, Buildings Engineering, and Interior Design services with a long history and deep commitment to the education sector. Our Houston office is seeking a Project Architect to join our Buildings practice. The successful candidate will be developing elevations, sections, 3D renderings and architectural details for projects. You will be assisting on innovative and creative new prototypes designed with sustainable products with green architecture sensibility as your goals.

Your Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for projects of medium complexity/size.
  • Assists in the planning, organization, and directing of the work throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Engages in the development of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats.
  • Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of buildings and their components.
  • Participates in design critiques and pin-ups.
  • Interprets and applies building codes and requirements of other regulatory agencies.
  • Prepares and revises documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections and details.
  • Participates in bidding and negotiation phase and prepare addenda.
  • Reviews shop drawings and submittals, responds to RFIs, prepares site observation reports and other contract administration tasks.
  • Leads project coordination and meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner, contractor and sub-contractors.
  • Participates in client project requirement meetings and value analysis and basic cost estimating.
  • Assists in the preparation of the project specifications. Coordination of specs with construction documents.
  • Participates in constructability review.
  • Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects.
  • Prepares and ensures that work conforms to project budget, schedule, and overall work planning.

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Requisite knowledge and application of accessibility codes, applicable building codes.
  • Detailed understanding of all phases of architectural document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
  • General knowledge of building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.
  • Ability to conduct space planning, block planning and adjacencies in coordination with building program.
  • To develop floor plans, wall sections, and details.
  • To check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
  • To participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of architectural document production.
  • To engage in creative and critical thought.
  • To hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.
  • To interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.
  • To communicate abstract ideas (verbal/written).
  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD, Abobe Creative Suite, SketchUP, Newforma, Sefaira and Bluebeam.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture or related field
  • Registered Architect in Texas
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience
  • Architectural experience in education, commercial and Healthcare a plus
  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.

Please include a copy of your portfolio along with your resume for consideration.

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.
More Information on Stantec
Stantec operates in the Consulting industry. Stantec was founded in 2022. It has 22253 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 15 open jobs at Stantec, click here.
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