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Architect 4

VA-Arlington

Req#: 38044BR

Date published: 17-Nov-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Govt Federal SE

Business Plan: ARC

Level: 004

The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. has its mission to provide a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government agencies and departments. With the unique skill sets we have developed during the 100-plus years of service to our U.S. Government agencies client base, we are able to provide one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies. Our primary areas of focus are: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services, Defense Program, Design/Build, Classified, and Environmental.

Primary Purpose:
Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced architectural techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable codes and B&V policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks. Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with B&V quality program relative to assigned tasks. May be responsible for ensuring compliance with B&V quality program. Provides guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts. Prepares a variety of complex architectural deliverables. Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Prepares architectural calculations following standard methods and principles. Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements. Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of architectural techniques, procedures and criteria. Reviews lower level architectural work or assignments. Is responsible for one or more of the following: overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for architectural work; leading smaller production teams; and serving as the responsible charge for a project. Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects. Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects. May provide support to business development or pursuit activities. Recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of a process and/or of technical aspects of an industry. Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s). Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a bachelor's degree in architecture from an NAAB or a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Typically a minimum of 5 years related work experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
Preferred competencies: written communications, drive for results, decision quality, priority setting, planning, delegation, directing others, conflict management, informing, listening, dealing with ambiguity, customer focus, building effective teams, intermediate knowledge of architectural design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned architectural discipline, intermediate knowledge of other disciplines, intermediate ability to interpret architectural deliverable content as assigned, intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends, intermediate knowledge of company quality program, intermediate knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles, intermediate knowledge of procurement and contract administration, basic knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating, intermediate knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process, intermediate business and financial acumen.

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