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Architect 1 - Water - Kansas City

Date:  Jun 24, 2022

Overland Park, KS, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 72404 

Job Title : Architect 1 - Water - Kansas City 

Location : KCP 

Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-ENGR & DEV SVCS 


Opportunity Type : College full time 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only HireNo 

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes 

Recruiter : Cory Hoad 

Job Summary

Under close supervision, performs routine aspects of architectural assignments requiring knowledge and application of basic architectural principles. Applies knowledge of architectural principles to prescribed techniques and procedures to complete project assignments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops familiarity by reading, understanding and applying departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures 
  • Develops an understanding and complies with the Black and Veatch quality program 
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts 
  • Contributes to preparation of less complex architectural deliverables such as drawings, reports, specifications, and studies of limited scope 
  • Performs routine research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection 
  • Collects, assimilates, and manages data for architectural work 
  • Prepares basic architectural calculations following standard methods and principles used in similar architectural analysis 
  • Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements 
  • Shares information with others as requested  
  • Coordinates with others when directed by supervisor or project leadership 
  • Focuses on the needs of internal clients (project team leadership) while attempting to gain basic understanding of external client's main interests and drivers 
  • May provide support to business development or pursuit activities 
  • Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes 
  • Management Responsibilities

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Current enrollment and participation in Intern Development Program (IDP) is preferred 
  • Preferred Skils: learning on the fly, problem solving, intellectual horsepower, written communications, drive for results, informing, listening, dealing with ambiguity, basic knowledge of architectural design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned architectural discipline, basic industry knowledge and technology trends, basic knowledge of company quality program, basic knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles 
  • 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. No experience required. 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.


    Work Environment/Physical Demands


    Decision quality

    Salary Plan

    ARC: Architecture

    Job Grade




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    A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


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    Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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