Architect 7 - Senior Federal Facilities Architect
Company: CDM Smith
Posted on: November 16, 2023
Are you passionate about designing and improving U.S. based
Do you love helping clients design spaces that will transform the
end users experience?
If youre an architect with a desire to join a growing studio
focused on the delivery of domestic federal projects, this could be
a great fit!
CDM Smiths federal portfolio is expanding and were looking to
establish dedicated, experienced staff to work primarily on the
execution of a variety of federal projects. This is a technical,
design lead role, but will support the firms Federal Discipline
Leader and federal sales team on pursuits to drive growth. We are
searching for a team member who is confident with clients,
understands large-scale federal projects, seeks innovative
approaches to solve challenges, and encourages employees to expand
CDM Smith is one of the worlds top design, program management and
construction management firms, providing innovative and creative
solutions for our federal clients and assisting them in achieving
successful outcomes on their water, infrastructure, environmental,
and transportation programs.
This position can be based out of any CDM Smith U.S. based office,
with a preference for Boston, MA, Maitland, FL., Dallas, TX,
Phoenix, AZ, Chicago, IL or Fairfax, VA. We offer a hybrid work
environment allowing for working in the office and remotely from
As Federal Studio member, you will:
- Provide senior-level expertise for current and future domestic
federal facility projects
- Help expand the skills of junior staff, and mentor the best and
brightest technical employees related to the intricacies of federal
- Anticipate, identify, and adopt new technologies that help our
clients solve challenges
- Lead development of project budgets and schedules, both internal
and external. Monitor projects through close out.
- Support sales, meet with clients, and serve as a Project
Technical Lead for Architectural driven projects.
- Embrace continuous improvement, drive a culture of quality, and
meet commitments for sustained success
- Be most successful in a flexible hybrid work environment and
willing to travel
Architect 7 - Senior Federal Facilities Architect
- Bachelors degree in Architecture.
- 14 years of related experience. Must possess RA
- Equivalent additional directly related experience will be
considered in lieu of a degree.
- Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The
frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties,
responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position,
which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
- Masters Degree in Architecture.
- U.S. Green Building Council, LEED Accredited Professional
- NCARB Certified
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their
efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and
progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that
span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with
projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as
diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related
conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics,
protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by
**Why CDM Smith?:**
Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here!
**Join Us! CDM Smith where amazing career journeys unfold.**
Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee
experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you.
Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where
your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are
encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools
and resources to do so. Where its a priority that the company takes
good care of you and your family.
Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of
choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and
inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership,
career growth and development for every employee. We value
passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class
solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and
together we will make a difference and change the world.
**Job Site Location:**
United States - Nationwide
All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from
the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for
your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member
of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All
unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to
any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will
be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held
liable to pay a placement fee.
**Amount of Travel Required:**
**Visa Sponsorship Available:**
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for
**Skills and Abilities:**
- Comprehensive knowledge and multi-discipline experience in
planning, designing, and managing large-scale federal facility
- Experience with Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC)
- Assist in marketing and business development related efforts
related to existing and new federal clients
- Strong self-leadership and interpersonal communication skills
with the ability to interact with clients and employees
effectively, persuasively, and tactfully at all levels
- Ability to understand highly complex technical, professional, and
- Experience in multiple project delivery types including
design-build, design-bid-build, construction manager-at-risk,
- Proficient in reading and interpreting contracts, drawings, and
- Expert technical knowledge and design application knowledge.
- Expert knowledge of technologies and methodologies in the use of
- Expert knowledge of Building Information Modeling and software,
preferably Revit, Navisworks and AutoCAD. Familiarity with
rendering software programs.
- Expert knowledge of basic business office software (Word, Excel,
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
**Background Check and Drug Testing Information:**
CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter
collectively referred to as CDM Smith) reserves the right to
require background checks including criminal, employment,
education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when
applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may
conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks
are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the
United States. The timing of when background checks will be
conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States
will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the
background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct
interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal
background check, and no job application submitted prior to such
interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If
this position is subject to a background check for any convictions
related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will
be contingent upon successful completion of a background
investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not
automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during
employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith
client to successfully complete additional background checks,
including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.
All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply
to this position.
**Work Location Options:**
Hybrid Work Options may be considered for successful
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