Black & Veatch Architect 3 - Water Business in Kansas City, Missouri
Architect 3 - Water Business
Functions as a technical specialist. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design and analysis. Broadens 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 and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable codes and B&V policies and procedures. Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate. Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with B&V quality program relative to assigned tasks. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts. Prepares a variety of moderately complex architectural deliverables. Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Collects, assimilates, and manages data for architectural work. Prepares architectural calculations following standard methods and principles. Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements. Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area. May provide direction and guidance to others. Assigns tasks to and coordinates with other internal/external team members on less complex projects. Initiates contact with other disciplines as needed to identify and coordinate details of the work. Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership. Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility. May provide support to business development or pursuit activities. Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes. May assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required.
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 3 years related work 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.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Completion of Intern Development Program (IDP) is preferred. Preferred competencies: learning on the fly, problem solving, intellectual horsepower, written communications, drive for results, decision quality, informing, listening, dealing with ambiguity, intermediate knowledge of architectural design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned architectural discipline, basic knowledge of other disciplines, intermediate ability to interpret architectural deliverable content as assigned, basic industry knowledge and technology trends, basic knowledge of company quality program, basic knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles, basic knowledge of procurement and contract administration, basic knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating, and basic knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process.
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