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Project Architect/Architect - Government & Civic

IBI Group

IBI Group

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 4, 2024

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

Our Global Architecture & Urbanism Division combines the expertise of IBI’s Buildings and Placemaking practice, our Places’ capabilities, and CRTKL’s multi-sector design leadership to offer a diverse range of solutions focusing on human-centric design, sustainability, and technology.

Arcadis is seeks an Architect with command of the government market and extensive project delivery experience to join its Government & Civic Practice Group in the Washington DC office. This position is focused on overseeing the project's conceptual design and technical support, and serving as a resource to the project team through preliminary design, schematic design thru construction administration.

At Arcadis, you will be a vital member of a network of design professionals who value collaboration, fresh insight, and bold talent. You will also be part of a sought-after work culture that supports dynamic career advancement and prizes work/life balance.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Understands all phases of design documentation and construction
  • Understands federal design specifications
  • Plans, coordinates and manages the project development process of government projects
  • Manages and mentors staff for design quality, technical detailing, and presentations
  • Negotiates critical and controversial issues with appropriate parties
  • Coordinates and collaborates with other lead professionals to ensure design and documentation are in accordance with projects expectations
  • Mines existing government IDIQ vehicles for future task orders
  • Serves as a key contributor during client meetings and presentations
  • Travels as needed for client meetings, conferences, and internal strategic meetings
  • Supports proposal development process, as needed
  • Adopts company-wide processes for customer databases, relationship management, and customer experience


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Licensed Architect
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills and ability to interface with all clients and employees
  • Ability to produce and direct work
  • Strong technical background
  • Revit proficiency throughout conceptual, schematic, design, and construction phases
  • Solid working knowledge of building codes
  • Experience with Sustainable Design and Energy Modeling preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and concurrently service multiple projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • Professional registration required
  • Must be U.S. Citizen

Additional Information

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We request applicants submit a RESUME highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB. For design related roles, we also require a portfolio to review. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of Arcadis selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence, drug testing and driver’s license record.