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Mid-Level Architectural Designer

  • Job reference: NA-001193
  • Sector: Buildings, Infrastructure
  • Location: Austin, Alexandria
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How will we balance efficiency, sustainability and energy savings with the comfort of those who inhabit our buildings? 

We’re committed to: 

Creating environmental comfort, human interaction and organizational culture
Delivering solutions that are sustainable, reduce costs, increase efficiencies, save energy and cut waste

If you’d like the opportunity to work across many sectors, including rail, airports, education and government, we want to talk to you!

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From work on a nuclear fusion reactor in France to award-winning University campuses and new stations for Crossrail, we offer a wide variety of challenging projects.

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges. 

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Austin, Texas or Alexandria, Virginia office as a Mid-Level Architectural Designer with a minimum of four years of experience. Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the solution of architectural problems and the coordination of related project activities.

Job Details:

Performs work which regularly requires analysis and deductive reasoning. 

Duties typically involve conventional design and plans to carry out diversified projects or phases of a single project with relatively few complex features for which there are precedents.

Evaluate and review construction plans (including blueprints and narrative descriptions).

Performs work which regularly requires analysis and deductive reasoning. 

Review, respond to and accept shop drawings, material submittals and design related questions.

Attend and lead design and construction coordination meetings.

Knowledge of design, production, construction techniques, procedures, codes, and standards of design.


Must have extensive experience with construction documents.

Experience with Revit is required.

Knowledge of how a building goes together.

Education & Experience: 

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture. This level may be achieved by Architects with four years experience since Bachelor's degree or three years experience with Master's. Typical incumbent has six to ten years experience.

Special Skills:

Good technical writing, computer, CAD and communication skills required. May be eligible for project management training.

Professional Registration:

Registration as a licensed Architect is preferred.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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