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Senior Architect

  • Job reference: NA-002914
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Austin
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Architecture Team in Austin as a Senior Architect.


Under general direction, provides technical expertise to diverse architectural projects throughout the assigned area of responsibility and/or company- wide. May function as lead architect or consultant with ability to sign/seal architectural documents.


  • Work involves planning and developing architectural projects concerned with unique or controversial problems which have an important effect on major company programs.
  • Performs work which regularly requires analysis and deductive reasoning.
  • Duties typically involve the development of design and complete construction documents including detailing of all systems and components for large, complex, projects.
  • Oversee construction administration including review of submittals and construction questions.
  • Lead diverse architectural teams including project teams with multiple consultants.  Mentor, coach, and lead junior staff. 
  • Review and/or write specifications.
  • Prepare code reviews and resolve permitting issues.
  • Maintain and build relationships with clients.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Master’s degree in Architecture.
  • Seven years’ experience since architectural degree on larger, commercial construction.

  • Proficient in Revit and Microsoft Office.
  • Proficient of architectural practice including documentation, detailing, construction technologies, and building materials for projects of all scales.  Able to develop complete set of construction documents including detailing of all systems and components. 
  • Experience in all phases of design from conception through construction administration. 
  • Knowledge of building, environmental, and life safety codes. 
  • Strong verbal, technical writing, and graphical communication skills. 
  • Team player with ability to lead diverse architectural teams including project teams with multiple consultants. 
  • Ability to mentor, coach, and lead junior staff. 
  • Ability to write and review specifications a plus.


  • Registered as a licensed architect is required.


  • As the successful candidate will be providing services on a federal contract, you must be a US citizen to apply for this position.

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 equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. 

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