Parsons Corporation Architect, Principal in Fort George G Meade, Maryland
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph
Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.
The incumbent at this level determines methods and solutions for complex architectural assignments and selects the most efficient and economical manner in meeting the objectives. Applies advanced architectural techniques and concepts. This level of Architect is a fully-qualified professional, proficient in the development of the most unique and creative architectural solutions. May serve as a technical consultant to management or the client.
Performs a variety of assignments such as conducting architectural studies, developing design concepts and design criteria, and preparing related reports.
Coordinates work with engineering and construction units at project site. Reviews, approves, and issues detailed design and construction drawings and specifications prepared by others.
Provides technical consultations for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses.
Prepares material and equipment specifications and purchase requisitions; reviews supplier data; witnesses shop tests, assists with assessing supplier manufacturing capabilities. Selects materials and writes construction specifications.
Reviews supplier drawings and samples, and performs technical bid analyses.
Reviews CAD drawings, renderings, layouts, study models, construction documents, and color boards prepared by Architectural Designers. Ensures compliance with applicable codes, standards, and client requirements.
Provides the seal and signature of the professional architect when required by statute or contract.
May function as a lead member of a project team. Provides technical guidance to lower-level Architects and Architectural Designer/Drafters working on the same project, and may provide input regarding their performance.
Prepares staffing estimates and execution plans.
Keeps abreast of current technologies via technical subscriptions and attendance at conferences.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Bachelor's degree in Architecture (or equivalent) is required and typically 10+ years of Related Experience. Professional registration is required at this level.
Requires proficiency in the application of architectural design standards, practices, techniques, and concepts. Proficiency in CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with architectural design is also required, as well as the ability to perform as a job leader and make presentations to clients and others.
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.