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Architect 4

Employer Name: 
CDM Smith
Employment Category: 
Employment Category: 
Type of Employment: 
Full Time
Experience Level: 
5-9 years


Why CDM Smith? 

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Description : 

CDM Smith is a multi-discipline engineering and architectural firm. Our firm is responsible for large-scale water and wastewater plant design, transit facilities, industrial facilities, office space design, facility planning and condition assessment work. As an Architect 4 at CDM Smith you will have the opportunity to grow your career as part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team of technical experts working on challenging projects in Environment, Industry, Commercial, Transportation, and Water. As a member of the architectural team, you would contribute to CDM Smith's vision with the following responsibilities:

  • Plan and formulate building design with limited supervisory responsibility in the preparation of design presentation and construction contract documents.
  • Coordinate building design formulation and construction contract documents with architectural and engineering staff.
  • Recommend construction materials, technologies, and methodologies necessary for design detailing and specification preparation.
  • Document applicable planning, zoning, and building codes and regulations.
  • Develop BIM models for conceptual design and design development and assist in the production of contract documents as required
  • Participate in the development of project budgets and schedules. Conduct existing building evaluations and reports. Review construction shop drawings, contractor coordination and construction site reviews.
  • Assist with development of architectural materials for proposals

Minimum Qualifications : 

  • Professional degree in Architecture from a program accredited by the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB), minimum Bachelor of Architecture (5 year degree) or Master of Architecture.
  • Architectural Experience Program (AXP) successfully completed, as specified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).
  • Eligible to sit for the Architectural Registration Exam as administered by NCARB, Registered Architect preferred.
  • 6 years related experience under the direct supervision of a registered Architect.
  • Competency with a wide variety of construction materials, technologies and methodologies.
  • Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD is required. Competency with modeling and rendering software programs and Sketchup.
  • Fluency with basic business office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.), Adobe Photoshop
  • Appropriate writing and interpersonal skills.

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.