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AECOM Architect II in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly experienced and motivated Architect to support its Water Design Center.

AECOM’s Design Center located in Chelmsford, MA is nationally recognized as the center of excellence that focuses on the design of large, complex, multi-discipline, high-profile water and wastewater treatment and pumping facilities for both traditional and design-build projects throughout the U.S. The Design Center is comprised of approximately 70 staff and includes a full complement of disciplines including:

  • Geotechnical

  • Civil

  • Architectural

  • Structural

  • Building Mechanical (i.e., HVAC, Plumbing & Fire Protection)

  • Process Mechanical

  • Electrical

  • Instrumentation & Controls (I&C)

  • CAD/Revit Specialists

The layout and design of these water and wastewater treatment facilities and pumping stations include:

  • Administrative/Operations Buildings

  • Pumps, piping, valves, etc.

  • Headworks, screening, grit removal systems

  • Aeration, filtration, separation, dewatering and clarification systems

  • Odor control systems

  • Chemical feed systems

  • Disinfection

  • Sludge and residual handling systems

Interesting design projects that we are currently working on or have completed in the past year include:

  • McLoughlin Point WWTF (new), Victoria BC ($275M Design Build project)

  • MWRA Deer Island Treatment Plant Upgrades, Boston MA (several projects; $20M)

  • Ridgefield, CT WWTF Upgrade ($38M)

  • MCA Mongolia WTP (new), ($100M)

  • Portsmouth, NH WWTF Upgrade ($72.5M)

  • Woonsocket, RI WTP (new), ($57M Design Build project)

  • Sand Island, HI WWTF Upgrade, ($500M)

  • Stockton, CA WWTF Upgrade, ($190M Design Build project)

  • Pittsfield, MA WWTF Upgrade, ($51M)

  • Wallingford, CT WWTF Upgrade ($40M)

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the layout and design of water and wastewater treatment facilities and pumping stations

  • This position will involve a variety of new and renovations to existing governmental, commercial, institutional and industrial facilities

  • Work under the supervision of a senior-level team member from the Chelmsford Design Center

  • Develop architectural plans, elevations, sections and details, as needed

  • Verify compliance with applicable codes and standards / practices

  • Coordinate with other in-house engineering disciplines as needed

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent work experience

  • 2 years of experience as an Architect or Architectural Designer

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience as an Architect or Architectural Designer

  • B. Arch or Master's degree in Architecture

  • Ability to become a licensed architect in the future

  • LEED Accredited Professional

  • Experience in the water/wastewater industry

  • Experience with industrial architecture

  • Experience with AutoCAD Architecture and Adobe Photoshop

  • Excellent REVIT skills

  • Experience with BIM 360 and Navisworks

  • Ability to work with a diverse team

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Detail-oriented and technical, yet experienced enough to see the big picture

  • Experienced, self-directed professional

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

  • Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations

  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines

  • Ability to apply passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265835BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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