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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Reno


WHO WE ARESupported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.ARCHITECTURE & BUILDING ENGINEERING PRACTICEMichael Baker International seamlessly integrates all our service offerings architecture, planning, landscape architecture, engineering and management to solve client challenges from multiple vantage points, providing unsurpassed holistic, sustainable, and innovative solutions. From high-profile, high-image landmarks to low-cost, utilitarian solutions, our professionals know how to balance image and cost appropriately for each unique situation. At Michael Baker International, we believe that the beauty of a project resides both in performance and aesthetics success to us is measured by functionality, value, and exceeding clients’ expectations to Make a Difference. DESCRIPTIONAs an integral component of our multi-disciplinary Architecture/Engineering Practice, Michael Baker International is looking for a Senior Architect who is enthusiastic and motivated with responsibilities including design and documentation for a broad range of project types. With an ongoing focus on growing Federal, Department of Defense, and International project opportunities, along with market-driven diversification including Healthcare, Commercial, Transit, and Adaptive Re-Use, the Senior Architect will work in multi-disciplinary, collaborative design teams with architects, interior designers, site/civil engineers, and building systems engineers. The successful candidate will demonstrate creative problem-solving, organizational skills, strong production management capabilities, and a good understanding of construction documents and constructability.•Engages in and directs activities associated with planning, design, and construction documents including code analysis documents, studies, reports, sketches, schematic drawings, renderings, specifications, final contract documents, and as-built drawings•Along with the Project Manager and other design professionals, communicates with clients to establish project scope of work, building program needs, design fees, project schedule and budgets•Prepares architectural staffing plans•Assists Leadership with business growth planning and actively engages in project pursuits•Develops Technical and Price proposals in pursuit of new work for the Building Engineering Department•Develops project scopes, schedules and budgets•Consults with client to determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure, site or renovation, and prepares information regarding design, specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, and construction time•Plans layout of project and integrates architectural elements into unified design for client review and approval•Prepares scale drawings and contract documents for building contractors•Administers advertisement and bidding activities for clients, reviews submittals, answers Requests for Information, reviews pay applications and conducts periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with plans•Oversees the preparation of plans using computer assisted design software and equipment•Performs Quality Control Reviews•Maintains working knowledge of current industry software including Revit and BIM•Other duties as assignedPROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS•BS/BA Architecture; Bachelor of Architecture; or MS/MA Architecture (4-6 Year Degree), with initial licensure as a Registered Architect (RA)•NCARB Certification•LEED BD+C or Guiding Principles Certification preferred•10+ year of experience in the design and documentation of architecture projects beyond initial licensure, including well-developed skills in three-dimensional visualization and comprehensive building design•Design talent, graphic presentation, and effective visual/verbal communication skills•Possess a proficient understanding of inter-relationships among design/engineering disciplines, clients, and constructors•Excellent English language skills, written and verbal•Demonstrated proficiency in Building Information Modeling (BIM)[Autodesk Revit Architecture], AutoCAD and Microsoft Office (Word/Excel)•Experience with graphics/rendering software to quickly and effectively communicate ideas is preferred•Federal experience is a plusBENEFITS OF WORKING FOR MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL•A great benefits package (medical, dental, vision)•401(K) matching•Paid personal time off•Tuition reimbursement program for higher education•Internal training programs for various career paths•Flexible work environments, including potential alternative work schedules and telecommuting options•Competitive salaries•Office team building and recognition activities•Engineers Without Borders and other volunteer opportunities#LI-JM1MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL EEO STATEMENTMichael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

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