Senior Staff Architect

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Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Nov 15 '19Posted on:

Parsons Corporation

Senior Staff Architect – Pasadena, California  

Opportunity :

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Staff Architect to lead design effort supporting the exciting  LA Metro Rail Transit project on the Foothill Gold Line Extension in North Los Angeles.

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.  In this role , you will perform a wide variety of difficult architectural assignments by applying architectural design standards, practices, and techniques. The incumbent at this level is a fully-qualified Architect who is proficient in developing creative architectural solutions. Responsibilities:

Lead the design work for rail stations design on the LA Metro Rail / Foothill Extension segment. Performs a variety of assignments such as conducting architectural studies, developing design concepts and design criteria, and preparing related reports. 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 technical consultations for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses. Writes construction specifications and prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials. Interfaces with suppliers as required. Reviews supplier drawings and samples, and performs technical bid analyses. 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 the seal and signature of a professional architect when required by statute or contract. Provides technical guidance to lower-level Architects and Architectural Designer/Drafters working on the same project.

Keeps abreast of current technologies via technical subscriptions and attendance at conferences. Prepares staffing estimates and execution plans. Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (or equivalent) is required and typically 8+ years of Related Experience.

Professional registration ( PE) is highly desirable.

Any experience with design of rail transit stations is a plus, but not required. 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. The ability to make presentations to clients and others is preferred. 

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.


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