Project Architect

Gannett Fleming Gannett Fleming Employer:
Philadelphia, PA, USLocation:
Thu, Apr 7 '22Posted on:

Gannett Fleming is a global planning, design, and construction management firm with more than 60 offices worldwide. Founded in 1915, Gannett Fleming has fostered a culture of service and innovation with approximately 2,000 diverse and talented professionals. Consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious architectural/engineering firms, we provide architecture and multi-discipline engineering services. We are committed to amaze our clients by providing customized solutions that improve our communities and sustain the world – from award-winning buildings and roadways to vital environmental systems to patented technology.

We are currently seeking a Project Architect to join our growing architectural practice in Philadelphia, PA. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth and to contribute to an expanding portfolio of work, including educational, transit, commercial, and industrial projects. The candidate will work closely with other architects and engineers, leading multi-discipline teams and supporting project development.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Leading multidiscipline projects and coordinating with design, engineering, and construction management teams.
  • Conducting site observations and generating field reports.
  • Participating in client meetings and on-site work sessions.
  • Interacting with clients, consultants, vendors, and contractors to coordinate project requirements and design intent.
  • Performing code analyses.
  • Researching products and building materials for design implementation.
  • Producing architectural drawings and project documents including conceptual renderings, construction documents, and specifications.
  • Detailing building assemblies and technical solutions.
  • Performing technical and quality reviews.
  • Reviewing shop drawings and RFI’s.
  • Communicating with Project Managers and Principals on project progress, issues, recommendations, and action plans.

Additional roles:

  • Participating in professional or community organizations.
  • Mentoring and inspiring younger and less experienced staff.

Minimum Qualifications 



  • 7-10 years of architectural experience. Registered Architect in PA is desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or a Master of Architecture degree is required.
  • High proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit with experience in both design and construction documentation is required. Experience with 3D Modeling software such as Sketch Up Pro, Enscape or similar is a plus.
  • Ideal candidate must be dynamic, creative, and detail oriented with strong design and graphic skills.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Suite or Bluebeam Revu.
  • Working knowledge of building materials and building codes or standards is required, including current International Building Codes, NFPA, ADA, and LEED.
  • Must be able to work effectively in team situations for multiple projects and independently on assigned tasks.
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