Project Architect

Gannett Fleming Gannett Fleming Employer:
Fairfax, VA, USLocation:
Mon, Apr 18 '22Posted on:

Project Architect


When you work for Gannett Fleming, you’re not just a number. We value our employees, recognize each person’s potential, and embrace and encourage innovation, an entrepreneurial spirit, and sustainability. We maintain a small company feel while also providing opportunities to work on large, innovative, and diverse projects. Passionate about solving our clients’ biggest challenges, we aim to serve with consistent, quality work. 


Our local Fairfax, VA / Washington, DC  office is currently seeking a Project Architect to join the Architectural Practice with focus on our Federal & Transportation Market. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and exposure to a wide variety of clients and different markets. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead a multidiscipline project team in the development of architectural design and the preparation of construction documents including drawings and specifications.
  • Conduct work sessions at project site in conjunction with the Project Manager and other disciplines.
  • Communicate with clients, consultants, vendors, and contractors to ensure coordination of project requirements and collaborate as necessary.
  • Responsible for product research and coordinating technical aspects of the design of a project.
  • Keep Project Manager and Principals informed of progress, issues and/or need for assistance.
  • Follow corporate and/or client standards for project production and review.
  • Ability to work both collaboratively in a team environment and independently.
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments and manage time effectively to meet project deliverables.
  • Develop presentations, designs and technical solutions through all phases of a project.
  • Produce conceptual renderings for project and presentation purposes.
  • Experience with construction support including review of shop drawings, RFI’s, site inspection and reports.
  • Perform QA/QC and technical reviews

Minimum Qualifications 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is required
  • Registered Architect in at least one of the following: VA, MD, and DC
  • 7-10 years or more years of experience in an architecture design and preparation of construction documents.
  • Experience with federal sector projects (DOD) and/or Transportation
  • U.S. Citizen and ability to obtain secret clearance
  • Detailed knowledge of current International Building Codes, NFPA, ADA, LEED, and knowledge of related standards such as ANSI, ASTM, ASHRAE etc.
  • Highly proficient in REVIT Building Information Modeling Architecture with experience in both design and construction documentation is required.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Bluebeam Revu
  • Must be able to work effectively in team situations and establish strong relationships with other teams where overlap of client project work exists.
  • An attitude and commitment to be an active participant in our Gannett Fleming Culture
  • A desire to participate in the A/E/C Industry Organizations like AIA, SAME, ACEC, DBIA, etc.

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