Project Architect

Your Opportunity We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, formerly RNL Design, we always design with community in mind. Through our architecture and interior design work, Stantec Architecture challenges design ideas of the past to create places that inspire, foster a culture of collaboration and community. We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space - good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has purpose. We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities.

Stantec's Arlington, VA Office is looking for a Project Architect , a registered professional with a minimum of 6 years' experience.

Your Duties Key Responsibilities:

  • Makes decisions on professional design issues and methods
  • Executes overall project objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters including quality control
  • Plans, directs, and supervises aspects of reports for design or construction projects
  • Responsible for implementing BIM approaches, specifications, and technical solutions
  • Develops new or improved techniques and procedures
  • Responsible for coordination of design with code and regulatory requirements
  • Directs, manages, coordinates, and reviews work product and deliverables for client projects
  • Usually is responsible for directing project staff on solving technical issues
  • Overseeing successful implementation of Strategic Plan at project level
  • Mentoring less experienced staff
  • Graphic presentation and effective visual / verbal communication skills
  • Proficient understanding of relationships among design / engineering disciplines, clients, and contractors


Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree related to Architecture from an accredited university
  • Licensed Architect in state of Virginia
  • 6-10 years' experience in a professional atmosphere
  • Substantial knowledge of procedures for production of construction documents
  • Proven previous relevant experience
  • Demonstrated use of advanced professional techniques, concepts, procedures, and judgment on client assignments
  • Working knowledge of Building Information Models (BIM) activities and processes
  • Proficient in Revit
  • Good knowledge of sustainable design practices and good design sense
  • LEED AP Accreditation encouraged
  • Experience in graphics/ rendering software (Sketchup, Adobe, 3D Max, etc.…) preferred



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