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Senior Architect

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Position Summary

Our architects are the creative drivers that work closely with our project teams, project managers and clients. From proposal throughout the design process and construction, to the close out and project completion, the architectural team is key in keeping the client’s scope in sight.

We take technology seriously at SSOE. Our Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Group is leading experts in pushing the envelope in design / build collaborative technology and applications. It is by using our technology that we can tell the story, coordinate real-time clashes and collaborate on projects in half the time. This technology, along with the additional wide variety of design software, that we use, aides our organization in providing the best options and solutions for our clients

At SSOE, our senior architects are considered subject matter experts, and help establish process, procedures, and work flow along with mentoring and guiding the staff on projects. That is why we arm our employees with current relevant industry knowledge to keep our collaborative teams on the cutting edge of their discipline.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understanding the requirements of the client and providing preliminary proposal drawings.
  • Delivering project specific deliverables meeting the client’s and company’s regulatory requirements.
  • Preparing project design schedules and managing a team of architects and designers as well as executing projects within time and budgetary constraints.
  • Communicating project expectations to the team members and ensuring that the project team understands the scope of work.
  • Design inputs for general arrangement drawings, layout, and reviewing so as to ensure compliance with all relevant codes and technical specifications.
  • Preparing project documentation such as proposals, man-hour estimates, and schedules.
  • Developing and reviewing technical specifications for various architectural items.
  • Accountable for production of proposal drawings, detailed drawings, tender drawings, and specifications
  • Coordinating with global teams and clients for architectural design tasks (workshare) and with U.S. managers to ensure appropriate staffing is supplied at the right level of expertise to the appropriate project
  • Providing assistance and oversight during finalization of architectural items and finishing materials.
  • Performing analysis to ensure compliance with relevant building codes.
  • Interdisciplinary coordination.
  • Managing work assignments to comply with schedule and budgetary expectations.
  • Reviewing all architectural deliverables to ensure quality.
  • Nurturing relationships with clients, engineers, and project stakeholders
  • Identifying issues and developing appropriate innovative solutions to resolve problems.
  • Provide training for junior architects and guide them to understand company policy / standards and technical skills.
  • May travel to international locations as per business requirement.
  • Mentor emerging professionals and designers to help them develop needed skills and knowledge on projects and working with U.S. counterparts

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree / DIRECT / 8+

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must hold an architectural license and have a minimum of 10 or more years of related practical experience within the industry.
  • Exposure to institutional / commercial project is must.
  • Working knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD along with team management experience.
  • Fluent in English with a valid passport and the ability to travel to the U.S. for an extended period of up to 2 weeks at a time.
  • Strong desire to develop new designs / technology.
  • Enthusiastic, able to work well under pressure, and excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Self-starter and goal oriented, with attention to details and strong sense of responsibility.
  • Experience coordinating architectural drawings with engineering drawings.
  • Understanding and experience with healthcare and commercial projects and supervising the development of computer generated renderings for presentations.

About SSOE Group

As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 6 years (BD+C), SSOE focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (BD+C).

With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 70-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.
  • We are a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • 9 out of 10 clients surveyed would recommend us to a colleague.
  • 95% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 5 years.
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years.

Equal Opportunity and Disability Accessibility Statement

SSOE is an equal opportunity employer and provides fair and equal treatment to all individuals, employees, and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, genetic information, military / veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state, or local law. SSOE complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and related laws. SSOE does not make employment decisions based upon any protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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