Gannett Fleming’s architects are solution seekers with a broad base of knowledge and creative experience. We design spaces that inspire, increase productivity, promote brands and values, and result in overall economic and environmental benefits. We are acutely aware of the need to conserve both energy and our natural resources, and we incorporate sustainable elements into our designs. Our seasoned team of architects and engineers collaborate with clients to develop design solutions that respond to their objectives, cost, and schedule, resulting in buildings that provide flexible, functional spaces.
Gannett Fleming is looking for a talented energetic, self-motivated, and dynamic team-oriented individual that had direct experience in biopharmaceutical, industrial, and research facilities to join our team in Raleigh, North Carolina as Lead Architect.
The successful candidate will have the ability to execute and lead all phases of design including initial programming, planning, feasibility, scope and concept development, detailed design, construction documentation, and construction administration. Furthermore, the successful candidate shall display a solid working knowledge of the International Building Code, construction document preparation (e.g. graphics, detailing and specifications), and organization and distribution during all stages of development (e.g. review, bid, permit, etc.).
Project sizes will vary and will include both existing building improvements and new construction.
Additional Responsibilities will include:
Participating in ongoing business development activities
Developing project resource plans and pricing for proposals within the architectural discipline
Meeting with clients to assess needs and develop an associated project program
Developing conceptual designs and coordinating with engineers on the design team
Coordination of the design with all other internal and external project team members
Developing construction drawings and specifications that incorporate client, regulatory, and industry standards
Taking responsibility for discipline related internal and external project communication and coordination
Mentoring junior architectural staff and assisting in professional development
Traveling as required for client development and project execution
Performing field work as required for project execution (e.g. taking field dimensions, confirming existing equipment and conditions, field visits during construction, etc.)
Master of Architecture or Professional Degree from an accredited college required
Architectural licensure in North Carolina
12 plus years of experience required
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and Microsoft Office Suite required
Excellent communication and presentation skills required
Entrepreneurial, client focused, and leadership skills required
NCARB Certification preferred
Experience with advanced technology industry projects preferred such as biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food & nutrition, R&D labs, and/or consumer products
Experience in laboratory and planning preferred
Knowledge of cGMPs preferred
LEED GA or AP preferred
Internal Number: 6856
About Gannett Fleming
Gannett Fleming is a global planning, design, and construction management firm with more than 60 offices worldwide. Founded in 1915, we have fostered a culture of service and innovation with more than 2,000 diverse and talented professionals. Consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms, we provide multi-discipline engineering services, including civil, transportation, environmental, structural, and construction management. We are committed to amaze our clients by providing customized solutions that improve our communities and sustain the world – from award-winning roadways to vital environmental systems to patented technology.