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Senior Project Architect - Transit



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Senior Project Architect - Transit - ( 240002D2 )


Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.

Your Opportunity

Stantec specializes in Transit Facility design work throughout California and North America, planning and designing bus and rail stations, operations and maintenance facilities, multimodal transit centers, BRT and park-n-ride facilities. We lead the North American transit and civic markets in the design of highly sustainable buildings and environments. We focus on providing transformational design solutions that exceed our clients’ aspirations through interdisciplinary collaboration. We are passionate about creating meaningful projects that create tremendous value for the clients, users, and the public. Our awards are a testament to our commitment to great design, the human experience, and the environment we live in. We provide a unique opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary office, connecting our architects and engineers from all over the World.

We are looking for a SENIOR ARCHITECT who shares our interest and expertise in transit, infrastructure, and civic projects. We are looking for a dynamic leader to help build this practice in the SF Bay Area and Northern California. As a senior contributor on our professional Transit Architecture team, you will work collaboratively with Stantec senior leadership to assist clients through the planning and creation of fiscally responsible, highly sustainable, award-winning designs. You will cultivate client relationships and provide strategic input to Stantec leadership. Your experience ensures that you are quite familiar with construction plans, specifications, estimates and building codes. You will lead and coordinate a multi-disciplined team of planners, architects and engineers focused on creating great design solutions for our transit clients. You will lead the development of integrated design proposals, coordinating building information models, preparing a variety of contract deliverables throughout the project, while leading and mentoring others and collaborating with team members to contribute to the success of the project.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing complex tasks on multiple, varying scale, highly complex projects.

  • Effectively lead and participate to win work in interviews for potential projects.

  • Plan, organize, and direct the work throughout the life of the project to successfully deliver the project to the client.

  • Lead the client and project team to assure that the project design meets the client budget, schedule, program, and design intent.

  • Negotiate and develop project agreements alongside Stantec leadership.

  • Develop and manage project budget, schedule, and overall work plan to realize target financial performance.

  • Cultivate client relationships and provide strategic input to Stantec leadership.

  • Mentor multi-discipline staff and motivate project teams.

  • Lead project coordination and owner/site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.

  • Manage and track change orders, applications for payment by contractors and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.

  • Work with Stantec Operations Manager in determining project staffing needs and recommending personnel.

  • Direct client invoicing and effectively manage collections.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Extensive project experience supporting the ability to win work during proposal response.

  • Proven relationships with SF Bay area transit agencies.

  • Capable of simultaneously supporting multiple projects.

  • Excellent understanding of accessibility codes, life-safety codes, building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards.

  • Proactively takes appropriate action without requiring continued direction or guidance.

  • Effectively manages multiple deadlines and priorities.

  • Team player with the client, entire project team and contractor.

  • Excellent negotiator and communicator.

  • Requires understanding of project software: Revit, Bluebeam, MS Project, etc.

  • Understanding of building architectural and engineering system concepts.

  • Experience utilizing design/build project delivery and LEAN design practices preferred.

  • Has knowledge and understanding of federal, local agency, and other required standards and requirements, and can teach others.

  • Capable of quickly coming up with design alternatives and solutions.

  • Skilled at design and technical concepts.

Education and Experience

Minimum 10 years of experience. Graduate of an accredited architectural school with professional experience in an architecture office. Must be licensed in California or attainable within one year. LEED AP or LEED project experience preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #DesignYourPlace

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Salary Range(s):

  • SF Area $108,900 - SF Area $163,300 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CA (SF Area includes SF, SJS & WLC)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Primary Location : United States-California-San Francisco

Organization : BC-2014 Buildings-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 10, 2024, 9:52:57 AM

Req ID: 240002D2

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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