Architect – Entry Level

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Job details


$61,700 – $108,200 a year

Your Impact

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of Architectural drawings and specifications including renderings and presentation boards;
  • Code compliance for new construction and renovations of transportation related facilities;
  • Perform local and/or regional site inspections/investigations of projects
  • Attend meetings
  • Project Coordination
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Typical projects types include:

  • Transportation segments include rail, bus, airports and marine ports; Facility building types include administration buildings, tolling structures, parking structures, bus and rail stations including associated maintenance facilities, ancillary buildings, vent buildings, etc.;
  • Pre-K through higher education school buildings;
  • Low rise office buildings as well as office fit outs;
  • Resiliency related studies and design;
  • Parks and recreation centers.

Growth Opportunities include:

  • Develop into the architectural lead on projects;
  • Manage junior staff to deliver projects on time;
  • Assist on the development of proposals

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture or Bachelor of Arts/ Science in Architecture with a Masters in Architecture
  • 1 to 3 years of relevant post education experience in architecture, transportation experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of architectural principles, practices, process, and the application to project work-related issues.
  • Familiarity with building planning, drawing standards, design, and construction management; including restorative and new design.
  • Competent creative, visualization, and technical drawing skills.
  • Knowledge of construction drawing standards.
  • Highly familiar with relevant building and construction laws, regulation, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
  • Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, technology, math principles, graphics, spreadsheets, and tools.
  • Solid understanding of architectural tools (AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUp, Microstation, Adobe Creative Suite).
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and able to multi-task.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior design experience.
  • Familiarity with NY State and NYC Building codes is a plus.
  • A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations.
  • Detailed experience related in architectural building design and rehabilitation with construction exposure a plus.
  • Experience within the transportation industry is also a plus.

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