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Architect/Sustainability Coordinator - Federal - Remote - United States

Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Lansing
Posted on: January 16, 2022

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**Architect/Sustainability Coordinator - Federal - Remote - United States** Date: Dec 28, 2021 Location: US Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients. **Company :** B&V Special Projects Corp. **Req Id :** 57441 **Job Title :** Architect/Sustainability Coordinator - Federal - Remote - United States **Location :** USVRTL **Business Unit Sector :** SPC-GMGNE-FED RESOURCES **Opportunity Type :** Staff **Relocation eligible :** No **Full time/Part time :** Full-Time **Project Only Hire :** No **Visa Sponsorship Available:** No **Divisional Statement** The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. has its mission to provide a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government agencies and departments. With the unique skill sets we have developed during the 100-plus years of service to our U.S. Government agencies client base, we are able to provide one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies. Our primary areas of focus are: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services, Defense Program, Design/Build, Classified, and Environmental. **Job Summary** We are searching for a candidate to fulfill a dual role in our organization. The role will be divided into architectural design and also leading and coordinating the sustainability strategy for projects. The candidate will lead and support the design of unique federal facilities around the world while also working with each discipline to incorporate sustainability into design documents. The role also includes overseeing the sustainability documentation and certification process. We work in a collaborative environment to understand each unique design challenge in order to provide the best possible solution. This position requires leading and contributing in all aspects of medium to complex designs. Projects begin with understanding multiple government requirements, the client's budget and the user's needs. Projects may include participating in the charrette process. Project execution will involve leading a team in the development of construction documents and supervising construction phase services. **Key Responsibilities** Supervises design team to provide outstanding design solutions Leading a team in developing construction documents Establishing and maintain effective client relationships, anticipating and providing services that exceed client expectations Preparing specifications Prepares and oversees sustainability design documents and documentation package for client or Third Party Certification, working with each design discipline to incorporate strategies into each design package. Knowledgeable about Third Party Certification platforms and UFC-01-200-02 High Performance and Sustainable Buildings requirements and process. Leading or participating in the charrette process to completely understand the project requirements Developing or leading the development of presentation materials Working collaboratively with all disciplines Providing sustainable design solutions and supporting sustainability in the work environment Anticipating and adopting innovations in business digital and technology applications, cultivating innovations Assist in marketing and business development related efforts related to existing and new federal clients Monitors and ensures compliance with project requirements and building codes Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements #LI-AK1 **Management Responsibilities** **Preferred Qualifications** Assigned to projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen. Excellent design, visualization and graphic skills Excellent oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting to clients Proficiency in Revit Excellent interpersonal skills for facilitating relationships Creative problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve design issues Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously Ability to provide effective supervision and staff management Preferred Certifications Professional architectural registration LEED AP BD+C or equivalent **Minimum Qualifications** Executive Order 14042, associated federal safety protocols for federal contractors, issued on September 24, 2021, requires covered contractors and subcontractors who work with the federal government to ensure their employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine, or are approved for a medical or religious accommodation by January 18, 2022. Black & Veatch may be subject to these legal requirements. This role will require proof of full vaccination or approval for a medical or religious accommodation prior to start date. Requires a bachelor's degree in architecture from an NAAB or a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Typically a minimum of 5 years related work experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations. **Certifications** Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration **Work Environment/Physical Demands** Typical Office environment. Physical Demands: Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, driving, seeing, writing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended periods of time. **Competencies** Collaborates Communicates effectively Courage Directs work Instills trust Interpersonal savvy Organizational savvy Customer focus Decision quality **Salary Plan** ARC: Architecture **Job Grade** 004 Black & Veatch endeavors to makeaccessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process because of a disability, please contact the Employee Relations Department at +1-913-359-1622 or via our. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only; you may not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications. General inquiries about the status of applications will not be returned. Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program. To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time. A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program. We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership. By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients. Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law. For our EEO Policy Statement, please click. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please clickand. **Notice to External Search Firms** : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs. **Job Segment:** Architecture, Engineer, Engineering

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