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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Senior Architect

  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 28046BR
  • United States
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Job Description
General Responsibilities:
Provide architectural and consulting services for a broad array of projects and clients. This may include performing and or leading field investigations, architectural/engineering analysis, calculations, and recommendations, design and development of plans and specifications, observation and inspection, and the writing, preparation, and review of related reports for the services provided. Review drawings and construction to assure compliance with plans and specifications. Prepare proposals and cost estimates, track and evaluate project progress, budgets, and recommend changes. Research and resolve design and construction problems. Assign, review, and evaluate laboratory or field data for inclusion in reports. Apply sound architectural/engineering principles and be able to communicate complex issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and project teams. Services may be provided for existing or proposed projects in the commercial, retail, multi-family, hotel, senior living, industrial and or governmental sectors.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.
  • Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Monitor quality standards and practices.
  • Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk. Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company.
  • Senior level architectural professional provides technical direction required for production and completion of both routine and unique or complex projects.
  • Responsible for conceptualizing the initial design and/or investigative approach for a major phase of a large project or have overall responsibility for the architectural/engineering work on a project of moderate scope.
  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and/or coordinate architectural/engineering work involving conventional architectural/engineering practices but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements.
  • Provide review of projects requiring complex and innovative investigation techniques and supervises the analysis and formulation of recommendations in written reports to clients; provides technical review of reports.
  • Lead technical training and makes informed decisions based upon state of the art technological issues.
  • Provide leadership of marketing, sales and business development.
  • May supervise less experienced engineers/architects or technical support personnel on projects.
  • Serve as an Authorized Project Reviewer.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent degree (and experience) that can be applied to becoming a Registered Architect.
  • Minimum 8-11 years’ experience.
  • Master’s degree in Architecture preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
  • Registered Architect.
Preferred Certification:
  • Registered Roof Consultant (RRC), Registered Waterproofing Consultant (RWC), LEED AP, or one other relevant certification.
  • Authorized Project Reviewer status.

About Terracon
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned multidiscipline consulting firm comprised of more than 6,000 curious minds focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon’s growth is due to our talented employee-owners exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.
EEO Statement
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.
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