Facility Design Architect

  • SAIC, Inc
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Jun 09, 2021

Job Description


The Design/Construction Architect will provide senior-level Architecture expertise throughout the life cycle of a mega Military Construction (MILCON) project (planning, programming, design, construction, transition to operations, deployment and operations & maintenance).  Perform architectural technical reviews for facility programming, designs, constructability, commissioning, and value engineering to ensure compliance with architectural requirements and are within prescribed budget. Provide architectural services that will assist the government in liaising with US Army Corps of Engineers, the customer's design and construction agent. Assist in monitoring of progress and facilitate progress and completion of tasks related to architecture. Coordinate all work with the customer's engineering staff to ensure the best solution for the Government is achieved.  

Support Sustainability Engineer activities:  

  1. Ensure the MILCON design incorporates appropriate capabilities and technologies to enable compliance with all Federal regulations regarding energy conservation and environmental protection.  
  2. Research and present opportunities with organizations such as the Department of Energy and programs like the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) to receive funding related to energy management. 
  3. Develop a sustainability education strategy to educate the customer's program office and Workforce about sustainable engineering and help encourage a workforce culture that desires to be energy conscience. 
  4. Verify issues related to architectural elements, drawing coordination and recommend solutions. 
  5. Ensure plan complies with federal regulations.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have demonstrated experience (12 years minimum) in the areas of Architecture related to federal planning, programming, design and construction.
  • Must also have demonstrated experience in inspecting quality and adherence to specifications of both construction documents (plans, specifications and design analysis) and work in place on large (over $50M) federal construction projects.
  • Must also have demonstrated experience with building sustainability, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED), and its application.
  • Must have demonstrated experience with the latest trends and state-of-the-art technologies in facility design, construction, renovations, space management, construction delivery methods (Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, Early Contractor Involvement, etc.) and knowledge management to ensure that major capital development projects meet the owner’s current and future requirements.
  • Current Architectural license required (can be issued from any U.S. state).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certifications related to energy conservation and project management such as LEED are a plus.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent is a plus.

Target salary range: $165,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.