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Entry-Level Architect

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Burns & McDonnell
Physical Address

Kansas City, MO 64106
Job Description


The Assistant Architect will assist project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including corporate, healthcare, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities\. The Assistant Architect will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting architectural plans according to budget constraints, environmental factors or client needs\.

+ Assists in the architectural design of projects from the conceptual phase through construction administration\.

+ Assists with modifying and reviewing production drawings for a variety of facilities including, but not limited to: healthcare facilities, airports, educational institutions, and governmental and military facilities\.

+ Assists in designing interiors based on client vision and architectural needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers\.

+ Applies basic knowledge of commonly used architectural concepts, practices, codes, and procedures within the architecture industry\.

+ Assists with research and complies project related data as required by the project managers\.

+ Assists with correcting and updating drawings provided by senior architects to ensure corrections are made within multiple CAD related softwares\.

+ Assists with client presentations, shop drawing review, and construction administration for the design of airports and military facilities\.

+ Assists in performing field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients\.

+ All other duties as assigned\.


+ Bachelor’s degree in architecture from accredited program is required\.

+ Basic software and computer skills required including AutoCAD, BIM \(Revit\), 3D Rendering Programs\.

+ Knowledge in Microsoft Professional Office software \(Excel, Word, PowerPoint\)\.

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills\.

+ Strong attention to detail\.


Job Architecture

Primary Location US\-MO\-Kansas City

Other Locations US\-VA\-Roanoke

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing\. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee\-owners\. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking\.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe\. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For\. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome\. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects\. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades\-long partnerships\. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically\.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions\. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels\. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant\.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 181575


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