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Burns & McDonnell Staff Architect – Water (Multiple Locations) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Staff Architect will work on project teams to create world-class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments of Water Treatment and Environmental Facilities. The Staff 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.

  • Perform architectural design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion.

  • Modify and review production drawings for a variety of building types including water treatment and environmental facilities.

  • Design exterior and interior components and architectural requirements for client vision set forth by the project managers.

  • Applies strong knowledge of commonly used architectural concepts, practices, codes, and procedures within the architecture industry.

  • Research and compile project related data as required by the project managers. Compiles studies and reports. Writes specifications.

  • Update drawings provided by senior architects to verify corrections are made within multiple software platforms.

  • Compiles information for client presentations, shop drawing review, and contract administration for the design of water treatments and environmental facilities.

  • Performs field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Complies with all policies and standards


  • Bachelor Degree in Architecture from an accredited program and 4 years of architectural experience, consulting preferred. Required or

  • Master Degree in Architecture and 3 years of architectural experience, consulting preferred. Required

  • Demonstrated progress toward becoming a Registered Architect.

  • Strong knowledge in standard architectural techniques and procedures.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)

  • Strong computer skills (e.g. BIM (Revit), Adobe Suites, and 3D rendering programs).

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.


Our extensive benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work. From insurance and disability to time off and wellness programs, we provide the tools to meet your needs. As part of being 100% employee-owned, eligible employees participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in addition to our 401(k) retirement program. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Wellness page.

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Architecture

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-MO-Saint Louis, US-OK-Oklahoma City, US-CO-Denver, US-KS-Wichita

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Req ID: 232427

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-JH #WTR