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Burns & McDonnell Associate Architect - Mission Critical (London, UK) in London, United Kingdom


Chart your own course and change the world — with the support of people whose interests are aligned with yours. At Burns & McDonnell, opportunity is waiting. We’re looking for people with big ideas and an entrepreneurial mindset. It’s those kinds of people who’ve helped us grow from a small consulting business back in 1898 to a global leader in engineering, architecture and construction solutions. Today, we’re a thriving company with 8,000 professionals working in 50 offices worldwide and recognised as a leader in mission critical services.

We’re growing our UK business and have exciting opportunities for an experienced and motivated Architect to join us in our London office as we continue our journey to help make our clients successful. We have an opportunity for an Associate Architect to join our team, working on a variety of high-tech building design and construction projects. Project focus would initially be data centres and telecommunications facilities and would grow to include a variety of other facilities including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, manufacturing, airports, or institutional.

If you are excited about working with one of the leading engineering companies in the world, helping to make our clients successful, then we want to hear from you. We are Burns & McDonnell and we Create Amazing.

This role sits within our global facilities services Mission Critical team, providing an opportunity to build your career and your team to serve this expanding sector. The key tasks and responsibilities are as follows:

Burns & McDonnell has exciting opportunities for Architects interested in growing their careers in one of the most fast paced, innovative companies for high tech building design and construction. Project focus would be mission-critical data center projects. This opportunity hires directly into that team and into an industry of more than $17 billion. Data Centers are an aggressive market for Burns & McDonnell and are highlighted by several priority articles on our site.

Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction environmental and consulting services firm. Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, constructs and manages projects all over the world with one mission in mind -- to make our clients successful.

Job Profile

The Architect will assist project teams of architects, designers and engineers to create world class design on a variety of projects including corporate, mission critical, healthcare, airports, institutional, governmental, aerospace, and military from concept design through completion of construction.

  • Develop concept design and master planning to suit the Client brief with the ability to provide unique solutions and original thinking where required.

  • Manage project teams and works on a variety of design projects from conceptual design through construction administration.

  • Approve developing, modifying, and reviewing production drawings for mission critical, healthcare facilities, airports, educational institutions, and governmental and military facilities.

  • Approve the development of interiors based on client vision and architectural needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.

  • Career coaching and mentoring, planning goals and technical development. Help planning and delivery of training and education.

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

  • Prepare and present client presentations, shop drawing review, and construction administration.

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

  • Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities.

  • Manage sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits.

  • Responsible for ensuring revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.

  • Assist the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance. Present project budgets and cost estimates.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the Architectural team.

  • Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.

  • Development of interiors based on client vision and architectural needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.

  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, codes, and procedures within the architecture industry.

  • Manage data complied as required by the project managers.

  • Prepare and present client presentations, shop drawing review, and construction administration.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, from accredited program (equivalent qualifications in a similar field may also be considered).

  • Minimum of 14 years of related Architectural design experience

  • Highly skilled in Architectural design principles, standards, and codes

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to present PowerPoint presentations.

  • Good experience at Concept design level to assist with the development of masterplans

  • Ability to write specifications for all architectural elements and standards of workmanship.

  • Excellent experience in working with structural, MEP and coordination with those disciplines

  • Able to work to tight schedules and manage Architectural team inputs accordingly.

  • Be collaborative and a team player in their approach to working with others.

  • High levels of IT literacy

  • ARB essential and membership of relevant industry body, e.g. RIBA

  • Highly skilled using software required including AutoCAD, BIM (Revit), 3D Rendering Programs, and Microsoft Professional Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

At Burns & McDonnell qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identify, disability or protected veteran status. We believe an inclusive culture is necessary to grow a successful and strong organisation.

Job Architecture

Primary Location GB-London, UK-London

Other Locations GB-London, UK-London

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 225827 Job Hire Type Experienced