Project Architect 

Austin, Texas

We could design buildings just because we can, but we’d rather create places that inspire. Through our Architecture and Interior Design work, we challenge design ideas of the past to create spaces that foster a culture of collaboration—spaces that are designed for community.

We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space—good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has purpose. We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities. Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to create inspiring spaces for all.

Stantec’s Austin office is looking for a PROJECT ARCHITECT , a registered professional with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.


A Project Architect is a licensed professional with responsibility for the health, safety, and welfare of the public. They are expected to have a broad set of experience and knowledge and may also have an area of expertise. Responsible for complex tasks/small projects.

Additional responsibilities to include:

Responsible for project of average complexity/size

Interpret sketches, drawings, codes, building program and other similar material

Utilize BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of buildings and their components

Prepare and revise documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, details

Interpret and apply building codes, energy codes, and requirements of regulatory agencies

Assist in the coordination of permit requirements for city building permit sets

Coordinate building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) and associated documentation including clash detection within the BIM model

Coordinate civil engineering work as it relates to the building design

Conduct field observation and report progress of construction

Review shop drawings and submittals, respond to RFIs, prepare site observation reports, and other contract administration tasks

Evaluate building design using sustainable design principles

Lead project coordination and site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors

Participate in client project requirement meetings

Participate in value analysis and basic cost estimating

Assist in the preparation of specifications in coordination with building plans and the specifications writer

Recommendation and selection of building systems and materials

Participate in constructability review

Participate in bidding and negotiation phase and prepare addenda

Coordinate and direct external consultants including evaluation of quality and progress of work

Conduct quality assurance and quality control on own projects

Assist in preparation of project budget, schedule and overall work planning

Ensures that work conforms to project budget, schedule, and overall work planning


Professionally accredited degree in Architecture or equivalent in support of architectural license is required

Architectural license is required

LEED Green Associate Accreditation or LEED AP preferred

Architectural experience in educational facilities is strongly preferred

Ability to hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively

Ability to apply accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes to a wide variety of project scopes and complexity

Experience with modeling/drafting software (Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD)

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