Architectural Designer/Planner in Atlanta

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Atlanta, Georgia View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Architectural Designer/Planner, Apply WSP jobs Atlanta Georgia. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Architectural Designer/Planner

Work location : Atlanta, Georgia

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 6439

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for two Architectural Designers/Planners for our Atlanta and Raleigh offices to work under the direction of Project Directors in cooperation with the project team to develop high quality design on time and on budget. Provides support to architects, engineers, and project managers for due diligence, planning, concept development, restoration, alteration, extension, and implementation of creative, functional, and sustainable building designs and/or construction of projects in the public and private sector.  Tasks may include basic assistance with conceptually visualizing projects, preparing drawings, specifications, budgets, and construction documents, and developing and presenting design proposals.  Generates accurate and concise drawings, renderings, and documentation regarding assigned tasks and construction specifications. 
Your Impact

With minimal supervision, assist with collecting, compiling, and analyzing data from the physical work site, surveys, blueprints, GIS data, subsurface utility information, maps, environmental data, historical use, and other matrices for project development, design, and construction.    
Generate architectural and lab planning design concepts and presentations.
Document architectural plans elevations, sections, details and schedules using REVIT and other BIM software.
Coordinate work with lab planning team, MEP and structural engineers.  
Schedule equipment and benching systems for specialty laboratories.
Function as a Designer to the extent necessary to complete projects on schedule and within budget.
Perform basic professional architectural work relating to conducting research and inspections of proposed and existing site conditions, resources, building, infrastructure, and transportation channels to determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, and construction or operating permits.
Assist with the input of building technologies, concepts, modeling techniques, design requirements, and operating strategies to account for the safety and functionality of occupants and end-users, and incorporating future-ready solutions with architectural design standards.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, or closely related discipline.
1 to 3 years of relevant post education experience in the learned discipline.
Proficient with REVIT, AutoCAD, and other graphic software skills.
Ability to interpret a building program and generate varied design concepts.
Familiarity with lab planning principles.
Knowledge of building and zoning codes.
Knowledge of technical specifications and general conditions.
Knowledge of architectural principles, practices, process, and the application to project work-related issues. 
Familiarity with building planning, drawing standards, design, and construction management; including restorative and new design.
Competent creative, visualization, and technical drawing skills.
Familiarity with process and concepts for sustainability, green building design, and reducing and eliminating the use or generation of hazardous substances/greenhouse gas.  
Highly familiar with relevant building and construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Management of REVIT models and the coordination of deliverables.
LEED or WELL accreditation.
US Citizen for work on Federal project.


Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 25%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: ATLANTA – 3340 PEACHTREE RD
All locations: US-GA-Atlanta, US-NC-Raleigh

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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