Senior Project Architect - Aviation

RS And H Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 1 week ago

The Opportunity

RS&H is currently seeking an experienced, registered Architect to join our Aviation practice.

Targeted work locations: Jacksonville, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Los Angeles, CA,

Our team is passionate about aviation. We choose to design airport terminals and related facilities at airports throughout the U.S. and abroad. Our projects reach hundreds of millions of dollars in construction value and are experienced by millions of people each year. Our clients focus on outstanding design and technical excellence and share our passion about aviation. We foster, value, and reward people who are creative, self-motivated, and collegial. You will have an opportunity to further your career as an industry-recognized aviation architect by delivering projects of varying sizes and complexity. This is a unique opportunity to join a team that will embrace your ideas to even better serve our great clients.

PRIMARY POSITION OBJECTIVE: Associate functions as a senior professional aviation architectural discipline lead on major projects and may serve as a Project Manager or Project Director on large, complex multidiscipline projects. Works with the Aviation Building Service Group Leader, Regional Leaders and Project Managers to prepare design development drawings and produce documents through to the construction documents phase. Associate independently supervises the development of architectural plans and specification for a variety of master planning and programming, architectural design and facility development, design detailing, building code analysis, construction document production, and construction administration, coordinating with a diversified team. Associate performs and supervises diverse discipline work tasks requiring extensive architecture, communication, and management expertise to lead project production and quality assurance programs while maintaining profitable operations.


  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Architecture from an accredited university

  • Must be a Texas registered architect in good standing and/or able to obtain reciprocity. Ability to obtain registration in Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico a plus.

  • Minimum 8+ years of related experience

  • Provide subject matter expertise in planning and design of aviation related facilities at medium and large hub airports

  • Thorough knowledge of architectural design, drafting, detailing, building materials, building codes, construction techniques and costs

  • AutoCAD and Revit proficiency strongly desired

  • Proven knowledge of general architecture practice including programming, site planning, civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering

  • Capable in marketing building-related services to existing and new clients throughout the region.

  • Have a Client (Outward) Mindset: Enjoy working with all sorts of people in varying environments and dynamic projects. Be comfortable shifting regularly and quickly from one to another. Take pride in and be good at understanding and working with clients to build strong long-term relationships.

  • Consults and works directly with clients, as well as takes a primary role in business development, within assigned area of

  • Adept at mentoring and encouraging young architects to maximize their abilities

  • Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills. Ability to build quick rapport

  • Skilled in the areas of problem identification and solving skills

  • Knowledge of the aviation market sector's unique challenges for planning, design and regulation is preferred

  • Collaboration with other architects to create cohesive concepts and achieve project requirements

  • Provide expertise on codes, quality assurance, and construction methods and materials

  • Capable of handling multiple projects, being innovative, and able to communicate effectively across multiple disciplines with technical detail

  • Serve as team leader and the main point of contact for many major architectural issues.

  • For subordinates, provide guidance, support, and discipline as needed

  • Responsible for all architectural design aspects of large or complex projects

  • Ensure project deliverable are met on time and on budget

  • Delegate work and provide oversight of group work plans

  • Manage an architectural team of junior and senior architects as well as administrative personnel

  • Manage Multiple Tasks: Apply sound time and project management to track, prioritize, and complete multiple assigned tasks in fluctuating work environments and multiple distractions (phone calls, appointments, proposals, etc.)

  • Operates in an environment of accountability and receives only a broad level of administrative or professional direction.

  • Represents the organization in communications and conferences pertaining to broad aspects of architectural


Active membership in a career-oriented professional or Program-related organization, including participation in developing professional papers or presentations


Participation in community service or charitable organizations is desired


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk and hear.

  • The associate is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time (up to 8 hours). Associate is occasionally required to sit and stoop. The associate must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Periodic travel and temporary duty (TDY) out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Core Competencies:

In addition to the position's skills, education and experience requirements, the following RS&H competencies are considered foundational to understanding performance, now and in the future.

  • Teamwork

  • Leadership

  • Change Orientation

  • Communication

  • Ingenuity

  • Client Focus

If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply.


The Team

Joining our Aviation team means an opportunity to explore your potential and apply your diverse skills to serve the large and small airports of the aviation industry as a trusted advisor. You can do this in a collaborative and team-oriented environment among other driven professionals. Service areas include airfields, buildings, facility planning, environmental planning, and environmental stewardship & resiliency. Join RS&H to define and master challenges, advance professionally, and build strong and lasting relationships.

The Company

RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. We are committed to bringing extraordinary solutions to our clients through the promise of imagination, ingenuity, and innovation. With a tradition of excellence that began in 1941, we are consistently ranked among the nation's top 100 design firms. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, quality service, business success and valuing associates.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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Senior Project Architect - Aviation

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