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DLZ Corporation Architectural Associate in Detroit, Michigan

Architectural AssociateJob LocationsUS-MI-Saint Joseph | US-MI-Lansing | US-MI-DetroitJob ID2021-1763# of Openings2About DLZDLZ Corporation is seeking qualified Architects for immediate openings. DLZ is an award-winning architecture and engineering firm with over 600 employees located in 22 offices. DLZ has built long-standing relationships with state, federal, and public clients, serving public and government agencies for the past 100 years throughout the Midwest. Project types include Corrections, Judicial, Public Safety, Transit, Education, Water/Waste Water, Municipal facilities. DLZ's professionals include Architects, Landscape Architects, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural and Civil Engineers, as well as professional Surveyors, Construction Inspectors and Soil Scientists.DLZ Corporation serves public and private entities across the nation. As a multidisciplinary firm, DLZ provides engineering and architectural design services, construction management, surveying, right-of-way acquisition and materials testing. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest. In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms. Our award-winning designs have received national recognition for sustainable design, innovative approach and design excellence.Job DescriptionDLZ Corporation currently has exciting Architectural Associateopenings in St. Joseph, Detroit, or Lansing, Michigan.Duties & Responsibilities:Perform architectural and design assignments requiring application of specialized technical expertise performed independent of other personnel; exercise professional judgment in autonomous decisions.Responsible for projects of moderate complexity and may have leadership responsibility for less experienced staff.May assume lead roles in a narrow segment of a project and/or coordinating work of specialty groups related to his/her assigned segment of a project.Perform work with general guidance and supervision, or provide support to more experienced personnel.Plan and lead preliminary studies of job requirements and scope, determine design criteria and formulate design concepts.Establish conceptualization and production of graphic and written material for a major segment of a client project.Direct architectural support staff in development of detailed design and construction documents.Coordinate architectural efforts between engineering groups, the client, vendors, contractors and others as required.Develop concepts and approaches to the solution of complex architectural problems.Conduct studies of new architectural methods, codes, processes and materials. Conduct complex feasibility and operating studies aimed at evaluation alternative systems and methods.Review and recommend action on client request for change orders and obtain necessary approvals for same.Perform construction contract administration including bid analysis, contract awards, change orders, pay request and other items as required.Assist in the preparation and