Architect, Senior Level

  • Full-time

Company Description

CRB is a leading provider of sustainable engineering, architecture, construction and consulting solutions to the global life sciences and food and beverage industries. Our more than 1,600 employees provide best-in-class solutions that drive success and positive change for our clients, our people and our communities. CRB is a privately held company with a rich history of serving clients throughout the world, consistently striving for the highest standard of technical knowledge, creativity and execution.

Job Description

The Senior Architect candidate will have the ability to execute and lead all project types through design, documentation and construction administration as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  This position encourages creativity in problem solving to promote technical and design excellence while ensuring building code and regulatory compliance.  The Lead Architect has the ability to coordinate with internal and external parties, manage multiple complex tasks, establish priorities and direct the work of others.  The candidate will serve as the Architectural point of contact for clients, other disciplines, estimating and construction personnel. 


  • Work independently on projects with ability to execute all phases of design, including programming, planning, concept development, detailed design and construction administration
  • Generate complex code analyses, life safety and egress plans, floor plans, sections, elevations, details, schedules and specifications for large projects of advanced complexity with no oversight
  • Develop and generate studies, presentations and reports, and present to internal or external audiences
  • Research and apply International Building Code and other regulatory requirements as part of project delivery process
  • Work closely with Engineering and Construction personnel to develop and ensure coordinated and constructible designs
  • Participate and contribute during drawing reviews, coordination meetings and quality checks
  • Lead support for construction activities such as RFI responses, submittal reviews and construction progress reports 
  • Assist PM in resource planning, budget and scope definition, schedule adherence and overall quality of deliverables
  • Conduct quality checking of documents for complex projects (e.g. technical verification of design calculations, documentation, design approaches) and drive overall project quality
  • Identify and resolve complex code, construction or design related challenges
  • Provide mentorship to Architectural staff
  • Act as Architect of Record for project assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Accredited Professional Degree in Architecture (B.Arch, M.Arch, and/or D.Arch) or Canadian / International equivalent
  • Architectural license in good standing within home state, plus NCARB certification
  • Relevant AEC (Architectural, Engineering or Construction) firm experience
  • Fifteen years professional experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Revit and Microsoft Office suite
  • Extensive knowledge and application of International Building Codes, OSHA Regulations and ADA Standards
  • Entrepreneurial, client focused leadership skills
  • Flexibility for moderate travel in support of project-based or training activities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • History of successful, cross-discipline project coordination and execution on a variety of project types
  • LEED Accreditation, WELL Certification or similar sustainability credentials
  • Experience in one or more of CRB’s core markets, including R&D labs, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food & nutrition and/or consumer products and international clients/projects.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

CRB is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Employment is contingent on background screening.

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CRB offers a complete and competitive benefit package designed to meet individual and family needs.

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