Gannett Fleming, Inc.

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Architectural Designer

Architectural Designer

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US-PA-State College
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Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Our State College, PA office is currently seeking an experienced Architectural Designer to join the Architectural Practice at this location. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to expand on our already growing architectural presence in this region. The primary focus for this office is higher education facility design however work on a wide variety of public and private sector projects, including but not limited to military, rail & transit, commercial/industrial, religious and public works is also possible.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares architectural working drawings and related project documents.
  • Preparation of project specifications. 
  • Review Shop Drawings and perform other construction administration work.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Assist in the development of presentations, designs and technical solutions through all phases of a project.
  • Assist in the production of conceptual designs and renderings for project and presentation purposes.
  • Assist with preparing proposals.
  • Assist with marketing and managing clients.
  • Perform building surveys and forensic investigations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2-year Associate’s degree in Architectural Design Technology or equivalent degree with a minimum 8-12 years' related experience required, or a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture with a minimum of 5-8 years’ related experience required.
  • High proficiency in REVIT Building Information Modeling Architecture with experience in both design and construction documentation is required.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD.
  • Experience with 3D Modeling software such as Sketch Up Pro, Rhino/3D Max or similar is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Must be dynamic, creative and detail oriented.
  • Working knowledge of current International Building Codes, NFPA, ADA, LEED, and knowledge of related standards such as ANSI, ASTM, ASHRAE etc.
  • Must be able to work effectively in team situations and establish strong relationships with other teams where overlap of client project work exists.
  • Experience with specification writing/editing. 

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


Location: State College, PA

Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

Employment Status: Full-Time

Internal Requisition ID: 2017-4700


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