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Clark Nexsen is an integrated architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Clark Nexsen has been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years.

Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, and Washington, D.C. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment.

We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work.
Aug 08, 2019
Position Open:  August 6, 2019 Position Close:  Until filled Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions. Must apply online through corporate website at  www.clarknexsen.com . Firm Description Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals. Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work. Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available. Job Description We seek to hire a  Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer  in our  Macon, GA office  who will perform industrial and mechanical engineering services on industrial process projects of small to large scope for facilities that process minerals, fertilizers, pulp and paper, and petrochemicals, among others. General responsibilities  include, but are not limited to, the following: Performing various design services as an engineer, including Conceptual Studies, Process flow diagrams, P&IDs, mass balance, calculations, equipment selection, instrument selection and general arrangements for bulk material handling, process piping, conveyance equipment detail shop drawings, dust collection, chute fabrication drawings, tank/bin design, and equipment platforms/catwalks with minimal direction from supervising staff. Providing oversight and coordination of projects, and working with assigned design managers and project managers, to meet client’s budget, contract fees, goals, objectives, and deadlines Coordinating and communicating all aspects of industrial and mechanical design within multi-disciplinary teams as requested by the Design Manager or Project Engineer. Developing project schematic designs, design development designs, and construction documents Complying with quality control policies and procedures Providing support services during the bidding process, i.e., preparing addenda, amendments, attend pre-bid meetings, open bids, tabulate bids, technical bid analysis, etc. as directed Performing construction phase services including representing the firm on-site, answering RFI’s, reviewing shop drawings, preparing as-builts, etc. as directed Working with, responding to, and taking direction from senior engineers and project managers Working independently with limited direction Supervising and mentoring junior staff in the Industrial Engineering Department Performing other responsibilities as assigned by the Project Engineer, Design Manager, Project Managers, principals, and senior management. Provide technical input to the engineering design as value engineering and industry best practices Perform other duties as required Project responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Responsible for document organization and clarity Responsible for discipline drawing coordination Develop design options for resolution of system conflicts Develop proposals and project reports Monitor individual performance relative to project budget and schedule Coordinate work product with other disciplines Adhere to project budget and schedule Travel up to 30% Education   Must have graduated from an ABET-accredited 4-, 5-, or 6-year engineering program ideally in one of the following disciplines: Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Technology Industrial Engineering Process Engineering Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations Licensed Professional Engineer in at least one US state is preferred 24 hour MSHA miner safety training is desirable Applicable Autodesk certifications is desirable Active membership in drafting or modeling-related organizations (local or web-based) is desirable Certificate of Management for Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM) is desirable Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process is desirable Software Skills A Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, and information management. Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to utilize the software in the development of project documents and interact with other project team members in their use of the software is highly desirable. Specific software includes: Microsoft Office AutoCAD MicroStation BIM Career Experience A Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer should typically have 10 years or more of significant design and practice experience in a leadership role with an Industrial firm or multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm with substantial knowledge in one or more of the following areas: bulk material handling process piping conveyance equipment detail shop drawings dust collection chute fabrication drawings tank/bin design rotating equipment equipment platforms/catwalks Familiarity with MSHA standards and other related industrial process design parameters is highly desired. Design or construction experience in Design/Build and EPC project delivery methods is desirable. Other Criteria Possess excellent communication skills Possess technical precision and creative design skills Have a client-oriented attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole  
Clark Nexsen Macon, GA, USA Full-Time
Aug 06, 2019
Position Open: August 2, 2019 Position Close: Until filled Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions. Must apply online through corporate website at  www.clarknexsen.com . Firm Description Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals. Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work. Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available. Job Description We seek to hire a  Senior Architect  in our  Charlotte, NC  who will be responsible for performing, directing and supervising all aspects of architectural design services on multi-discipline building design projects of moderate to large scope for commercial and government facilities. The ideal candidate will have extensive design experience to include leading the design of many significant projects in higher education, science and technology, and/or commercial facilities. The successful candidate will need to inspire design creativity, provide strategic direction in advancing design culture, and play a significant role in project pursuits to include planning the design approach and developing design concepts for interviews and competitions. Leading design charrettes, design reviews and providing constructive criticism will also be critical in this position. Previous recognition for multiple award-winning designs may be given additional consideration. By virtue of the knowledge and experience gained during their years of practice a Senior Architect will be capable of bringing their design talents and organizational skills to bear on their assigned projects.  They shall serve as a role model and mentor to the architectural support staff and also participate in corporate activities to improve the design quality of our projects and the processes and procedures used during the design, documentation, and construction administration activities of a project.  They shall also be actively involved in the marketing and business development activities of the company and develop strong professional and personal relationships with our clients, contractors, and consultants to foster repeat business. General responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Performing all aspects of architectural design as a Senior Architect, including conceptual studies, programming, schematic documents, design development documents, and construction documents Concurrently leading several projects of moderate complexity and scope when required by schedule and/or resource constraints Meeting with clients to prepare and/or validate proposed scope of services Assist in presenting projects to clients, contractors, project team members, AHJ’s, and members of the public through all stages of the project Managing the architectural portion of multi-discipline projects and working with assigned Project Managers to meet project budget, schedule, goals, and objectives Coordinating, supervising, and communicating all aspects of the architectural design within multi-discipline teams to ensure that architectural design details integrate properly with all other disciplines Communication with the Contractor on Design-Build projects to verify suitability of systems selected Directing and supervising the work of Architects, Interns, and Designers assigned to the project, Managing and supervising architectural support services associated with the bidding process, including preparing addenda and amendments and opening and tabulating bids Managing and supervising architectural support services associated with the construction phase, including field visits, answering RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings Ensuring staff compliance with quality control policies and procedures Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Managing Principals, Project Managers, Design Managers, and senior management Actively support Company marketing and business development activities Establish and maintain positive client relationships Provide technical guidance to architectural staff Mentoring and monitoring the professional development of architectural staff Assisting Department Director and Department Head in developing new and/or revised processes and procedures Representing the Managing Principal, Project Manager, or Department Head when they are unavailable Leading staff training sessions Providing input to Department Head on staff annual performance reviews Project responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Performing Project Manager duties as assigned Serve in the role of Design Manager on projects as assigned Responsible for discipline design and documentation Responsible for discipline coordination of plans and specifications Develop discipline design approach and methodology Develop discipline project plan and production methodology Responsible for establishing discipline sustainable design approach Create and maintain project architectural design notebook Confirm project planning & program requirements Develop building systems analysis & selection Establish building envelope design components Establish building & site control dimensions Prepare scope and fee proposals for project architectural services Assist MP and PM in development of project proposals, budgets & schedules Review and approve discipline code analysis prepared by design team Review and approve discipline specifications prepared by the design team Respond to RFI’s, Dr Check comments, etc. Lead discipline bidding and construction administration activities Perform discipline QA/QC reviews on assigned projects Back-check discipline QC team comments Monitor and adhere to project budget & schedule May require domestic and foreign travel Education Bachelor of Architecture from an NAAB-accredited  program  -or- Masters of Architecture (MA must be from an NAAB-accredited program) Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations Must be a fully licensed Architect in at least one US state, preferably in the local jurisdiction NCARB certified to facilitate licensure through reciprocity is preferred Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices with LEED AP accreditation preferred Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process Software Skills A Senior Architect should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, accounting, and information management.  Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to understand the capabilities and limitations of the programs and interact with the support staff in their use of the software is highly desirable.  Career Experience A Senior Architect should typically have 10 years or more of significant design and practice experience in a leadership role with an architectural firm or a multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm. Experience as a lead designer or Architect in federal, state, municipal, healthcare, commercial, higher education or similar projects plus experience in Design/Build and CM at Risk project delivery methods is desirable. Architects assigned to focus on our Science and Technology work may be given additional consideration for expertise and relevant leadership experience in academic research facility design, biotechnology research & development facility design, agricultural biotechnology facility design, pharmaceutical facility design as well as other building typologies involving the Life Sciences. Successful candidates will also have a strong history of leading the overall design development for these facility types and have a history of building and maintaining successful client relationships. Other Criteria Possess technical and design skills with a demonstrated desire and ability to evaluate new ideas, technologies and systems Ability to prepare effective and concise documents Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups Have a client-oriented attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole Possess demonstrated ability to lead by example, teaching and mentoring younger staff and working well with others as a leader in a team environment Selection Process Selection will be based on your application, resume, and portfolio. In order to be considered, you will need to submit a portfolio with your application according to the following parameters: Single file in PDF format Maximum File Size:10 MB No page limits, provided that the file size restrictions are met Portfolios must be submitted electronically. We will NOT accept or consider hard copy portfolios.  
Clark Nexsen Charlotte, NC, USA Full-Time
Jul 31, 2019
Position Open: July 31, 2019 Position Close: Until filled Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions. Must apply online through corporate website at  www.clarknexsen.com . Firm Description Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals. Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work. Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available. Job Description We seek to hire a  Designer  in our  Roanoke, VA  office who will perform architectural design and documentation services on multi-discipline building design projects of moderate to large scope.  The ideal candidate will have 2 – 4 years of experience in a Designer role and utilizing Revit software. General responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Performing various aspects of architectural design as directed by a Senior Architect, Architect or Design Manager including conceptual studies, program requirements, design analyses, calculations, systems selection and layout for building design Preparation of programming documents, schematic documents, design development documents, and construction documents as directed Coordination and communication with design team members to ensure the architectural design details integrate properly with the work of all other project disciplines Preparation of marketing and presentation materials as directed Performing various services associated with the bidding process, including preparing addenda and amendments and opening and tabulating bids as directed Performing various services associated with the construction phase, including field visits, answering RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings as directed Complying with quality control policies and procedures Learn and implement department and company standards Develop analysis and design skills Participating in team meetings and coordinating efforts with other team members Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Project Managers, Design Managers, Senior Architects, Architects, Managing Principals and senior management Working with a team of architects, engineers, interior designers and landscape architects Project responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Perform Architect or Senior Architect tasks as directed Responsible for document organization and clarity Responsible for discipline drawing coordination Drafting of marked-up plans, partial plans, sections, details Completing sections and details produced to a schematic-level of completion by the Architect Developing an accurate, three-dimensional model of the structure with the necessary level of detail using the required Building Information Modeling (BIM) software package, when BIM is a project requirement Create schematic-level plans and details for approval by the Senior Architect Developing design options for resolution of system conflicts Assisting with building systems calculations and LEED templates Participate in building system selections Participate in building code analysis process Participate in development of discipline specifications Coordinating work product with other disciplines Adhere to project budget and schedule May require domestic and foreign travel Education Bachelor of Architecture from an NAAB-accredited  program -or- Masters of Architecture (MA must be from an NAAB-accredited program) Participation in a University’s Architectural scholarship program may be given additional consideration if it led to being awarded a scholarship. Licenses, Certifications and Accreditations Eligible for and actively pursuing registration as a licensed Architect Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices and pursuing LEED AP accreditation is desirable Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process Software Skills A Designer should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, and information management.  Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to utilize the software in the development of project documents and interact with other project team members in their use of the software is highly desirable.  Career Experience One previous architectural internship or relevant design experience is preferred Other Criteria Ability to prepare effective and concise documents Possess technical precision and creative design skills Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups Display abilities to work well with others in a team environment Selection Process Selection will be based on your application, resume, and portfolio. In order to be considered, you will need to submit a portfolio with your application according to the following parameters: Single file in PDF format Maximum File Size:10 MB No page limits, provided that the file size restrictions are met Portfolios must be submitted electronically. We will NOT accept or consider hard copy portfolios.  
Clark Nexsen Roanoke, VA, USA Full-Time
Jul 09, 2019
Position Open: July 9, 2019 Position Close: Until filled Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions. Must apply online through corporate website at  www.clarknexsen.com . Firm Description Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals. Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work. Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available. Job Description We seek to hire an  Architect  in our  Roanoke, VA  office who will be responsible for performing, directing and supervising all aspects of architectural design services on multi-discipline building design projects of small to moderate  scope for commercial and government facilities.  The ideal candidate will have 5 - 7 years of experience in an Architect role and utilizing Revit software. General responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Performing all aspects of architectural design services including conceptual studies, programming, schematic documents, design development documents, and construction documents under the direct supervision of the Managing Principal, Design Manager or Senior Architect Working on a multi-discipline design team Meeting with clients to prepare and validate scope of work Preparation of marketing and presentation materials as directed Obtain guidance from Senior Architects and the Department Head as necessary to resolve technical and coordination issues and conflicting criteria Direct and supervise the work of Interns, Designers and CAD Technicians assigned to the project, particularly where unusual or difficult problems are encountered Providing architectural services associated with the bidding process, including preparing addenda and amendments and opening and tabulating bids as directed Providing architectural services associated with the construction phase, including field visits, answering RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings Complying with the company’s quality control practices and procedures Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Managing Principals, Project Managers, Design Managers, Senior Architects, and senior management Working with a multi-discipline team of architects, engineers, interior designers and landscape architects Participate in team meetings and coordinating efforts with other team members Directing, supervising and training junior architectural staff as directed Mentoring and monitoring the professional development of junior architectural staff Project responsibilities  include but are not limited to the following: Assist with Senior Architect tasks as directed Serve in the role of Design Manager on projects as assigned Assist in the preparation of scope and fee proposals for the architectural portion of multi-discipline projects or single-discipline, architectural-only projects Conduct project code analysis for review by the Managing Principal, Design Manager or Senior Architect Analyze, design and document project components Develop details of building system components Develop discipline specifications for review by the Design Manager or Senior Architect Coordinate drawings with technical specifications Coordinate work product with other disciplines Review all work products prepared  by support staff assigned to the project Incorporate responses to QC comments into the project documents Assist in responding to RFI’s, Dr. Check comments, etc. Review and respond to CA submittals Perform discipline QA/QC review on assigned projects Adhere to project budget and schedule May require domestic and foreign travel Education Bachelor of Architecture from an NAAB-accredited  program  -or- Masters of Architecture (MA must be from an NAAB-accredited program) Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations Must be a fully licensed Architect in at least one US state, preferably in the local jurisdiction NCARB certified to facilitate licensure through reciprocity is preferred Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices with LEED AP accreditation preferred Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process Software Skills An Architect should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, accounting, and information management.  Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to understand the capabilities and limitations of the programs and interact with the support staff in their use of the software is highly desirable.  Career Experience An Architect should typically have 4 years or more of significant design experience as an architect intern in an architectural firm or a multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm. Experience in federal, state, municipal, healthcare, commercial, higher education or similar projects plus experience in Design/Build and CM at Risk project delivery methods will be given additional consideration. Other Criteria The ideal candidate will have: Ability to prepare effective and concise documents Technical precision and creative design skills Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups Ability to provide outstanding professional services Dedication to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole Ability to work well with others in a team environment Selection Process Selection will be based on your application, resume, and portfolio. In order to be considered, you will need to submit a portfolio with your application according to the following parameters: Single file in PDF format Maximum File Size:10 MB No page limits, provided that the file size restrictions are met Portfolios must be submitted electronically. W e will NOT accept or consider hard copy portfolios.
Clark Nexsen Roanoke, VA, USA Full-Time