Industrial Project Architect

This opportunity is available out of our Indianapolis office, although regional offices may be considered for highly-qualified candidates.


Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. has an opening for a full-time industrial project architect for the planning, design, and construction of water resources facilities. The position will involve coordination with our corporate Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) team and CAD/Revit BIM Design team. This is an excellent opportunity for a multi-talented and creative project architect interested in furthering their career in the relatively recession-proof utility engineering industry.


In the context of water resources including dams, levees, potable water, wastewater, and stormwater facilities:

  • Develop feasibility evaluations and planning-level design reports
  • Perform general building design
  • Participate in client project team meetings
  • Coordinate with the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) team and CAD/Revit BIM Design team to develop design goals, schedules, and budgets
  • Coordinate with subconsultant architects in the areas of residential,
    commercial, institutional, and landscape architecture
  • Collaborate with clients, engineers, and contractors to ensure project success
  • Develop contract documents, technical documentation, detailed specifications, and architectural permits
  • Oversee construction administration
  • Ensure compliance with building codes, regulations, and safety standards
  • Perform project site inspections


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited university
  • Registered Architect (or working towards RA with a minimum of 2+ years experience with an architecture/design firm)
  • Knowledge of Design Build, Civil, and Structural Engineering
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, and other design software
  • Understanding of building codes, regulations, and safety standards
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Dependable and professional team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Publisher, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to acquire a general understanding of the water resource industry

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