Industrial Project Architect


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


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 sub-consultant 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 of 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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