Engineering West Chester, Pennsylvania


At Weston Solutions, Inc. you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions. Employee ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston has continued to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future. 
Weston Solutions, Inc. is seeking a registered architect with experience to support our renovation and infrastructure design and construction work for our Federal, municipal, and commercial clients.  
Location: The preferred location for this position is our West Chester, PA office but we will consider candidates living near our other offices or in remote locations. 
Employment Type: Part-time or Temporary

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or design or equivalent experience, plus minimum 6 to 12 years related experience.
  • Architect license in PA, NJ, MD, DE, or similar state with ability to obtain additional licenses quickly and efficiently as needed to support project work.
  • Experience preparing commercial designs for competitive procurement including preparing construction documents (drawings, specifications, Basis of Design), preparing material take-offs, procuring contractors including issuing requests for bids, evaluating bids, and performing services during construction (RFIs, submittal reviews, field construction site visits).  Design-build experience is a plus.
  • Experience with architectural and building systems designs including office space, utility plants, electrical rooms, communications, and server rooms.  Experience with water and wastewater treatment facilities is a plus.
  • Experience working with National, state, and local codes and standards.  Experience with Federal USGS and UFC is a plus.
  • Experience with EV charging stations, EVSE facilities, microgrids, solar systems, battery backup, and alternative energy production and storage facilities is a plus. 
  • The ability to use 3D models and prepare BIM are a plus. 
  • US citizens with the ability to obtain security clearance during employment or a current security clearance is required.
  • Maintains a valid driver’s license and is able to travel.
  • Willing to travel (~20% - 40% time) as required to meet proposal and project needs.
  • Able to meet time sensitive deadlines and complete multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
  • Able to complete requests for proposals, develop scopes of work (RFP) and obtain vendor quotes.
  • Effective oral and communication skills to review report writing, proposal preparation, and architect and construction cost estimates.
  • Work effectively in a team environment to lead or support other engineering disciplines (e.g., process, structural, mechanical, civil, electrical, etc.) and CADD operators to achieve proposal and project requirements.
  • Provide field QA/QC and oversight services for construction projects (job focus will be the technical execution of various projects related to architectural services.)
  • Perform the design development and assist in providing technical direction to the scope of projects; providing technical expertise on architect work associated with design and construction projects and preparation of contracts for construction.
  • Review and perform various architecture related calculations and analyses of information in the application of the basic design criteria in conformance with Weston’s Quality Management Plan and as necessary to complete assigned projects.
  • Collaborates with engineers, CAD technicians, field technicians, designers, and other team personnel to complete projects efficiently and accurately.
  • Assists the Project Manager in estimating and tracking project costs.
  • Leads proposal preparation efforts and development of project costs.
  • Participates in professional societies and other similar organizations to stay abreast of current and emerging techniques.
  • Interacts with clients regarding project specific tasks.
We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a generous, comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the personal needs of its people and their families. 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
  • Paid time off plus holiday and parental leave.
  • Life and disability plans.
  • Critical illness and accident plans.
  • Work/Life flexibility.
  • Professional development opportunities.
Compensation will vary based upon experience, education, skill level, and other compensable factors. 

Salary Range: $66,400 - $88,600 - $110,700