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Engineer Senior - Facilities Architect

Company: Ball Corporation
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.

We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

The Operations Strategic Support Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution - from technologies and investments to supply chain, manufacturing and test operations, facilities management, and information technology services.

Engineer Senior - Facilities Architect

Go Beyond with Ball Aerospace Facilities Engineering Services team! The Facilities Department is comprised of over 65 dedicated Facilities professionals, supporting Ball Aerospace's two million square feet of real estate over 39 properties in Colorado. This established team of Facilities professionals is committed to service and support, continuous improvement, and creating and maintaining Facilities that enable world class engineers and technicians to create a better, safer, and more informed and productive world.

Ball's Facilities Engineering Services team provides facilities designs and engineering guidance across Ball campuses in Westminster, Lafayette, Broomfield and Boulder. We are seeking a candidate to be the architectural technical expert for the Facilities organization. In this role, you will perform architectural duties in planning, designing, overseeing construction, and maintenance of building structures and facilities.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop and maintain architectural standards for design and construction.
  • Develop and implement strategies to identify, monitor, and repair architectural and code related issues with buildings.
  • Complete code studies and provide guidance to Ball staff.
  • Prepare statements of work to solicit design or construction proposals.
  • Serve as the project design lead over multiple disciplines, on design and construction projects, including leading design review meetings.
  • Plan, budget, and manage facilities design and study efforts including code analysis/studies.
  • Manage outside design resources and specialty consultants to execute projects and studies.
  • Assist project managers during construction phase of projects with Request for Information (RFI) and submittal review, as well as field inspections.
  • Provide technical guidance to consulting engineers, or Ball personnel regarding design, construction, or program modifications or repairs. This includes reviewing designs for quality, effectiveness, and adherence to standards.
  • Monitor and assess impact of regulatory changes related to building and systems design.
  • Mentor and guide less experienced personnel.
  • Complete design tasks as needed. May include complete designs for smaller projects or may be development of schematic drawings.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with planning, zoning, and building department officials.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You'll Need:

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 8 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of related experience. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering preferred.
  • Registered Architect is highly desired.
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of facility design (civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, architectural).
  • Expertise with building codes, ADA regulations, zoning regulations, and development processes.
  • Experience with design of secured spaces is highly preferred.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing or industrial environment highly desired.
  • Proficient in the use of all the following: Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, Revit, and BIM.
  • Proven history of using critical thinking skills to improve processes/operations and increase efficiency.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage work schedule and meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-orientation demonstrated thru an ability to manage work schedule, manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Proven history of implementation of safe workplace practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills.
  • Proven history of creating collaborative relationships across the company and all levels of personnel.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Relocation for this position is available.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $115,000 - $145,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste into your browser or visit our careers site.


Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Nearest Major Market: Boulder

Nearest Secondary Market: Denver

Keywords: Ball Corporation, Boulder , Engineer Senior - Facilities Architect, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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