Open Positions for Minneapolis, MN

Senior Architect – Public Safety (Buffalo, NY, Eau Claire, WI, Minneapolis, MN, New York Metro, Syracuse, NY, Rochester, NY, Albany, NY, Voorheesville, NY):

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Wendel is a nationally recognized innovative Architecture, Engineering, Energy Efficiency, and Construction Management firm that collaborates with public entities to design public safety facilities through our Five Bugles Design (FBD) and Mitchell Associates Architects (MAA) design groups.  We are national leaders in the design of public safety facilities, having completed over 400 projects, teaching station design at national conferences, being published in fire service magazines, and receiving numerous design awards.

With the merger of FBD and MAA, our design team offers the opportunity to work on an exciting project type in a collaborative team approach with others who are truly committed to the needs of our clients. If you are looking to make a real impact and have 5 to 8+ year experience in public safety design, then this position is for you!

Our public safety design team is looking for a mid to senior level design professional that thrives in a fast paced and team focused working environment. Wendel is headquartered in Buffalo, NY, but we are looking for someone in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, or New York. The ideal candidate is looking for advancement in their career and an opportunity to grow our established presence throughout the country.

This is the right position for you if you:

  • Love to execute project development from concept through construction while working with other committed design professionals.
  • Are seeking to mentor entry level architects, directing them in design, production and overall coordination of the design process and technical documents.
  • Attend project and client meetings with other design professionals for projects under contract.
  • Want to grow into a senior leadership role.
  • Have a proven record of strong technical design and detailing skills.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of architectural specifications, international building codes, life safety code and ADA requirements.
  • Are self-motivated and able to problem solve independently, often times working remotely.
  • Have a 4- or 5-year degree in Architecture, or a related field.
  • Have 10 -15 years of working experience in a design firm with strong design, construction document and construction administration experience, plus 5 to 8+ year’s  experience in Fire and/or Police stations.
  • Are genuinely passionate about architecture.
  • Have exceptional communication and organizational skills and you thrive at working in a team environment.
  • Have knowledge of design and construction programs like Autodesk Revit, Bluebeam, Procore, SketchUp, Etc.

What Wendel can offer you:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Company ownership potential.
  • An employee focused company culture and work environment.
  • Great benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k match, & generous PTO.
  • Professional development, wellness programs, cell-phone stipend, and more.
  • A productive hybrid work environment and true Work-Life balance.

Salary Range: $110,000 – $140,000

Wendel is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The salary offered will also take into consideration regional adjustment factors.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfect with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Wendel is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a drug free workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, pregnancy, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status. We are a VEVRAA federal contractor and request priority referrals of all protected veterans.

Healthcare Architect (Richmond, VA, Minneapolis, MN, Eau Claire, WI):

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Wendel is a nationally recognized innovative Architecture, Engineering, Energy Efficiency, and Construction Management firm that collaborates with private and public entities to holistically approach facility and infrastructure projects. Our clients benefit from our full-service capability that allows us to tackle technically complex projects with our own in-house experts. With multiple regional offices, Wendel presents the opportunity to work on an exciting variety of projects with a collaborative team approach. If you are looking to make a real impact, to challenge the status quo, and develop and implement solutions with real results, then Wendel is the place for you!

Wendel is seeking an experienced and talented Healthcare Architect with relevant experience in healthcare programming, planning and design for hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare projects. The appropriately qualified candidate will be part of or responsible for projects that may be out of any one of our 16 regional offices.

We are seeking someone passionate about design, someone ambitious who is interested in advancing their career and growing in a practice area with dedicated healthcare leaders.

Wendel will fill two positions, based in either the Eau Claire, Wisconsin office or the Minneapolis, Minnesota office; and the other in the Richmond Virginia office.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with clients and internal teams to develop creative healthcare planning strategies at all levels of detail including new construction and renovations.
  • Lead planning through all phases, including programming, design, fit-out planning, equipment planning, and casework planning.
  • Develop advanced knowledge in healthcare planning and programming.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with existing and potential clients.
  • Participate in select marketing and business development opportunities.
  • Assist in proposal and interview phases to help win work.
  • Actively seek new knowledge in the design and planning of healthcare facilities.
  • Mentor and direct the work of less experienced staff.

Qualifications: 

  • BA/BS in architecture or related field.
  • 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Licensed Architect.
  • Software proficiency using MS Office, Revit, and others
  • Knowledge of evidence-based design strategies with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Comprehensive understanding of model building codes and healthcare guidelines.
  • Detailed, methodical, process-oriented, open to change, and motivated by innovation.
  • Great collaborator and communicator with excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ambitious self-starter with get-it-done attitude who strives for excellence.
  • Career and leadership oriented.
  • Trusted client advisor in the Healthcare realm.

What we offer:

  • Competitive six figure salary.
  • Company ownership potential.
  • Employee focused company culture and work environment.
  • Great benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k match, & generous PTO.
  • Professional development, wellness programs, cell-phone stipend, and more.
  • A productive hybrid work environment and true Work-Life balance

Salary Range: $110,000 – $120,000.

Wendel is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The salary offered will also take into consideration regional adjustment factors.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfect with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Wendel is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a drug free workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, pregnancy, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status. We are a VEVRAA federal contractor and request priority referrals of all protected veterans.

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01/17/2024

Wendel, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, energy efficiency, and construction management firm is pleased to announce elevated owners. Newly appointed Principals include Dan Hurley, CPA, and Dominic Insinna, CEM, LEEP AP. This appointment recognizes professionals for their exemplary leadership and commitment to excellence. Dan Hurley is Wendel’s Chief Financial Officer. He has over 30 years Read More

01/16/2024

Wendel, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, energy efficiency, and construction management firm, is pleased to announce that Lindsay Brownschidle, PMP; Chris Colvin, EIT; Robert Krzyzanowski, and Peter Kukulka, SE, PE have been appointed Senior Associate Principal. This appointment recognizes professionals for their exemplary leadership and commitment to excellence. Lindsay Brownschidle is a Program Manager with Read More

01/15/2024

Wendel, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, energy efficiency, and construction management firm, is pleased to announce that David Guido, Jacob Mullen, PE, Jennifer Polacek, AIA, Sheila Ransbottom, PE, Luis F. Rivera, Jr., LEED GA, and Chris Robinson have been appointed to the position of Associate Principal. This appointment recognizes these professionals for their exemplary leadership Read More

01/10/2024

We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Gracey, PE, has joined the Wendel team as a Senior Electrical Engineer. Jonathan comes to Wendel with ten years of experience working as an electrical engineer, project manager, and mentor to junior engineers. He graduated from the State University of New York Maritime College with a Bachelor of Read More

07/14/2023

Wendel, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, energy efficiency, and construction management firm is excited to announce that Mitchell Associates Architects, based 20 minutes outside of Albany, NY, is joining our Five Bugles Design team. This expansion increases our team’s ability to provide clients with public safety projects. Together, the firms have a matchless, industry-leading portfolio Read More

12/19/2022

Wendel, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, energy efficiency, and construction management firm, is pleased to announce that the following employees have been appointed to the position of Associate Principal: Jaya Easley, CID; Lauren Glose, PE (VA); Andrew Kelkenberg, EIT; Josh Lingle, CCNP; Justin Parish, RA (NY); Maria Szefler; and Linda Thompson. This appointment recognizes these Read More