HGA’ s Healthcare practice group seeking talented, ambitious, design professional with excellent people skills and lots of energy!
As a licensed Project Architect, this position will require excellent communication, presentation, time management and people skills as you will work closely with a Sr. Project Architect, Sr. Designer and Project Manager developing non-routine and complex design concepts in a manner responsive to the client's needs and deadlines. Depending on project type and scope, you must be able to determine the right amount of effort needed to generate mid- to high-level renderings in an efficient and timely manner. This position will also have multiple opportunities for client interaction and will help our team maintain a commitment to design and quality for all types of projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops a thorough understanding of projects’ design philosophy and provides major input in developing a design and building performance strategy and effectively conveys this to assigned team members when appropriate.
Provides technical design input and support for the development of the entire design concept. Responsible for a project’s technical design effort, subsequent detailed design development, project coordination and quality control efforts during all phases of project work, in close collaboration with Senior Designer.
Seeks creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops appropriate research and documents to support these solutions.
Actively collaborates with and coordinates work of consultants and knowledge resources to ensure the project deliverables are coordinated, integrated and support the design concept and performance goals of the project.
Contributes to the preparation of design documents and leads the detailed development of construction documents during all project phases, delivering complete, accurate and coordinated project documentation.
Advances the production of schematic, design development and construction documents drawings and specifications in compliance with project scope, schedule, cost and design intent.
Maintains awareness of evolving building technology and systems.
Reviews shop drawings, material samples and CD’s for conformance with design.
Performs construction administration duties (e.g. RFI’s, RFP’s, change orders, etc.).
Prepares reports and specifications; reviews completed reports, plans, cost estimates and calculations.
Establishes architectural budget, task schedule and other components of the project work plan in collaboration with Project Manager.
Implements meeting objectives, facilitates meetings and provides meeting notes documentation.
Maintains contact with clients, consultants and contractors during all project phases, participating in marketing, client and owner presentations as required.
Sets an example for team effort through the spirit of cooperation while directing, organizing and mentoring junior staff.
Bachelor's degree in architecture; Master's degree preferred
Architectural registration required
5 to 7 years of healthcare experience; includes working on small- to large-scale projects
LEED accreditation preferred
Strong graphics skills are an essential
Revit and AutoCAD knowledge required
3D Max, SketchUp and other industry accepted software preferred
Internal Number: HC002
We are a national multi-disciplinary design firm rooted in architecture and engineering. We believe that the best design results from deep insight into the people and passions that animate each unique environment. Curiosity is the root of our creativity. More than 850 people in nine offices from coast to coast work to make a positive, lasting impact for clients in healthcare, arts and culture, community, corporate, education, government, and energy markets.
Our founding principals--Richard Hammel, Curt Green and Bruce Abrahamson--established precedence for collaboration, aesthetic achievement and client service since our founding in 1953. These criteria still inspire us today as architects, engineers, interior designers and allied professionals work alongside each other from a building's inception through move-in to develop solutions uniquely suited to each client.
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