HERA’s laboratory design provides clients nationally & internationally with state-of-the-art planning, programming, and architectural design services for a wide range of laboratory environments. We have over 200 years of combined experience working for universities and academic medical centers, corporations, forensic and government agencies, and health and research industries. HERA architects and lab planners work as part of a collaborative team with other architects and engineers, contractors, and scientists, to develop facilities that contribute to the quality of life and safety of the users, owners, and staff. Founded in 1996, the firm is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE).
Our mission is to enhance scientific discovery and client productivity through the design of optimal laboratory environments.
Reports to: Associates, Project Leaders
Works with: Everyone
Location: PHL & WDC
Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in design-related field preferred – Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Industrial Design
Employment Category: Emerging Professional working to be a Laboratory Architect / Designer / Planner / Programmer.
HERA is seeking an architectural professional with interests in laboratory planning and design, to work in our offices including Philadelphia, WDC/Bethesda. This is an exciting growth opportunity for an energetic, self-starter to work with scientific clients across the country. HERA works on challenging projects in a variety of laboratory environments, including undergraduate teaching, graduate research, biotechnology, forensics, clinical, and corporate labs.
Roles & Responsibilities Include
Working effectively in a collaborative environment, taking responsibility for accomplishing tasks and meeting deadlines.
Managing your own time and multi-tasking, while remaining organized on several projects at one time.
Travel for client meetings, field surveys, and other project or office assignments.
Lab design, planning, illustration, and documentation, working with Subject Matter Experts from HERA.
Will work with the clients (directly or as a team member) to assist with project needs.
Providing superior service and excellent programming, planning and documentation
Experience & Key Qualifications Include
5 to 7 years of relevant progressive work experience in the A/E/C industry. Some lab experience is preferred.
Demonstrate an understanding of the industry, including phases of design, language, references & resources.
Proficient in Microsoft Office in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Proficient in Revit, other illustration, and graphic tools.
Strong skills in writing, communication, sketching/diagramming, project documentation, organizational habits.
HERA provides competitive salaries and generous benefits to help our employees’ lead healthy and balanced lives:
9 1/2 holidays off,
3 weeks of PTO,
Summer schedule with every other Friday off,
100% medical insurance premium and HSA account,
401K with employer matching funds,
Professional Development allowance,
Flexible work schedule and work from home,
“Leadership Ladder” employee growth program to encourage advancement,
Bonus pool for all employees,
Parental leave policy.
Clearly identify your ability to contribute to our firm’s growth in your cover letter when you submit your resume and work samples to Taylor Schuman, Office Manager: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 314.289.6167 Mail: 411 North Tenth Street, Suite 400, St. Louis, MO 63101.
HERA recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
About Health, Education and Research Associates, Inc.
We love science. At HERA, we enhance scientific discovery and client productivity though the creation of optimal laboratory environments. That’s our mission.
As architects who are also science planners, we have a deep understanding of trends, issues and best practices that shape laboratory environments. We bring that knowledge and commitment to every project we touch.
What does that mean for you? Together, we will innovate and explore ideas to ensure all your project needs are met.
With five primary markets – academic, clinical, forensic, government and R&D – our combined experience from hundreds of projects totals over 20 million square feet in laboratory space alone. Our depth of experience allows us to examine new ideas in laboratory planning and design, while evaluating them against our previous experience for best practices.
Founded in 1996, we are a Woman-Owned Business (WBE) and Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB).
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