At HDR, we specialize in architecture, engineering, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.
We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
About the Los Angeles Office
The LA office is a dynamic design practice focused in the markets of Health, Education, Science and Technology and Civic. Our projects are complex in nature and we are focused on providing innovative solutions to support the evolution of our client’s enterprise.
We are looking for a Senior Technical Designer to work on a variety of projects and tasks as an integral member of the team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The primary duties of the Senior Technical Designer will be to lead a multi-discipline team in the preparation of design and contract documents. The ideal candidate will have both design and production experience. They will establish client and internal meetings and participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance. The Senior Technical Designer is responsible to review the architectural documents for sustainable criteria compliance and coordinates team review and verification of sustainable criteria. They will review architectural documents for areas of conflict with all disciplines as well as write/edit architectural specifications. The ideal candidate may lead some projects in a dual management role and may provide, on an as needed basis, construction contract administration.
Candidates should submit both a resume and portfolio to be considered for the position.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
- 12+ years of experience
- Proficient in current BIM/Revit platform
- Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project Schedule)
- Strong knowledge of codes and good planning skills
- Strong ideation/conceptual design skills
- Demonstrated leadership skills
- Strong interpersonal communication and demonstrated oral and written presentation skills
- Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED is preferred
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must