HDR is looking for a Project Architect with strong construction document skill sets to join our Transport Architecture Group in Raleigh, NC. The Group is involved in a wide variety of architectural projects including: transit stations, maintenance facilities, industrial facilities, commercial projects, institutional and public facilities, Transit Oriented Development (TOD), aviation, maritime facilities, and freight rail infrastructure. The Transport Design Group includes several interdisciplinary design professionals, including: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Planning/ Design.
Their duties may include the following: managing project teams, independently evaluating, selecting and applying architectural, urban design, planning, and site design techniques, permitting procedures, land use regulations, zoning rules and modifications. The Project Architect will also be involved with the selection and recommendation of products and building systems, writing architectural specifications and reports, developing drawing details, and performing code reviews, coordinating the drawings of multiple disciplines, independently and in cooperation with junior and senior professionals. This role may be assisted by Project Architects other Architectural Project Coordinators or Technicians and may be responsible for work in all phases of the design process. Independent and comprehensive code research for municipal and technical topics as well as proactive communication within project teams is key in our collaborative team environment.
This position will participate in conceptual design and provide full technical support through the entire project acting as a resource to the Project Director or Project Manager as the project team moves through preliminary design, schematic design, design development, and construction documents.
·Work directly with the Architectural Project Manager in the execution of transport architecture projects
·Must be capable of organizing a complete set of production drawings
·Must be adept at interpreting and meeting building code and NFPA 130 requirements
·Must have experience in taking a conceptual design through design development and construction documentation
·Coordinate with architectural staff and other disciplines such as civil, landscape, structural, mechanical, electrical and communication systems
·Provide oversight and direction of architectural and technical staff in all areas of technical work performance
·Must have attention to detail and follow through
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
5-10+ years of professional experience preparing conceptual drawings and plans, design development, details, specifications and comprehensive construction documents is required
Experience with Public Transit Agencies either in-house or as a consultant
Must be a Registered Architect
Must be a strong team player; a collaborative team-approach work style is a must as is the ability to self-motivate and lead discussions
Experience with Public Transit Agencies either in-house or as a consultant Skill in Revit (BIM), AutoCAD required
Experience with specification editing
Strong Revit skills, including the ability to edit and further construction documentation, perform architectural design assignments with only general instruction from the Architectural Director or Project Manager with effective results, and work directly with owners and allied professionals are required.
Minimum 5 years' experience in transportation architecture, preferred
Project Design and Management experience with heavy, light, and/or high speed rail and working knowledge of transit stations, related facilities and structures and engineering integration, desired
Additional preferred 3D experience includes Photoshop, SketchUp, 3D Max, Rhino or BIM platforms
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint), AutoCAD or Microstation, and 2D drawing experience highly desired
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, 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, analyst...s 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.
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