HGA’s Boston S&T practice group is seeking a talented, design-sensitive, ambitious professional with good people skills and lots of energy! HGA offers challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to be part of great projects. Under supervision of a Project Architect or Project Manager, this position produces architectural documents (in the schematic, design development and construction document phases of a project) meeting project deadlines while keeping in mind HGA architectural procedures, standards and quality expectations. We are committed to meeting our clients’ sustainability goals as well as challenging our industry. We aim to develop the expertise and research to push beyond net zero energy to net positive energy; from a neutral effect on health, safety, and resources to a positive one. As the need and desire for sustainability environments grow, so does the focus on high-performance buildings with sound data that we can share back with clients and our design teams.
At HGA, we work to foster an environment where diversity of thought, background and experience creates new energy. Through your curiosity, tenacity, creativity and unique insights you can make an impact every day. That impact is felt by your colleagues and our clients; and by those who inhabit the spaces we create.
1. Develops concepts according to parameters defined by Project Manager or Project Architect.
a. Produces construction documents in Revit, including plans, sections and details.
b. Assists with quality control for the design function and integrates and coordinates all disciplines into the building project.
c. Maintains ongoing communication to understand any project changes, design issues or time/budget constraints that may impact initial assignment.
d. Interacts and communicates effectively and professionally with other team members.
e. Utilizes past knowledge and experience to enhance the quality of product, recognizes problem issues, communicates impact to team and seeks clarity when necessary.
2. Assures execution of, and assists with, quality control activities for architectural elements on a project.
3. Keeps lead architect or designated team leader informed of progress; recognizes problem issues and communicates impact to team and seeks clarity when necessary.
4. Assists the Project Manager with schedules/budgets and provides communication as appropriate with team leaders and/or team members who are responsible for work flow/timelines, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture; Master's degree preferred
5+ years of experience required
Pursuing Architectural registration
Interest in working on medium to large-scale project types in a very collaborative environment
Strong 2D and 3D graphic skills; proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino, InDesign, and other BIM technology essential
Candidates for this position are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as an essential job function. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Equal Employment Opportunities The firm is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (Equal Opportunity Employer; EEO is the Law) for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, membership or activity in a local commission, or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy extends to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, opportunities for advancement, including termination, demotion, upgrading, promotion and transfer and discipline.
HGA is a national interdisciplinary design firm rooted in architecture and engineering. We believe that enduring, impactful design results from deep insight into the people and passions that animate each unique environment. We value empathy, are fueled by curiosity, and embrace the hard work that leads to innovation. HGA’s work has received numerous awards and top rankings from our own industries, as well as those of our clients. Equally as meaningful to us is the shared legacy we create with our clients.