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Senior Architect

Organization: HDR
Date Posted: 12/20/2018
City: Charolotte
Primary Category: Architect
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: > 10 years

Description & Details

About Us

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, 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.


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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.


Primary Responsibilities

HDR is looking for a Senior Architect to join our East Region ASMEC (Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil) Design Center in Charlotte, NC.  As an integral part of our team, this is an opportunity to work with talented staff, and be a part of one of the fastest growing and most critical segments of HDR.


This person will be responsible for providing technical architectural expertise and mentoring, as well as delivering innovative architectural design for facilities across a variety of markets including Federal DoD (Department of Defense), Water/Wastewater, Municipal, and Industrial.  This role includes the execution of design, layout, and detailing of architectural projects; coordinating and working closely with multidiscipline design teams throughout the entire life cycle of projects from planning stages, through the development of construction documents, and construction administration.  Other duties may include: scope and fee preparation, client and internal meetings, participation in design reviews, participating in concept charrettes, design development, and construction document work sessions, reviewing architectural documents for areas of conflict with all disciplines, writing/editing architectural specifications, and providing construction administration services.  This individual needs to be self motivated, and possess strong communication and leadership skills with a passion to deliver excellence in functionally efficient architectural designs.


 Required Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Architecture required

Must be a Registered Architect

12-15+ years of architectural design experience required

Extensive knowledge of codes and excellent planning skills essential

Some travel is required


Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree preferred

NCARB certification a plus

Specific experience with Federal DoD clients strongly preferred

Previous experience with a multidiscipline architectural/engineering consulting firm a plus

Revit, Navisworks, Lumion, and Enscape experience a plus

Local candidates are preferred





At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible.  When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  


At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.


USA: We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law. 


CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.


AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.



At HDR, health and safety matters.

  • For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy 

  • If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.



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