• Senior Project Architect - Transportation Nashville
  • HDR in Nashville, TN, United States
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

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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.

HDR is looking for a Senior Project Architect with strong project management, design and construction documentation skills to join our South Atlantic Transportation Architecture team. This position may be based out of one of the following HDR offices: Charlotte, Raleigh, Atlanta, or Nashville. The Transportation Architecture team is involved in a wide variety of architectural projects, including the following: transit, aviation, passenger terminals, rail/vehicle maintenance facilities, commercial office, mixed-use, institutional/public facilities, transit oriented development (TOD), urban design and placemaking. The team includes interdisciplinary design professionals, including Architects, Landscape Architects, and Urban Planners/Designers. Duties may include the following: managing project teams, independently evaluating/selecting/applying architectural, urban design, planning, site design techniques, permitting procedures, land use regulations, zoning rules and modifications. The Senior Project Architect will be expected to have strong Revit skills, which will be used to edit construction documentation and perform architectural design assignments with only general instruction from Architectural Directors or Project Managers. They will be expected to work directly with owners and allied professionals. They will also be involved with selection and recommendation of products and building systems, writing architectural specifications and reports, developing drawing details, performing code reviews, and coordinating the drawings of multiple disciplines independently and in cooperation with junior and senior professionals. This role may be assisted by Project Architects, Architectural Project Coordinators or Technicians, and may be responsible for work in all phases of the design process. They will be expected to perform comprehensive code research for municipal and technical topics as well as engage in proactive communication within project teams. They will also participate in the conceptual design process and provide full technical support to Project Directors or Project Managers as project teams move through preliminary design, schematic design, design development, and construction documents for a multitude of exciting projects across the region. On a day-to-day basis, the Senior Project Architect will also be expected to:
• Work directly with the Architectural Project Manager in the execution of architecture projects
• Organize complete sets of production drawings
• Interpret and meet building code and NFPA 130 requirements
• Take conceptual designs through design development and construction documentation
• Coordinate with architectural staff and other disciplines such as civil, landscape, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and communication systems
• Provide oversight and direction of architectural and technical staff in all areas of technical work performance
• Demonstrate attention to detail and follow through

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
• Minimum of 10 years related work experience
• Experience with Public Agencies either in-house or as a consultant
• Registered Architect/NCARB required
• Must be a strong team player, with a collaborative team-approach work style and the ability to self-motivate and lead discussions
• Skill in Revit (BIM), AutoCAD required
• Experience with specification editing

Preferred Qualifications
• Minimum of 10 years of experience in transportation architecture preferred
• Project Design and Management experience with bus and rail passenger terminals/stations, aviation terminals and related facilities and structures and engineering integration desired
• Additional 3D experience with Photoshop, SketchUp, 3D Max, Rhino or BIM platforms preferred
• Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint), AutoCAD or Microstation, and 2D drawing experience highly desired
• Desire to pursue growth opportunities with an interest in transport architecture, urban design, TOD and mixed-use development, and sustainable design/LEED certification desired but not required
• 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.

Primary Location:

United States-North Carolina-Charlotte

Other Locations:

United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Tennessee-Nashville





Employee Status:



Transport Architecture

Job Posting:

Feb 5, 2024

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.hdrinc.com/equal-employment-opportunity-employer). We consider all qualified applicants, regardless of criminal histories, arrest and conviction records
Nashville TN USA


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