Design Coordinator 2 (Architectural) – (168118)


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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.
Employee-owned HDR is ranked #1 in the World Architecture 2021 annual list of top Science and Technology design firms. The San Francisco office of HDR is a leader in innovative planning and design, client service and thought leadership on advanced science and technology locally and throughout the region. Come be part of our world-class design team!

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Design Coordinator 2, we’ll count on you to:

Work independently and with architectural design teams contributing to the development of design documents for every phase of project delivery
Independently evaluate, select and apply architectural techniques, procedures and modifications to architectural construction documents
Independently perform architectural assignments with only general instruction from the Project Architect or Project Manager regarding the expected results
Assist Project Architects, other Architectural Project Coordinators or Technicians as needed, and take responsibility for work in all phases of the architectural process
Assist in writing specifications covering architectural matters and perform code reviews with assistance from Project Architects.
Perform other duties as needed

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
2 years of professional experience preparing design, design development, and planning details, specifications or construction documents
Must possess credentials to obtain future registration
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project)
Desire to pursue growth opportunities and eventually obtain registration
Strong leadership, communication and relationship management skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Proficient in use of Autodesk Revit and familiarity with related tools and process
Demonstrated graphic presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Architecture
Experience with Science and Technology, Research Laboratories, or equivalent.
Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED
Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp and 3-D Studio Max
Rhino and Grasshopper experience


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.

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