Architect – (165780)


Posted 2 years ago

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 an Architect to join our Nashville, TN office. In this position, you will not only be relied upon for your technical and aesthetic prowess but for your efforts towards forging strong local relationships in and around the Nashville community. This position could potentially grow into a Civic Market leader within the Nashville office. On a day-to-day basis, we’ll count on you to:

Independently coordinate work of a multidiscipline team through multiple phases of a project
Establish owner/client and internal meetings, and participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance
Conduct work sessions at the project site in conjunction with the Project Manager and other disciplines
Review architectural documents for areas of conflict with all disciplines
Perform QA/QC and technical reviews
Write and edit architectural specifications
Coordinate with and assist affected disciplines with addenda, RFIs, CPRs, and change orders
Incorporate agreed-upon changes into project documents
Provide construction contract administration as needed
Perform other duties as needed
Keyword(s): Transportation Architect, Civic facilities



Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or closely related field; Master’s preferred
Minimum of 5 years of related Architectural work experience
Registered Architect
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project Schedule)
Excellent written and communication skills
Proficient in the use of Autodesk Revit and familiarity with related tools and process
Demonstrated graphic presentation skills
Must have experience in preparation and layout of architectural contract documents and specifications
Strong knowledge of codes and good planning skills
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in our employee-owned culture is a must


Experience in Mixed-use Development, Residential, Civic, and Community Buildings, Transportation Facilities, Industrial Buildings, and Education
Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED
Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp, and 3-D Studio Max
Rhino and Grasshopper experience
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.

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