If you have an interest in expanding your passion for making a positive and lasting impact through design, we have a great opportunity for you at HGA. As Project Manager, you will collaborate with our award-winning thought leaders on exciting projects that involves thoughtful planning, research, sustainability and architectural innovation! We are looking for an individual who enjoys actively managing project teams and has confidence building long-term strategic relationships with our growing science and technology practice in Boston.
At HGA, 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.
HGA is both team-oriented and employee-friendly, and social activities are integrated into our office culture. As HGA continues to learn how we can enhance an equitable culture, we’ve reaffirmed how important it is to have a safe environment, one where everyone can bring their best selves to work every day. We offer challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to be part of some great projects.
Collaborates with Principal in evaluation of project requirements and helps to negotiate an acceptable owner-architect agreement including the fee and time schedule.
Demonstrates task-focused mastery of project scope, profitability, schedule and budget. Completes projects on schedule, within budget and with maximum client satisfaction.
Negotiates critical issues with top-level architects, engineers and officials of other organizations and firms.
Utilizes experience and technical knowledge and monitors quality of the construction documents keeping in mind schedules/budgets and provides coaching/communication as appropriate with team leaders and/or team members who are responsible for work flow/timelines, etc.
Develops discipline cost and work-hour budgets for each project and monitors project costs, completion status against budget schedules/timelines.
Oversees all correspondence and pertinent documents, making sure they are accurate, signs or obtains signatures and seeks legal counsel as appropriate.
Coordinates review and evaluation of contractor bids and works with Principal so that award recommendation can be submitted to owner.
Provides day-to-day leadership in the absence of and as delegated by the Principal and/or Practice Group Leader keeping lines of communication open with all office management leaders and assists with preparation of client billings prior to submittal for signature.
Collaborates with the Principal as requested in the marketing of projects including development of proposals and possible participation in client interviews.
Sets an example for team effort through the spirit of cooperation while directing, organizing and mentoring junior staff.
In addition to advancing HGA’s commitment to original design, your position requires excellent communication, time management and technical skills. You will be working closely with Principals, Senior Designers, Project Architects and other Project Managers developing unique and complex design solutions in response to our client's needs and deadlines. Your oversight on projects will enhance existing client relationships and build new ones through excellent design services.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or other related field; Master's degree preferred
8+ years of project management experience required
Professional experience honed on increasingly more complex projects
Demonstrated experience working on large-scale and multiple smaller-sized, challenging projects simultaneously
Exceptional interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate clearly with team members and clients
Ability to leverage technical skills of your teams to deliver projects on budget and on schedule
Experience with LEED accreditation and Design/Build project delivery method is preferred
Proficiency with Revit, SketchUp and other industry accepted software is desirable
Expertise with Project Management software and Microsoft Office products is necessary
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.