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Design Technology Specialist

HOK Architects

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Design Technology Specialist to join our team.  As a Design Technology Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting project teams through application of expert Revit knowledge and other buildingSMART techniques. To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Provides expertise and/or advisement to project teams for implementation of advanced design technology techniques.
  • Provides feedback on project-based activities to the firmwide buildingSMART team.
  • Can be a resource and team member in all phases of the project
  • Maintains current knowledge of design software, industry developments in integrated practice, and other applicable techniques.
  • Devotes time to research new and upcoming technologies.
  • May contribute to the production of project deliverables.
  • Acts as mentor by coaching and motivating project team members in the use of advanced technologies.
  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.
  • Demonstrates continuous efforts to improve operations, project performance and productivity.
  • Provides proactive support to project teams including, but not limited to, BIM implementation planning, team kick-off, project setup and technology configuration.
  • May utilize specialist knowledge to conduct complex modeling, data management, analysis and/or optimization for architectural designs such as building massing or exterior enclosures
  • May provide specialized design analyses such as pedestrian/egress simulation, sustainable design analysis, or code compliance analysis.

Required Skills

  • Advanced knowledge in building information modeling programs and applicable techniques.
  • Expertise in Revit and other BIM tools required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Outlook, Word and Excel required.
  • Knowledge about sustainability, integrated design, and LEED guidelines.
  • Ability to effectively meet and accommodate deadlines on multiple projects.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and provide timely feedback and guidance to the Design Team.
  • Experience with modeling applications preferred: Rhino, Grasshopper, Solidworks, Catia, Digital Project, Massmotion, Radiance, Diva

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, information technology or a related discipline required.
  • 5 years’ progressive experience in BIM/3D Modeling.
  • Exhibits applied BIM experience as it relates to generating comprehensive set of contract documents.
  • LEED accreditation or Green Associate preferred.

HOK is a drug-free workplace. HOK is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, Provincial or Municipal law.

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Posted on
Dec 6, 2021
Application due is
Jan 31, 2022