Project Architect - Healthcare

HMC Architects

$80K — $150K *


3w ago


8 - 10 years of experience

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Job Description

Position Location

This position is eligible for hybrid (office/remote) working arrangement and flexible working hours. This position is located in Ontario, CA.

Who We Are

HMC Architects is an employee-owned design firm with an inherent desire to make a difference in our communities. As a purpose-driven brand based on values, our mission to design for good drives everything we do. And our ownership culture creates alignment and increased commitment to that mission, keeping us on track to being successful.

What We Do

Founded with the purpose of anticipating community needs, HMC aims to create designs that have a positive impact, now and into the future. We focus primarily on opportunities to have the most direct contribution to communities–through healthcare, education, and civic spaces.

Job Summary

Responsible for technical development, coordination, design development and construction document phases of a medium to large size projects. Resolves technical, code and agency approval issues. Has consultants contact and authority to direct, control, and monitor project activities related to project technical documents.

Minimum Requirements:


A degree from an accredited college in architecture, interior design, civil engineering or construction management or a degree in Revit drafting from a technical institute is desired.


Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience and demonstrated technical proficiency in production and coordination of documents in all phases of architectural practice.

Licensed Architect

Other Requirements and Responsibilities

Communication and Collaboration

Listen and communicate effectively and professionally

Asks questions about assignments when unclear

Has working knowledge and understanding for use of HMC equipment and software

Coordinate with team members and consultants for conflicts and discrepancies

Ability to apprise supervisor and client for status of work

Establish productive working relationships and deal effectively and cooperatively with, team members, consultants, and government agencies

Display willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; support and explain reasoning for decisions; include appropriate people in decision-making process; make timely decisions

Collaborate with appropriate staff to meet goals and objectives of project

Coach, mentor, and provide performance-enhancing feedback of assigned team members

Answer technical questions on assigned projects

Supervision and Delegation

Ability to professionally communicate both verbally and in writing to give assignments to office support staff, consultants, and vendors

Ability to delegate assignments to support staff and always be respectful

Support supervisor in directing and managing assigned staff

Monitor technical aspects of projects and project team makeup in assigned studio

Supervise and manage up to four team members for all phases of projects

Source for monitoring employee performance on a daily basis and taking the appropriate action to report both positive and negative performance

Assist and/or prepare evaluations and meet with their personnel to discuss the evaluation

Ability to manage one to two employees


Be proficient with HMC’s documentation and office practice systems

Ability to correspond effectively with agencies and consultants

Ensure that the documents meet the HMC and client standards and protocols

Write meeting minutes, instruction bulletins, change orders, RFI responses and professional correspondence

Assist in review of agreements with clients and consultants

Write RFP’S and negotiate contracts with consultants

Business Development

Always be professional and respectful in interactions with clients and consultants

May have primary role in marketing interviews and writing marketing proposals

Assist in resolving technical issues with client


Demonstrate motivation in seeking new responsibilities and challenges

Set goals, prioritize and plan work activities for self-management and use time efficiently

Estimate hours for assigned tasks and finish tasks within agreed upon budget hours for the task

Meet with their personnel to discuss the evaluations

Assist Project Manager in preparation and implementation of work plans, schedules, budgets, staffing projections and fees for large projects, and coordinate billing

Manage project technical documentation process in conjunction with Project Manager

Collaborate with design and production staff, construction administrator, and consultants

Understand contractual liabilities as they relate to projects including fee calculations

Prepare plans of action with their supervisor for resolving project related problems

Ensure that project conforms to contractual agreement with client, meeting all set budgets, goals, and work assignments for their project team that clearly defines project expectations

Have complete knowledge and follows HMC procedures, standards, and protocols


Participate in office design charettes

Support design team and ensure that the design intent is followed through all phases

Integrate design principles with project design team and maintain design integrity through all phases

Promote design quality and design collaboration

Collaborate with project design team for programming, planning and feasibility analysis


Review documents to ensure quality, coordination and compliance with the requirements of deliverables in all phases

Assist in coordination with government agencies, utility companies and resolve plan check and approval issues with the agencies

Ensure that HMC and client standards and protocol are followed

Assist in guiding project team and consultants for appropriate materials and systems

Review documents for code compliance in all phases and issue code interpretations

Assist in reviewing cost estimates and conduct value analysis

Review and approve changes in collaboration with the project design team and client

Assist in supervision and resolution of issues in preparation of construction documents

The salary range for this position is $85,065 to $127,281

The actual offered salary for this position will vary depending on multiple factors including the candidate’s qualification, education, position knowledge, work experience, skills, ability, work location, and internal incumbent compensation for similar roles. We do not anticipate individuals hired into this position will start at or near the top half of the range listed; the decision will be based on each individual case. The salary range listed above does not include other compensation elements such as discretionary bonus opportunities, employee stock ownership grants, paid time off, medical insurance, and other wage and benefit opportunities.

HMC Architects is an architecture and engineering firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California. The firm was founded in 1940 and has since grown to include offices in California, Nevada, and Arizona. HMC Architects specializes in healthcare, education, and civic architecture, and has completed projects for clients such as the University of California, Los Angeles, and the City of Los Angeles. The firm has won numerous awards for its work, including the American Institute of Architects' Firm Award in 2017.
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