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HGA Architects & Engineers Project Manager - Healthcare in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

HGA is a leading architectural, engineering and planning firm with an excellent opportunity for a project manager with a passion for healthcare design. Bring your passion and experience to HGA and collaborate with our industry thought leaders in healthcare design, sustainability and architectural innovation! We are looking for an individual experienced in actively directing project teams, looking to take a leadership role in building long-term strategic relationships. This position will reside in our Milwaukee, WI office, advancing HGA’s commitment to innovation and design excellence.

HGA is both team-oriented and employee-friendly and social activities are integrated into our office culture. We offer challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to be part of 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.

  • Understands healthcare terminology as it relates to services, departments and building types in the healthcare setting

  • Understands and manages design accordingly with regard to infection control maintenance, building systems, security, technology and medical equipment specific to healthcare settings.

  • Utilizes past 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 own.

  • 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 Practice Group Leader as requested in the marketing of projects including development of proposals and possible participation in client interviews


  • Registered architect with 8+ years of professional experience honed on increasingly more complex healthcare projects.

  • Candidates will have exceptional interpersonal skills, communicate clearly with team members and clients and have demonstrated the ability to oversee and be responsible for project delivery.

  • Understanding of the healthcare industry, especially in areas of clinical innovation, operational improvement, planning and strategic positioning for complex hospital systems is needed. Experience with Lean and Evidence-based design a plus.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp and other industry accepted software as well as expertise with Project Manager software and Microsoft Office products is needed.

ID: 2020-1741

Street: 333 East Erie Street