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HGA Architects & Engineers Project Architect - Healthcare in Sacramento, California

If you have an interest in expanding your passion for making a positive and lasting impact on healthcare projects in northern California and beyond, we have a great opportunity for you at HGA. As Project Architect, you will have opportunities to work 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 collaborating with project teams and has confidence building long-term strategic relationships with our Healthcare clients in Northern California.


  • Develops a thorough understanding of projects’ design philosophy and provides major input in developing a design and building performance strategy and effectively conveys this to assigned team members when appropriate.

  • Provides technical design input. Responsible for a project’s technical design effort, subsequent detailed design development, project coordination and quality control efforts during all phases of project work, in close collaboration with Senior Designer.

  • Seeks creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops appropriate research and documents to support these solutions.

  • Actively collaborates and coordinates work of consultants and knowledge resources to ensure the project deliverables are coordinated, integrated and support the design concept and performance goals of the project.

  • Contributes to the preparation of design documents and leads the detailed development of construction documents during all project phases, delivering complete, accurate and coordinated project documentation.

  • Advances the production of schematic, design development and construction documents drawings and specifications in compliance with project scope, schedule, cost and design intent.

  • Maintains awareness of evolving building technology and systems.

  • Reviews shop drawings, material samples and CD’s for conformance with design.

  • Performs construction administration duties (e.g. RFI’s, RFP’s, change orders, etc.)

  • Prepares reports and specifications; reviews completed reports, plans, cost estimates and calculations.

  • Executes applicable agency review analysis (accessibility, zoning, life-safety, etc.)

  • Maintains contact with clients, consultants and contractors during all project phases, participating in marketing, client and owner presentations as required.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in architecture preferred but not required

  • Architectural registration required

  • LEED accreditation preferred

  • 10+ years of experience on small- to large-scale project types; Healthcare experience and HCAi experience highly desirable

  • Strong graphics skills are an essential

  • Revit experience required

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, SketchUp and other industry accepted software and Microsoft Office Suite products is needed

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, able to communicate clearly with team members and clients

  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and be responsible for project delivery which may be multiple, large or complex in scope.

HGA is both team-oriented and employee-friendly. We offer challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to be part of great projects.

To promote employee health and safety, and consistent with legal and public health guidance, HGA requires that all new hires report their COVID-19 vaccination status. This position requires full vaccination or regular COVID-19 testing consistent with applicable law.

ID: 2021-2076

Street: 1200 R St