Architectural Technician - Houston
Hellmuth Obata Kassabaum - Houston, TX

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The HOK Texas Region is currently seeking an Architectural Technician to join our Houston team. As an Architectural Technician, you are responsible for basic architectural assignments and to asssist the team in the overall effort of completing various project phases.


Prepares and modifies architectural documents, elevations, sections, details, etc. as directed by others utilizing computer-aided drafting.

Develops solutions to technical and design problems following established standards.

Prepares 2D and 3D presentation/design drawings.

May build models for client/project team review.

Compiles data and performs elementary design computations.

Performs product research; assists project designers and project architects with materials selection and system research.

Assures HOK document standards are met and archives documents appropriately.

May assist team in construction administration document management.

Actively participates in industry associations to ensure visibility.

Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.


Education/ Skill Set Required

Bachelor's degree in Architecture plus 0 to 3 years' experience; or equivalent in appropriate education and experience required.

Large firm exposure through internships preferred.

LEED Green Associate Accreditation required; LEED AP preferred.

Basic hand and CAD drafting skills.

Proficiency in AutoCAD/Architectural Desktop.

Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Proficiency in 3D Modeling software such as 3D Studio Max.

Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, and InDesign graphic software preferred.

Proficiency in Revit preferred.

Basic knowledge of architectural building systems.

Basic knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.

Ability to build physical models.

Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.

Ability to work in team environment.

Ability to effectively meet deadlines.

HOK is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.

About this company
HOK has designs on your project -- but in this case, that's a good thing. The global architectural company provides planning, design,...