Lighting Designer 1
Omaha, NE 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

HDR is currently seeking a Lighting Designer 1 for our Building Engineering Services Business Group located in Omaha, Nebraska. Our team is an integrated facility and infrastructure design team consisting of core services of Mechanical, Electrical, Structural and Site Civil Engineering. In addition, we offer specialty services consisting of Fire & Life Safety, Building Commissioning, Specialty Lighting, Controls Systems, OT Cybersecurity, Low Voltage/Security/Telecom and Construction Services. Our team works in a wide variety of markets including Corporate/Commercial, Healthcare, Industrial, Water/Wastewater, Federal and Mission Critical buildings and infrastructure.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Lighting Designer 1, we'll count on you to:

  • Provide lighting design support, rendering and presentation development, BIM/ Model production, report research and photometric, energy and economic calculations in support of the Lead Lighting Designer.
  • Working with architectural project teams on all aspects of the art, science and business of lighting design in a collaborative multidisciplinary environment.
  • Perform other duties as needed



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering specializing in Lighting Design or closely related field
  • 1 years of experience with a lighting design, architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm or internship preferred.
  • Strong computer skill using AGI32, Revit, and Microsoft Office
  • Interest in sustainable design
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to effectively prioritize multiple tasks
  • An attitude and commitment to be an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Architectural Engineering specializing in Lighting Design
  • Advanced Computer Skills using Adobe Creative Suite, 3Ds Max, Sketch-up, Enscape, Rhino, Grasshopper, Lady Bub, Honeybee, DIVA
  • Preference will be given to local candidates.


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Nebraska-Omaha
Industry: Building Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Building Specialties
Job Posting: Feb 3, 2023

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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