Facility Designer I
Nashville, TN 
Posted 20 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.

The Facility Designer I is an essential, valued member of the HDR O&M Facilities Design staff directly responsible for developing a major portion of our project deliverables. This person is self-motivated, creative, and innovative, with the ability to be a team player in an international, employee-owned A/E firm.

Day-to-day tasks will include planning, design, and industrial equipment specification on some of the world's most advanced vehicle maintenance facilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facility programming, report writing, site master planning, developing specifications, and construction documents
  • Selection, coordination, and layout of various aspects of design (vehicle maintenance equipment, site flow, etc.)
  • Creating/using Building Information Modeling (BIM) to complete different levels of documents
  • Submittal, shop drawing, and RFI review
  • Conduct construction field observations
  • Other design/engineering tasks as assigned
  • Some travel to client sites or other HDR offices



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, industrial design, or related field
  • Strong BIM skills
  • Self-motivated, well-organized and detail-oriented
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in our employee-owned culture
  • Preference will be given to local candidates

Preferred Technical Skills

  • Command of Revit and AutoCAD, and knowledge of SketchUp
  • Command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project)
  • Working knowledge of LOD 300 requirements

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to effectively interact with and present to client
  • Ability to hand draw conceptual site and building plans
  • Exceptional level of accuracy and detail


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-Tennessee-Nashville
Industry: Transit
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: OM Facilities Design
Job Posting: Mar 23, 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
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