• Senior Lab Planner

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Job ID 2019-1543
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(10/10/2019 3:57 PM)
    Boston/Science & Technology
  • Overview

    HGA’s S&T group is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented and experienced Senior Lab Planner to join its team. This position requires excellent communication and people skills as you will work closely with the Principals, Project Managers and Designers while assuming leadership for architectural lab programming and planning experience for science and technology facilities including teaching and research, vivarium, and STEM facilities for academic, corporate research and government clients.


    • Meet with clients/users to develop or validate program requirements for lab and high-tech facilities.
    • Develop space programs and physical plans at a variety of scales.
    • Collaborate with the project team in planning facilities by developing flexible planning grids, lab organization diagram and service distribution concepts.
    • Lead the documentation of laboratory systems such as casework, lab equipment, and development of laboratory spaces to create next generation settings for discovery.
    • Manage one or more small to medium-sized projects, including negotiating project scope and fees, job production and quality, and fee management.
    • Participate in marketing efforts through proposal development, interview participation and presentations.
    • Develop trusting relationships with clients.
    • Utilize expertise and shares knowledge with colleagues and mentor junior staff members on lab programming and planning.


    • A minimum 15 years of architectural lab programming/planning experience
    • Architectural registration
    • LEED AP preferred
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in managing clients, project teams and project processes
    • Design sensitivity, interest in sustainability and excellent technical ability
    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp and other industry accepted software as well as expertise with project management software and Microsoft Office Suite products is needed


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