• Architect - Transit/Station

    Job Location US-CA-Oakland
    Job ID 1018-19841
    HNTB Job Title
    UDLA V
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


    Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com.


    The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! We are excited to be working on some of the most interesting transportation projects in the Bay Area, including High Speed Rail and BART to San Jose. HNTB is currently seeking an Architect - Transit/Station for our Oakland, CA office with a special focus on station architecture and station area planning.

    Job Summary

    Oversees and develops technical solutions for medium to large sized transportation, urban design and landscape architecture projects to ensure that the client’s technical requirements are fully met. May serve as a Project Manager on a limited basis for select medium scale projects. Regular task assignee on multiple projects.

    Essential Responsibility

    • With a thorough knowledge of landscape architecture and/or urban design, understands the design applications of construction materials, plan materials, construction methods and the integration of landscape architecture and urban design with other disciplines.
    • Proactively assists or oversees other project team members in development of solutions for medium to large scale projects.
    • Interfaces with client group and community stakeholders.
    • Identifies and recommends appropriate technical procedures that should be used on a project.
    • Prepares design documents, technical plans, written reports on medium to large sized projects.
    • Articulates project design in written, verbal and graphic form.
    • Conducts site visits to review implementation of project.
    • Responsible for significant portions of presentations and public facilitation.
    • Prepares scopes of work, fee proposals and responses to RFP’s for large scale projects.
    • Assists in the preparation for training programs that focus on design excellence and delivering HNTB's 4 for 4 (Consistent delivery of quality work, on time, on budget and to the client's satisfaction on every project) performance.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, or related field
    8 years related experience
    6 years related experience (with Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, or related field)

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    - Experience in design of Transit Stations
    - Knowledge of Station Area Planning
    - Knowledge of station architecture
    - RLA, RA certification

    General Work Conditions

    Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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