CAREERS

OUR SUCCESS COMES FROM HELPING OTHERS SUCCEED

At GLHN, we believe in more than just responsible architecture and engineering. It’s about making those around us successful. We live by this guiding principle both inside our corporate walls and among our clients. We support our employee owners in continuing education, offer and sponsor scholarships, and share what we know with others in the community.

OUR COMMUNITIES

With an area population of nearly one million and a rich cultural background, Tucson keeps GLHN employee owners busy with a variety of activities and professional opportunities. GLHN is actively engaged in downtown redevelopment projects, educational pursuits, and community events. 350 days of sunshine a year provides an environmental haven for the firm’s outdoor enthusiasts into hiking, biking, and golf. For those also intrigued by the culinary and social arts, Tucson’s burgeoning restaurant, warehouse arts district, local music, and independent theater scene provides a full schedule of events.

In 2015, GLHN established an office in Phoenix, Arizona with initial operations focusing on project management, production, and business development activities for the firm’s rapidly growing Healthcare/Wellness Studio, Technology Engineering contracts in Maricopa County, and area Commissioning contracts.  Known as Valley of the Sun, Phoenix is the anchor of a sprawling, multicity metropolitan area known for high-end resorts, Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses, museums, fine arts, and vibrant nightclubs.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

GLHN sponsors an excellent benefits program for eligible employees which includes sick, vacation, and holiday pay; medical, dental, and vision care; cafeteria/flex-spending accounts; paid short & long-term disability and life insurance.  GLHN is an Employee Owned Company via an ESOP so employees share directly in equity growth of the company.  We also have an outstanding 401 (k) program as well.

At GLHN, we also offer the opportunity for advancement and growth by supporting education and development activities.  Our wellness program helps our people get and stay healthy by improving their fitness and over-all well-being. And when faced with life’s challenges GLHN’s employee assistance program offers compassionate solutions.

OPPORTUNITIES

GLHN is continually enhancing its staff with new talent.   We hire qualified professionals for full-time placement and also offer internship positions as well.  We invite interested candidates to email careers@glhn.com their letter of interest and resume.

GLHN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

GLHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. GLHN will provide reasonable accommodation to all applicants and employees. Please contact Human Resources at 520.881.4546 or send an e-mail to careers@glhn.com if you need an accommodation to complete the application process.

JOB POSTINGS:

 

Architecture

Architectural Intern

Performs elementary architectural assignments and works from designs of others, compiles data, performs elementary design computations, prepares architectural plans and renderings, and inspects architectural features of structures in the field.

  • Perform redline changes and revisions.
  • Assist in the streamlining of the architectural design process from conceptual design through overall completion of projects.
  • Assist architects in construction drawings of educational, correctional, and healthcare facilities and multi-story residential buildings.
  • Designing schematics specialized in space programming and site planning as well as developing of elevations, sections, 3D renderings and architectural details of commercial projects that include medical facilities, laboratories, educational and vocational facilities, and municipal service centers.
  • Following through design development drawings and collaborated with the production staff for technical details and completion of construction drawings.
  • Create three-dimensional building information modeling and two-dimensional construction documentation using software.
  • May participate in the architectural design process and develop alternative solutions and presentation graphics used to communicate concepts to the client for approval.
  • Develop project specifications from master specifications.
  • Participate in the review of product or shop drawing submittals during the construction phase.

Architectural Job Captain

The Architectural Job Captain may work as a team leader or work independently on various projects. This individual will report to the Project Manager responsible for each project, and to the Architectural Department Manager relative to general duties and overall job performance. May oversee the entire design process or assist in a specialized design/technical role.

  • Must be proficient in the use of BIM (Revit) technology for design and document production.
  • Coordination of all aspects of project design and document completion within company and other design professionals.
  • Possess proficient written and oral communications skills.
  • Preparation or review of project construction estimates.
  • Perform construction administration activities on assigned projects. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the construction process.

The ideal candidate will have 10 years previous architectural experience, a Bachelor of Architecture Degree, be efficient in the use of AutoCad Architecture, and working knowledge of Revit.

 

 

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Electrical Designer

This is a mid-level position for the design of building electrical systems, working independently on less complex tasks, and under the direction of a project designer or engineer for more complex tasks.

The following duties are typical of the position, but are not all encompassing:

  • Design of power, lighting, and other systems for electrical-only projects or multi-disciplinary projects.  Integrate the electrical design with the work of other disciplines.
  • Develop CAD drawings and Revit models, diagrams, schedules, details, specifications, and cost opinions for a variety of projects with minimal supervision.
  • Apply basic knowledge of applicable Codes, standards, and owner criteria in the development of project designs.
  • Perform field work during design and construction of projects, including documentation of existing conditions and observation of construction progress.

Electrical Engineer

The Electrical Designer is responsible for producing construction documents (drawings and specifications) in compliance with the scope, budget, and project schedule to the satisfaction of GLHN clients; to provide consulting services, including reports of findings, engineering  analyses, and resulting design work as necessary review.

  • Maintains project schedules and timely completion of projects, or portions of projects.
  • Assists in preparation of presentations, participates in client contact; participates in regular plan reviews.
  • Assists in preparing scopes, fees, for proposed projects.
  • Prepares design computations, load, fault current, illumination, voltage regulation and protection device coordination studies.
  • Researches code and regulatory agency issues and coordinates with code/agency officials in resolving project questions/issues.
  • Assists in development of the probable construction cost opinions for his/her projects within the department.
  • Attends client meetings — days or evenings.
  • Performs analysis of drawings, and test results to plan and design projects.
  • Research design options and prepare findings and recommendations.
  • Performs routine delegated contract administration functions.
  • Instructs CAD technicians to convert designs to working drawings.
  • Directs the work of Designers and Cad Techs using AutoCAD and Revit software programs to produce construction documents.
  • Maintains company and/or agency production and design standards for drawings and designs.
  • Prepares reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Assist in presentation of information and responses to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Performs field inspections, investigations, and site observations and prepares construction observation reports; responds to construction issues raised by contractors in a timely fashion.
  • Reviews shop drawing and contractor submittals.
  • Provides information to Project Engineer, Project Manager, and Department Manager, if applicable on project workloads and changes in project scope or additional services.
  • Assists in preparation of reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

The ideal candidate will have a BSEE/BSAE from an accredited four-year college or university.  Four (4) years experience working with a consulting/design firm.  Be a Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona or able to obtain registration within six months of hire.  Knowledge of Autocad LT, Autocad, Revit, and Navisworks as well as Microsoft Office products.

 

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Plumbing/Mechanical Designer

This is a mid-level position with 5 years’ experience with calculating Plumbing loads, flows, and piping layout. HVAC design and Fire Protection design experience is a plus, but not necessary. Design support work will include assisting with the design process by drafting contract drawings, reviewing shop drawings to ensure compliance with design requirements, assisting project engineer and construction administration team on site visits and field observations, and other related design/engineering duties. Experience with both AutoCAD and Revit required.

Working under supervision of Registered Engineer, the plumbing/mechanical designer will assume the following responsibilities:

  • Performing technical studies and assessments as assigned by Department Manager.  Travel to sites as necessary to perform field work, meet with clients or present information. Overnight travel out of Tucson is required.
  • Preparation of all phases of Construction Documents for projects assigned by Department Manager.  Design and draft plumbing, fire protection, and mechanical equipment and systems. Coordinate and check work of engineers, designers, drafters, interns, clerical staff and sub consultants to provide quality product in a timely manner.
  • Participate in client coordination and contract during construction administration period.  Provide timely response and assistance in resolving field issues.  Research and prepare responses to contractor RFIs, Proposal Requests and Applications for Payment.  Coordinate construction administration activities with GLHN Department Managers and sub consultants.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 Years’ experience working for an MEP engineering consulting firm.  5 years hands on experience working on plumbing systems for institutional, commercial and industrial facilities. Experience using Autodesk AutoCad and REVIT MEP.  Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university a plus, but not required. Must be familiar with building codes including local, International Building Code, NFPA, IPC and IFGC.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.