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.

Available Positions:

Tucson Office


MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

MARKETING INTERN

Marketing & Business Development Department

GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. is looking to bring on marketing intern for our Marketing and Business Development Department.  This is a great opportunity to learn and build your portfolio in an evolving and creative company.  This is a paid position, 10-20 hours a week.

Areas of Involvement:

  • Social media
  • Website
  • Branding
  • Marketing content creation
  • Graphic design
  • Client Relationship Management (CRM) software
  • Proposals, brochures, advertisements

Preferred Skills/Interests:

  • Interest in Architecture/Engineering/Construction industry
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office
  • Organized, with an ability to prioritize
  • Creative and flexible
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Photography
  • Graphic design skills
  • Initiative and creativity

Please respond with a cover letter, resume and one letter of recommendation to careers@glhn.com or via Handshake.

 


ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Electrical Designer

This is a mid-level position for the design of electrical systems having the ability to work independently on fundamental design tasks, and under the direction of a project designer or engineer for more complex tasks.

Typical Duties:

  • Design of power, lighting, fire alarm, and related 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 the design and construction phases of projects, including documentation of existing conditions and observation of construction progress.
  • Direct the work of more junior staff.
  • Coordinates project schedule and budget with more senior technical and supervisory staff.
  • Some autonomy and responsibility in regards relationships with internal and external clients, as well as sub consultants, contractors, vendors, and others.

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 years’ previous design experience or is a recent Electrical Engineering graduate.
  • A Technical or Associate Degree from an accredited technical institution or college in applicable engineering design areas is desirable.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Autocad, Revit, discipline-specific modeling.
  • Working experience with programs including Adobe Acrobat,
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products.

Electrical Engineer

The Electrical Engineer 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.
  • 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.

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • BSEE/BSAE from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Four (4) years’ experience working with a consulting/design firm.
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona or able to obtain registration within six months of hire.
  • Experience in executing business development strategies including initiating contact with existing and potential clients, identifying client needs and selling appropriate design services to meet those needs is highly preferable.
  • Knowledge of Autocad LT, Autocad, Revit, and Navisworks.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products.

BIM Technician

The BIM Technician performs drafting and modeling for building projects utilizing Autodesk’s Building Design Suite programs.  Working under the direction of a Project Engineer/Manager and in cooperation with the project team, it is the BIM Technician’s responsibility to assist with production of projects and develop high quality and technically accurate documents on time and on budget.

Typical Duties:

  • Provides drafting/modeling of low voltage and electrical systems for building projects, based on written mark-ups and verbal direction from project manager, project engineer, or designer utilizing Revit or AutoCAD software.
  • Drafts and issues revisions for projects based on written mark-ups and verbal direction from project manager, electrical engineer, electrical designer, or registered communications distribution designer utilizing Revit or AutoCAD software in order to incorporate addendum items, supplemental instructions, and VE items, etc.
  • Downloads architectural/consultant files; Utilizes architectural/consultant files to set-up or update Revit or CAD sheets for projects.
  • The BIM Technician must be familiar with the Revit user interface and features including: shared parameters, circuiting, schedules, panel schedules, connectors, 3D modeling, and annotation work.
  • Create content and prepare models.
  • Prints, issues and archives drawings/drawing files.
  • Prepares Revit and/or AutoCAD files to send out to clients, consultants, and contractors as required.
  • Abide by design standards and specifications.
  • High level of communication and good writing skills.
  • Maintains knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within engineering disciplines.

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Associate’s degree or technical degree in Revit or Autocad preferred.
  • Experience working for an architectural, engineering, or construction company.
  • Knowledge of commonly used engineering design concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Must understand the technical aspects of their discipline and requires more than the ability to pick up redlines from a designer or engineer.
  • Proficient in the use of discipline-specific modeling software (Autocad and Revit).
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products.

PHOENIX Office


MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Senior Mechanical Engineer

The Senior Mechanical Engineer 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.  Additionally, the Senior Mechanical Engineer will actively engage in and pursue business development activities.

Typical Duties:

General Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, and checks work, gives instructions and assistance, and makes technical decisions in connection with the supervision of the work of a group of designers and drafting technicians engaged in making complete designs, construction drawings, and specifications of major mechanical installations, such as heating and air-conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration, fire protection, plumbing, sewage collection systems, water supply and water purification systems, drainage systems, and steam generating plants.
  • Writes technical specifications
  • Prepares cost estimates of mechanical systems
  • Conducts detailed inspections of construction operations in the field
  • Conducts independent surveys covering installation, repair, and recommended improvements to mechanical systems
  • Prepares correspondence reports.

Business Development

  • Assist Business Development Department in identifying potential clients and/or opportunities.
  • Prepare project resumes, project descriptions, project data information as requested by Business Development Department for use in proposals and marketing materials.
  • Participate in project interviews and presentations as requested by Business Development Department.
  • Assists Business Development Department in efforts to expand fire protection services offered by GLHN. Specialized marketing, as determined and directed by Business Development; of candidates skills may be required.

Initiating New Work

  • Assume primary responsibility for assessing client needs and accountability in preparing project scopes of work and fee proposals.
  • Assume primary responsibility for coordinating project scope of work and fee with in-house discipline (Architectural, Civil, Electrical), sub-consultants, and clients.
  • Assume primary responsibility for negotiating fee proposals with clients and sub-consultants.

Managing Work

  • Assume primary responsibility for organizing and executing work plans for projects assigned by Departmental Manager.
  • Review project budget and schedule objectives with Departmental Manager.
  • Assist Accounting Department in input of project budget into software.
  • Coordinate ongoing inter- and intra- departmental man power requirements with GLHN Department Managers. Modify work plans as necessary to adapt to dynamic corporate priorities.
  • Coordinate sub consultant man power requirements.
  • Assess the impact of changes in project scope, prepare change order requests and negotiate change order amounts with client.
  • Assume accountability in managing projects to meet budget and schedule

Studies and Assessments

  • Assume primary responsibility for 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.
  • Supervise work of GLHN engineers, drafters and clerical staff and subcontractors to provide quality product in a timely manner
  • Seal technical studies and assessments as necessary to meet the requirements of client and/or the Arizona Board of Technical Registration.

Design and Construction Documents

  • Assume primary responsibility for preparation of all phases of Construction Documents for projects assigned by Department Manager.
  • Supervise and check work of engineers, designers, drafters, interns, clerical staff and sub consultants to provide quality product in a timely manner.
  • Assure that all aspects of work prepared has been adequately coordinated with work of other in-house disciplines, outside architects and/or sub consultants.
  • Seal construction documents as necessary to meet the requirements of client and/or the Arizona Board of Technical Registration

Construction Administration

  • In cases where a GLHN Construction Administrator has been assigned to the project, provide timely response and assistance in resolving field issues. Supervise and check the work of the mechanical engineering department responses to contractor RFIs, Proposal Requests and Applications for Payment.
  • Assume responsibility for client coordination and contract during construction administration period

Departmental Standards

  • Participate in departmental efforts to improve specification, drawing, calculation and production standards as requested by Departmental Manager.
  • Participate in departmental efforts to educate and mentor junior engineers, designers and drafters.

Corporate Standards

Follow current corporate standards and procedures for production, administration and accounting

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • BSME/BSAE from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Minimum 10 years practicing mechanical design
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona.
  • Experience in executing business development strategies including initiating contact with existing and potential clients, identifying client needs and selling appropriate design services to meet those needs is highly preferable.
  • Knowledge of Autocad and Revit
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products.

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Electrical Engineer

The Electrical Engineer 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.
  • 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.

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • BSEE/BSAE from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Four (4) years’ experience working with a consulting/design firm.
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona or able to obtain registration within six months of hire.
  • Experience in executing business development strategies including initiating contact with existing and potential clients, identifying client needs and selling appropriate design services to meet those needs is highly preferable.
  • Knowledge of Autocad LT, Autocad, Revit, and Navisworks.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products.