SSOE Group

Architect – Hillsboro, OR

Job Title: Architect
Job Location: Hillsboro, OR
Department: HIL3310 - AT Basebuild Eng Architectural - Hillsboro

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform lead architect design functions related to advanced technology facilities including space planning, equipment layouts, hazardous material / code requirements research, detailing and specifications.
  • Interact with multiple discipline leads, designers, project managers, owners representatives, contractors (design-build partner, GC, CM, etc.) and AHJ officials throughout the project phases to develop fully integrated solutions and a coordinated set of construction documents.
  • Perform as lead architect on projects, leading design review and coordination meetings both internally and with the Owner and providing direction and leadership for the project team.
  • Perform on-site field verifications during design and construction. Experience working in clean room environments is required.

Position Type: Contract / Regular Full-Time
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree / DIRECT / 8+
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Familiarity with code-compliance research into building codes and referenced standards (NFPA, ASTM, etc.).
  • Design experience in cleanroom, data center, solar cell manufacturing, and other projects of comparable complexity is required.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and develop details with an emphasis on constructability for retrofit projects in fully operational facilities.
  • Ability to lead a project team and manage the workload of multiple projects of varying complexity.
  • Able to review and edit architectural specifications to match project needs.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate, both verbally and written, in a direct, concise and effective manner with diverse groups.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to listen effectively and follow directions and/or requirements provided by project management, the owner and the design team.
  • Intermediate to excellent skill using Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, and Excel is required.
  • Revit and AutoCAD proficiency is desired. Navisworks proficiency, familiarity with point clouds, rendering capability and knowledge of other 3D platforms is a plus.
  • Intermediate to excellent skill using Bluebeam, Acrobat and other collaboration software is required.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to work in a cost-conscious, customer-focused, team-based environment, including collaborating on design-build projects.

Position Summary
We’re seeking a licensed Architect with experience designing clean rooms, data centers, solar cell manufacturing facilities and other projects of comparable complexity. Proficiency using Revit and AutoCAD is desired as is a willingness to travel. Proficiency using Navisworks and working within point clouds is a plus.

About SSOE Group

As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 3 years and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (Building Design + Construction), SSOE Group focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of EPCM services.

With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 65-plus year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to chemical, semiconductor, aerospace and defense, solar / photovoltaic, power, automotive, glass, healthcare, food and consumer products, and science and technology industries.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.
  • We are a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm with projects in 40 countries.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • SSOE's focus is using the appropriate project delivery method for your goals, included Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), which brings our clients better and faster results through more integrated teams and advanced technologies. Even when a more traditional delivery model is used, you'll see significant benefits from the collaboration strategies and technological capabilities our leadership in VDC necessitates.
  • 93% of clients surveyed would recommend us to a colleague
  • 111% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 3 years
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years

SSOE is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified individuals in its employment practices. SSOE strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination against employees and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, qualified veterans, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to for assistance. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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