Current Job Listings

We have various openings with our clients in Boston and across the Boston metro area. We are looking for talented Designers, Architects, Interior Designers, Electrical and Mechanical/HVAC Engineers, Graphic Designers and Marketing Specialists ranging in levels of experience from 5-15 years. Bachelors and or Master’s degree preferred. Immediate openings vary from temp, temp to hire and direct hire opportunities. Proven Revit | BIM project experience in a professional setting is highly desired. Please submit your resume and a separate PDF of your work samples no larger than 5 megs to jobs@dakotadesignstaff.com for review. If your experience and skill sets align with our client's needs we will contact you.


Job Description

Job #: 1431
Job Title: Project Architect
Position Location: Boston, MA
Building Type: K-12
Rate of Pay (range): Commensurate with Experience
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: 7-10 years experience, preferably with educational design or similar public construction projects. Bachelor of Architecture degree from an accredited college. Position requires strong design and production skills. The ideal candidate shall be proficient in CAD, Sketch-Up and Photoshop. Revit/BIM experience is ideal. The candidate shall have experience in developing, detailing and producing a complete package of construction documents as well as construction administration.
Required Qualifications: Experience in all phases and aspects of a project desirable. Proficient/Experience in Revit is a plus.
Degree Required: Bachelors and or Masters Degree
Years of experience required: 7-10 years professional experience
License Required: Registered or pursuing registration preferred. Has experience with MA-CHPS and LEED AP a plus.

Job Description

Job #: 1434
Job Title: Senior Interior Designer / Project Manager
Position Location: Boston, MA
Building Type: Corporate Interiors, Hospitality, Commercial, Retail, Restaurant, Mixed-Use,
Rate of Pay (range): Competitive
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: Significant Experience in all phases of project implementation for corporate interiors and/or hospitality design.
Required Qualifications: Proven design talent on high quality projects; ability to interface with clients, landlords and contractors in the design process. Skilled at managing the production of construction documents with a seasoned team. Experience in furniture selection, specification and bidding, ability to manage the interior design and consultation teams; experience and savvy at managing the overall construction administration with project architect and job captain. Proficiency with AutoCAD and or Revit
Degree Required: Architecture or Interior Design
Years of experience required: 10-15 years
License Required: Preferred architectural license or certified interior designer.

Job Description

Job #: 1441
Job Title: HVAC Designers
Position Location: Providence, Rhode Island area.
Building Type: Hotels, High-End Residential, Mixed-Use, Commercial, Retail, and Healthcare 
Rate of Pay (range): Competitive.
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: HVAC Designers needed to support the design and engineering of building type projects of various scale and complexity. The successful candidate will apply mechanical engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to the process and expect to constantly advance their design capabilities. Documents will be produced using AutoCAD.
Required Qualifications: Qualified candidates should hold a BSME, or equivalent. Minimum of 5 years of experience FE or PE. PE not required. Proficiency with AutoCAD is required. Candidate must show excellent communication skills and be eager to take on new challenges.
Degree Required: Bachelors
Years of experience required: 5+ years professional experience
License Required: Not required.

Job Description

Job #: 1451
Job Title: Interior Designer / Architect with strong Revit experience
Position Location: Boston, MA
Building Type:Corporate office design and residential apartment tower interiors.
Rate of Pay (range): Commensurate with Experience.
Approx. Length of Position: Temp/Temp to hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:Professional interior or architecture experience with Revit proficiency. Preferably backgrouns/experience with corporate office design and residential apartment tower interiors. Developing design with team and carrying into interiors construction documentation.
Required Qualifications:Revit, AutoCAD
Degree Required:NBachelor or Master degree in interior Design or Architecture
Years of experience required: 4-6 years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1452
Job Title: Designer (Interior or Architecture)
Position Location: Boston, MA
Building Type:Corporate office design and residential apartment tower interiors.
Rate of Pay (range): Commensurate with Experience.
Approx. Length of Position: Temp/Temp to hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:Experience in contract furniture selection, specification, bidding and ideally Revit capable.
Required Qualifications:Revit, AutoCAD
Degree Required:NBachelor or Master degree in interior Design or Architecture
Years of experience required: 3-5 years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1455
Job Title:BES (Building Envelope) Project Technician
Position Location: Boston
Building Type:Life Sciences, Retail, Education, Corporate,Residential
Rate of Pay (range): Commensurate with Experience.
Approx. Length of Position:Direct Hire
Position Description:Experience in on-site building water penetration testing and review and investigation of building envelope failures. Experience in writing reports documenting field conditions of failures. Familiarity with various construction types and systems as well as legacy construction systems. Working knowledge of architectural, engineering, building envelope and construction nomenclature.
Required Qualifications: Revit Experience, AutoCad, Strech Energy Code, IBC Building code experience.
Degree Required:Preferred but not necessary
Years of experience required: 3-5 years experience
License Required:Preferred but not necessary

Job Description

Job #: 1459
Job Title:Construction Project Manager
Position Location: Boston
Building Type:Retail/Restaurant
Rate of Pay (range): Commensurate with Experience.
Approx. Length of Position:TBD
Position Description:Conduct initial plan review on assigned projects. Meet with development team and gather all pertinent information related to project. Investigate local codes and ordinances for jurisdiction where project is located. Prepare bid documents for release to subcontractors and vendors. Receive bids and prepare bid tabulation forms for review by Supervisor. Prepare contracts, work scope and purchase orders for subcontractors and vendors. Prepare project schedule and review with supervisor. Revise pre-construction budget to actual numbers after bidding is complete. Update project schedule weekly Regularly maintain budget and accounting records for the project. Meet with Supervisor on a regular basis to review project budget and schedule. Review and approve all subcontractor and vendor payment requests. Coordinate with local utilities. Review and approve all shop drawings. Coordinate delivery dates of equipment, with special attention to long lead items. Coordinate building turnover dates with property management. Comply with all safety programs, policies, and procedures. Adhere to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Performs additional duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:Revit Experience, AutoCad, Strech Energy Code, IBC Building code experience.
Degree Required:Bachelor’s Degree in construction management/related field.
Years of experience required: 10-15 years of construction project management experience
License Required:CSL (Construction Supervisors License) helpful but not required

Job Description

Job #: 1461
Job Title:Senior Interior Designer
Position Location: Metro Boston (West)
Building Type:Institutional, Residential, Hospitality
Rate of Pay (range): Commensurate with Experience.
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:Manage project team(s) and/or co-manage project team(s). Interface with clients / general contractor / subs. Gathering program requirements, producing existing conditions drawings. Proven experience at coordinating and managing the production of construction documents with a seasoned team. Produce furniture and design plans based on program requirements. Produce electrical drawings / schedules and legends / elevations based on program requirements. Selection of Furniture/Finishes and production of Project Specifications Books. Furniture order management: review to ensure correct client specifications, shop drawing review, installation coordination. Travel to various job sites / client meetings. Refine, develop, design ID dept. processes / templates / presentations. Coordinate with vendors / new products / showrooms.
Required Qualifications
Degree Required: Interior Design / Interior Architecture related degree
Years of experience required: 5-10 years
License Required: No

Job Description

Job #: 1472
Job Title: Assistant Project Manager
Position Location: Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:The Assistant Project Manager will maintain constant and effective communications with all team members, internal/external customers and vendors. This position will be the go-to person on the project. This position is the Hub of the project that all things must go through.
Required Qualifications: 2 to 3 years experience in construction management, buildings and infrastructure. Fundamental knowledge of Mechanical Engineering (to include plumbing, HVAC, and electrical), Structural engineering and Energy Rating Systems-effectiveness of energy conservation aspects of various assemblies. Thorough knowledge of construction practices, procedures, design, and materials; architectural and engineering principles and practices related to projects including programming, planning and development, design and construction, operation and maintenance; techniques for project management as it applies to projects including reviewing design documents, plans, specifications, estimates, schedules and reports.
Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or comparable degree required.
Years of experience required: 2-3+ years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1473
Job Title: Designer
Position Location: Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:Draw all required drawings from plans to details per project. Execute scope sheets are required for further defined information. Research materials/appliances/ product literature on each phase of the design for the client to understand what they are approving. Answer all RFI’s with ASI’s to each project to keep the project up to date. Daily phone contact with the field to confirm they have all the information requires.
Required Qualifications: Previous experience in a design firm; preferably residential firm.
Degree Required: Bachelors in Architecture, Interior Architecture or Construction Management.
Years of experience required: 3+ years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1474
Job Title: Construction Administrator
Position Location: Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:Customer Relations. Maintain change orders request forms. Maintain committed cost spreadsheets. Execute Exhibit C “Scope of Work”. Design decisions & questions tracked & documented-(end of day reports).
Required Qualifications: OSHA
Degree Required: Bachelors in Architecture, Interior Architecture or Construction Management.
Years of experience required: 3+ years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1475
Job Title: Senior Assistant Project Manager
Position Location: Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:The Senior Assistant Project Manager Position is the advanced position earned by the team member’s successful mastery of all aspects of the Assistant Project Manager’s position. The Senior APM position is expected to perform all aspects of the work, unsupervised with the same competency and expectation as a Project Manager would perform their tasking without correction in effort. The Senior APM is expected to additionally mentor the APM’s cultivating their work product. A successful completion of the Senior APM job description is intends for this candidate to move on to project manager. The keys for success in this role are autonomy and thoroughness.
Required Qualifications:Thorough knowledge of construction practices, procedures, design, and materials; architectural and engineering principles and practices related to projects including programming, planning and development, design and construction, operation and maintenance; techniques for project management as it applies to projects including reviewing design documents, plans, specifications, estimates, schedules and reports. Mastery Level of knowledge of specifications and requirements, cost estimates, preparing related reports and making recommendations; budgeting and accounting practices; related laws, ordinances, codes, rules and regulations; strategic planning principles, practices, and procedures; organizational structure, overall operation, mission and goals; principles and practices of supervision including leadership styles and methods.
Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or comparable degree required
Years of experience required: 3-5 years’ experience in construction management, buildings and infrastructure.
License Required: Architecture License or Construction License preferred but not required.

Job Description

Job #: 1480
Job Title: Designer for Interiors w/focus on Kitchen & Bath
Position Location:Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire
Position Description:We are looking for an experienced Kitchen and Bath Designer but also interior design for other spaces within homes. This team member will hit the ground running, working with clients to coordinate and create kitchen and bath design projects, renovations, remodels, whole projects, new construction and updates in a timely and professional manner. A basic knowledge of AutoCad or other drafting system is required. A professional portfolio should be available for review.
Required Qualifications:At least 5 years’ experience in home remodeling or interior design industry, understands cabinetry design, and has experience with AutoCAD (greatly preferred) or 20/20 or any other kitchen and bath cabinet design software. If a full design course has been completed and the candidate has a great attitude, professional experience requirements may be waived based on course of study and internship experience.
Degree Required:Bachelor of Architecture or Interior Design preferred or relevant professional experience in design industry
Years of experience required:5+ years minimum; Business Development experience highly recommended and preferred
License Required: Licensed Architect, NCIDQ Certified or CKBD good but not required

Job Description

Job #: 1482
Job Title: Architectural Support Staff 
Position Location:South Shore/Cape, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:The design associate is responsible for architectural drafting during all phases of projects, including the preparation of CAD drawings from sketches by the Design Principal, PA, or Architectural PM.
Required Qualifications:Minimum 3 years experience in wood frame construction documentation. Knowledge of residential construction including relevant building codes and scope of work. Ability to read, understand and implement adjustments to architectural construction documents. Strong proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Revit experience preferred.
Degree Required:Architecture or Interior Degree preferred
Years of experience required:3+
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1483
Job Title: Interior Designer
Position Location:South Shore/Cape, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:The Interior Designer is responsible to indentify, research and creatively resolve issues that will lead to a quality interior environment. Functionality needs of the client should be balanced with aesthetic desires to create a purposeful layout while showcasing high end design. The Interior Designer should strive to create harmony in the interior spaces through the correct use of scale and proportion. The Interior Designer is responsible for reviewing design plans, determining client goals, proposing materials, finishes, furnishing, ordering materials, and overseeing installation.
Required Qualifications:Minimum 7 years experience in residential design. Working knowledge of residential construction. Ability to read, understand and implement adjustments to architectural design. Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, AutoCAD, Word and Excel.
Degree Required:Architecture or Interior Degree preferred
Years of experience required:7+
License Required: N/A