Current Job Listings

We have various openings with our clients in Boston and across the Boston metro area. We are always 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 #: 1712
Job Title: Project Designer/ Project Architect
Position Location: Greater Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: Our client is well-known for architectural design of award-winning educational projects. Other services include Master Planning and Feasibility Studies; Interior Design; and Historic Preservation; as well as Construction Administration. Working with team members and leaders preparing design and construction documents for various phases of the project. Participate in development of specifications and coordination of various engineering consultants. Assist in graphic development of presentation materials both hand and/or computer. Assist in coordination and review of construction administration documents and scheduling requirements. Experience in bidding, contract negotiations and marketing. Good communication and graphic skills which can include hand and/or computer and physical modeling a plus.
Required Qualifications: Proficient in Revit modeling and detailing. Background in educational and/ or institutional/ commercial projects. Experience in the use of LUMION a plus. Construction Administration experience a plus.
Degree Required: Bachelors and or Master Degree
Years of experience required: 4-9 years professional experience
License Required: Registered Architect or working towards completion of ARE exam. LEED BD+C (and project experience a plus.)

Job Description

Job #: 1711
Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Position Location: Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire to Direct Hire
Position Description: Ability to work in a fast paced environment. Job will start as part time and could grow into a full time position
Required Qualifications: Proficient in MS Office Suite
Degree Required: Bachelor’s Degree preferred 
Years of experience required: 2+ years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1710
Job Title: Job Captain/ Project Architect
Position Location: Somerville, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: Our client is looking for a highly motivated professional who can show proficiency in a range of activities, including design and detailing of building systems, organizing and executing construction documents and managing consultants. Your background should show strength in design, presentation and communication skills. Our goal is to hire talented individuals who can work collaboratively with all participants in the design and documentation process, including clients, senior architects, consultants, and designers.
Required Qualifications: Proficiency in Autocad and Revit are required. Rendering expertise would be very welcome.
Degree Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
Years of experience required: 5-10 years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1709
Job Title: Architect
Position Location: Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: Must possess strong design, graphic and technical skills. Has experience in developing, detailing and producing a complete package of construction documents as well as construction administration. Must be a self-motivated problem solver with strong design skills. LEED certification, Registration, and ArchiCAD experience a plus.
Required Qualifications: Must be proficient in be proficient in CAD, Sketch-up, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
Degree Required: 5- year Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
Years of experience required: 7-15 years
License Required: LEED certification, Registration, and ArchiCAD experience a plus.

Job Description

Job #: 1708
Job Title: Interior Designer
Position Location: Wellesley Ma
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: Creatively nimble, seasoned, energetic designer who is detail oriented, friendly, fearless, supremely organized, and motivated. Our work is contemporary with a solid foundation in art and design history. We are a small team that works collaboratively in a fast paced environment. This is definitely not a corporate atmosphere. We are looking for an individual who can communicate effectively with colleagues and high achieving clients.
Required Qualifications: Must be proficient in Sketch-Up Pro & Layout Be able to use in 2D & 3D capacity. Be able to generate presentations for submittals using Layout (includes dimensioning & noting drawings). Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign. Used to generate presentation boards. General understanding & knowledge of millwork construction, especially bathroom and kitchen
Degree Required:Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture
Years of experience required: 2+ years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1707
Job Title: Project Manager
Position Location: Northshore MA Area
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: Identify all needs of a project and assemble the team to execute them. Organize, plan, and complete necessary tasks, making decisions on all aspects of the project from pre-design through construction administration. Manage and direct the project team, including delegating relevant tasks. Keep track of the project schedule and budget. Coordinate meetings with clients, consultants, and contractors.
Required Qualifications: Experienced in production responsibilities. Familiarity with Revit and AutoCAD is a plus.
Degree Required:Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture
Years of experience required: 15 plus years’ experience in the Architectural/Engineering Industry
License Required: Architectural License required

Job Description

Job #: 1706
Job Title: Project Architect
Position Location: Northshore MA Area
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: The Project Architect will oversee projects of varying sizes and complexities. He or she will oversee and manage architectural and design build projects, will be responsible for managing projects from Field Survey/Schematic Design through Construction Administration and regularly leads and directs the work of others within the team including consultant engineers. They will also coordinate closely with the Principal-in-Charge to maintain and achieve the established design intent.
Required Qualifications: Experience with Healthcare, Life Science, and Research Facility projects desired. Working knowledge and proficient in AutoCAD/Revit. Strong ability to design within stringent budgets
Degree Required:Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture
Years of experience required: 10 plus years’ experience in the Architectural/Engineering Industry
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1705
Job Title: CAD/Revit Drafter, Shielding Designer
Position Location: Northshore MA Area
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: Reporting to senior shielding Designers and the Director of Engineering. The CAD/Revit Drafter, will primarily be responsible for design, drafting, and management of a range of shielding projects for healthcare, research, and industrial applications. Projects will include Linear Accelerator rooms, MRI/RF rooms, CT and PET rooms, shielding doors, proton facilities, and many other exciting project types located around the world.
Required Qualifications: Expert knowledge of 2D and 3D (REVIT) AutoCAD software for architectural or structural design, rendering, detailing, and project management purposes, emphasizing in steel and concrete construction
Degree Required:Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture with coursework in drafting/design is a plus
Years of experience required: 2+ years
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1704
Job Title: Senior CAD/Revit Drafter, Shielding Designer
Position Location: Northshore MA Area
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: Seeking a Senior CAD/Revit Drafter and Designer, reporting to the Director of Engineering. The Senior Drafter and Designer, will primarily be responsible for the design, drafting, and management of a range of shielding projects for healthcare, research, and industrial applications. Projects will include Linear Accelerator rooms, MRI/RF rooms, CT and PET rooms, shielding doors, proton facilities, and many other exciting project types located around the world.
Required Qualifications: Expert knowledge of 2D and 3D (REVIT) AutoCAD software for architectural or structural design, rendering, detailing, and project management purposes, emphasizing in steel and concrete construction
Degree Required:Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture with coursework in drafting/design is a plus
Years of experience required: 5+ years
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1703
Job Title: Project Manager
Position Location: Rhode Island
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: The Project Manager is a project leadership position with responsibility for architectural design and technical production of projects. The Project Manager will be responsible for the daily management and execution of the project, managing the project schedule and construction budget, providing day to day point of contact and directing the work of the design and consultant team. We are seeking an individual with strong technical and communication skills working within the design team to create exemplary projects to suit clients’ and users’ needs. The individual will manage the projects from inception through completion including all design phases, client interaction, schedule and financial performance. Individual must be a self-starter with strong organizational, multitasking, communication, leadership skills, and must have the ability to drive projects to successful completion. The Project Manager should be able to assist in business development for new projects including proposal preparation and interviews.
Required Qualifications: Proficient with computer-assisted design software such as Revit AutoCAD, Adobe, and Photoshop. Proficiency with 3D software such as Sketchup is preferred but not required. Proficient with Project Scheduler Software.
Degree Required:Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture
Years of experience required: 10+ years
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1702
Job Title: Project Architect
Position Location: Rhode Island
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: The Project Architect is a project leadership position with responsibility for architectural design and technical production of projects. We are seeking an individual with strong technical and communication skills working within the design team to create exemplary buildings to suit clients’ and users’ needs. The Project Architect will assist the Project Manager with managing projects from inception through completion including all design phases, client interaction, schedule and financial performance. This position is perfect for an independent individual with strong organizational skills as well as strong multitasking abilities, which are essential to the successful delivery of projects. The Project Architect is expected to maintain continued education requirements to be licensed.
Required Qualifications: Proficient with computer-assisted design software such as Revit AutoCAD, Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design; 3D software such as Sketchup is required.
Degree Required:Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture
Years of experience required: 5-10+ years
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1701
Job Title: Job Captain
Position Location: Rhode Island
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: The Job Captain is a project position with responsibility for architectural design and technical production of construction documents. We are seeking a dedicated, passionate team member with strong individual design and problem-solving skills for immediate opportunities as Job Captain. This position requires the candidates to support project team leaders and produce construction documents.
Required Qualifications: Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-Up and Adobe Creative Suite is required. Rhino and other related design software is a plus.
Degree Required:Bachelors Degree in Architecture
Years of experience required: 3-5+ years
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1700
Job Title:Architectural/Structural Designer
Position Location:Portsmouth NH
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire
Position Description:Perform design and drafting services for internal and external customers focused on Enginnered Wood Products and/or Truss Design used for customer quotes, order material take offs, and manufacturing.Prepare working drawings, sketches and graphs from walk-in customers, sales order system, verbal, blue prints, sketches, or written instructions using either manual or computer aided systems. Prioritize plans to customer for sign-off and acceptance, including changes.
Required Qualifications:CAD, Blueprint reading, drafting. Knowledge of building materials.
Degree Required:Bachelors or equivalent
Years of experience required: 2-5+ years
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1699
Job Title:Job Captain
Position Location:Framingham MA
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire
Position Description:Provide architectural design leadership for varied projects and client base. Implement the development of preliminary presentations and construction documentation. Support the design and planning process for multi-faceted production facilities and the production and coordination of architectural construction documents.
Required Qualifications:Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUP. Biotech/Biopharm and/or R&D lab design experience preferred.
Degree Required:Bachelors of Masters of Architecture
Years of experience required: 5+ years
License Required:On Track for architectural registration

Job Description

Job #: 1698
Job Title:Job Captain - Draftsman
Position Location:Greater Boston MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:Reports to director design and construction. Responsible for production of construction documents. Work with consultants and technically coordinate with constultant drawings. Interface with in-house and outsourced contractors. Provide construction administration on all projects.
Required Qualifications:ACAD, MS Office, Sketchup, Photoshop, AutoCAD
Degree Required:Bachelors of Architecture or related design/constrcution degree and or experience
Years of experience required: 3-5
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1696
Job Title:Interior Designer
Position Location:Boston MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:We are seeking a project Interior Designer to become a collaborative member of our project teams. Candidates must have experience working in commercial and/or academic institutional interiors with specific experience in space planning, design development, technical detailing and material and finish specifications. Experience in specifying FF&E and furniture systems is also an important consideration. Strong presentation, interpersonal and client skills are a plus. Successful candidates must possess an undergraduate degree in interior design as well as their NCIDQ certification. Experience working in both Revit and the Adobe Creative Suite is highly desirable.
Required Qualifications:Revit and Adobe Creative Suite
Degree Required:Bachelors of Interior Design
Years of experience required: 5-7 years
License Required:NCIDQ Certification

Job Description

Job #: 1695
Job Title:Architect
Position Location:Boston MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:Searching for an architect who has exceptional design, communication, coordination and project management skills. Applicants must have experience in leading projects through both the design and construction process with strong presentation, interpersonal and client skills. Previous experience with scientific research and/or academic facilities is preferred. Registration and Revit experience is required.
Required Qualifications:Revit
Degree Required:Bachelors of Architecture /or Master of Architecture
Years of experience required: 7-10 years
License Required:Registration preferred or on track to be licensed.

Job Description

Job #: 1694
Job Title:Architect
Position Location:Boston MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:Ideal candidates will have exceptional design and detailing skills – from conceptual design through construction documentation – as well as technical experience putting buildings together. All applicants should be team players with strong communications and presentation skills. A professional architecture degree is required for all positions, registration is a plus. Revit experience is required.
Required Qualifications:Revit
Degree Required:Bachelors of Architecture /or Master of Architecture
Years of experience required: 3-5 years
License Required:Registration preferred or on track to be licensed.

Job Description

Job #: 1692
Job Title:Interior Designer
Position Location:Boston MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:Our client is seeking an Interior Designer to join their collaborative team. Must have experience working in commercial and institutional interiors. Additionally, must have experience in space planning, design development, technical detailing, material, finish specifications FF&E and furniture systems.
Required Qualifications:Revit, Adobe Creative Suite
Degree Required:Degree in Interior Design
Years of experience required: 5-7
License Required:NCIDQ

Job Description

Job #: 1687
Job Title:Job Captain
Position Location:Boston MA
Approx. Length of Position:Temp to Hire and or Direct Hire
Position Description:Planning projects for Commercial, Residential, and public sector clients. A desire to support and contribute to the development of firm culture including thought leadership, design processes and firm growth. Strong understanding of architectural documents and detailing. A nurturing approach to working with and mentoring junior staff. An enthusiastic and energized daily approach to the work. Experience in managing projects, project consultants and clients. Exceptional scheduling and time management skills. Exceptional skills in managing information flow. Excellent interpersonal skills with co-workers, clients and consultants Interest in representing the firm in professional organizations and areas of community engagement. A desire to support and contribute to the development of firm culture including thought leadership, design processes and firm growth
Required Qualifications:Revit, BIM software,.
Degree Required:Bachelors in Architecture
Years of experience required:5-10 Years
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1686
Job Title:Architect/ Interior Hospitality Designer
Position Location:Greater Boston Area
Approx. Length of Position:Temp to Hire and or Direct Hire
Position Description:Collaborate with project managers and designers to develop plans and details through all phases of construction drawings from schematic to construction admin. Rapidly execute organized and detailed AutoCAD drawings. Visit job site to preform field verification. Project type; Hospitality Architecture and Commercial Interiors
Required Qualifications:Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUP preferred. BIM software,.
Degree Required:Bachelors in Interior Design or Architecture
Years of experience required:4-7 Years of professional work experience
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1546
Job Title:Designer
Position Location: Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:The Designer will focus on a breadth of architectural and interiors related tasks such as creating test fit plans for prospective tenants, reviewing tenants interior fit up plans, creating content and editing Tenant Design manuals for new and existing properties. Advising on FF&E layouts and selection for public spaces.
Required Qualifications:AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe, 3D Modeling,SketchUp
Degree Required:Degree in Interior Design or Architecture
Years of experience required:4-6 Years
License Required:N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1537
Job Title:Electrical Engineer/Designer
Position Location: Metro West, Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:The Electrical Engineer/Designer will work across a variety of functional groups that are directly involved in engineering & product development. The ideal candidate is an inventive problem solver that is capable of working through technical challenges and employing pragmatic solutions. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team that provides integrated services to meet our clients’ needs.
Required Qualifications: AutoCAD
Degree Required:Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering Preferred.
Years of experience required:5-10 Years
License Required:P.E Preferred but not required

Job Description

Job #: 1536
Job Title:Pluming / Fire Protection Engineer
Position Location: Rhode Island
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:Seeking a Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer to design plumbing and fire protection systems including: domestic cold water system, water treatment, domestic hot water systems, sanitary drainage and vent systems, storm drainage systems, pumping systems, natural gas distribution systems, special fire suppression systems (gaseous, water mist), acid waste and vent systems and specialty lab gas systems
Required Qualifications: AutoCAD, Revit
Degree Required:Bachelors Degree in Engineering.
Years of experience required:5-10 Years
License Required:PE License or EIT