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 #: 1775
Job Title: Director of Operations
Position Location: Greater Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Real Estate Due Diligence & Project Advisory Services. Conduct reviews of project documentation including drawings, specifications, scope of work, ALTA surveys, environmental reports, geotechnical reports, permits, zoning, construction contracts, construction costs, construction schedules, design, and related documents. Managing and assessment of complex information for accuracy and risk to ensure highest quality and timely delivery of a wide scope of contracted services. Cost estimating. Project schedule creation, management, and analysis. Monitoring of real estate developmental projects and capital projects. Assist with preparation of detailed due diligence reports. Business development.
Required Qualifications: AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, 3D Software, Adobe Suite.
Degree Required: :Bachelors or Masters of Architecture
Years of experience required: 8 to 10 years
License Required: : Licensed and preferably AIA membership

Job Description

Job #: 1774
Job Title: Architect / Lead Designer / Project Manager
Position Location: Cambridge, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Small, high-end residential design firm seeking Architect/Lead Designer/PM. Candidate should have a professional degree and AIA membership. LEED AP for homes and/or Passive House Certification a strong plus. Proficiency in AutoCAD (Sketch-up and Photoshop desired), as well as, a strong background in REVIT to coordinate potential office transition. Candidate must be self-driven and have the ability to coordinate all phases of a project from inception to completion including design, contract documents, and construction administration. Excellent skills in client relations are paramount. Social media and marketing savvy a plus. Important attributes include very strong design skills, communication skills (both verbal and in writing), organizational skills, and interest in a creative, collaborative, design environment. Enthusiasm and a good sense of humor required! The position offers strong potential for growth, including partnership, and ultimately potential ownership.
Required Qualifications: 10+ years of professional experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Architecture, Engineering, Vertical Construction and/or Commercial Construction Cost Estimating. Sound construction and construction administration knowledge. Ability to organize and manage multiple project assignments according to deadlines and within budget. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Ability to travel on short notice and overnight. Physical demands include sitting, standing, walking long distances, climbing stairs/ladders, navigating construction areas, including in inclement weather. Proficient computer skills including advanced Excel, MS Word, and Outlook.
Degree Required: :Bachelors or Masters of Architecture
Years of experience required: 8 to 10 years
License Required: : Licensed and preferably AIA membership

Job Description

Job #: 1773
Job Title: Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
Position Location: New Hampshire
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : This position will report to the Director of FP&A and support the CFO and senior leadership by developing and leading timely and accurate reporting and analysis and actionable data analytics to help guide the business. The ideal candidate will possess strong financial modeling skills and the ability to harmonize multiple data sets, sift through the data and summarize output for senior leadership. Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to effectively interact directly with senior management. Strong in all Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel and PowerPoint. Hands-on with the willingness to dig into detail to understand root causes and solve problems. A self-driven, intellectually curious individual with a high sense of personal ownership. Results-oriented personality with the ability to collaborate with others diplomatically across all levels of the organization. Someone who defines success based on problems solved and improvements made. High energy level; output focused, not input focused. Looks beyond the status quo to the way things should be, unafraid to address obstacles standing between today and the ideal future state Required Qualifications: Lead monthly results analysis and reporting by consolidating inputs and contributing to our monthly results packages for Senior leadership. Assume a primary role in executing our annual budgeting and business planning process as well as monthly forecasting process by interfacing with key stakeholders across the business, running and consolidating inputs into our planning models, and loading them into our financial system. Coordinate detailed monthly results analysis at the plant and operating unit levels, including P&L, schedule line level variance analysis, and bridge/waterfall analysis. Perform margin and mix analysis at the customer and product level and use the data to help corporate leadership make better decisions. Support various stakeholders across the company with monthly analysis and presentations on results performance. Strong FP&A, plant/operational accounting experience preferred. Significant Experience working at a publicly-traded company required. Prior Experience and demonstrated strong user skills with ERP systems such as Oracle, JD Edwards, SAP, Infor, etc. is required. Prior Experience with financial consolidation programs such as Hyperion. Profix, TM1, Cognos, etc. is required.
Degree Required: : Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management.
Years of experience required: 10+ years’ experience.
License Required: Professional certification/registration such as Professional Engineer, Registered Architect, AIA-Certification, or other related state licensing is preferred.

Job Description

Job #: 1772
Job Title: Architectural Milwork Engineer
Position Location: North of Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Tempt To Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: : The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to use creative solutions using cutting-edge technology and a lot of imagination to turn high-end concepts into reality. Must have experience working in a woodworking shop and work in a fast-paced environment. Required Qualifications: Creating drawings of existing interior spaces using AutoCAD 2010 or greater software. Microvellum / Sketch up experience is a plus. We are looking for someone who can: Create shop drawings using AutoCAD software. Have the ability to create shop drawings of custom cabinets and millwork from project beginning. Be organized, detail oriented, and have excellent time management skills and able to order materials efficiently. Knowledge of AutoCAD 2010 or greater software. Microvellum experience is a plus. Have an understanding of shop practices and how things go together. Thrive in a project and team-oriented environment while also being able to work independently. Be flexible, understanding of change, and willing to share information and decisions with the rest of our team. Be a true team player with the capacity to foster and maintain positive working relationships with clients, colleagues, and vendors and our craftsmen..
Degree Required: :Bachelor’s degree required; one of bachelors or master’s in finance and/or accounting required.
Years of experience required: Experience 7 to 10+ years (Majority within a manufacturing company) at a matrixed (Multiple Business Units/Plants) product-driven company.
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1771
Job Title: Residential Architect / Designer
Position Location: Remote
Approx. Length of Position: Long Term Temp
Position Description: : Our client located in Charleston, South Carolina is offering a remote work position that could be indefinite for the right person. Projects are high-end single family residential projects. Required Qualifications: The candidate must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal. This role will require that the individual can work independently and with minimal supervision. Must have strong design and residential detailing knowledge and experience with wood frame construction on high-end single-family homes. Must be able to complete a set of construction documents from SD-CD phases of projects, permits sets and detailing. High proficiency with AutoCAD skills is required for this role.
Degree Required: : B.S. Architecture
Years of experience required: Minimum of 8+ years overall professional experience including at least 5 years of significant high-end residential experience.
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1770
Job Title: Mid-Level to Sr. Level Project Civil Engineers
Position Location: South Shore, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Position requires that the individual possess strong stormwater and grading design background along with commercial utility infrastructure design skills. Will work directly with Project Managers, Associates and Principals the Firm.
Required Qualifications: The candidate must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal. This role will require that the individual have various types of project experience with their particular civil engineering skill sets and will have worked on complex design and permitting project within the Stormwater, Grading Design and Commercial Utility Infrastructure sector focuses. Expert level AutoCAD skill is required for this role.
Degree Required: : B.S. Civil Engineering
Years of experience required: 8-12
License Required: preferred but not required to possess their Massachusetts FE or PE

Job Description

Job #: 1769
Job Title: Arch. Designer/Job Captain
Position Location: Greater Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire
Position Description: : Strong architectural background and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of architectural work experience. Documented biotech/biopharma and/or R&D laboratory design experience preferred. This position requires strong organizational, communication and personal management skills.
Required Qualifications: Revit, SketchUp, 3D Software
Degree Required: : Bachelors or Masters of Architecture
Years of experience required:5+
License Required: On track to become registered preferred

Job Description

Job #: 1768
Job Title: Residential Construction Estimator
Position Location: South of Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Estimators are responsible for preparing complete project estimates and will manage estimating, coordinating documents and proposals for project packages, and preordering materials. Will Package or oversee packaging job binders for all projects. Reports to Production Manager / Owner, supports Project Managers and interfaces with the Design and Accounting Departments.
Required Qualifications: 5-10 years’ experience in estimating, packaging and purchasing in residential construction, college graduate or technical school certificate in business, construction, or related fields, analytical or accounting background, proficient in excel and Other Microsoft programs including Access; knowledge of Softplan or Autocad, Revit a plus.
Degree Required: : Bachelors in Residential Architecture, Construction Management or Civil Engineering
Years of experience required:5+ years in residential construction estimating experience
License Required: n/a

Job Description

Job #: 1767
Job Title: Residential Project Architect (Design-Build).
Position Location: South of Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Our client is an award-winning design/build company located 40 minutes south west of Boston. We are seeking an energetic Architect in residential renovations and remodeling projects. Our client provides unique design, quality workmanship, and an unparalleled commitment to customer service. Their work focuses on providing a seamless experience, from an in-house design center, through to project completion. Our client is known for their top of the line craftsmanship, team, and product. The project architect will perform tasks to fulfill deliverables related to every stage in the design process. The Architect will report directly to the Design Director and will work closely with other Design, Sales and Production team members. Main objectives of role: Provide design and drafting, successfully manage design process, Assist clients in understanding the design process, assist in comprehensive construction specification packages, maintain client contact throughout design and construction.
Required Qualifications: 10+ years overall professional experience and 5+ in residential design and construction (design-build). Bachelors or Master Degree in Architecture. Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft programs including Access; AutoCAD proficient and, Revit a plus.
Degree Required: : Bachelors or Masters in architecture
Years of experience required:10+ Years overall experience (5+ residential design-build) .
License Required: preferred

Job Description

Job #: 1765
Job Title: Architectural Designer with Chief Architect software
Position Location: Greater Boston area
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire
Position Description: : Our client is looking for an experienced and talented Residential Architectural Designer to join their team. The ideal candidate is capable of developing both broad Architectural and specific Kitchen/Bath designs.
Required Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years of single-family residential design, particularly in the area of kitchen/bathroom and remodeling design; strong design and detailing skills; ability to produce constructions documents; practical knowledge and experience with residential kitchen and bath design; experience with Chief Architect software a plus.
Degree Required: : Bachelor’s degree or higher in Architecture, or Design. .
Years of experience required:5-10 years; including minimum of three years of residential design.
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1763
Job Title: Residential Project Architect (Design-Build)
Position Location: South of Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Our client is an award-winning design/build company located 40 minutes south west of Boston. We are seeking an energetic Architect in residential renovations and remodeling projects. Our client provides unique design, quality workmanship, and an unparalleled commitment to customer service. Their work focuses on providing a seamless experience, from an in-house design center, through to project completion. Our client is known for their top of the line craftsmanship, team, and product. The project architect will perform tasks to fulfill deliverables related to every stage in the design process. The Architect will report directly to the Design Director and will work closely with other Design, Sales and Production team members.
Required Qualifications: 10+ years overall professional experience and 5+ in residential design and construction (design-build). Bachelors or Master Degree in Architecture. Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft programs including Access; AutoCAD proficient and, Revit a plus.
Degree Required: : Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture.
Years of experience required: 10+ Years overall experience (5+ residential design-build)
License Required: Architectural registration required

Job Description

Job #: 1762
Job Title: Residential Designer )
Position Location: Boston and Rhode Island
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire /Direct Hire
Position Description: : Looking for a multi-talented new team member for a small design oriented firm specializing in high-end residential. Office locations in Boston and Rhode Island. Flexible hours and collaborative working environments. Candidates must be proficient in REVIT, and have a strong working knowledge of wood-framed construction.
Required Qualifications: Revit strong working knowledge of wood-framed construction.
Degree Required: : Degree in Architecture.
Years of experience required: 2-10
License Required: Not required

Job Description

Job #: 1760
Job Title: Architectural Designer / Drafter (Revit)
Position Location: Greater Boston South
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire /Direct Hire
Position Description: : Our client is seeking a full time Architectural Drafter/ Designer to join the team. Candidates must have at least 3 years of relevant work experience. Transportation Required. Be an essential part of a project team working on all phases of a design project. Evaluate site conditions and constraints for construction projects. Proficiency in Revit (a must), DataCAD. Strong design and graphic illustration skills. Demonstrated experience executing architectural projects from Design through Construction Comprehensive knowledge of building codes, standards and best building practices Technical understanding of building science and construction contracts. Excellent written, verbal and communication skills. Highly motivated, organized, ability to juggle multiple tasks and able to manage or delegate tasks and priorities to meet project deadlines. Flexibility to work both collaboratively and independently on projects of all scales and
Required Qualifications: Revit, Bluebeam, Photoshop, MS Office.
Degree Required: : Bachelors of Architecture or Masters of Architecture.
Years of experience required: 3+
License Required: Not required