Careers

We aspire to become a firm of giants and hire people bigger than us.

Strang, Inc. is an award winning architectural, engineering and interior design firm with an impressive list of clients from across the country. Our project types are diverse, including private industry, higher education, science & technology and the performing arts. Strang, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer offering an exceptional compensation and benefits package including medical, life and disability insurance, profit sharing plan, cafeteria plan, 401(k) program and merit bonuses. Our corporate culture encourages professional growth, rewards performance, and makes employee ownership possible.

As an established company of over 85 years, we take great pride in our accomplishments, not only in terms of growth and expanded services, but most importantly in how the company is making a positive impact on the world around us and each community we serve. We know that our work is integral to our clients’ success and essential for building strong communities. As design professionals, we see the built environment as our opportunity to inspire awe and wonder, empower, cultivate the arts, nourish the economy, and usher in the next generation of technological breakthroughs.

With all that at stake, we take our responsibility seriously and we employ the top architects, engineers, interior designers and specialists under one roof, around one table, organized by a culture we call Design Synchronicity. Using our Listen-Discover-Design approach we leverage the collective talents and input from everyone involved, from beginning to end. With comprehensive in-house services, we pride ourselves in our ability to nurture each facet of the creative planning and design process.

Our collective voice is strong. We are inquisitive, authentic and unflappable.  Intellectual curiosity is part of our DNA. We take a fresh approach to every project, paving the way to inspired thinking, creative designs and stronger performing buildings. There’s nothing we love more than rolling up our sleeves and working collaboratively with our clients to make their dreams a reality.  At Strang, the word “no” is just not in our vocabulary. We embrace the challenges others turn away. We thrive on the complex. It’s this design synchronistic culture that we apply to every aspect of our business.

Core principles desired of all our staff include honesty, integrity, courtesy, responsibility, accountability, respect, being team oriented, effective use of resources, positive mental attitude and loyalty.

Traits we appreciate most include desire (spark), adaptability, initiative, endurance, courage, good judgement, controlled emotions, ethical behavior, being a self-starter and having a proactive nature.

If this sounds like the type of firm and work environment you’ve been looking for, we encourage you to apply.

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Strang offers career opportunities at every level across disciplines. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Current Openings

Electrical Engineer

Job Summary

The Electrical Engineer will work closely with Strang’s integrated team of project engineers, architects and interior designers to develop plans and specifications for a variety of exciting project types in commercial, higher education, science and technology.  Working under the direction of a project manager and lead engineer, you will gain knowledge and experience in all phases of design.

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Design and Document Electrical Power, Lighting, and Fire Alarm Systems using an integrated and collaborative approach alongside architects, interior designers, and engineers.
  • Produce electrical drawings and specifications for all phases of design, from pre-design to construction administration.
  • Assist with power calculations, equipment circuiting, lighting illuminance calculations, and product selection.
  • Assist with construction administration including working with contractors, site visits, and observations reports.
  • Client Care and Communication
  • Quality control and ownership of work performed.

The Ideal Candidate will possess proficiency in the following general skills:

  • Innovative thinking and a passion for design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Effective people and presentation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of electrical systems for complex building types      
  • Knowledge of power, lighting, and safety systems

Required Software Proficiencies Include:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Solid knowledge in Revit and engineering software required
  • AutoCAD- desired, but not essential

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or related education and industry experience
  • 4 or more years of work experience
  • Professional Licensure (PE, DE etc.)
  • Specialty certifications (LEED, WELL, RCDD, etc.) – Desired but not required

Mechanical Drafter

Job Summary

The Mechanical Drafter will work closely with Strang’s integrated team of project engineers, architects and interior designers to develop plans and specifications for a variety of exciting project types in commercial, higher education, science and technology.  Working under the direction of the lead engineer, you will gain knowledge and experience in all phases of design.  Opportunities for growth and leading mechanical design for projects is available.  

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Produce mechanical drawings and specifications for all phases of design, including Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction/Bid Documents, Permit Documents and Construction Administration.
  • Assist with feasibility studies, probable cost estimates, and energy modeling
  • Guide the production of construction documents (i.e. plans, details, schedules, specifications)
  • Provide construction administration for projects worked on
  • Quality control of work performed
  • Client Care and Communication

The Ideal Candidate will possess proficiency in the following general skills:

  • Innovative thinking and a passion for design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Effective people and presentation skills
  • Advanced reading, math and science skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical system

Software Proficiencies Include:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Solid knowledge in Revit and engineering software required
  • AutoCAD- desired, but not essential
  • HVAC load calculations

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related industry
  • 2 or more years of related work experience in design of science technology, higher education and commercial building projects
  • Specialty certifications such as, LEED, WELL, etc. desired, but not essential

Project Architect

Job Summary

The Project Architect will work closely with Strang's integrated team of project engineers, architects and interior designers to develop plans and specifications for a variety of exciting project types.  Working under the direction of the project manager you will gain knowledge and experience in all phases of design from feasibility studies, probable cost estimates, calculations and overseeing the production of construction documents plans, details, schedules, specifications.

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • The Project Architect collaborates with the Project Manager and Principal in Charge and oversees the completion of assignments in a timely manner maintaining accuracy while adhering to all technical and standard procedures of the office.
  • Analyzes and interprets project information.
  • Coordinates and checks documents during design development, contract documents and bidding phases and compiles addendum information.
  • Interprets bid documents during the bidding phase.
  • Pre-Design graphics and renderings
  • Programming and Schematic Design
  • Construction Documents & Construction Administration
  • Quality control of all design work
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Client Care and Communication

The Ideal Candidate will possess proficiency in the following general skills:

  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals and disciplines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team setting and maintain a keen eye for design and details.
  • Self-motivation, time management and organizational abilities
  • Excellent Interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong design portfolio.

Software Proficiencies Include:

  • Solid proficiency in BIM/Revit Required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and software programs such as AutoCAD,  Adobe Creative Suite, Enscape / Virtual Reality and other project management software

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture or related industry
  • 5-10 years of experience in the architectural industry, including design of science and technology, corporate office and higher education highly desired.
  • A thorough knowledge of building codes and regulatory standards.
  • Professional Registration (AIA, NCRAB) Preferred
  • Desire to pursue professional certifications such as LEED, WELL and RCDD desired, but not required

General Application

Don't see the right fit? You can still fill out the general application to be considered for future opportunities.

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