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Lighting Designer - Electrical

HDR, Inc. Lawrenceville, NJ

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About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.


HDR is a global design firm that is world-renowned for award-winning designs of urban environments, campuses and buildings in the healthcare, civic, justice, higher education, corporate and science + technology fields. HDR advocates integrated and multidisciplinary design, with projects that respond to the important cultural, contextual and functional influences of more than 60 countries. HDR professionals” architects, engineers, planners, consultants, interior and lighting designers who are located in more than 40 offices worldwide”are also HDR owners. Their leadership and HDR's entrepreneurial corporate culture fuel success for both our clients and individual employees. Employee satisfaction is clearly based on the firm's commitment to professional development, career advancement and to providing a working environment that allows for the free exchange of ideas within the firm. We have endorsed the œArchitecture 2030 Challenge, an initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by challenging the conventional ways buildings are planned, designed and constructed

Primary ResponsibilitiesHDR is looking for a Lighting Designer to join their team in Princeton, NJ. The primary role of the Lighting Designer is to assist Project Lighting Designers. Responsibilities include   CAD/ Model production, design support, rendering and presentation development, report research and photometric, energy and economic calculations. The designer will also provide lighting design for small projects. Additional responsibilities include library / vendor management.








Bachelors degree in Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Architectural Engineering or Interior Design is required.

Previous internship beneficial 

EIT or ability to obtain

Position requires 0 - 3+ years experience in lighting design. 
Must have strong CAD skills (Revit, Autocad, Sketch up). 
Advanced computer skills (Photoshop, PowerPoint, Word, Excel) are needed. 
Understanding of architectural design, documentation and construction and basic lighting design is required.  
Working knowledge of lighting design software (AGI, ELUM) is also required.

Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm a plus.

Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED desired but not required

Strong preference given to local candidates.

Why HDRAt HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

Job Details

Date Posted June 28, 2017
Date Closes June 28, 2018
Requisition 144819
Located In Lawrenceville, NJ
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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