16 days old

Project Computational Specialist

Ottawa, ON

To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Provides expertise and/or advisement to project teams for implementation of advanced design technology techniques.
  • Provides feedback on project-based activities to the firmwide buildingSMART team.
  • Can be a resource and team member in all phases of the project.
  • Maintains current knowledge of design software, industry developments in integrated practice, and other applicable techniques.
  • Devotes time to research new and upcoming technologies.
  • May contribute to the production of project deliverables.
  • Acts as mentor by coaching and motivating project team members in the use of advanced technologies.
  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.


For Architecture Discipline:

  • Develops custom tools and applications using computational tools and software develop efforts
  • Utilizes specialist knowledge to conduct complex modeling, data management, analysis and/or optimization to develop specially tools for teams
  • Contributes to project development by interacting with design, visualization, gaming and engineering teams


  • Travel may be required.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • The job duties and requirements that this document describes may be altered or supplemented at any time at the sole discretion of HOK.
Required Skills


  • Proficiency in C#, javascript, python or other development languages
  • Advanced knowledge in using computational tools such as grasshopper, dynamo or others preferd
  • Proficiency in 3D Modeling and analysis software such as Rhino, Navisworks, SketchUp, 3dsMax Design; Archicad, including the ability to configure these programs.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Outlook, Word and Excel required.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Newforma preferred.
  • Knowledge about sustainability, integrated design, and LEED guidelines.
  • Ability to effectively manage and mentor a team.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Required Experience
  • Bachelors degree in architecture, engineering, information technology or a related discipline required.
  • 3 years progressive experience architecture and engineering
  • LEED accreditation or Green Associate preferred.
Job Location
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Position Type


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