Ghafari Healthcare Architect in Grand Rapids, Michigan


Ghafari Associates is currently looking for an Architect with healthcare project experience to lead healthcare renovation, expansion, and new construction projects for hospitals, ambulatory facilities, and other and medical facilities.

Interested Candidates should have experience with:

  • Project Architecture/Management from concept to completion

  • Leading the technical direction of a project team and their progress with construction documents, work sets and specifications

  • Responding to RFI’s, client requests and changes; reviewing drawings; issuing bulletins; and other duties related to in-house construction administration


Requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering; Master’s preferred

  • Registered Architect License

  • Previous experience with healthcare related projects (hospitals, clinics, medical facilities)

  • At least 7 years of experience in Architecture

  • LEED accreditation preferred but not required

Technical Requirements for this position include:

  • Proficiency in Revit is preferred

  • Intermediate proficiency in AutoCAD, Navisworks, Adobe products

  • Familiarity with IPD, Lean, ProjectWise, and Last Planner a plus but not required


Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2018-1282

Job Location US-MI-Grand Rapids

Category Architecture