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Educational background

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Henry Ford Community College
Lawrence Technological University

Employee data

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Age

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Gender ratio

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GenderRatio
male70.5%
female29.5%

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Years in positionPercentage who advanced
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113.3%
226.7%
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4+33.3%

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Construction
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History

Ghafari Associates was founded in Southeast Michigan by Yousif B. Ghafari. Ghafari acquires Model Design Group in Grand Rapids, Michigan, an architectural and interior design company. This purchase further improves the opportunitySee more

Address

Multiple locations

Size

Medium

Founded

1982

CEO

Kouhaila G. Hammer

Type

Company - Private

Revenue

$100M to $500M

Industry

Engineering/Architecture

Departments

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FieldRatio
Engineers31.3%
other occupation30.5%
Architects19.1%
Management19.1%

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Simulation EngineerGhafari Associates, LLCGrand Rapids, MI
This role is responsible for leading development of discrete-event simulation models and driving innovation in simulation modeling with a focus on model speed and build efficiency. Such models will be developed to identify tactical and strategic impr...Read more
Provide or extend mechanical systems for new construction and/or renovation of industrial or commercial structures as requested by the client. Develop construction drawings and specifications which address the installation, interconnection and contro...Read more
Senior Controls Engineer - Systems IntegrationGhafari Associates, LLCGrand Rapids, MI
Process Controls Senior Project Engineer with a vision for Industry 4.0, digital transformation within manufacturing, and large-scale enterprise projects. Must be able to work independently to prepare and manage the development of all systems integra...Read more
ArchitectGhafari Associates, LLCDearborn, MI
A successful candidate in this position will be working with one main client of Ghafari's and establishing new/renovated industrial spaces for EV facilities in Michigan. Essential Job Functions:Has the ability to coordinate and run small scale projec...Read more
Senior Structural EngineerGhafari Associates, LLCGrand Rapids, MI
The Senior Structural Engineer E 5, with limited supervision from the Director of Engineering and/or Manager of Structural Engineering, will provide the technical, organizational and communication skills to produce well-designed and coordinated const...Read more
Senior Project ArchitectGhafari Associates, LLCDearborn, MI
The Senior Project Architect, without supervision from the Manager of Architecture, directs and is responsible for the development of the design work; leads in the production of technical drawings and specifications; coordinates the related work of t...Read more
2022 Summer Intern - ArchitectureGhafari Associates, LLCGrand Rapids, MI
With overall supervision from the Discipline Manager and day-to-day supervision from the Project Manager and/or Project Architect, assist in executing office and project-related design and technical tasks of simple to moderate complexity. Primary Res...Read more
Project ArchitectGhafari Associates, LLCGrand Rapids, MI
The Project Architect directs and is responsible for the development of the design work; leads in the production of technical drawings and specifications; coordinates the related work of the other disciplines; and assumes in-house construction admini...Read more
Electrical Engineer (Power/Building Systems)Ghafari Associates, LLCDearborn, MI
The Electrical Engineer, will provide design and analysis for lighting, power, low voltage and control systems for new construction and/or renovation of industrial buildings, primarily for new EV facilities for a main client of Ghafari's. The Electri...Read more
Design ArchitectGhafari Associates, LLCGrand Rapids, MI
The Design Architect is a skilled listener and collaboratively translates the needs and desires of a client into a memorable user experience. While responsible for leadership in discovery, feasibility and conceptualization, the Design Architect also Design...Read more
Design of paint systems, bulk tank storage systems, fluid fill/dispense equipment, and specialized ventilation systems for automotive and manufacturing environments. Prepare conceptual design layouts, perform engineering calculations and specify equi...Read more
Senior ArchitectGhafari Associates, LLCFort Worth, TX
Essential Job Functions:Ability to manage moderate to large, complex projects. Provide mentorship and embrace opportunities for learning with less experienced staff throughout the course of the project. Establish the factual parameters of the design...Read more
CAD Specialist (Revit / AutoCAD)Ghafari Associates, LLCDearborn, MI
This position is project-specific (6-12 months) with potential for full-time hire. With general direction from the Group Manager, applies CAD skills and knowledge in drafting process engineering work documents, provides general CAD technical support CAD...Read more
Lighting DesignerGhafari Associates, LLCChicago, IL
The Lighting Designer, with some supervision from the Manager of Electrical Engineering or senior staff, provides design, analysis and engineering for lighting, lighting control systems and circuiting for new construction and/or renovation of industr...Read more
Senior Mechanical Engineer (HVAC/Building Systems)Ghafari Associates, LLCDearborn, MI
Provide or extend mechanical systems for new construction and/or renovation of industrial, commercial or institutional structures as requested by the client. Develop construction drawings and specifications which address the installation, interconnec...Read more
Architectural DesignerGhafari Associates, LLCDearborn, MI
The Architectural Designer 3, with some supervision from the Manager of Architecture and Design Director, takes responsibility for executing a variety of design and technical tasks on projects of any size with focus on Architectural Design. Design fo...Read more
Project CoordinatorGhafari Associates, LLCDearborn, MI
The Project Coordinator will provide administrative support with project documents and utilization. They will assist the Project Manager to coordinate the document release schedule and team deliverables. They will be the final check for all outgoing...Read more
Human Resources GeneralistGhafari Associates, LLCGrand Rapids, MI
The Human Resources Generalist supports the Human Resources department as an advisor to management and employees on employee relations, performance and HR laws. This position will report to the Dearborn, MI HQ offices where the rest of the HR team is Human...Read more
2022 Summer Internship - Electrical EngineeringGhafari Associates, LLCDearborn, MI
The Intern, under direction from the discipline Manager and/or project engineer, applies CAD/ Revit skills and design knowledge in generating engineering design documents, digital models and databases. Essential Job Functions: - Create engineering do...Read more
RESPONSIBILITIES GENERAL SUMMARY: The Director of Business Development will work closely with firm leadership to develop and execute a strategic business development plan for long-term growth in existing and targeted sectors, specifically the manufacturing...Read more
RESPONSIBILITIES GENERAL SUMMARY: The Senior Communications Coordinator supports Ghafari's Marketing Department in proactively promoting the firm's image and growth in the global marketplace. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Support public relations initiatives by...Read more
Perform engineering design, calculations and conceptual layouts of a variety of material handling systems, including high speed sortation/parcel handling systems. Specify equipment and consult with vendors and client on project needs and deliverables...Read more
Mechanical Designer (HVAC/Building Systems)Ghafari Associates, LLCDearborn, MI
The Mechanical Designer D 2, with some supervision from the Manager of Mechanical Engineering, will provide or extend mechanical systems (HVAC, plumbing and fire protection) design for new construction and/or renovation of industrial, commercial inst...Read more
Structural EngineerGhafari Associates, LLCDearborn, MI
The Structural Engineer E 4, with limited supervision from the Manager of Structural Engineering, will provide the technical, organizational and communication skills to produce well-designed and coord..Read more
Material EngineerGhafari Associates LlcGrand Rapids, MI
Project Engineer - Material Handling Systems Job ID 2021-1526 Job Location US-MI-Grand Rapids Category Engineering Responsibilities Position Summary: Perform engineering design, calculations and conceptual layouts of a variety of material handling systems...Read more
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Director of Business DevelopmentGhafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
The Director of Business Development will nurture existing clients and develop new client relationships within target markets to increase sales, build project backlog, provide billable work for staff,Read more
Senior Project ArchitectGhafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
The Senior Project Architect, without supervision from the Manager of Architecture, directs and is responsible for the development of the design work; leads in the production of technical drawings andRead more
Project Engineer - Paint Finishing Systems InGhafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
Project Engineer - Paint Finishing Systems Job ID 2019-1405 Job Location US-MI-Dearborn Category Engineering Responsibilities Position summary: Design of paint systems for automotive and manufacturingRead more
Design Architect In , Careers AtGhafari AssociatesGrand Rapids, MI
Design Architect Job ID 2019-1397 Job Location US-MI-Grand Rapids Category Architecture Responsibilities General Summary The Design Architect is a skilled listener and interprets and translates theRead more
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Senior Project Architect Job ID 2019-1378 Job Location US-MI-Grand Rapids Category Architecture Responsibilities General Summary: The Senior Project Architect, without supervision from the Manager ofRead more
Architectural Designer Mid-Level InGhafari AssociatesGrand Rapids, MI
Architectural Designer (Mid-Level) Job ID 2019-1379 Job Location US-MI-Grand Rapids Category Architecture Responsibilities General Summary: The Architectural Designer, with some supervision from theRead more
Electrical Engineer (Building Design/Lighting/Power Distribution) Job ID 2019-1377 Job Location US-MI-Dearborn Category Engineering Responsibilities The Electrical Engineer will provide on-site designRead more
Responsibilities: General Summary: Determine the most cost effective means for an organization to create a product or service. In doing so, the Industrial Engineer will often develop methods toRead more
Summer Intern - Mechanical Engineering (HVAC Building Systems) Job ID 2019-1384 Job Location US-MI-Dearborn Category Engineering Responsibilities General Summary: The Intern, under direction from theRead more
Resident Engineer In , Careers AtGhafari AssociatesChicago, IL
Resident Engineer Job ID 2019-1381 Job Location US-IL-Chicago Category Construction Management Responsibilities The Resident Engineer shall maintain and facilitate all functions and activities at allRead more
Structural Engineer In , Careers AtGhafari AssociatesGrand Rapids, MI
Structural Engineer (Wood Frame Design Experience) Job ID 2019-1396 Job Location US-MI-Grand Rapids Category Engineering Responsibilities General Summary: The Structural Engineer E3, with supervisionRead more
Specifications Writer (Architecture)Ghafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
Responsibilities: Job Title: Specifications Writer Job Type: Full-Time Location: Dearborn, Chicago, Indianapolis, Birmingham, AL Reports To: Manager, Dearborn Architecture/Lead Specifications WriterRead more
Structural Engineer In , Careers AtGhafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
Structural Engineer Job ID 2018-1300 Job Location US-MI-Dearborn Category Engineering Responsibilities General Summary: The Structural Engineer, with supervision from the Manager of StructuralRead more
Structural Engineer (Wood Frame Design Experience)Ghafari AssociatesGrand Rapids, MI
Responsibilities: General Summary: The Structural Engineer E3, with supervision from the Director of Engineering, Manager of Structural Engineering, will provide the technical, organizational andRead more
General Summary: The Specifications Writer, with some direction from the Lead Specifications Writer and/or Manager of Architecture, coordinates the preparation of specifications (establishing materialRead more
Site Manager - Tenant Coordinator InGhafari AssociatesChicago, IL
Site Manager - Tenant Coordinator Job ID 2019-1368 Job Location US-IL-Chicago Category Construction Management Responsibilities The Site Manager Tenant, Utility, and JOC Construction shall oversee theRead more
Director of Business DevelopmentGhafari AssociatesChicago, IL
Responsibilities: GENERAL SUMMARY: The Director of Business Development will nurture existing clients and develop new client relationships within target markets to increase sales, build projectRead more
Safety EngineerGhafari AssociatesChicago, IL
Responsibilities: Position Responsibilities Include: Makes daily construction job site safety inspections and takes immediate action to eliminate observed safety deficiencies by communication with theRead more
Architectural Specifications WriterGhafari AssociatesChicago, IL
Responsibilities: Job Title: Specifications Writer Job Type: Full-Time Location: A Chicago, IL (Could also accommodate Dearborn, MI, Indianapolis, IN or Birmingham, AL) Reports To: Manager,Read more
Field InspectorGhafari AssociatesChicago, IL
Responsibilities: The Field Inspector is responsible for daily coordination and management of field operations, communication between airport Operations and the Contractor, quantity measurements,Read more
Communications CoordinatorGhafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
Responsibilities: General Summary: The Communications Coordinator supports Ghafarias Marketing Department in proactively promoting the firmas image and growth in the global marketplace. Essential JobRead more
Assistant Manager- Electrical EngineeringGhafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
Responsibilities: In addition to acting in a primary, full-time role as Senior Electrical Engineer, the Assistant Manager, will act as secondary support to the Discipline Manager in the leadership ofRead more
Senior Project Architect (Industrial Design focus) Job ID 2019-1367 Job Location US-MI-Dearborn Category Architecture Responsibilities General Summary: The Senior Project Architect, withoutRead more
Responsibilities: The Office Engineer is responsible for assisting the Resident Engineer with preparation of all contract documentation and correspondence related to the project and ensures that allRead more
Architectural Master PlannerGhafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
MASTER PLANNING STUDIES POSITION: The Master Planner will work with internal groups to benchmark programs that influence global master planning deliverables as well as maintain and update all globalRead more
Summer Intern - Electrical Engineering Job ID 2019-1388 Job Location US-MI-Dearborn Category Engineering Responsibilities General Summary: The Intern, under direction from the discipline ManagerRead more
Simulation Engineer In , Careers AtGhafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
Simulation Engineer Job ID 2019-1373 Job Location US-MI-Dearborn Category Engineering Responsibilities Position Summary This role is responsible for leading development of discrete-event simulationRead more
Industrial Engineer - Material Flow InGhafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
Industrial Engineer - Material Flow Job ID 2019-1369 Job Location US-MI-Dearborn Category Engineering Responsibilities Provide industrial engineering and material handling analysis for the efficientRead more
Mechanical Engineer (HVAC/Building Systems)Ghafari AssociatesDearborn, MI
Overview: 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 fortyRead more
Virtual Design & Construction Specialist II / BIM Manager Job ID 2019-1358 Job Location US-MI-Dearborn Category Architecture Responsibilities General Summary: With occasional supervision from theRead more
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