Careers at Cummings

Lab Planner / Technical Architect


Seeking a better work/life balance and tired of the long, expensive commute into Boston? Cummings Properties Woburn location provides a convenient alternative with free parking and career growth potential.

We are seeking a creative, motivated designer to join our Design/Build team to plan and build facilities for a range of science and technology clients including biotech, medical, materials science, and precision manufacturing. This position offers an exciting opportunity with one of the region’s most well respected and financially stable real estate firms.

Cummings Properties science and technology incubators and built-to-suit facilities are a well-know destination for lab and R&D clients. Working with our internal leasing representatives and our construction and engineering team, we regularly build and renovate client facilities that include wet labs, clean rooms, and manufacturing centers. Our designer’s fit-up responsibilities include planning, estimating, construction documents, and construction administration.


  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture
  • 3 to 5 years of practical architectural design, including experience with laboratory and technical facility design principles, casework and equipment, and mechanical systems.


  • Fluency in AutoCAD, Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Revit, Sketch Up, or Photoshop experience a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • High attention to detail and an ability to generate cost-effective design solutions.
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude, and strong written and graphic communication skills.
  • Applicants should be local area professionals with proven expertise, a desire and aptitude to learn and adapt on the job, and work ethics to match.

About the Design Department: Our team of designers, architects, and engineers produces a large volume of diverse projects, including new building, fit-up, and speculative property development plans. In addition to our fit-up work, current projects include large-scale site development, multi-story commercial buildings, and assisted-living residences. We also plan exterior, interior, and energy retrofit renovations to existing buildings. From concept to construction, our team takes pride in being involved in all phases of each project.

Applying: Interested applicants should submit a thoughtful cover letter, resume, and compensation expectations to Cummings Properties is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In the interest of the safety and health of our employees and clients, we have a zero tolerance policy for prohibited drug use. Please visit

About Cummings Properties: Founded in 1970, Cummings Properties has a culture that emphasizes open communication, innovative thinking, and meticulous attention to detail. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salary and opportunities for bonuses
  • Medical, dental, life, and disability insurance
  • Paid holiday, vacation, sick, and personal time
  • A retirement savings plan
  • Unlimited career advancement and growth potential

Cummings Properties has a long history of giving back to the community. The large majority of Cummings Properties’ buildings are owned by Cummings Foundation, with all rental profits benefiting charitable causes. Learn more at