Project Architect - Higher Education

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Oct 13 '14Posted on:

Project Architect is a project leadership position with responsibility for architectural design and technical production of projects.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Lead/assists a project team in development of the aesthetic and technical design and the preparation of architectural design and construction documents including drawings and specifications.
  • Coordinate material identification and specifications with firm’s in-house Specification Writers.
  • Assist in the Construction Administration phase including site meetings, submittals and preparation of field sketches.
  • Production of drawings for all phases of a project from test fitting through Contract Documents and Construction Administration.
  • Quality control of the contract documents.
  • Help insure the design remains clear throughout the design and construction process.
  • Must be familiar with construction and code norms in NYC and the tri-state area.
  • Code review and implementation
  • Generate details, both exterior and interior context.
  • Lead in coordination with consultants and design team
  • Ability to prioritize assignments.
  • Understanding of project delivery, time management, and ability to deal with unanticipated events.
  • Develops, checks and coordinates technical aspects of the design of a project.
  • Prepares the project code review.
  • Coordinates the work of Consultants.
  • Supervises assigned staff.
  • Follows established standards for project production and review.
  • Keeps Project Manager and Principal in Charge informed of progress or need for assistance.

Key Skills:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture is required
  • 4 to 8 years’ with Higher Education experience
  • Strong organization, communication, technical and graphic skills
  • Demonstrated experience in and readiness to lead the technical details of projects.
  • Proficient with computer-assisted design software such as Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design; 3D software such as Sketchup.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software
  • License preferred

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged,  send your cover letter, resume and salary history as one file ( Adobe PDF preferred but Word is acceptable)  to  with "New York – Project Architect - Higher Education and your name" in the subject line.  Please indicate the website reference source.  No phone calls please.  Perkins Eastman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a participant in the Federal E-Verify program.   EOE/M/F/D/V

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