Senior Project Architect

Tobin | Parnes Design Tobin | Parnes Design Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Feb 14 '14Posted on:

TPD Career Opportunities
Tobin | Parnes Design (TPD) is a well established mid-sized and growing, award winning firm focused on collaborative and innovative design. Our collective professional experience encompasses a wide array of building types including Retail, Hospitality, Healthcare, Historic Preservation & Adaptive Re-use, Commercial, Residential, Educational and Institutional Facilities. Our emphasis is on providing an exciting, educational and engaging studio work environment with a comprehensive and competitive compensation package which includes career advancement, profit sharing, 401K, TransitChek, partial educational / training reimbursements, medical and vacation / personal days.

TPD is seeking full-time, self-motivated, responsible architects and designers with leadership qualities to join our creative team for the following position: (Salary commensurate with experience)

Senior Project Architect
Candidate Skill Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a BArch degree (Masters Degree a plus) and 6-8 years relevant US experience (Registered Architect a plus)
  • Ability to develop and manage individual projects from Programmatic Development, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Detailing, and from Bidding thru Construction and Project Close-out
  • Ability to manage small teams and work as a contributing team member
  • Must be self-motivated and have ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Possess excellent organization and communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to explore new technologies / materials etc.
  • Ability to develop technical details (i.e. exterior and interior wall assemblies, fire-rated assemblies, stair detailing, fenestration, waterproofing and flashing, millwork, etc.) and review/redline Construction Documents & Shop Drawings
  • Knowledge of construction methods and actual field experience is required
  • Knowledge of ADA / NYC / ICC / UBC Building and Zoning Codes & NY City and State Permitting Processes
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Architecture 2012 (including Navigator), Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and InDesign.
  • Revit knowledge / skills are a plus but are not required
  • Fluent in verbal and written English

The candidate should display a high degree of self-sufficiency and independence. He/she should be able to generate all required drawings and management documents for a project from its inception until its completion with little supervision. In addition, he/she should possess a quick, alert eye for detail. Responsibilities include: project construction administration / management, project scheduling, coordination with clients, consultants and contractors, computer drafting, budgeting, materials research, and the design, preparation and proof redlining of construction documents.


When Applying
Qualified individuals should submit applications via email to:
No phone calls please.  When submitting Resume, indicate which position you are seeking.

Application to be submitted as 1 pdf document including:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Statement of how you meet or qualify for each of the required skill sets outlined above and how you would rate your level of expertise of each (Use a scale of     1 (Novice) to 5 (Extensive)
  4. Salary History or Requirements
  5. Sample of your work: include plans, sections, detail renderings, construction document examples
  6. List of minimum of three (3) work related references

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