Architectural Project Coordinator / Job Captain

JFA Associates JFA Associates Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Mon, May 7 '18Posted on:

J Frankl C Mallea Associates Architects & Engineers (JFA) is a contemporary design firm located in the penthouse floor of 16 Court Street in Downtown Brooklyn. JFA specializes in new construction of Commercial, Residential and Mixed-use buildings. We are currently seeking a full-time Architectural Project Coordinator to join our team.

Required Skills:

  • The Project Coordinator will work in a team overseeing project design, construction & project administration, while mentoring junior staff. And will be under the direction of a Studio Director and the Principal.
  • Knowledgeable of codes and regulations including ADA, NYC Building Code, NYC Zoning, NYCECC, NYC Plumbing Code, NYC Mechanical Code, NYC Fire Code.
  • Proficient in reviewing DOB objections and maintaining Building Code, the client’s preferences, and design intent.
  • Excellent drafting skills. Must be able to balance drafting, project management and coordination.
  • Manage consultants on building projects including structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, expeditors, lighting, and acoustical consultants.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, ensuring project correspondence is documented, and preparing meeting agendas and meeting minutes.
  • Perform Quality Assurance reviews of drawing sets.
  • Proficient in Construction Administration and documentation, such as RFIs, ASIs, submittal of drawing reviews, and familiarity with CSI Divisions.
  • Experience with AIA Contracts and Project Schedules.
  • Support Studio Director and the Principal assuring client satisfaction.


  • Bachelor of Architecture required; Masters Preferred.
  • 3-6 years architectural work experience, minimum 2 years in Project Coordination, or Management.
  • Proficient in CADD, Revit, InDesign, Photoshop, and 3D computer modeling software.
  • Complex problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Flexibility in a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Proficiency in NYC building code, NYC Energy Code, NYC Zoning Resolutions, NYC Department of Buildings filing processes, and ADA code knowledge.
  • Experience in Interior Design is a plus.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate to experience. JFA offers many benefits to employees including healthcare contribution, contributing towards subsidizing gym memberships, JFA regularly hosts lunch and learns, vendor presentations, trainings, design charrettes, and roof top parties to encourage employee’s growth, development, and collaboration.

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To apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume and portfolio samples to:

Director of Human Resources

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