Senior Architect/Job Captain

AAI Architects, P.C. AAI Architects, P.C. Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Sep 16 '19Posted on:

Senior Architect/Job Captain

Our New York office has an immediate opening for a Senior Architect/Job Captain.


In this position, you will:

  • Be an effective leader to your team and develop a strong relationship between the Owner, Design Architect and Consultant Team.
  • Create and review contract documents, ensuring compliance with firm standards, mechanical, building systems, codes and ADA requirements.
  • Coordinate with senior technical staff to provide technical solutions.
  • Coordinate and review engineering consultants’ work to ensure compliance with design intent and timely submission of documents.
  • Develop, organize and review building plans and design documents.
  • Ensure that projects meet code, environmental, safety, structural, zoning and aesthetic standards.


  • Completion of a five or six-year architectural degree program or Master in Architecture program.
  • 8-10 years of relevant work experience (including minimum of 3 years in leadership role as Job Captain).
  • Proven experience leading teams while managing complex large-scale projects.
  • Advanced knowledge of current versions of Revit, AutoCAD and MS-Office.
  • Strong and positive leadership and interpersonal qualities.
  • Detail oriented, efficient, adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities.
  • Strong understanding of New York City building codes.
  • Proven experience in the production of working drawings from schematic design through to construction administration.
  • Experience with large-scale commercial, mixed-use, high-rise residential, and institutional buildings as related to the New York City Building Code.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Understand how to develop a wide range of project types, dealing with project schedule, client demands, building materials, construction techniques, related engineering principles, sustainability strategies, building codes, and assembling construction drawing sets.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the multidisciplinary project development process and team-focused environment applying in-depth knowledge of building technology and assembly, construction methodology.
  • Have excellent leadership skills coupled with the ability to work in a collaborative environment, producing exemplary work on a daily basis.

A two-hour Revit Assessment will be given to those chosen for an interview.

Please contact Brianne Dempsey at Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to us including current resume, cover letter and examples of their work. Attachments/portfolios cannot exceed 13 MB.  

Salary commensurate with experience.   

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