Senior Technical Lead

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New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Mar 16 '20Posted on:

An award winning architecture/planning/design firm is looking for a Senior Architect to join their New York office and lead a team of designers on a range of exciting projects


  • Manage contractor and client relationships and team communication through all phases
  • Lead a large multidisciplinary team, coordinating the work through all phases.
  • Conduct meetings and work sessions including large client teams and contractors
  • Lead design presentations to clients, stakeholders and gov’t agencies
  • Interface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases.
  • Lead and participate in the production of architectural contract documents in all phases, coordinating the workload of all staff members to complete documents on schedule.
  • Perform QC/QA and technical reviews, maintain project manual and specifications
  • Perform bid reviews, assisting the owner with bid phase activities.
  • Perform construction contract administration including on-site observations, mock up reviews; preparing and coordinating bulletins; processing submittals, RFIs and standard forms.
  • Perform project close out duties.
  • Resolve complex technical and design issues; perform work requiring independent judgment in evaluation, selection and application of non-standard techniques and procedures
  • Anticipate and plan for any roadblocks for overall project success with thorough understanding of contractual responsibilities, schedule and budget
  • Advocate for design excellence while meeting client and project objectives.

Required Qualifications:

  • Licensed Architect in NY, with a professional degree in Architecture
  • 10-15+ years of relevant experience as a project architect with strong background in museum and institutional projects.
  • Proficiency in the preparation, coordination and development of architectural contract documents through all phases on mid-large scale, complex projects.
  • Experience resolving complex details for a range of exterior envelope systems, site conditions, building systems and higher types of construction.
  • Experience working with various agencies and jurisdiction on complex permits with modifications, entitlements and special approvals.
  • Experience managing multiple aspects of client and project coordination with a large team.  Must have strong communication, organization and relationship management skills, capable to work effectively in a range of roles, depending on the team structure.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Rhino, Adobe CS, MS Office Suite, MS Project and sketching


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