Senior Project Manager

Smith Maran Architecture + Interiors Smith Maran Architecture + Interiors Employer:
Montclair, NJ, USLocation:
Wed, Nov 18 '20Posted on:

Senior Project Manager / Senior Project Architect 

Smith Maran Architecture + Interiors in Montclair NJ seeks a Project Architect with project management skills. We are looking for a highly organized professional to guide corporate interiors, mixed-use development, and single-family residential projects in the tri-state area. As members of a small firm, we each wear more than one hat and you will, too. 

The ideal candidate will be local and an upbeat team player with a modern sensibility, familiarity with custom detailing, and experience in both the big and small, from concept to close out.

Desired Experience and Role Responsibilities:

  • Work in all phases of project, from participation in interviews and proposal writing to managing project set-up, consultant RFP’s, design, CD’s, bidding, contract prep, CA, punchlist and closeout
  • Sustain positive and productive client contact for the lifecycle of a project
  • Collaborate on, help visualize, and participate in the development of thoughtful design solutions for large and small projects
  • Coordinate with project team(s) including architects, interior designers, job captains, graphic designers and engineering consultants
  • Coordinate and execute project scheduling, meetings, budgets, consultants, contractors, subs and vendors
  • Create and communicate clear and attainable project objectives to project team members
  • Managing projects in compliance with project scope and fees, participating in monthly billing and job cost analysis, maintaining fiscal awareness around entire project
  • Knowledge of and ability to research and interpret local ordinances, and state and national building codes, requirements and best practices
  • Participation in preparation of RFP’s for, selection of, and coordinating consultant teams for Civil, Structural, MEPFP, etc.
  • Preparing construction documents and specifications 
  • Construction administration
  • This role reports to firm Principal

Qualifications | Senior Project Architect

  • BArch or MArch degree from an accredited university
  • Licensed Architect (min. on track for licensing)
  • Min 6 years of experience in an architecture firm
  • Min 4 working on Projects Including: NYC corporate offices and workplaces
  • Fluent in Autocad, InDesign, Excel
  • Fluency or familiarity with PhotoShop and SketchUp
  • Adaptive Re-use/Historic Preservation a significant plus
  • LEED Accreditation a significant plus

Compensation |Senior Project Architect

Salary is paid according to experience and portfolio. The position is full-time and an immediate hire. Send samples of your work and a letter of interest via email, with “Senior Project Architect” in the subject line. In your letter, tell us where you saw this job posting. Please, no calls.

About Our Firm

Smith Maran Architecture + Interiors llc is an award-winning design firm. Founded in 1997 by Erik Maran and Ira Smith, the firm is located in Montclair NJ. Our firm creates outstanding private and public spaces for a wide range of clients, from small businesses and institutions to Fortune 500 companies. Every project, regardless of size, is handled with a seriousness of purpose and a passion for interpreting our client’s culture and expressing it in a quality environment. 

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