Project Manager (Architect)

Urban Architectural Initiatives, RA, PC Urban Architectural Initiatives, RA, PC Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Mar 29 '21Posted on:

Urban Architectural Initiatives, a leader in sustainable, affordable and special needs housing design, is seeking an Architect with experience in zoning & building code analysis for construction projects; develop schematic design, comprehensive construction documents and specifications for projects; prepare architectural plans for new construction and rehab projects to be in compliance with accessibility and sustainability requirements for NYC  

Our firm is a great place to grow professionally within an upbeat, supportive team environment. We are located in the historic Woolworth Building in lower Manhattan, convenient to all subway lines, PATH trains, and buses. Currently remote work will be possible due to the pandemic, but in office presence will be expected once restrictions are eased.  


  • Develop architectural drawings and documents, including design and zoning feasibility studies, existing conditions documentation and construction drawings.
  • Coordinate project work with colleagues and consultants, make field visits, preparation of specifications, assist in construction administration and client presentations.
  • Minimum five years work experience required, preferably in a NYC architectural office setting.
  • Must have good communication skills and ability to work individually and with junior staff
  • Revit proficiency required. Please do not apply if no Revit experience
  • AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite proficiency required.
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.) or Master of Architecture (M. Arch.) degree or equivalent.
  • Must have a working knowledge of construction detailing, materials and methods, building systems, NYC zoning resolution, and building code requirements.
  • Available to start immediately  

Must be authorized to work in the United States 

Employer paid benefits:

  • Aetna health insurance (4 plans) - company covers partial premium, depending on plan chosen, after two months of employment
  • Dental insurance  (2 plans ) - UAI partial payment
  • Paid vacation, sick & personal time

Optional benefits, employee paid:

  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Discounted Class Pass
  • ConnectYourCare transit program
  • One Medical free membership + additional health advice and benefits programs


Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, work samples, and salary requirements.  Must reside in the New York metropolitan area to be considered. 

Compensation, commensurate with experience:  $65,000 - $75,000



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