Technical Draftsperson

Henson Architecture Henson Architecture Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 24 '22Posted on:


Henson Architecture is an award winning Architecture firm specializing in preservation, restoration, energy retrofits, Passive House, and adaptive reuse of historic buildings with a diverse portfolio of work in and around New York City.

Our approach embodies a sensitivity to the history of existing structures while considering present-day needs. We aim to ensure that these historic buildings remain an active and functional part of our urban fabric, while ensuring compliance and optimal operations with an eye to the future.


We are seeking a Technical Draftsperson with at least 3 years of experience with an aptitude for problem solving and the desire for a role in a dynamic, collaborative work environment. Primary responsibilities include daily management of drawings, coordination and successful completion of sustainable preservation, restoration, and adaptive reuse projects to meet time and cost objectives and assistance to project managers and other staff. The candidate must be well versed in all facets of building envelope design and construction.

To be considered, the preferred candidate should have demonstrated abilities to:

Survey and document existing field conditions.

Correspond, coordinate, and collaborate with the design team and project managers.

Assist with preparation of documents for NYC Department of Buildings and Landmarks Preservation Commission filings.

Assist in the production of architectural plans, details, and specifications


Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Suite programs, Rhino and rendering programs.

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in drafting and preparation of construction documents

Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture required, Masters Degree in Historic Preservation preferred 

Certified Passive House Designer preferred but not required  


Henson Architecture offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) retirement plan with company match and health coverage. Opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Continuing educational opportunities. We hire carefully for the long term. Compensation commensurate with skills, background and experience.


Please email Include a resume, cover letter and selected work samples (under 8mb). Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to bring their full portfolios and references.

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