Project Architect

CSA Group Architects & Engineers CSA Group Architects & Engineers Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Mar 10 '22Posted on:

CSA is looking for a thoughtful and self-motivated Project Architect to join our team. The Project Architect will be responsible for leading the day-to-day management of 2-3 architectural projects and production of design work from schematic design to contract documents and construction administration. The ideal candidate must have good communication skills, be hands-on and open-minded, and have a desire to work in teams with multiple designers and engineers. Primary responsibilities will include leading the production of client deliverables from design to construction documents phases and overseeing the work of other design staff assigned to the project.

Project Architect will closely work with a project manager and architectural discipline manager who is responsible for overall quality control.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare all project administrative reports, including work plans and progress check-in meetings with a program manager and/ or discipline manager
  • Manage the duties of 2-3 Designers in the execution of all aspects of project work
  • At project start-up, synthesize initial project information to establish project work scope, schedule and budget objectives and to document clear work plans for each project team member
  • Complete required deliverables according to the schedule of completion for each project phase
  • Coordinate design development and contract documentation, including specifications selections and FF&E as necessary
  • Produce all drawing sets issued for Permitting, Pricing, and Construction during the CD phase and shop drawing submittals review during the CA phase


  • Licensed Architect with minimum 8 years of post graduate professional experience
    Experience working on and leading 2-3 projects at once through SD > DD > CD
  • Active New York State Registration (in good standing) preferred
  • Licensed Architect with minimum 10 years of post graduate professional experience
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills. Experience and skills in managing and leading the work of others
  • Fluency in drafting with AutoCAD and Revit
  • Detail oriented and ability to produce technical documents from start to finish
  • Experience with NYC DOB Code Requirements including application approvals, inspections and sign-off
  • Experience in Public review process (including Landmarks Preservation Commission review), and other regulatory agency reviews
  • Experience in Engineering Consultant Coordination and review of technical documentation (MEP, Structural, Geotechnical, Civil)
  • Committed to becoming an active participant in the CSA culture

As a "Full Service Project Delivery and Program Management Company" CSA Group strives to offer our clients a level of quality that is second to none in our industry. Whether it's through our product, service, or our professional staff, our goal is simple; to transform your project needs into reality.

We have a strong engineering and architectural design history with Project Delivery services that extend from Feasibility Studies through project Commissioning, Maintenance and Operations to our extensive Fund Management Consulting practice... we're here throughout the life of your projects, and as a total service provider for public and private sector clients within the facilities, infrastructure, and transportation industries, we truly are a one-stop-shop.

CSA Group is consistently ranked by Engineering News Record (ENR) among the Top 500 Design Firms, and among the Top 50 Program Management Firms in the U.S.

It is CSA policy to hire, train, promote, compensate, transfer and administer all employment practices without unlawfully discriminating on the basis of sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), race, age, creed (religion), color, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, national origin, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.


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