Architect with Cladding Expertise

AAI Architects, P.C. AAI Architects, P.C. Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Apr 6 '22Posted on:

AAI Architects, P.C., New York, NY ( is searching for Architects with 7 Years’ Experience. This is an exciting opportunity to work on world-renowned large and prestigious projects that transform our built environment. AAI often teams with other architectural firms to collaborate in the delivery of projects. We collaborate with many Pritzker Architecture Prize winners and similar-caliber leading design architects, which gives you an opportunity to experience how a variety of architectural firms approach the design process. We have a strong mentorship program and you will have an opportunity to interact with consultants and gain valuable design, construction, and client-related experience. Candidates have the opportunity for long-term growth and leadership. We offer a stimulating, collaborative working environment.

AAI has a diverse group of architects from many backgrounds. You can be a professional with us and still be you. We value the talents and perspectives you bring to our office. We believe that diverse perspectives enhance innovation and that a great professional can be anyone and can come from anywhere. Diversity, inclusion, and access to opportunity are essential to our path forward.

 This position has opportunity for long-term growth and leadership with our firm.  AAI has a generous benefits package and salaries.

Architect with Cladding Expertise

Our New York office is seeking an experienced Cladding Manager with an architectural background to lead cladding coordination in our prestigious projects. This is a permanent full-time role.

To be considered, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in large-scale commercial development with complex cladding systems
  • Provide strong technical/construction methodology and detailing support
  • Experience delivering unique building envelope construction (facades, roofing and waterproofing) document packages that satisfy both the aesthetic and technical needs of a project
  • Have experience, as a cladding lead, in coordination with other trades such as Structure and MEP
  • The ability to produce high quality coordinated working drawings, coupled with solid Revit skills, is essential
  • Understanding of NYC Building Code and NY Energy Conservation Code
  • Experience with complex geometry is desired

Duties involved in the position include:                         

  • Leading the coordination with the Design Architects and providing guidance on technical and building code related matters, and working to distill the critical design intent elements
  • Working in a fully digital environment and fluent in Revit use
  • Leading the coordination effort between the consultants, both assessing and incorporating the work of related specialist contractors
  • Communicating with the client, their agents and the general contractor on a daily basis and participating in regular cost analysis and value engineering workshops
  • Producing a set of construction documents for the building envelope based on all of the above
  • Seeing this design through to completion by undertaking the Architect’s Construction Administration scope of services as it relates to the building envelope, including reviewing trade contractor submittals, and participating in periodic site reviews

Adamson and AAI provide architectural services on iconic projects around the world, from our offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Los Angeles, New York, and London. Our firm was established in Toronto in 1934 and has operated continually since that time. Starting in the 1980s, we expanded into the United States, the United Kingdom, and Southeast Asia. Today we operate as an integrated practice that is global in reach.

We offer a full range of architectural, planning, interior, and urban design services to a wide range of clients, in both the private and public sectors. Our portfolio encompasses projects in virtually every market sector – commercial, cultural, hotel and residential, justice, colleges and universities, healthcare, transportation, retail, entertainment, and large-scale, mixed-use developments.

Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application, which should be submitted via the link above. Please include current resume, cover letter and work examples. Attachments/portfolios must not exceed 13 MB. 

Candidates must have a Green Card or be a U.S. Citizen.

Salary commensurate with experience. 




Please contact or apply through our website at https://www.adamson-associates.
Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information
provided in their application to us including current resume, cover
letter and examples of their work. Attachments/portfolios cannot
exceed 13 MB. 

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