Project Manager (Architecture)

GRADE New York GRADE New York Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, May 23 '24Posted on:
$90,000 annually Pay:

This position requires 4 days in office and candidates must reside within the NYC metro. 

The Project Manager will manage the development and delivery of various projects in coordination with the Studio Directors. They will understand and contribute to the vision and be responsible for client interaction. This role will require a high level of accountability, support and dependability, organization, people and problem-solving skills, design awareness, and industry exposure. This will be a full-time, salaried exempt position.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

• Close collaboration with Partners, Studio Director, and Creative Director during design phases to establish and maintain project vision, goals, and quality.
• Oversee the project architecture and design team during the preparation of coordinated documents from concept design through construction documentation and CA.
• Day-to-day point of contact with the client, responsible for building and maintaining client relations
• Manage correspondence and coordination with clients, vendors, consultants, building departments, landlords, construction teams, and other personnel involved in projects.
• Development and tracking of Project Schedule, Staffing, and Work Plan, ensuring all major and minor project milestones are met.
• Financial management of projects including the preparation and tracking of contracts, fees, invoices, scheduling, budgeting, and work assignments of project staff
• Research, analysis, and compliance with governing codes and other applicable national standards, project standards, protocols, and guidelines.
• Assist with staff development and mentoring.
• Oversee the preparation of reports and presentations for client meetings.
• Manage the development of architectural specifications.
• Develop project-specific construction details that meet all design, performance, and code requirements.
• Monitor the progress of all construction phases in compliance with design drawings and deadlines
• Analyze construction bids received from contractors.
• Oversee and perform Construction Administration duties such as reviewing submittals, responding to RFIs, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Architecture or related field
  • Minimum 6+ years of professional experience working on related project type or 5 years working with GRADE
  • Ability to interpret construction data, engineering calculations and drawings, and building codes.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects or accounts with diligence and commitment.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Rhino, Photoshop & InDesign required.
  • Basic knowledge of Revit and SketchUp is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel) and Google Suite
  • Must be able to multitask and work with a sense of urgency. 
  • Highly organized with acute attention to detail
  • Ability to accept directions and work well in a team.
  • Must possess strong time management skills.
  • Ability to handle the pressure of tight deadlines.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Supervisory Responsibility: 
This is a supervisory position. This role will have one or more direct reports.

Work Environment: 
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. This job is in an open space office environment with considerable background noise and disturbances. 

Physical Demands: 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen. This is largely a sedentary role. This role would require the ability to lift and organize materials, and files, open filing cabinets and occasionally bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Other regular physical demands include standing, sitting, walking, stooping, repetitive motion, lifting not more than 15 pounds, reaching, and typing. 

Work Authorization: 
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without needing sponsorship at the time of hiring or in the future. Exceptions for sponsorship must be authorized by senior management.

Office Hours:
General business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM. The ability to work beyond these regular hours may occasionally be needed to meet the demands of the business.

There is minimal travel required for this position. 

ADA/EEO Statement: 
The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) will be provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status. In addition, all applicable federal, State, and local law requirements will govern nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status is explicitly prohibited. Violation of company policies and procedures or code of conduct, including inability to perform the job duties adequately may result in discipline up to and including discharge. 

At-Will Employment: 
Your employment is at-will and either party can terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without cause and with or without notice. This job is not a contract. In this role, you will be expected to carry out the duties and responsibilities described in the enclosed job description, which is periodically updated to reflect business needs. This job description has been approved by management

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