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2.19.2021

Gensler is one of the world’s leading architecture, design, and planning firms, with staff in locations around the world. No client is too small or too large. Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for innovation and enduring success. Our integrated sustainability delivery model provides complete sustainable design services including, strategic visioning, energy and daylighting analysis, and third-party certification coordination.

 

Job Captain – Critical Facilities:

As a Gensler Job Captain in our New York office, your job is to combine creativity and technical knowledge with business skills and understanding to produce functionally beautiful spaces for clients. It’s your job to collaborate with a team of architects and designers to deliver unparalleled architectural projects. will leverage your technical acumen and Revit skills to drive client projects from concept through build in a collaborative team. Your role is critical in the design and delivery of world-class Data Centers and other Critical Facilities projects. Learn more HERE.

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Brandon Haw Architecture (BHA) is an international architecture and planning firm based in New York City with ongoing projects including residential communities, mixed-use developments, commercial and educational facilities. Please visit our website (www.brandonhawarch.com) for more information.

 

We are currently seeking a Junior Architectural Designer.

 

The ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Master or Bachelor of Architecture degree program or related combination.

  • 0-2 years experience

  • 0-2 years Revit/BIM experience in a collaborative workplace setting is required.

  • Strong skills and talent in Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino modeling

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and preparation of presentation materials

  • Strong skills in 3D printing / CNC Model preparation would be preferable

  • Strong skills in Autodesk Cloud Rendering / Vray rendering

  • Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through

  • Strong verbal, written and graphic communication, organizational and collaborative skills

  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently and in a team environment to coordinate with other design professionals

  • Commitment to their own professional growth

 

We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees. We also offer the opportunity to participate in a 401k plan.

 

Non-local candidates will be considered. However, BHA will not offer relocation benefits for this position. To apply, click HERE.

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At Gilbane we're building more than buildings, we're helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth-generation family business we've built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees' education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people's lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like a member of the family - you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

 

We are a Federal Contractor and Affirmative Action Employer.

 

Below you will find the positions for which we are currently seeking qualified candidates.

 

SCA - Support Assistant I:

The Support Assistant is responsible for helping to maintain organization in a construction management environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Greeting visitors

  • Ordering office supplies

  • Organizing meetings

  • Administrative support of office functions.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills are required.

  • Qualifications

 

Experience/Education:

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree

  • 1 - 3 years of relevant experience

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

The candidate should be a team player with exceptional organizational, computer, and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees' education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.

 

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

Apply HERE.

2.12.2021

Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC, is an award-winning firm with a focus on multi-family residential design, sustainable urban revitalization, and mixed-use projects. The firm is seeking talented individuals for the following full-time roles.

 

Renovation/Rehab Project Architect
Qualifications:

 

  • Interest in moderate to substantial rehabilitation of existing multi-family residential buildings to preserve NYC Affordable/Supportive housing stock and to reduce the carbon footprint

  • Licensed Architect or working towards licensure

  • 4 to 8 years of experience in design coordination and construction administration in renovation and new multi-family buildings

  • Knowledge and experience in construction documents and consultant coordination

  • Strong communication, collaboration and leadership skills

  • Knowledge of NYC zoning and current and older codes strongly preferred

  • Excellent digital presentation skills, strong problem solving ability and good design sense

  •  Proficiency in both Revit and AutoCAD required

Project Architect  

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Architect or working towards licensure

  • 4 to 8 years of experience in design coordination and construction administration 

  • Knowledge and experience in construction documents and consultant coordination

  • Strong communication, collaboration, and leadership skills

  • Knowledge of NYC zoning and codes strongly preferred

  • Excellent digital presentation skills and design sense

  • Proficiency in Revit required

  • Interest in mixed-use projects, affordable housing, and sustainable community development


We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision insurance with HSA, life and LTD insurance, 401(k) with matching contributions, annual bonus, PTO and excellent professional development programs.
 
Email cover letter w/salary requirements, resume, and limited work samples in one 5MB pdf to: Lisa Rondon: lrondon(at)maparchitects.com. No calls please.

 

2.01.2021

Ike Kligerman Barkley is seeing an intermediate level architect to join our Midtown Manhattan office, though the candidate will be working from home remotely at this time due to Covid-19 precautions.
 
About the firm:
An award-winning design-focused architecture firm with offices in Manhattan and San Francisco specializing in high end residential hopes in the US and abroad. While rooted in history, our work is modern in its taut detailing and glassy expanses, and often a touch of whimsy. We employ hand illustration to cutting edge technologies in our process.
 
About the role:
The candidate will participate in all phases of the architectural process, technical planning, detailing and producing high quality working drawings from design inception through construction.
 
Responsibilities will include:

  • Producing architectural drawings, documentation and other deliverables compliant with codes, project requirements, and permits

  • Communicating with the project team, consultants, and contractors to ensure proper coordination

  • Attending job-site meetings, issuing supplemental instructions
    and responding to request for information

  • Preparing materials, drawings, and models for Client and agency presentations

 
Job Requirements:

  • Must have 3 or more years’ experience with single-family
    residential projects

  • Passion for design and attention to detail

  • Exceptional production skills and ability to meet deadlines

  • Proficiency in Revit and Adobe Suite required.

  • Lumion, Rhino, and Grasshopper skills a plus

  • Problem solver who can work independently on multiple projects, anticipate needs, facilitate decision making, and enjoys working collaboratively

 
Please send cover letter, resume, and work samples HERE.

 

1.23.2021

Gensler is one of the world’s leading architecture, design and planning firms, with staff in locations around the world. No client is too small or too large. Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for innovation and enduring success. Our integrated sustainability delivery model provides complete sustainable design services including, strategic visioning, energy and daylighting analysis, and third-party certification coordination.
 
Sustainability Strategist -
As a Sustainability Strategist at Gensler, you will work with a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence. The Sustainability Specialist will join the Northeast Sustainability Consulting team in providing turn-key sustainability support to clients and project teams from marketing through post-occupancy. Learn more HERE.

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Regional Plan Association is seeking a self-motivated, hard working, dynamic individual for the position of Associate, NJ Advocacy. The Associate will report to the Senior Vice President, State Programs and Advocacy and work closely with NJ Director and Advocacy Campaign Manager.

 

The Associate will build support for RPA’s proposals and form alliances with external stakeholders on a range of urban planning issues including housing, transportation, sustainability and resiliency. The work will be focused in New Jersey with a particular focus on public transit policy and funding and proposals to expand housing options in neighborhoods zoned for single family homes.


We are looking for someone who shares our passion for fostering equitable, healthy, sustainable cities and communities. We encourage a challenging, collaborative and fun work environment. We also believe in work-life balance. Apply HERE.  

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At Gilbane we're building more than buildings, we're helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we've built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees' education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people's lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like a member of the family - you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

 

We are a Federal Contractor and Affirmative Action Employer.

Below you will find the positions for which we are currently seeking qualified candidates.

 

Sr Transition Project Manager, Hackensack, NJ -

The Senior Transition Project Manager is responsible for the implementation and tactical execution of all project activities on a large, complex transition project, either individually or through supervision of less senior project staff. Qualifications include: BS or MS degree in logistics or related field, 5-7 years of project management experience, including 1-2 years of consulting experience, Or equivalent combination of education and experience. Apply HERE.

 

Senior Internal Auditor, New York, NY - 

The Senior Internal Auditor plans and executes audits in accordance with accepted professional standards, and directs the activities of Internal Auditors. Qualifications include: BS degree in Business, Finance or related field, 4+ years of business and audit experience. Construction, real estate or similar industry experience preferred, Federal government compliance experience a plus. Apply HERE.

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POINTCORE is an innovative construction management services company that was established with the mission to provide Healthcare Sector clients with the level of informative professional services they deserve. Our team approaches every project with the sole focus of providing our

clients with the highest level of detailed project information and solutions possible. We operate transparently and communicate proactively, thereby enabling our clients to have a level of knowledge and input into their construction projects that is unprecedented in the industry.

Director of Healthcare Architecture

Provide leadership and direction to a design group responsible for designing healthcare workplace spaces including master planning for new healthcare facilities, additions, and remodels. Research new technologies, trends and innovative best practices in healthcare design and construction. Coach and mentor a very talented healthcare design group with a solid client base as a foundation for growth. As a collaborative team member, you will work closely with others on the leadership team to plan and develop healthcare projects. This opportunity is based in Peoria, IL. Learn more HERE.

Senior Healthcare Project Architect

Participate in and lead projects from design conception through construction administration for the healthcare industry. This position simultaneously drives forward architectural designs as well as focuses

on the management of projects. Responsible for small projects and lead key phases of larger scale work alongside fellow Project Architects and Interior Designers. Daily duties include, but are not limited to: lead

presentations for clients or city review boards, organize team tasks and provide guidance to junior staff, produce design development and construction documentation as well as schematic level studies using

both hand sketch and graphic programs. This opportunity is based in Peoria, IL. Learn more HERE.

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East Coast Executives the leader in Diversity Recruitment has partnered with a leading real estate investment trust (REIT) to identify a Director of Architecture and Interiors based in Philadelphia, PA.

 

The Director of Architecture and Interiors will lead design and space planning efforts with a focus on tenant fit out and commercial interior projects.  The Director will oversee in-house space planners while managing the preparation of construction documents for bid and permitting on managed commercial interior projects. The Director will also work with Construction and Development staff on the design efforts related to capital improvements and new base building projects and coordinate the development of new Building Standards for all managed properties. For a complete position description visit HERE.

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On Olive - Unique Architectural Residential Design Competition

This is a solicitation for design proposals from Black emerging architects or design professionals for the design and construction of a single-family residence as a part of an exciting collaborative residential development, On Olive.
 
On Olive is located in the Grand Center area of St. Louis. The project is conceived to represent the work of some of the best architects and design professionals practicing today but also to sell market-rate homes to middle-market buyers.
 
The overall development comprises almost two city blocks and already has residential properties under development by Tatiana Bilbao Estudio, MOS, Macias Peredo, Productora and Michael Maltzan. Display homes on the south side of Olive Street by four of these architects will be completed by early 2021.
 
The compensation for the winner will be $30,000 to take the house through schematics, and the house will be built. The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2021. For full information on both the project and the competition go to HERE.

12.11.2020

Delson or Sherman Architects is a Brooklyn design firm founded in 1999 by Perla Delson and Jeff Sherman.  Widely published for its modern additions to historic buildings, the firm’s portfolio combines clean, understated detail with careful space planning.  We have a reputation for innovative design, meticulous bid documents, and rigorous involvement during construction.


Delson or Sherman Architects is looking for a Project Architect with at least five years of experience to join our firm.  We are seeking a creative, organized, and enthusiastic professional to manage every aspect of multiple projects--from conceptual design to code analysis, and from product research to construction contract administration.  Successful candidates must be thorough, proactive, and detail oriented.  They must demonstrate an ability to invest their design sensibility in all facets of their work. 

 

Learn more HERE

2.19.2021

At Union Studio, we believe that the future of the architecture and planning profession is brightest when it expands to include and reflect the vast diversity in our society. We recognize that there has been progressing in developing a more diverse pipeline of designers, but we also know that there is still a long way to go to have true representation in the profession. To support the career development of underrepresented, minority, and LGBTQIA+ design professionals, Union Studio created United in Design: a scholarship program that provides the awardee with:

 

  • $2,500 academic scholarship paid directly to their current academic institution

  • Paid summer internship opportunity for 10-weeks at Union Studio in Providence, Rhode Island

  • $2,500 for housing assistance in Providence during the 10-week internship

  • Mentor for AXP (NCARB Architectural Experience Program) within the firm
     

We hope that you will help us promote this opportunity by distributing the information about United in Design to your members. Please find attached images that can be used in your newsletters and on your social media channels.

 

The full application instructions and additional program information are available online HERE. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2021.

 

We are excited to support the next generation of architecture and planning professionals and help create a more diverse and inclusive profession.

1.9.2021

Design BPL's Next Library Card!
This summer, Brooklyn Public Library will release a limited-edition library card celebrating Black American culture and history, in partnership with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Brooklyn's Community Boards. The card will be released as part of BPL's Juneteenth 2021 celebrations, the first year this holiday will be recognized as a City, State and public school holiday.

From January 4–31, artists ages 13 and up are invited to submit designs; the selected design will receive a $2,000 stipend. Want to learn more about this project? Attend our virtual information session! Learn more and submit art HERE.

06.30.2020

The Urban Design Forum is reorienting this year's Forefront Fellowship, Cooperative Works, to focus on a just economic recovery from the pandemic. In partnership with the Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives and the Mayor's Office of M/WBE, Fellows will investigate inclusive workforce and business development strategies for the emerging building energy retrofit market. In the second phase, Fellows will explore how to support minority-owned businesses and workers of color, expand worker cooperatives, and democratize economic resources to build a more inclusive economy. 

 

Forefront is a 10-month, part-time professional development program; most Fellows participate in addition to their full-time job. The program will convene in a hybrid digital and in-person format beginning in September. 

 

Would you be able to share the updated opportunity with colleagues in the NYCOBA network? The updated application for Cooperative Works is available HERE, and we are hosting an info session next Tuesday, June 23, 6:30-7:30pm for anyone interested in learning more. The application deadline is July 22.

 

03.01.2020

Each year the NYC School Construction Authority offers a Summer Internship Program (“SIP”) for 125 college-bound NYC public high school students. SIP is designed to provide students with exposure to a wide range of careers within the public and private sectors. This is accomplished through a paid, six-week internship at the SCA or with one of our business partners throughout New York City. 

 

Students recommended for SIP are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria:

 

1.  Be a New York City public high school student;

2.  Have an interest in one or more of the following career interest areas: architecture, engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, structural and or environmental), construction management, business, information technology, real estate and or public administration;

3.  Have a grade point average of 80 or higher;

4.  Be available to work full time from July 6 -August 14, 2020; and

5.  Be able to provide original proof of authorization to work in the United States during the SIP registration process during the first week in June at the SCA: this includes original unexpired I-9 documentation and original age appropriate working papers (for those born after July 6, 2002).

 

In order to be considered for SIP, the following application materials must be submitted to SIP by March 6, 2020.

 

1.  Completed online SIP application,

2.  Current resume,

3.  Complete official high school transcript, and

4.  Recommendation form (see attached form)

 

Students are asked to upload their resume as well as their transcript (as a PDF document) to their online application; they may ask their school counselors to send their transcript to SIP electronically. The recommendation form is to be completed by a teacher or guidance counselor and returned directly to SIP electronically. If students have any difficulties, they may contact SIP at SCAINTERNSHIPS@nycsca.org. Students will be notified of the selection decisions for the SIP interview process by email by March 20. Interviews will be held during the NYC DOE Spring break from April 13-17, 2020, at the SCA. Students will be notified of the selection decisions for the program by May 11. Students selected either to interview and/or for SIP will receive a Doodle Poll invite by email asking them to register for these events.

 

The link to the applicant login for the Summer Intern 2020 position is available on the Summer Internship Page on the SCA website at http:///www.nycsca.org; Click Careers-Internships-Summer Internship Program.  

 

Key Dates:

 

1.  Application Deadline: March 6

2.  Notification of selection decision for the interview process: March 20

3.  Interviews at the SCA offices in Long Island City: April 13-17

4.  Notification of selection decision for the program: May 11

5.  Registration for selected students with the SCA’s human resources department: June 1-4

 

LEARN MORE HERE

02.04.2020

DDC’s Summer Internship Program is an opportunity for a select group of students to gain valuable experience in the architecture, engineering, design, and construction management professions within the public sector. Students will gain hands-on technical experience through specific field assignments and a mentoring relationship with senior-level
technical staff.

The Department of Design and Construction (DDC) serves as the City’s primary capital construction project manager. They build many of the civic facilities New Yorkers use every day

 

LEARN MORE HERE

2.25.19

To support the career development of under-represented, minority, and LGBTQ+ design professionals, Union Studio has launched United in Design, a scholarship program that provides the awardee with:

 

  • $2,500 academic scholarship paid directly to their current academic institution

  • Paid summer internship opportunity for 10-weeks at Union Studio in Providence, Rhode Island

  • Housing in Providence for the duration of the internship period

  • Mentor for AXP (NCARB Architectural Experience Program) within the firm

Online applications must be completed by March 6, 2019

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