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Senior Architect/Job Captain

June 01, 2021

Our New York office has an immediate opening for a Senior Architect/Job Captain.


In this position, you will:

  • Be an effective leader to your team on the development of the project and support the Project Director on the implementation of the project direction.
  • Develop a strong relationship between the Owner, Design Architect and Consultant Team.
  • Manage team resources and schedules according to design, deliverable and construction schedule.
  • Manage development of drawing sets.
  • Participate in the documentation, coordination and review of contract documents from pre-concept to CA phases.
  • Ensure compliance with AAI firm standards, best practices, New York City Building Codes, New York City Energy codes, ADA requirements and all other applicable laws.
  • Coordinate with senior technical staff to provide technical solutions.
  • Support other teams to provide technical solutions, code compliance methods and QAQC support when needed.
  • Coordinate and review consultants’ work to ensure compliance with scope of work, design intent, performance requirements and timely submission of documents.
  • Coordinate with consultants and specification writer to provide required specification sections at each submission milestone.
  • Provide technical guidance of junior staff.
  • Create a strong, collaborative working environment amongst the team.


  • Completion of a five or six-year architectural degree program or Master in Architecture program.
  • 10 years of work experience in large-scale commercial, mixed-use, high-rise residential and institutional projects. Minimum of 3 years in leadership role as Job Captain.
  • Proven experience leading large teams while managing complex large-scale projects.
  • Advanced knowledge of current versions of Revit, AutoCAD and MS-Office.
  • Strong and positive leadership and interpersonal qualities.
  • Detail oriented, efficient, adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities.
  • Strong understanding of New York City building codes.
  • Proven experience in the production of working drawings from schematic design through to construction administration.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the multidisciplinary project development process and team-focused environment, applying in-depth knowledge of building technology and assembly, construction methodology.
  • Have excellent leadership skills coupled with the ability to work in a collaborative environment, producing exemplary work on a daily basis.
  • Understand how to develop a wide range of project types, dealing with project schedule, client demands, building materials, construction techniques, related engineering principles, sustainability strategies, building codes, and assembling construction drawing sets.

A two-hour Revit Assessment will be given to those chosen for an interview.

Salary commensurate with experience.