Stantec Project Architect in New York, New York

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

The Project Architect should have a background in Interior Design (Mixed-Use, and/or Multi-Family projects), promote design excellence, possess technical skills to support project work and employ strong communication to lead a multi-disciplinary team. He/she will serve as a main contact for major clients, communicating progress and status as they lead the integrated Stantec design team through the documentation of project work from initial conception to completion. This shall be done in a manner consistent with firm-wide standards for project delivery. Ideal candidates will have aspire to be a Project Manager.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing complex tasks on medium to large size projects.

  • Plans, organizes, and directs the work throughout the life of the project to successfully deliver the project to the client.

  • Keeps the Principal in Charge informed of progress on project expectations, deadlines, and deliverables and understands the limits of the decision-making responsibilities of the role and respects the boundaries of the Principal in Charge’s responsibilities.

  • Leads the client and project team to assure that the project design meets the client budget, schedule, program, and design intent.

  • Assists in the negotiation and development of project agreements.

  • Develops and manages project budget, schedule, and overall work plan to realize target financial performance.

  • Mentors Assistant Project Managers and motivates project teams.

  • Assures that Project Management Framework tasks are timely completed and properly documented.

  • Leads project coordination and owner/site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.

  • Manages and tracks change orders, applications for payment by contractors and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.

  • Directs client invoicing and effectively manages collections.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Thorough understanding of build-outs on large construction projects

  • Employs excellent communication skills while interacting with clients, projects teams, and contractors.

  • Demonstrated experience managing budgets.

  • Must have advanced presentation skills.

  • Takes direction well, however proactively takes appropriate action without requiring continued direction.

  • Effectively manages deadlines and efficiently prioritizes.

  • Effective negotiator and communicator.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Newforma; Prefer experience with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUP.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field & Registered Architect. Minimum of 5-6 years of experience. LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Architect

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Aug 15, 2018, 8:01:53 AM

Req ID: 180001A6