Junior Project Manager

New York, NY
Katz Architecture
katzarch.com

Katz Architecture is seeking an ambitious, energetic Junior Project Manager to join our Building Management Support Team. This division provides architectural and technical consulting services to property management companies, coop and condo boards and building owners.

Our ideal candidate is an enthusiastic team player, interested in the technical aspects of renovation and excited about architectural preservation in NYC.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication and organizational skills with 3 to 7 years’ experience. This is a junior project management role with wide responsibility and growth potential in a stimulating, fast paced, and fun office.

Katz Architecture is a 10-person architecture and design firm located in Chelsea. We specialize in design, restoration, preservation and the maintenance of pre-war buildings. We serve as Building Architects for a variety of landmark buildings including brownstones, multifamily residences, museums, foundations, coops and condominiums. We are recognized for both quality design and technical expertise.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Interact with Building Management companies, Coop and Condo Boards to review residential renovation plans for adherence to NYC Building Codes.
Visit job sites for building ownership to review jobs under construction
Develop written reviews and building assessment reports
Work closely with senior staff to answer building code questions and develop technical details
Assist in the development of construction document packages for the maintenance and preservation of a variety of building types
Coordinate the work of outside consultants
Produce presentation packages, spearhead and coordinate submissions to municipal agencies including the NYC Department of Buildings, Landmarks Preservation Commission and Department of Transportation
Research code and zoning as required to develop design solutions
Develop exterior facade and roofing details for new construction and restoration projects
Obtain bids and level pricing
Review shop drawings and submittals
Attend construction meetings
Qualifications and Requirements

Excellent communication skills
Superb organizational skills
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Professional degree in Architecture
3 - 7 years’ experience in construction and/or in the office of a registered architect
Technical knowledge of construction
Ability to analyze, simplify and resolve problems
Advanced comfort and proficiency in AutoCAD
Ability to communicate effectively with all members of design and construction team
Friendly, outgoing personality with exemplary verbal and written communication in English
Must be legally able to work in the US
Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, transit, paid holidays, paid time off, summer hours and weekly happy hours. We also offer a 401k enrollment with profit sharing and annual bonus opportunities. Our firm strives to maintain a healthy work-life balance for our employees. Established in 2002, Katz Architecture is an expanding team made up of enthusiastic, talented, creative individuals dedicated to quality design and exemplary client service.

Please provide a cover letter, resume, work samples and salary requirements to: info@katzarch.com. 

No calls please