Sr. Project Architect - Healthcare

Location: New York
Job Code: 637



NBBJ is guided by a vision to design for life. We are an award-winning global design and architecture firm, a creative company fueled by ideas, and a place where everyone is empowered to contribute to creating a better practice. Recognized as one of the world’s most innovative architecture firms by Fast Company, we have partnered with some of the world’s leading companies and institutions—Google, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Stanford University and Massachusetts General Hospital, among many others—to set new standards for performance, organizational culture, health and wellness, and technology- and data-driven design.


This is an excellent opportunity for you to join NBBJ New York in a Senior Project Architect role.

The Project Architect we seek is someone who has worked on large, complex healthcare projects involving client contact and leadership responsibilities. The Sr. Project Architect will perform architectural design and development work for projects involving construction of new buildings and the alteration of existing buildings and facilities. The successful candidate must be flexible and willing to work with a high-performing team to support other services when the need arises.

Your New Role:

  • Working collaboratively with designers, consultants, contractors and owner to achieve mutual project goals

  • Engaging in ongoing coordination with engineering disciplines and design-assist subcontractors

  • Reviewing and monitoring of performance mock-up

  • Responding to Requests for Information (RFIs)

  • Reviewing and coordinating submittals and shop drawings

  • Coordinating and detailing technical solutions regarding design, fabrication and installation

  • Assisting and leading the effort to prepare Change Order documents and seeking approvals

  • Monitoring installation and performing completion reviews

  • Interfacing with State Hospital inspectors concerning code compliance

  • Interfacing with Owner-provided inspectors concerning quality control

What you will need to Succeed:

  • 15+ years of experience in Architecture

  • Bachelor of Architecture degree required; Master of Architecture preferred

  • Licensed Architect L

  • LEED accreditation or within 18 months of hire

  • Experience providing Construction Administration services on a large-scale healthcare project

  • Familiar with building codes and tested life safety features

  • Experience with exterior envelope systems from design through construction completion; high-rise experience is beneficial

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proactive approach to timely problem solving is a must

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • User of AutoDesk Revit Architecture required

  • Adobe CS4, Sketchup, 3DStudio Max and/or Form Z a plus

  • Ability to work within a highly collaborative team environment


Please visit our Career Center to apply on-line:

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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