Mid-sized NJ Architecture and Engineering firm seeks full time architectural project manager for work on mixed use and multi-family design and construction projects. The architectural project manager will be responsible for overseeing the design, detailing, and construction of projects undertaken by the firm. This team member participates in all stages of the project including preliminary design, planning and approvals, construction documents, and construction phase administration. The candidate should have a particular sense and care for architectural design and detailing, building code compliance, project time management, budget, team management, and technical quality of the products and services rendered. As the firm’s service offerings include full project engineering, this team member will be expected to coordinate their work with the other members of the engineering team(s) and should have an understanding of building and structural systems.
The architectural project manager shall be responsible to effectively execute various tasks and responsibilities including but not limited to the following:
Analysis of project context, building materials, and precedents.
Conceptual and preliminary design of building in plan, section, and elevation.
3D visualization of design concepts through various mediums including but not limited to hand sketching, computerized renderings, and physical models.
Project site planning, zoning/local code analysis and application.
Building Code analysis and application including but not limited to The International Building Code NJ Edition, The International Residential Code NJ Edition, ANSI A117.1-2003, and the NJ Barrier Free Subcode.
Designs and details architectural systems and components multi-family, mixed-use buildings and commercial including building envelope and interiors.
Reads and interprets drawings, technical documentation, schematics, and computer-generated reports/information.
Attends meetings with owners, clients, or consultants as needed.
Assists staff in the development of technical documentation, proposals, and presentations to clients.
Assists the design team in the coordination of project designs with other disciplines.
Assists in the design, drawing, and implementation of in house engineering as required (C,S,M,E,P)
Communicates design requirements with contractors and clients to determine project scope and feasibility.
Executes specific architectural studies and design analyses using industry software.
Accompanies staff in performing project job site visits during construction to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications, owner expectations, and building codes.
Learns to understand company technical policies and procedures during the execution of projects for clients.
Assists in developing the design of projects using drafting tools, equipment, and software.
Assists and performs activities inside and outside the organization consistent with ethical standards described in the company handbook.
Actively attends in-house training sessions to obtain knowledge in necessary technical areas
Under supervision, performs and documents engineering calculations and system design functions.
B.S. degree in Architecture
3 to 5 years experience with another architecture or engineering firm. Experience with mixed use and/or multi-family projects a plus.
Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Microsoft Office Suite, and the Adobe Design Suite.
Autodesk Revit experience a plus.
A demonstrated ability to learn the basics of design and analyses within his/her discipline.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Knowledge of building codes, standards, structures, systems, construction materials, and specifications.
Excellent communication and strong organizational skills.
Strong leadership abilities and the ability to manage team assignments.
Inglese Architecture + Engineering was founded in 1988 by John C. Inglese AIA, PE. The firm’s extensive architectural, design, and engineering experience extends to a diverse range of typologies including mixed-use, affordable housing, market rate housing, and municipal projects throughout the New Jersey area. With a solid understanding of New Jersey’s local communities and their needs, Inglese is... committed to designing buildings and homes that add to what makes each neighborhood distinct.
Complementing our broad portfolio, we take great pride in our role participating in the history and sustainability of the affordable housing process. Repeatedly winning the Governor’s award for Excellence in Affordable Housing, we are committed to advancing housing as a vital need in New Jersey’s inner city areas as well as promoting high performance and energy efficient design, construction, and commissioning practices. We bring our core design principles to the affordable housing market, integrating exceptional design into the existing framework of communities, ultimately enhancing the market value and appeal of neighborhoods. With a keen eye for the existing fabric of communities, our work includes modern cutting edge design as well as full historic rehabilitation and adaptive reuse.
As a full-service architectural and engineering firm, our service offerings include civil, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering, allowing our teams to hold close control of the various components of each project. This integrated structure results in seamless project management from design conception through construction completion. The firm also works collaboratively, providing architectural and engineering consulting to other architectural firms, developers, and planners.