We're Urban Architecture LLC, an architectural & civil engineering firm, and Manhattan Building Company (MBC), a leading developer-builder, two award-winning firms headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, with decades-long track records in mid & high rise, high end commercial and residential projects.
We're continuing to develop mid / high rise, luxury steel and concrete residential / mixed use buildings, upgraded roads, sidewalks, streetscapes and parks in an historic Jersey City neighborhood—with future projects already ‘on the boards’.
WHO WE'RE HIRING...
An Architectural Designer / Detailer with 5 to 10 years' professional employment experience preparing, producing, detailing mid / high rise architectural documents and files, and to a lesser but important degree, able to work with civil engineering drawings with our civil engineer.
--Must currently live in or within reasonable Jersey City, NJ commute (North NJ / NYC metro area), relocations cannot be considered.
--Bachelor’s degree from an accredited architectural program.
--5 to 8 years’ experience working on all aspects of residential and mixed-use architectural / construction drawings, associated documents and files e.g. floor plans, layouts, wall elevations, schedules, shop and coordination drawings, etc.
--Familiar, comfortable working with civil engineering drawings when needed.
--Strong AutoCAD and Microsoft Office proficiency and a ‘plus’ for 3D modeling software experience.
--Strong knowledge of building and accessibility codes, and MEP / FP trades coordination.
--Friendly personality; organized; calm under tight deadlines; prefer working alongside/assisting others rather than alone; good written communication skills.
--Candidates invited to interview must bring samples of varied drawings & documents prepared by candidate him/herself.
THE OPPORTUNITY & BENEFITS...
--Long term career opportunity: years of work in process with future projects already ‘on the boards’.
--Professional development by managers and peers, frequent industry ‘lunch & learns’, office adjacent to construction site for interaction with construction managers and real world participation in the field.
--Competitive salary based on years of experience & skills.
--Health insurance, 401K; paid personal days and vacation.
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About Urban Architecture LLC & Manhattan Building Company
Urban Architecture LLC, an architectural & civil engineering firm and Manhattan Building Company (MBC), a leading, award-winning area developer/builder with 35 year track record in Hudson County NJ, have partnered in the continued development of mid / high rise, steel & concrete, luxury residential / mixed use buildings, as well as upgraded roads, sidewalks, streetscapes and parks in an historic Jersey City NJ neighborhood dubbed "Soho West: South of Hoboken, West of Manhattan."
Ron Russell, Urban's award-winning Lead Architect has led dozens of residential and commercial New York-New Jersey projects for decades. He leads a team comprised of an Architectural Designer/Manager, Civil Engineer, Draftspersons and Project Coordinator, working closely with our Construction Executive, a 25 year Tishman Construction veteran.
Ron is partnered with Sanford Weiss, President of MBC, leading the firm's construction, financial and legal teams working side-by-side with the Urban team.