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Architectural Designer - 4 positions

Company: NYC Parks
Location: New York
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Architectural Designer - 4 positions NYC Parks is an award-winning city agency that designs, builds, and preserves public spaces for New Yorkers. NYC Parks cares for 14% of the land in New York City, diverse array of structures sits on these public spaces including recreation centers, sporting facilities, historic houses, pool facilities, nature centers, marinas and comfort stations. NYC Parks offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package, including pension, excellent health benefits, competitive vacation/sick days and a healthy work-life balance. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIESUnder general supervision, prepare construction drawings and specifications for the reconstruction of existing NYC Parks building facilities and construction of new facilities.Provide construction administration support including submittal review and design solutions to unexpected field conditions.Develop requests for proposals to obtain architectural, engineering or construction management consultant services.Manage consultants to ensure contract compliance including meeting project budget and schedule. Coordinate other Agency reviews such as landscape architectural design and engineering trades.Utilizing AutoCAD and other software, prepare and /or supervise the preparation of contract drawings and specifications.Coordinate with in-house or consultant engineers to produce comprehensive design solutions.Investigate and document existing building conditions.Generate detailed project estimates and research potential products and materials for specification.Manage project to meet budget and schedule restrictions.Lead scoping meetings with project stakeholders to identify project goals.Liaise with project stakeholders to keep them apprised of progress.Coordinate with the budget, accounting and legal units to ensure efficient bidding and contract registration.Actively contribute to the Architecture Unit's development of production standards and systems. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA baccalaureate degree in architecture from an accredited college and two (2) years of full-time experience in planning, design, research, investigations and/or studies related to urban design development programs; orEducation and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above. However, a baccalaureate degree in architecture is required of all candidates. Graduate work leading to an advanced degree in architecture, urban design or city planning may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis. Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam, or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service. New York City residency required within 90 days of hire for all other candidates. PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONSLEED Certification or a strong knowledge of sustainable and universal design principles.Strong skills in Photoshop, PowerPoint and experience utilizing SketchUp or an alternate 3D rendering a plus.At least one year leading a multidisciplinary team of professionals or experience managing consultant contracts.Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.Valid New York State driver's license.Valid New York State License to practice architecture or engineering.Ability to work independently and efficiently.Demonstrated ability to manage multiple substantial architectural projects.Experience with public speaking and leading meetings. Salary: $67,757 - $77,921 plus excellent benefits Work Location: Olmsted Center, Queens Apply by 9/30/2022 For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careersGo to nyc.gov/careers/searchSearch for Job ID#: 548726 References will be required upon request. For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parks THE CITY OF NEW YORK IS AN INCLUSIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO RECRUITING AND RETAINING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE AND PROVIDING A WORK ENVIRONMENT THAT IS FREE FROM DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT BASED UPON ANY LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS OR PROTECTED CHARACTERISTIC, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO AN INDIVIDUAL'S SEX, RACE, COLOR, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, RELIGION, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, VETERAN STATUS, GENDER IDENTITY, OR PREGNANCY. TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICE FOR THE DEAF: (212) 504-4115

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