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Senior Architect, Design & Investigation, NY License required

Company: GEI Consultants Inc
Location: New York
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Job Description:

GEI Consultants, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #102 in the ENR top 500 (2017). We serve hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries.

GEI, a privately held employee owned company, was founded nearly 50 years ago by five engineering pioneers. GEI now consists of over 800 employees in multiple offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our core solutions in water, energy, buildings, infrastructure and industrial. Our technical experts are some of the most innovative and leading subject matter experts in their respective fields. We continue to grow and expand in our solutions, expertise and geography to ensure we can continue providing valuable solutions to our clients.

Our culture is one where we encourage employees to respectfully and thoughtfully challenge current practices for continual improvement. We believe this constructive engagement helps us evolve in an ever-changing business environment and will strengthen our organization in the future. Our practices reflect our commitment to a collaborative teaming approach, encouraging diverse perspectives which lead to innovation and value added solutions that fuel our success. Our committed employees work hard for our clients and in support of one another. In return we invest in a culture with engaging learning and career development opportunities, a competitive total rewards package, recognition, and the opportunity for some fun along the way.

Job Summary:

GEI s New York office is seeking a Sr Architect for an immediate need. The Sr Architect is a strategic role for GEI and will provide vision, direction, and leadership for all aspects of architectural services in New York, and other locations, based on project needs. In this role, the selected candidate will have an opportunity to expand and grow our various practices while leading high-profile projects, including building envelopes design, failure investigation, NYC FISP inspection and reports, and other exciting work.

Our New York office has a specific focus on professional services in structural design, architectural / facade design, construction administration, testing and instrumentation, evaluation and restoration of building facades / building envelopes, feasibility studies and reports, forensic engineering, structural failure investigation of distressed structures, and litigation support. Our clients include architectural firms, builders, contractors, private clients, and government agencies across the US and overseas.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

Great communication skills

Great with delegation and teamwork

Responsible for producing project documentation

Prepares design drawings, construction drawings and presentation documents

Applies knowledge of architectural principles and practices

Understands sustainable design concepts and able to integrate with work at hand

Applies architectural concepts and designs with the support of more experienced staff

Experience with Autodesk Revit in modeling and project documentation - a plus

Prepares project specifications. Prepare technical reports

Ability to self-direct and self-regulate required

Excellent communication skills required

Responsible for documenting as-built conditions and reviewing repair work on both supported scaffold and suspended scaffold.

70% Office work and 30% field work. (or some variation)

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree in Architecture or equivalent

Licensed Architect in New York ' or another US state with a reciprocity option

Approximately 6 - 10 years US experience in facade rehabilitation, roofing, waterproofing, windows and specifications

Experience with Revit or other specialized design tools - a plus

Able to understand project needs and respond in an efficient and logical manner

The desire to work in a team-based project environment


  • Market-Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More
  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)
  • And More---

    Physical Job Requirements





    Activity Level Throughout Workday Physical Activity Requirements


    (0-35% of day)


    (33-66% of day)


    (67-100% of day)

    Not Applicable Sitting

    X Standing

    X Walking

    X Climbing

    X Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds)

    X Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)

    X Carrying objects

    X Push/pull

    X Twisting

    X Bending

    X Reaching forward

    X Reaching overhead

    X Squat/kneel/crawl

    X Wrist position deviation

    X Pinching/fine motor skills

    X Keyboard use/repetitive motion

    X Taste or smell (taste=never)

    X Talk or hear

    X Accurate 20/40

    Very Accurate 20/20

    Not Applicable Near Vision

    X Far Vision




    Not Applicable Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

    X Sensory Requirements




    Not Applicable Depth perception

    X Hearing


    Environmental Requirements Occupational Exposure Risk Potential

    Reasonably Anticipated

    Not Anticipated

    Blood borne pathogens

    X Chemical

    X Airborne communicable diseases

    X Extreme temperatures

    X Radiation

    X Uneven surfaces or elevations

    X Extreme noise levels

    X Dust/particular matter

    Keywords: GEI Consultants Inc, New York, Senior Architect, Design & Investigation, NY License required, Professions, New York, New York

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