Stantec System

Senior Architect

Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/9/2018 10:27 AM)
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Architecture & Interior Design

Your Opportunity

Through our architecture and interior design work, Stantec Architecture challenges design ideas of the past to create places that inspire, foster a culture of collaboration and community. We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space – good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has   purpose. We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities.


Our project types include workplace, college and university facilities, pre-K thru 12 schools, multi-family housing and healthcare.


In our multidisciplinary, team-based environment, collaboration is key among a talented group of architects, engineers, project managers, interior designers and planners who work together to create innovative, integrated and sustainable solutions. Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to create inspiring, well-crafted environments.


Stantec's New York, NY office is looking to add a Senior Architect, preferably a registered professional with a minimum of 15 years’ experience.

Your Duties

The Senior Architect will take the leadership in the development, documentation, coordination, and overall technical design of multiple projects simultaneously.


This individual will possess a demonstrated ability to successfully lead project teams thru all phase of the design and will be the main contact with client, consultants and building officials.

  • Leads and advances the development of the design concept, championing great design
  • Offers and supports creative technical design and detailing decisions that are in line with project goals and understands their impact on cost, construction, sustainability and other factors
  • Understands and leads the integration of code, zoning, market specific best practices and other issues into the project
  • Adheres to established project sustainability requirements
  • Excels in the art, understanding and approach to documenting how the project is to be constructed
  • Understands relationship between design goals and technical constraints and executes accordingly
  • Responsible for and coordinates all project coordination (consultants, code, specifications, etc.)
  • Directs document production in adherence to the project checklist and is responsible for our QA/QC standard implementation
  • Understands and researches current trends in construction, building systems, etc.
  • Leads construction administration, meeting with owners and contractors, and observing work on site.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Architectural license is preferred
  • NCARB certification is preferred
  • LEED Green Associate Accreditation or LEED AP preferred
  • Experience with NYC School Construction Authority projects, preferable in a responsible position on CIP and Capacity projects
  • Proficiency in developing building documentation in modeling/drafting software (AutoCAD)
  • Some familiarity with other design/graphic software is preferred (REVIT, Sketchup, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Experience with general business and industry software (MS Office suite, etc.)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to run projects independently
  • Pro-active attitude

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