Senior Architect

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Reporting to Executive Engineer, Division of Technical Affairs and Code Development, The Senior Architect will work on various technical subject matters. The selected candidate will:

Perform complex research regarding construction codes, zoning resolution and related laws and rules, often under tight deadlines

Answer questions from the public regarding construction codes, zoning resolutions and related laws and Rules.

Draft proposed construction code and rule revisions

Participate in the triennial construction code revision process

Assist with the adoption of an existing building code

Draft Buildings Bulletins that provide the public with interpretations and clarifications on complex issues relating to the construction codes, zoning resolutions and related laws and rules

Prepare presentation material such as PowerPoint slides and information sketches in AutoCAD and other drawing programs, for a variety of audiences including agency staff, technically proficient industry representatives, City Council members and staff and the general public

Support and further the Agency’s commitment to improving operations and implementation of technology based solutions

Minimum Qual Requirements

A valid New York State Registration as an Architect is required. In addition, candidates must have six ( 6 ) years of full-time paid experience in architectural work, at least two (2) years of which shall have been as an administrative architect.

Preferred Skills

Ability to work independently

Ability to write complex technical issues in a clear and concise manner; please submit writing sample with resume

Demonstrated excellent communication, organization and writing skills

Demonstrated ability/potential to work effectively with and motivate project teams in both leading and supporting roles

Experience managing multiple projects and delivering results on time

Knowledge of New York City Construction Codes and Zoning Resolution

Knowledge of fire sprinkler and/or standpipe standards and design a plus

To Apply

Please go to or for current NYC employees and search for Job ID# 118491.

No phone calls, faxes or personal inquiries permitted.



35 hours (minimum)

Work Location

280 Broadway, 7th Floor, N.Y.

Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position


Until Filled

NYC Careers - 16 months ago - save job - block
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