Staff Services Architect
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey - Newark, NJ

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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state public agency operating some of the busiest and most important transportation links in the New York / New Jersey region including The Port Authority Trans Hudson Corporation (PATH), the primary transit link between Manhattan and New Jersey communities and suburban commuter railroads.

Port Authority architects work on a wide range of projects within the general context of transportation and infrastructure. The airports, ferries, tunnels, bridges, and bus and rail terminals form important transportation links in the region. Whether working on a major public project such as an airport terminal rehabilitation, or a support structure such as a firefighting facility, the in-house architectural team is committed to quality and efficiency to serve the design needs of the agency. The architectural unit is part of a multi-discipline group of engineers and other design professionals that form the Engineering Department of the agency.
The Port Authority is seeking to fill a position of Staff Services Architect in the Engineering Departments Design Division. As an Architect, working under the supervision of a Principal Architect, and part of a project team, you will be responsible for performing duties related to planning (Pre-Stage I), preliminary design (Stage I), design development (Stage II), contract documents (Stage III), shop drawing review and post award design changes (Stage IV), building code review and cost estimating. Assignments will include supervision and production of design tasks related to architectural deliverables, coordination with supervisors and other team members, coordination with other engineering disciplines, and interface with consultants as required. You will receive technical guidance for unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval of proposed project plans. Depending on the assignment, you may manages design Consultants and perform technical audits. You may act as Project Architect on numerous assignments.

Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelors Degree from an architectural program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Boards (NAAB). *8 years minimum experience in all phases of design *Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and the AutoCAD Architectural Desktop in its most recent release. *Superior oral communication, written communication and presentation skills are required.
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
  • A professional five-year or masters degree *An architectural license in either the states of New York or New Jersey is not required, but desirable. An interest in attaining licensure is highly desirable. *Demonstrated problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, as well as the demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and function in a team environment. *Familiarity with sustainable design issues and LEED *Experience in Sketch-Up, Rhino, and other graphic software *Familiarity with BIM
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. 18140

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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