Junior Architect

Urban Architectural Initiatives, RA, PC
Location: New York, USA
Added on: 9 May 2024, Job offer expires on: 30 Jun 2024

UAI is seeking a full-time junior architect to join our staff. The ideal candidate is eager to contribute in a meaningful way to the firm’s large-scale projects and in turn grow their architectural career. Responsibilities vary from day to day and may include the following tasks:

Drafting for new construction and rehabilitation jobs, assisting with design and feasibility studies, existing conditions documentation, CDs, field visits, specifications, construction monitoring

  • One to three years architectural office experience required
  • Prior NYC architectural office experience is preferable
  • Must have good communication skills and ability to work individually and with others
  • Proficiency with Revit required. Please do not apply if no Revit experience
  • AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Office Suite ability.
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.) or equivalent.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. This position requires work primarily in office. UAI’s office is located in the Woolworth Building (Broadway & Park Place in downtown Manhattan), easily accessible by public transit. In office work 3 days/week, remote work allowed 2 days/ week.

Employer paid benefits:

  • Aetna health insurance (6 plans) – company covers partial premium, depending on plan chosen, after two months of employment
  • Dental insurance (3 plans) – UAI partial payment
  • Paid vacation, sick & personal time

Optional benefits, employee paid:

  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Discounted Peloton fitness program
  • Connect-Your-Care discount transit program
  • One Medical free membership + additional health advice and benefits programs

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, work samples, and salary requirements.  Must reside in the New York metropolitan area to be considered.

Company Description:

Urban Architectural Initiatives (UAI) is a minority-owned, vibrant, and diverse group of professionals united around the idea that great architecture is not only for the privileged few and can help all people lead a healthy, happy, and dignified life.

Urban Architectural Initiatives RA PC (UAI) is a design-oriented architectural and planning firm formed in 1996. Our work encompasses community facilities, educational, residential, health care, religious, commercial, transportation, historic restoration, and urban revitalization projects. The practice draws on the varied experiences of its principals and staff, combining a strong interest in urban building types with a broad and in-depth knowledge of the construction industry. Completed and ongoing work extends from the five boroughs of New York City to the metropolitan, tri-state area.

Salary range: $55,000 – $62,000

This job was added under Architect Junior Architect Urban Designer category

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