Gannett Fleming

  • Senior Architect/ Senior Project Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


    Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

    What You Will Do


    Gannett Fleming is looking for a Senior Project Manager/Senior Architect to join our New York office with 12 years of progressive experience with the energy and motivation to play a significant role in a growing an architectural practice. There a significant opportunity in the Rail and Transit sector on the design of stations, maintenance facilities and other rail yard buildings/structures.


    The successful candidate will responsible for handling the most complex projects of the largest magnitude, preparing strategic plans for project success and delivers them on schedule, within budget, and with maximum client satisfaction. Design work includes a wide variety of transportation related facility project types and scale, including but not limited to architecture, renovation work, new buildings, and interiors work. Oversight and management responsibilities will include the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to assure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects. In addition, the Senior PM will be responsible for actively managing client budgets, schedules, and programs; project communications and documentation; and project team assignments. Providing oversight and monitoring of work of less experienced staff across multiple disciplines as required. Estimating fees, defining scope of work, and preparing proposals and contracts. Other responsibilities include:



    • Managing the overall preparation of project documents including finished plans, specifications, code review, and material approval.
    • Lead and manage the overall project work during construction including but not limited to construction administrative such as submittal process, field inspections, RFI’s, supplemental work (sketches/clarifications), or material approval process.
    • Assisting or leading project proposal pursuits and business development activities
    • Generates cost estimates and calculations in support of systems and components.
    • Manages project research to fulfill the design intent, budget, and specifications.
    • Capable of managing project / office standards and implementing constructive criticism to improve work product, development, and delivery.


    Minimum Qualifications



    Education and Licensing requirements

    • Bachelor of Architecture Degree or Bachelor of Science with a Master of Architecture preferred
    • Registered Architect in New York; NCARB certified is a plus

    Knowledge and/or experience 

    • Twelve (12) or more years of progressive experience in an Architectural Office.
    • Direct experience working with local/regional transit agencies on station, maintenance facilities and other rail yard buildings/structures required
    • Strong knowledge of local clients and/or agency work (Amtrak, MTA, NYCT, LIRR, MNR, PANYNJ, NYDOT)
    • Strong knowledge of design software AutoCAD, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and Revit
    • Working knowledge of Sketch-up, 3D software, Rendering software, and Photoshop
    • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Projects, and Outlook)
    • Working knowledge of Primavera and / or other scheduling software packages
    • Working knowledge of web-based construction administration and cost management tools


    Preferred Qualifications


    Life at Gannett Fleming


    For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,500+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


    Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. 


    Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


    NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


    Location: New York; Manhattan; Greater New York Area
    Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
    Employment Status: Full-time
    Internal Requisition ID:2020-6404


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