Careers

Project Manager

Henson Architecture is an award winning Architecture firm specializing in the preservation, restoration and adaptive reuse of historic buildings with a diverse portfolio of work in and around New York City.

Our approach embodies a sensitivity to the history of existing structures while considering present-day needs. We aim to ensure that these historic buildings remain an active and functional part of our urban fabric, while ensuring compliance and optimal operations with an eye to the future.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Project Architect with at least 5 years of experience with an aptitude for problem solving and the desire for a leadership role in a dynamic, collaborative work environment. Primary responsibilities include daily management, coordination and successful completion of preservation and restoration projects to meet time and cost objectives. The candidate must be well versed in all facets of building envelope design and construction.

To be considered, the preferred candidate should have demonstrated abilities to:

  • Develop design concepts through construction documents.
  • Conduct contractor bid solicitations and reviews.
  • Perform contract administration and construction management services.
  • Create and maintain project schedules, administer change orders, review payment applications and oversee completion of project close-out.
  • Develop and actively monitor project budgets to ensure profitability, and maintain client relationships.
  • Work efficiently on multiple projects, both independently and with team members.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills with team members, consultants and clients.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication, organization and leadership skills, as well as ability to train others and monitor their work for quality and completeness.
  • Identify new work opportunities and pursue potential projects with new or current clients.
  • Participate in proposal development and business development activities.

Requirements:

  • The preferred candidate will be a Registered Architect or on track to complete their registration.
  • A bachelor’s degree in architecture or engineering and three years of relevant FISP inspection experience, or five years of relevant FISP inspection experience.
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in designing and administering Preservation and Restoration projects.
  • Experience with New York City Building Codes and Zoning Regulations.
  • Experience coordinating NYC Department of Buildings and Landmark Preservation Commission filings.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Suite programs, Rhino and rendering programs.
  • Certified Passive House Designer preferred but not required

Benefits and Compensation:

Henson Architecture offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) retirement plan with company match and health coverage.
Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
Continuing educational opportunities.
We hire carefully for the long term. Compensation commensurate with skills, background and experience.

To Apply:

Please fill out the form below and include a resume, cover letter and selected work samples (under 8mb). Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to bring their full portfolios and references.

  • Max. file size: 50 MB.

Technical Draftsperson

Henson Architecture is an award winning Architecture firm specializing in the preservation, restoration and adaptive reuse of historic buildings with a diverse portfolio of work in and around New York City.

Our approach embodies a sensitivity to the history of existing structures while considering present-day needs. We aim to ensure that these historic buildings remain an active and functional part of our urban fabric, while ensuring compliance and optimal operations with an eye to the future.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Technical Draftsperson with at least 3 years of experience with an aptitude for problem solving and the desire for a role in a dynamic, collaborative work environment. Primary responsibilities include daily management of drawings, coordination and successful completion of sustainability, preservation and restoration projects to meet time and cost objectives and assistance to project managers and other staff. The candidate must be well versed in all facets of building envelope design and construction.

To be considered, the preferred candidate should have demonstrated abilities to:

  • Survey and document existing field conditions.
  • Correspond, coordinate, and collaborate with the design team and project managers.
  • Assist with preparation of schedules and applications for department filings
  • Assist in the production of architectural plans, details, and specifications

Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Suite programs, Rhino and rendering programs.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in drafting and preparation of construction documents

Benefits and Compensation:

Henson Architecture offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) retirement plan with company match and health coverage.
Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
Continuing educational opportunities.
We hire carefully for the long term. Compensation commensurate with skills, background and experience.

To Apply:

Please fill out the form below and include a resume, cover letter and selected work samples (under 8mb). Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to bring their full portfolios and references.

  • Max. file size: 50 MB.