Project Architect 10 - 15 years experience with Base Building projects for Gensler Morristown, NJ.

by leslie_taylor 3 years ago Morristown, Morristown, New Jersey

Gensler is a global architecture and design firm grounded in the belief that design strategy optimizes business performance and human potential. Our 5,000+ practitioners networked across 46 offices use global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. Whether we are refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district, or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.

Gensler Morristown was named by NJBiz Magazine as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in New Jersey! We are looking for a Project Architect with 10 - 15 years Base Building experience to join our team in Morristown, NJ. 

Your Role

You are a seasoned architect and recognized technical expert with experience in high profile, design driven projects.  As a Project Architect for Base Building projects, it’s your job to lead a team of architects and designers to deliver unparalleled architectural projects. Leverage your industry experience and technical acumen to drive client projects from concept through build. 

What You Will Do

  • Manage client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape and civil consultants
  • Support communication between project team, clients, vendors, contractors, consultants, and building and permitting officials
  • Provide technical guidance and innovative solutions to resolve complex technical and design challenges  
  • Maintain project manual and specifications
  • Detail exterior wall assemblies and building enclosures
  • Conduct and document site visits, process submittals, substitution requests, and RFI’s during construction
  • Interface with code enforcing agencies and construction officials during the permitting and construction phase of the project

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
  • 10 -15 years of project experience in an architectural practice
  • Licensed or registered architect
  • Background in exterior design for commercial core and shell projects
  • Advanced knowledge of contemporary building materials, technologies and components
  • Ability to work across multiple project types
  • Experience with SketchUp, 3dMax, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and MS Office.
  • Proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD, and Bluebeam Revu
  • Working knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, building structures and specifications
  • Strong leadership abilities and the ability to manage team assignments
  • Understanding of how buildings are constructed and adept at creating technical drawings and specifications that succinctly, thoroughly and accurately define the scope of work to be performed
  • LEED accreditation preferred

For consideration, candidates must meet the qualifications and submit work samples with the application. 

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.

We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities. 

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future. 

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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