A Project Manager manages multiple projects and has overall project management responsibility; including client relationships, scheduling, budgeting, and profitability for a variety of projects. A Project Manager is competent in all conventional aspects of architecture and performs work requiring independent judgment in evaluation, selection and adaptation/modification of standard techniques procedures and criteria. A Project Manager acts independently; supervision and guidance from a Director mainly concerns overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.
6-12 years of experience
Apply sound and diverse knowledge in architecture principles and practices in a broad array of assignments. Provide technical development of various project types; facade restoration, exterior rehabilitation, historic preservation, forensic investigation and interior alterations, etc.
Based on knowledge of current and historic construction types, materials, and products used with New York City select, evaluate and implement procedures and techniques to be used on projects. Seek technical guidance on unusual or complex issues
Prepare strategic plan for project success. Responsible for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating assignments
Execute projects independently and/or by leading a small group of employees
Plan and develop projects of medium to large scale scope and works under minimal supervision. Responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to assure the most efficient and cost effective execution of assigned projects
Execute, and oversee support staff on, multiple projects in all project phases, including Investigation, Budget Estimating, Contract Document Preparation, Bidding and Negotiation, Municipal Filing, Construction Administration, and Close-out
Act as primary client liaison. Actively manage; client budgets, schedules and programs, project communication and documentation, office administrative tasks, and project team assignments
Perform and/or oversee performance of building site inspections
Enforce quality control with contractor
Anticipate and trouble-shoot project-specific problems and develop and implement solution in timely manner. Independently solve typical problems, seek guidance as need on complex problems encountered
Keep current on building codes governing New York City. Awareness of historic building codes
Navigate the public review process and regulatory agencies governing New York City for project filings
Actively participate in a teamwork environment
Effectively manage time to perform work duties in a fast-paced environment
Effectively manage resources to meet project schedule and budget
A Project Manager can expect to be “in the field” between 25% - 75% of their time during any given week
HLZAE offers a hybrid in-office and remote work environment.
HLZAE is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Howard L. Zimmerman Architects & Engineers D.P.C. (HLZAE) is a full-service architectural firm that specializes in the interior and exterior restoration, preservation, and alteration of existing buildings and their systems. Our team of architects, engineers, technical and building systems specialists offer professional expertise, particularly in exterior envelope, MEP/FP system upgrades, and forensic investigation. For the past 40 years, HLZAE has developed an excellent reputation as the go-to architecture firm for existing residential, commercial, and institutional properties in the New York City region. We are “an architect’s architect” and take the view that expert restoration is essential not only to environmental sustainability, but also the financial sustainability of each property.