Technical Drafter for Facade and Fabrication

The ideal candidate loves solving spatial problems with high precision, is familiar with construction methods, and is good with Tekla and Solidworks. This person would initially spend most of their time generating facade and specialty structure fabrication and shop drawings. This person would have growth opportunities to become a façade expert with time. In most capacities, the candidate would be assisted and guided by others at the firm.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working with senior staff to produce precise, accurate, and logical fabrication drawings for the bespoke building façade components
  • Working with senior staff to produce façade drawings in all design phases
  • Producing 3D models to assist in coordination of drawings/installation
  • Interacting with fabricators to understand their capabilities and needs so as to create buildable drawings
  • Interacting with architectural clients, owners, manufacturers, and contractors during design assist, schematic design, and design development to understand façade needs and assist with design decision-making
  • Communicating with the client to establish their needs, and maintaining a dialogue throughout the project

Qualifications include:

  • Strong knowledge of Tekla and Solidworks, bachelors’ level education in architecture, structural engineering, or relevant trade preferred.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a detail-oriented disposition
  • Great at following or creating a rigorous schedule
  • 2-4 years’ work experience in architecture or fabrication
  • Proficiency in 3D computer modeling in Rhino, Revit
  • Proficiency in 2D drafting in CAD
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and understanding of Adobe Creative Suite/ Bluebeam
  • Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to identify and solve problems using available resources
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and rigorous environment

Our New York City office gets great light from three sides and includes a great outdoor terrace designed and built internally for our parties/barbecues. Hope to see you soon!

Intermediate Structural Engineer

We are looking for a structural engineer with the following qualities and experience level:

  • 2-4 years experience in a professional environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural or Civil Engineering
  • Interest in architecture and design
  • Interest in façade engineering
  • High personal standards and desire to learn
  • Willingness to invest in and contribute to all aspects of a project; calculations, drawings, report
  • Excellent communication skills

Duties would include, but not be limited to:

  • Building FE models and performing hand calculations for all conceivable building materials and structural systems
  • Designing engineering details for difficult & non-standard circumstances
  • Producing structural drawing sets in Autocad and/or Revit
  • Generating engineering & calculation reports
  • Performing site visits
  • Checking work of other engineers
  • Running projects and managing junior engineers and interns (with time)
  • Corresponding with and meeting clients

This position is perfect for an independently-minded self-starter with excellent engineering skills and a clear and communicable thought process. This person should want “big-picture” authorship of projects, including willingness to draft and capability to identify and resolve key engineering challenges within a project.