RKTB Architects, a recognized leader in multifamily housing and K -12 school design in New York City, is strongly committed to the twin goals of design excellence and social equity throughout our work. We have over 50 years of experience shaping the very fabric of our communities for both public and private clients. Our highly-regarded reputation has been based on a combination of creative talent, technical knowledge, and the superb quality of service that we afford our clients all marked by a highly collaborative spirit both outside and inside the office. We pride ourselves on our collegiality and welcome resumes from motivated individuals who are interested in joining our team. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. 

The firm has the following opening: 

TECHNICAL FIELD REPRESENTATIVE

Join our practice as an Architectural Field Representative for the opportunity to build a rewarding and prosperous career. This position will be a minimum two-year commitment as RKTB’s site representative during the construction of a new 58,500 sf school addition for the NYC SCA located in the Bronx, New York (P.S. 87 Bronx).

Desired Qualifications

  • An independent, well organized, and collegial individual to represent RKTB on a construction site with the ability to effectively interact with many varied disciplines.
  • At a minimum, either a degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction management and 5-years of related experience (or); 10-years of related experience without a degree.
  • Strong technical knowledge of new building design and construction.
  • Demonstrated CA experience involving detailed site observation, submittal processing, preparation of minutes and field reports, RFI processing, preparation of bulletins, clarification sketches, and punch lists.
  • An individual who can make appropriate value judgements with respect to corrective field work that supports the design concept.
  • Familiarity with codes and regulatory agencies.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong AutoCad / Revit skills.
  • Previous SCA experience is strongly desired for this position.

 

Employment Opportunities

  • Full time position predominantly at the job site with occasional time in the office.
  • Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
  • Working directly with firm principals and other experienced team members.
  • Collegial and supportive office environment. RKTB is a growing 35-person office in Chelsea.
  • Opportunities for future growth and advancement within firm.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and work examples to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are not an American citizen, please indicate your visa status.

At RKTB, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

JUNIOR / INTERMEDIATE ARCHITECT

Join our practice as an Intermediate Architect for the opportunity to learn and build a rewarding career. This position will focus on the design and technical aspects of projects of varying sizes and complexity, with a focus on the rehabilitation of public housing.

Desired Qualifications

  • A motivated, well organized, self-starter eager to learn and share.
  • Completion of a five or six-year architectural degree program.
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience.
  • Experience with rehabilitation and new construction.
  • Experience working with public agencies (NYCHA, DASNY, SCA, etc.) a plus.
  • Experience with field investigation and documentation of existing conditions.
  • Strong Construction Document experience including detailing and specifications.
  • Experience with consultant and client coordination.
  • Experience with Construction Administration.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong AutoCAD skills, Revit knowledge and visualization skills are a plus.

 

Employment Opportunities

  • Full time position.
  • Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and skills.
  • Collegial and supportive work environment working directly with firm principals and senior associates. RKTB is a 30-person office.
  • Central Chelsea location convenient to transportation.
  • Mentoring and support opportunities for IDP and ARE.
  • Opportunities for future growth and advancement within firm.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and work examples to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are not an American citizen, please indicate your visa status.

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