HNTB Resident Architect in New York, New York

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB! We are currently seeking ­­a Resident Architect at our New York, New York office.

Job Summary

Responsible for coordinating between Contractor and Architect in the timely resolution of technical field issues. Coordinates with architects and engineers for timely and accurate responses to requests for information. Provides technical leadership for moderately complex assignments. Accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to his/her discipline field.

Essential Responsibility

  • Reviews submittals for conformance to plans and specifications. Develops strategies with the contractor to create submittal packages that conform to schedule requirements.

  • Provides direction to staff in the maintenance and distribution of current contract plans and specifications. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Monitors activities of assigned staff for conformance with HNTB’s contractual requirements. Coordinates with surveying, testing and inspection staff.

  • Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts. Provides cost control on projects and quality control within discipline.

  • Reviews drawings, specifications and installation of constructability. May recommend changes to design. Analyzes more complex construction/design problems requiring the development of new or improved techniques or procedures and consults with design engineering personnel.

  • Reads and interprets contract documents (plans, specs, shop drawings). Collects data to brief client on project issues and provides possible resolutions. Prepares summary inspection reports of daily activities.

  • Confirms merit of change order requests. Develops estimates, negotiates costs and writes change orders.

  • Confirms contractor’s maintenance of record drawings prior to monthly progress payment to the contractor.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualification

High School Diploma/GED or equivalent

7 years related experience

Revit skills

Proforma and/or MS Project

Preferred Qualification/Skills

Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Science


General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. T

he HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate. “EEO is the Law” Poster “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement HNTB Job Title Construction Manager - Architecture

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Architecture