Senior Project Architect

N.K. BHANDARI, Architecture & Engineering, P.C. - Bethesda, MD (30+ days ago)

Come work with us! We’re looking for bright, energetic and creative individuals to join our growing architecture & engineering (A/E) team at N.K. BHANDARI, Architecture & Engineering, P.C. (NKB) in both our Syracuse NY and DC Metro locations. We are a client-centric design firm who has built our reputation on delivering the highest quality product and creative solutions for clients in the federal, state, education, healthcare, industrial and commercial retail sectors for more than 35 years. We are driven by our core values of integrity, quality and professionalism in all that we do.

At NKB, you will have an opportunity to leverage your technical acumen and industry expertise to drive challenging and unique architectural and engineering projects all the way from concept through build.

Located just west of Armory Square in trendy downtown Syracuse NY and in upscale Bethesda MD, NKB offers an exciting, vibrant and creative work environment. In addition to our competitive compensation and benefits packages, we provide various internal and external employee events to build strong teams and promote healthy work life balance. We also regularly engage in various activities to develop relationships and stay connected to our community.


  • Champion the firm’s mission, values, culture and strategic goals.
  • Provide leadership to clients and staff in the development and delivery of multiple concurrent large, complex projects, including conceptual design and master planning.
  • Oversee and manage projects including but not limited to: design decisions, contract documentation, code compliance, construction techniques and sequences in projects including all aspects of cross discipline coordination.
  • Mentor Project Architects, Designers, and Drafters while creating an environment of continuous learning and challenge.
  • Manage construction administration phase services and activities.
  • Responsible for quality assurance and quality control.
  • Drive business development and client relationship management.
  • Provide project management through all five phases and ensure conformity to contractual agreement.
  • Establish and effectively manage a project budget that results in profitability for the firm.
  • Ability to work in a fun, flexible, team-oriented but fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
  • Occasional local or out-of-town project related travel is required for project assignments.


  • Ten or more years of experience as a Project Architect
  • Bachelors or Masters of Architecture or related degree
  • Active professional license and registration
  • Expertise in the five project phases: schematic design, design development, construction documents, bidding and negotiation, construction administration
  • Working knowledge of CADD (AutoCAD) and BIM (Revit) design software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Vision, and Adobe Creative Cloud software programs
  • Proficiency in professional and technical writing

If you want to be part of the excitement and join our growing team, please submit cover letter, resume, references and work samples directly through Indeed and include reference to "Senior Project Architect Job# 1805SPA".

Please visit our website at to get an idea of who we are.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NKB is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Job Type: Full-time