CAREERS

 

Senior Architect and Entry-Level Building Façade Positions

GMS is a multi-disciplinary Structural Engineering and Architecture consulting firm headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles, California, New Jersey, and Connecticut. We take great pride in our expertise.  Since our inception in 1991, GMS has won over 400 project awards and has had the privilege of working with many talented architects, including ten Pritzker Prize winners. GMS has won four AISC Ideas2 awards and has been a national finalist four times for the design of innovative steel projects.

Projects include Building Envelope and Curtain Wall design for private and public agency projects, both new construction and renovation, including detailing all types of exterior building envelope components with an emphasis on inspections/initial evaluations, production drawings, and Energy Code Compliance. The candidate must demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD is a plus.

GMS encourages employees to become registered professional Engineers and Architects. We also encourage Engineers and Architects at all levels to obtain relevant licenses and certifications. Memberships in professional societies and the writing of professional papers are supported by the firm.

GMS encourages the professional growth of its staff. The company has 11 partners, three of whom were hired by GMS directly after college. Our employee development and evaluation systems base our promotions on the performance, skills, and potential of the candidate.

GMS is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits including company-sponsored 401K and profit-sharing plans, and medical insurance.

Salary range $60,000 -$80,000,  commensurate with education, experience and performance.

Please forward your resume, cover letter, and school transcripts for consideration by clicking on the Apply Now button below.

Marketing Coordinator

Gilsanz Murray Steficek, structural engineers and building envelope consultants, seeks a Marketing Coordinator to assist our talented team with proposal preparation, collateral creation, client relationship management, and database management under the direction of the Marketing Director.

Essential Duties and Tasks:

  • Production of technical proposals
  • Maintaining and updating Deltek CRM database system and reports
  • Assembling, composing and responding to RFQ’s, RFP’s, and RFI’s
  • Developing and updating marketing collateral (resumes, project sheets, etc.)
  • Maintaining Agency registrations, develop, update and file all government forms related to business development including SF 330
  • Assist with writing about projects, updating the website, drafting posts for social media
  • Performing related duties as assigned to assist the Marketing Director.

Additional Duties and Tasks

  • Obtaining project images and rights to use (renderings, drawings and photography) file a selection of images as appropriate
  • Assisting with assembly and distribution of brochures, newsletters, and other promotional materials.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Design or Marketing preferred
  • 1-3 years of related experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and inter-personal skills, including willingness to ask questions and seek improvement to processes and current practices
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent initiative, time management skills and ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Self-directed, able to work with minimum supervision in deadline-sensitive environment
  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision and Deltek CRM is a plus
  • Adobe Creative Suite skills are a plus (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)
  • Understanding or willingness to learn about architecture, engineering and construction is preferred.

GMS offers competitive salary commensurate with experience including company sponsored 401K and profit sharing plans, and medical.

Salary range $55,000 -$70,000,  commensurate with education, experience and performance.

Please forward your resume and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the Apply Now button below. Applicant submissions must have a resume attached to be considered complete for review.

Intern – Structural Engineer, Façade Engineer/Architect, Technical Architect

GMS is currently seeking engineering and architectural students to intern with us this summer in our structural engineering, façade, and building envelope departments in our New York and New Jersey offices.

Responsibilities: Perform preliminary code analysis and create drawings for clients. Learn how to interact with clients, designing, detailing, and conducting on-site review of work in progress. Learn building codes and perform engineering analysis/design in new and existing buildings. Be involved in and focus on the planning of the project from design development through contract document development, checking for code compliance, and working with consultants/contractors. Participate in exercises for field inspection regarding planning, organizing, directing, and problem-solving in an engineering environment. Be exposed to SAP 2000, SAFE, and Bentley RAM Finite Elements Analysis software, as well as Revit and AutoCAD. Energy Compliance Code analyses.

Requirements: Must be currently enrolled in an accredited University. You have completed junior year or higher of an ABET or NAAB accredited program.

GMS is an equal opportunity employer. Hourly rate $15 – $25.

Please forward your resume and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the Apply Now button below.

Structural Inspector

GMS is seeking structural inspectors to join our team.

Responsibilities: Inspection of structural steel, reinforced concrete, reinforced masonry, and structural stability.

Requirements: AWS CWI required. Engineering degree preferred. ASNT certification for UT and MT a plus. ICC and/or ACI certifications are preferred. PE preferred.

GMS offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits program, and a 401K retirement plan with a company match. GMS is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary range $60,000 -$80,000,  commensurate with education, experience and performance.

Resumes with a cover letter can be sent by clicking the Apply Now button below.

Structural Engineer – Entry-level and Experienced

GMS is a multi-disciplinary Structural Engineering and Architecture consulting firm headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles, California, New Jersey, and Connecticut. We take great pride in our expertise. Since our inception in 1991, GMS has won over 400 project awards and has had the privilege of working with many talented engineers and architects, including ten Pritzker Prize winners. GMS has won four AISC Ideas2 awards and has been a national finalist four times for design of innovative steel projects.

GMS is seeking talented entry level and experienced Structural Engineers; a master’s degree and the ability to obtain PE license are preferred. The candidate will work under the direction of GMS Partners and Project Managers on engineering design, structural analysis, and construction administration for new and existing buildings. Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis and Nonlinear Analysis of Structures using SAP2000, ETABS, RAM Structural SAFE software, also AutoCAD, Revit, and parametric analysis software Grasshopper are a plus.

GMS encourages employees to become registered professional Engineers and Architects. We also encourage Engineers and Architects at all levels to obtain relevant certifications. Memberships in professional societies and the writing of professional papers are supported by the firm.

GMS encourages the professional growth of its staff. The company has 11 partners, three of whom were hired by GMS directly after college. Our employee development and evaluation systems base our promotions on the performance, skills, and potential of the candidate.

GMS is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits including company sponsored 401K and profit-sharing plans, and medical insurance.

Salary range $60,000 -$80,000,  commensurate with education, experience and performance.

Please forward your resume, cover letter, and school transcripts for consideration by clicking on the Apply Now button below.

Facade / Building Envelope Architect / Engineer

Would you like to join an award-winning Building Envelope team? GMS is one of the leading building envelope consultancy companies in New York City. We assist architects with façade-related technical systems, helping them turn their designs into real physical construction elements. Our daily tasks include:

  • Reviewing drawings for design intent and constructability for all façade/envelope elements. 
  • Developing detailed façade drawings for architects during the Design Development and Construction phases. 
  • Preparing detailed reports about site conditions and construction progress for clients, architects, and contractors. 
  • Performing factory inspections of architectural precast, windows, and curtain walls at manufacturing facilities across North America, Europe, Asia, or wherever our projects may take us!
  • Helping owners and architects lower construction costs by creating more cost-effective ways to execute their designs. 

With the guidance of experienced employees, new employees will be asked to assist in the field and the office, helping to oversee construction projects from start to finish. Team members will:

  • Learn about all types of façades and envelope systems.
  • Prepare detailed drawings with the assistance of other team members.
  • Help to resolve issues in the field during construction.
  • Ensure contractors are executing the design intent and meeting local codes.
  • Create reports for the client to review and assess the performance of the contractor.

Candidates should have at least some of the following skills and traits:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings
  • Self-starter
  • Organized
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Bluebeam revu, Word, and PowerPoint

Our department is made up of architects and engineers with diverse building envelope experience, collaborating on such iconic NYC projects as:

  • Google’s St. John’s Plaza and 150 Charles Street by Cookfox
  • 35 Hudson Yards and 252 East 57th Street by SOM
  • 130 Williams Street by David Adjaye
  • 215 Chrystie and 160 Leroy by Herzog and de Meuron
  • 11 Hoyt by Studio Gang
  • 220 Central Park South and 520 Park Avenue by RAMSA
  • 111 Murray and City Point 3 by Kohn Pedersen Fox

GMS encourages the professional growth of its staff. There are presently 11 Partners in the company, three of whom were hired directly after college. Our employee development and evaluation systems base our promotions on the performance, skills, and potential of the candidate.

GMS is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits including company-sponsored 401K and profit-sharing plans, and medical insurance.

Salary range $60,000 -$80,000,  commensurate with education, experience and performance.

Please forward your resume and cover letter for consideration by clicking the Apply Now button below.

BIM Coordinator

Having basic to intermediate knowledge of 3D building modeling and 2D AutoCAD, the CAD/Revit, Coordinator will implement the firm’s design standards to create, develop and modify models and drawings, generate and compile construction documents, coordinate with internal and external team members, and provide technical support to ensure project deliverables and deadlines are met.

Responsibilities 

Prepare BIM models and CAD drawings from design concepts or mark-ups provided by engineering or project management staff. Work under the direction of the CAD manager, Engineers, and other team members as part of a coordinated design team to produce complex geometry, routine design layouts, detailed drawings, and other construction documents.

Required Skills and Experience 

Associate’s degree in Structural, or Architectural Technology, and 1-3 years (educational/professional) experience, or AAS in Computer Integrated Technology with 1+ years of experience with an engineering design firm.

  • Ability to read and interpret floor plans, cut sections and elevations and create schedules.
  • The position requires knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit
  • Knowledge of Dynamo and Python is desirable, but not required.
  • Ability to create/customize Revit families.
  • Ability to integrate design elements with architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, and other disciplines.
  • Verbal/written communication skills are a must.
  • The candidate must be able to multi-task between projects and be able to work well under pressure.
  • Some knowledge of graphic standards is required.

 GMS encourages the professional growth of its staff. There are presently 11 Partners in the company, three of whom were hired directly after college. Our employee development and evaluation systems base our promotions on the performance, skills, and potential of the candidate.

GMS is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits including company-sponsored 401K and profit-sharing plans, and medical insurance.

Salary range $50,000 -$80,000,  commensurate with education, experience and performance.

Please forward your resume and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the Apply Now button below.

Join our team!

Celebrating 30 years of service, GMS is proud to have won hundreds of awards and honored to have collaborated with a wide array of excellent architects, owners, builders, corporations, designers, and artists, including ten Pritzker prize laureates on twenty-four different projects and studies.

We believe that providing a work environment grounded in excellence for our employees will translate directly into outstanding service for our Clients and the other members of the design/construction community.

To provide this level of service, we continually train and encourage our staff to learn about new ideas, technologies, and materials that will advance our collective knowledge and expertise.

Our philosophy can be summarized as:

  • Work hard – Satisfy the needs of the clients and continue to grow our firm together
  • Ask for any help you need – there are no bad questions
  • Nurture your colleagues and allow yourself to be nurtured by them
  • Make suggestions – we all want to be the best we can be
  • Enjoy the time you spend here
  • Do the right thing – treat all ethically and with respect

If you are a smart, inquisitive, and dedicated professional, we hope you will consider joining our team.

GMS offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits program, and a 401K retirement plan with a company match. GMS is an equal opportunity employer.

Resumes may be sent to employment@gmsllp.com with the job title in the subject line.