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Architectural Department Manager / Senior Architectural Project Manager

Cranbury, NJ, USA

Job Type

Full Time


On Site

About the Role

This position is a combination Senior Architectural Project Manager with a supervisory role over the Architectural Department (approximately 5 staff members).

As manager of the department, duties include:
• Management of designer/drafters (coordination of staff job assignments, approval of time off requests, timesheet review and approval, conducting annual reviews, etc.)
• Assisting with proposal writing and supporting sales calls
• Oversight of departmental tools (codes and standards, software, samples, etc.)

As Senior Architectural Project Manager, duties include:
• Construction code (building and zoning) review and compliance
• Schematic design and construction document development with detail
• Coordination (directing and supervising) of in-house drafters’ and outside consultants’ work including planning, preparing, and reviewing
• Developing and managing project design costs
• Client meetings acting as our company / project representative
• Preparation of administrative documents such as meeting minutes, change orders, punch lists, and RFI’s


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture

  • 20+ years of commercial construction design experience (laboratory design experience a massive PLUS!)

  • 10 years supervising others

  • Experience with design, production and coordination of construction documents

  • History managing architecture and engineering teams

  • Solid understanding of NJ building code

  • Ability to sign and seal drawings – Registered architect in the state of NJ

  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or Revit

  • Communication skills to establish and maintain good vendor relationships, and to work with a team to accomplish related results

  • Decision making and estimating skills to develop budgets

  • All potential employees are given background checks and drug tests. Salary is commensurate with experience.

About the Company

We are Berkowsky and Associates, Inc., a woman- and family-owned commercial design and construction firm located in Cranbury, NJ. We value our employees and offer a positive work/life balance. We offer competitive benefits, including four different major medical plans, complementary life insurance, ancillary insurance plans (including dental, vision, and supplemental life) and a 401(k) with employer match). Hard work is rewarded annually with bonuses based on performance and company profit. For more information about us, see our website at

Note: we believe in a collaborative, team approach - our employees each have a personal space in our recently renovated office in Cranbury.

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