Careers/Current Positions

Intern Architect – Ithaca, NY

Job description

BCA Architects & Engineers is seeking candidates to join our team and grow with our firm. We work with a variety of client types including K-12, Higher Education, OGS, Healthcare and our local communities. We are seeking an Intern Architect with 2 to 5 years professional experience. The desired candidate will be responsible for the day to day production of contract documents and assisting Project Managers through Construction Administration. We are looking for an individual with proven skills in design and construction documents, as well as an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in architecture. Experience with AutoCAD, Excel and Word is required, Revit experience is desirable. Must demonstrate excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills.


Project Architect – Saratoga Springs, NY

Job description

BCA Architects & Engineers is seeking Project Architects to join our team and grow with our firm. We work with a variety of client types including K-12, Higher Education, Government, Healthcare, and local communities. Project architects at BCA are responsible for architectural design, production of contract documents, and assisting project managers through construction administration. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with Revit, AutoCAD, Excel, and Word and demonstrate excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills. An architecture license is required.


Electrical Engineer

Job description

BCA Architects & Engineers  is seeking an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our staff in their Ithaca, Watertown, or Syracuse Office. The major function for this position will be to provide design, production and coordination of construction plans and specifications in support of engineering and architectural projects. Duties are in relation to electrical engineering for building systems including primary/secondary power distribution, lighting, and low voltage systems design.

This position is for a lead Electrical Engineer working with a team to complete complex renovations or new building design projects. The person will contribute to the development of specifications and permit applications and to write miscellaneous reports and prepare preliminary man-hour, cost and material quantity estimates. You will participate in quality control review, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, checking computations and/or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others and coordinate with other disciplines as required. There will also be field investigations and observations of design work and of projects while under construction.

A bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Associates degree in Electrical Engineering plus 10 years’ experience is desirable and a Professional Engineering license is preferred.


Project Architect

Job description

BCA Architects & Engineers is looking for a Project Architect to work out of their Watertown, Syracuse, Saratoga Springs, or Ithaca, NY office.  The company offers a competitive benefits package including 401k, health, vision & dental.

 Project Architect Responsibilities:

  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to work on multiple projects
  • 5 years’ experience,  licensed architect preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Production of Contract Documents (Drawings and Specifications)
  • Coordination with in-house disciplines, Consultants and Clients
  • Participation in all Phases of Design and Construction
  • Production and Project Scheduling
  • Knowledge of NYS Building Codes
  • Knowledge of NYSED standards and submission process, a plus
  • Detailing
  • Cost Estimating
  • Contract specification production
  • Ability to work and collaborate with the design team
  • Revit knowledge required


Construction Manager

Job description

BCA Construction Managers seeks experienced Construction Managers to provide field management & inspection duties throughout New York State.

Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) years varied experience / knowledge of all types of building and utility construction applications and associated management experience. Responsibilities include: providing on-site construction management to ensure compliance with construction documents, preparing daily reports, communicating with the owner and contractors and proper record keeping. Significant field experience is a must and an A.A.S. or B.S. in construction-related field is a plus.

Part-time and full time positions are available; compensation commensurate with experience.

Structural Design Engineer

Job description

BCA Architects & Engineers is seeking someone with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering plus a minimum of five years of progressive post-baccalaureate degree experience in structural engineering related to the analysis, design, document development, and construction of steel, masonry, concrete, and wood structures and retaining walls. Must be capable of taking a project design from conception to bid documents – define building structural requirements, define and calculate anticipated loads, define and analyze structural options, prepare plans and detail drawings, prepare specifications, review shop drawings, and respond to RFIs. Proficiency with RAM Elements, RAM Structural System or equivalent structural design software and with AutoCAD is required as is sound knowledge of relevant codes including IBC, AISC, ACI, NDS, and ASCE. Professional engineering licensure in at least one state with the ability to secure licensure in New York State within two months is mandatory. The location of employment is Watertown, NY. Respond in writing only to Bernier Carr & Associates, Attn: Mr. Mark Kimball P.E., 327 Mullin Street, Watertown, NY 13601.

To apply, interested and qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to