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Senior Level Architect
Senior Level Architect-Healthcare
Architect
Entry Level Architect

Mechanical Engineer (Plumbing)
Mechanical Engineer (HVAC)
Summer Internship Program

 


 

Senior Level Architect

This is a unique opportunity for collaborative, professional, entrepreneurial, and technically skilled candidates.  It is a top priority, career advancement position within the firm.

The position is a critical “seller-doer” role at BCA.  You will oversee a portfolio of projects of varying complexity and be responsible to maintain and further enhance the firm’s reputation as a top-performing, market leader.  The position encompasses all aspects of project management, including client satisfaction, internal staffing, scheduling, quality control, and profitability. 

You will also work directly with the Business Development Department to analyze new project opportunities and prepare proposals and presentations in pursuit of those projects. 

The position is available at any one of three offices (Ithaca, NY; Saratoga Springs, NY; or Watertown, NY).  The firm embraces a mobile work culture and has a robust infrastructure in place to support work from anywhere in the state. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
  • Registered Architect in the State of New York
  • 5 – 8 years’ experience as a Project Architect
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
  • Technical knowledge of building construction and building systems;
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, Speclink, Bluebeam, Deltek, NewForma, AutoCAD;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects and details simultaneously;
  • Gather and analyze data, present creative solutions, and prioritize workflow;
  • Develop and maintain record keeping systems;
  • Develop and implement short and long-term goals;
  • Work 100% independently and demonstrate initiative in meeting sales and revenue goals

To apply, interested and qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@thebcgroup.com

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Senior Level Architect  – Healthcare

This is a unique opportunity for collaborative, professional, entrepreneurial, and technically skilled candidates.  It is a top level, career advancement position within the firm.

The position is a critical “seller-doer” role at BCA.  You will oversee an existing portfolio of Healthcare related projects of varying complexity and be responsible to maintain and further grow the firm’s Healthcare Portfolio.  The position encompasses all aspects of project management, including client satisfaction, internal staffing, scheduling, quality control, and profitability. 

You will also work directly with the Business Development Department to analyze new project opportunities and prepare proposals and presentations in pursuit of those projects. 

The position is available at any one of three offices (Ithaca, NY; Saratoga Springs, NY; or Watertown, NY).  The firm embraces a mobile work culture and has a robust infrastructure in place to support work from anywhere in the state. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
  • Registered Architect in the State of New York
  • 8-10 years’ experience as a Project Architect

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Technical knowledge of building construction and building systems;
  • Code Competency – NYS Building Code, NFPA, FGI and DOH/OMH experience
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, Speclink, Bluebeam, Deltek, NewForma, AutoCAD;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects and details simultaneously;
  • Gather and analyze data, present creative solutions, and prioritize work flow;
  • Develop and maintain record keeping systems;
  • Develop and implement short and long-term goals;
  • Work 100% independently and demonstrate initiative in meeting sales and revenue goals

To apply, interested and qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@thebcgroup.com

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Entry Level Architect

BCA Architects & Engineers seeking an Entry Level Architect with 2 to 5 years of professional experience. The desired candidate will be responsible for the day to day production of contract documents and assist Project Managers through Construction Administration.  You could work out of our Ithaca, Watertown or Saratoga Springs locations.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
  • Proven skills in design and construction documents
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Excel, and Word is required, Revit experience is desirable 
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

To apply, interested and qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@thebcgroup.com

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Electrical Engineer

BCA Architects & Engineers is seeking an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our staff in their Ithaca, Watertown, or Saratoga Springs Office. The major function of 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 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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 10 years’ experience is desirable
  • Professional Engineering license is preferred

To apply, interested and qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@thebcgroup.com

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Architect

BCA Architects & Engineers is looking for a Project Architect to work out of their Watertown, Saratoga Springs, or Ithaca, NY office. 

 Minimum Requirements:

  • A 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

To apply, interested and qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@thebcgroup.com

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Mechanical Engineer (Plumbing)

BCA is seeking a Mechanical/Plumbing Engineer for our Watertown, Ithaca or Saratoga Springs office to provide mechanical design engineering in plumbing systems. Successful candidates will have experience in Plumbing systems for educational, healthcare and commercial building facilities. This position will require working on and leading teams for designs of various projects. Candidates will have the opportunity to lead in the growth of the Plumbing development of staff, mentor, work on a variety of exciting projects and become involved in business development activities for future projects. This opportunity involves a great combination of inside and field-based activities. Most site visits involve local travel with occasional out of town travel for short periods.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree Mechanical Engineering or Technology degree from an accredited engineering program.
  • One (1) to (10) years related experience, of which five (5) years must be in the design of Plumbing/mechanical systems for buildings, utilities, industrial, campus and facilities.
  • Knowledge of the International Building Codes families
  • Experience with Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD
  • Must have current Plumbing design experience (experience and/or interest in fire protection design is highly desirable)
  • Self-starter and highly motivated to progress in career path with a growing firm.
  • Effective time-management, written and oral communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills.                                                                                                        
  • Ability to provide value-oriented design suggestions, review drawings and documents to assure compliance with company design & production standards.                                                                                                                
  • Experience in contract document preparation; ability to read construction plans and specifications and general knowledge of construction administration.  

Desired Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • PE license
  • BS Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree.
  • Ability to work with internal and external staff on an individual and team basis.

To apply, interested and qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@thebcgroup.com

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Mechanical Engineer (HVAC)

BCA is seeking a Mechanical/HVAC Engineer for our Watertown, Ithaca or Saratoga Springs office to provide mechanical design engineering in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) building systems. Successful candidates will have experience in HVAC mechanical systems for educational, healthcare and commercial building facilities. This position will require working on and leading teams for designs of various projects. Candidates will have the opportunity to lead in the growth of the MEP development of staff, mentor, work on a variety of exciting projects and become involved in business development activities for future projects. This opportunity involves a great combination of inside and field-based activities. Most site visits involve local travel with occasional out of town travel for short periods. 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree Mechanical Engineering or Technology degree from an accredited engineering program.
  • One (1) to (10) years related experience, of which five (5) years must be in the design of HVAC/mechanical systems for buildings, utilities, industrial, campus and facilities.
  • Knowledge of ASHRAE, International Mechanical Code (IMC) and International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).                            
  • Experience with Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD.                                                                                                    
  • Must have current HVAC design experience (experience and/or interest in plumbing and fire protection design is highly desirable)
  • Self-starter and highly motivated to progress in career path with a growing firm.
  • Effective time-management, written and oral communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to provide value-oriented design suggestions, review drawings and documents to assure compliance with company design & production standards.
  • Experience in contract document preparation; ability to read construction plans and specifications and general knowledge of construction administration.  

Desired Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • PE license
  • BS Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree.        
  • Ability to work with internal and external staff on an individual and team basis.

To apply, interested and qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@thebcgroup.com

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Summer Internship Program

To participate in our Internship Program, an intern candidate must have a minimum GPA of 2.67.

A candidate shall also provide the following:

  • A letter requesting consideration and why you would like to be included in our Program including your area of interest.
  • Application for Internship Program
  • A resume.
  • A copy of your full transcript from your College/University (an unofficial transcript is acceptable).
  • 2020 Internship Program Canceled, See you in 2021

We receive numerous applications to our Internship Program each year. It is advised that your application is submitted as soon as possible for consideration in this competitive program. If you wish to apply for a position this year, please provide all the information requested so as not to jeopardize consideration of your application.

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Interested persons with experience in architecture, engineering, and construction management should send a letter of interest and resume to: 

Headshot 2 web3Beth Mac, Director of Human Resources
BCA Architects & Engineers
327 Mullin Street
Watertown, NY 13601 
jobs@thebcgroup.com


BCA Architects & Engineers, established in 1970, is a privately owned, fully integrated architecture-engineering firm located in Watertown, Ithaca, and Saratoga Springs. BCA offers a competitive compensation package that includes a medical plan; 401(k) program; vacation, sick and holiday time; a flexible work schedule and a commitment to providing continuing education opportunities for our employees.