Sr. Project Architectural Project Manage

Colonie, NY

Are you looking to bring your passion of creativity to work with you? We are looking for an inventive and innovative thinker to join our Architecture Team. If this sounds like you, apply now!

CHA’s architects envision buildings that will have a lasting impact by providing architectural design, interior design and planning that is focused on the people who will live, work, learn, grow and expand their horizons in these spaces. Our architects and designers seek to create high-quality, collaborative designs that stress innovation grounded in careful listening to functional needs and tailored to culture and specific organizational needs. At CHA, architects and engineers work together to create solutions that endure in the built environment.

At CHA, the Sr. Architectural Project Manager works diligently to complete projects within the scope, budget, and schedule. This key role is responsible for managing the overall client relationship including any technical, financial, or logistical issues that may arise. Our Project Managers are skilled collaborators who are experts at problem solving, adapting, and staying calm under pressure. The Sr. Architectural Project Manager sells and develops work with specific clients, ultimately leading to a “seller/doer” dual role, by understanding our client’s challenges, building partnerships with them, and providing creative solutions to those challenges.

The Sr. Architectural Project Manager coordinates contracts with the client, subcontractors, purchase orders, daily correspondence, and all other project related documents. The professional in this role is responsible for all project financials, manages subcontractor payments, and communicates updates to the client, management, and project team during monthly project review meetings with operations.

Additionally, the Sr. Architectural Project Manager develops a specific health and safety plan in coordination with health and safety manager and is responsible for verifying that projects meet required QA/QC compliance as determined by Quality Management Plan.

At CHA, you can build a career and find your passion across our diverse business lines and project teams. Being part of CHA means being part of a team of talented professionals, where you’ll find support for your career growth and the opportunity to impact our industry and our communities. Find your “why” at CHA!


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Registered Architect license required
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience required including at least 8 years’ project management experience experience required; specific experience with New York State, education, and office building projects a plus
  • Experience preparing proposals, project plans, extra work authorizations and project closeout documents for projects required
  • Experience managing project accounting processes to include project budgeting, forecasts and cash management required
  • Experience understanding and interpreting client contract requirements
  • Ability to track and oversee multiple projects required
  • Strong writing, graphic, and verbal presentation skills required
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision preferred
  • Knowledge of Revit and industry standard rendering software preferred
  • Ability to travel in-state as needed required

Culture/EEO Statement

At CHA, we work every day to create solutions, help people, and improve our world, committed to creating and fostering excellence in our diverse and highly talented teams. Our teams continually strive to find better ways – always searching, never settling – to achieve extraordinary results. Our values around hiring, training, and community engagement reflect a company culture that is inclusive and forward leaning, always pushing the limits of what is possible.

We as an organization celebrate the values of inclusion and equality, and advocate for the full participation of all people in an environment free of discrimination. To support these values, we invite all qualified applicants to be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.