Careers


Based in Red Hook, Brooklyn, Ecotone’s full-service design and construction studio creates revitalizing wellness spaces, including spas, indoor gardens, and public works. As a design/build operation, Ecotone has developed expertise in several practice areas, including in-house technical & architectural design, precision fabrication, commercial construction management, and specialty trade contracting. Detail, quality, professionalism, and craftsmanship are the cornerstones of our foundation as a firm.


At Ecotone, there is ample opportunity for cross-disciplinary collaboration, hands-on experience, and growth within our operation. In addition, our team recognizes that passionate and talented people are critical to our business’s success and design approach. Therefore, we seek to foster and develop long-term working relationships within our organization and network.



Current Openings


Full-Time

Ecotone seeks a Construction Project Manager experienced in NYC high-rise commercial and luxury residential projects. We hope to identify an individual with a background in the trades, who thrives in being hands-on with a small team, knows their way around the job site, and enjoys building. This individual can manage projects with intimate familiarity with the logistics and challenges of our installation team and the trades we coordinate.

Responsibilities
  • Success in this position depends primarily on a passion for building and a drive to grow within this role and industry.
  • This critical role player should be at home in the field with the trades and in the office with designers, architects, and other construction management.
  • Our operation is design and build, so this role requires a technical understanding of custom millwork, metalwork, and electrical systems and a willingness to work alongside and learn from fabricators to incorporate their knowledge of the process into daily logistical considerations.
  • Adept at implementing the latest tools, software, and networking resources to stay lean and competitive.
  • Comfortable with taking the lead on developing and implementing installation processes.
  • As a critical team lead, you should understand what contributes positively to our culture.
  • Strong communication skills, excellent follow-through, and a detail-oriented inclination are essential prerequisites.
  • You will be responsible for all phases of project management and on-site installations, including but not limited to the following:
    • Purchasing equipment and materials.
    • Coordinating in-house logistics.
    • Coordinating subcontractor and external MEP trades.
    • Managing relationships with client development teams.
    • Coordinating Change Orders and responses to RFIs.
    • Managing compliance with our Corporate Health and Safety Program.
    • Motivating and inspiring crew members throughout the project and keeping them safe.
    • Working alongside installers and fabricators when required.
    • Managing and recruiting talent.
    • Providing clarifications and in-field solutions to the construction team during the installation.
    • Coordination on project scope, details, and approvals with clients and external partners, including millworkers, lighting vendors, and consultants.
Qualifications
  • You flourish in a role where your team is counting on you.
  • Osha 30, SST, etc. A competent person and related cards are a bonus.
  • 3-5 Years minimum previous experience in relevant Construction PM Role.
  • 3-5 Years of background experience hands-on in a skilled trade.
  • Effective communicator across disciplines. Applicant should be an effective speaker, writer, and active listener. This role will require coordinating communication channels between design professionals, construction foremen, vendors, and tradespeople.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills and emotional intelligence.
  • Some Proficiency in CAD, Adobe Suite, and Bluebeam is preferred.
  • Ability to learn new technology and adjust to new work patterns.
  • Must be a strategic, creative thinker, troubleshooter, and problem solver, capable of identifying inefficiencies, assessing issues, developing systems, and implementing solutions.
  • Should take ownership of construction workflow.
  • You are collaborative and enjoy working as an integral part of a small team.
  • Knowledge of materials, construction techniques, details, methods, and building codes.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Experience with Procore is a plus.
  • Conversational Spanish is a plus.
  • A degree in Construction Management is a plus.
  • Experienced Driver is a plus.
Additional Details
  • This is a full-time position.
  • This position will be based out of our Red Hook, Brooklyn studio office.
  • Salary Range commensurate with experience.
To apply, please submit your resume to jobs@ecotoneny.com.




Full-Time

Ecotone seeks a creative, committed designer passionate about urban wellness design and technical precision. In addition, we hope to identify an individual who thrives in a dynamic environment with a small team.

Responsibilities
  • Success in this position depends primarily on a passion for designing and a drive to grow within this role and industry.
  • This critical role player should be at home in the uninhibited exploration of conceptual design processes.
  • Our Studio is design and build, so this role requires a technical understanding of custom millwork and metalwork and a willingness to work alongside and learn from fabricators to incorporate their knowledge of the process into shop drawings.
  • Adept at implementing the latest tools, software, and networking resources to stay lean and competitive.
  • Comfortable taking the lead on developing and implementing design processes.
  • As a critical team lead, you should understand what contributes to our overall culture.
  • Strong communication skills, excellent follow-through, and a detail-oriented inclination are essential prerequisites.
  • You will be responsible for design/documentation production and project management duties. Including but not limited to:
    • Project document organization.
    • Conceptual packages and renderings.
    • Modeling, detailing, construction documents, and shop drawings.
    • Organizing presentations to clients, consultants, freelancers, and vendors.
    • Specifications, rough estimating and ordering.
    • Product Research. Responsible for researching and obtaining technical data and design information.
    • Coordination with in-house fabricators, clients, GC, MEP, etc.
    • Managing outside design talent, i.e., Unreal Engine Rendering specialists & intern talent.
    • Providing clarifications and in-field solutions to the construction team during the installation.
    • Coordination on project scope, details, and approvals with clients and external partners, including millworkers, lighting vendors, and consultants.
Qualifications
  • You flourish in a role where your team is counting on you.
  • Graduate of an accredited Master’s or Bachelor of Architecture degree program or related combination.
  • 3-5 Years minimum previous experience in an architectural or interior design firm. 5+ Years preferred.
  • Some lead experience, even if only project-based.
  • Licensure is not required but is considered a strength.
  • Proficiency in Revit and Rhino is required.
  • Proficiency in CAD, Adobe Suite, Enscape, and Bluebeam Revu preferred.
  • Experience with custom details, material specification, and fabrication preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and delegate supporting tasks.
  • Ability to learn new technology and adjust to new work patterns.
  • Should take ownership of design workflow.
  • You are collaborative and enjoy working as an integral part of a small team.
Additional Details
  • This is a full-time position.
  • This position will be based out of our Red Hook, Brooklyn studio office.
  • Salary Range commensurate with experience.
To apply, please submit your resume to jobs@ecotoneny.com.



 
Full-Time

We seek a construction installer working primarily on jobs in NYC and sometimes the tri-state area. This job is for an experienced installer who is dependable and can drive. You would join a small team with a foreman responsible for our workflow, organizing jobs, and training you on the job. The responsibility we are looking for in this role is a crew member who is more than a helper, not the team lead, but you would be responsible for transporting tools, materials, and one other worker from our shop in the morning to job sites.

Requirements
  • You should have familiarity with commercial and high-end residential construction in NYC.
  • Experience as a carpenter or millworker is preferred. 3-5 Years Minimum.
  • 3-5 Years minimum previous experience in an architectural or interior design firm. 5+ Years preferred.
  • Experience as an electrician or other skilled trades will be considered. A variety of experience and trade work is a plus.
  • You must have an OSHA 30 Construction and an SST card.
  • You should have a valid US Drivers license and clean driving record.
To apply, please submit your resume to jobs@ecotoneny.com.

 

Full-Time

The Apprentice works primarily on jobs in NYC and sometimes the tri-state area. They will receive intensive apprenticeship training on Ecotone’s construction and installation team. Through hands-on construction and building learning, they will work indoors and outdoors on fine details and furniture, at the shop in Brooklyn or during an installation on a job site. They will sometimes even learn mechanical, plumbing, and electrical design and systems. They will also drive, load, and unload trucks in this position. More than a helper, the apprentice is given essential responsibilities such as transporting tools and materials and driving other workers from our shop to job sites.

Qualifications
  • Experience as a carpenter or millworker is preferred. A variety of experience and trade work is a plus.
  • You must have an OSHA 30 Construction and an SST card, as well as, of course, a valid US Drivers license and clean driving record.
  • Some familiarity with commercial and residential construction in NYC is a plus.

To apply, please submit your resume to jobs@ecotoneny.com.