Senior Associate - In-House Architect / Engineer


Posting Date: Sep 3, 2023

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

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When you join New York Life Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, you are joining a global investment company with a long history and passion for career development, innovation, collaboration, and diversity, equity and inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.

As a top 25 global asset management firm with more than $600 billion in assets under management, we have an important mission: to help build a better financial future for our clients, our employees, and our communities. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life Investments, so we can continue to help people achieve their financial aspirations. 



In-House Architect / Engineer for Leading Financial Institution


Qualifications & Responsibilities


Real estate department of major insurance company seeks an architectural & engineering professional to provide in-house expertise to support mortgage lending and investment activities in western US. The professional will be responsible for managing and reviewing external consultants performing physical and environmental due diligence for an active lending and investment platform. The position requires knowledge of design, construction and building systems for investment property types, and the ability to manage multiple time-sensitive projects. Candidate should have a thorough knowledge of site & civil conditions, structural systems, building enclosure, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), fire protection, life safety and vertical transportation systems.  Additionally, candidate should be familiar with environmental and seismic risk assessment and energy conservation practices as well as LEED and other sustainability designations.


The ideal Candidate should have 10 years of experience in property inspection, cost estimating, design review, and project management.  The professional should have experience inspecting and assessing the physical condition and costs for property types including offices, industrial buildings, retail and multifamily. The professional should also understand site and environmental conditions impacting development and use, including seismic risk and resiliency.  Responsibilities also include review and recommendations for architectural, engineering and specific design concerns. Prepare written review memorandums and cost analysis. Responsibilities also include:

  • Perform Construction Management / Owner’s Representative duties on development projects.
  • Conduct due diligence, including field inspections, and monitor ongoing projects.  Analyze and approve requests for construction progress payments.
  • Provide plan, specification, budget and design consulting for new developments and alterations.
  • Advise on property conditions as they relate to suitability for investment and collateral.
  • Report to Chief Architect and work with other professionals in the Real Estate Investment Group.


Experience and Skills


  • Bachelors in Architecture and/or Engineering. 
  • Professional License (RA or PE) is preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of multi-disciplined professional experience including site inspections, review of property condition and environmental site assessments, project plan and cost review and construction management.
  • Ability to manage multiple time sensitive tasks and work independently.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.





Salary range: $107,500-$162,500 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 89211






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