SNC-Lavalin: Architectural Technologist

SNC-Lavalin provides cutting-edge engineering, procurement, construction and financing solutions to projects in more than 100 countries around the world. From the Canadian Arctic to the Southern African region, our multicultural workforce is driven by a fierce pride in their work and a pioneering vision.

As our revenues reach record highs, and our projects bring home some of the most prestigious prizes in the world, there has never been a better time to join our team. Now more than ever, SNC-Lavalin is truly a global leader in its field, and has just been chosen as the Preferred Proponent for the Evergreen Rapid Transit Line, which will connect Coquitlam to Vancouver via Port Moody and Burnaby and is scheduled to be in service in summer 2016. Evergreen Rapid Transit Holdings Inc., the SNC-Lavalin consortium will design, build and partially finance the Evergreen Line.

Key components of the project include elevated and at-grade guideways, a two-kilometre bored tunnel, six stations, power substations, train operating systems, parking facilities, and a vehicle storage and light maintenance facility. The project would fully integrate into the existing SkyTrain system, linking directly to the Millennium Line, with connections to the Expo Line, Canada Line, the West Coast Express and regional bus networks.

Position / Title Seeking: Architectural Technologist
Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

In light of this, our Transportation Division in Vancouver is looking for an Architectural Technologist to join our growing team. To perform this role successfully, the Architectural Technologist will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

•Developing design sketches

•Developing building details

•Producing drawings in conformance with relevant building code, municipal zoning bylaws and design specifications

•Coordinating Architectural drawings with other disciplines including internal and external consultants (Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, etc.)

•Coordinating specifications with drawings

•Producing 3D massing studies and presentation drawings



•A diploma or post-secondary degree related to architecture or building technology, or significant equivalent experience

•Registration, or eligibility of, with AIBC

•Minimum of 5 years experience in an architectural or engineering office is preferred

•Previous experience in Industrial, Transit, Healthcare, Institutional, and Commercial architecture preferred

•Experience in specification preparation

•Strong communication skills including strong English writing abilities required

•A collaborative and professional work ethic, a team player

•Strong understanding and training in building systems and technology

•Ability to execute a set of construction drawings in AutoCAD and Revit under supervision appropriate to experience



•Knowledge of NBC, NFC, NFPA, BCBC, VBBL

•Extensive working knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, and SketchUp – Microstation optional

•Other 2 and 3D rendering, presentation and BIM software tools an asset

•Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools

•Knowledge of local construction practices is an asset

•Strong design and problem solving skills

SNC-Lavalin is one of the world’s largest engineering and construction companies. Our Transportation Division is responsible for the development and execution of large transportation infrastructure projects valued at several billion. We offer an opportunity to work on some of the largest projects in North America. You will work in an environment that will give you an opportunity to excel and advance in your career.

While we sincerely thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
No agencies, no telephone calls please.

Please note that SNC-Lavalin DOES NOT accept unsolicited resumes from recruiting agencies and/or head hunting firms and we will not be responsible for any fees associated with hires from such resumes unless there is a written signed agreement with our Vancouver office.

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