Field Lievers Architecture Ltd. – Architectural Designer or Technologist

Position / Title Seeking:
Junior Architectural Designer or Technologist

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name:
Field Lievers Architecture Ltd.

Organization Description:
Field Lievers Architecture Ltd. is currently seeking either a Junior Architectural Designer or a Junior Architectural Technologist in our Grande Prairie, AB, office. We are currently the only local accredited architects in the City of Grande Prairie and deal with a wide variety of commercial, institutional, recreational, multi-family, emergency service and residential projects located throughout Alberta and Northern British Columbia.

We have a close-knit office team that supports one another and works fluidly on a variety of projects, applying each person’s skill set where best suited. We believe in a healthy work-life balance and support personal interests and family matters. We support applicants in the AAA internship program (or other equivalent jurisdictional programs) and will aid interns in completing their internship

Job Description:
The successful candidate will assist in all aspects of a project from programming through to construction and occupancy. Under the direct supervision of a licenced architect, they will be able to:

  • produce program documents
  • produce schematic design documents
  • prepare design presentation drawings
  • prepare renderings
  • prepare development permit drawings and documents
  • assist in preparing technical drawings and documents
  • complete mark-up drawings and sketches
  • assist in providing cost estimates
  • assist in preparing specifications
  • assist in coordinating sub-consultants
  • assist in managing construction administration documentation
  • assist in managing clients
  • research and become familiar with building products
  • become familiar with local bylaws and building codes
  • take direction and mentorship from senior staff
  • take part in quality control checks on outgoing documents
  • comply with office standards
  • work independently

Qualifications & Skill Sets:

  • Education from an accredited institution, either from an architectural design school or an architectural technology program.
  • Preferred 3-5 years Canadian experience.
  • Proficiency in computer programs of Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and
  • AutoCad, proficiency in Sketchup and Revit is an asset.
  • Basic knowledge of current Alberta Building Code.
  • Basic knowledge of local building bylaws.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to take direction from senior staff.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • Well organized and attention to detail.

Contact Info:
Attn: Amy Lievers, Architect AAA, AIBC, MRAIC

Field Lievers Architecture Ltd.
#100, 9835 101 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 5V4

ph: (780) 532-3690

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