JM Architecture Inc. – Architectural Technologist

JM Architecture Inc. will accept applications for the following position:
Architectural Technologist

Minimum level of education:

  • Successful completion of a 4-year architectural certification program

Minimum experience:

  • 3 years local experience in architects office

Required competency:

  • AutoCAD LT
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Sketch Up
  • Sustainability design

Applicants must be registered with the AIBC or eligible for registration in the province of British Columbia.

The successful candidate will assist in administrative and product research, production of project documentation, consultant coordination, scheduling and general office duties.  Proficiency in the competency areas noted above must be demonstrated and may be tested.

JM Architecture Inc. is a small architecture firm with special interest in projects centered on residential and commercial uses.  Tourist accommodation, market housing, residential care and commercial retail/office are our principal project types.  All forms of construction systems apply and projects which lean to mid-rise combustible construction and/or sustainability are of high priority.

Applicants shall submit full documentation to satisfy these requirements in order to be considered. Please submit by e-mail to tina@jmarchitecture.ca

MCMP Architects – Intermediate Designers

Intermediate Designers Oct 19

MCMP Architects – Job Captain

Job Captain Oct 19

MCMP Architects – Senior Architect

Sr Architect Job Oct 19

MCMP Architects – Design Architect

Design Architect (Oct 18 2017)

MCMP Architects – Project Manager

Project Manager Oct 19

Ratio – Intern Architects & Architectural Technologists

Organization Description:
Ratio brings distinctive thinking, rigorous creativity and a progressive approach to every project. We are a growing firm who believes our strength is in the meaningful relationships we build through collaboration in design. We are a well established, growing firm with a diverse portfolio of work and current projects.

We are seeking full-time Intern Architects and Architectural Technologists with a minimum of 5 years Canadian experience to join our team. Applicants must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

What you can expect:

  • A friendly and exciting work environment that will challenge you daily
  • Projects that require creative and innovative solutions
  • Responsibility in leading projects and teams
  • An opportunity to apply sustainable design expertise to all of your work
  • An opportunity to provide meaningful input on projects at every stage of the design process
  • A competitive remuneration package and opportunity for growth for the right individuals

What we require:

  • A passion for design and great work
  • Broad design knowledge and project management experience
  • Ability to synthesize program into design and fully realized construction documents
  • Ability to solve  complex problems with creative, innovative solutions
  • Demonstrated local experience
  • Knowledge of the BC Building Codes and related local bylaws
  • Knowledge and applied experience with LEED and sustainable design concepts and solutions
  • A proficiency in English communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong Revit and AutoCAD skills are preferred.
  • Applicants must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

We would be pleased to receive your cover letter, resume and a small portfolio of relevant work (2MB or less) at careers@thinkratio.com .  We would like to thank all applicants but only those who meet all of the above criteria will be contacted.

Parallel Group Operations Inc. – Architectural Technologist

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Company:
Parallel Group Operations Inc.

Position:
Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Number of Positions:
1

Location:
Vancouver, BC

Salary:
Competitively based on candidate’s experience.

Resumes to be submitted to company website:
www.parallelgroup.com/about-us/careers               

At Parallel Group, we are dedicated to the advancement of technology and its contribution to architecture and engineering. That’s what makes us unique.  We find the greatest access to providing that contribution is through focus on the quality of the drawings & details we produce, and our enjoyment comes from succeeding with that. Quality is why our clients come to us, and their experience of working together with us is why they come back. Our success has resulted in an increasing volume of work and so we are looking for an Intermediate Architectural Technologists to join and contribute to our team.

Working downtown in the heart of the city, close to public transit, you will be part of a company that strongly supports the development of its people by assisting them in the advancement of their careers through ongoing training and education. Our core values include hard work, supporting our people, having fun along the way while contributing back to our community. If this sounds like you, we want to talk to you about being part of our team!

Intermediate Architectural Technologist: Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead small to large sized projects, including monitoring/managing staff time expenditure
  • Coordinate projects and liaise with clients, consultants and municipalities
  • Review and assess content and quality of drawings to meet our quality control standards
  • Generate architectural drawing packages and Revit models
  • Provide design input on residential projects
  • Mentor and develop co-workers

Intermediate Architectural Technologist: Skills and Attributes

  • Certificate/diploma in Architectural Drafting Technology from a recognised Technical College/Institute
  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the AIBC as an Architectural Technologist
  • Minimum 5 – 7 years of industry experience working on a variety of large and small projects
  • Proven experience with BCBC and VBBL
  • Comprehensive project design experience, from programming to detailing
  • Experience in residential design in both single and multi- family buildings
  • Experience with commercial and commercial interior projects (esp. commercial-retail TIs)
  • Experience with construction methods in wood, steel and concrete
  • Experience coordinating with municipalities and various consultants
  • Strong understanding of envelope and construction assemblies and detailing
  • An aptitude to work with existing structures
  • Strong Revit skills, along with proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Strong aptitude for graphics standards and a desire to create beautiful drawings
  • Self-motivated, with a willingness to learn and continue upgrading technical knowledge
  • Strong leadership ability; enjoys collaborating with others on projects
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Passionate appreciation for Architectural designs and drawings
  • Service and client/customer orientated

Architecture49 – Interior Designer

Intermediate Interior Designer

A49 Description:
Architecture49 is a growing firm with promising career opportunities for talented people. Our offices, situated from coast to coast across Canada, house a diverse and accomplished group of architects, interior designers, technologists, landscape architects, and support staff, and we are always looking for new people to enrich our team.
At A49, we foster friendly, open working environments where employees can thrive on congenial collaboration. We seek meaningful projects where we can build on our focused expertise and impact the communities in which we work. We strive to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues. We recognize the quality, motivation, and commitment of our employees and celebrate their achievements.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Architecture49Inc. is currently seeking an Interior Designer to work out of our Vancouver office.

This position will be responsible for the following:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generate exciting, forward thinking, project appropriate interiors which respect budget, schedule, and client aspiration.
  • Develop renderings of conceptual designs to communicate with clients and stakeholders
  • Provide overview and leadership in varied aspects of interior design: programming, schematic design, working drawings, and contract administration.
  • Research and source manufacturers for furniture systems, fixtures, materials and be able to direct staff to source/research, as appropriate.
  • Select and specify finishes and fixtures
  • Lead project meetings and client presentations
  • Prepare interior design proposals
  • Prepare preliminary costing and comparative material sourcing
  • Design using the latest research in workplace strategies, sport, entertainment, and associated interiors.
  • Prepare contract documents, including floor plans, finish plans, reflected ceiling plans, power and communication plans, interior elevations, millwork sections and details, schedules, specifications, general notes and information, in compliance with the Building Code
  •  Direct staff and assist as necessary with contract administration during construction
  • Review accuracy, omissions, errors, and legibility of interiors drawing packages

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in interior design related position
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Interior Design from a CIDA accredited program
  • Proficiency with Revit; Experience with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketch Up is considered an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Experience with Interior Design drawing package coordination and production
  • Attention to detail and commitment to producing accurate, complete, and legible drawings
  • Familiarity with local Building Codes
  • Experience in programming, planning principles, materials and furnishings.
  • Strong design and leadership skills and a professional work ethic
  • Excellent organizational and technical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Has obtained or is working towards NCIDQ registration

To apply for this position, please refer to our ad on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/572031961/

Bernd Hermanski Architect Inc. – Architect and/or Technician

Position / Title Seeking:
Registered Architect and/or Intermediate Technician

Level of Experience:
Intermediate

Organization Name:
Bernd Hermanski Architect Inc.

Organization Description:
BHAI is a 4 person full-service architectural firm located in Salmon Arm, BC. We serve primarily the Shuswap, Okanagan, South Thompson, and Rocky Mountain areas of the province. The practice has operated for 35 years with over 600 built projects of varying types and sizes.

Job Description:
We are currently looking for one or even two additional staff to be able to service our current and upcoming work load. Additionally, the principal will be considering retirement at some point, so there is the possibility of partnership/buy-out in the medium to long term.

This position would be well-suited to a motivated younger registered architect with five or so years of experience hoping to run his or her own firm one day, and who wants to live in a smaller city with all that that entails. The area offers a great and wholesome lifestyle with endless recreational opportunities close at hand.

Skill set should include familiarity with all the usual aspects of a small practice: from design conceptualization to computer drawing of construction documents and preparation of specifications; from client interaction to public presentations in front of city council.

Compensation will be negotiated commensurate with level of experience and performance.

Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia

Contact Info:
Please submit resumes or other expressions of interest by fax, email, or hard copy format.

email:
bernd@bhai.ca

fax:
250 832 7468

tel:
250 832 7400

mailing address:
Bernd Hermanski Architect Inc.
P.O. Box 1438
Salmon Arm, B.C.
V1E 4P6

Gateway Architecture – Architects/ Architectural Technologists

Architects/ Architectural Technologists (Intermediate/Senior)

Gateway Architecture is seeking candidates to join our growing team.

The successful applicant requires the following:

  • Be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia
  • Architectural Degree or Architectural Technology Diploma.
  • Experience in design of wood frame and concrete multi-family residential projects.
  • Experience in the use of Vectorworks, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office
  • Strong technical understanding of building construction and codes.
  • Effective communications skills and proficiency in verbal and written English

Please submit resumes in pdf format via email to:
ga@designvancouver.com

Please note that only interviewed candidates will be notified.

McLeod Bovell Modern Houses – Designer / Architectural Graduate

Intermediate Designer – Architectural Graduate

Organization Description:
McLeod Bovell Modern Houses consists of a 7-person team that is focused on delivering uniquely contemporary residential projects in Vancouver and West Vancouver.

Position / Qualifications:
We have an immediate opening for an intermediate level architectural graduate. We are looking for a candidate with:

  • A degree in Architecture from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • 3-5 years of post-graduate experience with a strong focus on contemporary construction detailing.
  • Experience developing drawings for design reviews, pricing, permit, and construction.
  • An ability to read, evaluate, and red-line consultant drawings and documents.
  • Knowledge of local zoning bylaws and the BCBC.
  • Proficiency in any CAD software, SketchUp, and Adobe Suite.

Job Description:
You will be tasked with:

  • Developing highly detailed drawings from schematic design through to construction documents.
  • Modelling all aspects of detailed residential projects including structure, envelope, and finishes.
  • Coordinating project consultants including structural, geotechnical, mechanical, envelope, and landscape.
  • Working with the general contracting team both on and off site.

Please apply via email with your CV / resume and portfolio to hiring@mcleodbovell.com with the subject ‘MBMH Intermediate Architectural Graduate’. We would like to thank-you in advance for your interest; we try to reply to all inquiries however this is not always possible. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Urban West Architecture – Architect / Intern Architect / Technologist

Position / Title Seeking:
Architect / Intern Architect / Technologist

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Description:
Urban West Architecture is a young, 4 person, design-focused studio based in Vancouver BC. Our current work spans a variety of project types including single + multi-family residences, urban infill, commercial buildings and renovations. We have projects located throughout the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and along the Sea to Sky Corridor. Link to our website: www.uwarchitecture.com  Link to our Instagram: www.instagram.com/urban_west_architecture/

Job Description:
We are looking for a design-oriented Architect / Intern Architect or Technologist to join our Vancouver office. This is an exciting opportunity to become a part of a newly established design studio (2016) and help shape our direction and vision as we grow and develop. This is a contract position with the potential to lead into a full time salaried position. Part time contract work may also be considered.

Required qualifications and skills:

  • Min. 3-5 years of experience working for an Architecture firm with a focus on single and multi-family residential projects.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience working with clients, coordinating consultants and communicating with local municipalities.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong design and graphic skills
  • Expertise in Autocad, Sketchup and Adobe CS Suite.
  • Experience and skill in preparing detailed Contract Documents and detailing light wood frame construction.
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.
  • Experience working with the BC building code and local zoning bylaws.

Apply with PDF resumes and portfolios only to info@uwarchitecture.com  Attn: Justin Bennett, Architect AIBC  Maximum 10 MB.

Please understand that due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only contact those eligible candidates for interviews. (No drop-ins or phone calls please)

MIZA Architects – Graduate / Intern Architect

Position:
ARCHITECTURAL GRADUATE / INTERN ARCHITECT

Roles + Responsibilities:
We are looking for someone who:

  • has a voracious appetite for design, complemented by a commitment to detail, excellence and thoroughness,
  • has a self-driven and positive attitude,
  • contributes positively to the office culture and atmosphere,
  • has an inquisitive and curious nature,
  • is committed to learning and growing both in the office and outside the office, and
  • demonstrates highly-developed personal organizational skills.

The successful applicant will participate in all phases of project work, with a focus on the conceptual/schematic design phase, including producing models, renderings and other materials required to explore and communicate design solutions. Other tasks may include general office administration and/or preparation of promotional materials.

Qualifications + Skills:
Successful candidates should have a post-secondary degree in architecture and demonstrate proficiency at the following:

  • oral and written communication skills
  • conceptual/schematic design
  • physical model building
  • 3D model building (with SketchUp)
  • rendering (with V-Ray) for architectural visualization
  • Adobe Creative Suite products (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc)
  • Intern Architect candidates must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

The following skills would be beneficial, but are not necessarily required:

  • Revit
  • AutoCAD
  • Rhino & Grasshopper
  • experience in wood frame and residential construction
  • familiarity with local codes and building practices

MIZA Architects is a proponent of the AIBC’s “Intern Friendly Firm” initiative, and preference may be given to individuals currently registered, or intending to register, as an Intern Architect with the AIBC.

Contact:
Please send Cover Letter, CV and Portfolio in PDF format to info@mizaarchitects.com (maximum 15MB email attachment).

No phone calls please.

Organization description:
MIZA Architects is a young, ambitious, design-driven and detail-oriented architecture office based in Vancouver. To learn more about us and our work, please visit our website at mizaarchitects.com

 

MIZA Architects – Architect / Intern Architect

Position:
ARCHITECT / INTERN ARCHITECT
with 4-8 years experience

Roles + Responsibilities:
We are looking for someone who:

  • has a healthy appetite for design, complemented by a commitment to detail, excellence and thoroughness,
  • has a self-driven and positive attitude,
  • contributes positively to the office culture and atmosphere,
  • has an inquisitive and curious nature,
  • is committed to learning and growing both inside and outside the office, and
  • demonstrates highly-developed personal organizational skills.

The successful candidate will primarily be required to prepare highly detailed and well-coordinated construction drawings in Revit and engage in Contract Administration activities once construction is underway. In addition, they may be asked to contribute to other projects at different phases in the office including schematic design, design development, and construction documentation..

Qualifications + Skills:
Successful candidates should have a post-secondary degree in architecture and demonstrate proficiency at the following:

  • Preparation of construction documentation in Revit
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in wood frame and residential construction
  • Familiarity with local construction codes and building practices
  • Candidates must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

The following skills would be beneficial, but are not necessarily required:

  • AutoCAD
  • conceptual/schematic design experience
  • 3D modelling (in SketchUp or Rhino)
  • rendering (with V-Ray) for architectural visualization
  • Adobe Creative Suite products (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc)

Contact:
Please send Cover Letter, CV and Portfolio in PDF format to info@mizaarchitects.com (maximum 15MB email attachment).

No phone calls please.

Organization description:
MIZA Architects is an ambitious, design-driven and detail-oriented architecture office based in Vancouver, Canada. To learn more about us and our work, please visit our website at mizaarchitects.com

Endall Elliot Associates – Architect / Designer

Endall Elliot Associates – Senior Architect / Designer

Endall Elliot Associates is a creative architectural and urban design firm based in the Yaletown area of Downtown Vancouver. We have an extensive work portfolio that includes complex urban mixed-use developments and a variety of residential, hotel, office and recreational projects. Recent work includes the Hotel Georgia and 980 Howe Street projects in Vancouver and the Capital Park development in Victoria’s legislative precinct.    (www.endallelliot.com)

We are looking for a talented Senior Architect or Designer with 8 -14 years of Canadian work experience to assume a project leadership role on a complex mixed use development. Strong design skills and experience in the rezoning and development permit processes is essential.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong conceptual design and design development skills, rooted in a comprehensive understanding of building technology.
  • Good experience in construction documentation and approval processes
  • Effective organizational and communication skills
  • Mid-rise and high rise residential experience
  • Fluency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-up
  • LEED Accreditation and REVIT skills (preferred)
  • Candidates applying for the Architect role must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Please send your resume and a brief portfolio to design@endallelliot.com

Thank you in advance for your response, however only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.   No phone calls please.

Endall Elliot Associates – Technician / Architect

Endall Elliot Associates – Intermediate- Senior Technician / Architect

Endall Elliot Associates is a creative architectural and urban design firm based in the Yaletown area of Downtown Vancouver. We have an extensive work portfolio that includes complex urban mixed-use developments and a variety of residential, hotel, office and recreational projects. Recent work includes the Hotel Georgia and 980 Howe Street projects in Vancouver and the Capital Park development in Victoria’s legislative precinct.    (www.endallelliot.com)

We are looking for a knowledgeable Intermediate – Senior Technical Architect or Designer with 6-11 years of Canadian work experience to assume a project leadership role in complex mixed use developments. While you will be involved in early design decisions, the successful candidate’s prime focus will be to develop those design decisions in a well thought out and coordinated construction documentation package. Strong AutoCAD drawing skills are essential.

The successful candidates will have:

  • Conceptual design and design development skills, rooted in a comprehensive understanding of building technology.
  • Good experience in construction documentation and approval processes
  • Fluency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-up & Revit (preferred)
  • Effective organizational and communication skills
  • Mid-rise and high rise residential experience
  • Candidates must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Please send your resume and a brief portfolio to design@endallelliot.com

Thank you in advance for your response, however only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.   No phone calls please.

GTA Architecture – Architectural Technologists

Position / Title Seeking:
Architectural Technologists

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name:
GTA Architecture

Organization Description:
GTA Architecture is a strong, vibrant organization located in Kelowna, BC, and is active in Architecture, Interior Design, Planning and Building Envelope Consulting. Our project portfolio includes Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, and mixed-use projects.

Job Description:
Junior / Intermediate / Senior Architectural Technologists required immediately for our Kelowna office to become part of our dynamic team. The successful applicants will be ambitious, flexible, capable initiative takers who are not afraid to take on new challenges and opportunities. This position requires the applicant to be able to follow direction well, be solution driven, be a contributing member of the design team, and be able to think conceptually, working both independently and collaboratively. The successful applicants will possess strong organizational skills, and be highly proficient in one or all of AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Creative Cloud, SketchUp, and 2D & 3D modeling software.

To be successful in this position, the following skills and experience would be ideal:

  • Technologist Diploma in Architecture (i.e. graduated from BCIT, SAIT, NAIT, SIAST, etc.)
  • 2 years minimum of experience with an Architectural Firm(s)
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia
  • Understand the design and construction process from concept to completion
  • Have working knowledge of the BC or National Building Code
  • Be detail oriented, efficient and organized, and have good record keeping skills
  • Ability to work both independently (self-directed) and collaboratively with staff, the project team, other disciplines, and Contractors
  • Ability to effectively communicate on-going project schedules, deadlines, and expectations with the project team leader both verbally and graphically
  • Review zoning bylaws when required
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills with fluency in English
  • Be self-motivated, manage, and organize time well

Our firm offers competitive salaries, group benefit packages and encourages and supports continued learning and development.

Contact Info:
Please forward your Resume and Covering Letter to admin@gtarch.ca with ‘Architectural Technologist’ in the Subject Line. Salary will be commensurate with experience and ability.

Thank you to all interested Applicants; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

GTA Architecture – Graduate / Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking:
Graduate / Intern Architect

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name:
GTA Architecture

Organization Description:
Do you want to become part of a reputable Architecture Firm in the Okanagan Valley? GTA Architecture is a strong, vibrant organization located in Kelowna, BC with a sister office in Vernon, BC. We are active in Architecture, Interior Design, Planning, and Building Envelope Consulting. Our project portfolio includes Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Buildings, and mixed-use projects.

Job Description:
GTA ARCHITECTURE HAS IMMEDIATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE for Graduate / Intern Architects. We are seeking mature, positive, and motivated individuals with a strong design and construction drawings background and a broad range of skills to complement our team.

To be successful in this position, the following skills and experience ideal:

  • Architectural Degree (B. Arch or M. Arch), or a Diploma from an accredited Technology School (i.e. Graduated from BCIT, SAIT, NAIT, etc).
  • Minimum of three to five years experience with an Architectural Firm(s).
  • Must be registered with AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Cloud, and other 2-D and 3-D modeling software.
  • Design in conformance with current Building Code, design guidelines, and project specific requirements.
  • Strong English written, verbal and visual communication skills.
  • Able to meet with Clients, prepare and manage building permit drawings, perform construction administration, and conduct Field Reviews

Our firm offers competitive salaries, group benefit packages, and encourages and supports continued learning and development. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Contact Info:
To apply, please submit Cover Letter with salary expectations, Resume, and references to admin@gtarch.ca . You may also include samples of recent work.

Thank you to all interested Applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Joseph Park Architecture – Intern Arch/ Technologist

Position / Title Seeking:
Intern Arch/ Technologist

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name:
Joseph Park Architecture

Job Description:
We are seeking new members to join our dynamic and growing architectural firm. We are relatively young and small office. We handle large projects in different types ranging from high end custom homes to commercial, residential and mixed use buildings. We are looking for self motivated and talented individuals who are genuinely interested in the profession of architecture; this will be an excellent opportunity to work directly with the architect to learn and to gain hands-on experience in all aspects of architectural practice from design to construction phases. Successful candidates should possess min. 2 years of local experience, solid understanding and knowledge of BC building code, VBBL and proficiency in AutoCAD, 3D, Sketchup, Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. Fluency in written and spoken English is a must. Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and with a salary expectation.

Contact Info:
career@jpai.ca

No phone call please.

VDA Architecture Limited – Architects

Position / Title Seeking:
Senior and Intermediate Architects

Level of Experience:
Intermediate

Organization Name:
VDA Architecture Limited

Organization Description:
VDA is a unique design firm that has practiced in Victoria for more than 30 years. We are proud to say that we have worked with more than 150 communities across Canada (and beyond) in developing projects that improve each community and the lives of those who live there. The VDA portfolio of projects includes everything from aquatic centres to arenas, from public works yards to public libraries, from warehouses to high-end office buildings, along with a wide range of multi-family homes.

VDA believe that the art and science of good design results in projects that are not only visually pleasing, with the form supporting the function of the building, but that we have also listened to and met the needs of our client; respecting their goals for the project, their budget and their schedule. This dedication to client service is a cornerstone of our design philosophy.

Job Description:
We are looking for a skilled designer and project/team manager to see projects through from the initial meeting with the client, developing the schematic design, following right through to construction documents, construction, and occupancy. The successful candidate should have the ability to direct support staff and lead the design team in an efficient and systematic manner. Experience in a variety of project types (multifamily residential, commercial, recreation) would be a benefit.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Registration with the AIBC (AAA would also be a benefit, but not mandatory)
  • Skilled with a computer (AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup, Microsoft Office, etc., etc.)
  • Good communication skills (not just talking, but listening!)
  • Experience with the BC Building Code
  • Project management/time management skills needed to keep your projects on track, on schedule, and on budget

Contact Info:
If a position with VDA interests you, please email a cover letter, resume, references and a sample of the projects you have undertaken as either a senior or intermediate architect to mail@vda.ca.

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. – Bilingual Project Coordinator

Position / Title Seeking:
Bilingual (French and English) Project Coordinator with A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name:
Janet David + Associates Inc. for A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.

Organization Description:
The second largest burger chain in Canada, A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. is a Canadian owned company that generates over $1 billion in revenues through more than 900 franchised restaurants. A&W has articulated Climate Goals that sustain an exceptional corporate culture. With a steadfast commitment to Climate Goals and strategy, A&W has consistently earned recognition as a highly successful enterprise and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

Job Description:
The Bilingual Project Coordinator is a member of a dynamic Design & Construction team. Ideally, the candidate will be based in Vancouver. However, consideration will be given to qualified candidates located in Montreal.

The Bilingual Project Coordinator provides direct, proactive and multi-faceted support in the design, construction and project administration of new A&W restaurants across the country with a particular emphasis on the Quebec market. The Project Coordinator reports to a Project Manager and assists the Project Manager in facilitating successful project completion in both turnkey and non-turnkey projects, from initial feasibility study through to permitting, tendering, construction, and deficiency management. The Project Coordinator has a number of technical and project management accountabilities, including: preparing feasibility site plans and architectural drawings; creating and modifying digital architectural renderings and custom signage graphics; preparing equipment lists and cut-sheets for A&W supplied items; tracking and implementing drawing and equipment changes as required; and monitoring and communicating project progress against expected timelines. Accordingly, the Project Coordinator liaises with a wide range of internal partners, including members of A&W’s Design & Construction, Equipment Services, Marketing, Operations, and Real Estate departments and external partners, including A&W franchisees, landlords, consultants, contractors, suppliers and representatives of municipal and regional authorities.

The ideal candidate is a proactive team player with a strong drive for results, ownership for their work and an ability to commit to deadlines on multiple projects, bringing them to successful and timely completion. An energetic independent self-starter who works well under pressure, the candidate must have a degree or diploma in a relevant discipline such as Building Technology and expertise in architectural drafting and space planning through the use of AutoCAD and other graphic software such as SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

With at least 2 years of experience in construction project management support, the ideal candidate has experience working with contractors and obtaining permits from the city, and has an understanding of typical construction practices and materials. The candidate must be very organized, have exceptional problem-solving and communication skills, and have an aptitude for negotiation and conflict resolution. With the capacity to anticipate and to multi-task with ease and accuracy, the ideal candidate has sound judgment and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Fluency in French and English is a requirement.

Contact Info:
All qualified candidates are encouraged to reply, in confidence, quoting file #14637, to search@janetdavid.com. Please forward a cover letter and resume as one WORD file. We thank all and acknowledge all applicants and will proactively contact those selected for interviews.

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. – Bilingual Project Manager

Position / Title Seeking:
Bilingual (French and English) Project Manager with A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name:
Janet David + Associates Inc. for A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.

Organization Description:
The second largest burger chain in Canada, A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. is a Canadian owned company that generates over $1 billion in revenues through more than 900 franchised restaurants. A&W has articulated Climate Goals that sustain an exceptional corporate culture. With a steadfast commitment to Climate Goals and strategy, A&W has consistently earned recognition as a highly successful enterprise and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

Job Description:
This is an outstanding opportunity for a career-track Project Manager who relishes a multi-faceted role with an exceptional company and iconic brand. The Bilingual Project Manager reports to the Director, Design & Construction. Ideally, the candidate will be based in Vancouver. However, consideration will be given to qualified candidates located in Montreal. There is a requirement to travel up to 25% of the time.
The Bilingual Project Manager is responsible for the planning and implementation of all new and renovated A&W restaurants as well as for the construction phase of all Corporate and Turnkey A&W restaurants with an emphasis on the Quebec market. While general contractors are responsible for on-site construction management, the Bilingual Project Manager plays a substantive relationship management and oversight role, particularly after development and sign permits have been obtained. Responsible for up to 20 projects simultaneously, the Bilingual Project Manager is supported by a Project Assistant.

The Bilingual Project Manager trains, supervises, coaches, and mentors the Project Assistant to nurture the development of a high-performing team. The Bilingual Project Manager provides proactive problem-solving support and regular reporting to ensure all projects are completed on time, on budget and in accordance with design guidelines, building codes and A&W’s standards. The position works closely with a broad range of internal stakeholders, including members of A&W’s Design & Construction, Purchasing & Distribution, Marketing, Operations, and New Restaurant Expansion teams, as well as external partners such as architects, consultants, general contractors, suppliers, landlords and representatives of cities and municipalities.

The candidate must be a high-energy, positive team player with a “can-do” attitude and superb problem-solving, time-management, influencing, negotiation, and technical skills. A flexible, organized self-starter and proven leader with a strong drive for results, the candidate must have the ability to make decisions and the judgment to know when to escalate matters. The candidate must have strong written and verbal skills in both French and English and demonstrated proficiency in working on technical and design matters in both languages.

The candidate must have in-depth knowledge of, and experience in, producing architectural drawings as well as the ability to read and understand civil, structure, mechanical and electrical drawings. Preferably, the candidate has familiarity with new building site and building development processes. The candidate must have extensive experience in the commercial sector and sound knowledge of current building codes, construction estimating practices and contracts. The candidate must have a degree in a relevant discipline such as Architecture, Engineering, Building Technology or Interior Design, 5 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. It would be an asset to have had experience in restaurant design and construction and a benefit to have completed the PMP designation.

Contact Info:
All qualified applicants are encouraged to reply, in confidence, quoting file #14636 to search@janetdavid.com. A&W offers an exceptional working environment and competitive compensation and benefits. We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will proactively contact those selected for interviews.

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. – Project & Facilities Standards Coordinator

Project & Facilities Standards Coordinator

The second largest burger chain in Canada, A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. is a privately-owned Canadian company that generates over $1 billion in system sales through more than 900 franchised restaurants across the country. A&W has articulated Climate Goals that sustain an exceptional corporate culture. With a steadfast commitment to Climate Goals and strategy, A&W has consistently earned recognition as a highly successful enterprise and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

The Project & Facilities Standards Coordinator role is a key technical and systems leadership role on a dynamic Design & Construction team. The role is based at A&W’s Corporate Home Office in North Vancouver, near Lonsdale Quay and with easy access to the Sea Bus and other public transit. Within a collaborative, multi-disciplinary context, the Project & Facilities Standards Coordinator is responsible for developing, reviewing, updating and maintaining prototype Facilities Standards drawings, and for managing related budgets and systems, for the A&W brand in Canada. The role has a mandate to ensure that A&W’s drawing standards are in a format compatible with current and evolving industry software and standard drawing practices. This multi-faceted role involves translating concept drawings to detailed drawings, technical construction problem-solving, product sourcing and evaluation, document management, preparing and analyzing construction budgets for prototypical drawings, and developing recommendations for product and design innovation.  The Project & Facilities Standards Coordinator also provides direct project assistance to Project Managers.

The Project & Facilities Standards Coordinator reports to the Director of Design & Construction. The role works closely with the Director, the Vice-President, Marketing, Concept Innovation, Design & Construction, other members of the Design & Construction team, as well as with representatives of A&W’s Equipment Services and Operations teams, the Facilities Committee and external suppliers and consultants.

The candidate must possess excellent architectural drafting and detailing skills (millwork and construction) and strong knowledge of standard construction practices and materials. An excellent problem-solver and pro-active organizer with the ability to both lead and be hands-on, the candidate must have the proven talent to remain calm under pressure and to work effectively with others to meet deadlines in a busy commercial setting. The candidate must have the ability to anticipate the impacts of decisions at both a project and organizational level. A team player and collaborator, the ideal candidate has a knack for influencing others and for keeping an eye on trends that will impact facilities design and construction. With sound knowledge of office systems and procedures, the candidate must have strong knowledge of, and expertise in, using drafting tools such as AutoCAD and related graphics and desktop publishing software, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and PageMaker. The candidate must have the ability to be assertive and diplomatic and possess a fine eye for detail while maintaining the big picture perspective. The candidate must bring a positive mindset to resolving issues with others and the demonstrated ability to achieve deadlines. The ideal candidate is resilient, has a strong sense of personal accountability and the confidence necessary to implement innovation. The candidate must be a motivated self-starter with high energy, a passion for translating concepts to detailed drawings and the ability to improve office systems and procedures. The candidate must have completed a post-secondary degree or diploma in Architecture, Architectural or Building Technology, or Design and at least 5 years of related technical experience.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to reply, in confidence, quoting file #14635, to search@janetdavid.com.  Please forward a cover letter and resume as one WORD file. We thank all and acknowledge all applicants and will proactively contact those selected for interviews.

PLACE Architect Ltd. – Architect’s Assistant/ Building Department Coordination

Position / Title Seeking:
Architect’s Assistant/ Building Department Coordination

Organization Name:
PLACE architect ltd.

Job Description:
I’m an architect with projects all over the lower mainland. I need to find an architecture student, tech, or intern who can represent me at the City of Vancouver building department, bringing in projects (mostly commercial tenant improvements) for review by enquiry centre officers, planners, and health department. You must have at least some experience with the City of Van process, and to be willing to get in line at 6 AM on days when we have things to take in. I don’t mind coaching the right person.

Pay will depend on your skills and experience. Frequency will vary. This is not a regular job but something that comes up periodically. Schedule can be flexible and we can work around school or other commitments.

Please email reply only, and include your qualifications and hourly rate.

I would like to find someone who could do a meeting for us next week.

Thank you!
www.placearchitects.com

Contact Info:
heather@placearchitects.com

Victoria School District – Building Technologist

Position / Title Seeking:
Building Technologist

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name:
Victoria School District, SD61

Organization Description:
Victoria is known for its vibrant arts community, great museums and galleries, and friendly neighbourhoods set amidst a backdrop of magnificent natural scenery and beauty. With the mildest climate in Canada, Victoria is ideal for those who love to garden and enjoy the outdoors.

VACANCY:
BUILDING TECHNOLOGIST:
Reporting to the Manager of Capital Planning and Implementation, the Building Technologist is responsible for designing and drafting renovation and construction projects, as well as project managing consultants and contractors. Applicants must have a two-year post-secondary diploma in Building Technology or similar technology program from a recognized institution.

For a detailed job description, please visit http://bit.ly/2CYYUA8

This is a continuing position, 35 hours per week, at $27.92 per hour, plus benefits.

Please submit letter of introduction, résumé and references to:
Human Resource Services
Greater Victoria School District No. 61
556 Boleskine Road
Victoria, BC V9Z 1E8
Or
Fax 250-475-4113 / Email hrs@sd61.bc.ca

Deadline for submission is 4:00 p.m., Friday, January 26th, 2018

While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

Contact Info:
silvanas@makeafuture.ca

Unison Architecture – Intern Architect  

POSITION:
Intern Architect  

ABOUT:
Unison Architecture is a small design oriented practice currently working on a variety of intriguing projects for indigenous communities throughout British Columbia. Our work reflects a thorough collaborative interaction with clients, funding agencies, consultants and builders, in order to produce functional, beautiful, economical and sustainable buildings.

For more information about us please visit our website at www.unisonarchitecture.ca and www.facebook.com/unisonarchitecture

POSITION:
Unison is currently seeking an Intermediate Intern Architect, who is creative, enthusiastic, self-motivated, team spirited and above all, passionate about design.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited architecture school;
  • Open to learning opportunities;
  • Natural disposition for teamwork;
  • Excellent graphic and communication skills;
  • High level of proficiency in Revit is required;
  • Other rendering software such as Vray and Photoshop (an asset);
  • Experience in Institutional projects preferred;
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience;
  • Building Code Part 3 knowledge;
  • Eligible for registration or registered with the AIBC;
  • Valid BC driver licence. This position may require travelling.

CONTACT:
We look forward to hearing from you!

Please email your resume and portfolio to  resume@unisonarchitecture.ca .

No phone calls or drop-ins please. We thank you in advance but only those shortlisted will be contacted.

 

Andrew Cheung Architects Inc. – Project Architect / Designer / Technician

We are a medium-sized, established firm which has a stable and consistent workload involving a wide range of projects.  The firm is now seeking for talented, dedicated individuals to join our team on existing and upcoming projects including high rise and low rise residential projects, commercial projects and high-end homes:

  • Project Architect / Designer
  • Technician

Opportunities are available for experienced and capable individuals to participate in project design, design development, working drawings and field review services.  Candidates must be good team players and have excellent interpersonal and computer graphic skills and the ability to effectively participate and work in a team environment.

The individuals we are looking for should have:

  • Local experience
  • Solid computer-aided drafting and design skill
  • Good understanding of building code & construction details is essential
  • Candidates applying for the Architect position must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Candidates will be expected to show example works at the time of interview.  Please email, fax resumes only.  Resumes should clearly detail your qualifications relative to the above-described skill set.

Please provide your resume via email or fax to:
Andrew Cheung Architects Inc.
Email: acai@telus.net
Fax: 604-685-1889

No telephone calls or drop-ins please.

 

 

 Ledingham McAllister – Director of Development

Ledingham McAllister

Director of Development

Ledingham McAllister is one of Vancouver’s most prominent real estate companies, successfully constructing and developing projects in the region for more than 110 years. Locally-owned and BC-focused, the company is led by some of Vancouver’s most respected industry professionals. Ledingham McAllister’s vast portfolio includes numerous commercial and residential buildings as well as the master-planned communities of Waterscapes, Brentwood Gate, Silhouette and Southgate Village. To meet the demand of the more than thirty projects in planning and construction, Ledingham McAllister seeks a talented Director of Development to join their team.

The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Development, the Director of Development (Director) will be responsible for navigating a portfolio of projects from the early stages of development, through construction, marketing and sales. The Director will collaborate with Acquisitions and the company leadership to create project proformas and otherwise assess the feasibility of potential new projects. Once a site is confirmed, he / she will work closely with company partners to set development and construction budgets and schedules. The Director will assemble a team of external consultants and review, monitor and guide their work throughout the project. He/she will play an active role in project design, helping to determine the project vision, specification, amenities and unit mix. The Director will establish and maintain positive working relationships with municipal staff, secure all regulatory approvals, and retain a thorough understanding of development guidelines and policies throughout the region. During construction, the Director will review and monitor architectural and engineering plans and track project progress relative to the set budget and schedule. At all times, he/she will facilitate and coordinate effective communication between project consultants, trades and construction managers. The Director will work closely with Ledingham McAllister’s in-house Sales and Marketing team to design and construct project sales centres. He/she will prepare and review disclosure statements and addendums, purchase and sale agreements, and other legal documentation critical to the sales program. The Director will review leasing agreements and assist with job close-out, post mortems, strata concerns and warrantee issues. He/she will remain advised of market development and competitor activity and will share such market intelligence with Acquisition and Sales colleagues. The Director will mentor and supervise the work of more junior Development colleagues. At all times, he/she will be a positive corporate representative within and external to the organization.

The Candidate:
Applicants for this role must possess seven (7) or more years working in a similar role as well as post-secondary education in Urban Planning, Real Estate Development, Architecture or Engineering. To succeed in this role, candidates will also require:

  • A strong understanding of, and a passion for, good design;
  • Excellent written, oral and digital communication skills;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to foster sincere relationships with diverse groups;
  • A strong work-ethic, self-confidence, maturity and a sense of humour.

 To Apply:

  • If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career and meet the criteria above, please submit your resume, with cover letter to Kristina Morse via (klm@resolvesearch.com).

 

The University of Victoria – Project Manager

Job Title:
Project Manager

Organization Description
The University of Victoria, is searching for a Project Manager with renovation, new construction and/or program management experience to join their Project Management Services team. As stewards of the campus, Facilities Management fosters and enriches an inviting and functional environment that welcomes and supports all who come to the University. Facilities Management’s customers include Deans, departments, faculty, staff and students. The department’s branches work together as a team to ensure a high standard of customer service delivery, as well as the provision of capital projects, and effective, efficient and safe performance for the operation and maintenance of campus buildings.

Job Description
Reporting to the Associate Director, Project Management Services, the Project Managers provide direction and leadership in the undertaking of strategic planning and delivery for new capital projects for the university. These positions lead project stakeholders through the capital planning process, providing guidance and support to planning within the framework of the University’s 5-year capital plan, sustainability policy, space guidelines and the departmental service plan. The role requires flexibility to work weekends or after hours. The Project Manager utilizes their extensive knowledge of capital project management, planning, design, construction and project administration to deliver on their responsibilities in a manner appropriate for the project conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage projects during the development of contract documents, tender phase, and administer the project during the construction phase
  • Actively manage the tendering of projects and manage the consultant preparation of contract documents
  • Participate in consultant meetings, monitor the process and consultants’ minutes and reports for accuracy and comprehensiveness
  • Prepare service requests to in-house trades and Purchase Requisitions / Orders for external goods and services
  • Lead the planning of renovations to university buildings and spaces, and at times pre-plan major projects in advance of turn-over to other staff member for delivery
  • Establish initial project requirements including identifying resources required for the project
  • Coordinate closely with the University of Victoria Campus Planning and Sustainability Department to ensure projects conform to the Campus Plan
  • Maintain up-to-date best practices and implement standard university project management work flow procedures, forms and templates for managing major construction projects
  • Establish Project Budget Control reports to identify the approved budgets and the forecasted total project costs
  • Maintain records of consultant and contractor performance
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, policies, guidelines and best practices
  • Manage consultant teams to ensure delivery of full scope of services, and evaluates performance
  • Prepare consultant contract documents as required for provision of project related services
  • Request revisions and undertake value analysis processes as required
  • Oversee design review, check consultant design documents for accuracy and conformance to University policy
  • Contribute to implementation of the University’s Sustainability Action Plan
  • Ensure high performance and green building standards are incorporated into capital projects and facility renewals
  • Develop written scopes of work for the hiring of professional consultants
  • Request revisions as may be required, and make recommendations to the Director for approval based upon alignment with project requirements

Skills & Qualifications:

  • University degree in Architecture or Engineering; or diploma in Architectural Technology and applicable experience
  • Registration in a relevant professional association in British Columbia (PMP, Leed AP, Gold Seal Certification)
  • Three to twelve years’ experience in a junior, intermediate or senior project management role
  • Proven effective leadership and performance management of direct and/or indirect staff
  • Able to coach and mentor staff in aspects of the profession such as leadership, project management methodology, industry standards, people skills and navigating politics
  • Extensive knowledge of capital project management, for construction projects of varying type, size and complexity
  • Able to provide effective briefings, seminars and presentations, to both small and large audiences
  • Able to create detailed major capital project budgets ranging from $50K to $100M
  • Knowledge of high performance building systems and design, LEED-Gold requirements and processes, and other sustainable and green building practices
  • Improves work practices to achieve desired results and support productivity
  • Demonstrates adaptability and resilience in response to changing work environments and demands
  • Communicates effectively in conversation and writing with a broad range of people
  • Values diversity of the university’s people and their cultures
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the university’s vision, mission and goals

Contact Info
Please note:
 We are searching for Junior, Intermediate and Senior Project Managers. This is an ongoing posting without a scheduled closing date. The posting may be open for up to one year. Applications will be reviewed as received.

If you feel this opportunity speaks to your abilities, you have the demonstrated background and are interested in learning more, please forward your resume to Linda.Beaudry@mnp.ca or call 778.432.3056.