KMBR Architects Planner Inc. – Intermediate / Senior Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate / Senior Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: KMBR Architects Planner Inc.

Organization Description (Optional): KMBR is a boutique firm of over 20 individuals who believe strongly in the value of public interest and community architecture. The practice is founded on a culture and organization of diversity, where the strengths and interests of each member of the firm are matched to the project roles and requirements. We believe that every person should be recognized for their unique abilities and connected with fulfilling work. Collaboration among staff and other stakeholders ensures a cross-fertilization of ideas, and helps keep our design process and solutions fresh.

Our project sectors range from K-12 and post-secondary education, to public safety and healthcare. We provide a supportive team environment in a friendly, professional atmosphere and offer: a competitive salary and benefit plan, flex time, professional development benefit, and company paid social functions.

Job Description: POSITION OVERVIEW:

At KMBR our team is our greatest asset and we always seek to hire the most talented people in the architectural industry. For an intermediate technologist we offer unique opportunities to develop skills in client relationships, team management, and construction contract administration. Team members are involved in all project phases, focusing on design development through production of drawings, construction administration, site review and project close-out.

While we are looking for people who are specifically suited to our immediate needs, we support and encourage each individual’s professional development goals and long-term growth at KMBR, for the right candidate there are no limits to what this opportunity could develop into.

RESPONSIBILITY:

• Review and comment of Contract Documents
• Review and comment of Specifications
• Site Review and Meeting coordination
• Reporting, Contemplated Change Orders, Change Orders, Certificate for Payment review
• Consultant coordination and liaison
• Office documentation

REQUIREMENTS:
The right candidate will have:

• Graduate of a recognized technical college
• 5-10 years’ experience with K-12, public safety, post secondary, and / or municipal projects
• Experience in wood, steel and construction detailing
• Thorough knowledge of the BC Building Code
• Building envelope knowledge or accreditation
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Extremely well organized with good interpersonal skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Autocad
• Ability to coordinate consultants and office staff

Contact Info: If you are passionate about architecture, motivated to innovate, and expect personal growth through collaboration and team work, we would like to hear from you.

To apply, please email your resume and current portfolio in PDF format to info@kmbr.com or deliver a hard copy by post mail or in person to KMBR Architects Planners Inc., 1788 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 1V6.

Checkwitch Poiron Architects Inc. – Architect or Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Architect or Intern Architect

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name: Checkwitch Poiron Architects Inc.

Organization Description (Optional): Checkwitch Poiron Architects Inc. (CPA) is an internationally recognized award-winning architectural firm with offices in Nanaimo and Vancouver, British Columbia. Our work covers a wide variety of project types including institutional, commercial and residential projects located on the mainland, Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. We are a detail-oriented, technically proficient, studio-based office that fosters the growth and professional development of our employees.

Job Description: Checkwitch Poiron Architects Inc. is seeking to fill a position at our downtown Vancouver office. We are looking for a proactive, organized and team oriented individual for a permanent full time position. The successful candidate will ideally possess the following attributes:

• minimum 4 years experience
• Architect AIBC or enrolled in IDP
• fluency in English with excellent oral and written skills
• excellent design ability
• knowledge of current codes and municipal zoning requirements
• strong technical detailing ability
• experience with design and construction document preparation
• proficiency with Vectorworks software
• self-motivated with a keen interest in architecture and building

Experience in wood-frame construction, Passive House, LEED, Sketchup and AutoCAD are also desired assets.

Contact Info: Forward a maximum 10 page CV including examples of work and references as a PDF to careers@cparch.ca

KMBR Architects Planner Inc. – Senior Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Senior Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: KMBR Architects Planner Inc.

Organization Description (Optional): KMBR is a boutique firm of over 20 individuals who believe strongly in the value of public interest and community architecture. The practice is founded on a culture and organization of diversity, where the strengths and interests of each member of the firm are matched to the project roles and requirements. We believe that every person should be recognized for their unique abilities and connected with fulfilling work. Collaboration among staff and other stakeholders ensures a cross-fertilization of ideas, and helps keep our design process and solutions fresh.

Our project sectors range from K-12 and post-secondary education, to public safety and healthcare. We provide a supportive team environment in a friendly, professional atmosphere and offer: a competitive salary and benefit plan, flex time, professional development benefit, and company paid social functions.

Job Description: POSITION OVERVIEW:

At KMBR our team is our greatest asset and we always seek to hire the most talented people in the architectural industry. For a senior technologist we offer unique opportunities to develop your skills in client relationship management and team leadership. In this role, you will be involved in all design and technical aspects of projects from the schematic design phase through to contract administration. You will have a role in coordinating the project team, consultants, and the client as well as liaising with authorities having jurisdiction to meet project objectives. Additionally, you will utilize your robust technical knowledge to produce detailed design and project documentation.

While we are looking for people who are specifically suited to our immediate needs, we support and encourage each individual’s professional development goals and long-term growth at KMBR, for the right candidate there are no limits to what this opportunity could develop into.

RESPONSIBILITY:

• Under the direction of Design Manager, assist in the preparation of Construction drawings, including plan/elevations, preparing details from sketches, development permit drawings, construction documents including Specification assist.
• Assist Design Manager in all project phases
• Preparation of presentation materials using 3D software
• Research materials, technical details through library and manufacturers
• Conduct research on sustainable products may be required
• Assist in review of shop drawings

REQUIREMENTS:
The right candidate will have:

• A combination of talent and technical skills in design projects
• At least ten years of experience within an architectural firm
• A university degree in Architecture or Building Science/Architectural Technology diploma (min. 2-year program)
• Construction documentation experience, including coordination and working drawings
• Working knowledge of specifications
• The ability to coordinate documents with consultants
• Demonstrated competence in a leadership/job captain role on a production team
• The ability to work with ease in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment
• The ability to work well as a team member and independently
• The ability to translate design intent into construction detailing
• The ability to manage a variety of complex projects simultaneously
• A high level of proficiency with REVIT and AutoCAD
• Knowledgeable of the BC Building Code
• A high degree of attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• LEED accreditation is an asset

Contact Info: If you are passionate about architecture, motivated to innovate, and expect personal growth through collaboration and teamwork,, we would like to hear from you. To apply, please email your resume and current portfolio in PDF format to info@kmbr.com or deliver a hard copy by post mail or in person to KMBR Architects Planners Inc., 1788 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 1V6.

KMBR Architects Planner Inc. – Intermediate to Senior Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate to Senior Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: KMBR Architects Planner Inc.

Organization Description (Optional): KMBR Architects Planners Inc., located in Vancouver, BC and founded in 1958, is a team of 25 qualified professional and technical staff, including four principals and three associates. We are passionate about collaboration, and approach challenges as opportunities for leadership, innovation and growth. Our project sectors range from K-12 and post¬secondary education, to public safety and health care. We provide a supportive team environment in a friendly, professional atmosphere and offer: a competitive salary and benefit plan, flex time, professional development benefit, lunch and learn sessions, secure on-site bike storage, and company paid social functions.

Job Description: POSITION OVERVIEW:

• The right candidate has a combination of talent and technical skills in design projects and feasibility studies, and has the ability to work with ease in a multi-faceted team environment.
• Ability to work independently.
• Demonstrated competence in a leadership role.
• Detail oriented.
• Capable of leading a project from design into construction administration.
• Capable of working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
• Capable of managing a variety of complex projects simultaneously.
• Rare opportunity for the right individual for growth in an established, evolving firm.

RESPONSIBILITY:

• Under the direction of the Partners, preparation of feasibility study reports and Design/Construction documents, including specifications.
• Preparation of presentation materials using 3D software.
• Team Leader on interdisciplinary design/build teams, overseeing quality of work, fee compliance, schedule and coordination with design consultants.
• Managing Client relationships and communicating directly with project stakeholders.

REQUIREMENTS:

• At least 5 years of experience within an architectural firm.
• University degree in Architecture required.
• Proficiency in REVIT and AutoCAD.
• Construction documentation experience, including coordination and working drawings.
• Working knowledge of specifications.
• Ability to coordinate documents with consultants.
• Must work well as a team leader, team member and be a self-starter.
• Knowledgeable of BC Building Code.
• Good communication skills (written and verbal) are required.
• LEED accreditation an asset.
• Registration with the AIBC or eligibility to register.

Contact Info: If you are passionate about architecture, motivated to innovate, and expect personal growth through collaboration and teamwork, we’d like to hear from you. To apply, please email your resume and current portfolio in PDF format to info@kmbr.com or deliver a hard copy by post mail or in person to KMBR Architects Planners Inc., 1788 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 1V6

SRA Architects Inc. – Intermediate to Senior Technologists – 2 positions

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate to Senior Technologists – 2 positions

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: SRA Architects Inc.

Organization Description (Optional): SRA Architects is mid-sized, boutique architectural practice with over 30 years experience on the West Coast of North America – from the Sunshine Coast to Southern California – we provide comprehensive architectural, planning and interior design services on a wide range of developments and restorations.

We help our clients bring their lifestyle dreams to fruition.

Job Description: There are two positions available for our new 1412 West 7th Avenue location in Vancouver.

We are looking for an empowered and supportive communicator and someone who is willing to think creatively, analytically and knows how to navigate the complexities of an ever-changing industry. You must be resourceful. We are seeking someone with potential, however, local experience is important this highly technical role. The qualified candidate should be able to meet registration criteria with the AIBC for this role.

A summary of competence and requirements:

Prefer minimum 5 years’ local experience on multi-family projects
Knowledge of local codes and building science.
Competency in all aspects of contract documentation, working drawings, detailing, development/building permit submissions, envelope details, review shop drawings, prepare tender and construction documents
Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUP and all Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.) general aptitude for technology
Liaise with clients, co-workers, subcontractors, consultants and municipal authorities
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to monitor and develop schedules to ensure timely completion of projects
Ability to work independently and with a team
Excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
Must reside within the greater Vancouver area

SRA offers great health benefits and a competitive salary.

Contact Info: We ask that qualified candidates send their resume and sample of original CAD work and any questions in confidence to srarch@srarch.net and mcandler@srarch.net

Due to high volume of applicants, we can only respond to those who meet the requirements.

Thank you in advance and looking forward to meeting you!

Hotson Architecture – Intermediate to Senior level Intern Architect or Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate to Senior level Intern Architect or Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Hotson Architecture

Organization Description (Optional): Hotson Architecture is a small design-focused practice, based in Vancouver, now looking to grow. Established in 2013, we currently have a number of multi-family residential projects at various stages in the approvals process, as well as a range of projects from commercial interiors to feasibility studies.

Job Description: We have an immediate need for an individual with a minimum of 5 years post-graduate work experience, who is capable of working independently on multiple projects, within a collaborative environment. This is not an entry level position. It is best suited to someone who is capable of taking on a high level of responsibility, is technically minded, self-motivated, and organized.

Candidates must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Qualifications & Experience:

– Minimum experience of 5 years in the design, drawing and construction of various project types, with an emphasis on complex and multi-family residential.
– Strong problem solving skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
– Experience and skill in technical construction detailing and documentation.
– Contemporary design sensibility, along with strong graphic/presentation abilities.
– Proven record in advancing design concepts through to the permit and construction drawing phase.
– Experience working with the BC Building code, Vancouver Building Bylaw, and local zoning bylaws.
– Ability to work independently, and as a collaborative partner.
– Strong communication skills working with clients, coordinating with sub-consultant teams, and contractors.
– A high level of digital proficiency, such as AutoCad, Adobe Suite, and Sketchup, etc. Revit is considered an asset.
– An entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in growing with a young practice.

Contact Info: Please send applications by email to jobs@hotson.ca
Submissions should be in PDF format and less than 10MB in size. Thank you for your interest, please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Chernoff Thompson Architects – Registered Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Registered Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Chernoff Thompson Architects

Organization Description (Optional): Chernoff Thompson Architects has a position available for a team member Registered as an Architect with the AIBC, or eligible for registration. We are continuing a growth phase and are looking for well-rounded architects with experience in all aspects of design, documentation, and construction. We have a number of institutional clients, and currently have projects for 10 different post-secondary institutions in Canada and the United States, as well as various projects for all levels of government.

We are looking for team players to join our leadership track, who are comfortable working with clients and consultants, and have a high interest in design, detailing, and construction administration. We are also looking for individuals who are moving fast in their career track but yet are able to provide measured guidance to more junior intern architects.

Job Description: Ideal candidates will have:

• Registration as an architect with the AIBC or eligibility for such.
• 10+ years’ experience in British Columbia or equivalent jurisdiction
• Excellent English language verbal and written skills
• Outstanding design skills
• Working knowledge of and skills in producing design and construction documents in Revit and Autocad.
• Construction Administration experience
• Experience in institutional building types
• Experience in all forms of structure – wood frame, steel, and cast-in-place concrete.

You will:

• Work closely with one or more Partners and manage more junior staff on teams of 3-6 persons.
• Be involved in project management gaining an understanding of firm management
• Be available for travel to some project sites
• Bring a collaborative and enthusiastic attitude
• Bring a high level of attention to detail to all your work.

Salary to commensurate with experience and education level.

Contact Info: Please provide the following to info@cta.bc.ca :

• Cover Letter indicating interest in the position (PDF)
• Resume (PDF)
• Maximum 6 pages of printable PDF attachments indicating representative portfolio work.
• Salary expectations
• Current work Visa stats and dates of such or confirmation that you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident.

No phone calls, please. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Chernoff Thompson Architects – Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Intern Architect

Level of Experience: Junior

Organization Name: Chernoff Thompson Architects

Organization Description (Optional): Chernoff Thompson Architects has a position available for a team member that is an Intern Architect registered with the AIBC, or eligible for similar registration. We are entering a growth phase and are looking for well-rounded team members with experience in or potential in all aspects of design, documentation and construction. We have a number of institutional clients, and currently have projects for 11 different post-secondary institutions in Canada and the United States, as well as various projects for all levels of government.

Job Description: We are looking for team players to join our leadership track, who are comfortable working with clients and consultants, and have a high interest in design, detailing, and construction documents. We are looking for team members who will benefit from working in small groups and directly with our Partners and Associates.

Ideal candidates will have:

• Registration as an Intern Architect with the AIBC or eligibility for such.
• Graduation from a University professional degree in the study of Architecture from a Canadian or equivalent institution
• 3-5 years’ experience in British Columbia or equivalent jurisdiction
• Excellent English language verbal and written skills
• Outstanding design skills
• Working knowledge of and skills in producing design and construction documents in Revit and Autocad
• Experience in institutional building types

You will:

• Work closely with one or more Partners or Associates and on teams of 3-6 persons
• Bring a collaborative and enthusiastic attitude
• Bring a high level of attention to detail to all your work.

Salary to commensurate with experience and education level.

Contact Info: Please provide the following to info@cta.bc.ca :

• Cover Letter indicating interest in the position (PDF).
• Resume (PDF).
• Maximum 6 pages of printable PDF attachments indicating representative portfolio work.
• Salary expectations.
• Current Work Visa status and dates of such or confirmation that you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident.

No phone calls, please. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Frits de Vries Architect Ltd – Intern Architect or Graduate

INTERN ARCHITECT or GRADUATE

Frits de Vries Architect Ltd. is a growing design-oriented firm of 13 people. Our office attracts exceptional projects that are exciting and enjoyable, providing a high level of professional satisfaction. Please visit our website for more information about our firm: www.frits.ca

We are looking for an Intern Architect or Graduate with a minimum of 2 years post-graduation work experience for a full time position. The successful candidate will be energetic and driven, capable of working independently on multiple projects, within a collaborative environment.

Description of Position:

  • Position details will be adjusted to suit the candidate’s capabilities.
  • Work closely with project Architect and team in a supportive and collaborative environment.
  • Produce permit drawing sets in conformance with BCBC, VBBL and municipal zoning bylaws.
  • Prepare Contract Documents
  • Coordinate Architectural drawings with consultants (Structural, Geotechnical etc.)
  • Coordinate specifications with drawings

We are looking for:

  • A positive and friendly attitude, independent worker
  • Organized and efficient: able to visualize the end goal
  • Flexible and creative
  • Professional degree in Architecture from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Minimum 2 years experience working in Canada
  • Knowledge of local building codes, and an ability to analyze municipal zoning bylaws, with emphasis on the City of Vancouver.
  • Knowledge of building details, building envelopes and building performance in a coastal climate.
  • Many of our buildings are spatially complex, and we require applicants to have excellent spatial-reasoning skills.
  • Proficiency in CAD is mandatory for this position (Vectorworks preferred)
  • Sketch Up experience is highly desirable
  • Experience with V-Ray or other rendering software is an asset
  • Ability to interpret conceptual sketches and problem-solve technical detailing

in order to maintain the integrity of the design intent

  • Candidates must be able to legally work in Canada, and must be either registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of BC.

Please apply with a cover letter, resume and brief portfolio in pdf format (max. 5 MB) via email to Sandi Wiley: careers@frits.ca. No phone calls please.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest in our firm, but only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Joseph Park Architecture – Architect/Intern Arch/ Techonologist

Position / Title Seeking: Architect/Intern Arch/ Techonologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

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 have different types of projects ranging from high end custom home to commercial, residential, mixed use buildings. We are in process of expanding our practice and are looking for self motivated and talented individuals who will be founding members of the firm. Successful candidates should possess full knowledge of BC building code and proficiency in AutoCAD, 3D, Sketchup, Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. 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. No phone call please.

Contact Info: career@jpai.ca

City of North Vancouver – PROJECT MANAGER

Position / Title Seeking: PROJECT MANAGER – STRATEGIC INITIATIVES (Temporary Full-time)

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: City of North Vancouver

Organization Description (Optional): The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore with convenient access to major regional and global centres. As a west coast community of 50,000 and an award winning municipality, we have a long-term vision to be a truly livable community, one that is safe, sustainable, prosperous and inspiring to all people.

Job Description: Two opportunities exist for dynamic professionals with exceptional project management, stakeholder engagement, and leadership skills to be involved in the planning and development of two significant civic projects – Waterfront Development and Harry Jerome Community Centre Redevelopment.

One position will focus on overseeing the development of projects on the City’s Waterfront (2 year term, subject to annual budget funding approval). The other position will lead the functional space programming and stakeholder coordination for the Harry Jerome Project (1 year term). Both positions have the possibility for extension beyond the specified terms.

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives & Services, and as part of a multi-disciplinary team working closely with other internal staff and external consultants/contractors, you will take the lead in design development, stakeholder coordination, partnership development, and project negotiation. Key responsibilities include project management, coordination with other team leads, and stakeholder engagement.

Your qualifications include a university degree in architecture, engineering, planning or a related discipline, and 5 to 10 years of proven progressive project management and stakeholder coordination experience, preferably in a municipal environment. Professional registration and/or a PMP designation would be considered assets. Your exceptional interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills will facilitate the working relationships with internal and external contacts. Critical to your success in this role will be your ability to engage the varied stakeholder groups to move projects forward. Advanced computer skills and a valid class 5 BC Driver’s License are also required.

During the recruitment process, applicants will be requested to provide a current Police Information Check (PIC).

Contact Info: We offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package for this exempt position, including a compressed work schedule.

If you’re passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, apply on-line through the Career Portal at www.cnv.org prior to 5:00 pm, Monday, September 11, 2017.

Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.

Urban Design Group Architects Ltd. – Architect & Senior Technologist

Urban Design Group Architects Ltd.

Registered Architect & Senior Technologist

Urban Design Group Architects Ltd., is a well-established Architecture and Interior Design firm located in downtown Vancouver, providing a broad spectrum of professional services Canada-wide, including: urban design, planning, commercial, residential, industrial and mixed use projects, as well as commercial and residential interiors, since 1976.

We have a passion for enriching communities through design, creating economical and environmentally sustainable solutions for our clients with our multi-disciplinary design team of 36 members including Sustainable Building Advisors and LEED Accredited Professionals, all of whom provide prompt, efficient, professional services with the knowledge and understanding necessary to bring our clients’ visions to reality.

We invite talented professional team-players that are able to work independently as well as collaboratively, with exceptional client service, strong interpersonal skills and local/North American experience, to join our team. LEED accreditation is encouraged.

For motivated team-players interested in a long-term relationship who exhibit interest and potential for future leadership positions within our firm, we offer a competitive salary with career advancement opportunities including health & dental benefits, and continuing education opportunities.

Qualified candidates (those who hold a registration with the AIBC, or are eligible for registration in the province of British Columbia) are welcome to apply by submitting PDF’s of a cover-letter (with salary expectations), CV and samples from their portfolio, as well as name and the position being applied for in the subject-line of the email, in confidence to the attention of: Paul Chiu, Architect AIBC, MRAIC, AAA, SAA, MAA, OAA, SBA, Principal at recruit@udga.com

Candidates will also be expected to show samples of work and demonstrate experience at the time of interview. Only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

 

 

TransLink – Real Estate Proj Mgt Specialist

Position / Title Seeking: Real Estate Proj Mgt Specialist (2 positions)

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: TransLink

Organization Description (Optional): The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) is one of Canada’s most innovative transportation authorities, founded in 1999 to plan and manage transportation within Metro Vancouver. We’ve achieved success not only in improving the transportation network of the region, but helping maintain the enviable lifestyle of residents and the viability of local businesses. TransLink and our family of companies (Coast Mountain Bus Company, B.C. Rapid Transit Company and Transit Police) are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers.

TransLink Real Estate is responsible for managing, deal making and approving all market development on TransLink property and rights of way. TransLink’s world renowned TOD programme (we call it Adjacent & Integrated Development) currently has more than 40,000,000 square feet of planned and active development and includes projects such as Amazing Brentwood, Marine Gateway, Gilmore Place and many others. The volume of projects is increasing at a rapid pace. This Project Management Specialist role supports our TOD Real Estate Development Managers in assigned third party development projects ensuring that they are optimized operationally and financially.

Job Description: PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provides project management support for real estate projects within the TransLink Real Estate and Strategic Sourcing Division.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

– Plans and develops projects including: assisting in defining and determining goals, objectives, work packages, schedules, and risks related to the proposed project; identifying technical resources and seeking assistance or information as needed; assisting in determining the need for external resources; assisting in developing, planning, and monitoring budgets; coordinating administrative activities to facilitate project funding; coordinating project evaluations; assisting in identifying success measurement standards for each project and/or phase.

– Plans, coordinates, and attends project-related meetings; records minutes of meetings; makes recommendations to assist projects’ adherence to goals, objectives, and deadlines; develops and prepares procurement specifications; organizes and tracks product delivery, warranty, and installation in accordance with project milestones; recommends solutions to address budget, scheduling, technology, methodology, and other issues based on Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) processes; develops status reports; provides input to departmental procedures, processes, and policies.

– Coordinates information sharing between stakeholders and serves as a liaison for both internal and external communications to keep the stakeholders updated during the scope of the project; communicates project team results to the Manager and others as assigned.

– Monitors and maintains project plans, tracking lists, and other project related documents and data; participates in the development, monitoring, and administration of project budgets, including invoice approval within defined authority levels and reconciliation of monthly variance reports.

– Prepares a variety of project related reports, analyses, project management forms and tools, written procedures correspondence and presentations; researches information and summarizes statistical and other findings obtained from surveys and studies.

– Participates in evaluation and selection of project consultants; coordinates contract evaluation and selection processes; coordinates activities between the project team and outside consultants/vendors; monitors and tracks contractor/vendor activities for timeliness and contract compliance; monitors the quality of vendor services and identifies issues to more senior levels.

– Provides project management expertise to internal stakeholders by providing training to other staff regarding real estate project management techniques, reporting software utilization (for example: LIFT, SharePoint), or other areas as assigned.

Education and Experience:

The requirements for this position are typically acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree in Business or related discipline, including coursework in Project Management, plus four years of Commercial project based industry experience (i.e. mixed use, commercial real estate, commercial business, marketing or commerce).

Other Requirements:

Advanced knowledge of project management processes.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills with solid knowledge of financial analysis and budgeting

Advanced organizational and time management skills

Solid oral and written communications skills with good interpersonal skills

Solid knowledge of standard office tools including work processing and spreadsheet software, project management software and database applications.

TransLink is committed to employment equity.

Contact Info: Please click the ‘Apply’ button at the bottom of the page or go to http://www.translink.ca/careers to apply for this position and view instructions on the process.

INSTRUCTIONS: Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line.

Please note that only those short listed will be contacted.

Having trouble applying? Please view the System Requirements & FAQ’s by going to http://www.translink.ca/careers.

TransLink – Project Manager, Real Estate

Position / Title Seeking: Project Manager, Real Estate

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: TransLink

Organization Description (Optional): The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) is one of Canada’s most innovative transportation authorities, founded in 1999 to plan and manage transportation within Metro Vancouver. We’ve achieved success not only in improving the transportation network of the region, but helping maintain the enviable lifestyle of residents and the viability of local businesses. TransLink and our family of companies (Coast Mountain Bus Company, B.C. Rapid Transit Company and Transit Police) are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers.

Job Description: PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provides real estate project management expertise towards the assigned AID projects and acts as a subject matter expert for the AID team when liaising with internal and external stakeholders. Leads the centre of excellence for Project Management initiatives for the Real Estate Adjacent and Integrated Developments (TOD) team.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Prepares project business opportunity documents, business cases (justifications and work plans) including development and assessment alternatives analysis, life cycle & financial analysis, development of scope, budget, schedule, implementation strategy and risk mitigation plans for assigned projects.

• Develops, implements and controls the processes, procedures, guidelines and standards for the AID program. Manages project through the implementation stage including; preparation of contracts, RFP’S and tender documents for projects, responding to bidders’ technical questions, making recommendations for award, reviewing submittals for compliance with contract documents, resolving contractual and technical problems and co-coordinating with jurisdictional authorities for assigned projects.

• Liaises with internal stakeholders including (but not limited to) various departments and affiliated subsidiaries, such as BCRTC & Canada Line, CMBC, TSML, Engineering and Transportation planning to ensure consistent process application, roles and responsibilities on AID projects. Oversees internal cross-functional/cross-entity design teams responsible for the project. Coordinates with Provincial staff, Municipal staff, and external organizations, such as BC Safety Authority, to ensure compatibility with stakeholder processes and procedures and to ensure project is implemented with minimal disruption to operations.

• Manages project scope, schedule, reporting, budget and risk. Prepares scope of work definition, technical requirements, project specific requirements and project schedule constraints and monitors work through the warranty period. Negotiates agreements with adjacent land owners, consultant teams and contractors. Monitors and maintains project data and other project related documents; including invoice approval within defined authority levels. Coordinates administrative activities on project funding; project evaluations; assists in identifying success measurement standards for the project and/or phase.

• Enforces contract terms with third parties; acts as single point of contact for assigned project / contractual matters. Coordinates activities between the project team and contractor/vendor; monitors and tracks contractor/vendor activities for timeliness and contract compliance; monitors the quality of vendor services and highlights issues to Senior Management for adequate closure.

• Prepares a variety of project related reports, analyses and project management forms for Senior Management, provides processes, procedures and presentations; researches project related information and summarizes statistical and other findings obtained from surveys and studies.

• Oversees Project Management Specialists and external consultants as assigned that provide project management support to Development Managers in the AID team.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

The competencies of the role are acquired by completion of an undergraduate degree in Business (Urban Land Economics) or a specialized discipline (Architecture/ Urban Planning / Engineering or Construction management) along with a Project Management certification (PMP / PgMP), plus five (5) years of progressive experience in Real Estate development with focus on large scale commercial and multi-family residential projects.

Other Requirements:

Advanced knowledge of project management including, administration, reporting, specifications, contracts and project scheduling.

Demonstrated ability to deliver upon all phases of the Project Management Life Cycle (Initiation, Planning, Execution and Closure) with strong business acumen, business relationship design, project analysis and modelling skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills with excellent conflict resolution, facilitation, negotiation and problem solving skills.

Strong interpersonal skills to be able to work with a wide range of stakeholders, and across the organization with many levels & types of individuals with competing priorities and interests.

Strong multi-tasking, time management and analytical skills with proven ability to be customer & results focused, in a fast-paced workplace.

Advanced knowledge and proven skill in the use of MS Project, Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

TransLink is committed to employment equity.

Contact Info: Please click the ‘Apply’ button at the bottom of the page or go to http://www.translink.ca/careers to apply for this position and view instructions on the process.

INSTRUCTIONS: Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line.

Posting Date: August 8 2017
Closing Date: Until filled

Please note that only those short listed will be contacted.

Having trouble applying? Please view the System Requirements & FAQ’s by going to http://www.translink.ca/careers.

Carscadden Stokes McDonald Architects

Carscadden Stokes McDonald Architects:

We are problem solvers. We push until we find the most creative, pragmatic solution possible and we’re proud to have made our name designing and building some of British Columbia’s most respected recreation facilities. We have a deep commitment to and passion for building facilities that will bring joy to the communities that use them.

We are seeking talented junior individuals that feel the same to join us.

You are:

  1. A graduate from a professionally accredited architecture program. (0-3 years).
  2. An effective communicator – in speaking, in writing, and in drawings.
  3. Motivated by working in small teams, and comfortable both contributing to design work as well as taking initiative.
  4. Proficient in AutoCAD and SketchUp. Experience with Revit and Adobe Creative Suite an asset.

Interested candidates may apply with a short cover letter, resume, and samples of their work by emailing hello@carscadden.ca.

Wensley Architecture – Intermediate Technologist

Intermediate Technologist or Architect, Vancouver

Yes, Wensley Architecture (WA) offers a competitive salary, health benefits and continuing education opportunities, like other firms but at WA we’re different.

  • Wensleys are engaged, energetic, and involved in the community.
  • We work hard for our clients to deliver projects that go beyond their expectations and have them coming back for more.
  • We are a team. We support each other to create success for everyone, which makes us stronger as a company.
  • Our Management/Ownership team is approachable and easily accessible.
  • We recognize our hard work with Friday afternoon socials, office-wide lunches, annual Family Day picnics, a comfortable work environment, and employee anniversary recognition, to name a few.

We value honesty, integrity, communication, leadership, and design excellence. We foster our values with an open-door policy (the only doors we have belong to our meeting rooms) and a hard working yet casual approach to our business.

We go beyond with our support of non-profit organizations and causes. We provide support annually to Drive for the Cure and the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation. We participate as a team in runs for a cause (ex. Scotiabank 5km) and provide sponsorship throughout the year to organizations within our industry.

Enough about us. If you feel like you’re a good fit with WA, please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

From offices in downtown Vancouver and Victoria, Wensley Architecture Ltd. provides a full range of architectural, planning and interior design services. With more than thirty years of practice in Western Canada, our firm is widely recognized for expertise in retail, residential, mixed-use, office and senior health-care projects. We are dedicated to high quality design, exceptional client service and the incorporation of sustainable design principles in our projects. To learn more about our firm visit http://www.wensleyarch.com/.

We have an immediate opening for a Intermediate Technologist or Architect in our Vancouver office with the following required skills and expertise:

• Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience with a British Columbia Architectural firm;
• Completion of a certified Building Technology or Architectural program in a professionally recognized institution;
• Demonstrated expertise in building technology with wood frame for low-rise and mid-rise projects;

  • Familiarity with municipal approvals processes;
    • Knowledge of the BC Building Code Part 3, Part 9 and ASHRAE 90.1;
  • Field review and construction period services experience;
    • Experience in a variety of project types, including multi-family residential, retail, and office;
    • High level of proficiency in AutoCad, SketchUp and Photoshop (experience with Revit would be an asset);
    • Understanding of sustainable design considerations;
    • Ability to manage priorities and meet tight deadlines;
    • Ability to effectively coordinate with clients, consultants, and Municipal staff; and
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills in English.

    Please email your resume, samples of your work in PDF format, a minimum of two professional references, and salary expectations to office@wensleyarch.com. Include your name and the position, Intermediate Technologist or Architect (Vancouver), in the subject of your email.

Wensley Architecture – Intermediate Technologist or Architect

Intermediate Technologist or Architect, Victoria

Yes, Wensley Architecture (WA) offers a competitive salary, health benefits and continuing education opportunities, like other firms but at WA we’re different.

  • Wensleys are engaged, energetic, and involved in the community.
  • We work hard for our clients to deliver projects that go beyond their expectations and have them coming back for more.
  • We are a team. We support each other to create success for everyone, which makes us stronger as a company.
  • Our Management/Ownership team is approachable and easily accessible.
  • We recognize our hard work with Friday afternoon socials, office-wide lunches, annual Family Day picnics, a comfortable work environment, and employee anniversary recognition, to name a few.

We value honesty, integrity, communication, leadership, and design excellence. We foster our values with an open-door policy (the only doors we have belong to our meeting rooms) and a hard working yet casual approach to our business.

We go beyond with our support of non-profit organizations and causes. We provide support annually to Drive for the Cure and the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation. We participate as a team in runs for a cause (ex. Scotiabank 5km) and provide sponsorship throughout the year to organizations within our industry.

Enough about us. If you feel like you’re a good fit with WA, please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!

From offices in downtown Vancouver and Victoria, Wensley Architecture Ltd. provides a full range of architectural, planning and interior design services. With more than thirty years of practice in Western Canada, our firm is widely recognized for expertise in retail, residential, mixed-use, office and senior health-care projects. We are dedicated to high quality design, exceptional client service and the incorporation of sustainable design principles in our projects. To learn more about our firm visit http://www.wensleyarch.com/.

We have an opening for an Intermediate Technologist or Architect in our Victoria office with the following required skills and expertise:

• Minimum 3-5 years’ relevant experience with a British Columbia Architectural firm;
• Completion of a certified Building Technology or Architectural program in a professionally recognized institution;
• Demonstrated expertise in building technology including wood frame, steel and concrete construction, for low-rise and mid-rise projects;
• Familiarity with municipal approvals processes;
• Knowledge of the BC Building Code Part 3 and ASHRAE 90.1;
• Experience in a variety of project types, including multi-family residential, retail, and office;
• High level of proficiency in AutoCad, SketchUp and Photoshop (experience with Revit would be an asset);
• Understanding of sustainable design considerations;
• Ability to manage priorities and meet tight deadlines;
• Ability to effectively coordinate with clients, consultants, and Municipal staff; and
• Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills in English.

Please email your resume, samples of your work in PDF format, a minimum of two professional references, and salary expectations to office@wensleyarch.com. Include your name and the position, Intermediate Technologist or Architect (Victoria), in the subject of your email.

Wensley Architecture – Senior Architect

Senior Architect, Wensley Architecture, Victoria

Yes, Wensley Architecture (WA) offers a competitive salary, health benefits and continuing education opportunities, like other firms but at WA we’re different.

  • Wensleys are engaged, energetic, and involved in the community.
  • We work hard for our clients to deliver projects that go beyond their expectations and have them coming back for more.
  • We are a team. We support each other to create success for everyone, which makes us stronger as a company.
  • Our Management/Ownership team is approachable and easily accessible.
  • We recognize our hard work with Friday afternoon socials, office-wide lunches, annual Family Day picnics, a comfortable work environment, and employee anniversary recognition, to name a few.

We value honesty, integrity, communication, leadership, and design excellence. We foster our values with an open-door policy (the only doors we have belong to our meeting rooms) and a hard working yet casual approach to our business.

We go beyond with our support of non-profit organizations and causes. We provide support annually to Drive for the Cure and the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation. We participate as a team in runs for a cause (ex. Scotiabank 5km) and provide sponsorship throughout the year to organizations within our industry.

Enough about us. If you feel like you’re a good fit with WA, please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

From offices in downtown Vancouver and Victoria, Wensley Architecture Ltd. provides a full range of architectural, planning and interior design services. With more than forty years of practice in Western Canada, our firm is widely recognized for expertise in retail, residential, mixed-use, office and senior health-care projects. We are dedicated to high quality design, exceptional client service and the incorporation of sustainable design principles in our projects. To learn more about our firm visit http://www.wensleyarch.com/.

 

We are seeking a Canadian Registered Senior Architect to coordinate projects and project teams from our Victoria office with minimal supervision through design development, construction documents preparation, and construction period services. The successful proponent will manage client relationships and team communication and will be responsible for reviewing work and quality control.

 

Required skills and expertise:

 

  • Minimum 7 years’ relevant experience in the Canadian Architectural Industry;
  • Registered as an Architect in Canada;
  • Minimum 3 years’ project management experience including the coordination of a team during design and construction documents preparation;
  • Multi-disciplinary experience, specifically mixed use residential, retail and office, both new designs and renovations;
  • In-depth knowledge of the BC Building Code Part 3 and ASHRAE 90.1 (understanding of NECB would be an asset);
  • Experience conducting field reviews;
  • Advanced skills in SketchUp and AutoCAD (knowledge of Revit would be an asset);
  • Demonstrated expertise in building technology including wood frame, steel and concrete construction;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral;
  • Ability to meet challenges head-on;
  • Cultivated problem solving skills.

 

Applicants should be prepared to provide samples of their work including working drawings and contract administration documents and three professional references, and should be available to start two weeks from acceptance of offer of employment.

 

Please email your resume, cover letter and salary expectations to office@wensleyarch.com. Include your name and the position, Senior Architect (Victoria), in the subject of your email. We thank all who apply, but will only be contacting applicants who meet all of our requirements.

 

Wensley Architecture – INTERIOR DESIGNER VANCOUVER

INTERIOR DESIGNER VANCOUVER

Yes, Wensley Architecture (WA) offers a competitive salary, health benefits and continuing education opportunities, like other firms but at WA we’re different.

  • Wensleys are engaged, energetic, and involved in the community.
  • We work hard for our clients to deliver projects that go beyond their expectations and have them coming back for more.
  • We are a team. We support each other to create success for everyone, which makes us stronger as a company.
  • Our Management/Ownership team is approachable and easily accessible.
  • We recognize our hard work with Friday afternoon socials, office-wide lunches, annual Family Day picnics, a comfortable work environment, and employee anniversary recognition, to name a few.

We value honesty, integrity, communication, leadership, and design excellence. We foster our values with an open-door policy (the only doors we have belong to our meeting rooms) and a hard working yet casual approach to our business.

We go beyond with our support of non-profit organizations and causes. We provide support annually to Drive for the Cure and the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation. We participate as a team in runs for a cause (ex. Scotiabank 5km) and provide sponsorship throughout the year to organizations within our industry.

Enough about us. If you feel like you’re a good fit with WA, please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!

From offices in Vancouver and Victoria, Wensley Architecture provides a full range of architectural and interior design services. Our firm is widely recognized for expertise in retail, residential, mixed-use, office and senior health-care projects. We are dedicated to high quality design, exceptional client service and the incorporation of sustainable design principles in our projects.

Wensley Architecture is seeking an Intermediate/Senior Interior Designer for our Vancouver office with the following required skills and expertise:

 

  • Minimum five years of experience with a Canadian multi-disciplinary architectural firm;
  • Significant experience with a wide variety of project types including tenant improvements, retail, mixed-use and multi-family residential;
  • Knowledge of all aspects of project delivery including design, contract documents and construction services;
  • Ability to source and specify interior finishes;
  • Familiarity coordinating retail leases;
  • High attention to detail and demonstrated organizational abilities;
  • Excellent graphic and presentation skills
  • Expertise with CAD;
  • Proficiency in Sketch-Up, Photoshop and/or Revit;
  • Strong communication skills in English; and
  • Aspiration to work in a dynamic, team-oriented work environment.

 

Applicants should be prepared to provide work samples including working drawings, contract administration documents (i.e. site instructions, field reviews), and presentation boards.

 

Please email your resume, cover letter and salary expectations to office@wensleyarch.com. Include the position ‘Interior Designer-Vancouver’ and your name in the subject of your email.

 

Wilson Chang Architect Inc – Architectural Technologist

Wilson Chang Architect Inc., a strategy partner of Formation Project Management Inc., is a young, energetic, multi-disciplinary design team specializing in architecture and online collaboration.  Our current projects include residential and commercial buildings as well as 3D visualization, digital fabrication and online collaboration with oversea partners on oversea design projects.  Make most out of precious life.  We embrace positive psychology with work hard – play hard attitude.

We seek an outstanding Architectural Technologist to join our firm.

Position:
Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience:
Junior – Intermediate – Senior

Qualifications:

  • Effective problem solver
  • Careful, attention to details.
  • Have working experience with Autodesk Revit
  • Certificate/Degree/Diploma in Architecture/Architectural Technology
  • Working knowledge of the VBBL and the BCBC
  • Know how to put together a lean and clear BP set.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (fluent in English)
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia

Contact Info:

Wilson Chang Architect Inc.
200 – 45 E 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5T 1J3
604.630.9488
e  wchang@wcai.ca

 

Bingham Hill Architects – Intermediate or Senior Architect, or Intermediate to Senior Technician

Intermediate or Senior Architect, or Intermediate to Senior Technician

Bingham Hill Architects is a medium sized, established firm which has a stable and consistent workload involving a wide range of Multi-family Residential and Institutional projects.

The firm is currently seeking individuals to join our team on existing and upcoming projects, and enjoy working in a variety of mediums.   They will need the following qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Be an Intermediate Architect, Registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be

registered in the province of British Columbia.

  • ORbe an intermediate to senior Technician
  • Wit Multi-Family Residential or Institutional design capability and experience
  • Involvement in design documentation
  • Good understanding of CAD systems and software
  • Ability to work as part of a team and multi-task; your job will not be boring.
  • Possessing initiative and leadership skills. 
  • Skills with respect to preparation of presentation graphics and renderings.
  • Are looking for an opportunity to make advancement in any meaningful way.

Excellent opportunities are available for such individuals to participate in major projects in the design, documentation and construction phases and expand your skill set.

Email resumes (no phone calls please), which illustrate the above noted experience, to: hr@bharch.ca

 

Studio One Architecture Inc. – Junior Architect – Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Junior Architect – Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name: Studio One Architecture Inc.

Organization Description (Optional): Studio One Architecture is an established medium sized firm involved with a variety of projects including airport, residential, commercial, mixed-use, recreational, seniors housing and hospitality projects. We are looking to add to our team of professionals and have the following opening for full-time permanent position.

Job Description: •Passionate and enthusiastic for architectural design and excellence
•Strong interpersonal, presentation and design skills
•Minimum of 3 years of North American experience
•Solid understanding of the Canadian Building Code and By-Laws and production of Contract Documentation
•Strong communication skills and fluent in English required
•REVIT project management, production and team leader
•Registered Architect with AIBC or eligible to be registered in the province of BC an asset.

Contact Info: Please email your cover letter and resume to:

office@studioonearchitecture.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Studio One Architecture Inc. – Architect or Senior Level Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Architect or Senior Level Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Studio One Architecture Inc.

Organization Description (Optional): Studio One Architecture is an established medium-sized firm involved with a variety of projects including airport, residential, commercial, mixed-use, recreational, seniors housing and hospitality projects. We are looking to add to our team of professionals and have the following opening for full-time permanent position.

Job Description: • Passionate and enthusiastic for architectural design and excellence.
• REVIT project management, production and team leader.
• Strong interpersonal, presentation and design skills.
• Minimum of 3 years of North American experience.
• Solid understanding of the Canadian Building Code and By-Laws proficient in the production of Contract Documentation.
• Strong communication skills and fluent in English required.
• Registered Architect with AIBC or eligible to be registered in the province of BC an asset.

Contact Info: Please email your cover letter and resume to:

office@studioonearchitecture.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bing Thom Architects – Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: Bing Thom Architects

Organization Description (Optional): The creative team of professionals at Bing Thom Architects (BTA) designs a wide spectrum of projects worldwide from single-family residences to planning entire cities. The firm’s philosophy is based on a fundamental belief in the power of great architecture to transform, not only the physical but also the economic and social conditions of a community. The firm has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Architectural Firm Award from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

Job Description: We are looking for a talented and dynamic Architectural Technologist / Technician to join our team.

As our Architectural Technologist / Technician, you will be responsible for creating and preparing complex construction drawings based on schematic / design development sketches. In the last 5 years, you have gained technical expertise and knowledge through supporting architectural and construction teams on project requirements, including providing solutions to improve concepts and design problems, developing detailed project documents, managing project timelines, and communicating project updates with the internal team and external clients.

You strongly believe in serving those you work with a high level of integrity, quality, and excellence. You are passionate about learning new technologies and systems and consider yourself an expert in Revit and AutoCAD. You are known for being organized, detail oriented, and solutions focused. As a highly engaged team member, you understand the importance of building trust and creating a fun and collaborative place to work.

Your Contribution

The focus of this role is to assist and support the Architects with a wide range of activities including the following:

• Create and prepare complex construction documents and specifications for various architectural projects
• Create 3D structural engineering models
• Document and annotate 2D drawings, sections and details
• Work from preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data
• Contribute to QC/QA efforts in drawings production.
• Attend design meetings with clients, architects, or engineers
• Check and verify design drawing’s conformance to specification and data.

What You Bring

• A minimum of 4 to 5 years of experience in architectural design / architectural technologist / technician experience combined with a post-secondary education equivalent to a 3 year college diploma in Architectural Technology. Master’s Degree preferred.
• Strong passion and proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD
• Working knowledge of building construction practices and details
• Preference given to Architectural Technologist / Technicians with construction experience
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
• Thrives in fast paced and constantly changing creative and design environments
• Highly motivated, self-directed with the drive to get things done on time or ahead of schedule
• Strong time and project management skills and highly organized
• Ability to see and predict potential problems and find solutions
• Passionate about learning new technologies and systems and confident in using 3D modeling, Creative Suite, Office, and other relevant software
• Mandarin and Japanese language abilities are an asset

Contact Info: If you have the experience and qualifications outlined above, please email your cover letter, resume and portfolio (max.10MB), noting Architectural Technologist: in the subject line to:
careers@bingthomarchitects.com

While we sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, only those being considered for the position will be contacted. No phone calls please.

OpenSpace Architecture – Intern Architect or Architectural Technologist

Organization Description:
OpenSpace Architecture (OSA) is a boutique architectural practice based in North Vancouver. While OSA specializes in high end single family and resort residential projects, we also have a broad range of experience in master planning and infrastructure projects.

Position / Title Seeking: 
Intern Architect or Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience:
Junior- Intermediate

Job Description:
We are currently seeking an Architectural Technologist or Intern Architect for a full-time position beginning in August 2017. The candidate will assist in the production of building permit applications and construction documentation. A minimum of 2-3 years of local experience is desired.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Production of construction documents and details.
  • Production of documents for Building Permit Applications
  • Production of detailed 3d sketch-up models

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency in both AutoCAD and SketchUP
  • Ability to coordinate with consultants and produce construction documentation, including envelope detailing.
  • Understanding of B.C. Building Code
  • Ability to work both independently and as an effective part of the design team
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Industry recognized degree

Contact Info:
Don Gurney
Phone: 604-984-7722

Email: lala@openspacearchitecture.com
Website: http://www.openspacearchitecture.com/

 

Architecture49 – Architectural Technologist – Intermediate

Architectural Technologist – Intermediate

Sports and Recreation Specialist

Transportation/Industrial Specialist

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. ______________________________________________________________

Architectural technologist – intermediate

position description

Architecture49Inc. is currently seeking an Intermediate Architectural Technologist to work out of our Vancouver office. This position will be responsible for the following:

Responsibilities

  • Producing drawings and documents as directed by team leaders
  • Coordinating with design consultants
  • Assisting with contract administration.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A degree or diploma in architectural and building technology from an accredited institution
  • Ten years of work experience
  • Past exposure to job sites is preferable
  • Comfortable with current versions of AutoCAD and BIM/Revit
  • Design sense, familiarity with MS Office and SketchUp an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work both independently and as a team member, and take direction well
  • Ability to be self-motivated / take initiative and to think independently
  • Ability to work well under pressure with time constraints
  • Positive attitude/disposition-sense of humor a must
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia

To apply for this position, please email employment@architecture49.com or visit the careers page at: http://architecture49.com/en/careers/

Architecture49 – Intermediate to Senior Architect

Intermediate to Senior Architect

Sports and Recreation Specialist

Transportation/Industrial Specialist

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. ______________________________________________________________

Intermediate to senior architect

position description

Architecture49Inc. is currently seeking an Intermediate to Senior Architect to work out of our Vancouver office. This position will be responsible for the following:

Responsibilities

  • Deliver quality architectural projects while working in a collaborative environment with ability to think outside the box
  • Assist with business development initiatives and proposals
  • Assist project managers and principals with development of project budgets and schedules
  • Ensure projects are completed with high levels of design and technical competency
  • Embracing and promoting out key corporate values of Passion, Accountability, Collaboration and
  • Knowledge, as well as environmental and social sustainability

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-10 years post-qualification experience in Architecture and Construction Industry, with minimum of 3 years specialization in and passion for Sports and Recreation and/or Transportation and Industrial
  • Strong design portfolio
  • A good communicator; able to clearly and confidently present to clients, authorities, and the public
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to assess and prioritize tasks
  • Working knowledge of the BC Building Code and National Building Code.
  • Experience preparing Contract Documents
  • Experience managing projects through all phases on medium to large size projects
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit and other BIM tools an asset
  • Registration with AIBC or other Canadian Architectural Association is an asset, but must be eligible for registration.
  • LEED Accreditation (with BD+C Specialty) an asset
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia

To apply for this position, please email employment@architecture49.com or visit the careers page at: http://architecture49.com/en/careers/

Arcus Consulting – Project Architect

Position Title: Project Architect

Introduction:

Arcus Consulting is an Architecture and Engineering Company located in Vancouver. For over 65 years we have been providing high quality professional services on a wide range of projects across the lower Mainland and Canada. Our main areas of practice are multi-family residential, commercial of all types, educational facilities, daycare centers, and renovations to existing buildings. Our projects range in size from high-rise residential to small tenant improvements.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking a project architect with a minimum of 5 years architectural experience to join our team. You will be responsible for a number of projects, including some under construction. You will be the designer for new projects. Local zoning by-law and building code knowledge is required for this position. LEED accreditation and/or CP Certified Professional is an asset for this position. Registration with AIBC is essential.

Education and Skill Requirements:

  • Registered Architect or in the process for registration with AIBC.
  • Previous experience as a project leader.
  • Good communication and team coordination skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft software
  • Experience with Auto Cad and Sketch Up.
  • Knowledge of local Zoning By-Laws and Building Codes. Experience in application procedures and negotiations for municipal permits will be an asset.
  • Fluent English.

To Apply:

Qualified applicants can submit a cover letter and resume to Dragan Todorovic at dragan@arcus.ca

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this post, however only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Helliwell + Smith • Blue Sky Architecture – Intern Architect

Helliwell + Smith • Blue Sky Architecture are seeking to hire an intern architect who is registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia and has experience in wood frame construction.

We are a small design oriented firm based in West Vancouver. Our projects include custom homes in Western Canada and the US and recreational facilities on the Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast, as well as small commercial and institutional projects. We are seeking applicants with a keen interest in design, experience in wood frame construction and with VectorWorks and Sketchup. Applicants should feel comfortable working as a team and should expect to work on all aspects of projects.

Please send resumes by mail or email to Kim Smith bsa@blueskyarchitecture.com, or Kim Smith, Helliwell + Smith Blue Sky Architecture, 4090 Bayridge Avenue, West Vancouver, B.C. V7V 3K1

Kim Smith, Architect AIBC, FRAIC, LEED AP

HELLIWELL + SMITH • Blue Sky Architecture Inc
4090 Bayridge Ave, West Vancouver, BC  V7V 3K1
t 604 921 8646
www.blueskyarchitecture.com                     facebook
 

NORR Architects Planners – Principal Architect-Public Sector

Position / Title Seeking: Principal Architect-Public Sector

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: NORR Architects Planners

A highly respected professional able to lead our Vancouver consulting practice with professionalism and integrity. An Architect who is skilled in and enthusiastic about the following responsibilities:

• Management and leadership of office operations.
• Actively pursue new business by building client relationships, leading proposal calls while achieving strategic goals for market growth.
• Negotiating contractual obligations, scope of work, schedules and business plan targets
• Collaborating with clients to determine design, budget, and schedule obligations for multiple projects
• Providing specific guidance, critique and insight for design activities.
• Oversee project implementation, quality and profitability.

The ideal candidate:

• Holds a Bachelor or Masters degree in Architecture from a recognized University
• Possesses a minimum 15 years of professional experience in the Lower Mainland.
• Demonstrates strong design, problem solving and leadership abilities on public sector projects.
• Registered with the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.
• LEED Accredited Professional designation is an asset.
• Excellent rapport and reputation within the local market.
• Ability to manage multiple assignments in a fast paced consulting environment.
• Confident in decision making, accepting responsibility and assuming authority in a leadership role
• Embodies a strong commitment to design by encouraging project development through critique, review and team guidance
• Successful demonstration of collaborative team leadership

All candidates must demonstrate current eligibility for full time, professional employment in Canada.

Contact Info: Caroline Belgado
Human Resources Coordinator
416 798 5609