Low Hammond Rowe Architects Inc.

Position / Title Seeking: Architectural Technologists

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Job Description: Architectural Technologists

Low Hammond Rowe Architects has immediate (permanent full-time) openings for architectural technologists at the junior and intermediate levels. Applicants should hold a degree or diploma in architectural technology from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Firm profile

Low Hammond Rowe Architects is a design-oriented 21-person practice with a wide variety of current projects in Victoria, Vancouver Island, and northern BC. We work together in an open studio in a collaborative way, and everyone has an opportunity to make a big difference in the work they are doing.

Current projects include market and non-market multifamily and seniors’ housing, public and independent K-12 schools, libraries, healthcare and laboratories. We put a strong emphasis on social sustainability, placemaking, and community building in all our work, along with a dedication to the highest practical levels of energy efficiency. We are particularly interested in the potential of Passive House design approaches, with several Passive House multifamily, mixed-use, and education buildings currently in design and production.

We are seeking energetic people who are eager to apply their skills, share their interests, and make a significant contribution to the creation of thoughtful, responsive, and beautiful projects.

Role and responsibilities
• work cooperatively within a team-oriented design and production setting;
• develop well-organized and thorough Revit BIMs through the design development and construction document production phases;
• assist with the creation of meticulous Development Permit and Rezoning submission documents;
• assist with the coordination of the work of engineering consultants in the model;
• perform quality assurance reviews of own work and take responsibility for its completeness and accuracy;
• work with established office BIM standards and contribute to their constant improvement.

Ideal Requirements
• proficient, effective, and knowledgeable user of Revit;
• basic proficiency with SketchUp;
• Knowledge of construction and detailing practices for timber, steel and concrete construction.
• Good working knowledge of BC Building Code and National Building Code;
• experience in production and coordination of construction documents;
• experience with the design and construction of high-performance building envelopes;
• good written and spoken English language skills;
• eligible to work in Canada;
• positive, collaborative attitude and willingness to share knowledge and learn from others.

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

Starting date: immediately

Contact Info: Please send your application, resumé, and digital portfolio (if available) to careers@lhra.ca or mail to:

re: Architectural Technologist Position
Low Hammond Rowe Architects
300 – 1590 Cedar Hill Cross Road, Victoria BC V8P 2P5
www.lhra.ca

Please note that we can only guarantee a reply to applicants selected for an interview.

Low Hammond Rowe Architects

Position / Title Seeking: Intern Architects

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Job Description: Intern Architects/Architecture Students

Low Hammond Rowe Architects has immediate openings for intern architects (permanent full-time or summer work experience positions) at the junior and intermediate levels. Applicants should be registered in or hold a degree from a recognized architectural school.

Firm profile:

Low Hammond Rowe Architects is a design-oriented 21-person practice with a wide variety of current projects in Victoria, Vancouver Island, and northern BC. We work together in an open studio in a collaborative way, and everyone has an opportunity to make a big difference in the work they are doing.

Current projects include market and non-market multifamily and seniors’ housing, public and independent K-12 schools, libraries, healthcare and laboratories. We put a strong emphasis on social sustainability, placemaking, and community building in all our work, along with a dedication to the highest practical levels of energy efficiency. We are particularly interested in the potential of Passive House design approaches, with several Passive House multifamily, mixed-use, and education buildings currently in design and production.

We are seeking energetic people who are eager to apply their skills, share their interests, and make a significant contribution to the creation of thoughtful, responsive, and beautiful projects.

Role and responsibilities
• work cooperatively within a team-oriented setting;
• contribute to the development of projects in all phases from initial concept to detailed design;
• assist with the creation of meticulous Development Permit and Rezoning submission documents;
• assist with the coordination of the work of engineering consultants;
• perform quality assurance reviews of own work and take responsibility for its completeness and accuracy;
• work with established office standards and contribute to their constant improvement.

Ideal Requirements
• demonstrated ability in conceptual thinking, design sensibility, and graphic presentation;
• proficient, effective, and knowledgeable user of SketchUp or other digital modelling tools such as Rhino;
• basic proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD;
• experience with production of renderings using Lumion, V-Ray, and Photoshop.
• excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language;
• eligible to work in Canada;
• positive, collaborative attitude and willingness to share knowledge and learn from others.

Starting date: immediately

Contact Info: Please send your application, resumé, and digital portfolio to careers@lhra.ca or mail to:

re: Intern Architect Position
Low Hammond Rowe Architects
300 – 1590 Cedar Hill Cross Road, Victoria BC V8P 2P5
www.lhra.ca

Please note that we can only guarantee a reply to applicants selected for an interview.

MALLEN GOWING BERZINS ARCHITECTURE

Architectural Technologist

Organization Description:
MGBA is a full service architectural and interior design firm with offices in Vancouver and Toronto.  Our Vancouver office is conveniently located within walking distance of the Olympic Village waterfront, two skytrain lines, and the Broadway transit corridor.

We offer an enthusiastic and social work environment where each member of our team has the opportunity to take part and contribute to all aspects of project delivery.   Positions at MGBA grow and change with the employee.

Our accomplishments over the last decade have been defined by the successful integration of architecture, interior design, and planning services, combined with effective project delivery and project management.  MGBA provides architectural and design services for hospitality, retail, commercial, multi-family residential, and institutional clients across Canada.

Job Description:
MGBA’s Vancouver office is looking for an Architectural Technologist with a minimum 5 years of experience. Your responsibilities will include working drawing production, consultant coordination, and contract administration.  You can demonstrate strong organizational skills, are able to work independently and as a member of a larger team.  Experience in the production of complete working drawing package, and proficiency with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office is a must.  Experience with Revit is highly desired.  You must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Application / Submission

Please submit your application in PDF format to careers@mgba.com.  Let us know how you fit the description above.  Be sure to include your resume and a small sample of your work.  We look forward to hearing from you.  MGBA

MALLEN GOWING BERZINS ARCHITECTURE

Project Manager / Project Architect
MGBA is a full service architectural and interior design firm with offices in Vancouver and Toronto.  Our Vancouver office is conveniently located within walking distance of the Olympic Village waterfront, two skytrain lines, and the Broadway transit corridor.

We offer an enthusiastic and social work environment where each member of our team has the opportunity to take part and contribute to all aspects of project delivery.   Positions at MGBA grow and change with the employee.

Our accomplishments over the last decade have been defined by the successful integration of architecture, interior design, and planning services, combined with effective project delivery and project management.  MGBA provides architectural and design services for hospitality, retail, commercial, multi-family residential, and institutional clients across Canada.

Job Description:
MGBA is looking for a Project Manager / Project Architect with a minimum 10 years of experience.  You are capable of delivering a range of project types and sizes in a fast paced, collaborative team environment.  Your responsibilities will include interfacing with clients, municipalities, and contractors; design, project organization, drawing production and review, consultant coordination, contract administration, and mentoring of junior employees.  You can demonstrate strong organizational skills and are able to work independently and as a member of a larger team.  Proficiency with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office is a must. Experience with Sketchup, Revit, and scheduling software is highly desired.   You must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Application / Submission

Please submit your application in PDF format to careers@mgba.com.  Let us know how you fit the description above.  Be sure to include your resume and a small sample of your work.  We look forward to hearing from you.  MGBA.

Parkin Architects

Parkin Architects has been operating in Canada since 1948 with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, and Ottawa, and the firm specializes in a variety of building types including healthcare, recreation, justice, and education.  Parkin has participated in more than 1,000 projects within the last decade, and our teams, integrity, proven practical approach, cost control skills and global insight enable us to deliver designs that reflect the unique needs and priorities of our clients. We work hard in a relaxed environment and we endeavor to accommodate the individual needs of our staff and their busy lives.

Senior Project Architect Position

  • Lead, manage, and inspire a dedicated project team on P3 and design-build projects in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Address complex design and construction issues while working with a full complement of consultants and design professionals
  • Deliver projects efficiently and effectively through inspirational leadership.
  • Develop, manage, and nurture client and consultant relationships
  • Engage in the culture of the firm

Required Abilities:

  • 15+ years architectural experience in large scale P3 and/or design-build healthcare projects
  • Preference given to Architects registered with the AIBC, or those that are eligible to be registered with the AIBC
  • Revit capable
  • Proven experience in overseeing design development, technical production and construction
  • Ability to lead projects with minimal supervision
  • Must be experienced in planning all phases of architectural design from schematic design to design development and be actively involved in the preparation and coordination of construction documents;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Employment Incentives:

  • Our Vancouver office is casual and friendly.
  • You can bring your dog to work.
  • We work hard but we have fun too! A good sense of humor will integrate well.
  • Flexible work hours, and summer hours year-round.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits, and annual bonuses.

Interested?

Please submit your resume and cover letter to vancouver@parkin.ca with Senior Project Architect Position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Kennedy

Senior Architectural Technologist

Studio BACKGROUND

We are an established multi-disciplinary architectural and creative studio based in the 124 Street Arts District of Downtown Edmonton, a perfect location for a company that thrives on creative thinking. We pride ourselves on building communities, and developing long term relationships with our clients and stakeholders. We are regarded as dynamic innovators, inspiring our team members to be leaders in the industry. As we continually improve and evolve our design practice, we strive to be the architectural and design studio of choice for clients and staff, as well as thought leaders in our community.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR

A Senior Technical and Production Team Member who is versed in the technical project delivery phases. This person will have senior level technical experience in a number of building typologies and systems. A degree in Architecture or a diploma in Building Technology coupled with 15 years or more of architectural experience in design development drawings, contract documents, and construction administration acquired in an architectural office are required.

Senior Technologists work with and report to Job Captains, and other Project Leaders in the studio environment, performing senior level production and building science tasks. This individual is a technical leader who provides technical support in all the project delivery phases, and is accountable for technical content development, accuracy, and quality control and quality assurance, reviews content completeness. They participate in coordination with team members and consultants. They also provide ongoing mentorship to the overall studio compliment.

Experience with state of the art BIM must be demonstrated, preference will be given to those with Revit experience. Expert knowledge of and experience with building codes is also required.

As Senior Technologist, you’ll be expected to

Deliver

  • Ensure that the interests of KENNEDY are promoted and protected at all times in the technical delivery of our projects.
  • Work with the Job Captain, Project Leaders and Principal in planning the technical expectations and performance throughout project design.
  • Prepare cartoon sets and production plans; oversee production management and reporting functions; report to the Job Captain.
  • Lead, develop, prepare, and review Design Development Drawings (DD) and outline specifications.
  • Lead, develop, prepare, and review Contract Documents (CD) and outline specifications.
  • Direct and support the development of project technical requirements and KENNEDY technical initiatives.
  • Ensure coordination of consultant documentation with respect to project criteria, client program, drawings, and specifications.
  • Perform Contract Administration (CA) duties (as required) in collaboration with the Contract Administrator.
  • Direct the preparation of tender documents.
  • Direct the research and compilation of construction materials and technical assemblies.
  • Direct the assembly, circulation, and filing of project documents.
  • Support the Job Captain(s) in chairing production meetings.
  • Perform code and bylaw analysis.
  • Perform Quality Control procedures and reviews.
  • Coordinate with, and review the work of, project consultants.
  • Collaborate with authorities having jurisdiction.
  • Provide mentorship guidance and direction to other Production Team Members.
  • Mentor staff in project technical development and knowledge.
  • Lead, motivate, and manage project team(s) to produce technically successful design and construction documentation.

Minimum Requirements – Recap

  • For Architecture a recognized degree in Architecture or diploma in Building Technology coupled with a minimum of 15+ years of architectural experience in Design Development Drawings and Contract Documents acquired in an Architectural Office.
  • Demonstrated experience with state of the art BIM; Revit experience an asset.
  • Expert knowledge of, and experience with, building codes.

GOT WHAT IT TAKES? APPLY NOW!

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers [at] kennedycreate.com. All submissions are kept in confidence.

 

Kennedy

Senior ConStruction / Contract Administrator

Studio BACKGROUND

We are an established multi-disciplinary architectural and creative studio based in the 124 Street Arts District of Downtown Edmonton, a perfect location for a company that thrives on creative thinking. We pride ourselves on building communities, and developing long term relationships with our clients and stakeholders. We are regarded as dynamic innovators, inspiring our team members to be leaders in the industry. As we continually improve and evolve our design practice, we strive to be the architectural and design studio of choice for clients and staff, as well as thought leaders in our community.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR

An expert Construction / Contract Administrator, responsible for successful implementation of the construction phase for large and complex projects of various building types. A degree in Architecture or Diploma in Architectural Technology coupled with 15 years or more of construction administration experience is required. Preference will be given to those with CCCA certification, and Architecture / Interior Design registration with a provincial regulatory board.

A Senior Construction / Contract Administrator acts as the primary liaison between the client, contractor, and Project Leader / Project Manager for the duration of construction and is expected to actively provide advice on CA issues to others. Individuals in this role are expected to actively mentor and coach other Contract Administrators to foster career progression as well as participate as an integrated discipline within design delivery phases to enhance Quality Control and Quality Assurance. Provides ongoing Technical Peer Review on project work.

For more detailed criteria around our expectations, see Minimum Requirements section below.

AS senior Construction / contract administrator, YOU’LL BE EXPECTED TO

Lead

  • As part of KENNEDY’s leadership team, embody and act as an ambassador for the Studio’s vision and culture
  • Assume leadership roles in business management and operations areas such as resourcing, project performance
  • Assist the Project Leaders / Principal in planning the profitable execution of the Construction Administration stage of large and / or complex projects
  • Take an active role in employee development, motivation, and engagement by mentoring and coaching staff
  • Cultivate a well-respected presence with clients, contractors, and the local architecture community
  • Provide feedback on constructibility, code, etc. issues to production team
  • Provide input as requested by KENNEDY’s Project Leader / Management Team / Principal(s), and on budgets, schedules, etc.
  • Prepare detailed construction contracts
  • Establish job protocol and lines of communication between owner, architect, engineers, contractor, construction managers, subcontractors (if applicable), and vendors
  • Ensure that owner, architect, engineers, contractor, construction manager, subcontractors (if applicable), deploy and engage correctly KENNEDY’s CA delivery format and software tools
  • Manage all construction delivery issues with municipal or authorities having jurisdiction

Deliver

  • Assist the Project Leader / Senior Management / Principal with the monitoring of project performance at Construction Administration stage of strategic projects, and to resolve issues
  • Advise Project Leader / Senior Management / Principal immediately of any project contract administration issues and work to resolve any problems
  • Review workmanship standards for compliance with documentation and codes on an on-going basis
  • Maintain a close and trusted relationship with KENNEDY’s Clients
  • Adhere to KENNEDY’s CA guidelines, practices and protocols
  • Ensure that the interests of KENNEDY are promoted and protected at all times
  • Work with the Project Leaders and Principal in planning the profitable execution of the Construction Administration stage of large and / or complex projects
  • Review contract documents at 35%, 75% and 95% stages, or as prescribed by the project work plan, (prior to tendering) and ensure overall documentation coordination
  • Protect the project design intent through contract documents
  • Review contract conditions and confirm interpretation with client and contractor
  • Establish job protocol and lines of communication between owner, architect, engineers, contractor, subcontractors (if applicable), and vendors
  • Attend and represent KENNEDY at all contractor / client / job site meetings during CA phase of projects as required
  • Lead, motivate, and manage technical content with project team(s) to produce successful design and construction documentation, and correct appropriate technical content
  • Ensure coordination of consultant documentation with respect to project criteria, client program, drawings, and specifications, and standards of excellence
  • Coordinate additional services with the client , and project leader as required
  • Take responsibility for the “Risk Management” of projects for KENNEDY during construction
  • Ensure detailed Development By-Law and Building Code review / analysis are prepared, distributed and filed
  • Monitor and support on-site contract administration requirements including completion of professional responsibilities such as deficiency reports, required site reviews, certificates of payment, and letters of assurance
  • Ensure proper project records are developed and maintained
  • Coordinate with applicable authorities having jurisdiction during all phases of the project
  • Build and manage client relationships through dedicated communication and project leadership
  • Provide continuous reporting to the Principal

Review

  • Participate in the peer review process for KENNEDY projects
  • Contribute to the continual evolution of KENNEDY’s QA / QC process within the CD delivery stream

Minimum Requirements

  • A recognized degree in Architecture or Diploma in Architectural Technology coupled with a minimum of 15+ years of construction / contract administration experience
  • CCCA certification is considered an asset
  • Architecture and / or Interior Design registration with a provincial regulatory board an asset
  • Proficient in bidding procedures, project field reporting, field reviews, payment certification, site document processing (CCN/RFI/SI) and contract change procedures
  • Possess a wide knowledge of procurement types and regulations, policies and practices
  • Capable of providing technical leadership during the design phase
  • Strong building science background with an excellent understanding of construction processes, methods and materials
  • Strong technical background in Revit is considered an asset
  • Exceptional communication and leadership / team skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Actively cultivates an Inspirational leadership style
  • Proactive, confident approach to contract administration
  • Ability to represent KENNEDY professionally at senior levels
  • Solid and detailed understanding of applicable local building codes, bylaws and local governance including the authorities having jurisdiction
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven track record of maintaining high quality standards while working within tight deadlines

GOT WHAT IT TAKES? APPLY NOW!

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers [at] kennedycreate.com. All submissions are kept in confidence.

Senior ConStruction / Contract Administrator

Studio BACKGROUND

We are an established multi-disciplinary architectural and creative studio based in the 124 Street Arts District of Downtown Edmonton, a perfect location for a company that thrives on creative thinking. We pride ourselves on building communities, and developing long term relationships with our clients and stakeholders. We are regarded as dynamic innovators, inspiring our team members to be leaders in the industry. As we continually improve and evolve our design practice, we strive to be the architectural and design studio of choice for clients and staff, as well as thought leaders in our community.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR

An expert Construction / Contract Administrator, responsible for successful implementation of the construction phase for large and complex projects of various building types. A degree in Architecture or Diploma in Architectural Technology coupled with 15 years or more of construction administration experience is required. Preference will be given to those with CCCA certification, and Architecture / Interior Design registration with a provincial regulatory board.

A Senior Construction / Contract Administrator acts as the primary liaison between the client, contractor, and Project Leader / Project Manager for the duration of construction and is expected to actively provide advice on CA issues to others. Individuals in this role are expected to actively mentor and coach other Contract Administrators to foster career progression as well as participate as an integrated discipline within design delivery phases to enhance Quality Control and Quality Assurance. Provides ongoing Technical Peer Review on project work.

For more detailed criteria around our expectations, see Minimum Requirements section below.

AS senior Construction / contract administrator, YOU’LL BE EXPECTED TO

Lead

  • As part of KENNEDY’s leadership team, embody and act as an ambassador for the Studio’s vision and culture
  • Assume leadership roles in business management and operations areas such as resourcing, project performance
  • Assist the Project Leaders / Principal in planning the profitable execution of the Construction Administration stage of large and / or complex projects
  • Take an active role in employee development, motivation, and engagement by mentoring and coaching staff
  • Cultivate a well-respected presence with clients, contractors, and the local architecture community
  • Provide feedback on constructibility, code, etc. issues to production team
  • Provide input as requested by KENNEDY’s Project Leader / Management Team / Principal(s), and on budgets, schedules, etc.
  • Prepare detailed construction contracts
  • Establish job protocol and lines of communication between owner, architect, engineers, contractor, construction managers, subcontractors (if applicable), and vendors
  • Ensure that owner, architect, engineers, contractor, construction manager, subcontractors (if applicable), deploy and engage correctly KENNEDY’s CA delivery format and software tools
  • Manage all construction delivery issues with municipal or authorities having jurisdiction

Deliver

  • Assist the Project Leader / Senior Management / Principal with the monitoring of project performance at Construction Administration stage of strategic projects, and to resolve issues
  • Advise Project Leader / Senior Management / Principal immediately of any project contract administration issues and work to resolve any problems
  • Review workmanship standards for compliance with documentation and codes on an on-going basis
  • Maintain a close and trusted relationship with KENNEDY’s Clients
  • Adhere to KENNEDY’s CA guidelines, practices and protocols
  • Ensure that the interests of KENNEDY are promoted and protected at all times
  • Work with the Project Leaders and Principal in planning the profitable execution of the Construction Administration stage of large and / or complex projects
  • Review contract documents at 35%, 75% and 95% stages, or as prescribed by the project work plan, (prior to tendering) and ensure overall documentation coordination
  • Protect the project design intent through contract documents
  • Review contract conditions and confirm interpretation with client and contractor
  • Establish job protocol and lines of communication between owner, architect, engineers, contractor, subcontractors (if applicable), and vendors
  • Attend and represent KENNEDY at all contractor / client / job site meetings during CA phase of projects as required
  • Lead, motivate, and manage technical content with project team(s) to produce successful design and construction documentation, and correct appropriate technical content
  • Ensure coordination of consultant documentation with respect to project criteria, client program, drawings, and specifications, and standards of excellence
  • Coordinate additional services with the client , and project leader as required
  • Take responsibility for the “Risk Management” of projects for KENNEDY during construction
  • Ensure detailed Development By-Law and Building Code review / analysis are prepared, distributed and filed
  • Monitor and support on-site contract administration requirements including completion of professional responsibilities such as deficiency reports, required site reviews, certificates of payment, and letters of assurance
  • Ensure proper project records are developed and maintained
  • Coordinate with applicable authorities having jurisdiction during all phases of the project
  • Build and manage client relationships through dedicated communication and project leadership
  • Provide continuous reporting to the Principal

Review

  • Participate in the peer review process for KENNEDY projects
  • Contribute to the continual evolution of KENNEDY’s QA / QC process within the CD delivery stream

 

Minimum Requirements

  • A recognized degree in Architecture or Diploma in Architectural Technology coupled with a minimum of 15+ years of construction / contract administration experience
  • CCCA certification is considered an asset
  • Architecture and / or Interior Design registration with a provincial regulatory board an asset
  • Proficient in bidding procedures, project field reporting, field reviews, payment certification, site document processing (CCN/RFI/SI) and contract change procedures
  • Possess a wide knowledge of procurement types and regulations, policies and practices
  • Capable of providing technical leadership during the design phase
  • Strong building science background with an excellent understanding of construction processes, methods and materials
  • Strong technical background in Revit is considered an asset
  • Exceptional communication and leadership / team skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Actively cultivates an Inspirational leadership style
  • Proactive, confident approach to contract administration
  • Ability to represent KENNEDY professionally at senior levels
  • Solid and detailed understanding of applicable local building codes, bylaws and local governance including the authorities having jurisdiction
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven track record of maintaining high quality standards while working within tight deadlines

GOT WHAT IT TAKES? APPLY NOW!

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers [at] kennedycreate.com. All submissions are kept in confidence.

 

KENNEDY

Senior Project Architect / Project Leader

STUDIO BACKGROUND

We are an established multi-disciplinary architectural and creative studio based in the 124 Street Arts District of Downtown Edmonton, a perfect location for a company that thrives on creative thinking. We pride ourselves on building communities, and developing long term relationships with our clients and stakeholders. We are regarded as dynamic innovators, inspiring our team members to be leaders in the industry. As we continually improve and evolve our design practice, we strive to be the architectural and design studio of choice for clients and staff, as well as thought leaders in our community.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR

An expert ambassador to plan and manage project delivery services on mid to large scale projects. A degree in Architecture coupled with a minimum of 8 years of architectural experience in the high quality design of complex programs / projects / building types are required. Preference given to those registered with a provincial regulatory board.

A Project Architect / Project Leader represents KENNEDY in a professional manner; manages client relationships, interests and goals; ensures the quality and fiscal success of projects; and reports to the Principal. Responsibilities may include actively mentoring and supporting other project leaders, and providing design leadership on various projects. May oversee the entire design process or assist as a technical expert on specialized design and act as a design resource. May work on several concurrent projects of varying sizes and assist in the education and development of design and studio staff.

We expect a thorough knowledge of building codes, by-laws, construction practices, and strong technical proficiency in computer usage and software for design and understanding of CAD operations.  Preference given to those with Revit knowledge and experience. Naturally, you’re top of the class, with outstanding written and oral communication skills, and excellent time management, relationship building, and teamwork skills.

AS Project Architect / Project Leader, YOU’LL BE EXPECTED TO

Plan

  • Work in, and foster, a collaborative environment to create work plans, drawing lists, scope of services, budgets, and staffing requirements with project Job Captains
  • Review and monitor project scope and initiate corrective actions in cooperation with Job Captains
  • Lead the KENNEDY design process including creation of design concepts, generation of presentation material, and required submission documentation
  •     Contribute to and participate in proposal pursuits and responding to EOI’s and RFP’s
  • Review / Coordinate consultant activity with Job Captains and maintain a high level status understanding of project flow
  • Prepare Pre-Design and Schematic Design documents, specifications, and maintain a high level status understanding of the project development from Job Captains, reporting to the Principal
  • Chair or work with other project leaders to chair design / production meetings
  • Conduct client and public presentations
  • Build relationships with clients through responding to program and budget requirements
  •     Assist with business development
  • Work with authorities having jurisdiction at a project leadership level in all key areas of project development
  • Develop project criteria, scope of services, detailed work plans, drawing lists, schedules, and resource (staff, technical, budget) requirements over the project lifecycle in alignment with KENNEDY processes and standards of quality and client requirements
  • Plan project team utilization including the projection of workload requirements to facilitate proper allocation of firm-wide resources

Deliver

  • Allocate assigned tasks, maintain and communicate the project work plan and requirements to Job Captains, project teams, and manage completion and quality of tasks to ensure successful project delivery
  • Lead, motivate, and manage project teams to produce successful design and construction documentation and ensure appropriate team member utilization and growth potential
  • Ensure coordination of consultant documentation with respect to project criteria, client program, drawings, and specifications, and standards of excellence
  • Actively manage project design time budgets to ensure project profitability and prepare status reports
  • Coordinate additional services with the client as required
  • Approve and control all time spent on projects, expenses, and consultant invoices
  • Take responsibility for the “Risk Management” of projects for KENNEDY
  • Ensure detailed Zoning, Development By-Law and Building Code review / analysis are prepared, distributed and filed
  • Monitor and support on-site contract administration requirements including completion of professional responsibilities such as deficiency reports, required site reviews, certificates of payment, and letters of assurance
  • Ensure proper project records are developed and maintained
  • Coordinate with applicable authorities having jurisdiction during all phases of the project
  • Chair design and production meetings
  • Mentor staff in project management
  • Build and manage client relationships through dedicated communication and project leadership
  • Provide continuous reporting to the Principal

Review

  • Participate in KENNEDY’s project peer review process
  •     Facilitate and participate in KENNEDY’s design process initiatives
  • Participate in KENNEDY’s design and project management forums

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS – RECAP

  •     A recognized degree in Architecture coupled with a minimum of 10+ years of architectural experience
  •     Registration with a provincial regulatory board an asset
  • Capable of providing leadership in project management and design
  • Strong technical background in Revit is considered an asset
  • Excellent time management and teamwork skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Actively cultivating an Inspirational leadership style
  • Detailed knowledge of applicable building codes and by-laws
  • Advanced knowledge of the construction practice

GOT WHAT IT TAKES? APPLY NOW!

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers [at] kennedycreate.com. All submissions are kept in confidence.

 

Kennedy

Project Administrator

Studio BACKGROUND

We are an established multi-disciplinary architectural and creative studio based in the 124 Street Arts District of Downtown Edmonton, a perfect location for a company that thrives on creative thinking. We pride ourselves on building communities, and developing long term relationships with our clients and stakeholders. We are regarded as dynamic innovators, inspiring our team members to be leaders in the industry. As we continually improve and evolve our design practice, we strive to be the architectural and design studio of choice for clients and staff, as well as thought leaders in our community.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR

An enthusiastic and highly energized, organized and motivated individual with exceptional communication and organizational skills. This key person will contribute to the integrated development of KENNEDY’s project teams.

A Project Administrator is an essential connection for our Construction Administrators and Project Leaders to ensure projects run smoothly by coordinating and maintaining information, contracts, documentation, and files. This role is also responsible for assisting with general office administration duties and special projects as required.

As Project Administrator, you’ll be expected to

Deliver

  • Assist with preparing, coordinating, printing, distributing, filing, and archiving project delivery and construction phase administration files and documents throughout the project life cycle including: fee letters, design contracts, project correspondence, bid packages, specifications, schedules, construction contracts, shop drawings, RFI’s, site instructions, CCN’s, change orders, building permits, invoices, projected revenue reports, staffing reports etc
  • Work with the Construction Administrator / Project Leader to monitor and track project work plan, schedule, and financial reporting updates in MS Project and Excel
  • Organize, administer, and maintain project portal and electronic and hard copy filing systems for project delivery and construction phase administration information, reports, documents, and other materials
  • Liaise with client, contractors, and authorities to coordinate tender packages; work with Construction Administrator / Project Leader to assist in the bid analysis process
  • Coordinate drawing uploads to file transfer program site
  • Coordinate construction phase progress claim reviews and assist in preparing certificates for payment
  • Create KENNEDY labour / disbursement backup spreadsheets
  • Assist in the review of weekly AR reporting and follow up as required by Construction Administrator / Project Leader
  • Track project related costs and invoices including consultant invoices as required by Construction Administrator / Project Leader
  • Mock up and review invoices
  • Complete Construction Administrator / Project Leader’s expense reports and assist with drafting letters
  • Coordinate meetings and take minutes
  • Assist administration team and reception on an as needed basis

Minimum Requirements

  • Business Administration Certification or related Diploma
  • At least 2 years of related project administration experience
  • Construction or industry related experience an asset
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Office: Word, Excel), MS Project is an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills including the ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to work under pressure, follow timelines, and meet deadlines
  • Detail oriented

 

GOT WHAT IT TAKES? APPLY NOW!

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers [at] kennedycreate.com. All submissions are kept in confidence.

 

Kennedy

Senior Architectural Technologist / Project Leade

STUDIO BACKGROUND

We are an established multi-disciplinary architectural and creative studio based in the 124 Street Arts District of Downtown Edmonton, a perfect location for a company that thrives on creative thinking. We pride ourselves on building communities, and developing long term relationships with our clients and stakeholders. We are regarded as dynamic innovators, inspiring our team members to be leaders in the industry. As we continually improve and evolve our design practice, we strive to be the architectural and design studio of choice for clients and staff, as well as thought leaders in our community.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR

An expert ambassador to plan and manage project delivery services on mid to large scale projects. This will include performing a variety of production tasks in preparing documents needed to take a building from original concept to completion. A degree in Architecture or a diploma in Building Technology coupled with 15 years or more of architectural experience in the high quality design and technical delivery of complex programs / projects. This candidate must have experience in a range of building typologies that encompass commercial to institutional, civic, and government projects. Preference given to those registered with a provincial regulatory body or association.

A Senior Technologist / Project Leader represents KENNEDY in a professional manner; manages client relationships, interests and goals during project delivery phases in consort with the overall Project Leader / Project Manager; and reports to the Project Manager / Principal. Responsibilities include actively mentoring and supporting other project leaders, and providing design and technical leadership on various projects. May oversee the technical content within the design process or assist as a technical expert on specialized aspects and act as a design resource. May work on several concurrent projects of varying sizes and assist in the education and development of design and studio staff on technical subject matter. This individual is a technical content specialist.

We expect an expert knowledge of building codes, by-laws, and construction practices combined with management skills. Candidates for this position need to have experience in Sustainability initiatives, experience in working with LEED, and must have experience with the NECB. Unparalleled technical proficiency in computer usage and software for design and expert ability with BIM operations must be demonstrated.  Preference given to those with Revit knowledge and experience. Naturally, you’re top of the class, with outstanding written and oral communication skills, and excellent time management, relationship building, and teamwork skills.

As Senior architectural technologist / project leader, you’ll be expected to

Plan

  • Ensure that the interests of KENNEDY are promoted and protected at all times in the technical delivery of our projects.
  • Work in, and foster, a collaborative environment to create work plans, drawing lists, scope of services, budgets, and staffing requirements with project Job Captains
  • Review and monitor project scope and initiate corrective actions in cooperation with Job Captains
  • Lead the KENNEDY technical spectrum of the design process including working with Job Captains, Project Leaders and Principal in planning the technical expectations and performance throughout project design.
  • Review / Coordinate consultant activity with Job Captains and maintain a high level status understanding of project flow
  • Prepare Pre-Design, Schematic Design and tender documents, specifications, and maintain a high level status understanding of the project development from Job Captains, reporting to the Principal
  • Chair or work with other Project Leaders / Job Captains to chair design / production meetings
  • Build relationships with clients through responding to program and budget requirements during the phases of technical delivery of the project.
  • Work with authorities having jurisdiction at a project leadership level in all key areas of project development
  • Develop project criteria, scope of services, detailed work plans, drawing lists, schedules, and resource (staff, technical, budget) requirements over the project lifecycle in alignment with KENNEDY processes and standards of quality and client requirements
  • Plan project team utilization including the projection of workload requirements to facilitate proper allocation of firm-wide resources

Deliver

  • Allocate assigned tasks, maintain and communicate the project work plan and requirements to Job Captains, project teams, and manage completion and quality of tasks to ensure successful project delivery
  • Lead, motivate, and manage project teams to produce successful design development, construction documentation, outline specifications, and ensure appropriate team member utilization and growth potential
  • Ensure coordination of consultant documentation with respect to project criteria, client program, drawings, specifications, and standards of excellence
  • Actively manage project design time budgets to ensure project profitability and prepare status reports
  • Coordinate additional services with the client as required
  • Approve and control all time spent on projects, expenses, and consultant invoices
  • Take responsibility for the “Risk Management” of projects for KENNEDY
  • Ensure detailed Zoning, Development By-Law and Building Code review / analysis are prepared, conducted, distributed and filed
  • Monitor and support on-site contract administration requirements including completion of professional responsibilities such as deficiency reports, required site reviews, certificates of payment, and letters of assurance
  • Perform Senior level Contract Administration (CA) oversight duties (as required) in collaboration with the Contract Administrator.
  • Ensure proper project records are developed and maintained
  • Direct the research and compilation of construction materials and technical assemblies.
  • Coordinate with applicable authorities having jurisdiction during all phases of the project
  • Mentor staff in project technical development and knowledge, and project management
  • Build and manage client relationships through dedicated communication and project leadership
  • Provide continuous reporting to the Principal

Review

  • Function as a knowledge expert in Peer reviews and QC / QA reviews
  •     Facilitate and participate in KENNEDY’s design and technical process initiatives
  • Participate in KENNEDY’s design, technical, and project management forums

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS – RECAP

  • For Architecture a recognized degree in Architecture or diploma in Building Technology coupled with a minimum of 15+ years of architectural experience in Design Development Drawings and Contract Documents acquired in an Architectural Office
  •     Registration with a provincial regulatory body or association an asset
  • Capable of providing leadership in project management and design
  • Demonstrated experience with state of the art BIM; Revit experience an asset
  • Excellent time management and teamwork skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Actively cultivating an Inspirational leadership style
  • Expert knowledge of, and experience with, building codes
  • Expert knowledge of the construction practice

 

GOT WHAT IT TAKES? APPLY NOW!

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers [at] kennedycreate.com. All submissions are kept in confidence.

 

Kennedy

Intermediate Intern Architect

STUDIO BACKGROUND

We are an established multi-disciplinary architectural and creative studio based in the 124 Street Arts District of Downtown Edmonton, a perfect location for a company that thrives on creative thinking. We pride ourselves on building communities, and developing long term relationships with our clients and stakeholders. We are regarded as dynamic innovators, inspiring our team members to be leaders in the industry. As we continually improve and evolve our design practice, we strive to be the architectural and design studio of choice for clients and staff, as well as thought leaders in our community.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR

A burgeoning intern architect with an ability to enhance a variety of projects. A degree in Architecture coupled with 3 to 5 years experience in the high quality design of complex programs / projects / building types are required. Enrollment with a provincial regulatory board is required.

An Intermediate Intern Architect works closely with Project Leaders, Project Managers, and the Principal to complete design and technical assignments. Responsibilities may include design, production, project management support, and contract administration. May oversee the entire design process or assist as a technical expert on specialized design and act as a design resource. May work on several concurrent projects of varying sizes and assist in the education and development of design staff.

We expect a knowledge of building codes, by-laws, construction practices, and strong technical proficiency in computer usage and software for design and understanding of CAD operations.  Preference given to those with Revit knowledge and experience. Naturally, you’re top of the class, with effective written and oral communication skills, and strong time management, relationship building, and teamwork skills.

AS an INTERMEDIATE Intern Architect, YOU’LL BE EXPECTED TO

Plan

  • Work with the Project Leader / Project Manager or other project leadership such as Job Captain, Design Team Leader, etc. to create work plans, drawing units, scope of services, budgets
  • In cooperation with the Project Leader / Project Manager, review and monitor project scope and initiate corrective actions as required

Deliver

  • Assist with the KENNEDY design process including creation of design concepts, presentation material, and required submission documentation
  • Participate in the production of successful design and contract documentation in alignment with KENNEDY’s standards of quality, client program, and budget needs
  • Prepare outline specifications and assist in detailed project specification development
  • Coordinate building and development permit submissions
  • Meet project criteria and deliver scheduled tasks
  • Participate in client and public presentations
  • Coordinate consultant activity
  • Assist in leading design and production meetings
  • Work with Project Leaders and Project Managers, build relationships with clients by proactively responding to program and budget requirements
  • May assist with business development
  • Work with senior leaders in proposal development
  • Work with supervisor and authorities having jurisdiction to interpret and conform to codes and bylaws
  • Properly maintain project record.

Review

  • Advise supervisor immediately of any project performance issues and work to resolve any problems including ongoing review of project quality and monitoring of budget and schedule
  • Ensure that competent peer reviews are conducted at project milestones

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS – RECAP

  • Graduate of an accredited Bachelor of Architecture Degree program coupled with 3 – 5 years of experience in high quality design of complex programs for a variety of projects / building types
  • Enrollment with a provincial regulatory board required
  • Demonstrated design aptitude and capabilities
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes and by-laws
  • Knowledge of construction practices
  • Must be proficient in computer usage for design and understand CAD operations; Revit knowledge is an asset
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to build relationships and work well within a team environment

GOT WHAT IT TAKES? APPLY NOW!

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers [at] kennedycreate.com. All submissions are kept in confidence.

 

Kennedy

Intermediate Intern Architect

STUDIO BACKGROUND

We are an established multi-disciplinary architectural and creative studio based in the 124 Street Arts District of Downtown Edmonton, a perfect location for a company that thrives on creative thinking. We pride ourselves on building communities, and developing long term relationships with our clients and stakeholders. We are regarded as dynamic innovators, inspiring our team members to be leaders in the industry. As we continually improve and evolve our design practice, we strive to be the architectural and design studio of choice for clients and staff, as well as thought leaders in our community.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR

A burgeoning intern architect with an ability to enhance a variety of projects. A degree in Architecture coupled with 3 to 5 years experience in the high quality design of complex programs / projects / building types are required. Enrollment with a provincial regulatory board is required.

An Intermediate Intern Architect works closely with Project Leaders, Project Managers, and the Principal to complete design and technical assignments. Responsibilities may include design, production, project management support, and contract administration. May oversee the entire design process or assist as a technical expert on specialized design and act as a design resource. May work on several concurrent projects of varying sizes and assist in the education and development of design staff.

We expect a knowledge of building codes, by-laws, construction practices, and strong technical proficiency in computer usage and software for design and understanding of CAD operations.  Preference given to those with Revit knowledge and experience. Naturally, you’re top of the class, with effective written and oral communication skills, and strong time management, relationship building, and teamwork skills.

AS an INTERMEDIATE Intern Architect, YOU’LL BE EXPECTED TO

Plan

  • Work with the Project Leader / Project Manager or other project leadership such as Job Captain, Design Team Leader, etc. to create work plans, drawing units, scope of services, budgets
  • In cooperation with the Project Leader / Project Manager, review and monitor project scope and initiate corrective actions as required

Deliver

  • Assist with the KENNEDY design process including creation of design concepts, presentation material, and required submission documentation
  • Participate in the production of successful design and contract documentation in alignment with KENNEDY’s standards of quality, client program, and budget needs
  • Prepare outline specifications and assist in detailed project specification development
  • Coordinate building and development permit submissions
  • Meet project criteria and deliver scheduled tasks
  • Participate in client and public presentations
  • Coordinate consultant activity
  • Assist in leading design and production meetings
  • Work with Project Leaders and Project Managers, build relationships with clients by proactively responding to program and budget requirements
  • May assist with business development
  • Work with senior leaders in proposal development
  • Work with supervisor and authorities having jurisdiction to interpret and conform to codes and bylaws
  • Properly maintain project record.

Review

  • Advise supervisor immediately of any project performance issues and work to resolve any problems including ongoing review of project quality and monitoring of budget and schedule
  • Ensure that competent peer reviews are conducted at project milestones

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS – RECAP

  • Graduate of an accredited Bachelor of Architecture Degree program coupled with 3 – 5 years of experience in high quality design of complex programs for a variety of projects / building types
  • Enrollment with a provincial regulatory board required
  • Demonstrated design aptitude and capabilities
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes and by-laws
  • Knowledge of construction practices
  • Must be proficient in computer usage for design and understand CAD operations; Revit knowledge is an asset
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to build relationships and work well within a team environment

GOT WHAT IT TAKES? APPLY NOW!

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers [at] kennedycreate.com. All submissions are kept in confidence.

 

Wensley Architecture

Receptionist

Wensley Architecture has an immediate opening for a Receptionist in their downtown Vancouver office. We are looking for a minimum of 3-5 years of Reception and Administration experience, preferably in a professional service industry.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Greeting, announcing and assisting visitors.
  • Answering and directing phone calls.
  • Preparing and sending courier packages and mail (including monthly invoices).
  • Receiving, screening, stamping and distributing courier packages and mail.
  • Managing boardroom calendar and maintaining cleanliness in boardrooms.
  • Preparing refreshments for meetings.
  • Filing hardcopy documents (for general office and accounting).
  • Copying and scanning documents.
  • Basic word processing.
  • Tidying kitchen and ensuring kitchen supplies are stocked.
  • Organizing, inventorying and ordering of basic office supplies.
  • Creating new hardcopy folders (for general office and accounting).
  • Booking travel and making reservations.
  • Creating and updating Outlook contact cards.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Preparing basic transmittals for courier packages (with direction from Manager and/or Executive Assistant).
  • Activating online meetings (GoTo Meeting) and conference calls (with direction from Executive Assistant).
  • Updating contacts in Maximizer (with direction from Executive Assistant).
  • Creating calendar reminders (with direction from Executive Assistant).
  • Data entry of time sheets and information into Excel (with direction from the Accounting Manager).
  • Data entry and updates to employees’ accrual spreadsheets (with direction from the Accounting Manager).
  • Data entry of credit card charges into Excel (with direction from the Accounting Manager).
  • Creating project binders as requested (with direction from Executive Assistant).
  • Adding project numbers to the copier for Vancouver and Victoria offices (with direction from Executive Assistant).
  • Printing monthly copier counts for Vancouver and Victoria office for the Accounting Manager (with direction from Executive Assistant).
  • Sending monthly meter reads/counters checks to copier service providers.
  • Stamping drawings, as requested.
  • Occasionally picking up lunches and kitchen items.
  • Relaying messages to Building Management regarding building maintenance or parking issues.
  • Assisting with the coordination of lunch and learns.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Exceptional internal and external customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Professional appearance, positive friendly attitude, and refined phone etiquette.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (intermediate knowledge of Word and Outlook, and familiarity with Excel).
  • 2 years of office experience with a multi-line phone system.
  • Reliability, willingness to assist others and strong organizational skills.
  • Please email your resume to office@wensleyarch.com. Include your name and the position, Receptionist, Vancouver, in the subject of your email.

Wensley Architecture

Architect/ Designer, Vancouver

 Wensley Architecture has an immediate opening for an Architect, Intern or similar designation, with demonstrated expertise in design and design development.  We are looking for a creative individual who is also a team player committed to providing high quality work, and who is looking for long term employment. The successful candidate will work closely with the Project Designer to prepare complete design drawings for Client and Municipal approvals. We will provide a competitive salary, health benefits and opportunities for professional development.

Required Skills + Experience

  • Minimum 5 years relevant Canadian experience.
  • Experience in a variety of project types, including high rise, retail, office and multi-family residential;
  • Experience in interpreting Municipal zoning and planning documents, and familiarity with Municipal approval processes (ie. Rezoning and Development Permit.)
  • Demonstrated design ability, both concept design and design development.
  • Understanding of sustainability design considerations;
  • Ability to clearly communicate with clients, consultants, and Municipal staff.
  • Excellent architectural graphic skills with high level of proficiency in AutoCad, Photoshop and SketchUp. Experience with Revit would be an asset.
  • Ability to multi-task, and to meet deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English;

Please email your resume, including 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, Architect / Designer Vancouver, in the subject of your email.

 

 

Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership (MCM)

Position Description

This position requires a person committed to supporting architecture and design by playing a key role in project support.  The ideal candidate shares a passion for project delivery and wants to work with a fun and talented group of individuals.  Engages in collaborative and inclusive teamwork as well as demonstrates a high-level of individual performance. Has the ability to face new challenges, create solutions and work outside their comfort zone. Someone who will be energized by the opportunity to create something new every day and who has an interest in the organization of projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

Overall:  Strong administration background working directly with and report to the MCM Project Partner and will liaise with the project team and outside consultants on a daily basis

 Key Qualities:  Trustworthy, maturity, professional, organized, time management skills, proactive and hands-on, flexible, good with people at all levels.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide all administrative functions as well some specific architectural industry services such as:
  • project specific documentation (Contract Administration)
  • keeping project schedules (Microsoft Project)
  • log and distribute project documents using Newforma, a web-based, project management software
  • organize and manage project documentation (includes scanning drawings and paper files for project directory filing)
  • Liaise with the other members of the Admin Department, Interior Design Teams and any other teams required for the particular project
  • Interpret instructions and implement actions according to MCM policies and protocols
  • Research and gather information/project documents for project team member review
  • Format/edit letters, fee letters/proposals/Request for Proposal’s, Meeting Minutes, Agendas
  • Coordinate and set up meetings
  • Would be flexible and available with occasional overtime should it be required.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Previous experience in Architecture or Engineering field preferred
  • Initiative, reliability, positive, helpful ‘one-step ahead’ attitude
  • Basic AutoCAD experience helpful, some graphics software ability/experience
  • Excellent attitude and work ethic
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Exercises good judgment and thinks through problems, offers possible solutions
  • Highly organized, flexible and calm under pressure or deadlines
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills (written and spoken, with advanced knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation).
  • Has advanced computer skills and has extensive software skills for business applications such as all Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, etc.), Newforma, Bluebeam, Adobe Suite

Education and Experience

  • 5 to 10 years of administrative and office experience at senior administrative level or in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction field
  • Administrative training at a recognized post-secondary institution or college an asset or equivalent in the field experience
  • Demonstrated success collaborating with project teams to deliver on project deadlines for a variety of project types
  • Strong time-management and coordination skills
  • Understands the necessity of Quality Control / Quality Assurance and is diligent maintaining corporate standards and protocols
  • Confident, outgoing personality, bringing a sense of humor, grace under pressure, a track record of high achievement
  • Has a passion for structure, organization, architecture, and being the go-to person on a project
  • Highly proficient in planning schedules and deliverables, minute taking, package submissions, exhibit attention to detail and much more
  • Take-charge individual, a person not afraid to take on a task, to get involved, run with it, ask questions
  • Someone who wants to understand what they are doing and wants to be active part of the team (interested to learn specifics and why)
  • Understands the importance of client and customer service and is able to liaise with consultants, client, team members of a project

Submit Your Resume in Confidence!

We are an open and collaborative teamwork focused environment where we value our employees and offer the potential for growth within the firm. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. Submit your resume and portfolio by e-mail (pdf ) indicating the position you are applying for in the Subject line.

Attention: Gabriele Bromley (Ms), Administrative Director &  Associate

Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership Architects Designers Planners

Email: mcmp@mcmparchitects.com

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.    No phone calls and drop-ins please.

Office of Mcfarlane Biggar Architects + Designers

Position / Title Seeking:
Proposal Writer / Marketing + Communications

Level of Experience:
Intermediate

Organization Name:
office of mcfarlane biggar architects + designers

Organization Description:
omb is an award-winning full service design studio, offering an integrated approach to architecture and interiors. Creative collaboration forms the foundation of our studio culture and supports a wide range of project types and scales. Current work includes civic, cultural, transportation and academic buildings, together with several single and multi-family residential projects.
Reference our website at www.officemb.ca for further information.

Job Description:
The office of mcfarlane biggar architects and designers (omb) is looking to expand their marketing team. We are looking for someone experienced in proposal writing for Architecture, with excellent communication skills and team spirit, who has the ability to manage their work and deliver excellent results on simultaneous assignments under tight deadlines. The primary position would be to assist in writing and editing for architectural proposals, submissions, website etc. However, the role could expand into other areas of marketing and/or graphics depending on the candidate’s skillset. We are open to discussing either a contract or a full time position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the Principals to establish direction and content and then developing, formatting and editing all written content for various written communication. Materials would be predominantly proposals but would also include content for award submissions, brochures, presentations, other marketing materials for talks, presentations, website, marketing books, social media, invitations etc.
  • Coordinating printing, assembly and delivery of proposals and submissions with the team.
  • Graphic design and formatting/production of materials to support written content would be beneficial and would expand the role.
    Required qualifications include:
  • Post-secondary education in Writing, Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, Architecture or similar.
  • 3-5 years of experience, proposal writing experience is desirable.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Graphic design experience is beneficial
  • Adobe CS Suite and Microsoft Office required.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities and meet deadlines in a calm and organized manner.
  • Background or experience in Architecture/Engineering/Design environment is desirable

Contact Info: Apply with PDF resumes and portfolios only to: employment@officemb.ca. Maximum 5 MB.

Please understand that due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only contact those eligible candidates for interviews.

Shugarman Architecture and Design Inc

SENIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER
Shugarman Architecture and Design Inc. is an award winning firm located in Calgary, AB. focusing on a wide range of projects from residential, hospitality, and commercial.  Our projects are diverse and we expect the highest standards in design and innovation.

We are searching for a Senior Interior Designer to work on high end residential projects. The candidate must have experience working on high end single family residences, project management and strong design sensibilities.

Skills and Qualifications

– Knowledge and working experience of Revit is essential

– Must be able to follow office standards

– Sketch-up or other 3-D programs are essential

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

– Knowledge of Alberta Building Code is an asset

To apply please submit resume and portfolio to Michael Shugarman ms@shugarmanarchitecture.com.  Add in the subject heading “Senior Interior Design Position”.  Please no phone calls, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest.

ARNO MATIS ARCHITECTURE Inc.

POSITION: JUNIOR DESIGNER(s)/INTERN(s)

FIRM:ARNO MATIS ARCHITECTURE Inc.

 ABOUT:

AMA is a young, ambitious and experimental design-centered practice with a fast-growing portfolio of innovative projects ranging in scale from furnishings to high-rise towers.  AMA typically engages projects in the hybrid space between urban design, landscape, architecture and interior design disciplines. For more information about us please visit us at: www.arnomatisarchitecture.com and www.facebook.com/ArnoMatisArchitecture

POSITION:

We are currently seeking to fill full-time positions (summer student or continuing) at the beginner level. Candidates must be registered or have completed an undergraduate level program degree in architecture from an accredited university, able to legally work in Canada, and be registered or eligible for professional registration with the Architectural Institute of B.C.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Concept development;
  • Assist in the preparation of presentation packages for Rezoning or Development approval (drawings, digital models, renderings);
  • Design development, documentation and coordination of projects through to construction documentation;
  • Assist in the coordination and management of project team members including outside consultants;

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: (some or all of the following)

  • 0-2+ years of relevant experience;
  • Excellent graphic communication skills; proficiency in Adobe creative suite;
  • Proficiency in the preparation of digital files for 3D printing and laser cutting;
  • Proficiency in CAD (AutoCAD);
  • Proficiency in digital modeling (Rhino) and rendering tools;
  • Ability to develop design concepts from sketches/direction;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a highly collaborative studio atmosphere.

CONTACT: Please email careers@arnomatisarchitecture.com attn: ‘Arno Matis’ with your portfolio and resume. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

NOTE: We are currently reviewing previous application packages on file, but applicants are welcome to re-send as well!

ARNO MATIS ARCHITECTURE Inc.

POSITION: PROJECT ARCHITECT

FIRM: ARNO MATIS ARCHITECTURE Inc.

ABOUT:

AMA is an ambitious and experimental design-centered practice with a fast-growing portfolio of innovative projects ranging in scale from light fixtures to high-rise towers. For more information about us please visit us at: www.arnomatisarchitecture.com and www.facebook.com/ArnoMatisArchitecture

POSITION:

We are currently seeking to fill a full-time position at the intermediate level. Candidates must have an undergraduate or graduate level degree in architecture from an accredited university, able to legally work in Canada, and be registered or eligible for professional registration with the Architectural Institute of B.C.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design development and documentation for the purposes of obtaining development and building permits;
  •   Preparing drawings for tender, drawing detailing, construction documentation through to issued for construction documents;
  • Coordinating and managing project team members including outside consultants;
  •  Construction contract administration/construction site reviews

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  •   Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience;
  •   Project management experience required;
  • Excellence in detail development;
  • Eye for precision and accuracy;
  •   Excellent ability to develop design concepts from sketches/direction;
  • Excellent graphic communication skills;
  •   Proficiency in CAD (AutoCAD);
  •   Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a highly collaborative studio atmosphere.

CONTACT:

Please email careers@arnomatisarchitecture.com attn: ‘Arno Matis’ with your portfolio and resume. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

NOTE: We are currently reviewing previous application packages on file, but applicants are welcome to re-send as well!

Henriquez Partners Architects

LOOKING FOR A TALENTED INDIVIDUAL TO JOIN OUR TEAM

Henriquez Partners Architects is dedicated to working closely with clients to create buildings that are culturally, economically and environmentally sustainable. It is our view that every project is an opportunity to enrich local communities by seamlessly integrating ethics and aesthetics. Informed by this credo and by an unwavering commitment to design integrity, we have consistently demonstrated the ability to manage projects from design through to construction, and the technical expertise to create structures that stand the test of time. Our buildings have received several awards for design excellence, including the Governor General’s Medal in Architecture for the Lore Krill Housing Coop, the Trent Environmental Sciences Building, and the Sinclair Centre Federal Office Complex.

We excel at large and complex mixed-use projects, such as the 1 million square foot TELUS Garden mixed-use development, Woodward’s redevelopment, and most recently the Mirvish Village site at Bloor and Bathurst in Toronto. It is our philosophy that no building is too small if it contributes to society in a meaningful way as result, our portfolio also features an array of smaller, unique civic structures.

We are seeking talented individuals to help complement our existing team.

MODEL MAKER

Henriquez Partners uses built models throughout the design process as a design, visualization and presentation tool. We require an architectural graduate with minimum 2-4 years of experience with exacting craftsmanship, who performs well independently. Applicant must work independently, as part of a design team and must be natural leaders accountable for their work.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:

  • Have practical experience creating massing, study and presentation models
  • Have experience with a laser cutter, including preparing files and operating a laser cutter
  • Be able to quickly create massing and study models
  • Have experience with 3D printing and other current model-making techniques
  • Have the ability to construct quality architectural context models
  • Have experience working with a range of materials in the production of physical models (chip board, acrylic, foam core, wood etc.)
  • Have patience, dedication and strong attention to detail
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have exemplary design skills.
  • Be able to take direction from the architectural and visuzalization teams
  • Have SketchUp, Vectorworks, Rhino and 3D Studio Max (asset)
  • Have Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator skills (asset)
  • Have experience in creating photo-realistic or highly detailed conceptual renderings (asset).

Please submit cover letter, resume and portfolio to the attention of:

Andrea Smith, Finance and HR Administrator

andreasmith@henriquezpartners.com

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

Barnett Dembek Architects Inc.

Intern Architect

Barnett Dembek Architects Inc. is looking for a full-time Intern Architect for its Surrey Office. For more information on our firm visit http://www.barnettdembek.com.

This position requires the following qualifications:

  • Arch or equivalent;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the development of architectural designs of commercial, institutional or residential projects;
  • Minimum 5 years’ construction drawing experience;
  • Minimum 5 years’ wood frame experience;
  • Excellent knowledge and proven experience of AutoCAD;
  • Interest in building sciences;
  • General office tasks, know your way around MS Office and Outlook;
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and work independently to see projects through to completion;
  • Working knowledge of the BCBC;
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;
  • Registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia;

We offer excellent career advancement opportunities along with an attractive compensation package, including health & dental benefits. Salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications.

Please send over letters and resumes in PDF format clearly detailing your qualifications relative to the above-described skill set via e-mail to mail@bdarkitex.com. Please indicate “Intern Architect Position” in the subject line. No telephone calls, please.

We appreciate all interest shown in the position, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Barnett Dembek Architects Inc.

Architectural Technologist

Barnett Dembek Architects Inc. is looking for a full-time Architectural Technologist for its Surrey Office. For more information on our firm visit http://www.barnettdembek.com.

This position requires the following qualifications:

  • Certificate/Diploma in Architectural Technology / Drafting from a recognized College or Institute;
  • Eligibility for registration with the AIBC as an Architectural Technologist;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the development of architectural designs of commercial, institutional or residential projects;
  • Minimum 5 years’ construction drawing experience;
  • Minimum 5 years’ wood frame experience;
  • Excellent knowledge and proven experience of AutoCAD;
  • Interest in building sciences;
  • General office tasks, know your way around MS Office and Outlook;
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and work independently to see projects through to completion;
  • Working knowledge of the BCBC;
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;

We offer excellent career advancement opportunities along with an attractive compensation package, including health & dental benefits. Salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications.

Please send over letters and resumes in PDF format clearly detailing your qualifications relative to the above-described skill set via e-mail to mail@bdarkitex.com. Please indicate “Architectural Technologist Position” in the subject line. No telephone calls, please.

We appreciate all interest shown in the position, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Meiklejohn Architects

Miklejon

Meiklejohn Architects Kelowna office is an award winning Okanagan-based architectural practice consisting of about 10 staff members including architects and technologists. We have a 60+ year reputation in the Okanagan and are deeply committed to the creation of urban, pedestrian and sustainable environments. We are currently seeking:

INTERMEDIATE / SENIOR TECHNOLOGIST:

Our is currently seeking a professional, preferably 10+ years of Canadian experience, who brings:
– The ability to work with a team

  • Experience in coordinating a full set of complex construction documents
  • Experience with Multi-Family Residential, mixed-use and commercial projects
  • Knowledge of wood, steel and concrete construction systems
  • Prepared building envelope concepts and details
  • Experience in BC Building Code
  • Proficiency in Revit and/or AutoCAD;

Interested candidates should submit their resume in confidence to Jim Meiklejohn at  jim-mai@shaw.ca

No telephone inquiries please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

SHAPE Architecture Inc.

POSITION

Architect / Intern Architect

ABOUT US

SHAPE is a design centered office. We are fundamentally interested in an architecture that reflects the patterns and structure of its context, that meaningfully responds to both the daily life of its inhabitants and that inspires us to imagine a better world. SHAPE has pioneered ground breaking ecologically responsive projects from public buildings, to high density urban developments and single family houses. These ideas found early success in several award-winning community-based residential commissions and have since been developed and refined alongside larger scaled civic and academic buildings, which share the desire to regenerate and improve our environment.

ABOUT YOU

Working effectively at several scales simultaneously is a unique privilege that we at SHAPE are fortunate to enjoy. To do so requires considerable talent not only in design, but also in management and communication. With an ever-expanding skill set, SHAPE is looking for individuals with an enthusiasm for design and sustainability to contribute to our team with opportunities available in our Vancouver office for an Architect/Intern Architect with 5+ years of post-graduate professional experience.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

– Architect or Intern Architect with 5+ years post-graduate professional experience and be eligible to work in Canada (Architects and Intern Architects must be registered with the AIBC or be eligible for registration in the province of British Columbia);

– Strong conceptual and technical design skills;

– Experience with securing approvals from local authorities with specific experience with rezoning and development permit applications;

– Experience developing and coordinating contract documents;

– Demonstrated proficiency with REVIT, AutoCAD, Adobe CS, Sketchup;

– LEED accreditation and mixed-use, multi-family residential design and project management experience is an asset;

– Candidates must be able to work in Canada;

– Good command of the English language, with effective written and verbal communication skills

CONTACT INFO

Please reply via email with CV and Portfolio to careers@shapearchitecture.ca with the subject line ‘SHAPE Architect position’. Thank you in advance for your response, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Thinkspace Architecture Planning Interior Design

THINKSPACE

Tired of the downtown commute? Want to be part of a family oriented firm where everyone knows you by name and you have the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of a Project? Well look no further!

Thinkspace Architecture Planning Interior Design has been providing professional architectural services since 1963. With offices located in Surrey and Kelowna BC, we have built a significant portfolio of new construction, renovations, additions, upgrades and planning projects. These include civic, post-secondary, institutional and healthcare projects ranging up to $50 million in value. To learn more, please visit our website at www.thinkspace.ca

Our Surrey office is currently seeking a Healthcare Specialist to assist with the design, detailing and construction of a variety of institutional projects. Candidates must present comprehensive and well rounded qualifications, including;

  • An inquisitive and rigorous design sense
  • Understanding of and experience with major institutional projects, particularly related to Healthcare
  • Familiarity with current trends in Healthcare planning and design
  • In-depth understanding of building systems, including building envelope
  • Understanding of and experience with sustainable design
  • Experience and ability to manage a team and coordinate consultants
  • Knowledge of the total design process, from concept through construction, with an understanding of different methods of project delivery
  • Ability to plan, direct, and execute a set of design, tender and construction drawings and specifications
  • Contract administration experience including field reviews
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Knowledge of how to plan, schedule and track project timelines, budgets and milestones to ensure project progress is on schedule
  • Proficient in AutoCAD. Working knowledge of Revit, Sketch-up or similar software would be an asset
  • Project Management experience in an Architectural capacity is essential

The ideal candidate will have acquired these skills through a degree from an accredited post secondary institution, plus 5-10 years of experience working on a variety of institutional projects, with an emphasis on Healthcare. Priority will be given to highly self-motivated and self-directed candidates experienced and willing to take on all phases of the procurement process, and possessing the desire and ambition to take a leadership role in the firm. Registration with, or eligibility to be registered with the AIBC would be considered an asset.

Thinkspace offers a stimulating work environment with an emphasis on continuous learning and career advancement. Competitive compensation package is offered, including continuing education, professional membership dues and group benefits plan.

If you’re interested in joining our team, please send your resume along with a portfolio illustrating your work in PDF format to careers@thinkspace.ca. Please include a cover letter clearly stating the position you are applying for. Do not send links as they will not be opened.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or drop-in enquiries please.

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Peter Rose Architecture + Interiors Inc.

SENIOR ARCHITECT

 About us:
Peter Rose Architecture + Interiors Inc. is an established Vancouver West Side firm specializing in custom homes and vacation residences. Our designs reflect a commitment in producing quality work beyond the veneer of style; where our ideals and those of our clients can be achieved. We are a growing office that promotes flexibility, friendliness, and long-term opportunity.

Your role:
We require an experienced Senior Architect or Architectural Designer who specializes in home design who is comfortable and competent working in both traditional and contemporary idioms. The candidate must be able to take projects from start to finish, including organizing, pre-design, design, client meetings, preparation of permit drawings/construction documents, and contract administration. The candidate must have excellent verbal and written English skills as you will be corresponding with clients, City Hall officials, consultants, and contractors. You must also enjoy helping others learn as you will also be responsible for mentoring junior staff.

Who we are looking for:
An individual with at least 5 -10 years experience in single-family home design. Someone who is familiar with City of Vancouver RS and RT zones and the permitting process is a must. Someone who enjoys learning, is passionate about architecture, and believes that the nuts and bolts of how we build and detail our work is intimately tied to its design objectives. You are a team player, take initiative, are disciplined and responsible for your own activities, but always willing to lend a hand and share what you know when and where the opportunity arises.

Required skills:

  • Must have completed a professional degree in architecture.
  • Preference given to individuals who are registered with AIBC.
  • An excellent understanding of Vectorworks.
  • SketchUp experience.
  • Ability to use Adobe CS (preferred but not essential).
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • General knowledge of VBBL and BCBC.
  • Interest in sustainable design

What we offer employees:
We offer our employees a friendly work environment where everyone supports each other. We have a competitive benefits and salary package and support continuing education. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and education.

Please send samples of work, resume and cover letter (max. 10 MB) to careers@prosearchitect.ca  No calls, please.

 

DA Architects + Planners

Position / Title Seeking: Architect/Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Description: Our 40-year-old Yaletown firm designs and produces a variety of building types ranging from large iconic projects to schools, hospitality, and residential/commercial mixed-use developments.

We are seeking an intermediate Architect/Technologist for involvement on a range of projects in a team environment. Experience in multi-family projects and mixed-use projects would be an asset for this position.

Job Description: The successful candidate will have:

4 years local experience and familiarity with BC Building Code.
Bachelor or Masters Degree in Architecture, or Technology in Architectural Science.
Ability to create concept drawings and develop presentations for early client and municipal review, working with senior design staff.
As projects progress, strong technical knowledge and ability to coordinate design information from consultants.
Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate in three dimensions.
Fluent English written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with project team members.
Knowledge of sustainable building design concepts.
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Photoshop, and MS Office Programs.

Contact Info: Please send your resume via e-mail or mail to

Randy Knill,
Architect AIBC, Partner
DA Architects + Planners
#200 – 1014 Homer Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 2W9

office@da-architects.ca

No telephone enquiries please.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

DA Architects + Planners

Position / Title Seeking: Design Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Description: Our 40-year-old Yaletown firm designs and produces a variety of building types ranging from large iconic projects to schools, hospitality, and residential/commercial mixed-use developments.

We are seeking an Intermediate Design Architect to contribute their creative skills in a team environment to an exciting range of projects including large scale residential developments, starting with the concept design and moving through all the subsequent stages.

Job Description: The successful candidate will have:

4 years experience.
Bachelor or Masters Degree in Architecture.
Strong design skills with the ability to communicate in three dimensions.
Experience in multi-family, commercial and institutional work.
Proven English written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with project team members.
Knowledge of sustainable building design.
Proficiency in AutoCAD and Sketch-up.

Contact Info: Please send your resume via email or mail to

Randy Knill,
Architect AIBC, Partner
DA Architects + Planners
#200, 1014 Homer Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 2W9

office@da-architects.ca

No telephone enquiries, please.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Atelier Pacific Architecture

INTERMEDIATE ARCHITECT/GRADUATE ARCHITECT

Immediate full time position available in a growing Burnaby based Architectural firm.  Atelier Pacific Architecture is looking for a self-motivated and accomplished individual with expertise in Multi-Family & Mixed Use projects.

.Requirements:

  • The right candidate must have Canadian experience with a minimum of 3-5 years of local project experience.
  • Candidate must have extensive experience with combustible/non-combustible Multi-Family & Mixed Use and Commercial projects. Candidate must be familiar with Municipal/Provincial Zoning Regulations, as well as Building Codes and the production of Development Permit/Building Permit drawings.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills along with a strong command of the English language– both written and verbal.
  • Proficient use and experience with ACAD is required; Revit knowledge an asset.

Resumes with cover letter may be faxed, delivered or e-mailed in confidence to:

Atelier Pacific Architecture Inc.
Suite 111 – 3823 Henning Drive
Burnaby, BC V5C 6P3
CANADA

Email:
info@atelierpacific.com

Fax:
604 662-8655

We offer excellent career advancement opportunities along with an attractive compensation package, including health & dental benefits and an Employee Group RRSP.

Salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications. We thank all applicants but only those whose experience criteria are met will be contacted.

Randy Bens Architect

Position / Title Seeking:
Architectural or Building Technologist

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Description:
Located in New Westminster, we are a deliberately small practice focusing on custom single family homes and select residential infill projects. We take great pride in the quality of our design and documents.

The office has expanded to a new studio, and we have room for one more employee who fits into to our small studio’s philosophy and culture.

Current and past work can be viewed on our website at http://www.rb-architect.com

The office expansion can be viewed here http://www.rb-architect.com/office

Job Description:
We are looking for:

* custom single family residential experience and/or interest
* construction document experience
* thorough knowledge of the building envelope
* strong communication and presentation skills
* knowledge of BIM software, preferably Vectorworks (Mac based office)

The candidate must be comfortable working in a small office. The tasks will include but not be limited to, model building, design and presentation drawings, construction drawings, interior drawings, field reviews and communicating with authorities, consultants and clients.

Contact Info:
Send a resume in PDF form, or links to hosted portfolios to randy@rb-architect.com

I will only contact candidates I’m interested in. This is a full time position, and available immediately.