CMTC Architect Inc – Drafting Technologist

Position / Title Seeking:
Drafting Technologist

Level of Experience:
Intermediate

Organization Name:
CMTC Architect Inc

Organization Description:
CMTC Architect Inc. is a small but growing Architectural Firm working on projects ranging from single family to commercial and industrial. A full time intermediate Technologist position is ready for the right candidate to fill the needs of our growing firm. Wage is commensurate on experience level competency.

Job Description:
Qualifications:

  • A certificate or diploma in building design and drafting technology from a Canadian accredited institution
  • 3-5 years of work experience
  • Well versed in the most up to date versions of VectorWorks/ BIM and Python Scripting
  • Experienced in 3D design, render-works and Photoshop
  • Strong conceptual and technical design skills, hand sketching is an asset
    Past job site experience is mandatory
  • Energy Advisor certification is highly valued
  • Working knowledge of both BC Building Codes, VBBL and regulatory by-laws and the permitting process within the Lower Mainland
  • Must be eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia (AIBC) if not already
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Work both independently and as a team member, and execute as directed
  • Self-motivated / take initiative and to think independently
  • Work well under pressure with time constraints
  • Positive attitude/disposition

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and produce working drawing for Rezoning, Development Permit, Construction Documents for Building Permit, Tender and Issue for Construction and Construction Administration
  • Assist in the coordination with design consultants, municipality, and clients
  • Assist in mentoring/supervising other less experience technicians
  • Develop and apply BIM in design as directed by team lead
  • Check and verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design data

Contact Info:
Please forward a cover letter, resume and a brief portfolio in pdf format, to:
info@cmtcarchitect.ca.

All applications will be kept confidential. No phone calls, please. We thank all candidates for their interest in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc. – Project Architect

Position / Title Seeking:
Project Architect

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name:
Chris Dikeakos Architects

Organization Description:
Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc. (CDA) is an award winning Architectural Firm dedicated to excellence and the highest level of expertise in both professional and personal service. Having offices in both Burnaby, B.C. and Los Angeles, CA CDA has transformed skylines spanning broadly over the West Coast with a portfolio that consists of some of the most impressive buildings in North America including Hotel, Casino, Commercial and Office projects. CDA is also actively involved in master planning, site capacity studies, urban design, and rezoning work for a wide variety of client groups and project types. This approach has earned us numerous awards for our projects including The Jewel, The Murano and Solo District. We invite strong candidates to become part of our Burnaby team.

Job Description:
Our firm is currently seeking an intermediate level project architect to support the firm’s continued growth. Our project architects are involved in all design and technical aspects of projects from the schematic design phase through to contract administration and typically oversee the whole process with guidance from a Principal. You will have a leadership role in coordinating the project team, consultants, and the client as well as liaising with authorities having jurisdiction to meet project objectives. Additionally, you will utilize your robust technical knowledge to produce detailed design and project documentation. You hold a recognized degree in architecture coupled with a minimum of 5+ years of experience with projects of a range of building types, most importantly multi-use hi-rise development. Additionally you are licenced architect with AIBC and other jurisdictions considered an asset. LEED AP credential is also considered and asset. In-depth experience with Revit is essential as well as working knowledge of AutoCad, Sketchup, Bluebeam and other design software is considered a plus.

Contact Info:
If you are interested in joining our team with the desire to be part of a fast-paced growing firm and exciting range of projects both in B.C. and abroad please contact us at jobs@dikeakos.com

D’Arcy Jones Architecture – Intern Architect / Designer

Intern Architect / Intermediate Designer

D’Arcy Jones Architecture

Vancouver

D’Arcy Jones Architecture is a design-focused architecture firm. Current work includes high-quality, detailed projects in British Columbia, Washington, Ontario and Switzerland.  Current projects include multi-family buildings, custom houses, complex renovations and commercial spaces.

We are looking for another talented intern architect or intermediate designer to work in our studio. Responsibilities include detailed Sketchup modeling, drafting for permit and construction drawings and project management for 2-3 concurrent projects.

Minimum 3-5 years of local or Canadian experience. Preference will be given to interns who have BC or Canadian experience.  Benefits included.

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

Please a digital portfolio and cover letter to: mail@darcyjones.com

Since we appreciate the time it takes to put together a portfolio and a cover letter, all applicants will be contacted, whether you are selected for an interview or not.

darcyjones.com

Henriquez Partners Architects – Architect / Project Manager Construction Administration

LOOKING FOR TALENTED INDIVIDUALS 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.

SENIOR ARCHITECT / PROJECT MANAGER CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION
We have an immediate opening for a Senior Architect with 15 + years of experience in construction administration for complex mixed use residential developments. The ideal candidate is a seasoned professional extensive experience in contract documentation and contract administration in Vancouver or British Columbia. We require strong leadership skills and an ability to lead a team in commercial office tower, complex institutional, residential and mixed-use projects. Applicants must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:

  • Have at least 10 years in construction and contract administration for complex mixed use residential developments
  • Proficient with Vectorworks (preferred) or REVIT
  • Maintain effective liaison with contractors, clients and authorities having jurisdiction
  • Conduct on-site visits to review compliance with contract documents; to observe and report on work in progress; preparation of Field Reviews
  • Respond to Contractor RFI’s, issue SIs and perform submittal reviews.
  • Chair and prepare minutes for all construction progress meetings.
  • Maintain up to date project records.
  • Establish and maintain project criteria and communicate it to project teams
  • Have exceptional technical, communication and leadership skills, which enable you to manage projects with confidence and ease
  • Have knowledge of applicable building codes /standards and a proven work history working with construction documents.
  • Be comfortable managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Have a proven track record of maintaining high quality standards while working to tight deadlines
  • Be organized and give strict attention to detail and be a good troubleshooter and problem solver who works well under pressure with a can-do attitude
  • Have high initiative and be self-motivated
  • Possess a Bachelor of Architecture; Master of Architecture preferred

This position works closely with our Construction Administration team.

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.

Henriquez Partners Architects – Architect/Project Architect

LOOKING FOR TALENTED INDIVIDUALS 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.

SENIOR ARCHITECT / PROJECT ARCHITECT
We have an immediate opening for a Senior Architect with 15 + years of experience in all phases from schematic design to construction administration. The ideal candidate is a seasoned professional with exceptional creativity and superb technical knowledge. The ideal candidate will have experience designing diverse building types, with rezoning, development permit, contract document, and contract administration experience. We require strong leadership skills and an ability to lead a team in commercial office tower, complex institutional, residential and mixed-use projects. Canadian, Vancouver and surrounding area experience and LEED AP credentials are preferred.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:

  • Have experience with all phases of design including concept development, design development, working drawings and construction administration
  • Have strong building science and technical skills
  • Be proficient with Revit and/or Vectorworks required, other BIM tools are an asset
  • Maintain effective liaison with contractors, clients and authorities having jurisdiction
  • Able to manage a team to produce successful design and construction projects
  • Establish and maintain project criteria and communicate it to project teams
  • Have high initiative and be self-motivated
  • Have exceptional communication and leadership skills, which enable you to manage projects with confidence and ease
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Have a proven track record of maintaining high quality standards while working to tight deadlines
  • Be comfortable managing multiple projects concurrently (if required)
  • Be comfortable participating in business development (if required)
  • Possess a Bachelor of Architecture; Master of Architecture (preferred)
  • Be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia. LEED AP is an 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.

Henriquez Partners Architects – Designer / Architect

LOOKING FOR TALENTED INDIVIDUALS 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.

INTERMEDIATE DESIGNER / ARCHITECT
We have an immediate opening for an Intermediate Designer / Architect with approximately 10 years of experience. The ideal candidate is a professional with exceptional creativity and superb technical knowledge. The ideal candidate will also have experience designing diverse building types, and have rezoning, development permit, contract document, and contract administration experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in any of the following areas: mixed use commercial/residential, commercial office tower, market & non-market housing and institutional.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Strong building science and technical skills
  • Exemplary design skills.
  • Revit, VectorWorks, SketchUp, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator skills are required, other BIM tools are an asset
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and excellent communication and leadership skills
  • A proven track record of maintaining high quality standards while working to tight deadlines.
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Canadian, local Vancouver or surrounding experience.
  • A Bachelor of Architecture; Master of Architecture is preferred
  • Applicants must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia. LEED AP is an 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.

McKinley Burkart – Architect

McKinley Burkart

Senior Architect

Office Location:
Vancouver + Calgary

About McKinley Burkart:
At McKinley Burkart you have the opportunity to work with some of the brightest and most creative minds who push boundaries, rethink, and reimagine every day. Last year we worked in 22 cities in 7 countries around the world. Our clients are some of the best brands and names in the industry. Our two beautiful studios, in Vancouver and Calgary, collaborate as one.
Our compensation package not only includes a competitive salary and benefits package but also an RRSP matching program. We invest heavily in the growth of our team utilizing global R+D trips, conferences, and our McKinley Burkart University (MBU) lectures. We have a very social culture; taking every opportunity to celebrate our successes as a team. Oh and did we mention we have beer on tap in our boardroom?
We are a growing multi-disciplinary, architecture, interior and graphic design firm. We are so committed to total design that we design and produce custom furniture and lighting, for all of our projects. Our experience spans a vast range of sectors; from commercial, hospitality, multi-family and mixed-use architecture, to restaurant, retail, hospitality and residential design. Our portfolio spans continents from Europe to Asia to South America as well as across Canada from Toronto to Vancouver. McKinley Burkart is differentiated by collaboration, our commitment to the life-changing value of design and our belief that design is a cultural as well as an artistic act.

About You:
You seek fast paced work environments where collaboration and creativity is the norm. You thrive on rethinking and challenging the status quo and want to work with like-minded individuals. You are engaged and committed to your work and you continually pursue growth and learning, not only in your career, but personally as well. You’re also not afraid to bring the fun.

Your Qualifications:

  • A desire to engage and invest in the growth and future of our firm and projects
  • 10+ years of relevant experience as a lead designer and project architect with a strong background in commercial and multifamily projects
  • Registered, or eligible for registration with the AIBC and/or AAA.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Project

Your Strengths:

  • Strong design portfolio demonstrating significant design skills on projects from concept through completion
  • Client relationship management and team communication
  • Lead projects from early design phases to construction completion
  • Experience resolving complex technical and design issues
  • Proficiency generating technical drawings and specifications
  • Experience managing multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination
  • Broad knowledge of building codes and standards
  • Interface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project
  • Proven construction administration skills and experience
  • Engaged in mentoring junior and intermediate team members
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills, including the ability to work effectively within a range of team compositions
  • Experience in the preparation of fee proposals, contract writing
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain project budgeting and scheduling

Your Submission:
We request that qualified applicants send a resume and portfolio by email at: getintouch@mckinleyburkart.com

We thank all candidates in advance for their submissions.

McKinley Burkart – Architect

McKinley Burkart

Intermediate Architect

Office Location:
Vancouver + Calgary

About McKinley Burkart:
At McKinley Burkart, you have the opportunity to work with some of the brightest and most creative minds who push boundaries, rethink, and reimagine every day. Last year we worked in 22 cities in 7 countries around the world. Our clients are some of the best brands and names in the industry. Our two beautiful studios, in Vancouver and Calgary, collaborate as one.
Our compensation package not only includes a competitive salary and benefits package but also an RRSP matching program. We invest heavily in the growth of our team utilizing global R+D trips, conferences, and our McKinley Burkart University (MBU) lectures. We have a very social culture; taking every opportunity to celebrate our successes as a team. Oh and did we mention we have beer on tap in our boardroom?
We are a growing multi-disciplinary, architecture, interior and graphic design firm. We are so committed to total design that we design and produce custom furniture and lighting, for all of our projects. Our experience spans a vast range of sectors; from commercial, hospitality, multi-family and mixed-use architecture, to restaurant, retail, hospitality and residential design. Our portfolio spans continents from Europe to Asia to South America as well as across Canada from Toronto to Vancouver. McKinley Burkart is differentiated by collaboration, our commitment to the life-changing value of design and our belief that design is a cultural as well as an artistic act.

About You:
You seek fast paced work environments where collaboration and creativity is the norm. You thrive on rethinking and challenging the status quo and want to work with like-minded individuals. You are engaged and committed to your work and you continually pursue growth and learning, not only in your career, but personally as well. You’re also not afraid to bring the fun.

Your Qualifications:

  • A desire to engage and invest in the growth and future of our firm and projects
  •  5+ years of relevant experience as a lead designer and project architect with a strong background in commercial and multifamily projects
  • Registered, or eligible for registration with the AIBC and/or AAA.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Project

Your Strengths:

  • Strong design portfolio demonstrating significant design skills on projects from concept through completion
  • Client relationship management and team communication
  • Support and lead project teams from early design phases to construction completion
  • Experience resolving complex technical and design issues
  • Proficiency generating technical drawings and specifications
  • Experience managing multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination
  • Broad knowledge of building codes and standards
  • Interface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project
  • Experience in all aspects of construction administration
  • Engaged in mentoring junior team members and supporting project leads
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills, including the ability to work effectively within a range of team compositions
  • Interest in the preparation of proposals, contract writing
  • Interest in establishing and maintaining project budgeting and scheduling

Your Submission:
We request that qualified applicants send a resume and portfolio by email at: getintouch@mckinleyburkart.com

We thank all candidates in advance for their submissions.

CHIL Interior Design – Hospitality Interior Designer

Career Opportunity:
Junior Hospitality Interior Designer
Vancouver
September 2017

Our Firm:
CHIL Interior Design is the Hospitality Interior Design studio of B+H Architects. CHIL is a boutique studio with a specialization and focus on luxury hotels and high-end multi-family residential design. We are one studio within B+H – a global, award-winning, full service design firm recognized for excellence in sustainable design, technical expertise and the delivery of complex, large-scale projects. A legacy of over 60 years of design innovation and problem solving has endowed B+H with a depth of knowledge, skill and agility that benefits each client we serve, wherever they are in the world.

With dedicated CHIL Interior Design studios in Vancouver and Hong Kong we bid and work on hospitality projects around the world. With B+H studios, we are represented in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Seattle, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Dubai, where B+H creates our first point of contact and the framework around which people live their lives. B+H’s ability to span across scales and levels of complexity is evidenced by our large portfolio of work ranging from the planning of entire regions and cities through to the defining and shaping of public spaces, individual buildings and interiors – each requiring the coordination of talented multidisciplinary teams.

We believe in the power of design to elevate people’s lives and we are committed to doing everything necessary to deliver environments that outperform our clients’ expectations, now and in the future.

Our Interiors Practice:
With a history of over 45 years in hospitality design and more than 6 years as an important part of the B+H practice, CHIL Interior Design has been providing high-quality design and project management services for our varied and prestigious clients.

A thriving standalone business with projects independent and distinct from our architectural practice has been established with 2 regional interiors studios in Vancouver and Hong Kong, where we lead the creative aspects of all hospitality interior design, developing unparalleled luxury hospitality and restaurant spaces for brands including Shangri-La, Fairmont, Starwood, Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. CHIL also creates leading edge residential design with projects built and in development in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, and Edmonton, as well as in Seattle, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

CHIL Interior Design as a specialty service offering within B+H focuses on creating unparalleled hospitality experiences. CHIL lends the experienced hand of a highly specialized studio to B+H’s global interior design team. Partnership and respect across our global teams allows CHIL to deliver the best of both worlds: the tailored, collaborative approach of a specialized hospitality interior design studio with the resources and expertise of full service architecture and design firm.

This Opportunity:
Our CHIL Interior Design – Vancouver, Canada studio is looking for a highly motivated Junior Interior Designer to join our Interiors Practice. This individual will have a passion for hospitality design and be creative to the core, one who is driven by success, and embraces being part of a high performance, best-in-class team.

We are looking for a strong team player able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and interested in working for a diverse, multi-disciplinary, multi-sector, global reaching firm. The Junior Interior Designer will be able to effectively interact and collaborate with a broad range of service providers (colleagues, consultants, hotel owners and operators, etc.)

Specific Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with the team to produce compelling, informative proposals and presentations
  • Accompany senior colleagues to client meetings, being an effective presenter and representative of the CHIL Interior Design team
  • With guidance, provide space planning that accurately reflects the Program, functional requirements and design considerations of the project, and meets all building code requirements
  • Participate in the 2 and 3D development of design concepts, with emphasis on developing high quality designs and renderings
  • Research, gather, recommend and present to the team appropriate finishes and furnishings that capture the functional, aesthetic, environmental and budgetary requirements of the hotel brand and the project, understanding how texture, light, colour and other factors interact to create an environment
  • Help prepare documentation for the selection, specification, procurement and installation of FFE fixtures, furnishings and equipment, including detailed layout drawings and schedules
  • Aid in preparation of Contract Documents (plans, elevations, sections, details and schedules) primarily in AutoCAD (and REVIT).
  • Maintain good client relationships through attentive and results-oriented service

Position Requirements:

  • A degree or diploma from a CIDA accredited Interior Design program
  • Up to 3 years’ experience working with a recognized Interior Design or Architectural firm
  • An Intern membership with IDIBC (or other relevant regulatory body)
  • Attained, or are working towards attaining your NCIDQ certification
  • Attained, or are working towards attaining your LEED Green Associate certification
  • Sound knowledge of AutoCAD, REVIT, Windows (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint), and Spexx; as well as a host of 3D graphic programs such as 3Ds Max, Sketch-up, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.
  • A solid portfolio of diverse creative projects (from school or employment) with emphasis in Hospitality and Residential design
  • A proven background of involvement with the Interior Design industry, through volunteer work on school, IDIBC or NEWH events or committees
  • Technically savvy, able to learn and master new programs and apps at lightning speed
  • Comfortable with AutoCAD, both as a planning and modelling (3D) tool
  • Self-directed, able to work independently and know when to reach out for guidance and support
  • Ready to receive and welcome coaching from supervisors and colleagues, assimilate feedback and learn quickly from it
  • Armed with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude, passion and patience

For more information about our firm please visit www.CHILdesign.com

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume and portfolio to bhresumes@bharchitects.com , with “CHIL – Junior Hospitality Interior Designer” in the subject line.

Cascadia Architects – Intern Architect

Position:
Intern Architect

Level of Experience:
Senior

Cascadia Architects are seeking an Intern Architect with experience in design and preparation of construction drawings for a range of project types.

About Cascadia Architects:
Cascadia Architects is a young Victoria- based full service architectural firm with a current portfolio of projects that includes commercial, healthcare, urban-planning, mixed-use commercial / residential, and Passive House residential. The firm is a collaborative team of architects, intern-architects and architectural technologists working in an open studio environment, interested in pursuing innovative projects that bring environmental, social, and cultural enrichment to users and the broader communities.

Candidate Skill Requirements:
We seek a skilled senior Intern Architect with a solid foundation of experience (5-8yrs) in preparation of presentation and construction drawings, including construction detailing. Candidates will have:

  • Architecture Degree & Registration with the AIBC
  • Proficiency in Revit, Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Design Suite.
  • Experience creating thorough, high quality sets of design and construction documents, with excellent design and graphic skills.
  • Working knowledge of the BCBC.
  • The ability to manage time well and work towards deadlines. Be self-motivated and diligent.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with fluency in English and valid work status in Canada.
  • Experience working in the context of multidisciplinary project teams.

Position Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will be able to work constructively in team settings to assist design and documentation of a variety of project types, including coordination of sub-consultant documents, building code compliance, and project specifications.

All applicants should submit a portfolio with CV and references to office@cascadiaarchitects.ca

 

Gair Williamson Architect Inc. – Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking:
Intern Architect

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Description:
Gair Williamson Architect Inc. is a design driven practice with a focus on the urban condition and the craft of construction. Our work varies from adaptive re-use and heritage renovation (predominantly in the Gastown / Railtown / Chinatown districts) to new build projects across Vancouver and beyond.

We believe strongly in the office as a teaching environment for emerging architects and wish to attract like minded individuals. Our office is composed of individuals with a diversity of experience and background, and we strive to create a team environment where all team members contribute knowledge and opinions, weigh in on design decisions, and also have the independence to make decisions and manage projects suited to their skills & experience level.

Job Description:
We are seeking to fill an intermediate/senior level position immediately. The position is suited to a talented, professional practitioner with 5-7+ years of experience working in the field of architecture, who will immediately take a leadership role in our office.

The successful candidate will have the following skills & attributes:

  • Proficiency in REVIT and Autocad an asset: GWA works exclusively in REVIT on all projects and the successful candidate will be capable of managing a work-shared project file with a small project team; Revit Training available to successful candidates.
  • An ability to efficiently meet deadlines, manage budgets, and take a leadership role: experience in running projects, producing working drawings, coordinating drawing sets & consultant information, and construction administration experience are an asset for the position;
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills as you will need to manage client / consultant relationships, liaise with City officials on a regular basis, and work in a team environment;
  • Confidence with detailing, both architectural and technical, the ability to understand and adapt details across project types and scales, and familiarity with Canadian construction codes, terminology and common practices are a strong asset;
  • Be registered as an Architect or Intern architect with the AIBC or eligible for registration;
  • A proficiency in English both written and oral is essential;
  • 5-7+ years of experience in an architectural office, applicants with Vancouver experience preferred but not essential.

 Contact Info:
Please submit a cover letter, resume and examples of your work to info@gwarchitects.ca. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Please do not reapply if you have submitted an application in the last year. No phone calls please.

Besharat Friars Architects – Architect / Architectural Technologist

Intern Architect / Intermediate Level Architectural Technologist

BESHARAT FRIARS Architects are seeking a candidate to join our long-standing studio in the Marine Building in downtown Vancouver. Our practice features an extensive portfolio of residential, commercial and industrial projects. The successful applicant will work closely with the principals of the firm, and will be exposed to all facets of architectural practice in our boutique full-service firm.

We are looking for the following attributes:

  • an Architectural Degree or Architectural Technology Diploma from recognized school
  • registration or eligibility for registration with the AIBC
  • proficiency in the use of AUTOCAD (working knowledge of REVIT would be an asset)
  • sound technical grasp of building construction
  • ability to multi-task and willingness to work on different projects concurrently
  • good communications skills and fluency in English

Please provide confidential resumes in PDF format by e-mail to: accounts@besharatfriars.com

In addition to a commensurate salary & bonus structure, we provide a comprehensive group health benefits plan as part of our compensation package. We invite all interested applicants to visit our website www.besharatfriars.com to learn more about our firm. Note that only candidates for interview will be contacted.

BESHARAT FRIARS Architects
The Marine Building
Suite 600 – 355 Burrard Street
Vancouver B.C.   V6C 2G8

 

 

Giant Union Design Architecture & Planning Ltd. – Architect or Designer

Position / Title Seeking:
Architect or Designer

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name:
Giant Union Design Architecture & Planning Ltd.

Organization Description:
Giant Union Design Architecture & Planning is a full service Architectural firm dedicated to the highest quality of professionalism and client experience. Our Vancouver office is located in the Jameson House in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We are an established medium sized design studio between 10-12 people involved with a variety of projects including residential, commercial, mixed-use, hospitality,public and planning projects both locally and international.

Job Description:

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in the Architecture industry as lead designer or project architect
  • Working knowledge of the BCBC and VBBL
  • Experience in all phases from concept through completion
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest in mentoring junior and intermediate designers
  • Interest in a wide range of project types including Architecture, Interiors and Planning
  • Autocad, Sketchup and Adobe CS Suite required
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Contact Info:
Competitive salary and benefit package. Please provide a resume and samples of portfolio in PDF to info@gudgroup.ca

We thank all that take the time to apply and kindly ask that applicants DO NOT call the office to follow up. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Chernoff Thompson Architects – Design/Filing Assistant

Position:
Design/Filing Assistant (Junior Administrative Assistant)

Level of Experience:
Junior

Organization Name:
Chernoff Thompson Architects

Organization Description:
Chernoff Thompson Architects, a downtown Vancouver architectural firm, requires a full-time Design/Filing Assistant (Junior Administrative Assistant) to join our team. This is a full time junior position (37.5 hours), 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, with a one-hour lunch break.

Job Description: The role of the Design/Filing Assistant is to:

  • File documents including letters, reports, technical files, and architectural drawings.
  • Archive all project correspondence, drawings, proposals, and project material.
  • Retrieve files and drawings from off-site storage when requested and return them to off-site.
  • File material in technical & Sample library and ensure all reference material is up to date.
  • Maintain and update electronic filing system (e-file).
  • Upkeep of archived items in the storage areas.
  • Set-up computers, printers, and technical equipment.
  • Minor clerical work, typing, and data-entry.
  • General office upkeep and tidiness.
  • Reception relief (lunch time/vacation).
  • Other duties as required by partners and/or senior staff.
  • Contact Sales reps. and assist in Sample boards production. The ideal candidate will have:
  • University- or college-level degree in Arts, Sciences, Engineering or Interiors, and Design.
  • Strong English language and communication skills.
  • Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to lift file boxes (20+ lbs) on a regular basis.
  • Friendly and personable attitude.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (2010 or higher), and Adobe (Indesign).
  • Typing skills of min. 45/wpm+ with accuracy.

Starting salary will be $14/hour.

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

  • Cover letter indicating interest in the position (PDF).
  • Current work Visa stats and dates of such or confirmation that you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Resume (PDF).

Please no phone calls. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

BCIT – Director

DIRECTOR

PROJECT SERVICES

BCIT is seeking a regular, full-time, Director, Project Services. Project Services is one of the three major divisions in the Facilities and Campus Development portfolio. This position is seen as the leader of capital construction project delivery for the Institute, and is responsible for making decisions in extremely complex circumstances with minimal disruptions to the business of BCIT.

This position represents the Institute as client and owner in key construction contractual relationships regarding risk, law, performance and regulation. This position represents the Institute with all authorities having jurisdiction, municipalities and local authorities. This position represents BCIT as the liaison to the Ministry regarding projects, capital funding and capital processes (Capital Asset Management Framework, Systems, etc.).

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Responsible for the design development and construction of capital projects of varying complexity and size. This includes directing assigned staff, consultants and contractors in terms of project budget, schedule and scope and through regular discussions with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that deliverables meet or exceed expectations.
  • Due to the complexity and number of construction projects, the individual in this position makes independent decisions under short timelines based on board policy, provincial and national legislation, using discretion based on strong level of experience, knowledge and competency.
  • Responsible for the strategic implementation of measures to devise an appropriate and successful organizational structure for the division through analysis of future demands, staff capacity and skillsets.
  • Directs the staff within the Institute Project Office for the provision of space planning and renovation project services related to the functional and operational requirements of the Academic Schools, Service Groups and Partner Agencies.
  • Responsible for the review, analysis and preparation of Institute Project Business plans for viability, budget, scope, schedule and compliance.
  • Plans, assembles and implements the Institute’s yearly capital project inventory which is scheduled according to staff capacity, operational hours, seasonal demands and multi-year budgeting to best suit the business continuity needs of the Institute.
  • Directs the performance and development of staff. Provides direction, establishes employee development programs and coaching/mentoring practices that promotes individual and team competence, productivity, and customer focused solutions. Regular performance reviews are established and maintained. Probationary and annual performance reviews are scheduled and conducted.

 WHAT THIS POSITION HAS TO OFFER:

  • A generous Total Compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and a competitive pension plan
  • Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development
  • Tuition waivers for BCIT courses
  • Subsidized parking and fitness facilities
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or other related discipline and/or a graduate of a recognized technical institute in related industry fields. Professional Architect, Engineer and/or Project Manager designations desirable.
  • Ten to twelve years of current relevant experience in project management, construction contract law, contractor and consultant procurement practices and policies, construction management, as well as planning and building code regulations. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in business and employee management, financial modelling and analysis, risk management and mitigation required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and dispute resolution skills are necessary to establish and sustain relationships throughout discussions of priority, budget, schedule and scope with Institute Stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate (oral, written and presentation) effectively with all levels of audience and be familiar with Microsoft Office software and state of the art information systems.

START DATE:                                     November 1, 2017.

COMPETITION:                                 17M230.

OPENING DATE:                               September 13, 2017.

CLOSING DATE:                                October 10, 2017.

BCIT offers a competitive salary, generous benefits package and promotes an inclusive workplace. BCIT is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected for an interview, candidates will be required to present original copies of credentials.

 To apply, please submit an online application at BCIT’s Careers site at careers.bcit.ca

 

Thinkspace Architecture Planning Interior Design – Technologist

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Kelowna is a vibrant, innovative, adventurous waterfront city in the heart of the BC’s southern interior, culturally rich and diverse in recreational opportunities. From world-class wineries to rugged wilderness terrain, the Okanagan offers an inviting array of pursuits for every lifestyle. Joining the Thinkspace team means working in a diverse community, while being part of a dynamic and growing firm, and enjoying a work-life balance to match.

We currently have an immediate opening in our Kelowna office for an Intermediate level Technologist to assist with design and construction document production. The ideal candidate has experience drafting detailed drawings for all delivery phases, possesses a strong understanding of construction details, and has worked on a variety of project types.

To be successful in this position, the following skills and experience are required;

  • 5-10 years’ relevant experience in Canada
  • Degree or diploma in Architectural and Building Technology from an accredited institution
  • Working knowledge of the BC Building Code Part 3, Part 9 and ASHRAE 90.1
  • High level of proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit. SketchUp and Photoshop experience would be an asset
  • Ability to manage priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Effectively coordinate with clients, consultants, and staff in a highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Prior Project Management experience (preferred)

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 and portfolio to careers@thinkspace.ca. Please include a cover letter clearly stating the position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or drop-in enquiries please.

Thinkspace Architecture Planning Interior Design has been providing professional architectural services since 1963. With offices located in Surrey and Kelowna BC, we have a significant portfolio of new construction, renovations, additions, upgrades and planning projects. These include numerous civic buildings, post-secondary, and institutional projects ranging up to $50 million in value. We are a family oriented firm with a culture of having fun while we create awesome spaces! We are true believers in Life Long Learning and support staff in attending continuing education courses to advance in their chosen career path. We are always looking for talented individuals who share our passion. To learn more about our firm, please visit our website at www.thinkspace.ca

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Studio One Architecture – Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking:
Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name:
Studio One Architecture

Organization Description:
Studio One Architecture (SOA) is a well-established medium-sized firm located in Vancouver providing architectural, urban planning and interior design services. Over the past 26 years SOA has delivered projects including airport/transportation, multi-residential, commercial, mixed-use, recreational, seniors housing and hospitality developments to a wide variety of private clients and institutions. Our design philosophy focuses on project individuality, honesty and quality. We care about innovative design, built environment, employ up-to-date sustainable strategies to our project and strive to deliver ecologically performing buildings.
We are looking for individuals with sincere dedication to architectural profession. We offer relaxed stimulating office environment and support continuing education. Our goal is to nurture long term relationship with our staff.
We are looking to add to our team of professionals and have the following opening for full-time permanent position.

Job Description:
This position is for a senior level technologist with minimum of 10 years of relevant experience. The applicant will support the project architect and must be able to manage construction documents design team in delivering construction drawings, details and specifications.

  • Passionate and enthusiastic for architectural design and excellence.
  • REVIT and AutoCAD project management.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Solid understanding of the Canadian Building Code and By-Laws, proficient in the production of Contract Documentation, Specifications and Contract Administration.
  • Registered with AIBC or eligible to be registered in the province of BC an asset.

Contact Info:
Please email your cover letter and resume to:
office@studioonearchitecture.ca

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

Studio One Architecture – Technologist

Position / Title Seeking:
Junior Technologist

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name:
Studio One Architecture

Organization Description:
Studio One Architecture (SOA) is a well-established medium-sized firm located in Vancouver providing architectural, urban planning and interior design services. Over the past 26 years SOA has delivered projects including airport/transportation, multi-residential, commercial, mixed-use, recreational, seniors housing and hospitality developments to a wide variety of private clients and institutions. Our design philosophy focuses on project individuality, honesty and quality. We care about innovative design, built environment, employ up-to-date sustainable strategies to our project and strive to deliver ecologically performing buildings.
We are looking for individuals with sincere dedication to architectural profession. We offer relaxed stimulating office environment and support continuing education. Our goal is to nurture long term relationship with our staff.
We are looking to add to our team of professionals and have the following opening for full-time permanent position.

Job Description:
The role is to assist and support senior staff with following attributes:

  • Passionate and enthusiastic for architectural design and excellence.
  • Basic understanding of local building codes and By-Laws.
  • High level in proficiency in REVIT, AutoCAD and SketchUp.
  • Good communication skills and fluent in English required.

Contact Info:
Please email your cover letter and resume to:
office@studioonearchitecture.ca

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

Low Hammond Rowe Architects – Architectural Technologists and Technically-oriented Architects

Position / Title Seeking:
Architectural technologists and technically-oriented architects

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Description:
Low Hammond Rowe Architects is a Victoria architectural design firm with a diverse practice including non-market and market housing, mixed-use, seniors’ independent living and residential care, libraries, healthcare, K-12 and higher education projects. We work all over Vancouver Island as well as in northern and interior British Columbia. Design for high energy performance is part of all our projects and we are currently working on a number of multi-storey Passive House buildings. The common thread in all our work is empathy for the needs of our clients and building users, concern for the performance of our buildings, and care for beauty, rigour, context, community, and placemaking.

Our steady growth since the firm’s founding in 1986 continues and once again we have up to three new positions open for skilled and talented intern architects, architects, or architectural technologists.

We have high expectations and quality standards for our team but we value the importance of work/life balance and a relaxed, flexible, and good-natured workplace. Benefits include a fully-paid medical/dental package, a bright and spacious workplace in a LEED Gold certified building, and extensive support for professional development and career growth. Our open studio has a flat organization with staff having the opportunity to work directly with the principals on a variety of project types and move between design, production, and project administration roles depending on level of experience and ability.

Job Description:
You are an experienced Revit user at an intermediate to advanced level with an enthusiasm for continuous, self-motivated skill building. (If you consider yourself a Revit power user, so much the better!) You understand a wide range of construction techniques, systems, and materials, and are keen to research specifications and think through the fine details. You’ve worked on multi-storey wood-frame buildings and are familiar with BC codes and construction practices. You follow office BIM standards and practices, can set up and develop the BIM from scratch, and produce readable and well-annotated construction documents. You are focussed, effective and productive on complex projects with fixed deadlines. Most importantly, you care about the end product and how it looks, and you enjoy expanding your expertise, sharing your knowledge, and collaborating with other architects, designers, and technologists to help develop creative solutions and make great architecture.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, and registered or able to be registered with the AIBC as an Architectural Technologist or Architect;
  • Excellent BIM skills using Autodesk Revit;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English;
  • Currently legally permitted to work in Canada;
  • Bonus points: recent Canadian construction experience with multi-storey wood-frame buildings;
  • Bonus points: experience with sustainable design – especially Passive House.

Contact Info:
Please forward your letter of interest, CV, and digital portfolio (under 5MB in size) to careers@lhra.ca. No telephone calls please.

We regret that due to the typical volume of responses we may not be able to reply personally unless you are selected for an interview. We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in responding.

The City of Coquitlam – Planner 2 – Urban Design

Planner 2 – Urban Design

Development Services

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in B.C., one of the fastest growing and is home to more than 141,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through the development of our green spaces, arts & culture, urban design and transportation systems anchored by the extension of the Sky Train rapid transit line. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

We are seeking the expertise of a highly motivated and committed urban design professional to join the Development Services Division of City’s Planning & Development team. The Planner 2 – Urban Design will be responsible for highly complex urban design, development and planning work consisting of review, analysis and development of urban design concepts for transit-oriented and other major developments.  The successful candidate will be involved in rezoning and development permit applications and a variety of special projects including public realm plans.  Working with other urban planning, transportation engineering and parks and open space professionals, the nature of the work is multi-disciplinary and within a team environment.

Examples of key work activities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Providing urban design analysis and advice on a variety of complex rezoning and development permit applications;
  • Project managing developments from enquiry through to the issuance of the development permit including overseeing input from review groups and resolving conflicts.
  • Preparing design policies and guidelines, public realm plans and reports to City Council; and
  • Communicating urban design concepts both graphically and in writing to a variety of stakeholders including City Council, community groups, developers and area residents.

Our ideal candidate will possess university graduation in an appropriate discipline and preferably have a post-graduate degree in Architecture, Urban Design, Community and Regional Planning or related field. Membership or eligibility for membership in the Architectural Institute of B.C. and/or Planning Institute of B.C. is preferred or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Anticipate a lively and fast-paced environment, opportunities for professional growth. The CUPE hourly rate of $44.93 – $53.20 plus a comprehensive benefits package, and a compressed work week is being offered.

Please apply online at http://www.coquitlam.ca/jobs by 5:00 p.m. September 24, 2017.

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects + Designers – Student Intern Fall/Winter Semester

Position / Title Seeking:
Student Intern Fall / Winter Semester

Level of Experience:
Junior

Organization Name:
Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects + Designers

Organization Description (Optional):
OMB is a full service design firm and we offer an integrated architecture and interiors team to meet the requirements of any project, big or small. Our firm is working on a wide range of project types including restaurants, retail and private houses, cultural projects, public art and space projects, regional airports, civic and academic buildings and community master planning. We believe in maintaining a diversity of project sizes and types and operate as a design studio with our team working from start to finish on each project. Reference our website at www.officemb.ca for further information on our firm.

Job Description:
The Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects and Designers (omb) is looking for a student intern to join our firm. Ideally the student’s work term would be a minimum of 4 months with 6 months preferred.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Student in at least their second year of study
  • Previous office experience of at least one 4 month term
  • Strong design portfolio
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest in a wide range of project types including Architecture, Interiors and Planning
  • Interest in all phases of the process from concept through construction
  • Autocad required
  • Adobe CS Suite preferred
  • Strength in 3d software preferred, Sketchup, 3D Max, 3D Studio and VRay
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

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.

VDA Architecture Limited – Architects

Position / Title Seeking:
Senior and Intermediate Architects

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name:
VDA Architecture Limited

Organization Description:
Who are VDA? VDA is a unique design firm that has practiced in Victoria for more than 30 years. We are proud to say that we have worked with more than 150 communities across Canada (and beyond) in developing projects that improve each community and the lives of those who live there. The VDA portfolio of projects includes everything from aquatic centres to arenas, from public works yards to public libraries, from warehouses to high-end office buildings, along with a wide range of multi-family homes. VDA believe that the art and science of good design results in projects that are not only visually pleasing, with the form supporting the function of the building, but that we have also listened to and met the needs of our client; respecting their goals for the project, their budget and their schedule. This dedication to client service is a cornerstone of our design philosophy.

Job Description:
Are you the skilled designer we’re looking for? Do you want a roll where you can see projects through from the initial meeting with the client, developing the schematic design and following right through to construction documents, construction, and occupancy? Do you want to work with an energetic team of management and support staff developing a wide range of projects locally and across Canada? Then we have a position for you!

Why should you apply?

  • Great location (close but not too close to downtown Victoria)
  • A chance to polish your skills on a wide range of projects
  • Competitive wages and benefits
  • The opportunity to be a team leader
  • Happy hour every Friday

Do you have what we are looking for?

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

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

Chris Dikeakos Architects – Project Architect

Position / Title Seeking:
Project Architect

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name:
Chris Dikeakos Architects

Organization Description:
Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc. (CDA) is an award winning Architectural Firm dedicated to excellence and the highest level of expertise in both professional and personal service. Having offices in both Burnaby, B.C. and Los Angeles, CA CDA has transformed skylines spanning broadly over the West Coast with a portfolio that consists of some of the most impressive buildings in North America including Hotel, Casino, Commercial and Office projects. CDA is also actively involved in master planning, site capacity studies, urban design, and rezoning work for a wide variety of client groups and project types. This approach has earned us numerous awards for our projects including The Jewel, The Murano and Solo District. We invite strong candidates to become part of our Burnaby team.

Job Description:
Our firm is currently seeking an intermediate level project architect to support the firm’s continued growth. Our project architects are involved in all design and technical aspects of projects from the schematic design phase through to contract administration and typically oversee the whole process with guidance from a Principal. You will have a leadership role in coordinating the project team, consultants, and the client as well as liaising with authorities having jurisdiction to meet project objectives. Additionally, you will utilize your robust technical knowledge to produce detailed design and project documentation. You hold a recognized degree in architecture coupled with a minimum of 5+ years of experience with projects of a range of building types, most importantly multi-use hi-rise development. Additionally you are licenced architect with AIBC and other jurisdictions considered an asset. LEED AP credential is also considered and asset. In-depth experience with Revit is essential as well as working knowledge of AutoCad, Sketchup, Bluebeam and other design software is considered a plus.

Contact Info:
If you are interested in joining our team with the desire to be part of a fast-paced growing firm and exciting range of projects both in B.C. and abroad please contact us at jobs@dikeakos.com

Thibodeau Architecture + Design – Intern Architect

Intern Architect

Thibodeau Architecture +Design is looking for a full-time Intern Architect with 2 to 5 years of working experience in Canada, for our Vancouver location.

Our growing team specialises in workspaces, institutional, building maintenance and renovation projects across Canada.

This position requires the following qualifications:

  • M. Arch or equivalent;
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the development of architectural designs of commercial, institutional or residential projects;
  • Excellent knowledge and proven experience of Revit & AutoCAD;
  • Interest in building sciences
  • Willing to travel to out-of-town project sites in British Columbia and the Yukon
  • 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 VBBL and BCBC;
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Registration as an Intern with the AIBC, or eligibility for registration in the province of British Columbia

Please send over letters and resumes clearly detailing your qualifications relative to the above-described skill set and salary expectation via e-mail: career@gotad.ca

For more information on our firm visit www.gotad.ca

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

Thibodeau Architecture + Design – Architect

Senior-level Architect

Thibodeau Architecture + Design is looking for a full-time Senior Architect with 10 to 15 years of working experience in North America for our Vancouver location.

Our growing team specialises in workspaces, institutional, building maintenance and renovation projects across Canada.

We are looking for a highly collaborative person with strong experience in leading a team through the construction documentation and construction administration phases of a project.

Your skills must include:

  • Production and review of construction documents.
  • Coordination of engineers and consultants’ documents.
  • Working knowledge of the VBBL and BCBC.
  • Good knowledge of building envelope principles.
  • Strong ability to detail various building components.
  • Interest in quality control and quality assurance protocols.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook a must.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or be eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Please send over letters and resumes clearly detailing your qualifications relative to the above-described skill set and salary expectation via e-mail: career@gotad.ca

For more information on our firm visit www.gotad.ca

Please note that only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wensley Architecture – Technologist or Architect

Intermediate Technologist or Architect, Vancouver

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

  • The Wensley Team is engaged, energetic, and involved in the community.
  • We work hard for our clients to deliver projects that go beyond their expectations and have them coming back for more.
  • We are a team. We support each other to create success for everyone, which makes us stronger as a company.
  • Our Management/Ownership team is approachable and easily accessible.
  • We recognize our hard work with Friday afternoon socials, office-wide lunches, annual Family Day picnics, a comfortable work environment, and employee anniversary recognition, to name a few.
  • We value honesty, integrity, communication, leadership, and design excellence. We foster our values with an open-door policy (the only doors we have belong to our meeting rooms) and a hard working yet casual approach to our business.

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

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

To learn more about our firm visit http://www.wensleyarch.com/.

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

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

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

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

 

Enns Gauthier Landscape Architects Ltd. – Drafting Technologist

Position / Title Seeking:
Drafting Technologist – Vectorworks and Lumion Expert

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name:
Enns Gauthier Landscape Architects Ltd.

Organization Description:
Enns | Gauthier was formed in 2014 with an eye towards bringing greater creativity, adaptability and collaboration to the practice of landscape architecture. E|G is built upon the collective experiences of over 20 years spent planning, designing and managing landscape projects for some of Greater Vancouver’s premier urban development brands, municipalities and institutions. We combine this experience with a new approach to practice: we are small, responsive, focused and eager to try new approaches; we seek different perspectives; and we offer new solutions.

Job Description:
Drafting Technologist – Vectorworks and Lumion Expert E|G is looking for a driven and creative drafting technologist to join the team. Your qualifications include university degree in architecture or related discipline. Demonstrate a well-rounded skill set in and experience with landscape concept design, detailing, technical support, writing and document production. The person should be detail-oriented, adaptable, and passionate about innovative landscape design, willing to learn and have fun in a team environment.

We are looking for applicants who display the following assets:

  • Experience in Vectorworks
  • Proficiency in Creative Suite, Lumion and 3D graphics (SketchUp).
  • Excellent communication skills (English required, Spanish language skills are considered a bonus)
  • Excellent organizational skills, experience with projects coordination
  • Time management of various projects with conflicting demands
  • Able to work well with others in a collaborative environment.

We are a young and dynamic firm looking for professionals who have a strong desire to play key and contributing roles in the rapid growth of the practice and a chance to work on exciting projects throughout Lower Mainland, BC, Alberta, and beyond.

Job responsibilities:

  • Survey and assess sites
  • Develop and prepare CAD drawings from preliminary concepts, sketches and reports
  • Create graphic design and 3D models
  • Complete documentation packages and produce drawing sets
  • Produce project rendering and report graphics
  • Prepare construction specifications, cost and materials estimates
  • Perform other duties to assist landscape architects in designing landscape environments

Terms of employment:
Full-time, permanent position Hourly compensation: $24.00 (raises and bonus will be based upon annual performance review)

Extended health benefit package offered

Contact Info:
If you enjoy a challenging and fast-paced work environment and are seeking opportunities to grow in your career, send us a PDF version of your resume and portfolio to office@ennsgauthier.com. Please forward your information before October 11, 2017.

 

Gair Williamson Architects – Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking:
Intern Architect – Intermediate / Senior

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Description:
Gair Williamson Architect Inc. is a design driven practice with a focus on the urban condition and the craft of construction. Our work varies from adaptive re-use and heritage renovation (predominantly in the Gastown / Railtown / Chinatown districts) to new build projects across Vancouver and beyond.

We believe strongly in the office as a teaching environment for emerging architects and wish to attract like minded individuals. Our office is composed of individuals with a diversity of experience and background, and we strive to create a team environment where all team members contribute knowledge and opinions, weigh in on design decisions, and also have the independence to make decisions and manage projects suited to their skills & experience level.

Job Description:
We are seeking to fill an intermediate/senior level position immediately. The position is suited to a talented, professional practitioner with 5-7+ years of experience working in the field of architecture, who will immediately take a leadership role in our office.

The successful candidate will have the following skills & attributes:

  • Proficient with AutoCAD and at least an intermediate REVIT user: GWA works exclusively in REVIT on all projects and the successful candidate will be capable of managing a work-shared project file with a small project team;
  • An ability to efficiently meet deadlines, manage budgets, and take a leadership role: experience in running projects, producing working drawings, coordinating drawing sets & consultant information, and construction administration experience are required for the position;
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills as you will need to manage client / consultant relationships, liaise with City officials on a regular basis, and work in a team environment;
  • Confidence with detailing, both architectural and technical, the ability to understand and adapt details across project types and scales, and familiarity with Canadian construction codes, terminology and common practices a strong asset;
  • Be registered as an Architect or Intern architect with the AIBC or eligible for registration;
  • A proficiency in English both written and oral is essential;
  • 5-7+ years of experience in an architectural office, applicants with Vancouver experience preferred but not essential.

Contact Info:
Please submit a cover letter, resume and examples of your work to info@gwarchitects.ca. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Please do not reapply if you have submitted an application in the last year. No phone calls please.

 

Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects + Designers Inc. – Architect or Designer

Position / Title Seeking:
Senior Architect or Designer

Level of Experience:
Senior

Organization Name:
Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects + Designers Inc.

Organization Description:
OMB is a full service design firm and we offer an integrated architecture and interiors team to meet the requirements of any project, big or small. We work on a wide range of project types from airports, urban master plans and universities, to community buildings such as libraries, art galleries, and city halls, residential projects both single and multi-family as well as our extensive interiors-specific portfolio that includes retail, hospitality and office projects. We believe in maintaining a diversity of project sizes and types and operate as an open and collaborative design studio. Reference our website at www.officemb.ca for further information on our firm.

Job Description:
The Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects and Designers Inc. (OMB) is looking for a senior architect or designer to join our Vancouver studio. We are looking for a well-rounded creative, collaborative designer to lead and manage diverse and interesting projects.

Required qualifications include:

  • 8+ years of experience in the Architecture industry as lead designer and project architect
  • Strong technical knowledge in building detailing, technical documentation and specifications
  • Working knowledge of the BCBC and VBBL
  • Experience in all phases from concept through completion on medium sized projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong design portfolio
  • Interest in mentoring junior and intermediate designers
  • Interest in a wide range of project types including Architecture, Interiors and Planning
  • Autocad, Vectorworks, Sketchup and Adobe CS Suite required
  • BIM experience an advantage
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

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

Stuart Howard Architects Inc. – Architect/ Technologist/ Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking:
Senior Architect / Intermediate Technologist / Intern Architect – Permanent

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Description:
Stuart Howard Architects is a mid-sized Canadian design firm located in a building of its own design in Vancouver’s South East False Creek, district. The firm has stressed user participation, neighborhood involvement, and quality design throughout its 40-year history. Designs are undertaken in the office with a team approach, with input from all members of the firm and participation in the process by the client and user group. We are committed to developing high quality, innovative design solutions for our clients. Over the years, the practice has been involved in many building types with a strong area of emphasis on residential buildings, commercial buildings and Heritage restoration and extended care.

Job Description:
We currently have several projects that are moving into the contract documents phase and have an immediate opening for an Intermediate to Senior Architect, Intern Architect or Technologist with strong contract documents production skills to join our firm in Vancouver, Canada.

Required Qualifications:

  • Over 5 years of experience in the Architecture and Construction industry required
  • Strong technical knowledge in building detailing
  • Working knowledge of the BCBC and VBBL
  • Experience preparing Contract Documents
  • Experience managing Contract Administration on small to medium sized projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Vectorworks, SketchUp and Adobe CS Suite an asset
  • BIM experience an asset
  • Registration with the AIBC or eligibility for registration in the province of British Columbia required.

Compensation will be dependent on the applicant.

Application Deadline: October 31st, 2017 We thank all potential candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Info:
Neil Robertson, info@stuarthoward.com Maximum 10MB