Carolynn Wilson Architect Ltd. – Intermediate or Senior Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate or Senior Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Carolynn Wilson Architect Ltd.

Organization Description:

Carolynn Wilson Architect Ltd. is a Victoria, BC based firm, established in 2017. We are a full service architecture practice focused on providing quality, unique and holistic design solutions that enhance how we live in our buildings, each project site and its context.

Our project delivery is process and vision driven, we are innovative, inspired by an understanding of the site, and find the project opportunities that shape each and every design solution.

Our projects range from multi-unit condominiums, market townhouses, custom single family housing, interiors, commercial buildings and office spaces.

Job Description. Please note if you are posting a job for a registrant (Architect, Intern Architect, Architectural Technologist) your posting must include this statement “Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC”: Intermediate or Senior Technologist Applicants, with 8-20 years experience with the following:

– Registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC
– Degree in Architecture
– have 8 years + experience with the production of construction drawings in wood frame/concrete construction for the Part 9 and Part 3 Multi-Unit Housing sector experience in BC
– autocad
– revit and 3D graphics
– knowledge and application of the BCBC 2018, and Construction Documentation experience
– co-ordination with consultants and assembly detailing experience
– self- directed, organized, and diligent
have team and time management skills to meet deadlines
– must be a team player/collaborative, able to receive/implement input and directives from the principal and clients, have a positive attitude and have good verbal and written communication skills in English
– Please provide 3 references

Contact Info:

Please email letters of interest, resume, portfolio sample and references to carolynnwilson@me.com

We thank everyone that sends their information. We will only contact potential candidates for an interview


Waissbluth Architecture Office – Intermediate Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate Intern-Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: W/A Office – Waissbluth Architecture Office Inc.

Organization Description:

Waissbluth Architecture Office (W/A Office) is a growing studio based in downtown Vancouver. We are a design focused office with projects ranging from tenant improvements (restaurants, office renovation), custom homes to multi-residential developments throughout BC. We are excited to have an experienced Architect or Intern-Architect join our team for our current and future projects.

We are an office that encourages that all team members take part of the whole architectural process, including getting your boots dirty at site visits and coordinating with consultants and contractors. For some projects we work in collaboration with branding and design studios and we are looking for a team member who is also very passionate about being a part of a collaborative environment.

Job Description. Please note if you are posting a job for a registrant (Architect, Intern Architect, Architectural Technologist) your posting must include this statement “Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC”: W/A Office is looking for an experienced Intern-Architect or Architect.AIBC with minimum 5 years of experience in Canada, preferably BC. The person will be involved in all stages of the project including concept design, graphics, construction documents, and site reviews.

The person should have the following skills:

– Advanced knowledge of CAD and/or Revit
– Good knowledge of wood frame construction
– Good understanding of VBBL 2019 and BCBC 2018
– Good understanding of navigating different municipal processes and completing zoning and by-law research
– Must be able to meet tight deadlines
– Must have experience coordinating with Clients, Consultants, and Municipal Staff including coordinating a complete building permit application.
– Experience in leading a project from Design through to Construction.

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

Contact Info:

Please send your CV and portfolio in PDF format to info@waoffice.ca

UBC – Senior Project Manager

Position / Title Seeking: Senior Project Manager

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: UBC

Job Description:

**Interested applicants can submit an application at: https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/ubcstaffjobs/job/UBC-Vancouver-Campus/Senior-Project-Manager_JR9076

Job Description Summary

The position provides strategic leadership for the renovation, renewal and development of all University buildings and infrastructure utilities. This includes participating in the development of the University’s short and long-range major capital planning and cyclical maintenance plans. The incumbent directs the translation of functional requirements into business plans, architectural programs planning strategies, master plans, designs, and construction projects that meet campus needs and comply with faculty requirements, campus master plans, policies, guidelines, regulations, and provincial space standards. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the on-going project management of assigned capital projects from inception to completion. The position leads staff, consultants and contractors, and directs the pre-design, design, pre-construction, construction, and post-construction of all projects managed by them personally, and by the staff within their division.

The position participates in strategic planning and budgeting sessions with the senior management of Infrastructure Development to maximize workforce effort, improve unit performance and customer service, and deliver capital projects of varying complexity and size at the lowest possible life cycle cost, while maintaining quality and meeting the client’s functional requirements. The position provides a high level of communications, organizational and administrative leadership within the department.



Organizational Status

Reports to the Director, Project Services. Participates in Project Services leadership team.

Work Performed

1. Provides senior leadership and guidance on all projects managed by the Project Managers within their division, including: functional programming, business case development, lifecycle analysis and costing, risk analysis, procurement, estimating, scheduling, customer service initiatives, strategic business planning milestones and measurements

2. Acts as the lead project manager for the pre-design, design, pre-construction, construction and post-construction phases for new buildings, alterations and redevelopment of existing facilities

3. Leads policy and procedure development to ensure construction work is carried out to the highest efficiency, code standards, personal safety, customer satisfaction, sustainability, and minimal environmental impact

4. Analyzes and provides recommendations on the physical effects of changes in academic programs, enrolment, and grant applications which provide senior executive decision-makers with the relevant information for long-range planning and decisions directed at University improvements

5. Serves on a variety of programming and planning committees in a technical capacity for major capital and provincially-funded projects

6. Provides information, analyzes and resolves problems related to space, its allocation, function and utilization for the University community

7. Develops scope, risk analysis, lifecycle analysis, and preliminary budgets for projects, such as major renewals or renovations, CFI initiatives, academic program revision or new construction

8. Through consultative processes, establishes and documents user information as functional and programmatic documents to define facility use based on changing needs, growth and master plan undertakings

9. Prepares Board documents and business cases for presentation to UBC Board of Governors and the Ministry of Advanced Education

10. Formulates and recommends space options for campus users affected by major renewals or renovations, CFI initiatives, academic program revision or new construction

11. Liaises with; Facility Managers, Facilities Planners, Building Operations, academic, ancillary and external clients to ensure that the facility needs of the campus are being met

12. Develops initiatives intended to reduce costs, improve service, or improve efficiency of all operations within the division in collaboration with the Director, Project Services, and Manager, Capital Finance

13. In conjunction with the Director, Project Services hires, promotes, provides guidance, mentors, manages performance, and develops and implements training and development programs. Directs actions to be taken on issues of employee misconduct and performance. Disciplines and makes recommendations on employment suspension and discharge. Provides leadership on Human Resources initiatives such as abilities management and attendance management programs

14. Writes business letters, reports and makes presentations

15. Represents Project Services and/or Infrastructure Development on various University committees

16. As a member of the Infrastructure Development leadership team, participates in the development of the department’s overall strategic direction and budget

17. May act on behalf of the Director, Project Services

18. Other duties as required


Consequence of Error/Judgement

Deals with extensive data and provides operational and construction engineering acumen to the Division. Close attention is required to prevent failures and to identify and correct problems that could result in both a serious financial and/or service loss to the University. The position is expected to keep current with respect to: scheduling concepts, estimating practices, project management techniques, engineering principles, government regulations and codes, construction technology and products, and life safety issues pertaining to facilities and infrastructure engineering operations management and to keep all procedural manuals/systems documentation up to date. Considerable project funds are reviewed, monitored, scheduled and managed through this position on labour and materials at many levels.

Is responsible and accountable for expending divisional resources and applies professional judgement and discretion in dealing with technical issues and evaluating consultants and contractors. The consequence of incorrect decisions is major, involving issues of life safety, expenditure of University funds and specification of processes and projects with operational, maintenance and sustainability implications. This position oversees the total building trades activities assuring that alterations, renovations etc. are carried out according to plan.


Supervision Received

Subject to general direction from the Director, Project Services, the position is responsible within departmental and University policies and guidelines to determine what actions must be taken to achieve the ultimate project goal of meeting User and University requirements. Work is reviewed in terms of overall results on projects and independent coordination of departmental activities to an established policy and a broad framework of laid out procedures.

References other Managers and the Director in problem situations that cannot be resolved within established procedures.



Supervision Given

Supervises 5 to 9 Project Managers and may involve supervision of Project Coordinators. Also supervises consultants and contractors as required, and provides direction to Project Coordinators. Makes continuous checks on work progress to ensure the best practices, regulations and standards are being followed. This position provides guidance to reporting staff on more difficult issues and reviews assigned tasks for compliance to departmental and University policies. Set objectives and priorities then determines the status of measured accomplishments against the strategic business plan goals, objectives and performance standards.

Preferred Qualifications

Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline i.e. Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related. Eligibility for membership in a professional Institute or Association. A minimum of 10 years of experience involving the management of professionals or the equivalent combination of education and experience. University degree in Engineering preferred, plus progressive experience in project management and construction in projects of varying size and complexity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in design review and take-offs, estimating, scheduling, co-ordination, cost controls and reporting. Experience in union relations and conflict resolution. Experience in construction tendering, construction safety, design and construction contracts and contract negotiations. Thorough knowledge of project, design and construction management methodologies and practices. Broad knowledge of construction trades work and good construction practices. Specialized knowledge of building systems operations and maintenance requirements. Good knowledge of the BC Building Code, WCB Regulations, CPM scheduling, and customer relations techniques.

Experience using Word, Excel and MS Project. Ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple projects and tasks in a team environment. Strong financial and project scheduling skills. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to foresee, prevent and resolve conflicts and other project-related problems.

Ability to skillfully negotiate, bargain, compromise and conciliate.


UBC – Senior Manager

Position / Title Seeking: Senior Manager

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: UBC

Job Description:

**Interested applicants can apply at: https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/ubcstaffjobs/job/UBC-Vancouver-Campus/Senior-Manager_JR9078

Job Summary

The position provides strategic leadership for the renovation, renewal and development of all University buildings and infrastructure utilities. This includes providing leadership in identification of systems and components in need of renewal or addition; participating in the development of the University’s short and long-range major capital and cyclical maintenance plans. The incumbent directs the translation of users’ functional requirements into business plans, architectural programs, planning strategies, master plans, designs, and construction projects that meet campus needs and comply with faculty requirements, campus master plans, policies, guidelines, regulations, and provincial space standards. The position leads staff, consultants and contractors, and directs the pre-design, design, preconstruction, construction, and post-construction of all projects managed under their division.

The position participates in strategic planning and budgeting sessions with the senior management of Infrastructure Development to maximize workforce effort, improve unit performance and customer service, and deliver capital projects of varying complexity and size at the lowest possible cost while maintaining quality and meeting the client’s functional requirements. The position provides a high level of communications, organizational and administrative leadership within the department.


Organizational Status

Reports to the Director, Project Services. Participates in Project Services leadership team


Work Performed

1. Provides senior leadership and guidance on all projects managed by the Project Managers, including: functional programming, business case development, lifecycle analysis and costing, risk analysis, procurement, estimating, scheduling, customer service initiatives, performance goals and objectives, strategic business planning milestones and measurements

2. Leads policy and procedure development to ensure construction work is carried out to the highest efficiency, code standards, personal safety, customer satisfaction, sustainability, and minimal environmental impact

3. Directs pre-design, design, pre-construction, construction and post-construction phases for new buildings, alterations and redevelopment of existing facilities

4. Analyzes and provides recommendations on the physical effects of changes in academic programs, enrolment, and grant applications which provide senior executive decision-makers with the relevant information for long-range planning and decisions directed at University improvements

5. Serves on a variety of programming and planning committees in a technical capacity for major capital and provincially-funded projects

6. Provides information, analyzes and resolves problems related to space, its allocation, function and utilization for the University community

7. Develops scope, risk analysis, lifecycle analysis, and preliminary budgets for projects, such as major renewals or renovations, CFI initiatives, academic program revision or new construction

8. Through consultative processes, establishes and documents user information as functional and programmatic documents to define facility use based on changing needs, growth and master plan undertakings

9. Prepares Board documents and business cases for presentation to UBC Board of Governors and the Ministry of Advanced Education

10. Formulates and recommends space options for campus users affected by major renewals or renovations, CFI initiatives, academic program revision or new construction

11. Liaises with Facility Managers, Senior Facilities Planners, Superintendents of Building Operations, academic, ancillary and external clients to ensure that the facility needs of the campus are being met

12. Develops initiatives intended to reduce costs, improve service, or improve efficiency of all operations within the division in collaboration with the Director, Project Services, and Manager, Capital Finance

13. In conjunction with the Director, Project Services hires, promotes, provides guidance, mentors, manages performance, and develops and implements training and development programs. Directs actions to be taken on issues of employee misconduct and performance. Disciplines and makes recommendations on employment suspension and discharge. Provides leadership on Human Resources initiatives such as abilities management and attendance management programs

14. Writes business letters, reports and makes presentations

15. Represents Project Services and/or Infrastructure Development on various University committees

16. As a member of the Infrastructure Development leadership team, participates in the development of the department’s overall strategic direction and budget

17. May act on behalf of the Director, Project Services

18. Other duties as required


Consequence of Error/Judgement

Deals with extensive data and provides operational and construction engineering acumen to the Division. Close attention is required to prevent failures and to identify and correct problems that could result in both a serious financial and/or service loss to the University. The position is expected to keep current with respect to: scheduling concepts, estimating practices, project management techniques, engineering principles, government regulations and codes, construction technology and products, and life safety issues pertaining to facilities and infrastructure engineering operations management and to keep all procedural manuals/systems documentation up to date. Considerable project funds are reviewed, monitored, scheduled and managed through this position on labour and materials at many levels.

Is responsible and accountable for expending divisional resources and applies professional judgement and discretion in dealing with technical issues and evaluating consultants and contractors. The consequence of incorrect decisions is major, involving issues of life safety, expenditure of University funds and specification of processes and projects with operational, maintenance and sustainability implications. This position oversees the total building trades activities assuring that alterations, renovations etc. are carried out according to plan.

Supervision Received

Subject to general direction from the Director, Project Services, the position is responsible within departmental and University policies and guidelines to determine what actions must be taken to achieve the ultimate project goal of meeting User and University requirements. Work is reviewed in terms of overall results on projects and independent coordination of departmental activities to an established policy and a broad framework of laid out procedures.

References other Managers and the Director in problem situations that cannot be resolved within established procedures.


Supervision Given

Supervises 5 to 9 Project Managers. Supervises 4 Project Coordinators. Also supervises consultants and contractors as required.Makes continuous checks on work progress to ensure the best practices, regulations and standards are being followed. This position provides guidance to reporting staff on more difficult issues and reviews assigned tasks for compliance to departmental and University policies. Set objectives and priorities then determines the status of measured accomplishments against the strategic business plan goals, objectives and performance standards.


Minimum Qualifications


Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Eligibility for membership in a professional Institute or Association. Minimum of ten years of related experience involving the management of professionals, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Eligibility for membership in a professional Institute or Association. A minimum of 10 years of experience involving the management of professionals or the equivalent combination of education and experience. University degree in Engineering preferred, plus progressive experience in project management and construction in projects of varying size and complexity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in design review and take-offs, estimating, scheduling, co-ordination, cost controls and reporting. Experience in union relations and conflict resolution. Experience in construction tendering, construction safety, design and construction contracts and contract negotiations. Thorough knowledge of project, design and construction management methodologies and practices. Broad knowledge of construction trades work and good construction practices. Specialized knowledge of building systems operations and maintenance requirements. Good knowledge of the BC Building Code, WCB Regulations, CPM scheduling, and customer relations techniques.

Experience using Word, Excel and MS Project. Ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple projects and tasks in a team environment. Strong financial and project scheduling skills. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to foresee, prevent and resolve conflicts and other project-related problems.

Ability to skilfully negotiate, bargain, compromise and conciliate.



The City of Victoria – Supervisor – Urban Forest Planning

Position / Title Seeking: Supervisor – Urban Forest Planning

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: The City of Victoria

Job Description:

Competition #22/181
Internal/External Posting
Closing date: September 6, 2022

Supervisor – Urban Forest Planning (Continuous)
Parks, Recreation, and Facilities Department

Victoria is a vibrant, diverse city focused on sustainability and renowned as a global tourist destination, hosting over 3.5 million visitors annually, and a place with excellent quality of life. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, the City of Victoria is the capital of British Columbia, home to 92,000 people, and is the economic and cultural hub for the region’s 350,000 residents.

Urban trees and forests provide many benefits to cities and the people who live, work and play in them. Victoria is home to a diverse and community-valued urban forest, comprised of approximately 150,000 trees, growing in urban spaces on both public and private land. We are recruiting an experienced Supervisor of Urban Forest Planning to lead a team of staff responsible for planning, managing and enhancing the City’s urban forest and implementing the City’s Urban Forest Master Plan.

Reporting to the Manager, Urban Forest Services, our ideal candidate will bring exceptional communication and collaboration skills, innovative ideas and problem solving, and demonstrated urban forestry and planning leadership experience to the urban forest planning team. The successful candidate will be responsible for long-term planning, stakeholder engagement, and the oversight and improvement of practices, policies, and plans, particularly as it relates to land use changes and development reviews.

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled and motivated professional who is passionate about being a leader in the growth and development of Victoria’s urban forest, enjoys tackling complex challenges, and understands how to acquire and utilize relevant data in decision-making to effectively meet strategic objectives.

This position requires working in a deadline-focused environment, balancing multiple projects and addressing changing priorities, while providing guidance and support to a diverse team.

POSITION FUNCTION
Supervise and coordinate a team of Urban Forestry professionals to administer the Tree Preservation Bylaw, land use applications and tree permits. Provide leadership that exemplifies the organization’s commitment to customer service, team leadership, resource management, and practical, long-term approaches to tree preservation.


KEY DUTIES

• In coordination with the Manager, oversee the application of the City’s Tree Protection Bylaw, administer, and improve land use application and tree permit processes; and ensure timelines, procedures, performance targets are met.

• Plan, coordinate, assign and review the work of up to approximately 8 Urban Forestry staff involved in land use planning and tree permits. Support and enable the safety, performance, and professional development of team members.

• Plan, prioritize and monitor the section’s annual work programs; prepare cost estimates; authorize and monitor budgets; assess and improve processes to increase quality and efficiency.

• Responding to inquiries and complaints from the public, stakeholders and the media as required.

• Coordinate urban forestry activities with other divisions/departments within the City of Victoria, public agencies and private entities.

• Collaborate in a team environment to deliver urban forestry services and provide excellent and efficient service to internal and external customers.

• Attend and participate in meetings with other work sections, departments, or agencies on matters relating to urban forestry.

• Review development and utility construction applications and provide recommendations regarding tree management on private and public property, and instruct staff to conduct site inspections.

• Review construction plans specific to their compliance with requirements that include codes, bylaws, and zoning as they relate to trees.

• Prepare reports for Crown Counsel regarding violations of the Tree Protection Bylaw (i.e. illegal tree removals) and attend court on behalf of the City as required.

Perform related duties where qualified.

INDEPENDENCE
Work is guided by Urban Forest Master Plan, Parks and Open Spaces Master Plan, City Strategic Plan, and through construction, development applications and public requests.
Work is reviewed by the Manager, Urban Forest Services; however, the Planner exercises considerable independence.
Complex issues regarding policy development and development applications are discussed and reviewed with Manager.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical Effort:
Normal
Mental Effort:
Deal with conflicts and negative people (occasional)
Deal with complex problems(often)
Visual/Auditory Effort:
Focus on a variety of source data and detailed drawings for short periods (often)
Work Environment:
Office (often)
Field site inspections (occasional)

KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Organize and prioritize the work of a section
• Supervise and direction abilities including mentoring, coaching, and training.
• Understand and apply the principles of dendrology, arboriculture and plant physiology.
• Knowledge of Tree Protection Bylaw, park and boulevard tree policies.
• Read and interpret technical information, architectural drawings and legislation.
• Compose and prepare reports to council and the community.
• Operation of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), , GIS, database and related specialty software.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Deal effectively with the public and outside agencies.


QUALIFICATIONS
Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:
Undergraduate degree in Urban Forestry, Planning, Landscape Architecture, or related field (4 years)
Accredited courses in management and leadership studies, or related certification (1 year)
Maintain International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Arborist certification
Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) (24 hours)
Current and valid Class 5 BC Drivers Licence.

Experience:
Minimum four (4) years of experience in urban forestry, development planning, or park planning including at least two (2) years in a supervisory role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

OTHER:
May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.
Work schedule: Monday – Friday, 35 hour work week
$55.24 per hour, Pay Grade 19 (Under Review)
Job Code #4417
This is a CUPE Local 50 Position

To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at www.victoria.ca/jobs – only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Applicants who are not current City of Victoria employees will be asked to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 during the recruitment process. External applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected legal ground as defined in the BC Human Rights Code may request an accommodation.

At the City of Victoria, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@victoria.ca.

Contact Info:

Please submit applications to www.victoria.ca/jobs.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@victoria.ca.

Ankenman Associates Architects Inc. – Intermediate to Senior Architectural Technologists

If you are interested in playing a vital role in a well-established firm (38 years) and have a desire for a long-term position with potential for growth, we offer a relaxed studio environment in sunny Crescent Beach (beside White Rock, British Columbia) with a competitive salary and benefits package. 

Ankenman Associates Architects Inc. is an award winning multi disciplinary firm, currently involved in a wide range of residential, commercial, institutional and masterplanning projects.  You can visit our web site at www.aaai.bc.ca for further information.

We are currently looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals to fill the following positions:

Intermediate to Senior Architectural Technologists

The successful candidates will be a team player and have excellent organizational and technical skills.

Requirements Include:

  • Technology Diploma or Degree or Diploma in Architecture
  • Minimum 5-10 years local experience
  • Advanced skills in Revit 2022 is required and AutoCAD knowledge an asset
  • Proficient in Photoshop, In-Design, MS Office (Word, Outlook and Excel)
  • Experienced in all aspects of architectural documentation
  • Ability to interpret concept sketches and generate design development drawings and details, and develop working drawings for tender and construction
  • Consultant coordination
  • Good understanding of BC Building Codes and local By-Laws
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Attention to detail, thorough, organized, and good communication skills with a strong command of the English language – both written and verbal
  • Ability to oversee a project through all stages from design to construction
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Must be registered or eligible to register with AIBC

All submissions will be held in strict confidence. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Please send your résumés, portfolios and cover letters via email: arch@aaai.bc.ca. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Pacific West Architecture Inc. – Architect or Architectural Technologist

Organization Description:

Pacific West Architecture Inc. is an architectural and interior design firm located in Vancouver, BC. Our work covers a wide range of project types including Multi Family Residential,  Healthcare, Commercial, Industrial, Single-family Residential and Interior design.  Please check our website: http://www.pwaarchitecture.com

Position / Title Seeking:

Architect or Architectural Technologist:

Level of Experience:
intermediate – Senior

Organization Name:

Pacific West Architecture Inc.

Job Description:

  • 5+ years local experience on multi-family, commercial and industrial projects utilizing architectural technology
  • Ability to see a project through all stages from design to construction
  • Good knowledge of local codes and building science.
  • Competency in all aspects of contract documentation, working drawings, detailing, development/building permit submissions, envelope details, review shop drawings, prepare tender and construction documents
  • Attend Client and Consultant meetings, project coordination
  • Participate in and lead team discussions on technical and other project related issues
  • Resolve complex technical/design issues and provide guidance to team and consultants
  • Prepare, review and ensure accuracy of technical documents
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD,
  • Detail and Design Implementation and on Site Construction Review
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Registered with the AIBC or eligible for registration in British Columbia

Contact Info:
Please send Please submit resume, portfolio and work samples to info@pwaarchitecture.com.  Please no mail or telephone enquiries.

Revery Architecture – Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Architect

Level of Experience: Junior

Organization Name: Revery Architecture

Organization Description:

Revery is a Vancouver-based and internationally recognized architecture, urban design and planning, and interior design practice renowned for providing innovative customized solutions for our clients. Our design-oriented studio is committed to a philosophy of ‘Building Beyond Buildings’ that aligns meaningful architecture with broader community initiatives to shape inspiring, authentically responsive spaces that vitalize human interactions, new perspectives, environmental stewardship, and well-being.

Our team of 40 hails from 17 countries and varied training, contributing to the rich international expertise, multi-cultural understanding, and passion of our firm. We pride ourselves on our diverse, open-minded perspective, and receptive approach. We are looking for talented, passionate, and driven individuals to join our team in designing world-class academic and research institutions, performing arts and cultural facilities, libraries, community recreation centres, and mixed-use residential buildings.

Job Description:

ROLE AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Integrate with Revery’s unique approach to design and to the creation of innovative and transformative buildings
  • Work with our project teams to develop the concept design throughout all design phases
  • Produce quality renderings and other graphical representations
  • Support various design components and project activities, spanning from early concept to completion
  • Assist in the production of drawings and documentation—through the full design process or during a particular stage—in a timely and orderly manner, and in alignment with Revery’s high standard of quality
  • Assist in Construction Administration of projects, including site visits, and related office documentation

    CANDIDATE CAPABILITIES AND CREDENTIALS
  • A minimum of 2 years of post-graduate experience, preferably in civic, large residential, or mixed-use developments
  • Outstanding graphic communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Revit, Rhino, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and organizational skills, individually and as team player
  • Excellent time management skills and self-motivated approach
  • Result-driven, adaptable, team-spirited, and able to offer solutions
  • Passionate about learning new technologies and systems
  • Eligible to legally work in Canada
  • Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC


Contact Info:

Please submit a cover letter describing why you are an excellent fit for this role and for Revery, your resume, and a portfolio of work you are proud of to jlam@reveryarchitecture.com. Please do not call or visit the studio.

While we sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, only those considered for the position will be contacted.

KMBR Architects Planners Inc. – Interior Designer

Position / Title Seeking: Interior Designer – Intermediate

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: KMBR Architects Planners Inc.

Organization Description:

KMBR is a boutique firm of 25+ individuals who believe strongly in the value of public and community architecture.
We cherish our diverse culture and matching employee strengths and interests with project roles. We’re seeking
like-minded, creative people to join our team. We pride ourselves on supporting the long-term aspirations of
our employees and creating a fun, innovative workplace. From our office in the heart of Gastown, we provide
employees with a competitive salary and benefit plan, flex time, professional development benefit, company-paid
social functions and you can also bring your dog.

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Working with clients to define project requirements and develop design criteria
• Creating and presenting interior design concepts in response to client needs
• Developing conceptual design and final design for interior design projects
• Selecting materials, finishes, lighting, and FF&E for projects
• Producing and advising on interior space, furniture and ceiling plans, elevations, interior & details, and presentations
• Writing purchase orders and preparing budget information
• Ensuring the project design plans and specifications are in compliance with current practices and codes
• Reviewing shop drawings / submittals
• Attending on-site visits and field reviews and direct contractors and vendors as required
• Coordinating and/or undertaking site deficiency review and installation inspections
• Working independently on smaller renovation projects and as part of the design team on larger building
projects providing interior design
• Ensuring processes and best practices are developed, documented, followed, and improved over time
REQUIREMENTS
We foster a workplace that’s inclusive and diverse. The right candidate will have:
• Bachelors Degree in Interior Design or educational equivalent
• 5+ years of relevant interior design experience with institutional clients and with school design is an asset
• Proven working experience in designing interior spaces including consultations, space planning, renovations,
and new construction, FF&E selection and procurement, office systems furniture
• Knowledge of REVIT, AutoCAD, and Adobe Creative Suite
• Working knowledge of the BC Building Code
• Working knowledge of specifications
• Experience putting together material sample boards
• The ability to manage a variety of complex projects simultaneously
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• A strong sense of ownership and accountability
• Proven problem solving attitude
• Registration with the Interior Designers of British Columbia is an asset

Contact Info:

To apply, please email a cover letter and your resume and portfolio in PDF format to careers@kmbr.com. Your
submission will be carefully reviewed in confidence. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


JM Architecture Inc. – Senior Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Senior Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: JM Architecture Inc.

Organization Description:

JM Architecture Inc. will accept applications for the position of Senior Architectural Technologist or Intermediate Architect

JM Architecture Inc. is a team of professionals dedicated to excellence in design through collaboration and quality of service. Our principal design focus in architecture and interior design centers on hospitality, residential care and housing. We have extensive experience with mid-rise wood frame construction and a strong portfolio of residential and commercial projects across British Columbia and Alberta. We build lasting relationships with our clients and while each project is different, we remain consistent in our commitment to design integrity and excellence in service which are the guiding principles of our process.

We have immediate opening for candidates with strong communication skills who will assist in administrative and product research, production of project documentation, consultant coordination, scheduling and general office duties.

Job Description:

Minimum level of education
• Successful completion of a 4-year architecturally focused program
Minimum experience
• 7 years’ experience in local architectural office
Required competencies
• Significant working knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD
• Detailed working experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
• Rendering software: Sketchup | Rhino | 3D Max or other – please define
• Sustainability design features – define
• BC Energy Step Code
• Comprehensive knowledge in all forms of construction systems and regulatory codes is essential.
Proficiency in the competency areas noted above must be demonstrated and may be tested.

Architectural candidates shall – in addition to the items noted above – demonstrate:
• a strong skill set in residential and commercial design
• professional awareness
• be engaged, highly motivated and enthusiastic
• knowledge of zoning and development permit requirements
• strong knowledge of building codes requirements

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

Contact Info:

Please submit your resume by e-mail to tina@jmarchitecture.ca

D’Arcy Jones Architects – Intern/Intermediate Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Intern Architect / Intermediate Architect

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name: D’Arcy Jones Architects

Organization Description:

D’Arcy Jones Architects (DJA) is a Vancouver-based design studio. We strive to create work that expresses clear ideas inventively. We believe each project, regardless of scale or budget, provides an opportunity to design something innovative and unconventional.

Our current work includes projects in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. We are currently designing multi-family, industrial, single-family, and adaptive re-use buildings.

Job Description:

We are looking for talented architects to join our studio. Responsibilities include leading projects from concept to construction, so we’re looking for architects who are comfortable relating to clients and consultants, who also have the technical knowledge to move projects through every stage of the design process.

Qualifications:

– 3-4+ years of local or Canadian experience. Candidates must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC.

– Ability to produce design, permit and construction documents including a demonstrated knowledge of wood frame construction and building envelope detailing. Experience with single-family, mid-rise multi-family, or industrial buildings is an asset.

– Proficiency with AutoCad, Sketchup, V-Ray, and Enscape is an asset.

Contact Info:

Please send your digital portfolio and a cover letter to: mail@darcyjones.com. We look forward to contacting qualified candidates.


J. Robert Thibodeau Architecture + Design Inc. – Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: J. Robert Thibodeau Architecture + Design Inc.

Organization Description:

Thibodeau Architecture + Design (TAD) is an award-winning, multidisciplinary, integrated team of professionals, operating since 1978. TAD offers Architectural and Interior Design services across Canada and is licensed in nine provinces from BC to Newfoundland & Labrador, as well as the Yukon and Nunavut. With offices in Montreal and Vancouver, our stimulating team specialises in workspaces, institutional, industrial, asset maintenance, and renovation (commercial) projects of various scales and sizes. We have designed workspaces for clients such as McKesson, Bell Canada, Shaw Communications, the first Carbon Neutral Net Zero Project for the Government of BC, and many others.
TAD’s mission is to offer refreshing ideas and provide reliable service: both of those statements won’t be possible without TAD’s employees. The company firmly believes in equality, equity, diversity, and inclusion from day one of working with TAD. It is of utmost importance to continually strive to preserve those values and reinforce them every step of the way with the firm’s growth, development, and ongoing work.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, TAD is committed to hiring diversly, as well as promoting and developing employees accordingly, to ensure inclusion across the entire company. Business decisions of any kind are solely based on qualifications, merit, business needs, and resources.
TAD is determined to give back and support its community in a variety of ways, amongst them pro-bono projects and participating in local design competitions (Mixing Middle Vancouver), charitable donations and fundraising campaigns such as United Way and Dress for Success, and celebrations of various cultural and religious holidays (such as Diwali, Holi, Ramadan, Lunar New Year, and more).
The Vancouver office is located in the heart of Mount Pleasant where the team goes on walks around the park, has backyard BBQs, and enjoys the company of the office cat.

Job Description:

TAD is seeking an intermediate/senior Architectural Technologist with at least 3 years of North American experience in an interior design and/or architectural office.
In your role you will be:
• Producing complete sets of drawings and documentation
• Coordinating between clients, contractors, and consultants
• Performing site visits to check on construction progress and providing field reports
• Carrying out feasibility studies and risk assessments
• Analysing architectural plans and specifications, highlighting possible risks or problems
• Preparing documentation to assist with planning permission and similar approvals
• Learning, growing and developing professionally with the support of your peers within the firm.
Qualifications:
• High proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD
• Production of construction documents, including specifications
• Knowledge of and strong ability to navigate the VBBL, NBCC and BCBC
• Practical knowledge of construction (steel, wood-frame, etc.) & strong ability to detail various building components
• Experience in conducting site reviews, inspections, and providing field reports
• High proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook (used daily)
• Knowledge of MS Project is an asset
• Knowledge of building envelope assemblies
• Excellent command of written and spoken English (French is an asset)
• Architectural Technologist Diploma and AIBC affiliation are an asset

If you have excellent organizational and planning skills, are analytical and enjoy problem-solving, and have strong efficiency and time-management abilities, you will fit right in with our firm’s culture.

What we offer:
• Permanent & Full-time position with extended Health & Dental Benefits
• Matching RRSP
• Tailored training policy to support your Professional Development
• Dynamic and diverse team made up of professionals with varied fields of expertise (LEED, WELL, RHFAC, and more)
• Collaborative and creative workflow with knowledge sharing and purposeful projects
• Fun work environment with office activities to encourage team building
• Open, warm & bright office space located across in the trendy Mount Pleasant neighbourhood (with flexible hybrid options).

Contact Info:

Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, and portfolio (if applicable) to: careertad@gotad.ca
We thank all applicants for their interest however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Proscenium Architecture + Interiors Inc. – Architect


Position / Title Seeking: Architect / Architectural Graduate

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Proscenium Architecture + Interiors Inc.

Organization Description:

Proscenium Architecture + Interiors is a forward-thinking, mid-sized architecture and interior design firm working in an integrated design team (IDT) environment. We started in 1996 as a firm specializing in arts & cultural design and expanded our scope over time to include residential, commercial, institutional and public projects of various scales. In all our projects, we value Process-driven design, Sustainability and Community. We work with industry-leading consultants to deliver award-winning projects recognized for their design and innovative green strategies.

Proscenium is proud to have our offices located on the bright, spacious third-floor of the high-performance, mass timber MEC Vancouver building. Our Company Culture is important to us. We have good coffee, team bonding events, a stretch club, and some other great perks, like taking your birthday off if you bring in treats!

Proscenium is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to maintaining a fair, unbiased workplace.

Job Description:

Proscenium is seeking one Intermediate to Senior Architect / Architectural Graduate (must be registered with AIBC or eligible to register with AIBC). The ideal individual must be confident enough to take on multiple projects, develop a work plan and work well both independently and as part of a team. Confidence in decision making and team co-ordination is an asset.

We offer a competitive level of remuneration, job security and extended benefits for self-motivated team players interested in a long-term relationship with our firm.

Required Skills:

• AutoCAD proficient
• REVIT proficient
• Good understanding of BC Building code
• Design and Construction drawing experience
• Experience with building envelope design
• Interior detailing experience
• Experience in the detailing of multi-family projects will be a strong asset.
• Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC

Perks
• Extended health and dental benefits
• AIBC, NCIDQ and IDIBC dues for Professional Members
• Education fund for career development
• Friendly and supportive team of designers, architects, techs and partners
• Office located close to Main St and Olympic Village Sky train stations. We’ll even cover half your compass card!
• Semi-annual team building events

Contact Info:

If you possess these skills and think you are a great fit for our team, please send your resume and sample portfolio highlighting relevant experience, current references and contact information along with a brief letter of introduction outlining your employment expectations and goals.

Applications are to be sent by email only to info@proscenium.ca

We thank all candidates for their interest but please note that we will only be in contact with those that are selected for an interview.

Studio One Architecture – Architect

Position / Title Seeking:
Intermediate Architect

Level of Experience:
Intermediate

Organization Name:
Studio One Architecture

Organization Description:
Studio One Architecture (SOA) is a Vancouver based, well-established, medium-sized firm providing architectural, urban planning and interior design services. We work on a wide range of project types that include airport/transportation, multi-family residential, commercial, mixed-use, recreational, industrial and hospitality developments. Our design philosophy focuses on project individuality, honesty and quality.

We are looking for exceptional individuals with dedication to the architectural profession to join our growing team. We offer a friendly, collaborative office environment and support the growth of our staff. Our goal is to nurture a long-term relationship with our team members.

Job Description:
We have an opening for a full-time permanent position for an Intermediate Architect.
The role is to manage projects from conception to construction. Must be comfortable working in a team or independently throughout all of the of the project phases.

  • Minimum 5 years post graduate professional experience in the industry (minimum 2 years local experience a must).
  • Strong conceptual design skills.
  • Good knowledge in all aspects of design development, Development and Building Permit submissions and preparation of contract drawings and documents.
  • Good knowledge of local building codes and bylaws. 
  • Proficient in REVIT, AUTOCAD, Lumion and Sketch Up
  • Experience in a variety of project types.
  • Experience in a variety of construction systems including wood frame, concrete and steel.
  • Experience in 3D Visualization an asset.
  • Good communication skills and fluency in English required.
  • Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC

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

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

Studio One Architecture – Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking:
Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience:
Intermediate

Organization Name:
Studio One Architecture

Organization Description:
Studio One Architecture (SOA) is a Vancouver based, well-established, medium-sized firm providing architectural, urban planning and interior design services. We work on a wide range of project types that include airport/transportation, multi-family residential, commercial, mixed-use, recreational, industrial and hospitality developments. Our design philosophy focuses on project individuality, honesty and quality.

We are looking for individuals with sincere dedication to the architectural profession to join our growing team. We offer a friendly, collaborative office environment and support the growth of our staff. Our goal is to nurture a long-term relationship with our team members.

Job Description:
This is an intermediate level position. The ideal candidate is someone with good technical knowledge of detailing and working drawings.  Experience in managing medium to large scale projects.

  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience.
  • Solid experience of construction detailing and documentation.
  • Experience in coordination with consultant team and in house team.
  • Understanding of local building codes and Bylaws
  • Proficiency in REVIT and AutoCAD.
  • Experience in a variety of project types.
  • Experience with a variety of construction systems including wood frame, concrete and steel.
  • Experience in contract administration an asset.
  • Good communication skills and fluency in English required.
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

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

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

KMBR Architects Planners Inc. – Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Technologist – Intermedate/Senior

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: KMBR Architects Planners Inc.

Organization Description:

KMBR is a boutique firm of 25+ individuals who believe strongly in the value of public and community architecture. We cherish our diverse culture and matching employee strengths and interests with project roles. We’re seeking like-minded, creative people to join our team. We pride ourselves on supporting the long-term aspirations of our employees and creating a fun, innovative workplace. From our office in the heart of Gastown, we provide employees with a competitive salary and benefit plan, flex time, professional development benefit, company-paid social functions and you can also bring your dog.

Job Description :

POSITION OVERVIEW
This position offers opportunities to develop skills in client relationships, team management, and construction contract administration. The Intermediate or Senior Technologist is involved in all project phases, from pre-design to design development, through production of drawings, construction administration, site review and project close-out.

RESPONSIBILITIES
-Under the direction of the Design Manager, manage or assist in the preparation of construction drawings and specifications, details from sketches, development permit drawings, and building permit applications
-Assist Design Manager in all project phases
-Preparation of presentation materials using 3D software
-Research materials, technical details through library and manufacturers
-Conduct research on sustainable products
-Assist in review of shop drawings
-Assist in preparing specifications

REQUIREMENTS
We foster a workplace that’s inclusive and diverse. The right candidate will have:
-A combination of talent and technical skills in design projects combined with the drive to excel
-At least 5 to 10 years of experience within an architectural firm
-Building Science/Architectural Technology diploma (min. 2-year program) or degree or equivalent qualifications
-A high level of proficiency with REVIT and/or detailing
-Construction documentation experience, including coordination and working drawings
-Working knowledge of specifications
-The ability to:
– coordinate documents with consultants
– work with ease in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment
– work well as a team member and independently
– translate design intent into construction detailing
-Working knowledge of the BC Building Code
-A high degree of attention to detail
-It is an asset to have: LEED, passive house or other similar accreditation or experience, registration with AIBC, and/or experience with education or other institutional projects

Contact Info:

To apply, please email a cover letter and your resume and portfolio in PDF format to careers@kmbr.com. Your submission will be carefully reviewed in confidence. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


HDR Architecture Associates Inc. – Senior Contract Administrator

Position / Title Seeking: Senior Contract Administrator – (166473)

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: HDR, Inc.

Organization Description:

HDR Architecture Associates, Inc. (HDR) is an award-winning, employee-owned architecture firm, focused on design innovation for community, recreation, healthcare, education, science and technology, and commercial projects. We pioneer design solutions, tailored to clients’ needs, which truly make a difference in our profession and communities.

Our British Columbia offices, located in Vancouver, Victoria and Penticton, specialize in design for institutional and public-facing projects. We work in collaborative studios across offices, and partner with clients to deliver diverse projects ranging from major social infrastructure projects to mass timber commercial towers. Our teams pair their local knowledge and deep project experience with leading edge expertise from around the globe.

We want to build a better future, so we bring our talents together to add value, promote growth and inspire positive change. HDR is a place where you can accomplish as much as you’re willing to, in your work and in your career. We rally behind a good idea — and each other. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate to make great things possible.

Watch Our Story:’ https://www.hdrinc.com/our-story

Job Description:

HDR’s Vancouver studio is in search of a Senior Contract Administrator to join our growing practice in large complex hospital projects to work both on site and in our Vancouver Studio.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of a Senior Contract Administrator, we’ll count on you to:

Actively participate as a team member in projects of various scales and complexities
Be HDR’s representative and primary point of contact with the contractor, and Owner’s site representatives and other agents employed by the Owner during construction
Perform submittal reviews, documents interpretations (RFI’s / questions), and construction observations to verify that the requirements of the construction contract are being maintained.
Know the terms of the Architect/Owner agreement and all deliverables within
Understand the contents of Owner-Contractor agreements
Know and understand the Project Specifications
Enforce the design intent implicit in the Architect’s prepared Contract Documents as well as have a working knowledge of the engineering design intent through documents prepared by consulting disciplines
Be able to effectively represent the interests of the Owner, the Architectural Firm, and the supporting Engineering Consultants during the construction phase
Participate in Owner/Architect/Contractor Progress Meetings
Share your unique talents and contribute to enhance our studio culture

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

We seek those who:

Possess advanced knowledge of various contracting concepts and follow and enforce company and client requirements
Can be resourceful, flexible, and adaptable to changing demands and priorities
Are detailed oriented and proficient in the use of Autodesk Revit, Bluebeam, and familiarity with CA document control software (Procore etc)
Can address questions and issues across all levels of the company or other parties involved
Have 10 years experience
Hold a Bachelors or Master’s Degree
Are eligible for professional architectural registration in BC
Have a positive attitude and commitment to be an active participant of our employee-owned culture
Why HDR

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That colouring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Contact Info:

https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=166473&lang=en&src=CWS-11680

Senior Healthcare Project Manager

Position / Title Seeking: Senior Healthcare Project Manager – (166472)

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: HDR, Inc.

Organization Description:

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Watch Our Story:’ https://www.hdrinc.com/our-story

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That colouring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Healthcare Project Manager, we’ll count on you to:

• Independently coordinate work of Project Architects and balance multidiscipline team throughout the entire project’s development

• Establish client relations and be involved with marketing, contractual, design and production meetings

• Participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance

• Conduct schematic design development and contract document work sessions at project site in conjunction with the Project Architect and other disciplines

• Coordinate workload through entire project development to complete documents on schedule

• Track financial aspects of projects, and coordinate and adjust work effort with team to ensure that work is completed within parameters of agreed-to schedule

• Work with the Regional Controller and Managing Principal for project reviews with corporate management as needed

• Perform other duties as needed

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

• 10+ years of experience in healthcare architecture

• Must be able to lead a team on projects

• Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project)

• Good planning and mentoring skills

• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must



Preferred Qualifications

• PMP

Why HDR

At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Contact Info:

https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=166472&lang=en&src=CWS-11680

City of Kelowna – Property Officer II

Land your dream job!

The City of Kelowna’s Property Management Department oversees a number of programs for civic properties including sidewalk patio programs, food concessions and residential rentals. Use your property management talents to lease/rent land, residential homes and civic buildings on behalf of the City.

As an experienced leader, problem solver, communicator and negotiator with related post-secondary diploma or degree, you will be relied on as the City’s technical expert when providing advice to City departments and the general public on all municipal land matters. Candidates must be eligible for membership in Real Estate or Appraisal Institutes (RIBC, AACI), BOMA or International Right of Way Association (IRWA).

Help create Kelowna as a City of the Future. Our diverse and dynamic team strives to innovate to make things better, work as one team, serve proudly, and lead responsibly. Live, work and play in one of Canada’s fastest growing cities. Kelowna boasts miles of lake access, public areas and outdoor recreation opportunities, a vibrant downtown and cultural scene, healthy and connected neighborhoods, and a world-renowned College and University. You’re only a quick link to the world via the Kelowna International Airport.  

Grow your career in an organization that supports employee work-life balance and career and professional development. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position with an hourly rate of $40.02 per hour plus employer-paid comprehensive benefits, an earned day off program, paid vacation and one of Canada’s top pension plans. 

For further information or to apply, please check our website at www.kelowna.ca/careers

Applications must be received by end of day August 10th, 2022

The City of Kelowna has a COVID vaccination policy that requires all staff to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and ongoing employment.

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the closing date are thanked for their interest

HDR Architecture Associates, Inc. (HDR) – Design Technician

Position / Title Seeking: Design Technician 3 – (167269)

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: HDR

Organization Description:

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists.
Our employees, working in more than 200 locations around the world, push open the doors to what’s possible each and every day.

Job Description:

About Us

HDR Architecture Associates, Inc. (HDR) is an award-winning, employee-owned architecture firm, focused on design innovation for healthcare, education, science and technology, community, recreation and commercial projects. We pioneer design solutions, tailored to clients’ needs, which truly make a difference in our profession and communities.

Our British Columbia offices, located in Vancouver, Victoria and Penticton specialize in design of institutional and public-facing projects including major social infrastructure projects and mass timber towers. We work in collaborative studios across offices, pairing our local knowledge and deep project experience with leading edge expertise from around the globe.

We want to build a better future, so we bring our talents together to add value, promote growth and inspire positive change. HDR is a place where you can accomplish as much as you’re willing to, in your work and in your career. We rally behind a good idea — and each other. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions and collaborate to make great things possible.

Watch Our Story:’ https://www.hdrinc.com/our-story

HDR’s Vancouver studio is in search of a Design Technician to join our growing practice and continue the legacy of providing creative design solutions that improve health and the human condition.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Design Technician 3, we’ll count on you to:

• Perform non-routine and complex drafting assignments requiring application of standardized drawing techniques

• Work independently with occasional advice from your supervisor

• Direct efforts of less-experienced BIM Technicians as needed

• Perform other duties as needed


Qualifications

Required Qualifications

• Associate or technical school degree, or combination of education and relevant experience

• 5+ years architectural drafting experience on buildings/facilities

• Strong computer skills using AutoCAD, Revit 3D Modeling and Microsoft Office

• Ability to prepare drawings and details

• Experience in commercial or institutional facilities

• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

• Healthcare, Science and Technology and/or Civic facilities experience

• Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm

• Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED desired but not required

Why HDR

At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Contact Info:

To apply, please visit https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=167269&lang=en​&src=JB-11680


HDR Architecture Associates, Inc. (HDR) – Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Architect – (167268)

Level of Experience: Junior

Organization Name: HDR

Organization Description:

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists.
Our employees, working in more than 200 locations around the world, push open the doors to what’s possible each and every day.

Job Description:

About Us

HDR Architecture Associates, Inc. (HDR) is an award-winning, employee-owned architecture firm, focused on design innovation for healthcare, education, science and technology, community, recreation and commercial projects. We pioneer design solutions, tailored to clients’ needs, which truly make a difference in our profession and communities.

Our British Columbia offices, located in Vancouver, Victoria and Penticton specialize in design of institutional and public-facing projects including major social infrastructure projects and mass timber towers. We work in collaborative studios across offices, pairing our local knowledge and deep project experience with leading edge expertise from around the globe.

We want to build a better future, so we bring our talents together to add value, promote growth and inspire positive change. HDR is a place where you can accomplish as much as you’re willing to, in your work and in your career. We rally behind a good idea — and each other. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions and collaborate to make great things possible.

Watch Our Story:’ https://www.hdrinc.com/our-story

HDR’s Vancouver studio is in search of an Architect to join our growing practice and continue the legacy of providing creative design solutions that improve health and the human condition.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Architect, we’ll count on you to:

• Evaluate, select and apply standard architectural techniques, procedures and criteria using judgment for minor adaptations and modifications

• Perform assignments with specific objectives, requiring investigation of a limited set of variables

• Follow instructions on specific assignment objectives, complex features and possible solutions

• Perform architectural assignments with direction, but without immediate supervision and with limited design responsibility

• Recommend and select procedures

• Write reports and specification covering architectural matters

• Take responsibility for phases of individual revenue-producing projects as needed

• Perform other duties as needed


Qualifications

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or closely related field

• 3+ years experience

• Registered Architect

• Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project)

• Strong leadership, communication and relationship management skills

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

• Proficient in use of Autodesk Revit and familiarity with related tools and process

• Demonstrated graphic presentation skills

• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Architecture

• Experience in the areas of healthcare, educational, civic, science and research facilities

• Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED desired but not required

• Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp and 3-D Studio Max but not required.

• Rhino and Grasshopper experience

Why HDR

At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Contact Info:

To apply, please visit https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=167268&lang=en&src=JB-11680


Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd.

Position / Title Seeking: Senior Project Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd.

Organization Description:

As architects, designers, and planners, we champion people and apply design solutions that improve lives and create a deeper connection between people and place. With an insatiable curiosity for the world, we leverage our in-between thinking to make the invisible visible. We operate globally from our offices across Canada and partner with our clients who are visionaries, passionate and courageous ― together we achieve results that make a difference to entire communities.

Job Description:

Welcome to Kasian, where over 37 years of design excellence have sparked a passion for transforming ordinary spaces into extraordinary experiences. Our passion is strengthening connections between people and place by creating built environments that inspire and improve lives. With offices across Canada, we leverage the experience of our 220+ Kasian team members to deliver innovative and unique design solutions in multiple market sectors: commercial, mixed-use, retail, industrial, hospitality, public buildings, and healthcare.

The Opportunity:

We are currently seeking a motivated and passionate Senior Project Architect to complement our projects in Vancouver. Candidate to have preferably 10 years experience in the residential sector and strong experience with Revit. Our 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.

Here’s what you’ll be doing at Kasian:

• Work with talented architects, interior designers, and technologists to produce quality projects for high-rise projects

• Develop project criteria, the scope of services, detailed work plans, drawing lists, schedules, and resource (staff, technical, budget) requirements over the project lifecycle

• Push the boundaries of design while meeting the needs of clients and end-users; participate in stakeholder meetings, create design concepts and presentation material

• Lead, motivate and manage the project team to produce successful design and construction documentation • Coordinate with project consultants (ie. electrical, mechanical, structural)

• Resolve complex design and technical issues

• Manage client relationships and actively develop these throughout the project process

• Ensure projects are delivered effectively through efficient resource management and achieving scheduled milestones

• Undertake site reviews and construction administration

Here’s what you bring to Kasian:

• A recognized degree in architecture coupled with a minimum of 10 years of experience in large scale residential sector

• AIBC registration preferably

• Strong technical knowledge and technical drawing experience in Revit

• Experience leading projects of at least $25m construction value with minimal supervision

• Experience in high-rise residential, commercial, and mixed-use buildings

• An innovative and forward-thinking approach to design and a natural curiosity for staying current on new trends, materials, and construction methods

• Excellent graphic and verbal communication and presentation skills

• An ability to add value to all stages of project delivery

This opportunity is an exceptional career fit for a candidate with long-term ambitions to contribute to one of Canada’s top architectural practices. If you are looking to be part of a progressive environment and deliver innovative projects, we’d like to hear from you. If this describes you, please submit your resume and portfolio to elena.cowan@kasian.com

Contact Info:

Elena Cowan | Talent Acquisition Specialist Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd 1500 West Georgia Street, Suite 1685 Vancouver, BC, Canada | V6G 2Z6 T 604.631.8200 www.kasian.com

Formosis Architecture – Intermediate Architect/ Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate Architect/ Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: Formosis Architecture

Organization Description:

Formosis Architecture is a local boutique design-oriented firm located in Gastown and Burnaby. We typically work on a mix of projects ranging from large scale master planning, low-rise & mid-rise mixed-use residential, to commercial office and small-scale infill projects. We are keenly interested in all buildings being community oriented and contributing positively to the public realm.

We offer a good starting salary, a comprehensive extended health plan, yearly bonuses, coverage of annual AIBC dues for Professional Members, and a continuing education allowance. Starting holidays of two weeks plus the office is closed the week between Christmas and New year, and your birthday off!

Job Description:

• Fulltime, Permanent Salary based and Benefits (extended health and dental) will be commensurate with experience
• Experience Required: 4-6 Years minimum with Canadian / local experience preferred.
• Architecture or Technologist degree from an accredited program.
• Candidates should have effective communication, organizational and leadership skills.
• Understanding of sustainable design, including LEED and BC Energy Step Code, as well as local building codes and standards.
• Strong design and 3D modeling skills; experience in AutoCAD, Sketch-up, 3D modeling and other rendering tools as part of the design and documentation process are essential.
• Have experience in working in a collaborative environment to develop project documentation on complex projects; demonstrate effective problem solving and communication skills; demonstrated an ability to work collaboratively on teams and/or in a studio setting.
• Candidates must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.
• Experience in the preparation of DD and CD documentation for a range of projects including multifamily residential, medium to large scale buildings and master planning.
• Intermediate Architect / Technologist will be required to have experience in coordinating building systems and resolving technical issues in all phases of the design process.

Contact Info:

If you are interested, please send a copy of your resume & portfolio for consideration. We sincerely appreciate all of your interests and applications; however, only shortlisted candidates will receive a notification email from us.

Contact Info:
studio@formosis.ca


City of Richmond – Planner – Analyst

Position / Title Seeking: Planner – Analyst

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: City of Richmond

Job Description:

Overview

The City of Richmond is currently looking to hire a Regular Full-Time Planner Analyst to join our Building Approvals team. This position involves 30% statistical analyses, 40% policy and procedure analyses and 30% permit review. The Planning Analyst will provide professional research, data management, GIS and analytical services to Building Approvals and community partners.

Examples of key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare, administer and implement annual department research, data management and GIS work programs and budgets
  • Gather, analyse, explain and disseminate a wide range of federal, provincial, regional, municipal, institutional and private sector statistical demographic and land use data.
  • Manage annual information requirements.
  • Perform advance statistical and building typology analysis utilizing application related material, environmental information, spatial growth patterns (e.g., OCP, regional plan) and other policy related initiatives.
  • Perform survey and data management activities.
  • Assist in the formulation and preparion of Departmental planning policies and procedures.
  • Researches, analyzes and interprets a wide variety of data relevant to programs and projects; prepares reports and recommendations for consideration, establishing alternate approaches to address needs or interest of diverse stakeholders
  • Review building permits for compliance with development Permit and Zoning regulations.
  • Collaborate with other departments on process optimization and technological advancement initiatives.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities” to allude to knowledge of Zoning Bylaw and Development and Building Permit processes.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of Building Approvals’ practices, principles, techniques and the methods applicable to the work performed and of the current trends and development in community design
  • Knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies, bylaws and objectives governing the operations of the Building Approvals Department
  • Knowledge and practical experience in the latest GIS software such as: ArchInfo 9.x, ArcGIS Spatial Analyst, ARcGIS 3D Analyst, ArcGIS Geostatistial Analyst, ArcToolbox and model building, CommunityViz, GIS Database Systems
  • Ability to prepare, maintain, proof and edit various analyst reports.
  • Ability to create, modify and update spreadsheets and databases.
  • Ability to maintain data contacts.
  • Ability to think holistically and strategically.
  • Ability to work in a thorough, discreet and professional manner exercising tact at all times.
  • Ability to work both independently and interdependently while exercising sound judgement and initiative.
  • Ability to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment effectively managing deadlines and possessing excellent planning, administrative and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint, Microsoft Access and REDMS.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Effective team building and community group support skills.
  • Ability to use MS Office software, REDMS, AMANDA or similar records management systems
  • Ability to successfully pass a Police Information Check.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required with an emphasis on Governmental Policy or related discipline
  • Five (5) years’ relevant planning, research, data management, statistical analysis, projects and related software. Experience preferably within a municipal environment or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia.
  • Working Conditions:
  • Typical work week is Monday to Friday; 8:15am – 5:00pm (compressed Work Week). This position works a flexible – blocking schedule that allows hours of work to be varied when necessary to include early or evening work for meetings or other operational demands.
  • Duties performed in an office environment.

Contact Info:

Please apply via our careers website:

https://tre.tbe.taleo.net/tre01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=TRQS8M&cws=37&rid=1093

McKinley Architecture Inc. – Intermediate Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: McKinley Studios

Organization Description:

About McKinley Studios

McKinley Studios continues to grow. We are looking for Intermediate Architects to join our Vancouver studio. The intermediate architect will participate in all phases of a project, from feasibility studies to contract documentation and construction administration. McKinley Studios has a unique interdisciplinary structure that brings interiors, architecture, furniture design, branding, strategy, and art consulting to every project. As a result, our culture is one of exploration, creativity and intense collaboration. A practice based on curious creativity and rigour, we believe design excellence comes from finding balance and inspiration as professionals. This is the foundation to our Anytime Anywhere program – a progressive hybrid studio/WFH model which encourages flexibility and adaptability for our team members.

Job Description:

About You

You are a humanist. You crave collaboration, creativity and dialogue. You are a well-rounded generalist and have experience working within both large and small project team environments on mid to large projects. On smaller and less complex projects types, you have had experience working directly with the client, consultant and AHJ. You have strong design and building code fundamentals and are either registered or actively working towards registration in an earnest and rigorous manner. You are driven to creating disproportionate impact in our world through design and collaboration.

Qualifications

– 5-7 years of experience with mixed-use, multi-family and hospitality projects
– Exceptional design acumen and nuanced design sensibility
– Strong technical abilities with a commitment to ongoing development of technical and detailing skills
– Are software-agnostic but at minimum proficient in Revit, Sketchup, Rhino and Adobe suites on a windows platform
– Are a critical and exploratory thinker bringing design solutions to the table
– A degree from an accredited post-secondary institution in Architecture
– Registered or eligible to be registered with the AIBC

Contact Info:

Your Submission

We request that qualified applicants send a resume and portfolio by email to:
getintouch@mckinleystudios.com


McKinley Architecture Inc. – Senior Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Senior Architect

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: McKinley Studios

Organization Description:

About McKinley Studios

McKinley Studios continues to grow. We are looking for Senior Architects to join our Vancouver studio. The Senior role has a broad range of tasks and requirements and can be shaped by the successful applicant. McKinley Studios has a unique interdisciplinary structure that brings interiors, architecture, furniture design, branding, strategy, and art consulting to every project. As a result, our culture is one of exploration, creativity and intense collaboration. A practice based on curious creativity and rigour, we believe design excellence comes from finding balance and inspiration as professionals. This is the foundation to our Anytime Anywhere program – a progressive hybrid studio/WFH model which encourages flexibility and adaptability for our team members.

Job Description:

About You

You are a humanist. You crave collaboration, creativity and dialogue. You have proven experience leading large and complex projects through early feasibility through to construction completion and are fluent in client, consultant and AHJ coordination and management. You are deeply familiar with local and national building codes and you like to keep your hands dirty. You are equally dedicated to mentorship and team growth and are driven to creating disproportionate impact in our world.

Qualifications

– 10+ years of experience with large scale mixed-use, multi-family and hospitality projects
– Exceptional design acumen and nuanced design sensibility
– Deep technical expertise required to support the architectural expression of projects
– Are software-agnostic but at minimum proficient in Revit, Sketchup, Rhino and Adobe suites on a Windows platform
– Are a critical and strategic thinker enabling you to become our client’s strategic partner
– A degree from an accredited post-secondary institution in Architecture
– Must be registered or eligible to be registered with the AIBC

Contact Info:

Your Submission

We request that qualified applicants send a resume and portfolio by email to:
getintouch@mckinleystudios.com


Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. – Junior Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Junior Technologist

Level of Experience: Junior

Organization Name: Ciccozzi Architecture Inc.

Organization Description:

Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. is a mid sized architectural firm located in downtown Vancouver, BC. Our work covers a range of project types including Multi Family Residential, Mixed Use and Commercial.
The firm is growing, and we are now seeking talented, dedicated individuals to join our team on existing and upcoming projects including an office tower and hotel, high rise, mid rise and townhouse residential projects as well as and commercial and industrial projects.

Job Description:

Document Production
1. Produce CAD drawings and documents as directed by Team Leaders. When working on changes from redlines, self-track progress to ensure completion and accuracy of changes requested.
2. Communicate to Team Leader matters that require further coordination (through documentation and/or with consultants), create conflicts or are not easily resolved.
3. Maintain general compliance to design intent as drawings progress to higher level of detail; communicate changes that have design implications to Team Leader or Project Manager.
4. Perform simple compliance checks (building code, zoning) as directed by Team Leader.
5. Organize and file project related information.
6. Communicate any CAD related problems and questions to Team Leader or CAD manager.
7. Produce print-ready files and order drawings from printer as requested by Team Leader.

Design Development
1. Assist with design development drawings when required, including applying simple changes through a series of standard drawings (plan, elevation, section).
2. Assist with calculations as requested (area overlays etc.) to support Rezoning or Development Permit data.

Construction Support
1. Assist Team Leader in producing drawing updates or sketches as required to communicate changes or clarifications during construction.

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Education requirements:
1. Degree or diploma in Architectural Science or Architectural and Building Technology from a Canadian post-secondary institution (or equivalent).

Experience requirements:
1. Must have completed minimum of a work term or summer placement in an architectural, construction or design office.
2. Exposure to job site considered an asset.

Technical skill requirements:
1. Technical knowledge of building systems, construction methods and materials.
2. Understanding of BC Building Code and building envelope concepts.
3. Experience drafting with Revit, AutoCad and/or VectorWorks software.
4. Familiarity with MS Office software.
5. Experience using Sketch Up considered an asset.

Soft skill requirements:
1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
2. Ability to work both independently and as a team member, and to take direction well.
3. Self-motivation and the ability to work well under pressure with time constraints.
4. Well-developed problem solving skills and the ability to think independently and creatively.
5. Ability to balance work and personal life.




Contact Info:

Ciccozzi Architecture provides an open and collaborative teamwork environment with a potential for professional growth. A competitive salary and benefits package is available corresponding to qualifications and experience. Interested and qualified individuals are invited to submit their resumes to:
Email:
hr@ciccozziarchitecture.com
Submit your resume and portfolio in confidence by email (pdf please) to hr@ciccozziarchitecture.com indicating the position you are applying for in the “Subject” line.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls and drop-ins please.

Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. – Contract Administrator – Junior/Intermediate

Position / Title Seeking: Contract Administrator – Junior/Intermediate

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name: Ciccozzi Architecture Inc.

Organization Description:

Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. is a mid sized architectural firm located in downtown Vancouver, BC. Our work covers a range of project types including Multi Family Residential, Mixed Use and Commercial.
The firm is growing, and we are now seeking talented, dedicated individuals to join our team on existing and upcoming projects including office towers, hotel, high rise, mid rise and townhouse residential projects as well as commercial and industrial projects.

Job Description:

We are currently looking for a Junior/intermediate Contract Administrators to join our Construction Administration Department.
The ideal candidate is a self-motivated professional with extensive experience in contract documentation and contract administration. We require a person with excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong leadership skills and an ability to work on a team under the direction of Senior Contract Administrator on residential and mixed-use projects.
Responsibilities Include:
• Provide construction administration functions on site and in office under the direction of Senior Contract Administrator
• Work with team through the preparation of contract documents.
• Establish and maintain effective and professional liaisons with clients and authorities having jurisdiction.
• Be the prime contact to the General Contractor during construction phase until completion.
• 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 SI’s and perform submittal reviews.
• Maintain up-to-date project records.
• Establish and maintain project criteria and communicate it to project teams.
• Ensure quality and design intent through construction phase.
• Exercise independent judgement and analysis of significant issues and find a resolution.

Required Skills / Experience / Qualifications:
• Proficient with Vectorworks, REVIT and BlueBeam.
• Have exceptional technical and communication 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.
• Well organized, attention to detail.
• Good trouble shooter and problem solver who works well under pressure with a can-do attitude.
• Have high initiative and be self-motivated.
• Excellent understanding of building science, building construction.
• Several years experience in Construction administration.
• Diploma in Architectural Technology or degree in Architecture.
• Personal vehicle an asset.




Contact Info:

Ciccozzi Architecture provides an open and collaborative teamwork environment with a potential for professional growth. A competitive salary and benefits package is available corresponding to qualifications and experience. Interested and qualified individuals are invited to submit their resumes to:
Email:
hr@ciccozziarchitecture.com
Submit your resume and portfolio in confidence by email (pdf please) indicating the position you are applying for in the “Subject” line.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls and drop-ins please.

Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. -Intermediate Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: Ciccozzi Architecture Inc.

Organization Description:

Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. is a mid sized architectural firm located in downtown Vancouver, BC. Our work covers a range of project types including Multi Family Residential, Mixed Use and Commercial.
The firm is growing, and we are now seeking talented, dedicated individuals to join our team on existing and upcoming projects including an office tower and hotel, high rise, mid rise and townhouse residential projects as well as and commercial and industrial projects.

Job Description:

Responsibilities/Qualifications Include:
• A degree or diploma in architectural or building technology from an accredited institution
• Minimum three years of work experience
• Experience in preparation of design and construction drawings, as well as documents as directed by Project Managers
• Competence in coordination with design consultants
• Contract administration and Field Review experience is an asset
• Proficiency with Revit and/or Vectorworks
• Familiarity with MS Office, SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite is an asset
• Ability to work well with a team and independently
• Work closely with the Partner and Senior Project Managers.
• Have exceptional technical, communication and leadership skills.
• 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
• Well organized, strict attention to detail
• Good problem solver who works well under pressure with a can-do attitude.
• Have high initiative and be self-motivated.



Contact Info:

Ciccozzi Architecture provides an open and collaborative teamwork environment with a potential for professional growth. A competitive salary and benefits package is available corresponding to qualifications and experience. Interested and qualified individuals are invited to submit their resumes to:
Email:
hr@ciccozziarchitecture.com
Submit your resume and portfolio in confidence by email (pdf please) to hr@ciccozziarchitecture.com indicating the position you are applying for in the “Subject” line.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls and drop-ins please.


Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. – BIM Specialist

Position / Title Seeking: BIM Specialist

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: Ciccozzi Architecture Inc.

Organization Description:

Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. is a mid sized architectural firm located in downtown Vancouver. The firm is growing, and we are now seeking talented, dedicated individuals to join our team. Our current projects include residential high rise, mid rise and townhomes as well as commercial, institutional and industrial projects.

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a BIM Specialist to join our team. As this is a new role at Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. we are looking for a team player who is energized, flexible and able to adapt and evolve the management of BIM within the firm.
The BIM Specialist will report to the Management Team and will oversee, set up and maintain project Revit models. The role will work closely with the project teams to create, build, grow and maintain the firm’s Revit Library and Company Standards, as well as assist in the development and expansion of BIM capabilities within the firm. This is an intermediate position for someone with experience in an Architectural practice, a creative problem solver with a passion for BIM and the technical knowledge to develop new systems.
Responsibilities Include:
• Oversee the creation of Revit files at project start, maintenance and troubleshooting of files throughout the project as required
• Lead BIM coordination for all projects working closely with project teams
• Create and maintain Revit standards, libraries, families and templates
• Monitors team compliance with BIM standards office standards and guidelines
• Document and communicate best practices and workflows
• Organizes and lead bi-weekly Team Lead sessions for idea sharing and feedback
• Ability to contribute drawing and detailing skills on projects when required
You will bring:
• Bachelor or Master’s degree in Architecture or Technologist Degree from a recognized institution
• 5 years of experience in a BIM technology support role in an Architectural firm
• Expertise with Revit and BIM subject matter
• BIM coordination experience for variety of sectors and project scales
• High level of understanding of the BC Building Code and Zoning by-laws
• Excellent communication, planning and organization skills required for fast-paced projects
• Highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges
• A collaborative team player.


Contact Info:

Ciccozzi Architecture provides an open and collaborative teamwork environment with potential for professional growth. A competitive salary and benefits package is available corresponding to qualifications and experience. Interested and qualified individuals are invited to submit their resume, cover letter and a portfolio to hr@ciccozziarchitecture.com.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls and drop-ins please.


Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. – Senior Contract Administrator

Position / Title Seeking: Senior Contract Administrator

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Ciccozzi Architecture Inc.

Organization Description:

Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. is a mid sized architectural firm located in downtown Vancouver, BC. Our work covers a range of project types including Multi Family Residential, Mixed Use and Commercial.
The firm is growing, and we are now seeking talented, dedicated individuals to join our team on existing and upcoming projects including an office tower and hotel, high rise, mid rise and townhouse residential projects as well as and commercial and industrial projects
We are currently looking for a Senior Architect/Contract Administrator with 12+ years of experience, with a minimum of 6 years local experience in a construction administration role for complex mixed-use residential developments.
The ideal candidate is a self-motivated professional with extensive experience in contract documentation and contract administration. We require a person with strong communication and leadership skills and an ability to lead a team in residential and mixed-use projects. Applicants must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Job Description:

• Work closely with the Partner and Senior Project Managers.
• Lead a project team through the preparation of contract documents.
• Establish and maintain effective and professional liaisons with clients and authorities having jurisdiction.
• Be the prime contact to the General Contractor during construction phase until completion
• Conduct on-site visits to review compliance with contract documents; to observe and report on work in progress; preparation of Field Reviews.
• Exercise independent judgement and analysis of significant issues and find a resolution.
• Respond to Contractor RFI’s, issue SI’s and perform submittal reviews.
• Chair and prepare minutes for all contract document preparation/consultant coordination meetings and construction progress meetings.
• Maintain up-to-date project records.
• Establish and maintain project criteria and communicate it to project teams.

Required Skills / Experience / Qualifications:
• Proficiency with Revit and/or Vectorworks
• 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
• Well organized, strict attention to detail
• Good trouble shooter and problem solver who works well under pressure with a can-do attitude.
• Have high initiative and be self-motivated.
• Possess a minimum Bachelor of Architecture




Contact Info:

Ciccozzi Architecture provides an open and collaborative teamwork environment with a potential for professional growth. A competitive salary and benefits package is available corresponding to qualifications and experience. Interested and qualified individuals are invited to submit their resumes to:
Email:
hr@ciccozziarchitecture.com
Submit your resume and portfolio in confidence by email (pdf please) indicating the position you are applying for in the “Subject” line.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls and drop-ins please.


DF Architecture – Contract Administrator

Position / Title Seeking: Contract Administrator

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: DF Architecture

Organization Description:

DF Architecture Inc is part of Group 161 which represents a diverse group of companies including Atelier Pacific Architecture, Barnett Dembek Architecture and DF Architecture. DF Architecture Inc offers a collaborative, team-oriented environment with opportunities for growth and continued professional development. We are a young, design-oriented firm specializing in residential, mixed-use, commercial, and civic buildings. We are currently working on large scale projects including wood-frame multi family to residential high-rise projects. We are looking for energetic and motivated individuals to join our team.

Job Description:

About the Position:

We are seeking an Intermediate Architectural Technologist with substantial experience in Contract Administration that must be registered with the AIBC, or be eligible to register with the AIBC.

Responsibilities:

Construction administration functions on site and in office;

Establish and maintain effective and professional liaisons with clients, contractors and authorities having jurisdiction; Be the supporting contact to the project manager and General Contractor during construction phase until completion;

Conduct on-site visits to review compliance with contract documents and all required municipal and provincial requirements; observe and report on work in progress;

prepare and issue Field Reviews, Site Instructions and Certificates of Payment;

Support senior staff with internal and external communications throughout the working drawing and construction processes;

Produce and distribute supplemental drawings, specifications and interpretations in response to requests for clarification by contractors/owners;

Provide review and circulation of shop drawings and RFIs, prepare and review Change Orders, review applications for payment and manage project closeout services as required;

Maintain up-to-date project records;

Ensure quality and design intent through construction phase;

Exercise independent judgement and analysis of significant issues and find a resolution.

Skills and Qualifications:

Exceptional technical and communication skills;

Knowledge of applicable building codes/standards and a proven work history working with construction documents;

Be comfortable being involved in 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;

Well organized, with great attention to detail;

Excellent understanding of building science and building construction;

5 or more years experience in the production of contract documents, contract administration or direct construction experience;

Understanding of contracts including CCDC 2 and AIBC/RAIC Document 6, and the documents used during the phase of construction to administer or modify the contract, including Requests for Information;

Change Directives;

Change Orders;

Contemplated/Proposed Change Orders, Certificates for Payment, etc.;

Architectural Technologist Diploma or Architectural Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, or direct construction experience;

Local and Canadian experience in commercial and multi-family residential;

Strong understanding of both non-combustible and combustible building systems;

Strong negotiation skills, leadership ability working with construction site personnel;

High proficiency and experience with both the BC Building Code and Vancouver Building Bylaw, Specifications, as well as familiarity with Contract Administration forms and procedures;

Proficiency in AutoCAD required and proficiency in Revit is an asset;

Must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license.

What We Offer:

Competitive wages based on experience;

Amazing Extended Health, Vision and Dental benefits; Group RRSP Plan;

Paid Christmas break;

Discounted Gym Membership;

Internship Support;

Mentorship and training for professional growth and career advancement;

Monthly Lunch & Learns, Social Fridays and an Annual Holiday Party!

Contact Info:

Please send your resume and portfolio to hr@group161.com

DF Architecture – Intermediate Architect or Intern Architec

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate Architect or Intern Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: DF Architecture

Organization Description:

DF Architecture Inc is part of Group 161 which represents a diverse group of companies including Atelier Pacific Architecture, Barnett Dembek Architecture and DF Architecture. DF Architecture Inc offers a collaborative, team-oriented environment with opportunities for growth and continued professional development. We are a young, design-oriented firm specializing in residential, mixed-use, commercial, and civic buildings. We are currently working on large scale projects including wood-frame multi family to residential high-rise projects. We are looking for energetic and motivated individuals to join our team.

Job Description:

About the Position:

We are seeking an Intermediate Architect or Intern Architect that must be registered with the AIBC, or be eligible to register with the AIBC.

Skills and Qualifications:

3-5 years of post-graduate professional experience in Canada; Strong conceptual and technical design skills;

Experience with complex multi-family and residential projects; Understanding of local building codes and construction methods;

Experience developing and coordinating contract documents;

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

Fluency in AutoCAD and/or Revit, and in Sketchup;

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

What We Offer:

Competitive wages based on experience;

Amazing Extended Health, Vision and Dental benefits;

Group RRSP Plan; Paid Christmas break;

Discounted Gym Membership;

Internship Support;

Mentorship and training for professional growth and career advancement;

Monthly Lunch & Learns, Social Fridays and an Annual Holiday Party!

Contact Info:

Please send your resume and portfolio to hr@group161.com


Northern Health – Director, Planning and Projects & Chief Project Officer

Position / Title Seeking: Director, Planning and Projects & Chief Project Officer

Level of Experience: Senior

Organization Name: Northern Health

Job Description:

Northern Health* is the healthcare provider for the northern two-thirds of the Canadian province of British Columbia. It serves over 300,000 people in an area of 600,000 square kilometers. The Authority operates over two dozen acute care facilities, 9 long-term care facilities for seniors, and community and public health services including addictions and mental health treatment facilities and Primary. Northern Health employs over 7,000 people and has received recognition as one of the top 100 Employers in British Columbia.

*In accordance with the Provincial Health Officer’s COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate, Northern Health requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Reporting to the Regional Director, Capital Planning & Support Services, the Director, Planning and Projects & Chief Project Officer (the Director) is responsible for the planning, management, and implementation of capital development projects as assigned, ensuring that projects are completed on time, within budget, and that required outcomes are achieved. The Director leads projects from procurement to completion and is responsible for ensuring appropriate engagement with executive sponsors and for the development of a project plan that guides project work, including consultation and communication of project progress with key stakeholders.

In addition, the Director will work with Health Services Administrators, Project Steering/User Committees, and facilities maintenance staff to facilitate decision-making and ensure a coordinated approach to capital planning and budget allocations, and alignment with established processes and committee structures.

The ideal candidate has a strong process engineering and/or project/program background, with the proven ability to work effectively and positively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders. Ideally, they will have collaborated on a wide range of projects within a highly complex healthcare or similar environment. The Director’s values encompass a strong belief in the concepts of process analysis and efficiencies, team & relationship building, innovation, communication, and stakeholder collaboration in the development of all planning, design, and construction processes. Possessing the requisite qualifications, the incumbent will be tactful, a superb listener, a proven team builder, and will bring a high degree of credibility to the role.

If this is the next step in your professional career, please submit your application.

Contact Info:

https://pfmsearch.com/executive-opportunity/northern-health-director-planning-and-projects-chief-project-officer/


J+S Architect Inc. – Architectural Technologist/Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Architectural Technologist/Intern Architect

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name: J+S Architect Inc.

Organization Description:

J+S Architect is a design-oriented firm specializing in residential and mixed-use buildings. We currently have several medium and large-scale projects underway and seeking energetic, creative, and motivated individuals to join our team.

Job Description:

Qualifications:
• Building technology diploma or degree in architecture
• 1-3 years of local architectural firm’s working experience
• Excellent verbal and writing communication and interpersonal skills in English
• Fluency in AutoCAD, Revit, and Sketchup
• Organize and file project related information
• Working knowledge of building assemblies, design, and construction detailing
• Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC

Contact Info:

Please forward your cover letter, resume and portfolio to info@jsarchitect.ca. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview – thank you for your interest in joining our team.


DA Architects + Planners – Architect/Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Architect/Intern Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: DA Architects + Planners

Organization Description:

DA Architects and Planners is a well-established leading Vancouver architectural practice with a diverse portfolio of both high profile and modest projects. We are located in Yaletown. Our website www.da-architects.ca illustrates some of our recent projects and explains our design philosophy.

Job Description:

The firm is seeking an Architect for involvement on a range of projects in a team environment. Experience in residential high-rise would be an asset for this position.

The successful candidate will have:

• Minimum 5 years local experience. (Vancouver or Lower Mainland);
• Bachelor or Masters Degree in Architecture;
• 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, and
• Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch-up, Photoshop, and MS Office programs.
• Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC

Contact Info:

If you are qualified for this challenging and rewarding position please e-mail your resume to office@da-architects.ca

We ask all qualified candidates to limit contact to e-mail only.
Suitable candidates will be contacted directly.

LOSTUDIO architecture Inc. – Senior-Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Senior-Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: LOSTUDIO architecture Inc

Organization Description:

LO STUDIO architecture Inc. is a full-service architectural design firm with a portfolio in industrial, commercial, residential and mixed-use projects. We also offer interior design that includes many tenant improvements of various sizes and scope of work.

Job Description:

We are looking for a self-motivated and talented Intermediate-Senior Technologist or Architect to join our dynamic and rapidly growing organization.

The successful candidate will work directly with the Principal of the firm. There is real potential for growth in the company for the right candidate.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Duties and experience include but are not limited to the following:

– 5 to 10 years of experience
– Advanced knowledge of AutoCad 2014 & Illustrator
– Proficient in working drawings
– Knowledge of LEED would be an asset
– Knowledge of B.C.B.C.
– Familiarity with Tenant Improvement practices considered an asset
– Familiarity with the application process of D.P. and B.P.
– Knowledge of wood, steel and concrete construction
– Concrete Tilt-Up experience is an asset
– Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
– Professional communication
– Good organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize work
and meet deadlines.

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

Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio of recent work no more than 5 MB (required) to:

office@lostudioarchitecture.com

Your submission will be carefully considered, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. You must be available for an in-person interview.

No telephone inquiries or drop-ins, please.

Contact Info:

Marco Ciriello or Leticia Garcia
office@lostudioarchitecture.com

LOSTUDIO architecture Inc. – Junior Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Junior Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name: LOSTUDIO architecture Inc

Organization Description:

LO STUDIO architecture Inc. is a full-service architectural design firm with a portfolio in industrial, commercial, residential and mixed-use projects. We also offer interior design that includes many tenant improvements of various sizes and scope of work.

Job Description:

We are looking for a self-motivated and talented Junior to Intermediate Technologist or Architect to join our dynamic and rapidly growing organization.

The successful candidate will work directly with the Principal of the firm. There is real potential for growth in the company for the right candidate.

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

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Duties and experience include but are not limited to the following:

– 1-2 years Canadian experience
– Knowledge of AutoCad 2014 & Illustrator
– Familiarity in working drawings
– Knowledge of LEED would be an asset
– Knowledge of B.C.B.C.
– Familiarity with Tenant Improvement practices considered an asset
– Familiarity with the application process of D.P. and B.P.
– Knowledge of wood, steel and concrete construction
– The ability to work as part of a team and meet deadlines
– Professional communication and good organizational skills

Should this opportunity interest you, please submit a cover letter, resume and (most importantly), a portfolio of your recent work (no more than 5 mb) to:

office@lostudioarchitecture.com

Please note: All submissions will be carefully reviewed, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. You must be available for an in-person interview.

Contact Info:

Marco Ciriello or Leticia Garcia
office@lostudioarchitecture.com

Gair Williamson Architects – Architect / Technologist

Position: Architect / Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Gair Williamson Architects 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 Architect / Technologist level position. The position is suited to a talented, professional practitioner with 10+ years of experience working in the field of architecture.

The successful candidate will have the following skills & attributes:

– Proficient or 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, 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, Intern Architect or Architectural Technologist with the AIBC or eligible for registration;

– A proficiency in English both written and oral is essential;

–10+ years of experience in an architectural office, applicants with Vancouver experience preferred but not essential.

Studio:

Our studio is located in Railtown. It is a dynamic and transparent work environment, where a highly collaborative and effective team is made of each member’s talents and strengths. You will have constant access to the Principal. We are a mentoring firm where we provide support and responsibility tailored to the individuals’ professional development. In expanding our team, we welcome like-minded yet diverse individuals.

Contact Info: 

Please submit a cover letter, resume and examples of your work to info@gwarchitects.ca. Only successful candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Revery Architecture – Architect / Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Architect / Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: Revery Architecture

Organization Description:

Revery is a Vancouver-based and internationally recognized architecture, urban design and planning, and interior design practice renowned for providing innovative customized solutions for our clients. Our design-oriented studio is committed to a philosophy of ‘Building Beyond Buildings’ that aligns meaningful architecture with broader community initiatives to shape inspiring, authentically responsive spaces that vitalize human interactions, new perspectives, environmental stewardship, and well-being.

Our team of 40 hails from 17 countries and varied training, contributing to the rich international expertise, multi-cultural understanding, and passion of our firm. We pride ourselves on our diverse, open-minded perspective, and receptive approach. We are looking for talented, passionate, and driven individuals to join our team in designing world-class academic and research institutions, performing arts and cultural facilities, libraries, community recreation centres, and mixed-use residential buildings.

Job Description:

ROLE AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
– Integrate with Revery’s unique approach to design and to the creation of innovative and transformative buildings
– Work with our Principal, senior team members, and the project teams to develop the projects throughout the design phases
– Produce and manage the production drawings and documentation—through the full design process or during a particular stage—in a timely and orderly manner, and in alignment with Revery’s high standard of quality
– Work with large consultant teams to ensure tight coordination of drawings and Revit models
– Lead or support various design components or project activities, spanning from early concept design to construction completion
– Assist in the development of accurate and complete specifications
– Assist in Contract Administration of projects, including site visits, and related office documentation
– Assist in managing and mentoring junior architects

CANDIDATE CAPABILITIES AND CREDENTIALS
– Solid post-graduate experience in a variety of building typologies, with an emphasis on civic and mixed-use residential developments
– Proficiency in Rhino and Revit
– Ingenuity in coordinating external consultants and translating this information into design documents
– Strong technical capacity for developing building component drawings and details
– Thorough working knowledge of construction practices, materials, and methods
– Outstanding time management skills and self-motivation
– Result-driven, adaptable, team-spirited, and able to offer solutions
– Passionate about learning new technologies and systems
– Understanding of regulatory codes and standards
– Excellent graphic communication and presentation skills
– Exceptional interpersonal communication and organizational skills, individually and as team player
– Experience from a leading Canadian or international design practice is an asset
– Eligible to legally work in Canada
– Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC

Contact Info:

Please submit a cover letter describing why you are an excellent fit for this role and for Revery, your resume, and a portfolio of work you are proud of to jlam@reveryarchitecture.com. Please do not call or visit the studio.

While we sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, only those considered for the position will be contacted.


Andrew Cheung Architects Inc. – Intermediate & Senior Architects

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

  • Project Architect
  • Technician

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

The individuals we are looking for should have:

  • local experience
  • solid computer-aided drafting and design skill
  • good understanding of building code & construction details is essential
  • candidates applying for the Architect role, must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia

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

Please provide your resume via email or fax to:

Andrew Cheung Architects Inc.

Email: acai@telus.net

Fax: 604-685-1889

No telephone calls or drop-ins please.

Formline Architecture – Project Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Project Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Formline Architecture

Organization Description:

Formline Architecture is an award-winning architectural firm committed to developing projects that are culturally sensitive and environmentally responsible. We specialize in Indigenous, educational, cultural facilities, community buildings and recently housing. We largely work in the medium of wood construction with an interest in exploration of new materials and technologies. Our process emphasizes placing nature at the centre of our value system and maximizing passive sustainable strategies.

Job Description:

We are seeking an Project Architect with a minimum of 7 years’ work experience in the field of architecture. We are looking for someone experienced in managing a team and coordinating a project from Schematic design through to Contract Documents including Construction Administration. A command of Autocad and Revit is required and added value if you are comfortable with setting up standards for Revit and Autocad for a small office. We work on a Windows platform exclusively.

Your role will be a project architect that works closely with the principal architect from schematic design, design development, through construction administration. This position encompasses the following requirements:

• A problem solver experienced in building detailing with motivation for innovation exploring the use of different materials and systems;
Excellent management and communication skills.
• A team player who enjoys a creative and collaborative environment.
• A self-starter who can manage a set of documents and is comfortable coordinating with consultants;
• Required experience with AUTOCAD, REVIT, Rhino, Sketchup, WORD, Excel, and the Adobe Creative Suite;
• An asset but not a requirement to know Rhino;
• Experience in Heavy timber and wood frame construction
• Experience in rain screen envelope detailing
• Experience with the BC Building Code 2012
• A strong sense of graphics and the ability to develop a clear set of drawings.
• Familiar with LEED standards and Living building Challenge requirements will be an asset
• Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC

Contact Info:

Please email resumes, references and portfolios and sample of working drawings electronically to info@formline.ca .
Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Formline Architecture – Owner / Principal

Position / Title Seeking: Owner / Principal

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Formline Architecture

Organization Description:

Formline Architecture is an award-winning architectural firm committed to developing projects that are culturally sensitive and environmentally responsible. We specialize in Indigenous, educational, cultural facilities, community buildings and recently housing. We largely work in the medium of wood construction with an interest in exploration of new materials and technologies. Our process emphasizes placing nature at the centre of our value system and maximizing passive sustainable strategies.

Job Description:

PROJECT ARCHITECT
(Must be registered or eligible to register with the AIBC)

We are seeking an Project Architect with a minimum of 7 years’ work experience in the field of architecture. We are looking for someone experienced in managing a team and coordinating a project from Schematic design through to Contract Documents including Construction Administration. A command of Autocad and Revit is required and added value if you are comfortable with setting up standards for Revit and Autocad for a small office. We work on a Windows platform exclusively.

Your role will be a project architect that works closely with the principal architect from schematic design, design development, through construction administration. This position encompasses the following requirements:

• A problem solver experienced in building detailing with motivation for innovation exploring the use of different materials and systems;
Excellent management and communication skills.
• A team player who enjoys a creative and collaborative environment.
• A self-starter who can manage a set of documents and is comfortable coordinating with consultants;
• Required experience with AUTOCAD, REVIT, Rhino, Sketchup, WORD, Excel, and the Adobe Creative Suite;
• An asset but not a requirement to know Rhino;
• Experience in Heavy timber and wood frame construction
• Experience in rain screen envelope detailing
• Experience with the BC Building Code 2012
• A strong sense of graphics and the ability to develop a clear set of drawings.
• Familiar with LEED standards and Living building Challenge requirements will be an asset

Contact Info:

Please email resumes, references and portfolios and sample of working drawings electronically to info@formline.ca .
Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


Amanat Architect – Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Intern Architect

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name: Amanat Architect

Organization Description:

Amanat Architect is a Vancouver-based firm offering master planning, architectural and interior design services worldwide. The firm is proud of its commitment to excellence in design and execution, sensitivity to the environmental and cultural context of each project and adherence to state of the art standards.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a talented individual with a particular emphasis on rendering and visualization skills. Successful applicants will be an architectural graduate with a minimum 2-4 years of experience. Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC. Additional professional qualities sought:
• Expertise with Autocad, Photoshop, Rhino, & Lumion software
• Strong design, analytical and problem-solving skills
• Be able to work independently and in a team environment

Contact Info:

Please submit cover letter, resume and portfolio to:
mail@AmanatArchitect.com

All submissions will be held in strict confidence. Thank you in advance for your response, however only those chosen for interviews will be contacted. No drop-ins or phone calls please.

BFA Studio Architects – Intermediate and Senior Architectural Technologists

FIRM:
BFA STUDIO Architects are seeking dedicated candidates to join our boutique Architectural & Interior Design Studio located in the Marine Building downtown Vancouver. Our portfolio of work features an extensive and diverse range of mixed use, residential, seniors, commercial and industrial projects over the past 27 years.

POSITION QUALIFICATION & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful applicant will work closely with the principals of the firm on construction drawings and detailing as well as contract administration of projects.
We are looking for the following attributes:

• Architectural Building Technology Diploma from recognized post-secondary institutions.
• Candidates must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC.
• Proficiency in Autocad, Revit and Sketchup is required.
• Full dedication in construction documentation and contract administration phases of projects.
• Excellent knowledge & proven experience in producing working drawings and detailing.
• Ability to perform under deadlines both independently and in team environment.
• Minimum 3 years of solid local experience.
• Good communication & coordination skills and fluency in English.

APPLICANT SUBMISSION:
Please provide confidential Resumes & Portfolio PDF format of maximum 10MB. by e-mail to: info@bfastudioarchitects.com
Please note that only selected candidates for an interview will be contacted and we thank all applicants for their interest.

In addition to a competitive salary & bonus structure, we provide a comprehensive extended group health benefits plan as part of our compensation package.

BFA Studio Architects
The Marine Building
Suite 600 – 355 Burrard Street
Vancouver BC V6C 2G8
http://www.bfastudioarchitects.com

Urban West Architecture Inc. – Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name: Urban West Architecture Inc.

Organization Description:

Urban West Architecture is a small design-focused studio based in Vancouver, Canada. Our current work spans a variety of project types including custom homes, multi-family housing, mixed-use, and commercial projects. We have projects located throughout the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and along the Sea to Sky Corridor. To see our current work please visit:
Website: www.uwarchitecture.com
Instagram: www.instagram.com/urban_west_architecture/

Job Description:

We are looking for an Intern Architect with strong design and technical skills to join our Vancouver office. This is a permanent full time position. The candidate will be working directly with the Principal on all project aspects from start to finish.

Required qualifications and skills:
• Min. 1-2 years of experience working for a North America based Architecture firm preferably with a focus on multi-family light wood frame residential projects.
• Expertise in Autocad, Sketchup and Adobe CS Suite. (We do not use Revit at this time)
• Fluency in English and excellent oral and written communication skills are mandatory.
• Experience working with clients, coordinating consultants and communicating with local municipalities.
• Ability to develop design options with minimal direction
• Ability and interest in developing clear and thoughtful construction documents and details.
• Experience working with the BC building code, local zoning bylaws and Step Codes
• Experience in Contract Administration is a bonus
• Candidates must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Our office is located in the Armoury District near Granville Island. We offer a friendly, collaborative studio environment and support the growth of our staff. Compensation will be based on experience.

Contact Info:

Please send your cover letter, resume and PDF portfolio to info@uwarchitecture.com Attn: Justin Bennett, Architect AIBC Maximum 10 MB.

Thank you for your interest however please understand that due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only contact those eligible candidates for interviews.

Urban West Architecture – Intern Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Intern Architect

Level of Experience: Junior to Intermediate

Organization Name: Urban West Architecture

Organization Description:

Urban West Architecture is a small design-focused studio based in Vancouver, Canada. Our current work spans a variety of project types including custom homes, multi-family housing, mixed-use, and commercial projects. We have projects located throughout the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and along the Sea to Sky Corridor. To see our current work please visit our Website, www.uwarchitecture.com or Instagram, www.instagram.com/urban_west_architecture/

Job Description:

We are looking for an Intern Architect with strong design and technical skills to join our Vancouver office. This is a permanent full time position. The candidate will be working directly with the Principal on all project aspects from start to finish.

Required qualifications and skills:
• Min. 1-2 years of experience working for a North America based Architecture firm preferably with a focus on multi-family light wood frame residential projects.
• Expertise in Autocad, Sketchup and Adobe CS Suite. (We do not use Revit at this time)
• Fluency in English and excellent oral and written communication skills are mandatory.
• Experience working with clients, coordinating consultants and communicating with local municipalities.
• Ability to develop design options with minimal direction
• Ability and interest in developing clear and thoughtful construction documents and details.
• Experience working with the BC building code, local zoning bylaws and Step Codes
• Experience in Contract Administration is a bonus
• Candidates must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.
Our office is located in the Armoury District near Granville Island. We offer a friendly, collaborative studio environment and support the growth of our staff. Compensation will be based on experience.

Contact Info:

Please send your resume and PDF portfolio to info@uwarchitecture.com Attn: Justin Bennett, Architect AIBC Maximum 10 MB.

Thank you for your interest however please understand that due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only contact those eligible candidates for interviews.

DCYT Architecture – Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: DCYT Architecture

Organization Description:

DCYT Architecture is a small architectural practice in Vancouver, BC with projects ranging from healthcare, commercial, residential to interior design. In particular, DCYTA has grown to an architectural firm that specializes in both acute and non-acute healthcare projects. By working closely with our clients, consultants and contractors, DCYTA strives to create architectural solutions that meet client needs and satisfaction.

Job Description:

We are looking for a full-time architectural technologist to assist the principal from design, drawing production to construction administration.
– Architectural Technologists must be registered or eligible to register with AIBC.
– Applicants are expected to have a minimum of 5-10 years of working experience
– Healthcare experience would be an asset

Contact Info:

Please email your resume and salary expectation to admin@dcytarchitecture.ca.

Kilo Architecture Inc. – Senior Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Senior Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Kilo Architecture Inc.

Organization Description:

We recognize and value the tremendous physical beauty of the Pacific Northwest environment. It has its own palette of lighting, colour, and personality.

We derive inspiration from where we live, work, and play everyday. We seek to protect and enhance nature, while designing and building the indoor environments of those who live here.

KILO Architecture Offers Clients

Award-winning design skill.

Practiced and nuanced understanding of the regulatory environment and Building Code.

Excellent client skills. A deep listener, Keith has a gentle manner with clients, leading them through complex projects with calmness and serenity.

Strong relationships with builders. With experience in construction management, project management and hands-on building, KILO Architecture communicates effectively with construction managers and tradespeople about constraints and implementation issues.

Skilful use of advanced information technology through in-house software for advanced energy modelling, cost analysis, 3D-modelling and Building Information Modelling.

Job Description:

Kilo Architecture Inc., a professional Architectural design firm, is seeking a SENIOR BUILDING TECHNOLOGIST [senior or advanced intermediate] production person to handle technical documentation of building plan sets, complete with innovative and effective detailing. The perfect candidate for this role is someone who deeply understands building, is confident, bright, motivated, and educated; at the top of their game, with a desire to independently work closely with and contribute exceptional work to a fresh, rapidly expanding, eco-conscious and naturally inspired high end architecture firm. MUST be able to complete a drawing set independently, have an effective, productive and professional working relation with the Architects of the firm, and be driven by an inherent desire to produce and contribute meaningfully to top-of-the-line design.

Expectations:
Experience:
Senior: 10 years experience
Intermediate: 6 years experience
Software Proficiency: Expertise required in any or all of the following: Revit, Vectorworks, AutoCAD.
Position will be full time (35hrs/week) or part time if appropriate.
Starting Wage for the right candidate will be $50/ hour contract, $45/hr employed for Senior Technician, $40/hr contract; $35/hr employed for Intermediate Technician.

Contact Info:

Frances Lindner
Kilo Architecture
kiloarchoffice@gmail.com

Focus Architecture – Architectural Technologist

Position / Title Seeking: Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: Focus Architecture

Organization Description:

Focus Architecture is a well established, medium-sized architectural firm that specializes in multi-family and mixed use projects in wood frame and concrete throughout BC. Our office is located in Abbotsford.

Job Description:

We are seeking an Architectural Technologist or Intern Architect with 2-5 years of professional experience. You must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC. Successful applicant will possess:

• AutoCad and/or REVIT, Sketchup, and Photoshop skills
• Working knowledge of building construction and detailing
• Good understanding of BC Building Code requirements
• Consultant coordination experience
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

This is a full-time position with opportunities for growth for the right candidate. Candidates with multi-family project management experience are preferred. We offer competitive salary and a flexible work schedule with a balance of office hours and the opportunity to work from home. 

Contact Info:

Interested candidates may submit work samples and resume in PDF format to employment@focusai.ca No phone calls please.