Design Work Group Ltd.

Junior Interior Designer

compensation: $32,000-42,000
employment type: full-time
Project type: Single Family House

Do you love saving the day and helping your team meet or beat deadlines? Do you have an appreciation for and implementation of traditional and modern design? Proven ability to foster collaboration in the workplace, confidence with detailing building permit drawings and turn them into construction drawings in a timely manner? Are you mature and able to cope well with feedback and change? Do you take pride in your ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and beat deadlines? Do you love being a part of someone’s dream home creation? Then this job may be for you!

We are looking are looking for someone with proficiency in Revit and MS Office suite, a helpful, assertive attitude, training in interior design are required. Please send your resume and portfolio to info@designworkgroup.biz.

Thanks for reading!

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Design Work Group Ltd.

Junior Architectural Technologist/Designer

compensation: $32,000 – 42,000
employment type: full-time
Project type: Single Family House

Do you know how to take building permit drawings and turn them into detailed construction drawings? Do you enjoy collaborating with a fun team, helping them meet or beat deadlines? Do you yearn to be mentored by an experienced designer to give your career a kick-start? Do you love high end single family houses? Well look no more!

We are looking are looking for someone with proficiency in Revit and MS Office suite, a helpful, assertive attitude, training in architectural design are required. Please send your resume and portfolio to info@designworkgroup.biz.

Please include in your experience with:

  1. Understanding BC Building Code Part 9
  2. Municipal Zoning Bylaws
  3. Passive House Training, Energy Modeling and an advanced understanding of high performance building envelope design and detailing is a major asset.
  4. Lumion 3D rendering skills
  5. Mandarin
  6. Client coordination

Thanks for reading!

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Design Work Group Ltd.

Senior Interior Design Lead

Single Family House Interior Design

Do you have 10+ years’ interior design experience with excellent client management skills and technical aptitude? An appreciation for and implementation of traditional and modern design? Proven ability to foster collaboration in the workplace, confidence with clients and ability to manage a team to ensure timely delivery of milestones? Are you mature and able to cope well with feedback and change? Are you willing to stretch beyond your comfort zones to participate in fun activities and challenges? Do you take pride in your ability to manage multiple projects and beat deadlines? What if we told you the money you save the company through efficient management of projects would be shared with you and your team? Do you love creating dream home interiors and mentoring young up and coming superstar designers? Then this job may be for you!

Please send us your resume, portfolio and any references or recommendation letters to info@designworkgroup.biz. We will contact you for an interview if we feel your background is a good fit.

 

Kasian

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Project Administrator
Vancouver

Kasian is one of the largest fully integrated architecture, planning, and interior design firms in Canada.  With a network of offices on several continents, we have global reach.  Our projects are driven by inspired thinking, which infuses our culture, our interaction with clients and the spaces we create.  Our buildings seamlessly combine function and form to work better for people.  They have a story to tell.  As a result, they have won awards for excellence in design and achieving top marks for sustainability. 

Are you looking for a career that draws on your first-rate coordination and organizational skills?  Do you have an interest in architecture?

You will be an integral part of our project administration team in our Vancouver office. You will work with your Project Manager (PM) to ensure projects run smoothly.  This will include liaising with external consultants, clients, and contractors.  With experience in a fast-paced environment, you will provide an outstanding proactive approach that responds to all the needs of your team.

As an effective contributor, you will support your team with meeting coordination, maintaining accurate project documentation, contract administration, and project accounting.   Preference will be given to candidates with specific experience in architecture, interior design, engineering, or construction.

Have we sparked your interest?   Please apply by visiting our website at www.kasian.com/careers

 

 

Derek Venter Architectural Design (DVAD)

Position / Title Seeking:
Intern Architect or Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Description:
DVAD is a full service, design-focused architecture and interior design firm established in 2008 and located in Whistler, British Columbia. Our design team draws from a wide range of international education and professional experience to integrate the best of emerging European and North American design and construction principles in our work.

Our projects range from single- and multi-family residential projects to commercial renovations of restaurants, retail units, offices, fitness centres and hotels. The common qualities in our projects are an emphasis on low-energy building envelopes and mechanical systems and durable structures and materials. In recent years, we have focused our attention most closely on highly energy-efficient, sustainable residential design.

At DVAD, we focus strongly on creating buildings that suit the environmental, social and natural context of the site. Our design process involves rigorous testing of construction principles to apply the best new methods in creating durable, energy efficient and economical solutions to meet our clients’ needs now and in the future.

www.dvad.ca for more information.

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Work on all phases of projects from Schematic Design through Construction.
  • Know, understand, and learn Building Codes and specific municipal bylaws and guidelines.
  • Consult directly with clients from project inception to completion.
  • Coordinate with other consultants on the project.
  • Prepare and manage Development Permit and Building Permit applications.

Desired qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in an architecture office environment, preferably in Canada.
  • Masters Degree in Architecture or Bachelors Degree in Architectural Science/ Technology.
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.
  • Strong design and graphic sensibility.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency in Revit.
  • A working knowledge of timber frame construction principles.
  • Previous training in Passive House principles and calculations is an asset.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud suite (photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • Experience in other modelling/ visualisation software like Rhino and V-Ray is an asset.
  • Self-motivated, willing to take initiative and a critical thinker.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Contact Info:
Please send your cover letter, resume and portfolio in a PDF or link to info@dvad.org

We thank all applicants for their submissions. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Francl Architecture

Position / Title Seeking:
Intermediate / Senior Architects

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

ENGAGE. EVOLVE. ENRICH

The creative and intelligent evolution of both the design process and the craft of architecture guides our work. The depth of our engagement with clients, users and stakeholders generates sophisticated responses to the unique constellation of social, cultural and environmental concerns of each project.

We thrive on the challenge to design and realize a genuinely modern, livable, and sustainable built environment. Our insight and expertise, gained over two decades of producing professionally recognized projects, ensures efficient and elegant buildings attuned to their own unique context and conditions.

While knowledgeable about and experienced with sustainable metrics such as Living Building Challenge, LEED, and ASHRAE, we align ourselves first and foremost with the core principles behind these systems. We continually reappraise our practices to develop new strategies that promote the health and well-being of occupants and the responsible management of resources.

Job Description:
We are looking for two intermediate to senior level Architects or Architectural Graduates to join our firm. We work in a studio environment as collaborative teams with individuals taking responsibility for projects from design to completion.

The ideal candidates should be familiar with or proficient in Revit and AutoCad. A minimum of 5-10 years post graduate experience is required, with 3 years of local experience. AIBC registrants will be preferred. She/he should be a self-motivated team member to participate in our successful and growing firm.

The current project portfolio includes infrastructure projects, recreational and institutional buildings as well as mixed-use commercial / residential projects. The firm has a strong commitment to sustainable design and has completed buildings at LEED silver, gold and platinum levels.

We offer a medical/dental benefits package for all employees.

Please email resumes to office@franclarchitecture.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Contact Info:
office@franclarchitecture.com

Formline Architecture

FORM

Formline Architecture is a small award-winning firm committed to developing project solutions that reflect the local cultural and natural landscape. We specialize in First Nations, educational, and wood architecture with a proven success in combining cultural sensitivity and environmental responsibility through innovative and responsive design solutions.

Intermediate to Senior Level Architect with a flair for presentation

We are seeking an intermediate architect with a minimum of 7 years’ work experience in an architectural firm.  This individual must be fully experienced in all phases of the project from Schematic design through to Contract Documents including Construction Administration. We are also seeking someone with a good eye for presentation with the ability to generate 3D renderings, and clear and concise diagrams.

Responsibilities include working closely with the principal architect from schematic design, design development, through construction completion. This position encompasses the following requirements:

  • Resourceful, creative thinking team player with excellent communication skills– both verbal and written
  • Proven understanding of and willingness to work on all phases of the Project
  • Desire to work in a highly collaborative creative environment
  • Manage and organize construction documents
  • Liaising with sub consultants
  • Experience with AUTOCAD or REVIT, Excel, Word, Photoshop, illustrator, InDesign and Sketchup or Rhino
  • Experience in Heavy timber and wood frame construction
  • Experience in rain screen envelope detailing
  • Experience with the BC Building Code 2012
  • An Excellent sense of graphics and the ability to clearly communicate design concepts and story board and organize presentations
  • Familiar with LEED standards and being registered as a LEED AP will be an asset

Please email resumes, references and portfolios electronically to info@formline.ca  and convince us why you are the right person for our small firm.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Meiklejohn Architectural Design Studio Inc.

Position / Title Seeking:
Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Description:
 Established in 1953 as a full-service practice, Meiklejohn Architectural Design Studio Inc. is renowned for its design of a wide range of building types and sizes, including educational, health care and civic projects throughout British Columbia. We are committed to sustainable architecture and several projects have received LEED Gold certification. The firm is located in downtown Penticton and is currently seeking Architectural Technologists.

Job Description:
The qualified candidates will have experience with an understanding of:
• Zoning bylaws and official community plans.
• Rezoning, Development Permit and Building Permit application drawings.
• Building envelope concepts and detailing.
• Multi family Residential, commercial and mixed-use projects.
• Wood-frame, steel and concrete construction systems and detailing.
• BC Building Code Parts 3 and 9.
• Ability to work with a team and be a team leader
• Proficient in AutoCAD (LT) and Revit
• Registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia

Contact Info:
For more company information please visit our website at www.meiklejohn.ca.
Email your resume to Cal Meiklejohn: cal@meiklejohn.ca

Major Global Interior Inc.

Position / Title Seeking:
Intermediate Interior Designer

Level of Experience:
Intermediate

Organization Description:

Major Interiors Inc. has an exciting opportunity for a designer to be part of our talented Design department. In this role, you will be expected to develop high caliber creative interior environments to meet the requirements of our premium luxury high-end clients. You will bring with you a solid background in the understanding of global luxury living on an international scale and to have the ability to take direction from the Director and Senior staff. You will also bring with you enthusiasm to learn and develop a comprehensive understanding of our various products and be able to communicate their attributes to our clients.

Core Responsibilities:

• Work closely with the department Director to create and develop design solutions to meet client requirements
• Participate as a proactive team member to further team and project goals
• Generate elevations and design details to assist in the development of interior renderings
• Generate comprehensive construction drawing package including millwork details and specifications package
• Attend site meetings and produce site reports to document discussions and decisions
• Ability to co-ordinate and manage multiple ongoing projects at various stages
• Provide support to sales staff in generating project proposals developed in Photoshop/Illustrator/PowerPoint

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be proficient with AutoCAD or equivalent
• Ability to use Photoshop, Illustrator MS office, Excel, PowerPoint
• Proficiency in a rendering program 3D Studio Max, Revit, Sketch-up, or other.
• Must have degree or certificate in Interior Design or Interior Architecture; professional registration is a plus
• 2-4 years experience in creating high caliber luxury interiors for residential homes
• Excellent communication skills; both verbally and written
• Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure demanding environment
• Strong time management; ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines

Contact Info:
info@majorinteriors.ca

MGBA

Technologist

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

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

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

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

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

MGBA

Project Manager / Project Architect

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

MGBA

Intern Architect

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

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

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

Job Description:
MGBA’s Vancouver office is looking for an Intern Architect who is interested in gaining a wide range of architectural experience.  Your responsibilities will include design, drawing production, consultant coordination, and contract administration.  You can demonstrate strong organizational skills, are able to work independently and as a member of a larger team, and enjoy learning and growing through the practice of architecture.  Proficiency with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office is a must. Experience with Vectorworks, Sketchup, Revit and other modeling/rendering software is highly desired.  You must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

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

Robert Turecki Architect Inc.

Position / Title Seeking:
Intern Architect/Technologist

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Job Description:
Robert Turecki Architect Inc. is looking for an intern architect or applied science technologist to assist on a variety of projects including mixed use commercial/residential, industrial and duplex renovations. Candidates must have their own work space and be proficient in CAD.

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

Please email resumes and project portfolio to robertturecki@gmail.com. Salary commensurate with experience.

HCMA Architecture + Design

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WE’RE LOOKING FOR A NUMBERS GURU

HCMA Architecture + Design is redefining what a traditional architectural practice is, and the role of the Architect in society by asking, “How do we achieve our maximum positive impact? This is something we will never know until we question and explore what’s possible—for the firm, our work and the communities we work and live in.

We’re looking for someone to assist our accounting department with project and corporate financing, to keep accounting tasks on track and accurately recorded. We need someone who enjoys the rigour of consistent performance and takes pride in staying on top of tasks.

We are seeking a passionate team player, someone whose drive exceeds a defined set of relevant qualifications. If you are well suited for this ACCOUNTING CLERK position, you will be asked to undertake the following tasks:

  • Day to day management of all payment cycle activities and efficient client service
  • Track, process and reconcile payments and expenditures, including invoices, statements, cheques, employee reimbursements, credit cards etc, in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Ensure correct approval, sorting, coding and matching of invoices/receipts
  • Petty cash maintenance
  • The maintenance and organization of vendor filings system
  • Archiving project admin/accounting files
  • Assisting Project Accountant with following up on past due accounts and compiling disbursement support
  • Assisting Controller in other duties as required

You have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Self-directed, highly motivated, reliable
  • Thorough understanding of accounting concepts
  • Proficient in using Quick Books, Excel, and Word
  • Experience in project accounting or working with Ajera will be considered an asset
  • A high level of accuracy working with numbers
  • Good interpersonal and organization skills
  • Ability to set priorities effectively
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion and to protect confidential and sensitive information

 

If you feel you have what it takes to own this role in our studio, SHOW US.

Email careers@hcma.ca with a statement on why you are right for our team by May 15, 2017.  Convince us you’re the kind of person who is highly organized and detail orientated yet retains, and that we’d be foolish not to hire you.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted, no phone calls or drop-ins please.

HCMA Architecture + Design

Chris Dikeakos Architects

Position / Title Seeking:
Project Architect

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Description:
Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc. (CDA) is an award winning Architectural Firm dedicated to excellence and the highest level of expertise in both professional and personal service. CDA has transformed skylines spanning broadly over the West Coast with a portfolio that consists of some of the most impressive buildings in North America including Hotel, Casino, Commercial and Office projects.

CDA is also actively involved in master planning, site capacity studies, urban design, and rezoning work for a wide variety of client groups and project types. This approach has earned us numerous awards for our projects including The Jewel, The Murano and Solo District. We invite strong candidates to become part of our Burnaby team.

Job Description:
Our firm is currently seeking an intermediate level project architect for our Burnaby office to support the firm’s continued growth.

Our project architects are involved in all design and technical aspects of projects from the schematic design phase through to contract administration and typically oversee the whole process with guidance from a Principal. You will have a leadership role in coordinating the project team, consultants, and the client as well as liaising with authorities having jurisdiction to meet project objectives. Additionally, you will utilize your robust technical knowledge to produce detailed design and project documentation.

You hold a recognized degree in architecture coupled with a minimum of 5+ years of experience with projects of a range of building types, most importantly multi-use hi-rise development.

Additionally you are licenced architect with AIBC and other jurisdictions considered an asset. LEED AP credential is also considered and asset. In-depth experience with Revit is essential as well as working knowledge of AutoCad, Sketchup, Bluebeam and other design software is considered a plus.

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

Taylor Kurtz Architecture + Design Inc.

Position / Title Seeking:
Architect AIBC

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name: Taylor Kurtz Architecture + Design Inc.

Organization Description:
Taylor Kurtz is a young innovative architectural and interior design firm located in Vancouver. We are a small firm of 18 people with a passion for high quality, innovative design while providing our clients with exceptional personal service. We are a modernist practice and our work covers a wide range of project types including Government, Recreational, Commercial, Residential, Industrial, Institutional and Interiors.

We have recently secured a number of very exciting projects that we are looking for talented team members as well as team leaders to bring on at the outset.

Job Description:
The successful applicant will possess:
• Min 5 years industry experience
• Have strong skills in all aspects of architectural practice
• Excellent design skills and the proven ability to execute design ideas into built form with technical excellence.
• A desire for a long term position with growth potential
• Experience in BIM documentation desirable (preferably Revit)
• LEED accreditation (desirable)

Contact Info:
Please send resumes to mail@taylorkurtz.com in pdf format. Please no mail or telephone enquiries.
Our Website is www.taylorkurtz.com

Taylor Kurtz Architecture + Design Inc.

Position / Title Seeking:
Technologist

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Description:
Taylor Kurtz is a young award winning architectural and interior design firm located in Vancouver. We are a small firm of 18 people with a passion for high quality, innovative design while providing our clients with exceptional personal service. We are a modernist practice and our work covers a wide range of project types including Government, Recreational, Commercial, Residential, Industrial, Institutional and Interiors.

We have recently secured a number of very exciting projects that we are looking for talented team members as well as team leaders to bring on at the outset.

Job Description:
We are currently searching for Senior Architectural Technologists with a passion for creating buildings with high technical standards while realizing and maintaining a consistently high design quality.
While we are looking for people who are specifically suited to our immediate needs we are also searching for individuals who exhibit an interest and potential for future leadership positions in our firm. Applicants should have proven experience in the design development, documentation and management of projects from inception to completion.
The successful applicant will possess:
• Min 10 years industry experience
• Have excellent technical skills in concrete, steel and wood construction documentation.
• The proven ability to execute design ideas into built form with technical excellence.
• Contract Administration Experience
• A desire for a long term position with growth potential
• Experience in BIM documentation desirable (preferably Revit)
• LEED accreditation (desirable)

Contact Info:
Please send resumes to mail@taylorkurtz.com in pdf format. Please no mail or telephone enquiries.

Our Website is www.taylorkurtz.com

The City of Kelowna

Planner Specialist
Urban Design/Public Art Management/Project Management

The City of Kelowna is seeking an experienced and multi-talented individual to join us in leading the development of a safe, vibrant and sustainable City.  By creating high quality public spaces, constructing resilient and sustainable infrastructure, and commissioning art pieces that evoke a rich sense of space, the City will build strong communities.

We are looking for a talented and committed individual to lead a variety of urban design projects and the public art program within our multi-disciplinary infrastructure planning team.  Broad experience in the built environment, facilities planning, urban design, and sustainable construction practices will be fundamental to leadership in the planning of civic spaces that support the City vision.  Detailed experience working with artists on large scale public art installations will also be necessary, in order to progress the active public art program.  You will lead projects through planning and design phases in a wide spectrum of locations and uses.

Applicants must hold a university degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture (either preferred), or a related discipline, and should be eligible for registration with either the BCSLA as a landscape architect, or the AIBC as an architect (preferred) or intern.

Applicants should clearly demonstrate experience in:

  • Understanding the human scale in the public realm,
  • Public art,
  • Design and critique of urban places and landscape architecture,
  • Managing consultants,
  • Assessing project budgets,
  • Consulting with the public with diplomacy, through a variety of formats,
  • Working with public officials, Municipal governments and other jurisdictions.

Applicants must be skilled in:

  • Analyzing project needs and risks, and planning requirements,
  • Working with artists to achieve successful installations,
  • Writing reports, project scopes, terms of reference, RFPs,
  • Presenting to City Council, committees, other organizations, and the public,
  • Understanding of Municipal Bylaws and BC Building Code,
  • Using graphics/presentation software such as InDesign, Photoshop and PowerPoint, and (preferably) AutoCAD or equivalent.

This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and starts at $37.77 per hour with a 5-step progression to $43.33 per hour including a competitive benefits and pension package. We offer progressive employment practices and a great work environment.  Join us at an exciting time in the development of Kelowna, and help mould the City you live in to become the best mid-sized City in North America.Apply online at kelowna.ca/careers by May 1, 2017.

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

Hearth Architectural Inc.

Position / Title Seeking:
Intern Architect and/or Building Technologist

Level of Experience:
Intermediate

Organization Description:
Hearth Architectural Inc. is a small but busy firm working in a wide variety of project types ranging from custom single family houses, mixed use commercial/residential, heritage renovations and developments, multi-family residential and tenant improvements. Our work philosophy includes a strong commitment to a work life balance. If you are looking to re-calibrate your life and find a place that is hard working during the work hours and personal time is maintained, Hearth Architectural may be the right place for you.

Positions:
Intermediate level Intern Architect and/or Building Technologist

-Local experience approximately 5-15 years with understanding of Building Codes and Zoning bylaws
-All phases of project documentation delivery
-Strong skill set for building envelope detailing
-Understanding, commitment and delivery of accurate and detailed documentation and design
-Good communication skills both verbal and written
-Computer skills to include Revit and PC based computer environment with standard Microsoft Office software
-A good sense of humour

Contact Info:
We thank all applicants providing us your time and interest and will contact qualified candidates.

Please forward a cover letter and resume to: info@hearthworks.ca

Urban West Architecture Inc.

Position / Title Seeking:
Junior – Intermediate Building Technologist

Level of Experience:
Intermediate

Organization Description:
Urban West Architecture Inc. was founded in 2016 by Justin Bennett following 15 years working with several noteworthy architectural firms throughout North America. UWA is a design focused studio with offices located in both Vancouver and Victoria. Our current work spans a variety of project types including custom single family residences, urban infill town homes, condominiums, commercial buildings, interiors and renovations. We have projects located throughout the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and Whistler. Our design process is highly collaborative – we work closely with developers, contractors and trades people early in the design process in order to provide intelligent and economic design solutions for our clients. We listen closely to our clients’ needs and work tirelessly to help them achieve their goals. Our architecture is inspired by modernist design and our beautiful west coast landscape – we strive for our projects to create a strong sense of place and serve their surrounding communities.

Job Description:
We are looking for an Intermediate Building Technologist to join our 3 person Vancouver office. This position would involve the following:

+ Working directly with a Principal on all phases of each project
+ Assist in developing projects from concept design to completion
+ Production of development permit and building permit drawings

+ Production of project graphics and sketchup modelling
+ Coordination with local municipalities
+ Coordination with consultants

This is an exciting opportunity to become a member of a newly established design studio and help shape our direction as we move forward. This is a contract position with the potential to lead into a full time salaried position.

Required qualifications include:
+ min. 2+ years of experience working for an Architecture firm

+ BCIT graduates preferred
+ Experience preparing BP and DP drawings
+ Familiarity with light wood frame construction and building detailing
+ Working knowledge of the BCBC and VBBL
+ Excellent communication skills
+ Autocad, Sketchup and Adobe CS Suite required

Contact Info:
Apply with PDF resumes and portfolios only to:
Justin Bennett, Architect AIBC
info@uwarchitecture.com
Maximum 5 MB.

Our website is currently under construction so please reference my linked in page for further information on our firm and background.

No drop ins please and understand that due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only contact those eligible candidates for interviews

Endall Elliot Associates

Endall Elliot Associates    Architecture    Urban Design

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

Intermediate – Senior Level Architect or Designer

 We are looking for a talented Intermediate – Senior Level Designer with 8 -10 years of Canadian work experience to assume a project leadership role on a complex mixed use / high rise residential development. Strong design skills and experience in the rezoning and development permit processes is essential.

The successful candidates will have:

  • Strong conceptual design and design development skills, rooted in a comprehensive understanding of building technology.
  • Good experience in construction documentation and approval processes
  • Effective organizational and communication skills
  • Mid-rise and high rise residential experience
  • Fluency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite & Sketch-up
  • LEED Accreditation and REVIT skills (preferred)

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

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

ZAS Architects + Interiors

Position / Title Seeking:
Intermediate Architectural Graduate or Intermediate Interior Designer

Level of Experience:
Junior to Intermediate

Organization Description (Optional): ZAS is currently seeking an Architectural Graduate or Intermediate Interior Designer to join our Vancouver office and grow with us. Current and prospective Vancouver office projects are almost exclusively commercial / institutional tenant improvements including projects in the Social Purpose sector. For an intermediate candidate we offer unique opportunities to develop skills in client relationships, team management, site work and business development. To learn more about our firm, please visit our website at www.zasa.com

Some of our projects currently in development:
https://bcartscape.ca/our-projects/268-keefer-street
http://www.radiussfu.com/radius-ventures-service-partner-network

To qualify for this position, you need to possess:

  • Residence within commuting distance to downtown Vancouver, BC – remote applicants will not be considered.
  • Strong design, graphic and presentation skills including the ability to translate ideas from sketch to detailed drawings.
  • Experience (min. 2 year post-graduation) in an architectural office environment.
  • Experience in significant project phases from concept through completion.
  • Experience with tenant improvements.
  • Experience using AutoCAD 2013 (or above) software.
  • Understanding of BC Building Code, Vancouver Building Code Bylaws and basic building envelope concepts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member, and to incorporate direction well.
  • Well-developed problem solving skills and the ability to think creatively.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work within project constraints.
  • A desire to gain real-world skills that will aid you throughout your career.

Job Description:
Team members work on all phases focusing on design development of projects through production of drawings, construction administration, site review and project close-out.
You will work independently on specific tasks and as part of a project team. We will expect you to ask questions, communicate with your team members and organize your own work to meet goals. We encourage each of our members to work independently towards individual professional goals in a team environment.
Our ideal candidate will be either an Architectural Graduate with a Master’s Degree in Architecture or an Interior Designer from a CIDA accredited (or equivalent) post-secondary institution with a minimum Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design.
We are looking for a talented and well-rounded individual who enjoys both the design and technical sides of Interior Design and Architecture.

Contact Info: Please email your resume and a sample of your portfolio (5 MB max.) with INTERMEDIATE in the subject line to Matt Hessey mhessey@zasa.com and Leigh Collyer lcollyer@zasa.com

Fraser Health Authority

Bring your comprehensive knowledge of health care planning and construction to this exciting role!  As Project Manager with Lower Mainland Facilities Management located at Lion’s Gate Hospital in North Vancouver.  The successful applicant will be working on projects across the Coastal Community of Care, you will be involved in planning, coordination, development and delivery of small to medium sized construction projects from strategic planning phases to construction implementation. Projects may include residential care and hospices, clinical projects, equipment installation projects, infrastructure replacement or upgrade projects and other similar work.  Your key responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinate and develop project business cases for assigned projects, documentation of the project charter, identifying functional requirements, scope and design concepts, reviewing budgets and implementation planning schedules;
  • Coordinate and prepare pre-approval project planning and construction schedules, project budgets and project data in conjunction with the Planning and Projects Team;
  • Application of evidence-based design and LEAN Principles for assigned projects or initiatives;
  • Develop the planning and design of facilities and/or renovations, including project scope, design concept and development and project implementation plans; coordinates other assigned projects;
  • Coordinate drawings and specifications for smaller projects produced by outside architectural and engineering consultants; manage design teams and other planners and stakeholders in the Organizations regarding project scope development and approvals processes and project implementation when assigned; prepares project feasibility studies.

As the successful candidate, you have a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering or Urban Planning and a professional designation, supplemented with five to seven years’ recent related experience in facilities/capital project planning, design and management working with complex, multi-disciplinary facility projects, and progressive experience in a management or leadership strategic planning role, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

You excel at working independently as well as in collaboration with others, and are adept in your knowledge of project management principles and methodologies.  Skills in stakeholder engagement and strong communication are required.

If you are interested in this particular Project Manager opportunity or others, please apply online at careers.fraserhealth.ca  using the competition number 1079467.  If this is your first time applying for a position, please create your profile.  There are positions available in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley under other competition numbers (1079668, 1076981, 1072973, 1078590, 1072617, 1052655).

Architecture49 Inc.

Architecture49 Inc. – Intermediate to Senior Architect

Sports and Recreation Specialist

Transportation/Industrial Specialist

 Architecture49 Inc. (A49) is a preferred business partner of WSP.  WSP is a Canadian engineering and architectural consulting leader, providing a full range of professional services including Buildings, Infrastructure, Transportation, Environmental, Energy, Industrial, Telecommunications and Architecture field.  WSP is a publically listed company with offices worldwide.

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Organizational DESCRIPTION

  • Architecture49 is a growing firm with promising career opportunities for talented people. Our offices, situated from coast to coast across Canada, house a diverse and accomplished group of architects, interior designers, technologists, landscape architects, and support staff, and we are always looking for new people to enrich our team.
  • At A49, we foster friendly, open working environments where employees can thrive on congenial collaboration. We seek meaningful projects where we can build on our focused expertise and impact the communities in which we work. We strive to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues. We recognize the quality, motivation and commitment of our employees and celebrate their achievements.
  • The Vancouver office is a leader in the design of Sports and Recreation, Transportation, and Industrial facilities. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a share purchase program and RRSP matching program. We value work-life balance and support various fitness and social initiatives.
  • Architecture49 has an immediate opportunity for the position of “Intermediate Architect” in our Vancouver office. The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

 

Responsibilities

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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To apply for this position, please refer to our website at: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MMM&cws=51&rid=5713

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

Gustavson Wylie Architects Inc.

 

Positions:
Assistant / 3-D Renderer

Gustavson Wylie Architects Inc. is a medium sized architectural firm specializing in corporate, institutional, commercial, tenant improvements and multi-use construction.  We currently have an opening for an Administrative Assistant or 3-D Renderer.  Applicants should have exceptional organizational skills and be able to work independently and as a member of our team.  Individuals with some experience in 3d Max, Rhino, Revit, Google Sketch-up, AutoCAD, Grasshopper, Photoshop and Adobe In-Design Experience are preferred.  This is an entry level position but applicants with a minimum of 2 years of Post Secondary Education is required.

Resumes may be faxed, delivered or emailed to:

Gustavson Wylie Architects Inc.
4th Floor-576 Seymour St. Vancouver, B.C., V6B 3K1
Fax: (604) 687-4203
email: careers@gwa.ca

No telephone inquiries please.

Salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications.  We thank all applicants but only those short listed will be contacted.

Parallel Group Operations Inc.

Senior Project Coordinator
Company:  Parallel Group Operations Inc.
Position:  Senior Project Coordinator
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Vancouver, BC
Salary: Competitively based on candidate’s experience.
Resumes to be submitted to company website:www.parallelgroup.com/about-us/careers                

At Parallel Group, we are dedicated to the advancement of technology and its contribution to architecture and engineering. That’s what makes us unique.  We find the greatest access to providing that contribution is through focus on the quality of the drawings & details we produce, and our enjoyment comes from our success. Quality is why our clients come to us, and our commitment to them through experience of working with us is why they come back. Our success has resulted in an increasing volume and complexity of work leading us to look for a Senior Project Coordinator to join our team.

Working on the west end of Gastown, close to public transit, you will be part of a company that strongly supports the development of its people by assisting them in the advancement of their careers through ongoing training and education. Our core values include quality service, supporting the growth of our people, and enjoying the team you work with. If this sounds like you, we want to talk to you about being part of our team!

Senior Project Coordinator: Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and / or lead simultaneous projects
  • Schedule and organize teams and resources on simultaneous projects
  • Review and assess content and completeness of drawings to meet our quality standards
  • Review and assess project progress against budgets and timelines
  • Lead and participate in the generation of architectural drawing packages and Revit models
  • Develop and manage relationships with clients, consultants, municipalities, and contractors
  • Attend and organize meetings with clients, consultants and contractors
  • Resolve complex design and technical challenges
  • Mentor, coach and develop the team

Senior Project Coordinator: Skills and Attributes

  • A Degree in Architecture / Technology
  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the AIBC
  • Minimum 10+ years’ architectural experience working on large and small projects
  • Proven experience with BCBC and VBBL
  • Comprehensive project design experience from programming through to detailing
  • Experience in multiple building typologies including residential (single and multi), commercial, retail interior projects, and renovation & renewals
  • Experience with multiple construction systems including wood, steel and concrete
  • Municipal and consultant coordination experience
  • Strong understanding of building envelope, construction assemblies, and an ability to prepare associated detailing
  • Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD
  • An eye for graphics and a desire to create beautiful drawings
  • Self-motivated, with a willingness to learn and continue upgrading technical knowledge
  • Strong leadership ability; enjoys collaborating with others on projects
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Passionate appreciation for architectural designs and drawings
  • Service and client/customer orientated

Cascadia Architects

Position
Intern Architect

Level of Experience
Intermediate

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Cascadia Architects

Position
Architectural Technologist

Level of Experience
Intermediate / Senior

Cascadia Architects are seeking an intermediate to senior architectural technologist with experience in production of construction drawings and contract administration for a range of project types including commercial and institutional renovation; mixed-use commercial residential; and custom residential.

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

Candidate Skill Requirements
We seek a skilled Architectural Technologist with a solid foundation of experience in drawing production, construction detailing, and contract administration. Candidates will have:

  • Certificate/Degree/Diploma in Architecture / Architectural Technology.
  • Proficiency in Revit, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Design Suite.
  • Understanding of combustible / non-combustible construction systems and detailing including building envelope design.
  • Experience creating thorough, high quality sets of construction documents, with excellent design and graphic skills.
  • Working knowledge of the BCBC.
  • The ability to manage time well and work towards deadlines. Be self-motivated and diligent.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with fluency in English and valid work status in Canada.
  • Experience working in the context of multidisciplinary project teams.

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

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

 

NSDA Architects

Position / Title Seeking:
Intermediate Technologist

Level of Experience:
Intermediate

Organization Description:
NSDA Architects is an award winning Vancouver firm located in historic Gastown. NSDA Architects has a 30 year history of design excellence and a wide diversity of architectural commissions. We are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

Job Description:
• 5 to 10 years relevant experience
• Strong design, communication, and technical skills
• Vectorworks experience preferred and considered an asset
• 3D abilities required (Sketchup, Vectorworks, Artlantis, etc.)
• Contract administration / site experience preferred
• Registered with the AIBC or eligible for registration in British Columbia
• Salary commensurate with experience

Contact Info:
Contact Info: Please forward a cover letter, resume and a brief portfolio in pdf format, to:

hr@nsda.bc.ca or dbuculei@nsda.bc.ca

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

For more information on our firm please visit our website at www.nsda.bc.ca

NSDA Architects

Position / Title Seeking:
Intermediate Architect

Organization Description:
NSDA Architects is an award winning Vancouver firm located in historic Gastown. NSDA Architects has a 30 year history of design excellence and a wide diversity of architectural commissions. We are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

Job Description:
• 6 to 10 years of relevant experience
• Proven leadership skills, including strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Possess exceptional design, technical and communication skills
• Vectorworks experience preferred and considered an asset
• LEED accreditation an asset
• Registered with the AIBC or eligible for registration in British Columbia
• Salary commensurate with experience

Contact Info:
Please forward a cover letter, resume and a brief portfolio in pdf format, to:

hr@nsda.bc.ca or dbuculei@nsda.bc.ca

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

For more information on our firm please visit our website at www.nsda.bc.ca