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Senior Architectural Technologist

 

T.i. STUDIOS ARCHITECTURE Inc. is a Calgary-based architectural firm specializing in the design of commercial and industrial base building projects. A significant number of our projects focus on tenant interiors.  Our people are fundamental to our success and define who we are. We believe in fostering an atmosphere of knowledge growth, creativity, fun and teamwork to succeed together. With a collaborative approach, each member of our team has the opportunity to contribute. Given our diverse project and client portfolio, we provide our employees the exciting opportunity to gain real world knowledge and experience in their careers while working on a variety of projects throughout all project phases, from conception to completion!

 

Job Summary

The Senior Architectural Technologist plays a key role in our design team, reporting to the President.  This role is involved in the production of all aspects of a project, including schematic design, design development, construction documents and contract administration. Possessing passion and creativity in their profession, the successful candidate will have strong building envelope knowledge and a solid technical background including advanced AutoCAD and Revit experience.

Essential Job Duties

  • Work within a collaborative environment with the design team

  • Conduct peer-editing

  • Review and coordination of engineering drawings

  • Prepare development & building permit drawing & packages

  • Oversee application process for both development & building permits

  • Attend and manage independent site meetings with clients, conduct , site reviews and prepare site condition documentation

  • Drawing production accountability

  • Participate in design presentations and client meetings

  • Maintain effective and proactive client communications

  • Address DP comments without assistance

  • Address BP comments from municipality without assistance

  • Review shop drawings

  • Production of architectural drawings including plans, elevations and details for residential, commercial and industrial projects

  • Communicate with clients and construction teams to ensure accurate project details and deadlines

  • Communicate with various municipalities during the building permit process, construction and inspection stages of project

  • Zoning by-law research for a given municipality

  • Assist with training and evaluation of assigned architectural and design/drafting personnel

  • Prepare, review, and approve drawings

  • Prepare specifications, reports and related data tables

  • Extensive National Building Code knowledge to ensure project compliance

  • Perform basic architectural/engineering calculations

  • Liaison with design and drafting groups

Skill and Professional Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience in an Architectural Technologist role

  • Advanced technical understanding and proficiency in AutoCAD and REVIT required

  • Demonstrated experience creating working and detail drawings and 3D models

  • Thorough understanding of Building Code & Bylaws - ability to implement this information into Code reviews as applicable to each project

  • Advanced knowledge of the drawing production process

  • Advanced knowledge of building envelope and building science

  • Professional attitude, punctual, assertive and personable with strong attention to detail and a commitment to confidentiality

  • Experience with mechanical engineering including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc.

  • Ability to listen, speak and communicate effectively

  • Ability to work independently

  • Focused on accuracy and customer satisfaction

  • A proven track record of excellent communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills - ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

  • Proven experience mentoring and overseeing work of more junior staff ensuring accuracy and quality standards

  • Self-starter - ability to work in group or on an individual basis

 

Education Requirements

Post-secondary education in a recognized technical or architectural program

 

Key Interfaces

  • Clients

  • Internal project team

Working Conditions

  • Full-time position (may be combined with other job functions such as Plan Checker)

  • Office position, based out of Calgary, Alberta

  • Visual stress – extended periods of time spent at a desk viewing a computer monitor

To apply for this job, please email your cover letter and resume before March 27, 2021 to info@stickpeoplesolutions.com.  We thank all applicants for your interest.  Those selected for an interview will be contacted shortly.

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