Architectural Technologist

Calgary, Vancouver


Who we are

As a leading Canadian architectural practice, Zeidler designs meaningful spaces that contribute to community and deliver lasting value. With offices in Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria, we offer full architectural and interior design services.  

Propelled by curiosity and driven by human connection, our creative process is based on cultivating the potential of our team. We nurture our expertise through mentorship and continuous learning. We listen to, consider, and build on each other’s ideas to develop thoughtful solutions that address complex challenges.

Our award-winning work spans a broad range of sectors including academic, healthcare, residential, mixed-use, commercial, cultural and civic. As we continue to grow our national practice, we are seeking talented individuals who embrace creative, passionate, and forward-thinking approaches to join our dynamic team. 

What we are seeking

The Architectural Technologist provides leadership and guidance to team members in the production of all aspects of a project including schematic design, design development, working drawings, construction administration and team coordination. The successful applicant will bring passion, leadership and creativity to the role. The successful candidate will have design experience and a solid technical background including demonstrated ability to work in Revit, AutoCAD and 3D modeling software. Our current portfolio of work includes local and international work in healthcare, innovative office design and urban residential with a focus on sustainable design. Commencement of the positions is immediate.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Review and communicate current project status to the Partner in Charge/Project Manager at regular intervals
  • Work with the team to ensure project success as measured by client satisfaction, work quality, profitability, and fostering team professionalism and collaboration
  • Work with the design team to identify specific design objectives, complex features and possible solutions
  • Work with the design team to develop detailed design concepts and translate them into design development documents
  • Lead team members and actively participate in the preparation of drawing packages for various permit submissions and/or construction
  • Coordinate consultant teams
  • Liaise with clients and Approving Authorities
  • Prepare project code analysis
  • Attend and lead meetings with clients and/or consultants, as required
  • Review drawings for Building Science accuracy, consultant coordination and compliance with local building codes and city bylaw requirements prior to submissions
  • Coordinate project tendering
  • Lead product research including building components and systems
  • Attend site meetings, complete shop drawing review and provide contract administration support, as required

What you will bring

  • Architectural Technologist Diploma or related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • 5–10+ years related experience in the production of contract documents
  • Experience with industrial tenant improvement projects would be considered an asset
  • Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD
  • Experience in a variety of building types including commercial, residential, institutional, retail, healthcare and/or hospitality
  • Proficiency in Building Code, Specification, Building Science and Construction Contracts
  • Experience in Contract Administration forms and procedures
  • LEED® AP or knowledge of LEED Guidelines preferred
  • Strong conceptual and design skills
  • Strong working knowledge of project design process, programming, planning, creative detailing, specifications, and building systems
  • Experience in coordinating project teams
  • 3D rendering and sketch-up skills an asset

If you are a motivated, creative, and inspired individual who has the ambition to grow and enjoys working in a collaborative, exciting, and fast-paced environment surrounded by challenging opportunities, we would like to hear from you! Please apply now or send your resume to

Benefits + Perks

Zeidler believes in a work life balance and valuing our people with benefits like:

  • PATO Days – enjoy an extra day off on long weekends
  • Flexible hours 
  • Mentorship and continuous learning 
  • Social events 
  • Competitive compensation and benefits 
  • Fun work environment and great firm future… and so much more 

Zeidler is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants, and stand by our principles for a diverse, equitable and inclusionary workplace. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome and we encourage applications from, but not limited to visible minorities, peoples with disabilities, racialized peoples, Indigenous peoples, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Please let us know if you require any accommodations throughout the interview process.

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