Architectural Technologists

Calgary

Zeidler Architecture

Zeidler Architecture has been creating spaces that shape experiences for over 65 years. We are a leading Canadian architectural practice bringing together the experience of some 150 professionals in six locations worldwide. Our rich award-winning portfolio spans industry sectors, allowing us to offer a unique perspective that brings innovation and adaptability to each project we deliver. As a team, we create spaces that contribute to community and encourage personal connection by welcoming all people. The process of developing responsive solutions motivates us as we translate ideas into reality. Attuned to innovations in sustainability, accessibility, design theory and materiality, we base our design decisions on evidence.

Job Summary

A young, creative, dynamic firm with Canadian offices in Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria, Zeidler is seeking talented Architectural Technologists in our Calgary office. This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting national firm focusing on great design. If you are an ambitious, passionate and motivated individual who has the foresight and desire to grow, enjoy working with a knowledgeable, collaborative, fast-paced group of individuals and are excited by challenging opportunities, we would like to meet you!

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 candidates 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 participates in the preparation of drawing packages for various permit submissions and/or construction
  • Coordinate consultant teams
  • Liaison 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

Qualifications

  • Architectural Technologist Diploma or related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • 2–10+ years related experience in the production of contract documents
  • 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 directing, mentoring and coordinating project teams
  • 3D rendering and sketch-up skills an asset
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Zeidler Benefits and 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
  • social events
  • competitive compensation and benefits
  • fun work environment and great firm culture… and so much more

If this sounds like a studio you want to work with then we want to meet you!

Please submit your application package to careers@zeidler.com

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