July 20 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Information Technology, Systems architect, Design
Vancouver, BC • Remote

Architect - ( 210001S0 )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives often appear to be permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the responsive places we design together. From effective social and culturally meaningful living spaces to healing environments to dynamic places of commerce with iconic designs, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

You will work in a team environment, in collaboration with a Senior Designer or Architect as required by the project. Together you will be developing plans, elevations, sections, 3D renderings and architectural details for projects, tailored to the needs of the client. You will have opportunity to contribute to the on-going development and application of innovative approaches to delivering high performance architecture as we seek to build on the foundation of our achievements to date, bringing an informed and nuanced sustainability strategy to all our projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for projects of medium complexity/size.

  • Engages in the development of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats.

  • Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of buildings and their components.

  • Participates in design critiques and pin-ups.

  • Interprets and applies building codes and requirements of other regulatory agencies.

  • Prepares and revises documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections and details.

  • Participates in bidding and negotiation phases and prepares addenda.

  • Reviews shop drawings and submittals, responds to RFIs, prepares site observation reports and other contract administration tasks.

  • Leads project coordination and meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owners and their stakeholders, contractors and sub-contractors.

  • Participates in client project requirement meetings and value analysis including basic cost estimating.

  • Assists in the preparation of the project specifications and the coordination of specs with construction documents.

  • Participates in constructability reviews.

  • Follows quality control procedures established by the practice.

  • Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects.


Qualifications - External

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Requisite knowledge and application of accessibility codes, applicable building codes.

  • Knowledge of building construction systems, means and methods, materials and industry associated standards.

  • Detailed understanding of all phases of architectural document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • General knowledge of building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.

  • Ability to conduct space planning, block planning and adjacencies in coordination with building program.

  • To develop floor plans, wall sections, and details.

  • To check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • To participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of architectural document production.

  • To engage in creative and critical thought personally and in a team environment.

  • To hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.

  • To interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material with engineering disciplines.

  • To communicate abstract ideas (verbal/written).

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUP, Newforma, Sefaira. Other modeling software will be provided as required to test and communicate your ideas.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture or related field & Registered Architect or on track towards registration. Minimum of 7 years of experience. LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred but not essential.

The work is conducted in a studio / team environment in an office setting, working with computers. Encouraging physical movement, each desk is provided with a sit-stand configuration to avoid being sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. COVID 19 provisions include allowance for a work from home / office hybrid as suits the needs of the employee and their team.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Job : Architect

Organization : BC-1443 Buildings-CA British Columbia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 20, 2021, 7:50:24 AM

Req ID: 210001S0

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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