Senior Architectural Designer / Technologist

TalentSphere Staffing Solutions - Calgary, AB (15 months ago)

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Calgary, Alberta
Architecture and Design
Salary: $75,000 - $90,000


Our client, a leading Architecture and Design firm in Calgary is seeking a Senior Architectural Designer / Technologist to join their busy and collaborative team. This company are very well established and a major player in the Western Canadian Architecture and Design market. They have a diverse portfolio of work and each individual has plenty of opportunity for professional development in this firm.

As a Senior Architectural Designer and Technologist, you will be involved in a range of different tasks across design and production, whilst also bringing your leadership capabilities to the team. Responsibilities include:
Develop complex technical designs to ensure an exemplary solution is delivered that meets quality parameters, project timelines and budgetary requirements
Perform technical reviews and edits drawings as required and reviews design requirements to offer recommendations and create architectural drawings to support constructions projects
Direct design activities such as programming, code research, material and building systems research, laying out program components and calculation of program and building areas; refine and direct the refinement of design options and develops building details
Synthesize, interpret and coordinate technical information to write architectural and front-end specifications for Project Manuals
Provide direction and leadership to members of the design and production team
Perform site surveys and field reviews to accurately document existing and new construction conditions and become familiar with standard building techniques
Act as a single point of contact on project issues
May act as concept designer on smaller projects
Performs complex analyses, sampling or data collection, within discipline, for specific portions of broader projects
Process permit response letters and coordinate revisions with engineers and consultants, as required, to obtain necessary documentation and permits
Attend meetings to coordinate drawings and resources, determine project criteria and provide information
Track and review project products, services and shop drawings to ensure adherence to project documents, relevant jurisdictional codes and corporate quality controls
Perform site visitations to determine compliance with construction contract and relevant building and safety codes; prepares reports to document the progress; identifies any deviation from the construction contract and liaises with owner and contactor to resolve issues in a timely manner
Coordinate with contractor, sub-consultants or relevant building authorities to address and document issues with constructability or other concerns
Manage the delivery of all projects, including leading project teams through all phases of the project
Have successfully completed an Architecture related post-secondary education
Capable with creating effective Architectural Designs and also working drawing packages
Demonstrated proficiency in architectural software skills - particularly AutoCAD and Revit
Is familiar with architectural design and presentation; intermediate M&E, structural building systems, technical writing, permit and building codes
Possesses experience in project delivery, project management, and client management
Has excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

Opportunity to work for an excellent company that acknowledges strong performance whilst also offering plenty of opportunity for professional development. This includes educational development and support, promotional opportunities and an excellent compensation package. Work in a flexible work environment with great leadership and mentorship and be involved in a range of exciting projects.

If you believe this is the right position for you and you meet the requirements listed above, please apply. now.