Must have the ability to work in Canada.

We are seeking qualified candidates for an immediate opening with our firm for the role of Intermediate Technologist. The Design Agency relies on Intermediate Technologists to produce top-quality design, tender and construction drawings and documentation; ensure code and regulatory compliance; and participate in quality control processes. Intermediate Technologists may be required to act as job captains for small projects and project components. The firm expects Intermediate Technologists to develop expertise in technical and design drawing, building codes and standards, construction practices and standards, detailing and materials, and sound environmental practices. They are expected to consult with more senior designers and technologists when they encounter technical challenges or issues with clients, suppliers, contractors or site conditions. They will be recognized for their ability to contribute to effective design teams.

Role and responsibilities

Design

  • Produce high-quality drawing and documentation sets that reduce rework, errors and omissions
  • Master, apply and comply with relevant codes, regulations and standards
  • Maintain consistent and high-quality minutes, reports, orders and records
  • Maintain high-quality documentation practices
  • Learn to solve technical, materials and construction problems elegantly and effectively
  • Develop familiarity with site conditions and construction practices
  • Develop skills in site supervision and site problem-solving
  • Actively contribute to the design dialogue in the firm

Leadership

  • Safeguard the interests of clients and the firm in interactions with consultants, suppliers and contractors
  • Contribute to the development of standards, specifications and details that promote design quality, buildability and durability of projects
  • Contribute to the development of quality assurance processes for the firm
  • Promote awareness of changes in codes and regulations
  • Promote awareness of excellent materials, techniques, suppliers and contractors
  • Create sound relationships with colleagues, contractors and suppliers

 Management

Demonstrate excellent personal time management

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be in possession of an Architectural Technologist Diploma or equivalent, with at least three years of working experience, and will need to have an understanding of the local building codes for Ontario. The Intermediate Technologist will need to have working experience with AutoCAD and REVIT. These are the minimal requirements for this position, with all other experience being advantages for the successful candidate.

Achievement of professional credentials such as MAATO, ARIDO, BCIN and LEED will be taken into account in promotion and compensation decisions, and preparatory studies or test costs may be eligible for firm support.

We offer a competitive base salary and the opportunity for growth within the company. If you believe that this could be a perfect fit for you, please send your resume to careers@thedesignagency.ca, or if you know the perfect person for this position then feel free to forward this correspondence. All applications will be kept in the strictest of confidence.

Must have the ability to work in Canada.