Project Architect

Calgary, AB

Our client in Calgary, Alberta is looking for a Project Architect to join their team!

Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
•    Responsible for a multitude of project sizes and complexities
•    Interpret sketches, drawings, codes, building program and other similar material
•    Utilize BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of buildings and their components. Working Revit knowledge and competency is a must
•    Prepare and revise documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, details
•    Interpret and apply building codes, energy codes, and requirements of regulatory agencies
•    Assist in the coordination of permit requirements for city building permit sets
•    Coordinate building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) and associated documentation including clash detection within the BIM model
•    Coordinate civil engineering work as it relates to the building design
•    Conduct field observation and report progress of construction
•    Review shop drawings and submittals, respond to RFIs, prepare site observation reports, and other contract administration tasks
•    Evaluate building design using sustainable design principles
•    Lead project coordination and site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors
•    Participate in client project requirement meetings
•    Participate in value analysis and basic cost estimating
•    Assist in the preparation of specifications in coordination with building plans and the specifications writer
•    Recommendation and selection of building systems and materials
•    Participate in constructability review
•    Participate in bidding and negotiation phase and prepare addenda
•    Coordinate and direct external consultants including evaluation of quality and progress of work
•    Conduct quality assurance and quality control on own projects
•    Assist in preparation of project budget, schedule and overall work planning
•    Ensures that work conforms to project budget, schedule, and overall work planning
•    Assist and or lead in proposal development
•    Strong communicator, collaborator and team leader

Required Skills and Qualifications will include:
•    Degree in Architecture from an accredited academic institution
•    7+ years of experience
•    Architectural licence is required, AAA
•    LEED Green Associate Accreditation or LEED AP preferred
•    Architectural experience in Institutional, Recreational, or other Commercial projects is required
•    Ability to hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively
•    Ability to apply accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes to a wide variety of project scopes and complexity
•    Experience with modeling/drafting software (Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD)
•    Excellent written and verbal skills

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