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Junior-Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Dartmouth, NS 2019/12/05

Architecture / Buildings & Structures / Architectural Technologist

Job Title:


Junior-Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Education:


•    Technical diploma in Building or Architectural Technology or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Summary:


Our client in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia is looking for a Junior-Intermediate Architectural Technologist to join their team!

This individual will be assisting with designing schematics specialized in space programming and site planning as well as developing elevations, sections, and architectural details for projects, while assisting with innovative and creative new prototypes designed with sustainable products with green architecture sensibility goals in mind.

Job Duties:


•    Works directly with Design Architects in implementing designs to contract documents.
•    Supports Design Architects in development of material for presentations.
•    Assists 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.
•    Interprets and applies building codes and requirements of other regulatory agencies.
•    Supports design architects to conduct space planning, block planning, and adjacencies in coordination with building program.
•    Prepares and revises documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, and details.
•    Coordinates building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
•    Assists in the evaluation and selection of building systems and materials.
•    Attends project coordination and meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.
•    Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating.
•    Implements sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment.
•    Assists in site analysis, research of building materials and building systems.

Qualifications:


•    Technical diploma in Building or Architectural Technology or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    2-3+ years of experience
•    General knowledge and application of accessibility codes and applicable building codes.
•    General knowledge of building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards is expected.
•    General understanding of all phases of architectural document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
•    Ability to conduct space planning, block planning, and adjacencies in coordination with building program.
•    Able to develop floor plans, wall sections, and details.
•    Able to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
•    Able to participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of architectural document production.
•    Engages in creative and critical thought. To hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.
•    Interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.
•    General understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD; Prefer experience with Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUP, Newforma, Sefaira, Recent modeling software, 3D Printer, Laser cutter.

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