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Stantec Architect in BERKLEY, Michigan

Architect - ( 220003UP )

Description

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like 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 meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, we 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

Stantec’s Buildings group in Berkley provides Architecture, Engineering, and Interior Design across multiple sectors including education, multi-family housing, workplace, civic, and research and development. Our team is passionate about the design quality of the built environment and create designs that are timeless, intelligent, and sustainable. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home.

As a major contributor on our team, you will work independently to assist clients through the planning and creation of fiscally responsible, award-winning designs. Your experience ensures that you are familiar with construction plans, specifications, estimates and building codes. You will be innovative and creative, working with prototype designs and/or developing unique concepts from sustainable products with green architecture sensibility as your goals. You will lead the development of integrated design proposals, continuous updating of a building information model, preparing a variety of output / drawings throughout the project, while leading and mentoring others and collaborating with team members to contribute to the final deliverables as required under instruction from the Project Leader.

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.

  • Coordinates building systems to ensure compatibility with the design intent.

  • Implements sustainable design principles into the design and environment.

  • Conceptualizes a building design from both a functional and aesthetic perspective in concert with a client’s requirements, budget, and program.

  • 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.

  • Evaluates and selects building systems and materials.

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

  • Participates in constructability review.

  • Participates in bidding and negotiation phase and prepare 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, owner, contractor, and sub-contractors.

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

  • Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects.

  • Inspires creativity, critical thought, and design excellence both internally and externally.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to engage in creative and critical thought.

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

  • To apply accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes to a wide variety of project scopes and complexity.

  • Understanding of the relationship between drawings and specifications.

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

  • To produce at a level that would be perceived externally as excellent.

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

  • To participate in project team setting.

  • To check work of others for accuracy and completeness, and manage team to meet project budget and schedule.

  • To interpret sketches, drawings, codes, building program and other similar material.

  • To communicate abstract ideas in writing and verbally.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Newforma, recent modeling software; Prefer experience with 3D Printer, Laser cutter.

Education and Experience

  • Professional degree in Architecture or related field & Registered Architect. Minimum of 5 years of experience. LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

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 or without 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.

Stantec was ranked the 5th most sustainable company in the world and the 1st in North America by Corporate Knights for our 2020 performance.

In February 2021, Stantec announced a pledge to be carbon neutral for 2022 and achieve operational net-zero by 2030.

Stantec has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity in 2021.

Stantec has been named by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women.

Primary Location : United States-Michigan-Berkley

Organization : BC-2141 Buildings-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 22, 2022, 8:23:00 AM

Req ID: 220003UP

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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