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Stantec Design Coordinator - Retail in CHICAGO, Illinois

Design Coordinator - Retail - ( 230000DN )


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, join us to 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 is seeking passionate architects and interior designers, working under the guidance of a Senior Designer and/or Architect. This is an intermediate level Architect and/or Designer role. You will be developing space plans, site plans, and design and construction documents based on client standards, including floor plans, reflected ceiling plans, finish plans, furniture plans, elevations, sections, and architectural details. Adaptation and development of non-standard details to meet the requirements of a specific space or project.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Validation of programmatic elements and information provided by client.

  • Supports and participates with the team in development of schematic design and design development deliverables.

  • Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of buildings and their components.

  • Performs on-site field verifications and measurements of existing buildings and spaces.

  • Participates in design critiques and pin-ups.

  • Interprets and applies building and zoning codes and requirements of other regulatory agencies to individual projects.

  • Prepares and revises documentation in various architectural phases including floor plans, elevations, sections, and schedules, building elevations, building sections, and details.

  • Coordinates and reviews building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.

  • Reviews shop drawings and submittals, responds to RFIs, performs punch walks, prepares site observation reports, and other contract administration tasks.

  • Coordination of specs with construction documents.

  • Assists in the evaluation and selection of building systems and materials.

Attends project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants and clients.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the design and construction documentation process.

  • Basic knowledge of building construction systems means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards is expected.

  • To engage in creative and critical thinking. To hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.

  • To interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material. To communicate abstract ideas (verbal/written)

  • Ability to conduct space planning, block planning, and adjacencies in coordination with building and client program.

  • Basic knowledge and application of accessibility codes and applicable building codes.

  • To develop floor plans, wall sections, and details.

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

  • To check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • To participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of design development and architectural document production.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Bluebeam Revu, Revit, AutoCAD; Prefer experience with Abobe Creative Suite, Newforma, Rhino, SketchUP, Enscape (or similar 3D modeling software).

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture.

  • Minimum 5 years professional experience preferred.

  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.

  • Architecture licensure preferred but not required.

Typical office working environment with minimum 40 hours per week, of which Tuesday through Thursday is expected to be in-office. Balance of week can be remote work from home, with exceptions. Occasional field work may be required.

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. We craft and curate bespoke workspace experiences. We tell the client’s story through design.

Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Chicago

Organization : BC-2227 Buildings-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 25, 2023, 10:57:46 AM

Req ID: 230000DN

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