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Stantec Intermediate Architect (Transit) in TORONTO, Ontario

Intermediate Architect (Transit) - ( 2100024F )


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, commute, 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

At Stantec, we design places that are vital—efficient, beautiful, and technologically robust - while remaining sensitive to the dynamic evolution of our communities and the importance of connecting these complex networks. Intuitive spaces that optimize the passenger experience and comfort. Our passion and progressive thinking have made us an emerging leader in the transit sector for planning and design. Through our designs, we put our clients and the public at the forefront of best practice, technology innovation, and high-performance transit delivery.

Your role is to work with some general guidance and direction from a Senior Designer or Architect as needed. You will be developing working drawings, contract documents, 3D renderings and architectural details for projects, as well as providing support to senior contract administrators during the construction phase. You will be assisting on innovative and creative designs with sustainable products with green architecture sensibility as your goals.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Supports project teams in development of design documentation.

  • 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. - 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.

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

  • Reviews shop drawings and submittals, responds to RFIs, 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 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 concept, benchmark, typology, and precedents.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • To produce design 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 lead one or more teams on medium size projects through the development of design concept.

  • Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Strong understanding of all phases of a project: Schematic Design through Construction Administration.

  • 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.

  • Highly effective communication skills- verbally, graphically and in written form, clients understand your ideas and the way you share them.

  • Ability to work directly with transit leadership and end users to identify and prioritize needs in order to deliver optimal solutions.

  • To present abstract ideas to the client and client representatives.

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

  • Knowledge of building construction systems, constructability, materials, and industry associated standards.

  • Requires a strong understanding of the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD, MicroStation, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field; enrollment in IAP or Registered Architect preferred; Minimum of 5 years’ experience is required; transit experience is preferred; 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.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Job : Architect

Organization : BC-1400 Buildings-CA Ontario GTA

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Oct 18, 2021, 8:23:05 AM

Req ID: 2100024F

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

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