Senior Project Architect

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 A Senior Project Architect is a licensed professional with responsibility for the health, safety, and welfare of the public. You will have a broad set of experience and knowledge and may also have an area of expertise, preferably in Retail/Commercial "core and shell" Projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Interpret sketches, drawings, codes, building program and other similar material
  • Utilize BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of buildings and their components
  • Prepare and revise documentation in various architectural phases
  • Interpret and apply building codes, energy codes, and requirements of regulatory agencies
  • Assist in the coordination of permit requirements for municipality building permit sets
  • Coordinate building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) and associated documentation
  • 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
Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Architectural experience in retail commercial "core and shell" and/or grocery store design is strongly preferred
  • 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)
Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Architecture or related field & Registered Architect. Minimum of 10 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.


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