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We don’t just look for the brightest people, we look for the best people who fit our values. We apply our commitment to constant improvement in helping our team grow, develop, and to succeed. We invest in our people. We support our team through continuing education seminars, allocating time for completion of licenses and certifications and memberships in professional organizations , giving time for seminars and conferences, as well as in house training and development.

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Intermediate Architectural Technologist

This role is intended for our Vancouver, British Columbia office.

CTA Architecture and Design is seeking an intermediate Architectural Technologist with 5+ years of experience in a broad range of typologies ranging from residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional.

At CTA architecture + design, we believe that Architecture is the translation of an idea into space. We bring our professionalism, wisdom and insight to deliver this idea on each of our projects. We know that the buildings we design have an impact not only on our visual landscape but also on our experiences with diverse backgrounds and cultures. We are a fast-growing firm that enables employees to enhance their experience through exciting and challenging projects. Our team benefits from continuous development opportunities that aim to nurture a career of longevity and diversity and create leaders as we continue to grow as a firm. Expanding across Canada, we’re creating a portfolio work that exemplifies creative solutions that inspire while adding talented designers to our team.

Responsibilities include:

  • The Preparation of accurate working drawings in Revit and AutoCAD
  • Coordination with consultants
  • Marking up drawings and making corrections as needed; prioritizes work based on urgency
  • Prepares and/or reviews are written project specifications
  • Maintains company drafting standards, details and building guidelines
  • Oversees smaller project development under guidance from the senior technologists
  • Product research and offer recommendations on products to the design team
  • Assist in performing both basic and detailed designs
  • Research construction materials and methods for specific project applications; provides input on architectural details and solutions
  • Communicates effectively with clients, consultants (structural/mechanical/electrical/civil/landscape) and colleagues to maintain the company's commitment to service
  • Works with other internal departments, and/or external consultants, as required
  • Ensures timely and accurate design and delivery of drawings
  • Ensures the production of accurate, building details and drawing templates in compliance with applicable building codes and standards
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date filing of drawings and plans

 

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary diploma in Architectural Technology from a recognized Institution. Proficient in AutoCAD/Revit, InDesign, Photoshop and PDF editing software.
  • A minimum of five years of related experience in BC or a similar climate. Knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures and has the capabilities to research and communicate clearly.
  • Understands building construction and the value of effective technical documents. Knowledge of technical detailing, construction process, construction industry. Knowledge of specifications and construction documentation as well as:
  • Service oriented; always seeking to add value
  • Champions positive culture, Energetic and results-oriented
  • Excellent multi-tasking, coordination, and organizational ability
  • An effective communicator with strong listening, oral and written skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse team
  • Reviews all documentation periodically to assure conformance with quality standards and program
  • Directs the production of detailing buildings and construction documentation
  • Knowledgeable with the BC Building Code
  • Must have advanced Revit knowledge and experience
  • Revit BIM coordination and model management for projects
  • Experience with BIM360

Benefits

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, continuous learning and growth and enjoying a collaborative work environment, we offer an attractive employee compensation package including:

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Beneficial tax savings with company supported RSP
  • Banked overtime
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • Reward and recognition policies
  • Monthly social events

If you’re a serious applicant, please email your application to careers@ctadesign.net

Intermediate Architectural Technologist

This role is intended for our Edmonton, Alberta office.

CTA Architecture and Design is seeking an intermediate Architectural Technologist at our Edmonton, Alberta office with 5+ years experience in a broad range of typologies ranging from residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional.

Working together with senior staff of the firm, your responsibilities would include:

  • Preparation of accurate working drawings in Revit and AutoCAD
  • Coordination with consultants
  • Marking up drawings and making corrections as needed; prioritizes work based on urgency
  • Prepares and/or reviews written project specifications
  • Maintains company drafting standard, details and building guidelines
  • Oversees smaller project development under guidance from the senior technologist
  • Product research and offer recommendations on products to design team
  • Assist in performing both basic and detailed designs
  • Research construction materials and methods for specific project application; provides input on architectural
    details and solutions
  • Communicates effectively with clients, consultants (structural / mechanical / electrical / civil / landscape) and
    colleagues to maintain the company’s commitment to service
  • Works with other internal departments, and/or external consultants, as required
  • Ensures timely and accurate design and delivery of drawings
  • Ensures the production of accurate, building details and drawing templates in compliance with applicable
    building codes and standards
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date filing of drawings and plans

About you

The ideal candidate would have the following attributes:

  • 5+ years of related experience in Alberta or similar climate
  • Post-secondary diploma in Architectural Technology from a recognized Institution
  • Proficient in AutoCAD/Revit, InDesign, Photoshop and PDF editing software
  • Service oriented; always seeking to add value
  • Champions positive culture, Energetic and results-oriented
  • Excellent multi-tasking, coordination, and organizational abilities
  • An effective communicator with strong listening, oral and written skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse team
  • Reviews all documentation periodically to assure conformance with quality standards and program
  • Directs the production of detailing buildings and construction documentation
  • Knowledgeable with the AB Building Code, standards and building structures
  • Must have advanced Revit knowledge and experience
  • Revit BIM coordination and model management for projects
  • Experience with BIM360

What you’re looking for

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, continuous learning and growth and enjoying a collaborative work environment, we offer an attractive employee compensation package including: 

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Beneficial tax savings with company supported RSP
  • Banked overtime
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • Reward and recognition policies
  • Monthly social events

If you’re a serious applicant, please email your application to careers@ctadesign.net

Senior Architect

This role is intended for our Vancouver, British Columbia office.

At CTA architecture + design, we believe that Architecture is the translation of an idea into space. We bring our professionalism, wisdom and insight to deliver this idea on each of our projects. We know that the buildings we design have an impact not only on our visual landscape but also on our experiences with diverse backgrounds and cultures. We are a fast-growing firm that enables employees to enhance their experience through exciting and challenging projects. Our team benefits from continuous development opportunities that aim to nurture a career of longevity and diversity and create leaders as we continue to grow as a firm. Expanding across Canada, we’re creating a portfolio work that exemplifies creative solutions that inspire while adding talented designers to our team.

Working collaboratively with senior staff, you will promote the company’s design excellence, possess technical skills necessary to support project work and employ effective communication skills to lead a multi-disciplinary project team. You will serve as the primary contact for clients and consultants, communicating progress and status throughout the project from preliminary conception to completion, highlighting challenging issues and proposing appropriate solutions.

Working together with senior staff of the firm, your responsibilities would include:

  • Conceptualize and design buildings and develop plans 
  • Develop design specifications, have consideration for building and construction materials, costs and construction schedules
  • Perform or coordinate space planning studies: programming documents, area calculations, code review
  • Work with clients and municipalities
  • Participate in re-zoning applications and present and respond to municipal design panels and councils
  • Conduct or coordinate site supervision and contract administration for major projects
  • Prepare or oversee construction drawings and specifications
  • Proposal writing and presentations

About you

The ideal candidate would have the following attributes:

  • Registered Architect with AIBC and have a degree in Architecture from a recognized institution
  • 5+ years of experience in a consulting environment with Residential, Industrial, and Commercial Interiors projects
  • Advanced knowledge of REVIT, Adobe Suite, and Sketch-Up.  Knowledge of AutoCAD and Enscape is an asset.
  • Proven experience in leading projects and groups while mentoring junior staff

What you’re looking for

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, continuous learning and growth and enjoying a collaborative work environment, we offer an attractive employee compensation package including: 

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Beneficial tax savings with company supported RSP
  • Banked overtime
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • Reward and recognition policies
  • Monthly social events

If you’re a serious applicant, please email your application to careers@ctadesign.net

Architect, Intermediate Level

This role is intended for our Vancouver, British Columbia office.

At CTA architecture + design, we believe that Architecture is the translation of an idea into space. We bring our professionalism, wisdom and insight to deliver this idea on each of our projects. We know that the buildings we design have an impact not only on our visual landscape but also on our experiences with diverse backgrounds and cultures. We are a fast-growing firm that enables employees to enhance their experience through exciting and challenging projects. Our team benefits from continuous development opportunities that aim to nurture a career of longevity and diversity and create leaders as we continue to grow as a firm. Expanding across Canada, we’re creating a portfolio of work that exemplifies creative solutions that inspire while adding talented designers to our team. We are looking for talented and creative individuals for our Vancouver Office.

Architect at the Intermediate Level is a person who works collaboratively with senior staff. You will promote the company’s design excellence, possess technical skills necessary to support project work and employ effective communication skills to potentially lead a multi-disciplinary project team. You will potentially serve as the primary contact for clients and consultants, communicating progress and status throughout the project from preliminary conception to completion, highlighting challenging issues and proposing appropriate solutions.

Working together with senior staff of the firm, your responsibilities would include:

  • Conceptualize and design buildings and develop plans 
  • Develop design specifications, have consideration for building and construction materials, costs and construction schedules; 
  • Perform or coordinate space planning studies: programming documents, area calculations, code review
  • Work with clients and municipalities
  • Participate in re-zoning applications and present and respond to municipal design panels and councils
  • Conduct or coordinate site supervision and contract administration for major projects
  • Prepare or oversee construction drawings and specifications
  • Proposal writing and presentations

About you

The ideal candidate would have the following attributes:

  • Be a registered Architect with the AIBC and have a degree in Architecture from a recognized institution
  • 5+ years of experience in a consulting environment with Residential, Industrial, and Commercial Interiors projects
  • Advanced knowledge of REVIT, Adobe Suite, and Sketch-Up.  Knowledge of AutoCAD and Enscape is an asset.
  • Proven experience in leading projects and groups while mentoring junior staff

What you’re looking for

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, continuous learning and growth and enjoying a collaborative work environment, we offer an attractive employee compensation package including: 

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Beneficial tax savings with company supported RSP
  • Banked overtime
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • Reward and recognition policies
  • Monthly social events

If you’re a serious applicant, please email your application to careers@ctadesign.net

CTA offers me an environment of diverse backgrounds professionals which I believe add to our creativity, range of skills and cultural insights that eventually enriches our architecture. .

Carol

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