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Junior Architectural Technologist



Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Junior Architectural Technologist - ( 240002C2 )


Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.

Stantec Architecture Winnipeg

In 2004, with over 70 years of experience serving the community, GBR Architects joined Stantec, becoming Stantec Architecture Winnipeg. Our local integrated architecture and buildings engineering practice brings together a highly motivated, dynamic, and diverse team of Architects, Technologists, Interior Designers, Structural, Mechanical, Energy, and Electrical Engineers, Sustainability Specialists, and Support Staff. Working together with our clients in an integrated practice, we ask the right questions, establish shared positions and goals, and collectively evaluate and advance meaningful solutions that realize our client’s vision while achieving value, program clarity, and technical astuteness.

Stantec Architecture Winnipeg is a young, ambitious, growing practice, driven to achieve design excellence through communication, collaboration, depth of expertise, research, technology, and culture.

We work in studios, Civic [including Culture and Transportation], Commercial [including Retail, Residential, Hospitality, and Mixed-Use], Defense, Healthcare, Industrial, K-12, Post-Secondary, Sport & Recreation, and Workplace. While our focus is local, our success and the nature of our broader global practice routinely leads to opportunities to travel and work on projects across North America and beyond. Similarly, our local projects are supported by our broader practice of world class experts that elevate our design, our knowledge, and your expertise.

Your Opportunity

We are looking for a Junior Architectural Technologist or Architectural Intern (MAA). Working closely with the Project Lead or Project Architect you will be assisting on a wide range of projects with varying levels of complexity and scale and broad integrated design teams working through all project phases from pre-design through post construction services.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct basic interpretations of sketches, drawings, codes, building program and other similar material for application and/or implementation into design, detailing, and documentation.

  • Assist with investigating/verifying existing conditions including documentation, measurement, and condition, etc.

  • Participate in client meetings and stakeholder engagement workshops including user group meetings and prepare meeting minutes.

  • Assist with coordinating project deliverables including schedule, meetings, etc.

  • Assist with, and/or lead, BIM [Revit] model set up, production, and utilization of BIM technologies to design, detail, and develop projects.

  • Assist with the evaluation and selection of building systems and materials.

  • Assist with developing Schematic Design Documents including drawings and outline specifications.

  • Assist with, and/or lead, building code review, application of, to design, detailing, and documentation.

  • Assist with coordinating, and/or leading the coordination of, building systems.

  • Assist with implementing sustainable design principles

  • Assist with developing Design Development Documents including drawings and specifications coordination.

  • Assist with developing, and/or leading the development of, Contract Documents including drawings schedules and coordinating specifications

  • Assist with reviewing, and/or leading the review of contractor RFI’s and preparing Addenda.

  • Assist with, and/or lead the development and submission of Supplemental Instructions, Contemplated Change Notices, Change Orders, and Change Directives

  • Assist with and/or conduct Field Observations and site review meetings, preparing Field Observation Reports and documenting construction progress and deficiencies.

  • Assist with preparing, and/or leading the preparation of Record Drawings.

  • Assist with ensuring the design intent/vision is maintained throughout from conception through system and material selection, visualization, implementation, documentation, coordination, and construction.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Excellent verbal, written, and graphic communication skills.

  • Humble, driven to achieve technical excellence, and collaborative with a High EQ

  • Ability to engage and work within a creative and critical integrated design practice.

  • Interest in holistic design, systems thinking, construction, materials, sustainability, and technical design detailing.

  • Ability to participate and contribute to a project team setting.

  • General knowledge of accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes for a wide variety of project typologies.

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

  • Good understanding of the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office, Revit, AutoCAD,

  • General understanding of Abobe Creative Suite, SketchUP, and Newforma would be an asset.

  • Able to hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively is an asset.

Education and Experience

  • Diploma in Building or Architectural Technology or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience, or

  • Master of Architecture graduate, enrolled in Intern Program of the Manitoba Association of Architects

  • ABTAM Certification, an asset.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in construction / design industry. More experience is considered an asset and those with more experience are recommended to apply.

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 Architecture Winnipeg is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents and strengths, to achieve design excellence together, to advance a more meaningful, purposeful, and sustainable environment for ourselves, our families, friends, and communities to thrive in. Join us and shape a better world.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg

Organization : BC-1445 Buildings-CA Manitoba

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 10, 2024, 7:48:32 AM

Req ID: 240002C2

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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