Architect / Senior Designer

Organization: 
The Architect Builders Collaborative Inc.
Job Description: 

Looking for a place to flex your design skills and make a real difference with your work? Looking to play a key role in a cooperative team that shares your values and supports your growth?

Look no further -  The Architect Builders Collaborative Inc. [TABC] is looking for you! We are currently seeking a design oriented Architect or Intern Architect with 8+ years experience to contribute to the growth of our green team.

You will share our belief that Architects and Designers have a key role to play in building a more inclusive, sustainable society. Our focus is on designing & facilitating beautiful, cost-effective, low carbon buildings that contribute to making a better City for all to enjoy. Through the creative adaptive reuse of older buildings, enhancing accessibility for all, creating new low carbon homes and socially inclusive spaces we dedicate our work to making a real difference in our Clients and our fellow citizens lives. We strive to create and renovate green buildings that nurture the human spirit in collaboration a wide range of equally passionate Clients and Consultants.

The role:

Project related work [80%]

  • Lead the design and completion of construction documents for a variety of projects
  • Ensure that TABC standards of work and service are met
  • Client engagement & communications
  • Coordinate the work of junior team members
  • Consultant coordination
  • Construction phase quality assurance

Management role [20%]

  • Track and maintain project deliverables & budgets
  • Mentor & train junior colleagues
  • Participate in marketing efforts & project pursuits
  • Assume responsibility for 1 or more area(s) of interest in the daily operations of the studioFull-time permanent position with opportunities to grow with the firm

The Studio:

  • Flexible mix of work between home and our beautiful Leslieville studio
  • Family-friendly (and pet-friendly) culture
  • Strong social justice and environmental shared values
  • Advanced BIM (Archicad) work environment
  • Mutually supportive of everyones professional development

Your Qualifications:

  • A passion and understanding for green design
  • 8+ years professional experience in a design, technical, or management role
  • Experience managing small teams to deliver projects on schedule
  • Familiarity with our allied Consulting disciplines
  • Interest in training and mentoring junior staff
  • Comfortable managing multiple priorities
  • A professional degree in Architecture or Design
  • A member of the OAA or ARIDO [Interning or Licensed]
  • Particular strength in one of our core areas: Interiors, Adaptive Reuse, Low Carbon design, Supportive Housing
  • 5+ years experience with OBC and local planning approvals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A commitment to your own professional growth

The Rewards:

  • Competitive compensation including base salary, profit sharing plan, generous vacations, and Paid Personal Time Off
  • Opportunities to work with a range of committed Clients in the non-profit and private sector on a range of project scales
  • Support for your professional development and ongoing growth
  • Flexible, family-friendly work arrangements
  • Being part of a team that support and nurture each other
  • Knowing your talents are making a positive difference in people's lives

We value Diversity in our Workplace:

At The Architect Builders Collaborative, we believe that diversity supports great design. We welcome people of all backgrounds, gender, and abilities who want to help find solutions to climate change through making great green buildings.

For more information, and to apply for this position, please visit  www.tabc.ca/careers or email:   careers@tabc.ca

Please no phone calls.

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Location: 
Toronto
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3-D modeling: Advanced
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