Architectural Technologist

Tue, 2020-02-04 21:05 -- ccarrillo
Organization: 
Anchor Concrete Products Limited
Job Description: 

Purpose of Position:
• To carry on architectural drafting and design planning in compliance with specified work orders and the Ontario Building Code
• To support projects and designs in drafting services and computer aided design (“CAD”) for all of Anchor’s construction work
• To review and implement current designs, plans, and product trends, using a continuous improvement module
• To ensure engineering drawings include grading and servicing plans
• To develop high quality marking graphics including realistic architectural renderings and short video animations
• To improve the quality of items Anchor uses

Major Responsibilities:
• Construct high quality architectural and display models and 3-D virtual models of architectural designs for the purpose of marketing
• Construct video graphics showing installation of products for marketing
• Create “stock” plan renderings for internal design and marketing
• Create working drawings for all stages of project delivery, including client approval, coordination with consultants and engineers, tender submission, permit approval, construction, and “as built” (post construction)
• Develop design details
• Prepare presentation drawings
• Create full sets of working drawings which comply with the Ontario Building Code and municipal bylaws
• Create, maintain and continuously improve designs, plan layouts, and structural design, which:
o comply with the Ontario Building Code and municipal bylaws
o are consistent with current trends and customer demand
o promote construction efficiency
• Supervise construction projects and co-ordinate, monitor, and inspect construction work
• Determine costs and needed materials from conceptual drawings and instructions
• Assign materials list to CAD drawings
• Develop construction contract documents for projects of varying scope, from schematic design through to construction administration, with minimal supervision
• Analyze the Ontario Building Code, municipal bylaws, and other documents and reports to which the project is subject
• Coordinate documents with other disciplines, analyzing potential risks and conflicts
• Administer contracts, including municipal approvals, shop drawing reviews, RFI’s, site visits, field observations, reporting, etc.
• Liaise with customers, project managers, lead designers and engineers
• Perform site inspections to ensure the project conforms with construction drawings, the Ontario Building Code, and municipal zoning requirements
• Meets with sales agents, customers and prospective customers to customize plans and designs

Other duties
• Cross-training with internal staff may be required for assistance during the busy season or while covering a leave.

Education:
• Diploma in design, drafting, architecture, or related field
• Building Code Identification Number is an asset

Experience (Minimum):
• Two years’ relevant work experience
• Experience creating drawings for industrial, commercial, institutional and residential projects
• Experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop

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Location: 
1645 Sydenham Rd
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