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Project Architect

About Us and Our Integrated Approach

WalterFedy has big plans for growth and we need the best talent to make it happen. We are established enough to have deep local roots yet nimble enough to aggressively pursue our bold goals. We believe that investing in our talent is critical to achieving these goals.

At WalterFedy we believe in True Teamwork. We have architects, civil engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, structural engineers, construction managers, energy management specialists, and facility management specialists under a single roof and we are an industry leader in our approach to integrated building services. This role will provide you with an opportunity to develop as an Architect and will also allow you to work towards developing a unique skill set as an expert in integrated design.

Role Overview

The Architect will be involved in a wide variety of projects and will have the opportunity to apply their technical expertise in a variety of areas and take part in all stages of project delivery for a wide range of exciting, innovative projects. You will be responsible for working directly with clients to ensure their needs are understood and met and coordinating with other internal and external design team members as applicable. Applicants should have a minimum of 10 years of experience delivering quality institutional and commercial projects and enjoy working in a collaborative project team environment.

You will have the opportunity to work on exciting local projects. Check out some samples of some of the exciting work we’ve been a part of by clicking here.

What We Love

  • You are a self-motivated project team leader
  • You understand the importance of collaboration in a multi-discipline environment.
  • You embrace progressive change, out-of-the-box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment.

What We Need

  • Registered or eligible to be registered with OAA
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in industry, with preference given to candidates with a strong understanding of the North American architectural market
  • Talented designer in the fields of Institutional and Commercial facilities
  • Ability to define and execute project requirements
  • Ability to manage customers, design staff & technical staff for multiple projects
  • Proven detailing knowledge
  • Proven experience in sustainable design
  • Preference will be given to candidates possessing Masters degree in Architecture

What You Will Do

  • Develop exceptional building designs based on project parameters.
  • Produce written scopes of work for architectural designs based on initial project information and customer meetings.
  • Analyze project objectives and desired outcomes in order to develop cost effective task plans to complete work on time and within budget.
  • Apply knowledge of applicable building codes and work with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation to building codes is required.
  • Prepare and deliver comprehensive project reports and presentations at design milestones.
  • Coordinate all aspects of project document completion.
  • Review construction budgets.
  • Provide review through construction and collaborate with all partners to issue instructions and changes as required.
  • Assist in the education and development of design staff and act as resource for design questions.
  • Participate in the expansion of business/client base through direct marketing activities.

What Do We Offer? 

  • Competitive salary plus performance based bonus.
  • Three weeks’ vacation.
  • Reimbursement of annual dues for professional organizations.
  • Employee referral program.
  • Employee social club – employees attend a variety of recreational and cultural events
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we volunteer with Habitat with Humanity, Nutrition for Learning, United Way and many other organizations.

How To Apply

Please Apply Here or email with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. Also, visit our website for other career opportunities:

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy.

Location: Kitchener Office
675 Queen Street South, Suite 111
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada  N2M 1A1