INTERN ARCHITECT

Location: Kitchener

Practice: Architecture

Posted: 12-22-2020

Expires: 02-22-2021

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Thank you to all applicants in advance. Due to the volume of applications, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged.

WalterFedy has big plans for the future and we need the best talent to make it happen. As a multi-discipline architecture, engineering and construction firm, the business is always evolving. Our team needs to be agile, ambitious and persistent in the pursuit of our shared goals.  

We have a long history in the Waterloo Region, but that doesn’t mean we’re old-fashioned. We strive to push the envelope, think differently and address everything we do with creativity. When we consistently approach projects in inventive ways, clients get better results, our team thrives and we challenge our industry to redefine what’s possible. 

At WalterFedy, collaboration is a key part of our identity. With so many talented professionals under one roof, you’ll find cross-discipline support for your projects is always within reach. Our team is made up of the industry’s best architects; civil, electrical, mechanical and structural engineers; technologists; energy and carbon specialists; asset and facility management specialists; construction managers and corporate services professionals. Together, we’re building better communities with smart, influential design. 

 

Role Overview

WalterFedy is seeking an outstanding Intern Architect to work collaboratively within our Integrated Design Studio on all aspects of project delivery with the goal of presenting innovative, architecturally excellent projects to our customers and our community.

What You Will Do
  • Collaborate with Project Architect through the development of design concepts
  • Prepare architectural presentation documents
  • Research building science, sustainable design and design solutions related to project work
  • Provide building code and zoning bylaw research and support
  • Prepare contract documents in collaboration with the design studio
What We Need
  • Professional degree in Architecture and a minimum of 2 years of architectural office experience (including co-op experience) as an Intern Architect with the Ontario Association of Architects (or eligible to become an Intern Architect)
  • Self-motivated individual capable of assuming increasing responsibility for both current and future projects with an interest in growing with the firm
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate efforts on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated strong skills in creative design solutions, innovation and research
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Building Code, building systems and materials
  • Strong working knowledge of current versions of Revit, AutoCAD, 3D Max, Sketch-up, CorelDraw, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiastic team player who thrives in a collaborative environment
What We Offer
  • Competitive salary plus performance-based bonus
  • Competitive 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 for Humanity, Hockey Helps the Homeless, KidsAbility and many other organizations

Why Join Our Team?

We offer challenging and rewarding careers, and are committed to integrity and business ethics, with safety as a top priority. We promote a healthy balance between our employees’ professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements.

 

How to Apply

Please apply above. If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged.

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!