INTERN ARCHITECT

Location: Kitchener, Hamilton or Toronto

Practice: Architecture

Posted: 10-03-2022

Expires: N/A

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Role At a Glance

The Intern Architect is primarily responsible 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.

 

You’ll Love This Role If

  • You combine your creativity with practically minded solutions that will consider each specific need for design
  • You are ambitious in your pursuit to be the best and bring energy to the design process
  • You get the importance of paying attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture

What You Will Do

  • Collaborate with Project Architects 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 You Bring to the Table

  • 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

Life at WalterFedy

As one of Southwestern Ontario’s leading integrated architecture, engineering, and construction firms, WalterFedy and our sister company, AEC, both play a key role in shaping the way our communities feel and function – it’s an amazing responsibility. 
 

Our ambition goes beyond great design – we’re here to enhance the world around us. To make it happen, we need a team of agile, ambitious, and big-picture thinkers who share our drive to harness our collective talents to do something bigger.  Our team is made up of some of the industry's best. We share a common commitment to questioning the ordinary, infusing everything we do with creativity and challenging our industry to redefine what’s possible.
 

Join us as we move past working for a living, and toward building better communities with smart, influential design.

 

How to Apply

Please apply with your resume and cover letter using the link on this page. You will be redirected to our internal application platform.
 

WalterFedy strives to create a culture of inclusivity and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those from groups traditionally underrepresented in the workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practice and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, creed, national origin, citizenship, status, age, sex, gender identity/expression, marital or domestic partnership status, or disability.
 

Should you require accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact hr@walterfedy.com or call 519-576-2150.
 

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!