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INTERN ARCHITECT

Location: Kitchener

Practice: Architecture

Posted: 10-15-2019

Expires: 01-31-2020

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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.

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 Intern Architect while also allowing you to work towards developing a unique skill set as an expert in integrated 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).
  • 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, innovative thinking 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.
  • 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, Hockey Helps the Homeless, 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. To learn more about our company visit our website at: walterfedy.com/About

 

How to Apply

Please apply above or email hr@walterfedy.com with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. Also, visit our website for other career opportunities: walterfedy.com

 

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!

 

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