Location: Kitchener or Hamilton

Practice: Architecture

Posted: 08-06-2021

Expires: 12-06-2021

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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.

About Us and Our Integrated Approach

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 Architectural Technologist to work with our integrated team in developing architectural design services and solutions. In this role you will be working closely with several architects on various projects as part of our Architectural team  You will provide your technical expertise to our architecture and engineering team members through the entire project cycle to contribute to the design and construction of award-winning buildings for our clients.

**This role is open to applicants interested in working at either of our locations in Kitchener and Hamilton**  

What We Love
  • You are ambitious in your pursuit to be the best
  • You get the importance of paying attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • You embrace progressive change, out-of-the-box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment
What You Will Do
  • Apply knowledge of codes, standards and construction technology to solve specific design problems and implement solutions
  • Determine survey requirements for existing building conditions and plan effective gathering of information of existing measurements, equipment and services
  • Responsible for accuracy and completeness of information
  • Develop drawings from rough architectural sketches, being able to fill in the detail in the sprint of the design
  • Display a sound knowledge of architectural systems 
  • Review of shop drawings related to the fabrication of construction elements for accuracy
What We Need
  • Team orientated and collaborative, willing to mentor junior team members
  • Knowledge of architectural principles, methods and practices
  • Comprehensive knowledge of design, specifications, construction and contracting techniques
  • Familiarity with construction related standards 
  • Excellent drafting and graphic presentation skills in Revit.
  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities, to be flexibile and shift priorities as needed to deal with demands of changed conditions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Diploma in Architectural Technology and/or registration with/eligible for OAAAS/OACETT is considered an asset
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 support Habitat for Humanity, Hockey Helps the Homeless, KidsAbility and many other organizations
Working Conditions and Safety
  • Standard hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm, and some overtime hours may be required from time to time.
  • Ability to travel away from the office is required to assist and attend on-site project meetings.
  • In this role you will work within the company safety policies and procedures, and adhere to any applicable federal or provincial legislation.

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!