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Architectural Technologist

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 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 Architectural Technologist 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 Architectural Technologist to assist 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 form the link between the architect’s concept and the completed construction, bridging the gap between the idea of an attractive functional building and the reality of that building performing successfully.

 

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;
  • Apply principles to unique drawing details;
  • Display a sound knowledge of architectural systems ;
  • Contribute to regulatory application procedures;
  • Produce, analyze and advise on detailed specifications for suitable materials
  • Review of shop drawings related to the fabrication of construction elements for accuracy

 

What We Need

  • Minimum 2 years experience  in an Architect’s office
  • Knowledge of architectural engineering 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 AutoCAD and Revit
  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities, to be flexible and shift priorities as needed to deal with demands of changing conditions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze issues of various complexity and identify appropriate courses of action, using sound judgment and well developed problem solving skills
  • Completion of a Diploma in Architectural Technology, and/or registered or eligible for registration with OAAAS/OACETT would be considered an asset

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 support Habitat for Humanity, Hockey Helps the Homeless, KidsAbility and many other organizations.

Working Conditions and Safety

Standard hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., 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. To learn more about our company visit our website at www.walterfedy.com/firm/about

How to Apply

Please Apply Here 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: www.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