Intermediate Technologist / Architect

Intermediate

Formwerks Architectural Inc. (FWA) is seeking a full-time Intermediate Technologist / Architect to join our team in Vancouver.

FWA is recognized for the creation of innovative, high-quality urban mixed-use developments, community planning, and both multi-family and single-family residential designs.

We are a quickly growing mid-sized architectural design studio and as such offer the opportunity for junior and intermediate people to grow within the firm, develop leadership skills, and run projects. We are seeking self-directed people who are detail oriented with excellent communication and technical skills.

To Apply:

Email your application to office@formwerks.ca.

Please include a RESUME & PORTFOLIO

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Report to and work closely with Partners to eventually grow into a Senior Project Manager role
  • Work on all aspects of a project, from design inception to completion of construction
  • Assist in design development through the use of sketches, CAD and 3D modelling
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Take ownership of your projects and be responsible for translating design ideas into details
  • Research materials, building systems and codes
  • Review and coordinate consultant drawings
  • Complete field reviews and construction communication for your projects
  • Have the ability to meet strict deadlines while maintaining high quality standards
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients and consultants
  • Be provided with an opportunity to advance your career
  • Be an enthusiastic member of a boutique design firm

What we are looking for:

  • Post-secondary education in architecture and/or drafting with a diploma of technology in architecture a minimum
  • 3+ years local experience with wood frame multi-family, town homes, or condos
  • Communication and organizational expertise
  • Experience in detailing, coordination, and producing working drawings
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Experience with Sketch-Up and Vectorworks an asset
  • General CA experience an asset
  • Experience with field reviews is an asset

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages based on experience
  • Extended Health, Vision and Dental benefits
  • Paid Christmas break
  • Internship support
  • Mentorship and training for professional growth and career advancement
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns and Social Fridays
  • Social and team building events
  • Fun work environment with great culture
  • Dog friendly office
  • Remote work options or Hybrid WFH-Office schedule