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Role summary

This technologist role will lead teams of technologists in the production of detailed contract documents (for large and/or technically complex projects), including drawings and specifications, within a team environment. The advanced senior technologist also provides a technical and production support role through design phases. The individual must have a thorough understanding of the processes of conceptualization, design and implementation of buildings as well as the technological aspects of building design from an engineering and construction standpoint. 

What you will require:

Education, Licenses & Certifications:

  • Architectural Technology diploma
  • Engineering Design and Drafting diploma and/or Autodesk Revit training certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution


  • Minimum 7 -10 years of experience in the design/architectural/engineering industry
  • Post-Secondary Diploma from an accredited school or Architectural Technology Program
  • Training in architectural technology, building technical design and construction

What you will work on:

  • Manages a team of technologists to meet project goals on a project or multiple projects
  • Establishes, monitors and reports on project schedule, workplans and budget
  • Collaborates with design staff on issues related to code, sustainability and constructability
  • Prepares architectural and interior design contract documents following company standards
    • Conducts on-site verifications of as-built conditions
    • Conducts building code reviews
    • Oversees production of contract documents 
    • Creates mark-ups and sketches for input into drawings
    • Responsible for design and detailing of complex building elements including exterior envelope
    • Responsible for coordination of energy performance compliance
    • Coordinates appropriate specifications with specification writer including procurement and general requirements
    • Reviews and coordinates contract documents from various disciplines (ie: structural, mechanical, electrical)
    • Chairs and minutes project meetings with client and / or consultant
    • Prepares appropriate documentation for Building Permit applications
    • Communicates and responds to authorities having jurisdiction
  • Provides a lead or support role through contract administration phase:
    • Attend construction site meetings and site reviews
    • Review shop drawings 
    • Responds to contractor queries and provides direction as required
    • Manages and completes contract administration paperwork
    • Carries out implementation of record drawings at project close-out
  • Participates in QMS (QA/QC) process including peer reviews of documents from all phases
  • Contributes to the development of technical standards
  • Works independently with minimal support
  • Keeps supervisor informed of progress and issues as they arise
  • Provides guidance and leadership to junior staff as appropriate
  • May be required to pick up/drop off permit applications at the applicable authority having jurisdiction
  • Runs prints and photocopies as required
  • May be required to assist in general office duties on occasion
  • May be required to provide support or assist with various tasks at various skills levels as may be required for project and / or firm success

You will need knowledge competencies: 

  • Advanced understanding of design and construction process
  • Advanced understanding of specifications 
  • Advanced understanding of building materials and installation methods
  • Advanced understanding of local authority process
  • Advanced understanding of architectural document preparation and layout
  • Advanced understanding of building envelope and principals
  • Advanced understanding of energy compliance requirements
  • Advanced understanding of detailing
  • Advanced understanding of building, fire and energy codes
  • Intermediate understanding of construction contracts
  • Proficient at drawing sheet set up, annotating and dimensioning utilizing Autodesk Revit software

You will need technical competencies:

  • Autodesk Revit
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bluebeam REVU

The above description is not a comprehensive list of all activities, duties or responsibilities of the role, responsibilities and duties may be assigned or adjusted at any time with or without notice. S2 Architecture supports an inclusive and diverse workforce. S2 Architecture values and respects the diversity of our team, and we work to create opportunity for each team member to reach their full potential.

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