Architectural Technologist

Posted: July 11, 2019

What is the opportunity?

Quartek Group Inc. is seeking a Technologist in the Architectural Discipline for an intermediate position to assist in developing architectural design services and solutions. Quartek Group is a design collaborative composing exceptional solutions through the integration of Architectural, Engineering, Planning and Project Management services. In this role, you will be working closely with several architects, engineers, planners and technologists on various projects as part of our Architectural team.

What will you do?

  • apply knowledge of codes, standards and construction technology to solve specific design problems and implement solutions;
  • develop drawings from rough architectural sketches;
  • prepare contract and bidding documents;
  • display a sound knowledge of architectural systems;
  • contribute to regulatory application procedures;
  • produce, analyze and advise on detailed specifications for suitable materials;
  • review shop drawings related to the fabrication of construction elements for accuracy;
  • occasionally visit project locations to gather information.

What do you need to succeed?

We are looking for people who are ambitious in their pursuit to be their best, who pay attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture, and who embrace progressive change, collaboration and creative thinking.

  • completion of a Diploma in Architectural Technology, and/or registered or eligible for registration with OAAAS/OACETT would be considered an asset;
  • minimum of 4 years’ experience in an Architectural office;
  • knowledge of architectural and engineering principles, methods and practices;
  • exceptional drafting skills in Revit and AutoCAD;
  • ability to model and detail in Revit;
  • comprehensive knowledge of design, specifications, construction and contracting techniques;
  • familiarity with construction-related standards;
  • 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 varying complexity and identify appropriate courses of action, using sound judgment and well-developed problem-solving skills;
  • LEED accreditation would be considered an asset;
  • valid G License with own vehicle;

What’s in it for you?

  • a relaxed, friendly and collaborative work environment;
  • participation in team and community building activities;
  • competitive compensation and benefits packages;
  • leaders who support your development through continual interaction;
  • opportunities for growth and advancement;
  • opportunities to make a lasting impact in the community;
  • competitive salary reviewed annually;
  • annual bonuses based on corporate performance and your contribution to that.

About Quartek Group

At Quartek, we believe in achieving career aspirations while improving communities and lives by applying our passion, expertise and experience to a wide variety of private and public building and development initiatives. We are industry leading architects, engineers, planners and project managers working under a single banner delivering integrated building services. 

Our offices are located in the beautiful Niagara Region, home to award-winning wineries, micro-breweries, numerous culinary options, cycling and other active recreational opportunities, a burgeoning art community with the new FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, world-class sporting events and shows at the new Meridian Centre, and Toronto and Buffalo only 60 minutes and 30 minutes away respectively. It’s a great place to live and work!

Check us out at our LinkedIn ‘Life’ page and on Twitter and Facebook.

Apply to this Position:

To apply to this position, please email your resume and cover letter to contact@quartekgroup.com, indicating the position for which you are applying.  We appreciate all interested submissions, but only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Quartek!