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MJM Architect Inc. are seeking a Senior Architectural Technologist to join their team located on Vancouver Island in downtown Victoria. The right candidate will receive a full-time position with flexible work hours, company benefits, and almost endless opportunities for professional growth and career advancement which may extend to potential partnership opportunities.

In this role you will lead project teams including technologists and the project manager, coordinate with external designers and consultants, liase with the various authorities having jurisdiction, all while collaborating with the Principal of the Firm. MJM are looking for a self-motivated team member who can work independently, communicate effectively with team members, and manage several workflows. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of project management from conceptual design (including presentation drawings) through to consultant coordination, production of permit drawings, and site reviews. In this role, you will also be called to push for results by providing exceptional leadership. Systemizing the technical operations of the Firm for greater efficiency will be one of your on-going tasks.

Job Duties:

  • Analyzing building codes, by-laws, space requirements, site requirements and other technical documents and reports.
  • Working closely with the Principal to produce schematic design, design development, and contract documents on a variety of project types and sizes.
  • Preparing drawings (CAD or otherwise), specifications, cost estimates and listings of quantity take-offs of material from conceptual drawings and instructions • Developing designs using VectorWorks and/or SketchUp, creating 3D photo-realistic renderings, and assisting in producing design presentations for client meetings.
  • Providing input for the technical team’s employee evaluations and developmental plans.
  • Providing leadership and direction to the production team, the evolving technical detail library, and creating processes to increase work efficiency.
  • Providing mentorship, guidance and direction to production team members.

Preferred Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Diploma in Architectural Technology, a Bachelor Degree, or an experience equivalence.
  • Minimum of 6 to 8 years experience in the field of Architecture.
  • 3-5 years demonstrated experience working with both VectorWorks and SketchUp is a priority.
  • People management skills – ability to motivate employees to work within a budget and towards a shared vision.
  • An understanding and demonstrated experience of project profitability.
  • A growth mindset.
  • A sense of humour will also serve you well.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive wages.
  • Semi-hybrid schedule (mainly In-office work with some windows of working from home).
  • Employee benefits plan after three months.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Exciting training opportunities, professional development allowance.
  • Dynamic culture.
  • No dress code and relaxed work environment.

If interested in the role of Senior Architectural Technologist at MJM Architects, please submit cover letter a resume and a portfolio of working drawings to mylene@mjmarchitect.ca

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