MatchBox Consulting Group is seeking an Intern Architect to join our client, a dynamic architectural firm located in Vancouver with a full range of architectural services in residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects.
The Intern Architect will be responsible for supporting the Architect in Victoria, BC with several projects the company is working on. Some of the main responsibilities include contract administration, front end design, and design development on residential projects primarily. This is a great opportunity for someone to gain experience in various areas of a project and work with a tenured, well-established Architect in the industry.
- Conduct contract administration duties, including reviewing contract documents, coordinating with clients and contractors, and ensuring compliance with contract terms and conditions.
- Collaborate with the project team to develop and refine project goals, objectives, and design criteria.
- Participate in client meetings to gather project requirements and establish design concepts.
- Create conceptual designs, sketches, and 3D models to communicate design intent effectively.
- Work closely with engineers, consultants, and other stakeholders to integrate all project requirements into the design.
- Develop detailed design documents, including drawings, specifications, and material selections, while adhering to relevant codes and standards.
- Coordinate with contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to resolve design-related issues during construction.
- Review and respond to RFIs (Requests for Information) and submittals to ensure compliance with design intent.
- Conduct periodic site visits to assess construction progress, provide design guidance, and address any on-site design issues.
- Collaborate with project managers to monitor project budgets, timelines, and resource allocation.
- Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in architecture.
- 4 years of architectural experience minimum
- Bachelor/Master’s degree in Architecture from an accredited institution
- AIBC certification is a strong asset
- Proficient in Revit and SketchUp; AutoCAD is an asset
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and in a project team setting
- Excellent communication skills in English (both written and oral)
- In-depth knowledge of BC Building Code
Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivalled expertise with our teams extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.
MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application.
We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.
Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com