Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.
Stantec’s Buildings group in Berkley provides Architecture, Engineering, and Interior Design across multiple sectors including education, multi-family housing, workplace, civic, and research and development. Our team is passionate about the design quality of the built environment and create designs that are timeless, intelligent, and sustainable. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home.
As a major contributor on our team, you will work independently to assist clients through the planning and creation of fiscally responsible, award-winning designs. Your experience ensures that you are familiar with construction plans, specifications, estimates and building codes. You will be innovative and creative, working with prototype designs and/or developing unique concepts from sustainable products with green architecture sensibility as your goals. You will lead the development of integrated design proposals, continuous updating of a building information model, preparing a variety of output / drawings throughout the project, while leading and mentoring others and collaborating with team members to contribute to the final deliverables as required under instruction from the Project Leader.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ Responsible for projects of medium complexity/size.
+ Engages in the development of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats.
+ Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of buildings and their components.
+ Coordinates building systems to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
+ Implements sustainable design principles into the design and environment.
+ Conceptualizes a building design from both a functional and aesthetic perspective in concert with a client’s requirements, budget, and program.
+ Participates in design critiques and pin-ups.
+ Interprets and applies building codes and requirements of other regulatory agencies.
+ Prepares and revises documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections and details.
+ Evaluates and selects building systems and materials.
+ Assists in the preparation of the project specifications. Coordination of specs with construction documents.
+ Participates in constructability review.
+ Participates in bidding and negotiation phase and prepare addenda.
+ Reviews shop drawings and submittals, responds to RFIs, prepares site observation reports and other contract administration tasks.
+ Leads project coordination and meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner, contractor, and sub-contractors.
+ Participates in client project requirement meetings and value analysis and basic cost estimating.
+ Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects.
+ Inspires creativity, critical thought, and design excellence both internally and externally.
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
* Ability to engage in creative and critical thought.
* Detailed understanding of all phases of architectural document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
* To apply accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes to a wide variety of project scopes and complexity.
* Understanding of the relationship between drawings and specifications.
* Knowledge of building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards.
* To produce at a level that would be perceived externally as excellent.
* To hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.
* To participate in project team setting.
* To check work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage team to meet project budget and schedule.
* To interpret sketches, drawings, codes, building program and other similar material.
* To communicate abstract ideas in writing and verbally.
* Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Newforma, recent modeling software; Prefer experience with 3D Printer, Laser cutter.
**Education and Experience**
+ Professional degree in Architecture or related field & Registered Architect is required.
+ Minimum of 10 years of experience is required.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
_This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice._
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #DesignYourPlace
Ranked the #1 architecture and engineering firm by Building Design Construction for the last decade, Stantec is recognized as an industry leader by Architecture Record, ENR, Interior Design magazine, and more. We offer employee groups that provide support and opportunity for our diverse workforce to grow and develop. Our efforts were recognized when Forbes magazine named us one of America's Best Employers for Women.
Stantec was ranked the 5th most sustainable company in the world and the 1st in North America by Corporate Knights for our 2020 performance.
In February 2021, Stantec announced a pledge to be carbon neutral for 2022 and achieve operational net-zero by 2030. Stantec has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity in 2021.
**Benefits Summary:** Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
_The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements._
**Primary Location** : United States-Michigan-Berkley
**Organization** : BC-2141 Buildings-US North Central
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : Yes, 10 % of the Time
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Oct 25, 2023, 1:13:07 PM
**Req ID:** 230004DI
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