Design Coordinator - ( 2300005F )
The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?
Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!
Stantec is seeking passionate architects and interior designers, working under the guidance of a Senior Designer and/or Architect. This is an intermediate level Architect and/or Designer role. You will be designing schematics specialized in space programming and site planning as well as developing design concepts, lighting plans, material, furniture and finish selections, 3-Dimensional renderings, elevations, sections, and architectural details for projects. You will be assisting with innovative and creative presentations and new prototypes, designed with sustainable products with green architecture sensibility as your goals.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ Support design team in research of programmatic client information.
+ Supports and participate with the team in development of schematic design process.
+ Supports project teams in development of design documentation.
+ Assists in the development of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing, blocking studies, and other visual formats.
+ Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of buildings and their components.
+ 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 floor plans, elevations, sections, and schedules, building elevations, building sections, and details.
+ Coordinates and reviews building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
+ Reviews shop drawings and submittals, responds to RFIs, prepares site observation reports, and other contract administration tasks.
+ Coordination of specs with construction documents.
+ Assists in the evaluation and selection of building systems and materials.
+ Attends project coordination and meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.
+ Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating.
+ Implements sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment.
+ Assists in site analysis, research of concept, benchmarks, typology, and precedents.
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Basic knowledge and understanding of the design process.
+ Basic knowledge of building construction systems means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards is expected.
+ To engage in creative and critical thinking. To hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.
+ To interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material. To communicate abstract ideas (verbal/written)
+ Ability to conduct space planning, block planning, and adjacencies in coordination with building and client program.
+ Basic knowledge and application of accessibility codes and applicable building codes.
+ To develop floor plans, wall sections, and details.
+ Basic understanding of all phases of architectural document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
+ To check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
+ To participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of design development and architectural document production.
+ Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD; Prefer experience with Abobe Creative Suite, Newforma, Rhino, SketchUP, Enscape (or similar 3D modeling software).
**Education and Experience**
+ Bachelor's degree in Architecture and/or bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or related field. Some professional experience preferred.
+ NCIDQ Certificate Holder preferred or working towards certification.
+ LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.
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. We craft and curate bespoke workspace experiences. We tell the client’s story through design. #DesignYourPlace
**Benefits Summary:** 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. 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 employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
**Primary Location** : United States-Illinois-Chicago
**Organization** : BC-2227 Buildings-US North Central
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : No
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Apr 3, 2023, 9:46:32 AM
**Req ID:** 2300005F
Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans
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