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At Jim Bell Architectural Design Inc., we believe that a dedicated team truly makes the difference when it comes to providing superior service to our clients. We have immediate openings for a Senior Architectural Technologist and an Associate Architect and we’re accepting résumés from qualified candidates. Please send your application, including cover letter, résumé and examples of your work to info@jbell.ca with the subject line “Careers – Job Application”.

 

 

We are seeking a Senior Architectural Technologist with residential design experience to help build our team. We have an impressive client base that trusts us to deliver creative architectural design solutions.

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual to join our team. Preference will be given to candidates with 10+ years of residential custom home experience and a proven track record with residential design work.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with our established processes, and programs. Be keen to learn new methods and experiences as a team member
  • Provide design support during the Schematic Design and Design Development phases
  • Provide support with the production of technical drawings as they relate to ongoing projects
  • Use Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp and other software resources to create and prepare accurate construction drawings based on schematic/design development sketches
  • Review design requirements and offer recommendations to support construction projects
  • Liaise with the Project Management team to assist in implementing necessary design requirements, as required
  • Coordinate drawings and provide information to the team
  • Maintain familiarity with current techniques and developments to sustain and improve technical skills
  • The successful candidate will work in the Ottawa-area office but may be asked occasionally to work in the Pembroke office
  • Communicate with clients throughout the design process to share updates and answer questions

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must have post-secondary education or equivalent to a 3-year college diploma in Architectural Technology
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Microsoft Office, and other relevant software with at least 10 years of experience in custom residential work; commercial experience is a definite asset
  • Possesses excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to details to ensure that work is done correctly and thoroughly
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of architectural design principles and procedures
  • Familiar with Ontario Building Code
  • Membership in a relevant Architectural Technologists Association
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with other team members

Qualified candidates should contact us by email at info@jbell.ca with the subject line “Careers – Job Application”. Submit a current resume complete with contact information and examples of your work. We will contact qualified individuals requesting further information and a possible interview.

Please do not call or drop into the office.

 

Job Type:

  • Probationary period leading to permanent full-time employee

Required experience:

  • Residential – 10+ years

Required education:

  • Diploma in Architectural Technology

Job Location:

  • Ottawa and/or Pembroke, ON

Required license or certification:

  • BCIN or OAA

Required language:

  • English
We are seeking an Associate Architect to help build our team and our business. We have an impressive client base that trusts us to deliver creative architectural design solutions. We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual to join our team to provide design services and work with Jim Bell to further build our client base.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Become an integral part of the design team, helping to manage all aspects of the design process.
  • Provide residential and commercial design services in partnership with our existing design team.
  • Conduct phone and site consultations with potential clients to build the business.
  • Work with our established processes, and programs. Be keen to learn new methods and experiences as a team member.
  • Provide support with the production of technical drawings as they relate to ongoing projects.
  • Use Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp and other software resources to create and prepare drawings for all phases of the design process.
  • Review design requirements and offer recommendations to support construction projects.
  • Provide Contract Administration reviews, reports and client/trade liaison.
  • Manage projects and provide information to the team.
  • Maintain familiarity with current techniques and developments to sustain and improve design and technical skills.
  • Based in west Ottawa, but willingness to work in the Pembroke office occasionally depending on changing client workloads.
  • Communicate with clients throughout the design process to share updates and answer questions.
  • Provide code reviews and manage projects involving wood-frame construction, high-performance homes, and LEED building.

Qualifications Include

  • Professional Masters of Architecture degree or equivalent
  • Registered OAA Architect
  • Proficiency in AutoCad, Revit, MS Office, and Sketchup (proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is an asset)
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Ontario Building Code, Zoning bylaws
  • Residential and small commercial experience
  • Experience with Contract Administration and Site Review
  • Ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with other team members

The successful candidate will work in the Ottawa-area office but may be asked to work in the Pembroke office occasionally.
Full-time salaried position with probationary period. Incentives based on our firm’s success.

Qualified candidates should contact us by email at info@jbell.ca with the subject line “Careers – Job Application”. Submit a current resume complete with contact information and examples of your work. We will contact relevant, qualified individuals requesting further information and a possible interview.

Please do not call or drop into the office.

 

Job Type:

  • Probationary period leading to permanent full-time employee

Required experience:

  • Residential – 10+ years

Required education:

  • Masters of Architecture degree or equivalent

Job Location:

  • Ottawa and/or Pembroke, ON

Required license or certification:

  • Registered OAA Architect

Required language:

  • English

 

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