Architectural Technologist – Retail & Commercial



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9C22990279
  • Posted: August 24, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, a leading Architectural firm that designs and details retail and commercial spaces for the North American market.

The Role:

The Intermediate Architectural Technologist is responsible for preparing a complete set of architectural documents and collaborating with the team in all aspects of the preparation of construction documents in line with the client and company standards. The qualified individual will be expected to perform a variety of architecture related tasks and work with supervisors for timely completion of deliverables.

  • Site visits with supervision and creation of a report for internal review
  • Site audits with supervision and creation of site audit package
  • Preparation of project information sheet
  • Assist in completion of permit documents for permitting department
  • Coordinate architectural drawings with all documents produced by outside consultants
  • Collaborates with team members, consultants and clients/external project managers
  • Preparation of drawing check sets
  • Completion of the company and/or client red lines
  • Creation of permit and/or construction drawings
  • Assist in ensuring designs and deliverables conform to design guidelines, code requirements and other regulations
  • Assist Coordinators/PM with identifying and resolving site-specific issues
  • Creation of tender packages
  • Internal project file maintenance
  • Ensure that all health & safety procedures are followed and all personal protective equipment is worn, as required
  • Work with the Project Manager and Project Coordinator to understand the scope of services and potential scope creep within each project
  • Review project budget hours and ensure time is in line with tasks

The Ideal Candidate:
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the Architectural/Planning/Design field
  • Diploma in Architectural Technology or Bachelor of Architectural Science
  • High proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Technical knowledge of construction detailing, construction methods and building systems
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong leadership skills; able to lead by example
  • Ability to mentor Architectural Technologists in project and company related procedures
  • Organized, with strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, but also able to operate independently
  • Ability to supervise staff and workflow
  • Advanced understanding of guidelines, code requirements, and other regulations
  • Strong organization skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Advanced knowledge of all applicable building codes 

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Chris Roach, Aplin Engineering & Technical. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips, and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Chris Roach

Engineering & Technical

Greater Toronto Area


  • 905.247.5103

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