Regional Architectural Lead – Transportation and Industrial

Reference #: 10003
City: Vancouver
Region: British Columbia
Secondary Location:
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Buildings

Description

 

VANCOUVER

 

Architecture49 is a growing firm with promising career opportunities for talented people. Our offices, situated from coast to coast across Canada, house a diverse and accomplished group of architects, interior designers, technologists, landscape architects, and support staff, and we are always looking for new people to enrich our team.

At A49, we foster friendly, open working environments where employees can thrive on congenial collaboration. We seek meaningful projects where we can build on our focused expertise and impact the communities in which we work. We strive to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues. We recognize the quality, motivation, and commitment of our employees and celebrate their achievements.

A49 is a national leader in the integrated design and delivery of some of Canada's most important buildings and environments.  With 300 employees and 12 offices from coast to coast across Canada, the firm boasts a history spanning over half a century of profoundly significant contributions to cities and communities.  We are focused in six key areas of expertise: Science & Technology, Hospitality, Healthcare, Security & Defense, Sports & Entertainment and Transportation.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

A49 is currently seeking Regional Architectural Lead to work out of our Vancouver office. This position will focus on and be responsible for the following:

 

  • Serve as lead Industrial and Transportation Architect in the Western Canada Region and be part of the office leadership team

  • Work with the Managing Principal and national Transportation and Industrial Leader to create a long-term strategic plan to develop and meet market and target client goals

  • Assume leadership of our existing body of work with strong clients and a team of talented architects working on transportation and industrial projects

  • Validate that designs and deliverables conform to guidelines, code requirements and other regulations

  • Advise team members on design and/or technical solutions specific to the project types.

  • Attend design team meetings

  • Attend project sites for construction observation

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • A degree or diploma in architecture and/or building technology from an accredited institution

  • Must be a Registered Architect able to be licenced in British Columbia

  • 10+ years of experience in transportation and industrial architecture

  • Strong transportation and industrial experience in Western Canada, especially British Columbia

  • Experience with multiple delivery models including design-build, P3, and design-bid-build in Western Canada, especially British Columbia

  • Experience as an account or client manager, including financial management

  • Strong listener, genuinely interested in people, and able to build followership among teammates and clients, alike

  • Track record of developing new business and relationships with a variety of clients who may own, operate, develop, construct and lead transportation and industrial projects

  • Collaborative work style, always looking for a more effective way to do things

  • Great communicator – verbally and in written form

  • Good mentor – colleagues feel that you have their best interests at heart

  • An extensive background in transportation and industrial planning and design

  • Resourceful and creative problem solver, motivated and energetic

  • Interested in the drivers and ideas impacting the current and future transportation industry

 

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.  This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

A49 welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

A49 is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.





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