Architectural Designer - ( 230003IO )DescriptionThe 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, we bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!Your OpportunityStantec’s Buildings group in Berkley provides Architecture, Interior Design and Engineering 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.You will work on a wide range of tasks under the guidance of a Senior Designer or Architect. You will be assisting on design, technical development and construction activities for projects supporting the full breadth our sectors. This is an exciting career opportunity in a dynamic, team-focused work environment for a Junior Architectural Designer with a professional degree and 0 to 5 years architectural experience.Your Key Responsibilities
Supports project teams in development of design documentation.
Assists in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, massing 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 site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, and details.
Coordinates 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.
Implements sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment.
Takes assigned roles from concept to completion.
QualificationsYour Capabilities and Credentials
Curiosity about and willingness to explore highly technical project types.
Willingness to take on new roles and responsibilities.
Attention to detail.
Basic knowledge and application of accessibility codes and applicable building codes.
Basic knowledge of building construction systems means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards are expected.
Basic understanding of all phases of architectural document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
Ability to conduct space planning, block planning, and adjacencies in coordination with building program.
Ability to develop floor plans, wall sections, and details.
Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of architectural document production.
Ability to engage in creative and critical thought. To hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.
Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material. To communicate abstract ideas (verbal/written)
Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD; Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUP. Knowledge of Newforma and Bluebeam is optional.
Prefer 3D rendering / graphic skills.
Education and Experience
Minimum of a professional degree in Architecture is required.
Minimum 0 to 5 years of experience, working toward architectural licensure is 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.
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.
Stantec has been named by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women.
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-Michigan-BerkleyOrganization : BC-2141 Buildings-US North CentralEmployee Status : RegularJob Level : Entry LevelTravel : NoSchedule : Full-timeJob Posting : Sep 1, 2023, 3:01:12 PMReq ID: 230003IOStantec 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