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WHAT YOU'LL DO

Are you passionate about architecture and interested in working in an integrated firm? Do you enjoy interacting with and building relationships with clients? Then this position at Omicron is for you!

We are looking for an Architect with 5-10 years of experience to join our team.

Under the direction of the Senior Architect and/or Design Manager, the Architect develops project deliverables (drawings, schedules, reports) in the documentation phases of the project (Schematic Design, Design Development, Contract Documents).

PROJECT DELIVERY
• Has a solid understanding of the contractual obligations of the Architect (Prime Consultant) and can develop and deliver all project requirements (drawings, reports, specifications, etc.) through Schematic Design, Design Development, Contract Documentation, Project Procurement and Construction Contract Administration and Closeout phases
• The Architect is a key part of the “Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)” team and will support... the Project Architect/Design Manager in the coordination of project documentation from all allied design disciplines
• Has strong graphic/visualization abilities and can prepare (in various media) plans, sections, elevations and views of projects for presentations to clients, authorities and other key external stakeholders (design panels, building committees, etc.)

BUDGET/SCHEDULE MAINTENANCE
• Supports the team in project schedule adherence and meeting project objectives and milestones

TEAMWORK
• Attends co-ordination meetings and responds to requests for information
• Attends project and/or site meetings
• Participates in the Construction Contract Administration phase and reviews submittals, Requests for Information and generally assist the PArch/DM in the administration of the construction contract

QA/QC
• Focus on the quality of deliverables by monitoring compliance with corporate standards for Quality Assurance and Quality Control Protocols

OTHER
• Performs others duties as required

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

PROFESSIONAL
• Demonstrated ability to present professional and technical information to internal team members and clients
• Has a clear understanding of Contractual and Professional Liability risks and exposure and work to mitigate the same
• Demonstrates a high level of initiative and independent judgement while performing work duties

TECHNICAL
• Demonstrated expertise in design and/or technical realms
• Displays creativity and innovation while at the same time recognizes the practical requirements of the building industry
• Understanding of basic building envelope principles with regard to materials and roof and wall assemblies
• Developing understanding of code and bylaw requirements throughout the Greater Vancouver area in order to assist with the preparation of documents to meet municipal requirements
• Proficient with REVIT and AutoCAD and how they apply to defined project phases

INTERPERSONAL
• High level of personal integrity and a strong work ethic
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Delivers on promises to project team members, consultants and clients
• Sets the bar high for self and others
• Able to build and maintain professional relationships internally and externally
• Comfortable providing and receiving feedback
• Solutions-focused

EXPERIENCE
• 5-10 years of architectural experience
• Has experience coordinating teams and contributing to all phases of projects

EDUCATION
• Bachelors or Masters degree in Architecture or Environmental Science
• Registration with the Architectural Institute of BC (or eligible to be registered)
• *Only applications with portfolios (or links to a portfolio) will be considered.

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT US

Omicron is one of the largest integrated development, design and construction firms in Western Canada, providing solutions to clients in the Industrial, Institutional, Building Renewal, Commercial, Retail and Residential sectors.

Omicron was established in 1998 by people who believed real estate strategists, architects, interior designers, engineers and builders could work as one unified team to deliver a better experience throughout each step of a building project. In an industry driven by antiquated practices and procedures, we continuously search for a better way of delivering projects by questioning convention and actively supporting our team through the systemic challenges of the building industry.

Omicron was borne on the idea of inclusion: actively inviting different voices to the table and ensuring all ideas are considered, enabling a meaningful process and comprehensive decision-making. Through this philosophy, we created our values and guiding principles for both ourselves and those we work with:

We spark curiosity. Bring your passion. Get involved, ask questions, and unleash your potential.

We show courage. Have the confidence to be heard. Challenge convention and be willing to be challenged.

We value respect. For ourselves, others, and our planet. Seek to include and cultivate a culture of support.

We create connections. Embrace differences and build trust. Diversity drives our innovation.

We are one. Our commitment to each other is our superpower. Together, we persevere and thrive.

Our vision is to create meaningful contributions to our communities, protect our planet, and enrich the human experience. Our mission is a better way of delivering buildings that redefines the design and construction process.

We have been a winner of Canada's Best Managed Companies program since 2009, maintaining Platinum Club member status since 2015. This program recognizes companies that implement world class business practices and create value in innovative ways.

We have a distinctly entrepreneurial culture and are a tech-forward, innovative, sustainable, and award-winning organization focused on success for clients and staff alike.

THE PERKS WE OFFER
• Work-life balance – enjoy flexible/hybrid work and 3 weeks of vacation!
• Wellness package including comprehensive group health and dental benefits, a Health Care Spending Account, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Fitness Program
• Continuing education opportunities to support your career goals
• Parental leave top-up program for new and expecting parents
• Social events like our Grouse Grind BBQ, themed quadrant parties, and impromptu celebrations!
• Being a part of the community through volunteer and fundraising activities
• Convenient location – be steps away from restaurants, shopping and transit
• Corporate discounts and cashback incentives
• And more
Vancouver BC

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