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Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario

Sr. Architectural Technologist

Posted on: March 9th, 2017

Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services.  While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength.  HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world; that ideas inspire positive change; that coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Our London, Ontario office is currently seeking a Sr. Architectural Technologist, and is requesting applicants based on the following:

Primary Responsibilities

The primary duties of the Sr. Architectural Technologist include leading multi-disciplinary teams and performing layout and detailing on architectural projects. Prospective candidates must have production/design experience in preparation and layout of architectural contract documents and specifications.  The ability to independently coordinate the work of a multi-disciplined team throughout the design and contract document phases of a project is a required skill.

Additional duties include: establishing client and internal meetings and participating in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance; conducting design and contract document work sessions at the project site in conjunction with Project Manager and other disciplines; coordinating workload through design and contract document phases to complete documents on schedule; reviewing architectural documents for areas of conflict with all disciplines; writing / editing architectural specifications; coordinating and assisting, with affected disciplines, any addendum, RFIs, CCNs and change orders and incorporating agreed upon changes into the project documents; and providing, on an as needed basis, construction contract administration.


Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Architectural Technology from an accredited Canadian Institution.
  • Be an accredited Architectural Technologist in good standing with the AATO is preferred.
  • 7-10+ years of working experience are required, which should include experience with Canadian institutional and civic facilities.
  • Ability to lead a team and projects from initiation through contract administration.
  • Able to deal directly with clients, consultants, contractors, suppliers and other design professionals.
  • Ability to assemble construction documents with little supervision.
  • Strong working knowledge with Revit 2016 and AutoCAD 2014 or newer.
  • Knowledge of construction contracts, specifications and tendering process.
  • Strong knowledge of Ontario Building Code and good planning skills.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project Schedule)
  • Knowledge of Sketch Up and Rhino would be considered assets.


At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to  No phone calls, please.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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