Intermediate Architect

Intermediate, Architect

As a growing regional design studio, Lett Architects needs the best talent in order to meet the objectives of our core values. We are an established, B Corp certified studio and are aggressively pursuing bold goals in design and project approach. We support agile and lean design principals and are at the forefront of the introduction of Integrated Project Delivery as it takes hold in Ontario.

Located in Peterborough, Ontario, Lett has developed best-in-class expertise in serving the public sector (health, education, municipal, recreation, arts) and non-profit organizations (social services, culture, charities) with designs that are built upon deep stakeholder engagement. Ours is a culture that continually pushes for a deeper vision while respecting clients’ constraints. Above all else, we value relationships, knowing that the best works come from trusting collaborations.

OUR CORE VALUES:

People
People are at the centre of all that we do. We seek partnerships with those who share our principles. We build trust and respect through meaningful engagement amongst ourselves, our partners, and the community.

Culture
Our culture shapes our work. We cultivate a collaborative, inclusive environment that fosters creativity and innovation. We embrace flexibility and encourage levity alongside discipline.

Integrity
As stewards we take responsibility for the impact of our designs. We are committed to creating a state of well-being for individuals, community and the environment.

ROLE OVERVIEW:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years extensive experience with an expertise in design of a variety of building typologies. Reporting to the Principals, the candidate will fulfill an essential role in the studio by working on projects that reflect the studio’s passion of “Design for the Human Spirit.”


QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Technical education in architecture (B Arch or M Arch),
  • Licensed OAA is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Revit and BIM practices.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Previous supervisory and project management experience in a consulting environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of Canadian/Ontario and other relevant codes and standards.
  • Excellent communication, time management and multi-tasking skills, with a strong emphasis on attention to detail.
  • Effectively able to manage a variety of projects simultaneously in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Ability to take a project lead role and coordinate other disciplines including architects, engineers, and other sub-consultants.
  • Working with a design team developing and monitoring design strategies for building construction to ensure efficient and sustainable project delivery.
  • Supporting and maintaining existing customer relationships, and developing new relationships with clients, industry affiliates, engineers, technologists, technicians and construction personnel.
  • Managing all aspects of client relationship, including meeting with clients, progress reporting and the resolution of issues as required.
  • Coordinating the preparation of specifications and drawings and cost estimates, ensuring they meet established project criteria and applicable standards.
  • Assisting in maintaining and further developing standards related to our architectural practice, ensuring best practices for project management and delivery.
  • Aware of and effectively utilizing current and new design and project management technology.
  • Preparing reports, project plans, schedules and other supporting documentation.
  • Ensuring Quality Management protocols are followed.
  • Monitoring project budget hours and project schedule and take corrective action as required.
  • Mentors staff in a motivational environment in areas of project management, team building, efficiency and customer relations.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?

We offer a studio culture that is rewarding and are located in a community that is vibrant, dynamic and affordable. We promote a healthy balance between our teams professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements. We have a generous Health and Dental Benefit Plan.

We are currently working in a hybrid work model where work time is split equally between home and Studio as appropriate for the individual and project types.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply by sending your cover letter, resume and portfolio to Kristy Hook, Administrative Principal at khook@lett.ca.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged.

Thank you for your interest in Lett.