Intermediate Architect – Project Lead

Intermediate Architect – Project Lead


As a growing regional design studio, Lett Architects needs the best talent 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.

With offices in Peterborough and Collingwood, Ontario, Lett has developed best-in-class expertise in serving the public sector (health, education, municipal, recreation, arts) and nonprofit 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.


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.

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

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.


We require an intermediate architectural technologist with good Revit experience and strong BIM skills who is capable of coordinating with consultants and producing accurate drawing packages and details. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator who can assist in supporting early career technologists and be an integral and accountable member of a project team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to take a project lead role and coordinate other disciplines including our internal project teams, 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 relationships, including meeting with clients, progress reporting, and the resolution of issues as required.
  • Coordinating the preparation of specifications, drawings, and cost estimates to ensure they meet established project criteria and applicable standards while working alongside our QAQC team
  • Assisting in maintaining and further developing standards related to our architectural practice, ensuring best practices for project management and delivery.
  • Aware of and effectively utilize current and new design and project management technology.
  • Preparing reports, project plans, schedules, and other supporting documentation.
  • Ensuring Lett’s standards and QAQC protocols are followed.
  • Monitoring project budget hours and project schedule and take corrective action as required.
  • Mentor staff in a motivational environment in areas of project management, team building, efficiency, and customer relations.

Key Skills / Experience:

  • Technical education in architecture (B Arch or M Arch).
  • Licensed OAA
  • Experience using Revit, including working knowledge of BIM practices.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a licensed Architect
  • 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 and project teams simultaneously in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.


What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to work for the highest-ranking B Corp certified architectural firm in Canada.
  • A competitive salary with advancement and growth opportunities.
  • Extended Health Benefits (Health, Life and Dental).
  • Professional association fees paid by Lett (OAA, RAIC).
  • Continuing education allowance of $1500.00 annually.
  • Opportunity to participate in a mentorship program.
  • Hybrid work environment with 3 days on site at one of our locations and 2 days remotely.
  • The opportunity to work in either studio – Peterborough or Collingwood.


What you can expect during the hiring process:

  • initial pre-screen questions via email.
  • 1st interview with the Administrative Principal, one other member of the leadership team, and the Director, BIM.
  • All applicants will be notified of whether they will advance.
  • Exercise to prepare in advance of the 2nd interview.
  • 2nd interview with all Principals of Lett.
  • Decision and offer within 2 weeks of commencing the interview process.


Lett prides itself on our fair and equitable hiring practices. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio to Administrative Principal Kristy Hook at

This job posting closes on June 30th, 2023.

Thank you for your interest in Lett.