Architect/ Experienced Intern Architect

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Halifax, NS, CALocation:
Fri, Sep 3 '21Posted on:

RHAD Architects is looking to hire an Intern Architect or Licensed Architect with 2+ Years of experience [outside of Co-op hours]. You must have a Masters degree in Architecture and a minimum of 2 years of architectural office experience as an Intern Architect with the NSAA (or other provincial regulatory body). We are looking for a self-starter who thinks ahead and is strongly committed to team-based project design. 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate as a team member in projects of various scales and complexities.

  • Assist other Project Coordinators as needed. Take responsibility for work in all phases of the architectural process and in preparing architectural presentation documents.

  • Research sustainable design/design solutions related to project work.

  • Maintain communications with the Owner and Consultants on project status, design intent, concerns and questions.

  • May need to perform other duties as required.

What We Are Looking For/Your Skills + Knowledge 

  • Professional degree in Architecture with a minimum of 2 years of architectural office experience as an Intern Architect/Licensed Architect.

  • Must be resourceful, flexible and adaptable to changing demands and priorities.

  • Demonstrate strong skills in creative design solutions.

  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate efforts on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Have strong skills in detailed residential interiors

  • Have project coordination experience with clients, consultants, and contractors.

  • Knowledge of the Nova Scotia Building Code, building systems, and materials.

  • Strong working knowledge of current versions of Revit, InDesign, and Dropbox.

  • Good working knowledge of Sketch-up, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Enthusiastic team player who thrives in a collaborative environment

Who We Are: 

RHAD Architects is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary studio that maintains its residential focus while pursuing new genres, which have included multiple-unit apartment developments, tourism projects, public buildings, and art installations.

RHAD aims to develop innovative design strategies for engaged clients in a collaborative studio atmosphere. We share our offices/workspace with Urban Planners and Green Tech Consultants making it a creative work environment. We were nominated for Small Business of the Year by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and strive to make a difference in our community. We are continually working on community initiatives. We have designed and built local community gardens and contributed to local events. We often partner with the Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission on supporting local events and participating in other programs. 

What We Offer 

RHAD offers a challenging career in a positive studio work environment. We provide opportunities to work on innovative projects, as well as the capacity to develop your career. We also support our employees through continuing education programs and a full range of benefits such as; Health and Dental benefits, flexible work schedules, above-average vacation time, and more. 

Please send your Resume and Portfolio to and have ‘Intern Architect Position 2021’ or ‘Architect Position 2021’ in the subject line. Applications open to Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.


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