Project Architect

Stantec Stantec Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, May 5 '22Posted on:

Project Architect - ( 22000166 )


Stantec’s Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. Our Transit and Civic Buildings sector group is seeking qualified candidates to support our growing practice. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future. Join us to bring transformational building solutions to life.

Your Opportunity

Join a Top 10 global design firm in our Civic/Public and Transit Buildings practice that provides Architecture, Buildings Engineering, Urban, and Interior Design services with a long history and deep commitment to the clients that include transit agencies, public utility providers, the local and federal government.

We are seeking a Project Architect to join our integrated buildings practice. As a contributor on our professional Architecture team, you will work independently to assist clients through the planning and creation of fiscally responsible, cutting-edge designs. Your experience ensures that you are familiar with all phases of project development and capable of leading the production of design and contract documents. You will be innovating and creating new prototypes designed with sustainable products with green architecture sensibility as your goals. You will lead the development of integrated design proposals, continuous updating of a building information model, preparing a variety of output/drawings throughout the project, while leading and mentoring others and collaborating with team members to contribute to the final deliverables as required under instruction from the Project Leader.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for medium to large projects of high complexity.

  • Engage in the development of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats.

  • Utilize BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of buildings and their components.

  • Participate in design critiques and pin-ups.

  • Interpret and apply building codes and requirements of other regulatory agencies.

  • Prepare and revise documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, details.

  • Participate in bidding and negotiation phase and prepares addenda.

  • Review shop drawings and submittals, responds to RFIs, prepares site observation reports, and other contract administration tasks.

  • Lead project coordination and meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.

  • Manage team and process creating contract documents.

  • Participate in client project requirement meetings and value analysis and basic cost estimating.

  • Assist in the preparation of the project specifications.

  • Coordination of specs with construction documents.

  • Participate in constructability review.

  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control on own projects.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Requisite knowledge and application of accessibility codes and building codes.

  • Strong understanding of all phases of architectural document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Capable of developing technical project specifications.

  • Strong knowledge of building construction systems means and methods, materials, and industry standards.

  • Ability to conduct space planning, block planning and adjacencies in coordination with building program.

  • Ability to develop floor plans, wall sections, and details in Revit.

  • Ability to check work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Ability to lead one or more teams through all phases of architectural document production.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of architectural document production.

  • Ability to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Ability to hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.

  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.

  • Ability to communicate abstract ideas (verbal/written).

  • Ability to lead teams and collaborate effectively while working remotely.

  • Strong presentation and interview skills.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, Bluebeam Studio, BIM 360, AutoCAD, Abobe Creative Suite, SketchUP.

  • Experience with E-Specs preferred but not required.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors’ degree in Architecture.

  • Must be a California licensed Architect.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the architectural -engineering industry.

  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP a plus

  • Skilled in Revit.

Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-California-Los Angeles

Job : Architect

Organization : BC-2014 Buildings-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 24, 2022, 10:20:21 AM

Req ID: 22000166

Vaccine Policy: Stantec requires some positions in North America to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to reasonable accommodation to the extent required by law because of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans


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