Architect (Health care)

Our Surrey office is currently looking for a highly self-motivated and self-directed Architect to assist with the design, detailing and construction of a variety of institutional projects with a strong focus on Health Care. Candidates must present comprehensive and well-rounded qualifications, including:

  • an inquisitive and rigorous design sense
  • understanding of / experience with major institutional projects, particularly related to health care
  • familiarity with current trends in health care planning and design (Lean design, CSA Z317, CSA Z8000)
  • in-depth understanding of building systems, including building envelope
  • understanding of / experience with sustainable design
  • experience / ability to manage a multi-disciplinary team and coordinate consultants
  • ability to meet with steering committees and lead user groups
  • knowledge of the total design process, from concept through construction, with an understanding of different methods of project delivery
  • ability to plan, direct, and execute a set of design, tender and construction drawings and specifications
  • contract administration experience including field reviews
  • project management experience in an architectural capacity is essential

The ideal candidate will be a registered Architect with 10+ years of post-registration experience, having specific experience in health care. Priority will be given to candidates experienced in all phases of the procurement process and possessing the desire and ambition to take a leadership role in the firm. Registration with, or eligibility to be registered with the AIBC is required.

Thinkspace offers a stimulating work environment with an emphasis on continuous learning and career advancement. With many projects in the pipeline, we are growing our team and developing our members for long-term career growth opportunities.

If you’re interested in joining our team, please send your resume and portfolio to [email protected]. Please include a cover letter clearly stating the position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or drop-in enquiries please.


206 - 1470 St. Paul St.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E6
(250) 762 2503


300 - 10190 152A St.
Surrey, BC V3R 1J7
(604) 581 8128