Intermediate to Senior Architect – Surrey

We currently have an opportunity in our Surrey office for a self-motivated and collaborative intermediate to senior architect to oversee the design and management of a variety of projects from inception to completion of construction. Candidates must present comprehensive and well-rounded qualifications, including:

  • an inquisitive and rigorous design sense
  • understanding of and experience with major institutional projects
  • in-depth understanding of building systems, including the building envelope
  • understanding of and experience with sustainable design
  • experience and ability to manage a project team and coordinate consultants
  • ability to plan, direct, and execute a set of design, tender and construction drawings and specifications
  • comprehensive contract administration experience including field reviews

What you need to be successful in the role:

  • You are registered with the AIBC (or eligible for registration)
  • You have a minimum of 7 years post-registration experience in Canada
  • You are a self-starter with strong initiative and leadership abilities who can manage multiple projects and mentor staff
  • You utilize your project management skills to achieve goals and meet deadlines
  • You demonstrate sound judgement and communicate well with all stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Your values are in alignment with the firm’s core values: Curious, Client-Focused, Collaborative, Committed and Accountable

Benefits of working at Thinkspace

  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive extended health benefits with premiums paid for staff
  • Health care spending account ($500 annually)
  • Lifestyle spending account ($325 annually)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Work-from-home options
  • Flexible schedule: Work-life balance is prioritized
  • Employee referral bonuses, up to $10,000
  • RRSP Plan

Career Advancement

  • Progressive design culture with interesting, innovative, and challenging projects
  • Mentoring from partners and senior staff
  • Growing practice with room for advancement
  • Professional development actively encouraged
  • Financial support for continuing education programs

Studio Culture

  • Collaborative, open concept work environment
  • Partners are hands on and work directly with project teams
  • Team Building Events for staff and frequent social events for staff, family & friends

**Moving allowance for out of province candidates**

If you’re interested in joining our team, we’d love to hear from you! Please send your resume and portfolio to [email protected]. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or drop-in enquiries.