Intermediate Architect

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R151822
      In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

      When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

      Job Description:

      Parsons Professional Services Incorporated is a Toronto-based practice with projects in the transit and transportation sector.

      We work closely as an integrated practice and have developed high standards of communication, project documentation, contract administration, and risk management.

      We are currently seeking an Intermediate Architect Designer to join our growing practice on a full-time basis. Salary to be commensurate with experience and expertise.

      POSITION OVERVIEW: Independently performs a wide variety of conventional and moderately complex architectural assignments by applying architectural design standards, practices, and techniques. The incumbent at this level regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in developing original designs and is proficient in the utilization of standard architectural techniques.


      • Performs a variety of assignments such as conducting architectural studies, developing design concepts and design criteria, and preparing related reports. Reviews CAD drawings, renderings, layouts, studymodelsl,s and construction documents.
      • Ensures compliance with all applicable codes, standards, and client requirements.
      • Writes construction specifications and prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials.
      • Interfaces with suppliers as required. Coordinates work with engineering and construction representatives onsite.
      • Reviews approves, and issues detailed design and construction drawings and specifications prepared by others.
      • Provides technical guidance to others working on the same or similar projects.
      • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

      KEY RELATIONSHIPS: Supervision Received - Project Architect; Project Manager; Supervision Given - Architectural Designer/Drafters (technical guidance only), Internal Contacts - All employees engaged on the project; External Contacts – Contractors, Suppliers; Client

      EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture (or equivalent) is required with 3-5 years of post-graduate experience. Professional registration is preferred but not required at this level.

      SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: Requires proficiency in the application of architectural design standards, practices, and techniques, as well as a demonstrated proficiency in sketching, rendering, model-building, and presentation drawing. General proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit software are required.

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      Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

      Not Applicable/None

      This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

      For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

      We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

      Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

      We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!
  • About the company

      Parsons Corporation is an American technology-focused defense, intelligence, security, and infrastructure engineering firm headquartered in Centreville, Virginia.