Architectural Technologist

Hicks Design Studio – Oakville, ON

Posted 2020-11-17



We are currently seeking an Architectural Technologist with a minimum 6 - 10 years’ experience in drafting design. The ideal candidate has strong technical skills in AutoCAD and Revit, is highly motivated to succeed and is passionate about making a positive contribution in the field of architecture. You will have a working knowledge of the Ontario building code, strong problem-solving skills, great communication skills and must be fluent in written and spoken English. You will have experience with preparation drawings, consultant coordination, and project documentation, specifically in med-to-low density commercial building projects.



Your primary responsibilities include:


  • Produce CAD drawings from preliminary concepts including the required drafting and specifications

  • Prepare schematic plans, designs and construction drawings for architectural projects while applying knowledge of design, building materials and assemblies

  • Analyze architectural plans, drawings and make amendments using AutoCAD and/or Revit

  • Prepare and produce presentation quality drawings

  • Refer completed designs and specifications to management for review, alterations, and approval

  • Apply architectural concepts, building code, zoning requirements to develop architectural design documents

  • Work on multiple projects, with tight deadlines, while prioritizing, collaborating, and communicating clearly with all parties involved



To be successful in this role, you will need:


  • At least 6-10 years working experience with med-to-low density commercial construction drawings, coordination, approvals and permit submissions and Ontario Building Code.

  • Ability to interpret and coordinate work of consultant disciplines including civil, structural, mechanical and electrical, landscape, interior design

  • Speed and accuracy in AutoCAD are required and a solid knowledge and experience in Revit is an asset

  • Strong knowledge of construction methodologies, building assemblies, materials application and interpretation of manufacturers' requirements

  • Ability to work efficiently and with accuracy both independently and as part of a collaborative team

  • Willing take on the role of project manager where required.

  • Proficient in other required software such as Adobe Suite, Windows, Office 365



Required Education:


  • Architectural degree or diploma in Architectural Technology or equivalent program


An excellent opportunity awaits the successful candidate, including a competitive salary based on experience, a creative work environment in a highly respected firm with a helpful and collaborative team. 



If interested, please forward a copy of your resume and portfolio to


Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews