Intermediate Architectural Technologist

Hicks Design Studio – Oakville, ON

Posted 2021-03-05



We are currently seeking an Intermediate Architectural Technologist with a minimum 7 - 10 years’ experience in drafting design. The ideal candidate will have strong commercial and residential experience with at least 7 to 10 years work experience in Canada, has strong technical skills in AutoCAD (with Revit as an asset), is highly motivated to succeed and is passionate about making a positive contribution in the field of architecture. You will have a high level of comfort with 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 both residential and med-to-low density commercial building projects.


Your primary responsibilities include:


  • Produce CAD drawings from preliminary concepts including 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, Ontario 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 7 – 10 years working experience with both residential and 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 independently from your first day, with efficiently and accuracy, while also being willing to be part of a collaborative team

  • 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 very 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.