1+ months
2018-03-152018-07-28

Senior Project Designer - 1

HOK
Ottawa, ON
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 HOK is looking for talented individuals to join the CENTRUS team as we begin work on the historic Centre Block Rehabilitation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership

  • Originates and develops creative design concepts and the design documents during the design development phase.
  • Supports the resolution of design solutions during the construction documents and construction administration phases. May assist with the completion of construction documents.
  • Incorporates Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects.
  • Develops solutions to design problems.
  • Oversees design team or less experienced designers to ensure design intent.
  • Oversees design team to ensure project is on schedule and within budget.
  • Oversees design team in ensuring that documentation for all phases conforms to quality assurance, quality control and best practice standards.
  • Mentors and directs the work of less experienced staff, may participate in professional development reviews and Lessons Learned sessions.
  • Sets up project team software parameters and manages standards.
  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.
  • Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.

 

Client Interface

  • Regularly communicates with client representatives to verify design requirements and specifications, progress reviews and design delivery.
  • Prepare client presentations and presents design concepts and drawings.

 

Business Development

  • Supports the marketing and business development activities of the office when needed.

 

Teamwork

  • Provides technical support and project communications to team as required.  
  • Attends on-site visits and client meetings to verify design requirements and delivers design progress reviews.
  • Provide support to all team members for specific market, discipline, or areas of design expertise.
  • Assists Project Manager with defining project work plans.
  • Participates in team meetings to ensure the design intent is consistently in adherence.
  • Performs as Team Leader on certain projects.
  • Leads a small team of less senior designer or technicians in developing solutions to technical and design detail problems following established standards.
  • Participates in project reviews regarding project costs, budgets and adherence to schedule.
  • Responsible for tracking electronic project data and files.
  • Facilitates team internal and external project communications.

OTHER:

  • Travel may be required.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • The job duties and requirements that this document describes may be altered or supplemented at any time at the sole discretion of HOK.
Required Skills
  • Advanced design, visual and graphic presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Revit required.
  • Possess basic hand and CAD drafting skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Proficiency in 3D Modeling software such as 3D Studio Max and Viz 2006 required.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, and InDesign graphic software required.
  • Proficiency in NewForma preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge about sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.
  • Thorough knowledge of buildingSMART, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (IDP).
  • Ability to work in team environment and supervise others.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
Required Experience
  • Bachelors degree in architecture or equivalent in education or experience required. Masters degree preferred.
  • Licensed Architect with current registration in your region preferred, if licensure is offered in your region.
  • 15 plus years design experience preferred
  • NCARB registration preferred.
  • LEED accreditation or Green Associate preferred.
Job Location
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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