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HOK, OTTAWA ON.
Project Manager, Landscape Architecture

Job Description

    Leadership

  •  Provides onsite interface and supportive representation for the successful delivery Landscape Architectural services.
  • Assists senior management in developing and validating: scheduling, scope of services & tracking budgets. Assists in preparing and coordinating project presentations. Disseminates information pertinent to HOK staff, client and
    project team.
  • Responsible for attending, participating in and/or leading stakeholder sessions, meetings with client and other governing agencies.
  • Responsible for initiating project meetings, meeting agendas, notifications and meeting minutes. Responsible for maintaining design intent as approved
    by the Client.
  • Responsible for managing assigned projects such as: work plans; including identification of project team members, budget, consultants, schedule for completion, fees and costs as well as project change notices or other related actions
    affecting the project.
  • Assists senior management in the preparation and execution of consultant contracts.
  • Solves complex project issues by providing team support and assists in solutions to technical problems.
  • Ensures HOK and Project Standards are adhered to throughout the life of the Project.
  • Incorporates Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects.
  • Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.


    Management

  • Reviews deliverables for adherence to Client protocol and ensures project documentation, deliverables and contracts are in compliance with the
    project protocol.
  • Plans, organizes and manages project team and reports with assigned Project Manager for HOK Canada Planning to ensure consistency in project expectations.
  • Communicates with consultants, contractors, sub-consultants and other disciplines to ensure project details are carried out including technical issues and project information at all levels of contract administration while monitoring activities during the construction phase.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with consultants, contractors and jurisdictional/approval agencies.


    Client Interface

  • Responsible for maintaining client relationships throughout project. Keeps client apprised of project progress on regular basis. Initiates and maintains contact with other key project individuals for clarification, coordination and negotiation of
    critical issues.
  • Represents client in obtaining bids and awarding construction contracts.
  • Participates in Client and Key Stakeholder presentations.


    Business Development

  •  Participates in developing annual business plan for the business unit with
     Regional Leader.
  •  Identifies new additional services when potential scope arises.

    Staff Development

  • Provides leadership including professional development coaching and
    mentoring staff.
  • Defines staff requirements for projects as needed or directed. Makes recommendations to senior management for staff promotions/terminations and may participate in recruiting process.


Other

• Travel may be required.
• Overtime may be required.
• Position is in Ottawa and candidate will be expected to interface with other HOK Canada offices and potentially international team members.
• 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
• Strong knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.
• Thorough understanding of project work plans, schedules, staffing, and budgets.
•  Advanced knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.  
• Ability to manage multiple projects of a complex scope.
• Proficiency in AutoCAD is necessary and working knowledge of Revit is a strong asset.
• Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Working proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch up, and InDesign graphic software is preferred.
• Highly developed communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Basic hand sketching abilities that communicate quick ideas and building techniques is heavily preferred.
• Ability to work within and foster a team environment is essential.
• Ability to effectively meet deadlines is essential.

Required Experience

• Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture.
• 7 plus years’ of well-rounded experience.
• Registration with current license (LARE or equivalent).
• If from another region, license must be transferable to the OALA for recognition.
• LEED AP Accreditation is preferred.

Posted on June 11, 2018

HOK, TORONTO ON.
Sr Landscape Architect

Job Description

• Designs and coordinates landscape architecture projects.
• Designs, develops, modifies and reviews drawings for landscape architecture projects.
• Demonstrates creative thinking abilities and contributes to Firmwide design excellence and problem solving.
• Demonstrates reliable understanding of the relationship between design and constructability.
• Incorporates Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects.
• Continually contributes to the upgrade of the design process, working collaboratively with lead designers.
• Demonstrates effective conflict resolution techniques with clients and project team members.
• Assures HOK document standards are met and archives documents appropriately.
• Assist in preparation of proposals; participates in interviews and public presentations.
• Displays proven understanding of business planning process.
• Participates in intra company agreements, contracts and deliverables and assures HOK standards for project management are met.
• Actively promotes collaborative and innovative culture.
• Proactively engages staff and provides opportunities for development.
• Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.

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
• Proficiency in AutoCAD
• Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, GIS, Ecotect, and InDesign graphic software preferred.
• Proficiency in BIM, Revit preferred.
• Proficiency in NewForma preferred.
• Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to work in team environment.
• Ability to effectively meet deadlines.

Required Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture and at least 6-10 years' experience; or equivalent in appropriate education and experience required. Master’s degree in landscape architecture or urban design may also be required.
• Membership with OALA and registration with current license preferred.
• LEED credential required within 12 months of employment

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Posted on June 11, 2018

HOK, OTTAWA ON.
Landscape Architect

Job Description
• Develops and manages Landscape Architecture and related projects.
• Develops, modifies and reviews drawings for Landscape Architecture projects.
• Demonstrates creative thinking abilities within the parameters of project guidelines and contributes to Firm-wide design excellence and problem solving.
• Demonstrates from experience an understanding of constructability.
• Incorporates Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects.
• Participates in managing client relationship.
• Assures HOK document standards are met and archives documents appropriately.
• Assists in preparation of presentations and project related presentations.
• May be called upon to conduct team meetings with client and consultant representation.
• Understands intra-company agreements, contracts and deliverables and assures HOK standards for project management are met.
• Engages with: Leadership, Consultants, Inter-Company teams, Client Groups, Stakeholders, Suppliers and other project related personal.
• Mentors and directs the work of junior staff.
• Actively promotes collaborative and innovative project delivery.
• Proactively engages staff and provides opportunities for their professional development.

Other
• Travel may be required.
• Overtime may be required.
• Position is in Ottawa and will be expected to interface with other HOK offices in Canada and abroad.
• 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
• Ability to communicate both verbally, graphically and in writing.
• Proficiency in AutoCAD (Proficiency in BIM and Revit preferred).
• Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch up and InDesign (graphic report software) preferred.
• Proficient knowledge of native and domesticated plant species.
• Proficient comprehension of associated built infrastructure associated with area development.
• Ability to work in team environment and effectively meet deadlines.

Required Experience

• Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture.
• 4-8 years’ well-rounded experience.
• Registration with current license required.
• LEED AP Accreditation is preferred.
• Experience in historical contexts with contemporary interventions or interpretation is an asset.

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Posted on June 11, 2018

HOK, TORONTO ON.
Landscape Design Professional

Job Description

• Works on a full range of assignments in supporting the delivery of all project phases and construction administration
• Works to gain experience in comprehensive preparation of master plan reports, construction documentation and the construction process.
• Develops solutions to technical and design problems following established standards.
• Incorporates Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects.
• Displays ability to grasp design concepts and express graphically.
• Builds models for client/project team review.
• Compiles data and performs elementary design computations.
• Performs benchmarking research on programming, comparable projects and images.
• Assures HOK document standards are met and archives documents appropriately.
• May assist team in construction administration document management.
• Displays beginning level understanding of HOK design process, marketing process and supports interview and proposal preparation.
• Displays beginning level understanding of Agreements to work within budget, schedule, work plan and client constraints.
• Actively promotes collaborative and innovative culture.
• Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.

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
• Proficiency in AutoCAD
• Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, GIS, Ecotect, and InDesign graphic software preferred.
• Proficiency in BIM, Revit preferred.
• Proficiency in NewForma preferred.
• Basic knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.
• Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to work in team environment.
• Ability to effectively meet deadlines.

Required Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture or architecture plus 1 to 3 years’ experience; or equivalent in appropriate education and experience required. Master’s degree in landscape architecture or urban design may also be required.
• LEED credential required within 12 months of employment.

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Posted on June 11, 2018

BLUE MOON FURNITURE
Design Focused Sales Position

• Comunicate knowledge of products and design to clients
• Enthusiastic about sales and products
• ability to work with clients to create floor plans, colour palettes and put together complementary groups of furniture and decor
• ability to listen to client requirements and find suitable products

Communication
• communicate in person, on the phone, by email and social media platforms

Showroom Maintenance
• maintain a clean showroom
• design, plan and execute displays
• move furniture

Product Maintenance

• clean products

Computer skills
• general computer skills required
• write invoices, estimates and sales receipts
• create digital floor plans
• ability to create digital images of products a bonus
• correspond by email with clients
• create marketing emails a bonus

Communication skills
• sociable person able to deal with many different people.
• Perfect communication skills

Physical requirements
• able to lift and move a minimum of 50lbs
• able to climb ladders and stairs
• able to negotiate areas under construction
 

Interested candidates should contact Sylvia Bock at sylvia@bluemoonfurniture.ca.

Posted on June 4, 2018


DESIGN POOLE, INC., WINTER PARK FL

Design Assistant

Design Poole Inc. is based in Winter Park, Florida and has produced exceptional design for the hospitality industry since 2000. The design team offers a vast background of experience and talent to the international hospitality industry. Innovation and unique guest experiences drives the creative process while exceeding the clients expectations and meeting business objectives grounds the practice. We maintain a dynamic work environment to inspire great work.

Job Summary
Design Assistant will work closely with Project Managers and other team members to successfully complete projects consisting of Interior Design and in some cases Purchasing or Architecture.

Responsibilities
•    Maintain the Design Library by filing material daily and managing the vendors as they add new material.
•    Circulate any new material to the Designers for review before filing away.
•    Make design selections for projects as directed by Designers.
•    AutoCAD and manual drafting efforts.
•    Fabrication of material boards.
•    Maintain accurate time records of all project related assignments.
•    Perform indirect tasks as directed.
•    Production of FF&A Specifications and Budget.
•    Ask questions.
•    Take notes when receiving assignments.

Qualifications
•    Collaborative with positive attitude.
•    Strong communication and presentation skills.
•    Flexible related to schedule and problem solving.
•    Architecture or Interior Design degree, accredited 4 year program.
•    Required Experience in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop & Creative Suite, MS Office, Gmail
•    Preferred Experience in Illustrator, In Design, Freehand, Sketch-Up

Interested candidates should contact Jorden Adams at Jorden@designpoole.net.

Posted on June 4, 2018


24-7 INTOUCH

Project Design Coordinator

We are changing the way people think about customer service, and we need your help!

Are you someone who likes to make things happen? We are seeking a Project Design Coordinator to be the ultimate organizer, supporting and managing initiatives with corporate expansion, new client onboarding and campus renovations. We’re looking for a multitasking mindset and a passion to meet the needs of our clients.

As Project Design Coordinator, You Will…
•   Work with clients to develop floor plans with color palettes, furniture and decor
•   Present client-specific concept drawings and design ideas, defining clear project scopes and objectives
•   Manage feasibility, cost benefits and quality assurance
•   Prepare and manage status reporting
•   Communicate with both internal and external team members in-person, on the phone and via email
•   Perform other project administrative duties as required

As a Project Design Coordinator, You Have...
•   A post-secondary degree or diploma (BONUS if you have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Architecture, and/or Interior Design)
•  A major in Finance, Marketing and/or Project Management is preferred
•   Experience in vendor selection (BONUS if you have 3+ experience in the BPO space, construction industry or in a project management role)
•   Strong design and graphic communication skills with working knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe, Illustrator, InDesign & AutoCad
•   Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
•   Excellent project management skills, handling multiple concurrent projects
•   The ability to work effectively with multiple teams
•   A commitment to outstanding customer service
•  A self-motivated, creative and efficient personality
•   Strong leadership skills, with the ability to perform responsibilities with a high level of integrity and tact

Interested candidates should contact Jillian Robertson at jillian.robertson@24-7intouch.com

Posted on June 4, 2018


DANIEL MCINTYRE / ST. MATTHEWS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (DMSMCA)

Community Greening and Environment Coordinator

DMSMCA is a non-profit community renewal organization. We work with residents and stakeholders towards the social, cultural, economic and environmentally sustainable renewal and revitalization of the Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews neighbourhoods.

Job Objectives:
The Community Greening and Environment Coordinator oversees the implementation of the DMSMCA Greening and Environment Program – goals, priorities and initiatives outlined under the DM/SM Neighbourhood 5 year plan.

Job Responsibilities:
• Coordinate and support the Community Gardens program, which includes 60 garden plots in 4 community garden locations
• Assist in supervision of summer garden staff
• Assist with running gardening activities for kids and youth
• Develop and present workshops on environmental topics including gardening, food security, active transportation, energy efficiency, etc.
• Network and collaborate with local environmental and community partners, including residents, organisations, businesses and different levels of government
• Develop and write funding proposals (in collaboration with the Executive Director) to support current and future greening and environment initiatives
• Assisting with the planning, developing and implementing of summer events

Qualification and Experience:

• Graduate of a post secondary institute
• Experience with gardening, preferable with community gardens
• Knowledge of environmental topics including active transportation
• Experience creating and presenting workshops on environmental topics including gardening, food security, active transportation, energy efficiency, etc.
• Experience organising and facilitating committees, chairing meetings, taking minutes, etc.
• Knowledge and experience in Community Development and Community Economic Development
• Pro-active leader, positive attitude, enjoys taking initiative, works well independently as well as in a team

Funding requirements:
Funding is provided through the Eco Canada Internship Program
     To qualify candidates must be:
     • 30 years of age or younger
     • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status
     • Possess a minimum of a 2-year diploma
     • Ready to work at a full-time capacity

Skills in the following areas are essential to the position:
• Project Management
• Strong organisational skills
• Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills
• Strong public speaking skills
• Strong collaboration and networking skills
• Proposal and report writing skills
• Understanding and appreciation of inner-city communities
• Outreach to diverse populations
• Working with historically marginalized populations
• Computer capability
• Knowledge of the Daniel McIntyre St. Matthews Community (preference given to DM/SM residents)

Wage:
$16/ hour - health benefits provided after 3 months

Hours of Work:
35 hours/week; some evening and weekend hours required. 6-month term with a possibility of extension based upon funding

Start Date:
Immediately

Deadline for Application:
 Monday, May 21th, 2018 at 4 pm
Applications will be reviewed as received

Thank you to all those who apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

** DMSMCA is an equity employer; members of a visible minority, of Aboriginal descent, are newcomers to Canada and/or live in the inner city are encouraged to apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume
and portfolio with references to:





Jesse Gair, Executive Director
Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews Community Association
823 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0C3
Email: director@dmsmca.ca

Posted on May 14, 2018

NINE YARDS STUDIO

We believe work-life balance is an essential part of human well-being. The ability to maintain a creative and productive mind is greatly influenced by workplace culture. Our workplace culture, offers a collaborative environment for associates to explore ideas and continuously learn through the application of their skills. We understand the mind behind design, which is why we have cultivated a relaxed and flexible work environment…with unlimited espresso. We offer space for forward-thinking individuals who are passionate about great design and want to feel at home.

Nine Yards Studio is an architecture and design collective that engages various individuals with an undying love for design - from architects to graphic designers, craftsmen and photographers. We approach each project with unconditional curiosity, a passion for experimentation and discovery, and a dedication to finding an original and forward-thinking solution. We are seeking an Architect to join our team to be involved in all aspects of the practice of architecture.

This is a full time position starting ASAP. The candidate will specialize in design, graphic presentation, graphic representation duties including but not limited to; putting together presentations, proposals, architectural drawings and renderings, graphic layouts, website updates, interior design palettes, graphic design, etc.



Required Knowledge and Skills:

- Interest in contemporary design and high quality production

- Strong design and graphic communication skills

- Self-motivated, creative, hard-working and efficient
- The willingness to continuously learn and always be striving for forward-thinking and original solutions
- Working knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, In-design, Sketch-Up and AutoCad

- Interior Design or Architecture Education
- Working Knowledge of Revit, Rhino, or additional rendering software would be ideal but is not required



Salary Range: 
Commensurate with level of experience



Deadline for Application:
 June 1st, 2018

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio with references to:




Nine Yards Studio

brandon@9ystudio.com

63 Fitzroy St.
Charlottetown, PEI
C1A 1R4

Posted on May 8, 2018


 JMAA ARCHITECTURE, RED DEER AB

We are a well-respected design oriented architectural practice in the City of Red Deer which has been established for over 40 years.

We are seeking an upcoming/recent graduate student of Architecture with high marks and who illustrates good capability and attitude towards their work for an internship in our office. This person would need to be willing and able to move to Red Deer and become a part of our team. This person shall be progressive, with a pleasant personality and be capable in all aspects of architecture.

The type of work involved is varied, and the intern architect would be involved in a variety of different work as we operate as a small Architectural Practice that produces a large volume of quality work.

The working environment is excellent, and the training that we provide will be second to none.

JMAA would also assist the successful applicant by helping to pay fees to achieve and reach certification to become a full pledged Architect.
 
Submit your interest, together with a resume and brief portfolio to jmaa@jmaa.ca or call 403-346-4542.

This position is available immediately.

Posted on April 30, 2018


 FRANK HILBICH ARCHITECT INC., EDMONTON AB

Frank Hilbich Architect Inc. is a boutique design firm, serving Edmonton and surrounding districts.  We are a small office with a variety of commercial and institutional projects, but with particular expertise related to church facilities, expansions and redevelopments.
We are looking for a Graduate Architect to work directly under our senior architect to provide design support, preparing concept drawings and presentation graphics, along with computer 3d models and renderings.
 
Submit your interest, together with resume and brief portfolio in confidence to frank@fhai.ca

Posted on April 26, 2018

EXCHANGE DISTRICT BIZ - WAYFINDING TEAM MEMBER


The Exchange District BIZ is hiring Wayfinding Team Members.
Click Here for full position details.

Posted on April 10, 2018

DESIGN ASSISTANT / ESTIMATOR - LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
KINDRET LANDSCAPE GROUP


Kindret Landscaping has 2 vacancies for summer students.  Interested applicants should send Cover Letter and Resume to Jared Schewe ( jared@kindretlandscaping.com ).
Click Here for full position details.

Posted on April 2, 2018

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