Careers

Thank you for considering Diamond Schmitt Architects for your future employment.

Diamond Schmitt Architects accepts employees from a wide variety of sources and backgrounds. What unites our team, however, is talent, dedication and a high level of professional skills. Learn more about our culture and community involvement.

Please apply for job openings by contacting hr@dsai.ca.

Open Positions

Location

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to join our Finance team as a Project Accountant. This is a finance role designed to support Project Managers through the life of a project.

The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, very good organizational skills and be able to multi-task in a busy office.  This is a full-time position.  Working hours are from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with summer hours and holiday closure.

Key Responsibilities
  • Project Accounting
    • Set-up and maintenance of projects
    • Timely and accurate monthly billing of projects
    • Reviewing and analyzing projects reports
    • Processing monthly disbursement invoices
  • Managing sub-consultants on the project
    • Tracking consultant costs against budgets
    • Reconciling and processing consultant invoices
    • Ensuring consultants are paid in a timely manner using pay when paid method
  • Project analysis
  • Financial projections and reporting
  • Assisting Project Architects with the development of project budgets
  • Ensuring consistency with firms accounting policies and procedures
  • Other ad hoc projects and reports, as they come up
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Some project accounting experience in a professional services firm – architecture or design firm preferred
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel
  • Experience with BST Global is an asset
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter with ability to prioritize
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and in team setting
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to join our Finance team as a General Accountant. This is an excellent role that will involve various finance related activities.   

The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, very good organizational skills and be able to multi-task in a busy office.  This is a full-time position.  Working hours are from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with summer hours and holiday closure.

Key Responsibilities
  • Reconciling sub-consultant statements on a monthly basis
  • Preparing monthly account receivable reports for the project managers
    • Following up with clients on outstanding invoices
  • Banking – processing deposits in the accounting software
  • Coding and processing vouchers for expenses
  • Entering units entry for plotter and colour copier
  • Reconciling credit card expenses
  • Assisting the accounts payable with weekly cheque run
  • Reviewing and processing expense reports
  • Preparation of reports or schedules for year-end audit
  • Archiving and file storage management
  • Miscellaneous tasks such as scanning/filing/uploading, etc.
  • Other tasks as assigned
Qualifications
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in an accounting department, or post-secondary education (or equivalent)
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Exceptional bookkeeping skills
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly with strong time-management skills
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve
  • Previous experience in an architectural or engineering firm is an asset
  • Previous experience with BST Global is an asset
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for a Contract Administrator who will contribute their outstanding skills to the design and construction of a variety of projects.  The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of architecture and a passion for design innovation and excellence. They will work closely with principals, associates, and architects in a collaborative studio environment to execute design ideas, provide mentorship and to lead project teams during the construction phase. This position will be based in our Ottawa project office and will involve working in close collaboration with other DSA staff, engineering consultants and a design builder.  This is a full-time position serving a long-term project.

Please send your resume to HR@dsai.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Diamond Schmitt Architects encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all aspects of the selection process.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide construction administration functions to projects, including both office functions (shop drawing review, coordination of RFI responses, preparation of CO’s PC’s, CD’s etc.) and field functions (collaborative problem solving, attendance at site meetings, preparation of site instructions, field review reports, etc.)
  • Organize, direct and manage contract administration for projects
  • Implement the project as directed by, or in consultation with the project team
  • Supervise the work effort on assigned projects
  • Work in a collaborative team environment, primarily in construction administration with involvement as required in other aspects of design including pre tender document review
  • Report to the project architect on a regular basis outlining status of job cost control and scheduling issues including general progress and time management issues
Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Revit and Autocad an asset
  • 10+ years experience required
  • Mixed – use and transit project experience
  • Experience with tracking project schedules
  • Knowledge of the OBC and P3 projects is a requirement
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The ideal candidate will be an architect with at least two years of diverse clinical planning experience with large, complex healthcare institutions and facilities and possess a demonstrated passion for excellence in healthcare planning and design.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a busy office, are key attributes.  

Please send your resume and portfolio to hr@dsai.ca.  We thank all applicants who have applied however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Diamond Schmitt Architects encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all aspects of the selection process.

Key Responsibilities
  • Apply clinical planning expertise to the development of outstanding healthcare architecture 
  • Create and develop innovative health care designs
  • Follow established standards and codes in the development of health care designs
  • Support the coordination and integration of engineering disciplines and requirements of medical equipment
  • Actively seek new knowledge in the design and planning of medical and healthcare facilities
Qualifications
  • Intern Architect
  • Have fluency in applicable healthcare codes, regulations, standards and best practices
  • EDAC (Evidence Based Design Accreditation), Sigma Six or LEAN qualifications are an advantage
  • WELL certification is an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of REVIT
  • Experience with dRofus or similar data management programs is an advantage
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment 
New York, New York, USA

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic design focused individual with a minimum of 5 years architectural experience to join our New York office. The ideal candidate will have well-rounded architectural experience and a demonstrated passion for excellence in design.  They should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, very good organizational skills and be able to multi-task in a busy office. They should also be able to legally work in the United States.  

Diamond Schmitt Architects encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all aspects of the selection process.

Key Responsibilities
  • Architectural design, detailing and documentation on projects in collaboration with the project architects and team members
  • Developing and coordinating construction documentation on projects
  • Preparation of 2D, 3D and CAD drawings
  • Working experience with Revit is an asset
Qualifications
  • Demonstrated pursuit of excellence in design
  • Bachelor of Architecture Degree
  • Revit trained and work experience an asset
  • Must also have working knowledge of current versions of AutoCAD.  Experience in modeling software such as Rhino, Sketchup, 3D Max and CS Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) would be considered an asset
  • Experience preparing design and construction documents for institutional and residential projects.  Contract Administration experience is considered an asset.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The ideal candidate will be an architect with at least ten years of diverse clinical planning experience with large, complex healthcare institutions and facilities and possess a demonstrated passion for excellence in healthcare planning and design.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to manage and synthesize large amounts of program data, good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a busy office, are key attributes.  

Key Responsibilities
  • Apply proven and innovative clinical planning expertise to the development of outstanding healthcare architecture 
  • Lead the clinical planning process with clients and the design team 
  • Lead the coordination and integration of engineering disciplines and requirements of medical equipment 
  • Effectively manage the deliverables of the healthcare design team within aggressive project schedules
  • Actively seek new knowledge in the design and planning of medical and healthcare facilities
  • Promote industry knowledge through research, publications and presentations at conferences and symposia
  • Support Business Development within the healthcare sector
Qualifications
  • Licensed Architect
  • Have fluency in applicable healthcare codes, regulations, standards and best practices
  • Evidence of continuing education and research in the field of healthcare design
  • EDAC (Evidence Based Design Accreditation), Sigma Six or LEAN qualifications are an advantage
  • WELL certification is an advantage
  • Working knowledge of REVIT
  • Experience with dRofus or similar data management programs is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Alternate Finance and Procurement models in the health-care environment
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and provide sound mentorship to grow the healthcare design team