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Thank you for considering Diamond Schmitt Architects for your future employment. Please apply for job openings by contacting HR@dsai.ca.

Architect (Healthcare Specialist)

Toronto
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We are seeking energetic and enthusiastic individuals with rich experience in healthcare design. The ideal candidate will have at least eight years of well-rounded architectural experience with a demonstrated passion for excellence in healthcare design.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a busy office are key attributes.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of outstanding healthcare designs
  • Ability to meet with clients and user groups to facilitate the design process
  • Ability to work independently and provide mentorship to junior staff.
  • Coordination of internal team, consultants and specification writer during design and documentation
  • Preparation of drawings in a REVIT environment


Qualifications 

  • More than eight years of experience in an environment of design excellence
  • Masters level degree in Architecture
  • Evidence of continuing education in the field of healthcare design
  • EDAC (Evidence Based Design Accreditation) Sigma Six or LEAN training is an advantage
  • Experience with dRofus or similar data management programs is an advantage
  • Experience in a P3 environment is an advantage
  • Eligibility for Membership in the OAA
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Advanced knowledge of current versions of REVIT and AutoCAD
  • Contract Administration experience is considered an asset

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.

Contract Administrator

Toronto
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We are seeking a Contract Administrator who will contribute their outstanding skills to the planning, design and furnishing of a wide 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 contribute design ideas and provide direction to project teams.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide construction administration functions to projects, including both office functions (certificates of payments, preparation of CO’s PC’s, CD’s etc.) and field functions (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
  • Knowledge of Revit and Autocad an asset
  • 10+ years experience required

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.

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.

Intermediate Architect

Toronto & Vancouver
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We are seeking energetic and enthusiastic design focused individuals with a minimum of 5 years architectural experience to join our team.  The ideal candidates will have well-rounded architectural experience and a demonstrated passion for excellence in design.  They should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, very good organizational skills, and be able to multi-task in a busy office.

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

Positions are available in our Toronto and Vancouver studios.

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.

Intermediate Interior Designer

Toronto
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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Exercise their expertise, strong knowledge of furniture materials and finishes
  • Undertake the development of design solutions
  • Coordinate architectural, electrical, mechanical, structural consultants, and other consultants or vendors
  • Build and maintain great client relationships with external and internal clients
  • Prepare working contract documents, plans, details and schedules, using AutoCAD/Revit software
  • Co-ordinate and/or undertake the selection and specification of furniture systems, fixtures and equipment
  • Prepare and co-ordinate project schematic/conceptual design drawings
  • Prepare required layouts, sketches and space plans required to convey design intent
  • Establish and maintain project budgeting and scheduling
  • Coordinate and/or undertake the preparation of required project documents, minutes, schedules and specifications
  • Attend on-site visits and field reviews and direct contractors and vendors as required
  • Responsible for keeping a project on schedule

Experience and Skills

  • 3-8 years of experience; specifically in Commercial Interiors.
  • NCIDQ qualifications, registered with ARIDO
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design
  • LEED certification is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of federal, provincial and municipal building laws, building and safety codes, health and environmental standards and regulations for commercial interiors.
  • Strong conceptual design and presentation experience through the use of AutoCAD and Revit/or other 3D; or graphic design programs
  • Proficient in SketchUp, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Reader/Writer
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating significant design skills on projects from concept through completion

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.

IT Manager

Toronto
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We are seeking an IT Manager who will oversee the day to day operations of the IT department, working as needed with the facilities team to ensure an optimal working environment for all staff.   This is a full time role with the ideal candidate set to start in the New Year.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day to day operations of IT department, working as needed with the facilities team to ensure an optimal working environment for all staff
  • Identify, develop and implement technology solutions to improve the firm’s overall business
  • Maintains/Manages inventory logs of Hardware/Software
  • Effectively communicates relevant IT-related information to superiors
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of additions, deletions and major modifications to the supporting infrastructure company-wide
  • Oversees the management of business help desk activities and resolves escalated issues if necessary
  • Manages software licenses on a company-wide basis
  • Recognizes necessary network improvements and makes suggestions to the IT Director
  • Complies with and enforces standard company policies and procedures
  • Oversee the implementation of network security at a high level and anticipates future network needs, identifies proactive solutions to satisfy needs
  • Handles difficult personnel situations involving computer systems, using appropriate discretion, HR advice, and respect for the individual
  • Holds responsibility for capacity planning and scheduling vendor negotiations related to IT

Experience Required:  

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 and later (Clustered Hyper-V environment)
  • Citrix XenDesktop
  • HP/Cisco Switching, Routing, Firewalls
  • iSCSI SAN’s
  • MS Exchange 2010
  • Powershell and other scripting languages
  • Mac and Windows desktop environments
  • Strong understanding of server room operations (power, cooling)
  • Conferencing and VoIP technologies
  • Experience planning and deploying IT infrastructure related projects (software/hardware)

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

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.