Job Captain - High-Rise Architecture Team

  • 55 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M4V 1N5, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are a global architecture, engineering, planning, and technology firm defining the cities of tomorrow.

By connecting design and technology, we change how people experience their built environment. We work across disciplines to create the intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, and efficient infrastructure that shapes the way people live, move, learn, and heal.

With over 3,000 employees and 60+ offices around the world, we understand what it takes to work locally and scale globally.

At Arcadis | IBI Group, we’re defining the cities of tomorrow.

Job Description

Here's how we work: 

Join one of the largest architectural firms in the world, while retaining the chance to work in a boutique style team on some of the highest profile jobs in Toronto!  We are currently looking for a dynamic Job Captain to join our Toronto practice to work with our high-rise residential and commercial projects.

You’ll have the opportunity to work with a fast-paced, driven team with a proven success record in both design and technical excellence!  The successful candidate will ideally offer experience being involved in projects end to end along with strong production side experience (working drawings) – this will be imperative.  You will have hands-on experience with detailed drawings, strong ability to project manage/coordinate along with strong interpersonal skills to further develop relationships with clients and other consultants.  Furthermore, you will be someone who has a keen eye for detail, a strong critical thinker, and someone who enjoys tackling new challenges and opportunities.  This role will also be involved in design development. 

 Most of the things you’ll work on:

  • Prepare working drawings with BIM (Revit) or AutoCAD for projects
  • Responsible for the creation of technical content including details to the highest standard of excellence while ensuring the design intent is consistently maintained throughout the project 
  • You will work closely with the Project Manager and coordinate with other staff members as well as coordinating all aspects of the project with the Mechanical, Electrical and Structural and other consultants
  • Responsible coordinating and communication within the production team 
  • Assist with resolving difficult operating tasks or drawing production problems 
  • Keeping up to date on codes, construction practices, products, and technology 
  • Work with Contract Administration Department in processing project Shop Drawings and administrative paperwork 


You'll need to have:

  • Diploma in Architectural Technology or a University Degree in Architecture or current OAA member.
  • Minimum 5+ years of related experience 
  • Mid rise and High rise residential experience preferred
  • MUST have hands-on experience with AutoCAD; Revit experience is an asset
  • MUST have high proficiency in developing architectural drawing packages and knowledgeable with detailing is expected
  • Knowledge of Ontario Building Code and Ontario Building Systems is expected
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and time management skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst simultaneously able to complete work and meet deadlines effectively
  • Site experience is an asset but not a necessity
  • Strong leadership and relationship building skills
  • Strong project coordination experience and ability to manage competing deadlines
  • A great roll-up-your-sleeves attitude where no task is too big nor too small, great critical thinking skills with an ability to think outside the box and work with minimal supervision.
  • All applicants MUST submit a portfolio with their resume; include examples of your hands-on experience with developing working drawings and detailed drawings.

Additional Information

We are currently in a work from home model during COVID-19, but when we do return to the office we're located at 55 St. Clair Ave West, this office is steps away from St. Clair station and is easily accessible by bike, TTC and car. Occupying 7 floors, with over 700 employees, it is the largest office at Arcadis | IBI Group. The floors are open concept and represent our collaborative approach to projects.

Arcadis | IBI Group provides a competitive benefit package and pays association dues and licensing fees.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of Arcadis | IBI Group's selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record. Candidates will also need to confirm they are fully vaccinated in accordance with Arcadis | IBI Group’s mandatory vaccination policy in Canada. 

We request applicants submit RESUME AND PORTFOLIO highlighting relevant work experience. Please limit PDF files to 10MB or provide a WebLink.


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