Architectural Contract Administrator – Heritage Conservation

  • 340 12 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0H2, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Creative thinking. Collective value.

Lemay brings together a team of architects and designers, leaders and change-makers driven by passion and compassion. We approach every design problem with curiosity, invention and a generous spirit to uncover hidden opportunities. We believe that everyone needs and deserves meaningful space to grow.

Job Description

Do you have a passion for the administration and advising of project related documentation and information during the construction phase? Do you enjoy collaborating with various industry-leading professionals to create better living environments? Can you spearhead the organization, scheduling and management of multiple construction projects with a heritage conservation focus ranging from adaptive reuse, heritage rehabilitation projects to masonry conservation campaigns? The following might be for you!


What you will accomplish with us 

  • Coordinate project planning tools and tactile execution of projects;
  • Support client requirements throughout the lifecycle of a project;
  • Produce heritage constructability content for feasibility studies, functional and budgetary studies;
  • Support and organize the production of technical estimates and documents required for construction approvals and permits along side our Heritage Conservation Team;
  • Develop work plans and monitor project budgets;        
  • Prepare and execute Construction Contracts and Change Management documentation;
  • Collaborate onsite with Clients, Contractors, and Engineering partners.

What you need

  • Professional degree in Architecture/Building Science Engineering from a recognized post secondary institution, or direct construction experience;
  • 5+ years related experience in contract administration or direct construction experience;
  • Knowledge in the principles of project management in terms of scope, time, cost, quality and risk;
  • Knowledge in Building Code, Specification, and Contract Administration forms and procedure;
  • Experience in heritage materials, procedures as well as means and methods;
  • APTi (Association for Preservation Technology) or CAHP (Canadian Association for Heritage Professionals) Membership considered an asset. Or direct on site construction expertise within the field of heritage conservation.
  • Experience, knowledge, and the ability to apply the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada across a range of projects/ primary treatments.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple mandates and priorities simultaneously;
  • Positive and proactive attitude.

What we offer

Lemay makes its employee development and well-being a priority. Part of that is offering the following advantages:

  • Competitive salary and bonus program;
  • Flexible group insurance plan (health and dental insurance, health and well-being management accounts);
  • Payment of professional association membership fees;
  • 3 weeks of vacation;
  • Possibility of flexible schedule and summer schedule;
  • Social activities throughout the year;
  • Creative work environment. – hybrid work available.

Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Our workspace

Suite 1180, 340 12 Ave SW, Calgary AB