Stantec System

Project Architect

US-CA-San Francisco
2 months ago(11/3/2017 3:33 PM)
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Architecture & Interior Design

Your Opportunity

Through our Architecture and Interior Design work, we challenge design ideas of the past to create spaces that foster a culture of collaboration—spaces that are designed for community.


We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space—good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has purpose. We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities. Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to create inspiring spaces for all.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Architect with 10 years’ of industry experience. The Project Architect is responsible for the documentation, design and coordination of the project as defined by project goals established at the outset of a project as well as possessing a demonstrated ability to successfully lead and champion great design. This individual will possess a demonstrated ability to successfully lead the documentation, coordination, and overall technical design of multiple projects simultaneously - where “successfully lead” means that the project is detailed, documented and coordinated within and between disciplines in a way that is consistent with Stantec’s best practices.

Your Duties


  • Understands the client, consultant and contractor relationships and facilitates integration of needs and interests
  • Support our mission of great design, best people, rewarding client experience and sound business approach
  • General knowledge (in depth knowledge greatly preferred) of AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp and other industry accepted software
  • Adheres to our AutoCAD, Revit, graphic, and project management (project checklist) standards


  • Able to maintain and forward the development of the design concept
  • Offers and supports creative technical design and detailing decisions that are in line with project goals and understands their impact on cost, construction, sustainability and other factors
  • Understands and leads the integration of code, zoning, market specific best practices and other issues into the project
  • Adheres to established project sustainability requirements
  • Prepares blocking and stacking concepts conforming to program requirements
  • Has the ability to follow verbal and written instructions to revise, develop and produce plans, elevations and details appropriately


  • Excels in the art, understanding and approach to documenting how the project is to be constructed
  • Understands relationship between design goals and technical constraints and executes accordingly
  • Responsible for and coordinates all project coordination (consultants, code, specifications, etc.)
  • Directs document production in adherence to the project checklist and is responsible for our QA/QC standard implementation
  • Understands and researches current trends in construction, building systems, etc.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A degree in Architecture at an accredited institution
  • A Licensed Architect is preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of related industry experience
  • Zoning, entitlements retail ground-up construction background
  • Proficient in construction practices, phasing impacts, building systems, site and related infrastructure issues
  • A general working knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp and other industry accepted software

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