Stantec System

Project Architect

1 week ago(1/12/2018 12:58 PM)
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Architecture & Interior Design

Your Opportunity

Our Architecture & Interior Design group is renowned for creating high-performance, fiscally responsible, and award-winning buildings and interiors. We’re passionate about the design quality of the built environment and create designs that are timeless, intelligent, and sustainable. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home. In our multidisciplinary, team-based environment, collaboration is key among a talented group of architects, project managers, interior designers, engineers, and technologists, who work together to create innovative and integrated solutions for a wide range of clients. Our services include architecture, interior design, and engineering for a variety of sectors.


Stantec’s Philadelphia office is seeking a Project Architect to support our growing Healthcare and Education practices, that have been pillars in our office for many decades. Our clients are in the business of educating and healing our communities and we are committed to supporting them with innovative designs to make that happen. We create spaces that are engaging and uplifting that contribute to our collective sense of health and well-being, and encourage the sustainable stewardship of our communities.

Your Duties

A Project Architect is a licensed professional with responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of the public. They are expected to have a broad set of experience and knowledge, preferably with a strong background in Healthcare or Education projects. They would be expected to promote design excellence, possess technical skills to support project work and employ strong communication to lead a multi-disciplinary team.  They will often serve as the primary contact for a client, communicating progress and status as they lead the design team through the documentation of project work from initial conception to construction administration.  This shall be done in a manner consistent with firm-wide standards for project delivery.


Additional responsibilities include:

  • Support client relationships through project work and meetings
  • Assist in the confirmation of scope, schedule, goals and priorities, budget and staffing.
  • Communicate and monitor an efficient project work plan in compliance with company policies.
  • Participate and collaborate on project activities from concept design through construction administration.
  • Utilizing BIM technology to advance the design and documentation in various architectural phases.
  • Assist in the preparation of specifications in coordination with building plans.
  • Lead project coordination with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractors.
  • Evaluate and promote the incorporation of sustainable design principles.
  • Interpret and apply building codes, energy codes and requirements of regulatory agencies.
  • Participate and support Quality Assurance and Control practices.
  • Perform limited administrative and office management tasks
  • Participates in marketing activities for the office/company.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Architectural registration
  • A minimum of 10 years of similar experience
  • Experience in healthcare and/or education projects is strongly preferred.
  • LEED Green Associate Accreditation or LEED AP is preferred.
  • Good communication skills (verbal/written) and the ability to engage clients
  • Familiarity and use of Revit and Microsoft Office Products

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