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Junior Architectural Technician
Faculty of Business, Arts & Design
Temporary-Initiatives & Opportunities
$23.09 – $26.76 per hour
40 hours per week
St. James/Casa Loma
ASAP – March 31, 2013
Schematically designs, drafts and visualizes space planning and programming requirements using computer-aided design tools (e.g., AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp).
Researches and selects materials for various projects, focusing on the functionality of the building.
Makes three-dimensional models of various designs to serve as a project guide and reference for specifications.
Coordinates virtual modeling for presentation, demonstration and feedback.
Writes project plans, schedules, and milestones.
Executes detailed space planning and programming; examines options for circulation and floor plans.
Forecasts future direction, including research of internal, municipal, provincial and federal educational policies, growth and trends.
Identifies and analyzes benefits of ideal locations for college expansion and relocation.
Conducts preliminary zoning and property assessment analysis; writes reports and advises on solutions as required.
Visualizes research analysis and strategic initiatives to internal graphic standards.
Coordinates and communicates with internal and external stakeholders.
Assists with charrette and user consultation workshops, organization, implementation and analysis.
Integrates and aligns external reports with internal master planning initiatives.
Facilitates and schedules stakeholder and client meetings; creates and distributes agendas for meetings; writes and distributes detailed meeting minutes.
Documents and compiles research material for future reference.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Three year diploma or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Architecture or equivalent.
Minimum two years’ experience in strategic master planning initiatives, including: the creation of strategic master planning documents based on qualitative and quantitative research; and using research and college directed mandates to design and develop layouts used to aid in the expansion and renovation of various facilities and campuses.
Professional experience in charrette facilitation and user consultation workshops, including background research, preparing design briefs, logistics and team leading.
Advanced computer skills using software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, Revit and SketchUp.
Excellent oral and written English communication and presentation skills.
Exhibit high levels of interpersonal and problem solving skills to liaise with people at all levels within the profession; analytical skills.
Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines; high level of attention to detail.
Proven ability to work with minimal direction and as part of a team.
Ability to travel between campuses as required.
Ability to work in an environment where diversity of people and situations are encountered.
Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.