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Title Junior Architectural Technician
Division Faculty of Business, Arts & Design
Category Support Staff
Type Temporary-Initiatives & Opportunities
Incumbent New
Salary $23.09 – $26.76 per hour
Band E
Hours 40 hours per week
Campus St. James/Casa Loma
Effective Date 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
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.
Competition # 12-231
Closing Date January 8, 2013