Project Architect – Aviation – Senior

Location: Vancouver, BC, USA
Added on: 18 Feb 2024, Job offer expires on: 30 Mar 2024

At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve challenging problems. Whether you’re into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there’s something here for everyone.

Your Role

Gensler’s Vancouver office is seeking an Architect with a passion for Aviation to join our Lifestyle team. As a Gensler Architect, your job is to combine creativity and technical knowledge with business skills and understanding to produce functionally beautiful spaces for clients. As part of our team at Gensler you will be a part of a team that creates impactful and memorable experiences that will be remembered for a lifetime.  Your successful track record on these architectural projects and ability to problem solve both individually and part of a team makes Gensler a perfect place to cultivate your career.

What You Will Do

  • Manage client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, civil consultants etc.
  • Support communication between project team, clients, vendors, contractors, consultants, and building and permitting officials
  • Responsible for coordination with Project Leads to directly supervise the teams’ design and technical delivery
  • Work closely with project management to execute plans for all segments within large and complex projects
  • Ability to work independently on a wide range of large, complex and/or highly specialized projects
  • Demonstrates and shares expertise over advanced techniques, concepts, and methods related to technical design
  • Works on critical projects with firmwide impact
  • Possesses advanced analytical skills in addition to unique aviation knowledge and expertise
  • Creates networks and may serve as external spokesperson in the aviation practice area
  • Leads interaction with clients
  • Acts independently and receives oversight from managerial staff in the form of broad objectives
  • Regularly exercises creativity and makes independent decisions
  • Provides technical direction to less experienced team members
  • Provide technical guidance and innovative solutions to resolve complex technical and design challenges
  • Maintain project manual and specifications
  • Conduct and document site visits, process submittals, substitution requests, and RFI’s during construction

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
  • 10+ years of experience, aviation project experience
  • Licensed or registered architect
  • Must be passionate about Aviation projects
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, SketchUp, 3dMax, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and MS Office.
  • Working knowledge of local building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures
  • Demonstrated commitment to sustainability and sustainable building practices required. -Portfolios should include at least 1 project with this particular focus, and candidates should be prepared to talk to this in their interview, especially built projects with LEED, Living Building Challenge, WELL Building Standard, Fitwell and /or Net Zero Building certification

Please upload your portfolio/work samples along with your resume to be considered.

*The base salary will be estimated between $110,000-13,000 plus bonuses and benefits and contingent on relevant experience.

Life at Gensler

Gensler is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Through our Five Strategies to Fight Racism, we continue to create a just and equitable future for our colleagues and our communities with our clients. We are a solid voice for social change as we impact people’s lives and fight racism. At Gensler, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace environment.

As a people-first organization, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.

Perks: We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, wellness programs, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer contributions to the RRSP and twice annual bonus opportunities. As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.

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