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Senior Project Architect in Toronto , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

Job Snapshot

What You Will Do

Company Overview

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

We are currently seeking a Senior Project Architect to join the Facilities Business Line and Architectural Practice in our Toronto office. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to lead our architectural presence at this location. The primary focus for this office is rail & transit facility design; however, there is a strategy to transition into a wide variety other public and private sector markets, including but not limited to K-12, higher education, industrial,  food and pharmaceutical.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares architectural working drawings and related project documents
  • Preparation of project specifications
  • Review Shop Drawings and perform other construction administration work
  • Must be able to manage and mentor junior architectural staff
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Develop presentations, designs and technical solutions through all phases of a project.
  • Produce conceptual designs and renderings for project and presentation purposes
  • Assist with preparing proposals
  • Assist with marketing and managing clients


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture 
  • 8-12 years' related experience required, including 3-5 years’ experience with public transit systems
  • Must be a Registered Architect or capable of obtaining within 6-12 months
  • High proficiency in REVIT Building Information Modeling Architecture with experience in both design and construction documentation is required
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, and Adobe Suite
  • Experience with 3D Modeling software such as Sketch Up Pro, Rhino/3D Max or similar is a plus
  • Must be dynamic, creative and detail oriented
  • Working knowledge of Regional and International Building Codes, Ontario Fire Code, OBC, AODA, IAS, CSA, ADAAG, CTA, CLC, OHSR, and NFPA 130
  • Must be able to work effectively in team situations and establish strong relationships with other teams where overlap of client project work exists.
  • Experience with specification writing/editing. 

Life at Gannett Fleming

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
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