CAREERS —

 

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST

Yamamoto Architecture is in search of a talented and enthusiastic Architectural Technologist to join our creative team on a full-time basis. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with strong project architect skills and have 7-10 years of local experience in Residential Architecture and wood frame construction. We offer a competitive package, including medical/dental benefits, and opportunities for professional growth.

Job Description:

• Generate technical drawings for Rezoning, Design Development, and Building Permit phases.
• Develop Construction Contract Documents.
• Support Code and Zoning Reviews.
• Collaborate in coordinating the Consultant Team.
• Assist during the Construction Administration phase.

Qualifications:

• 7-10 years of local architectural experience.
• Familiarity with current BC building codes: BCBC and VBBL.
• Knowledge of wood frame and concrete construction.
• Understanding of the City of Vancouver’s bylaws and processes is a plus.
• Experience in large-scale residential/multifamily and mixed-use projects is a plus.
• Proficiency in Vectorworks and Mac environment.
• Exceptional organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
• A deep passion for delivering top-notch architectural design.
• Self-motivated, proactive, and adept at task prioritization.
• Ability to thrive under tight deadlines.
• Adaptable and open to changing design directions as needed.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume, outlining your relevant experience, and a portfolio of your work to hlee@yamamotoarchitecture.com. Please limit PDF files to 10MB or provide a Weblink. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

 

CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATOR

Yamamoto Architecture is actively seeking a full-time Construction Administrator with over 5 years of local experience in the Residential sector. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who collaborates effectively with others. We provide a competitive package, inclusive of medical/dental benefits, and opportunities for professional advancement.

Job Description:

• Collaborate closely with Project Manager (PM) and project teams.
• Attend site meetings, prepare site reports, and deficiency lists.
• Ensure that design intent is maintained throughout construction.
• Discuss with PM any changes that may affect design intent or code compliance.
• Assist PM with the production and coordination of construction documents.
• Assist PM with client and consultant coordination.
• Keep project records up-to-date.
• Work on multiple projects concurrently.
• Stay updated with construction methods, products, codes, and technological advancements.

Qualifications:

• Diploma or Degree from an accredited Architecture or Technical program.
• 5+ years of local experience conducting on-site visits, preparing site reports for high-rise residential, multifamily, and mixed-use developments.
• 5+ years of experience with multi-family wood frame construction.
• Strong written and verbal skills.
• Excellent time management and organizational skills.
• Experience with Vectorworks and SketchUp.
• Comprehensive understanding of current building codes: BCBC and VBBL.
• Ability to meet tight project deadlines.
• Excellent critical thinking skills with the ability to work remotely with minimal supervision.
• Must possess a valid BC driver’s license and have their own vehicle for site visits.
• Eligibility to work in BC.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume, outlining your relevant experience, and a portfolio of your work to hlee@yamamotoarchitecture.com. Please limit PDF files to 10MB or provide a Weblink. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.