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Senior Architectural Draftsperson, Full-Time-Permanent

 

The Firm is seeking a highly intelligent and very personable individual to assume the responsibility of a Senior Architectural Draftsperson.

 

The ideal candidate is highly knowledgeable and skilled in producing Architectural Working Drawings, preferably having experience related to a wide variety of building types. The candidate must be proficient in REVIT to be considered. The responsibilities of the Senior Architectural Draftsperson will include but are not limited to:

 

Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop and maintain Program requirements

  • Identify, develop and maintain all Project constraints i.e. zoning, existing conditions, OBC restrictions

  • Prepare preliminary building layouts

  • Lead and Coordinate Project Teams independently or in support of more senior staff

  • Be involved at a high level to advise the design team on issues of constructability

  • OBC review

  • Coordination and overall integration of technical activities (ie. OBC analysis, drawings and specifications)

  • Material/product research and selection

  • Communication with Clients, Consultants, Authorities Having Jurisdiction, Contractors

  • Tender Administration

  • Preparation of Architectural working drawings (either independently or as part of a larger team)

  • Attend site meetings, prepare site reviews and reports, take minutes

  • Shop drawing review and circulation

  • Progress claim review/Certificates for Payment preparation and circulation

  • Response, preparation, and coordination of Project Communications such as RFI’s, CCO’s, CO, Directives, and Clarifications Post Construction

  • Coordination and/or preparation of as-built documentation and project close-out

  • Establish goals, deliverables and timelines for Team Members

  • Develop and maintain working relationships with Clients, Contractors and Consultants

  • Supervise and direct junior and intermediate staff on the project

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering or College Diploma in Construction and Engineering Technology

  • 7-10 years relevant work experience is required for this position

  • Good knowledge of Ontario Building Code, standard construction practices

  • Computer skills in REVIT, AutoCAD 2010-2017, Microsoft Project, Word and Excel, Microsoft Outlook

Desired Skills

  • Strong Leadership skills, comfortable interacting and communicating with a range of people

  • Strong and uncompromising ability to drive work to ensure deadlines are met

  • Versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work in an environment with constantly changing priorities

  • Attention to detail and a strong understanding of construction processes and methods.

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills based on experience, and able to make decisions in a timely manner and in the company’s best interest

  • Focus on continuous improvement

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Organized individual with excellent time management skills

ABA Architects Inc. encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications should provide resume, work samples and references to: resumes@abarchitect.ca

 

Contact Shannon McTaggart at smctaggart@abarchitect.ca or 519-884-2711 if you need accommodation at any stage of the applications process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

 

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Position Description: Part-Time Book Keeper/Receptionist

 

The Firm is seeking an intelligent and very personable individual to assume the responsibility of Part-time Book Keeper/ Receptionist.

 

Position- Permanent -Part-Time (approximately 20-25 hours per week) – Monday to Friday-8:30am –12:30pm

 

The ideal candidate has a solid accounting background, preferably in a construction/professional services environment. Your job will be to support the full-time book keeper in their book keeping and receptionist functions for the company which will include but are not limited to:

 

Book Keeping

  • Check and verify source documents such as invoices and receipts to generate monthly progress reports

  • Allocate and post financial transaction details to accounting software

  • Transfer financial data from Bill Quick to QuickBooks

  • Maintain internal coding system for tracking incoming financial documents

  • Manage accounts receivable

  • Verify discrepancies and resolve clients’ billing issues

  • Prepare financial reports as requested by clients and partners.

  • Performs other duties as assigned from time to time by accountants or partners.

  • Assist with audits

  • Prepare bills and invoices

  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.

  • Facilitate payment of invoices due by sending bill reminders and contacting clients

  • Receptionist

  • Greet and welcome visitors

  • Answer all incoming calls, redirect them or keep messages

  • Manage Boardrooms

  • Receive letters, packages etc. and distribute them

  • Prepare outgoing mail by drafting correspondence, securing parcels etc.

  • Perform clerical/administrative functions

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3 years’ experience working in A/P, A/R and general ledger

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, QuickBooks and BillQuick

  • Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities

  • Customer Service orientation

  • Bookkeeping certification or diploma

Desired Skills

  • A details-oriented person who can make sure the books are impeccable

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Proficiency with accounting system, preferably Quickbooks and BillQuick

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

ABA Architects Inc. encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications should provide resume and references to resumes@abarchitect.ca

 

ABA Architects Inc. has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities. Contact Shannon McTaggart at smctaggart@abarchitect.ca or 519-884-2711 if you need accommodation at any stage of the applications process or want more information on our accommodation policies.


 
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