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Position Description: Intern Architect: Full-Time-Permanent


The Firm is seeking an intelligent and personable individual to assume the responsibility of an Intern Architect.


The Intern Architect is a role focused on preparing architectural designs and documents for a wide variety of building types. The Intern Architect must deal with a number of projects at any given time. As each project is unique, the Intern Architect must possess strong organizational skills to deal with differing scopes and schedules at the same time. The responsibilities of the Intern Architect will include but are not limited to:



  • Work with the Client to establish terms of reference, initiate programmatic and schematic design

  • Work with Site planners to determine all project site plan related constraints

  • Development of conceptual architectural plans and diagrams via commencement of the project design brief template

  • Responsible for the presentation graphics for presentations, 3D renderings, sketches etc

  • Prepare preliminary building layouts

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

  • Review of construction drawings to ensure design integrity

  • Drawing and Specification coordination and /or preparation

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

  • Shop drawing review and circulation under supervision of the Project Architect or Project Manager

  • Develop and maintain working relationships with Clients, Contractors, Consultants, Authorities Having Jurisdiction

  • Site reviews

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Architecture

  • Registered in good standing with the OAA as an Intern Architect

  • Minimum 4 years relevant work experience is required for this position

  • Good knowledge of Ontario Building Code, standard construction practices

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

Desired Skills

  • Good leadership skills, comfortable interacting and communicating with a range of people

  • Uncompromising ability to drive work to ensure deadlines are met

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

  • 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

  • Able to work with Project Manager/Supervisor to keep projects on budget

  • 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:


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

ABA Architects Inc. has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities.




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