Junior Architectural Technologist

Junior Architectural Technologist

Shane Homes Ltd., a leading residential production home builder, constructing quality new homes in premier communities throughout Calgary & Airdrie has an opportunity to join its Design and Drafting team.
The ideal candidate will be a positive, enthusiastic, multi-tasking architectural technologist with excellent organizational and communication skills ready to work in a vibrant, busy environment. A minimum of 2 years of residential drafting experience in the Canadian construction industry is a necessity. The candidate must work well independently and as part of a project team. Consideration will be given to candidates with AutoCAD and/or Revit experience.
As an Architectural Technologist you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Prepare a complete set of working drawings, including plot plans
  • Have the flexibility to work on a full range of product types: single family homes, zero lot lines, duplexes and fee simple row houses
  • Work as part of a specialized project team to develop duplex and/or townhome projects
  • Maintain familiarity with architectural and interior design trends and contribute to pushing the design envelope at Shane Homes
  • Basic knowledge in structural design will be considered an asset.
  • Possess a basic understanding of the residential construction process, building materials, permit processes, etc.
  • Have a solid understanding of the NBC AE 2019 and current land use bylaws for Calgary and Airdrie
  • Able to create new complete construction details as requested
  • Review contract documents and customer redlines to make customer changes to standard plans
  • Review & understand Architectural control guidelines.
  • Communicate changes and/or errors effectively to Area Managers.
  • Provide complete work order packages to estimators.
  • Prepare preliminary plot plans of lot and house.
Shane Homes has a combined Drafting and Design team which provides candidates the opportunity to contribute to design work. In addition, there is a great opportunity to work on a variety of product lines to build your skills and career. We allow total customer customization so our team is always working on something challenging or interesting.  

Shane Homes offers a competitive compensation package, excellent work environment, good benefits and an exceptional profit sharing plan. Please email your resume and cover letter stating experience and salary expectations to Human Resources (please note "Junior AT" in the subject line).
No phone calls please. Only successful candidates will be contacted.