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Job Captain

IBI Group

IBI Group

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

Join one of the largest architectural firms in the world, while retaining the chance to work in a boutique style team on some of the highest profile jobs in Toronto! We are currently looking for a dynamic Job Captain to join our Toronto practice to work with our high-rise residential and commercial projects.

You’ll have the opportunity to work with a fast-paced, driven team with a proven success record in both design and technical excellence! The successful candidate will ideally offer experience being involved in projects end to end along with strong production side experience (working drawings) – this will be imperative. You will have hands-on experience with detailed drawings, strong ability to project manage/coordinate along with strong interpersonal skills to further develop relationships with clients and other consultants. Furthermore, you will be someone who has a keen eye for detail, a strong critical thinker, and someone who enjoys tackling new challenges and opportunities. This role will also be involved in design development.

We work with our clients around the world to create, support, and enhance smart, safe and sustainable places where people live, work, learn and thrive. Places impact on the quality of people’s lives. Whether new homes, shops, workplaces, schools and hospitals, manufacturing, research and development facilities, or data and distribution centers. People and communities thrive when the spaces in which they live, work, move and play are designed and managed in a way that best meets their needs.

In Engineering, you'll create some of the world’s most iconic and ground-breaking structures and spaces that transform the world around us, from making journeys easier to opening up public places that bring people together.

Role accountabilities:

  • Prepare working drawings with BIM (Revit) or AutoCAD for projects
  • Responsible for the creation of technical content including details to the highest standard of excellence while ensuring the design intent is consistently maintained throughout the project
  • You will work closely with the Project Manager and coordinate with other staff members as well as coordinating all aspects of the project with the Mechanical, Electrical and Structural and other consultants
  • Responsible coordinating and communication within the production team
  • Assist with resolving difficult operating tasks or drawing production problems
  • Keeping up to date on codes, construction practices, products, and technology
  • Work with Contract Administration Department in processing project Shop Drawings and administrative paperwork


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Architectural Technology or a University Degree in Architecture or current OAA member
  • Minimum 5+ years of related experience
  • Mid rise and High rise residential experience preferred
  • MUST have hands-on experience with AutoCAD; Revit experience is an asset
  • MUST have high proficiency in developing architectural drawing packages and knowledgeable with detailing is expected
  • Knowledge of Ontario Building Code and Ontario Building Systems is expected
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst simultaneously able to complete work and meet deadlines effectively
  • Site experience is an asset but not a necessity
  • Strong leadership and relationship building skills
  • Strong project coordination experience and ability to manage competing deadlines
  • A great roll-up-your-sleeves attitude where no task is too big nor too small, great critical thinking skills with an ability to think outside the box and work with minimal supervision
  • All applicants MUST submit a portfolio with their resume; include examples of your hands-on experience with developing working drawings and detailed drawings

Additional Information

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.
You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of Arcadis selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.

We request applicants submit RESUME AND PORTFOLIO highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.