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Architectural Coordinator

IBI Group

IBI Group

Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 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

Our Global Architecture & Urbanism Division combines the expertise of IBI’s Buildings and Placemaking practice, our Places’ capabilities, and CRTKL’s multi-sector design leadership to offer a diverse range of solutions focusing on human-centric design, sustainability, and technology.

Arcadis has an immediate opening for a well-organized Architectural Coordinator for our Calgary office. You will have the opportunity to help develop architectural guidelines for new residential communities. You will be involved throughout the various stages of the home build from the initial design stage to the final completion. Our team handles the approval process to ensure all homes have a unique character while following the common theme of a development. To be successful you will have a positive professional attitude, work well under pressure, and possess strong verbal and written skills. Your ability to multi-task with attention to detail in a fast paced work environment is paramount.

At Arcadis, you will be an integral member of a diverse network of design professionals who value collaboration, fresh insight, and bold talent. You will also be part of a sought-after culture that supports dynamic career advancement and prizes work/life balance.

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.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Work with Land Developer clients to establish architectural guidelines for multiple communities within Calgary and surrounding areas
  • Coordinate exterior colours and building materials
  • Make enhancements to the exterior elevations of homes to meet the requirements of the architectural guidelines
  • Work with home builders to ensure home plans are in compliance with architectural guidelines
  • Ensure close client relationship is maintained with clients and their staff through regular meetings; stay informed of changing business needs and directions
  • Management and maintenance of project files
  • Reviewing lot grading on builder site plan submissions


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Graduate from a recognized Architectural Graduate Program or Architectural Technologists Program
  • AutoCAD experience would be an asset
  • Electronic File Management program knowledge
  • Microsoft Word and Excel background would be an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential
  • Any experience with home design and home plans would be considered an asset
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplined team environment
  • Strong external client communication skills. Experience working with contractors and other consultants, and coordination of major projects
  • Able to follow instructions and also to work independently
  • Experience working in an engineering consultant or related environment would be ideal

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 highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.