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  • Architectural Technologist

    Purpose of Position:

    • To carry on architectural drafting and design planning in compliance with specified work orders and the Ontario Building Code
    • To support projects and designs in drafting services and computer aided design (“CAD”) for all of Anchor’s construction work
    • To review and implement current designs, plans, and product trends, using a continuous improvement module
    • To ensure engineering drawings include grading and servicing plans
    • To develop high quality marking graphics including realistic architectural renderings and short video animations
    • To improve the quality of items Anchor uses

    Major Responsibilities:

    • Construct high quality architectural and display models and 3-D virtual models of architectural designs for the purpose of marketing
    • Construct video graphics showing installation of products for marketing
    • Create “stock” plan renderings for internal design and marketing
    • Create working drawings for all stages of project delivery, including client approval, coordination with consultants and engineers, tender submission, permit approval, construction, and “as built” (post construction)
    • Develop design details
    • Prepare presentation drawings
    • Create full sets of working drawings which comply with the Ontario Building Code and municipal bylaws
    • Create, maintain and continuously improve designs, plan layouts, and structural design, which:
      • comply with the Ontario Building Code and municipal bylaws
      • are consistent with current trends and customer demand
      • promote construction efficiency
    • Supervise construction projects and co-ordinate, monitor, and inspect construction work
    • Determine costs and needed materials from conceptual drawings and instructions
    • Assign materials list to CAD drawings
    • Develop construction contract documents for projects of varying scope, from schematic design through to construction administration, with minimal supervision
    • Analyze the Ontario Building Code, municipal bylaws, and other documents and reports to which the project is subject
    • Coordinate documents with other disciplines, analyzing potential risks and conflicts
    • Administer contracts, including municipal approvals, shop drawing reviews, RFI’s, site visits, field observations, reporting, etc.
    • Liaise with customers, project managers, lead designers and engineers
    • Perform site inspections to ensure the project conforms with construction drawings, the Ontario Building Code, and municipal zoning requirements
    • Meets with sales agents, customers and prospective customers to customize plans and designs


    • Diploma in design, drafting, architecture, or related field
    • Building Code Identification Number is an asset

    Experience (Minimum):

    • Two years’ relevant work experience
    • Experience creating drawings for industrial, commercial, institutional and residential projects
    • Experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Interpersonal, organizational, project management skills
    • Oral and written communication skills
    • Able to work individually without supervision
    • Demonstrated problem-solving skills while working under pressure
    • Computer skills
    • Residential construction knowledge is an asset

    Why Join Us?

    Since 1969, the Anchor Group of Companies has been recognized as specialists in our field. Anchor Concrete Products, Lodestar Structures, and Anchor Rebar continue to produce precision products for the construction industry. Our team is focussed on optimizing our operations, supplying high quality products, and creating customized solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

    We believe our employees are our most valuable resource. We offer a rewarding environment where employee contributions are appreciated and rewarded with competitive salaries and benefits including short and long-term disability, dental, extended health benefits, employee assistance program, RRSP matching, ongoing training, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. If you are a detail-oriented individual with a passion for architecture and possess the required skills, we would love to hear from you.

    We offer the opportunity to make a positive mark on the world, in an enjoyable and respectful workplace that is leading the charge in innovation.

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