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Construction Administrator / Architect

Vancouver, British Columbia · Architecture/Engineering

Construction Administrator / Architect
Vancouver, BC
Award-Winning Architecture Firm
Hybrid Work Schedule

Other titles: Contract Admin, Contract Administrator, CA, Senior Contract Admin, Intermediate Contract Administrator, Intermediate CA, Senior CA, Construction Admin, Project Manager, PM

TalentSphere is proud to be partnered with a highly reputable & award-winning architectural studio comprised of architects and designers located in the heart of Vancouver, BC. This firm prides itself on designing sustainable, unique and inviting functional buildings that have a positive impact on the generational users and environments they reside in. With an open concept, collaborative environment, this studio advocates for all voices to be heard. With diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, this firm's designs have been able to excel in every aspect. Their portfolio consists of aquatic and recreational facilities, residential, community, institutional and larger scale urban mixed-use projects.

Our client is currently seeking a Construction Administrator/Architect with more than 5 years experience in a similar role with an Architecture or Engineering consulting firm. This individual will be responsible for bringing the project from the contract documentation stage through the construction phase to complete commissioning and operation of the building, sometimes over a lengthy timeline. The right person will have working knowledge of the building code, industry standards and the ability to interface with clients, architects, designers, engineers and contractors.


  • Perform site reviews to determine compliance with construction contract and relevant building codes
  • Prepare reports to document progress and identify deviation from the construction contract
  • Liaise with owner and contractor to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Track and review shop drawings, schedules, samples, alternate requests, and project change documents to ensure all project documentation is accurate and complete
  • Coordinate, evaluate and process payment certifications
  • Lead the Substantial Performance review process, evaluating project completions and processing of final payments
  • Coordinate with contractor, sub-consultants or relevant building authorities to address and document field issues and to clarify constructability or owner concerns
  • Prepare and coordinate project change documentation, including sketches and drawings or facilitate preparation of sketches and drawings with internal and/or external teams
  • Chair progress meetings before, during, and after the project to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns with various key stakeholders
  • Prepare and issue meeting minutes and track issues for resolution
  • Ensure that all project close out documents are submitted and forwarded to appropriate parties upon completion of the project
  • Assist design and technical staff with constructability reviews and provide feedback/mentorship
  • Represent the organization and interact professionally with clients, sub-consultants, suppliers, and contractors
  • Continually stay educated with current building systems, trends, and building code changes
  • Attend regular internal coordination meetings to report on progress and issues related to assigned projects
  • Ability to travel to project locations, as required

  • A degree in Architecture from an accredited University
  • 5 years minimum post-graduate professional experience
  • 2 years demonstrated proficiency with Revit
  • Familiarity with construction documentation including envelope detailing
  • Experience working as part of a construction team with demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • A solid understanding of the Vancouver Building Bylaw, BC Building Code and other relevant Municipal Zoning Regulations.
  • Good command of the English language, with effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Eligible to work in Canada (must be registered with the AIBC or be eligible for registration in the province of British Columbia)
  • Well-developed understanding of current building systems, and materials
  • A passion for accuracy and organization
  • Demonstrated expertise in the Construction Administration protocols and processes
  • A collaborative and flexible approach
  • Experience as a team player and active contributor

  • To work with an award-winning, sustainably focused design studio
  • Opportunity to grow professionally with excellent mentorship programs
  • Comprehensive benefits paid for by the firm
  • Open concept office, allowing for full collaboration and integration
  • Hybrid work model - 2 days from home
  • Continuing Educational Opportunities
  • Registration support

If you feel that this role might be of interest to you, please apply ASAP as this firm is looking to fill this position as soon as possible.
Only those who match the requirements, will be contacted. Thank you to all those who apply! 

Keywords: CA, Construction, Administration, Coordination, Site, Vancouver, British Columbia, BC, Richmond, Burnaby


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