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Stantec Senior Project Architect, Healthcare Architecture in Pasadena, California

Senior Project Architect, Healthcare Architecture - ( 230002OE )


Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.

Your Opportunity

You will support all aspects of the project process from validation/pre-design through construction administration and close-out within Acute, Sub-Acute and Clinical Laboratory Healthcare projects. Coordination with consultants, contractors, and Owners can be a part of your weekly activities to manage projects. Along with your Project Architect, you will support multiple projects at any time, within various phases of design and construction. This position requires an onsite presence as needed in North Hollywood with the Project Manager thru the design and construction phases.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for projects of large and medium complexity/size.

  • Inspires creativity, critical thought, and design excellence both internally and externally.

  • Conceptualizes a building design from both a functional and aesthetic perspective in concert with a client’s requirements, budget, and program.

  • Develops a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats to express the design intent and communicate to project team, client, and building user groups.

  • Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of buildings and their components.

  • Participates in design critiques and constructability reviews.

  • Presents the design with the Project Manager and Project Designer to stakeholders during early project phases. Develops building design in accordance with cost parameters.

  • Develops space planning, block planning, and adjacency diagrams in coordination with building program.

  • Evaluates and selects building systems and materials.

  • Coordinates building systems to ensure compatibility with the design intent.

  • Implements sustainable design principles into the design and environment.

  • Analyzes site incorporating geotechnical, hydrological, environmental, social, economic and contextual conditions.

  • Participates in development of the program and other pre-design efforts.

  • Ensures that design intent is maintained through documentation and construction.

  • Responsible for leading others in project team setting and design critiques and pin-ups.

  • Implement Life Safety strategies for healthcare and related occupancies.

  • Knowledge of Lean tools and on-site big room experience is a plus.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Produce design at a level that would be perceived externally as excellent.

  • Hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.

  • Participate in on-site project team setting.

  • Lead one or more teams on medium size projects through the development of design concept.

  • Check work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage team to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Interpret sketches, drawings, codes, building program and other similar material.

  • Present abstract ideas to the client and client representatives.

  • Apply accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes to a wide variety of project scopes and complexity.

  • Lead a highly collaborative BIM delivery strategy.

  • General knowledge of building construction systems, constructability, materials, and industry associated standards.

  • General understanding of the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Newforma, Sefaira, Recent modeling software; Prefer experience with 3D Printer, Laser cutter.

  • Experience with leading and implementation of Lean Tools.

  • California Registered Architect preferred.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and licensure.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience, preferably on large teams with healthcare or institutional clients. LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #DesignYourPlace

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Salary Range(s):

  • $102,000 - $152,900 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CA

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-California-Los Angeles

Other Locations : United States-California-Pasadena

Work Locations :

Los Angeles CA

Organization : BC-2014 Buildings-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 11, 2023, 4:58:11 PM

Req ID: 230002OE

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans