Stantec System

Senior Architect - Team Lead

Location CA-SK-Saskatoon
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/8/2018 5:22 PM)
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# of Openings Remaining
Experience (Years)
Architecture & Interior Design

Your Opportunity

We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on social media.

Your Duties

We could design buildings just because we can, but we’d rather create places that inspire. Through our Architecture and Interior Design work, we challenge design ideas of the past to create spaces that foster a culture of collaboration—spaces that are designed for community.


We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space—good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has purpose. We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities. Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to create inspiring spaces for all.


An immediate opportunity currently exists in our Saskatoon office for a Senior Architect/Team Lead to lead our talented team of architects and technologists.  The position also offers the potential for the succesful candidate to be a part of the Leadership Team within our Buildings Group.


We value talent, commitment, and passion for quality design, and are looking for like-minded individuals.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Experience in a variety of building types including commercial, healthcare, educational, leisure and multi-family residential.
  • Develop and maintain lasting client relationships through best in industry service.
  • Provide leadership and direction to project team members, internal and external.
  • Attract and retain architectural staff needed to deliver expertise throughout all phases of projects.
  • Deliver projects efficiently and effectively through inspirational leadership of the architectural team members.
  • Work with the other key staff to develop “win” strategies, including client contact, proposal preparation and preparation of and participation in client interviews.
  • Lead all phases of design and construction and take ownership of drawing delivery and coordination.
  • Deliver projects on time, on budget, winning recognition for design and/or technical excellence.
  • Participate in the continued development of the architectural in-house expertise and technology deployment.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Degree in Architecture; registration as an Architect in Canada
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of architectural experience related to commercial projects; must be experienced in planning, facility programming, all phases of architectural design from conceptual design development to detailed design and be actively involved in the preparation and coordination of construction documents
  • Candidates must be able to lead projects with minimal supervision, manage teams, coordinate consultants, and work directly with clients
  • Strong visual and graphic communication skills a desirable asset
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • Track record of Excellence in technical and contract document production
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a focus on effective collaboration and integration
  • Strong managerial experience in establishing scope, and directing the work of professional architects and technical staff on multiple projects
  • Highly proficient at managing project objectives, priorities, budgeting and scheduling

Stantec has the unique ability to provide our staff with diverse opportunities to collaborate with our network of architectural offices across North America.

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