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Architect - Atlantic region

Date: Feb 12, 2019

Location: Fredericton, NB, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 17985 

Job Category: Construction; Consulting; Engineering; Infrastructure 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

We are actively seeking to hire a licensed architect with strong experience in commercial and industrial projects.  The candidate must have a creative flare, entrepreneurial attitude, and passion in providing comprehensive architectural services to our current and future clients on the east coast.  Ideally the candidate chosen will be in Saint John, NB, but we are willing to consider Fredericton, NB, or Halifax NS.  


·       Responsible for the technical excellence of the architectural tasks and analyses performed;

·       Co-ordinate with project managers, engineers and designers to ensure consistency in execution of project management activities to assure that client's work is completed on time, on budget and within the quality standards of the firm;

·       Prepares and/or oversees the preparation of design and construction documents (plans and specifications);

·       Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the market, help capture new opportunities, direct the bid process liaising with development teams to ensure production of attractive and competitive proposals;

·       Coordinates design efforts with all project disciplines (MEP-Structural-Civil);

·       Complete projects with high levels of design and technical accuracy;

·       Provide leadership, mentorship, guidance and directions to junior employees;

·       Possess aptitude to act as a positive representative of the company and its core values;

·       Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.



·       Licensed Architect with AANB or NSAA is required;

·       LEED AP preferred but not mandatory;

·       12+ years’ experience in architectural design, specifically in industrial or commercial building projects;

·       Experience working in an architectural firm or engineering consulting firm;

·       Passion for integrated sustainable design solutions;

·       Experience with all aspects of architecture projects including: planning, cost estimation, design, development and implementation;

·       Ability to develop a complete set of drawings and specifications;

·       Proficiency and accuracy in MicroStation, AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suites;

·       Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;

·       Demonstrable business development and planning including bid preparation;

·       Demonstrated skill in design and execution of technically complex projects.


The attributes most sought after in this position are:

·       Self-motivation, initiative and the ability to work effectively with all organizational levels;

·       Well organized with good interpersonal skills;

·       Detail oriented individual who takes pride in their work;

·       Can easily prioritize tasks, adapt to change, and work well under pressure.


Being a part of the Hatch and Hatch Architects Ltd teams, provides the opportunity to work with dedicated professionals on a broad range of exciting projects. Hatch is an equal opportunity employer, offers competitive benefits and is committed to developing the career of each employee.



We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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