contract administrator

Salary range: $85,000 – $115,000

Are you passionate about building BC communities? At Station One Architects, our design experts specialize in the following core areas: education and community facilities, and affordable, market, and care housing. We’re looking for an experienced Contract Administrator, Technologist or Architect who works effectively with project teams during construction to ensures design conformity and safety for users. Join us in creating vital community spaces that inspire.

Be part of a team that is humbly confident in transforming clients’ vision into built form.

We value our clients:            We listen. We’re easy to work with. We deliver on time and on budget.

We value our team:                We believe in work-life balance. We care about team culture and offer growth opportunities.

We have big aspirations:     We are a leading architectural firm in the province and we’re still growing. Every member of our team is part of our success. We are committed to exploration and innovation.

Your Opportunity:

As our newest contract administrator, you’ll have an eye for detail to ensure what is constructed conforms to code, architectural drawings and contract. Coordinate changes, review shop drawings, lead site meetings, perform site reviews and coordinate with the project team to ensure a smooth-running project in the construction phase to ensure conformity. We are a company of creative minds. Build your career where innovation and new ideas are valued.

Your Responsibilities

  • Review and mark up shop drawings.
  • Coordinate changes with the client, consultants and contractor, and issue required documentation.
  • Effectively communicate with clients and contractors to identify solutions when issues arise.
  • Monitor construction progress at project locations and ensure design & quality standards are maintained.
  • Produce timely field reviews as projects progress.
  • Attend and/or chair project site meetings.
  • Travel to project locations across the province.
  • Review of progress claims and additional contract administration documents.
  • Participate in continuing education opportunities.
  • Contribute to SOA’s team culture, model our core values to our team, clients and the public.

Your Capabilities

  • Proficient in reviewing shop drawings and processing construction administration documents.
  • Excellent knowledge in BC Building Code and its application to construction projects.
  • Maintain a professional manner while liaising with clients and contractors.
  • Organized, able to work well independently, flexible.
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities.
  • Excellent organizational skills; can prioritize, multi-task, and work independently.
  • Excellent English written, verbal and visual communication skills.
  • Lifelong learner.

Your Credentials

  • Bachelor of Architectural Science, or equivalent preferred. Architectural and Building Technology Diploma considered.
  • 5+ years experience with BC construction methods and projects.
  • Fire-stopping procedures certification.
  • Valid BC drivers’ license, own vehicle and ability to drive throughout BC (travel expenses reimbursed).
  • Bonus points: Experience using Revit and project management software.

Let’s talk. This full-time position based out of Chilliwack offers a competitive salary including full health & dental benefits paid by SOA, 37.5 hour work week, Friday afternoons off in summer, continuing education, team events and travel expenses reimbursed.

Apply by sending your cover letter and resume to Look us up at and follow us @stationone_architects. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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