Intern Architect

Salary range: $60,000 – $80,000

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 intern architect who designs with purpose and impact. Join us in creating vital community spaces that inspire.

Be part of a team who is humbly confident in transforming our 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 intern architect, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your design skills, produce quality drawings, visualizations and hands-on models. Collaborate with team members while being supported in your journey to becoming a licensed architect. We are a company of creative minds. Grow your career where innovation and new ideas are valued.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects from the production of design and construction documents to construction completion.
  • Provide design direction; utilize 3D visualization to create innovative concepts.
  • Oversee code and life safety aspects of architectural projects, meeting legal requirements.
  • Prepare and submit required documentation for permit applications and occupancy.
  • Effectively communicate your creative vision to clients; present at public hearings and open houses.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with consultants, clients, and user groups.
  • Provide direction and mentorship to junior team members.
  • Travel to clients and project sites across BC as required.
  • Participate in relevant continuing education opportunities, active pursuit of Architect AIBC registration.
  • Contribute to SOA’s team culture and model our core values.

Your Capabilities:

  • Creative professional with an exceptional eye for design; able to align with SOA’s design sensibilities.
  • Passion to manage medium to large scale institutional and multi-family projects.
  • Prepare and assemble complete construction documents for permit application and tender, and preparing project specifications.
  • Knowledgeable with all construction types and applying the BC Building Code.
  • Team leadership skills who can direct, coach and inspire a team.
  • Effective at building successful relationships with clients and consultants.
  • Fluent in Revit and applicable graphic presentation and visualization programs, Microsoft 365.
  • Excellent organizational skills; can prioritize, multi-task, and work independently.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a high-performance environment.
  • Excellent English written, verbal, and visual communication skills.
  • Lifelong learner.

Your Credentials:

  • Masters of Architecture from an accredited university program.
  • Bonus points: Completion of BC Part 3 Code course, Specifier 1 & Specifier 2 courses.

Let’s talk. This full-time position offers a competitive salary including full health & dental benefits, paid for by SOA, 37.5 hour work week, Friday afternoons off in summer, team events and travel expenses reimbursed. SOA supports continuing education to keep us at the forefront.

Apply by sending your cover letter, resume and portfolio to 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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