Architectural Technologists and Technicians

(NOC 2251)
 

Career Description

Architectural technologists and technicians may work independently or provide technical assistance to professional architects and civil design engineers in conducting research, preparing drawings, architectural models, specifications and contracts and in supervising construction projects.

Duties May Include


  • Assist in the development of architectural designs
  • Analyze building codes, by-laws, space requirements, site requirements and other technical documents and reports
  • Prepare manual and CAD (computer-assisted design) drawings, specifications, cost estimates and listings of quantities of material from conceptual drawings and instructions
  • Construct architectural and display models, and 3-D virtual models of architectural designs
  • Prepare contract and bidding documents
  • May supervise drafters, technicians and technologists on the architectural team
  • May supervise construction projects and co-ordinate, monitor and inspect work done by others.

Examples of Titles

Architectural design technician
Architectural design technologist
Architectural technician
Architectural technologist

Where They Work

Architectural technologists and technicians are employed by architectural and construction firms, and governments.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Architecture Certificate
Advanced Architecture Certificate; Advanced
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Architectural Technology Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Architectural Technician Diploma; Online
Architectural Technology Diploma; Co-op; Online; Advanced
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SAIT
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Architectural Technologies Diploma
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Modified on February 21, 2020