Technical Design Director

In this leadership role, you will guide the Turkel team and projects through design development, permitting, construction documentation, detailing, and production. You will create, organize, and oversee the preparation of complete sets of construction documents and coordinate and maintain lasting relationships with staff, vendors, consultants, builders, and local regulatory officials.


  • Extensive knowledge of residential wood frame construction
  • A degree or diploma in Architecture or Construction Management
  • Proficiency in Revit, Microsoft Office applications, and SketchUp
  • Minimum 8 years experience creating DDs and CDs
  • Experience supervising staff and coordinating consultants
  • Demonstrated success in project delivery and execution
  • A strong design vocabulary

You will

  • Interpret 3D schematic Design Models and converting them into Design Development Drawings in Revit
  • Create and coordinate Revit models for complex residential projects for permitting, fabrication, and construction, with a keen understanding of the construction process, the specifications, and applicable building codes
  • Review BIMs, DDs, CDs, and shop and panel drawings to ensure that all conform to appropriate specifications, standards, and building codes
  • Coordinate with local regulatory officials, consultants, and builders to ensure that the clients’ needs are met in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Produce, analyze, and advise on detailed specifications for suitable materials and processes
  • Create and oversee the creation of details and families to further expand the existing detail library
  • Research building codes, construction techniques, materials, industry standards, and local regulations
  • Visit construction sites to ensure that architectural specifications are properly followed across Canada and the U.S.

You are

  • A creative and innovative thinker
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Fun, sharp, enthusiastic
  • Committed to quality
  • Someone who has a pride of authorship
  • A good communicator – verbal and written

You enjoy

  • Identifying problems and working with others to find creative solutions
  • Working independently and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Multi-tasking and maintaining focus on a portfolio of projects

We provide

  • Subsidized health insurance
  • 401k program with generous matching

To apply, please submit

  • Cover letter
  • Resume or C.V.
  • Work sample
  • Salary expectation

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