A highly innovative bilingual architectural firm, Larocque Elder Architects, Architectes Inc. (LEA) is seeking to hire qualified individuals to join our skilled team in providing the highest level of personalized, multidisciplinary architectural services to our clients throughout Northeastern Ontario.

If you are interested in a full-time career that positions you in a vibrant, dynamic, fast-paced environment that strives for creative and technical excellence; where skills, hard work and commitment are competitively compensated with benefits, we strongly encourage you to email us a résumé and portfolio.  

ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT MANAGER / CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR - FULL-TIME

Successful candidates will have a minimum of the following skill set: 

  • Architectural Degree, Architectural Technologist Diploma or Architectural Technician’s Diploma from a Canadian post-secondary institution.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in a project management role or project administrative role in an architectural firm.
  • Experience in administration of contracts throughout construction, and reviewing architectural working drawings for Institutional, Commercial and Residential buildings.
  • Strong knowledge of construction methodology, building assemblies, materials application and interpretation of manufacturers' requirements.
  • Ability to interpret and coordinate work of consultant disciplines including civil, structural, mechanical and electrical.
  • Strong knowledge of the Ontario / National Building Code.
  • Familiar with NMS specifications format.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work efficiently and with accuracy as part of both a collaborative team and individually.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD software.

Membership in the OAA, OAAAS, AATO, OACETT, LEED accreditation would be considered assets.

Résumés and cover letter submission will be received by e-mail to careers@leaainc.com. Privileged information contained in submissions will be treated with complete confidentiality and information will not be disclosed.

We thank you for your interest in joining the LEA team. Interviewees will be selected based on a candidate's ability to demonstrate relevant experience and the required skills and knowledge outlined above.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.


SENIOR / INTERMEDIATE ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST - FULL-TIME

Successful candidates will have a minimum of the following skill set: 

  • Minimum three (3) years experience working in an architectural firm preparing and coordinating construction drawings and documents for Institutional, Commercial and Residential projects. 
  • Highly proficient with AutoCAD
  • Strong knowledge of the Ontario / National Building Code.  
  • Strong knowledge of construction methodology, building assemblies, materials application and interpretation of manufacturers' requirements.
  • Ability to interpret and coordinate work of consultant disciplines including civil, structural, mechanical and electrical.  
  • Familiar with NMS specifications format. 
  • Excellent oral and written skills. 
  • Ability to work efficiently and with accuracy as part of both a collaborative team and individually. 

Membership in the OAA, OAAAS, AATO, OACETT, LEED accreditation would be considered assets.

Résumés and cover letter submission will be received by e-mail to careers@leaainc.com. Privileged information contained in submissions will be treated with complete confidentiality and information will not be disclosed. 

We thank you for your interest in joining the LEA team. Interviewees will be selected based on a candidate's ability to demonstrate relevant experience and the required skills and knowledge outlined above. Compensation is commensurate with experience.


OAA ARCHITECT - FULL-TIME

Successful candidates will have a minimum of the following skill set: 

  • Membership in good standing with the OAA.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience working in an architectural firm. 
  • Advanced knowledge of the Ontario / National Building Code, AODA, zoning by-laws and other governing regulations. .  
  • Excellent design skills and sense of space and materials. 
  • Ability to act as a project lead / job captain and coordinate Institutional, Commercial and Residential projects of various sizes, scales and complexities from project inception through to completion. 
  • Strong knowledge of construction methodology, materials application and interpretation of manufacturers' requirements.
  • Well versed in reading and coordinating documents prepared by civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical consulting disciplines. 
  • Experience preparing and coordinating specification documents. 
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD or SketchUP. 
  • Construction administration and project management experience. 
  • Excellent English oral and written skills. 
  • Ability to work efficiently and with accuracy as part of both a collaborative team and individually. 

LEED accreditation, would be considered an asset. 

Résumés and cover letter submission will be received by e-mail to careers@leaainc.com. Privileged information contained in submissions will be treated with complete confidentiality and information will not be disclosed. 

We thank you for your interest in joining the LEA team. Interviewees will be selected based on a candidate's ability to demonstrate relevant experience and the required skills and knowledge outlined above. Compensation is commensurate with experience.


INTERN ARCHITECT - FULL-TIME

Successful candidates will have a minimum of the following skill set: 

  • Graduate with a Master's of Architecture Degree.
  • Able to register as an Intern Architect with the OAA. 
  • Strong knowledge of the Ontario / National Building Code.  
  • Experience working in an architectural firm preparing and coordinating construction drawings and documents for Institutional, Commercial and Residential buildings. 
  • Highly proficient with AutoCAD.
  • Strong knowledge of construction methodology, building assemblies, materials application and interpretation of manufacturers' requirements.
  • Ability to interpret and coordinate work of consultant disciplines including civil, structural, mechanical and electrical.  
  • Familiar with NMS specification format. 
  • Excellent oral and written skills. 
  • Ability to work efficiently and with accuracy as part of both a collaborative team and individually. 

Membership in the OAA, LEED accreditation, and/or a working knowledge of SketchUp would be considered assets. 

Résumés and cover letter submission will be received by e-mail to careers@leaainc.com. Privileged information contained in submissions will be treated with complete confidentiality and information will not be disclosed. 

We thank you for your interest in joining the LEA team. Interviewees will be selected based on a candidate's ability to demonstrate relevant experience and the required skills and knowledge outlined above. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

*If you are a Bachelor of Architecture/Design CO-OP student interested in doing a placement at our firm, we encourage you to email us your résumé and portfolio. Employment positions for students are based on availability. 


INTERIOR DESIGNER - FULL-TIME

Successful candidates will have a minimum of the following skill set:

  •  Graduate from a post-secondary interior design program.
  •  Minimum three (3) years experience working in a professional design office / environment.
  •  Proficiency in AutoCAD and Sketchup are mandatory.
  •  Familiar with graphic software including Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
  •  Working knowledge of construction specifications and the Ontario Building Code.
  •  Well versed in standard office software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Excellent oral and written skills, and the ability to work efficiently and with accuracy as part of both a collaborative team and individually.

Membership in ARIDO would be considered an asset

Résumés and cover letter submission will be received by email to careers@leaainc.com. Privileged information contained in submissions will be treated with complete confidentiality and information will not be disclosed.

We thank you for your interest in joining the LEA team. Interviewees will be selected based on a candidate’s ability to demonstrate relevant experience and the required skills and knowledge outlined above. Compensation is commensurate with experience.