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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. Architectural technologists and technicians are employed by architectural and construction firms, and governments.
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- 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.
Outlook & Prospects for Architectural Technologists and Technicians in North Shore Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|North Shore Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2011-06-09|
Currently the chances of Architectural Technologists and Technicians finding employment are limited because only a small number of people in this occupation are employed in the local area. Presently there are very few, if any, businesses noted as employing this occupational group.
Although employment opportunities locally are limited, opportunities may exist in other areas of the province or in other regions of the country. People who are able to work elsewhere may want to research opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets within Nova Scotia and across the country. The future employment outlook for Architectural Technologists and Technicians in Nova Scotia is expected to be fair over the next 5 years.
Additional information on Architectural Technologists and Technicians (opportunities in other areas, training, who hires, current job openings, statistics and other information), is available on other parts of this web site.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- Scotsburn Dairy will stop processing milk at its Stellarton facility in January, and the 10 employees affected will take jobs at the company¿s growing ice cream facility in Truro. Scotsburn will keep its distribution centre in Stellarton, where 29 people work, and its milk processing facility in Sydney.
- Authentic Seacoast Brewing Co. in Guysborough hopes to double its workforce of 20 if a distillery is added to its craft beer brewing operation by the end of 2014. The company continues to increase its beer production as well.
- Heritage Gas is currently extending its natural gas distribution network to the New Glasgow area, with a pipeline to the pulp mill in Abercrombie Point. However, further expansion in the area will only come with a commitment from more customers.
- Outside and recreational workers employed by the town of Truro have a new four-year contract, which will include raises as well as changes to vacation time, sick days, and hours of work.
- East Coast Energy Inc. will explore for natural gas in Pictou County over the next 30 to 40 days
- Giant Tiger will open a store in the former Zellers location in the Amherst Centre Mall in June 2014
- Giant Tiger will open in New Glasgow on November 16, employing about 30 people
- Construction is expected to begin within two weeks on a 60-unit apartment complex on the former West Side School site in New Glasgow
- Several new businesses have opened or expanded on South Albion Street in Amherst recently, including Bordertown Flowers and Frills, Hunter Interiors, and D.R. Polly Used Cars Ltd
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