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Architects conceptualize, plan and develop designs for the construction and renovation of commercial, institutional and residential buildings. They are employed by architectural firms, private corporations and governments, or they may be self-employed.
architect, architectural standards specialist, chief architect, consulting architect, industrial and commercial buildings architect, residential architect.
- Consult with clients to determine type, style and purpose of renovations or new building construction being considered
- Conceptualize and design buildings and develop plans describing design specifications, building materials, costs and construction schedules
- Prepare sketches and models for clients
- Prepare or supervise the preparation of drawings, specifications and other construction documents for use by contractors and tradespersons
- Prepare bidding documents, participate in contract negotiations and award construction contracts
- Monitor activities on construction sites to ensure compliance with specifications
- Conduct feasibility studies and financial analyses of building projects.
Architects may specialize in a particular type of construction such as residential, commercial, industrial or institutional.
Sudbury, Elliot Lake, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins, Algo, Blind River, Capreol, Cobalt, Englehart, Espanola, Garson Junction, Haileybury, Hearst, Iroquois Falls, Kapuskasing, Kirkland Lake, Mattawa, New Liskeard, Nickel Centre, Parry Sound, Powassan, Temiskaming Shores, Thessalon, Valley East, Blezard Valley, Carol Richard Park, Connaught Hill, Dowling, Elmview, Finntown, Flake, Guilletville, Hanmer, Laurentien, Levack, Lively, McCrea Heights, Naughton, Parkwood, Pinecrest, Porcupine, Pottsville, South Porcupine, Val Caron, Val Therese
Outlook & Prospects for Architects in Northeast 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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Ontario.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-27|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-27|
|Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-27|
|London Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-27|
|Muskoka-Kawarthas Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-27|
|Northeast Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-27|
|Northwest Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-27|
|Ottawa Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-27|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-27|
|Toronto Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-11-27|
|Windsor-Sarnia Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-27|
Additional Provincial Prospects
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Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- Race Roster, a new London web-based company, intends on increasing its staff to 20 in the near future
- Communitech, a company that helps technology start-ups grow and succeed, will receive $15M over the next three years from the province of Ontario to accelerate entrepreneurial activity in the region
- VENUS Cybersecurity Corporation, a non-profit organization aimed at addressing threats posed by cyberattacks, will open in Orleans, creating around 60 jobs once fully operational
- OpenText, a Waterloo-based software company, will acquire GXS Group Inc., a cloud technology provider based in Maryland for $1.17 billion
- ADP Canada has cut 57 positions in its Toronto office
- SGS Canada Inc. laid off approximately 35 staff in its Minerals Services division at its Lakefield facility, north of Peterborough, at the end of October due to a decline in the global minerals industry
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