Architectural Manager
Mattamy Homes
Milton, Ontario
2d ago

Position :

Manager, Architecture

Location : Milton, Ontario

Employment Type :

Architecture,GTW Division

Reports to : Divisional President

Who We Are

Mattamy Homes is the largest privately owned homebuilder in North America, with a nearly 40-year history of operations across the United States and Canada.

Every year, Mattamy helps 7,000 families realize their dream of home ownership. In the United States, the company is represented in 10 markets Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, Phoenix, Tucson, Jacksonville, Orlando (where its US head office is located), Tampa, Sarasota, Naples and Southeast Florida and in Canada, those communities stretch across the Greater Toronto Area, as well as in Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton.

What We Offer

Reporting to the Division President, the Architectural Manager is responsible for managing the architectural services to the Division while striving to provide The Best Homeowner Experience.

This involves performing various tasks and working with different areas of the business such as Marketing, Purchasing, Design, and / or Construction.


  • Ensure architectural controls are aligned and applied in the division as directed by corporate Architecture.
  • Manage, coach, develop and mentor staff divisional Architecture employees for exceptional performance and to prepare them for future opportunities.
  • Coordinate, review and revise architectural drawings to ensure that all documentation complies with Mattamy’s strict standards and Ontario Building Code.
  • Approve budgets and quarterly reports outlining the estimated cost to complete each project underway.
  • Coordinate and review construction documentation for building permit application and construction.
  • Implement and manage BIM workflow with Architects and other external consultants to ensure models are providing the necessary outputs for other departments use.
  • Example; quantity take off data for Purchasing

  • Lead the detail design of Mid-Rise Project- including suites, Building form, exterior and interior spaces. Work with other internal and external stakeholders and consultants on midrise site plan development
  • Ensure external consultants are aligned with the Division’s needs and are able to meet tight deadlines
  • With feedback from other departments, ensure product being designed meets the needs for the Division. Example; marketability, constructability, feasibly, etc.
  • Coordinate the revision process of working drawings, structural revisions, municipal review comments, subcontractor revisions and provide updated Issued for Construction drawings to Construction Department
  • Verify that architectural working drawings correspond with marketing brochures, forward any discrepancies to the appropriate departments
  • Participate in Value Engineering of new designs
  • Prepare list of lot upgrades based on Mattamy Homes internal guidelines and external Architectural control guidelines and coordinate with architectural firm to ensure drawings are accurate and completed on time
  • Coordination of working drawings for upgraded elevations and review of costs with Contract Manager
  • Conduct site visits to correct or improve information shown on working drawings, review exterior colours and detailing.
  • What You Bring

  • Architectural Technology Diploma from a Community College or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5 years of business experience working in an architecture related role, ideally within the residential construction field.
  • Experienced at managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment; demonstrated use of good judgment in handling large volume of requests with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Working knowledge and skills with drawing application programs in particular, AutoCAD (version 2000+) and / or Revit
  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate verbally, in writing, and visually through use of architectural drawings
  • Ability to apply standard construction techniques to CAD drawings
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (MS Project an asset)
  • Full understanding and ability to apply Part 9 and Part 3 of the Ontario Building Code (Housing)
  • Detail-orientated with ability to check documents / drawings for accuracy, communicate detailed changes and ensure corrections are made
  • Why Mattamy

    When you’re part of the Mattamy Homes family, your day to day work has an incredible impact on the lives of our customers.

    Everyone on our team contributes to the unique Mattamy way of helping customers achieve their home ownership dreams. What we do takes teamwork, and like family, everyone pulls together to give our very best.

    With a focus on continued growth and industry leadership, exciting career possibilities are waiting for you at Mattamy.

    We offer a progressive environment with a competitive compensation and benefits package, continuous learning and opportunity for growth.

    We have big plans for our business and our team. Be part of our ambitious future.

    Mattamy Homes is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation through any aspects of the selection process, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

    Qualified applicants will be contacted directly by the Talent Acquisition team.

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