Profile

Founded in 1904 as Ross and McFarlane, DFS is one of Canada’s longest operated practices, offering exceptional architectural, design and heritage conservation services. DFS is a collaborative team of architects, technologists, interns and administrative personnel, with an excellent balance of senior, intermediate and junior professionals.

As we honour our heritage, we are committed to evolving the practice of architecture to create exceptional architectural experiences and develop ever better ways to support our staff with in-house and third-party training and to serve our clients. DFS’s dedication to exacting design processes, customized solutions along with our commitment to cutting edge technology, has rewarded us with many repeat clients, some of whom have placed their trust in DFS for over 50 years.

Contact

400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Suite 1250

Montreal (Quebec)

Canada H3A 1L4

Telephone: (514) 879-1708

Fax: (514) 861-6219

Email: info@dfsarch.com

Careers

WE’RE HIRING!

If you’re interested in taking on new challenges, possibly stepping outside your comfort zone in a supportive collaborative atmosphere then DFS is the right place for you!

Our teaming structure provides the opportunity to see all phases of a project and to gather a broader understanding of architecture. The relaxed studio environment promotes an open exchange of ideas. With goal setting, mentorship and training policies, we help our team develop to their maximum potential.

Our offices are located in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles in Montreal, metro Place des arts.

We are experiencing unprecedented growth, and are looking for individuals at all levels of experience. We encourage our team to take on new challenges so the job duties will be defined by your abilities. We have many new and ongoing projects in Montreal and Ottawa and need a variety of skillsets.

We are currently looking to fill three (3) positions :

Senior architect – Conservation/Heritage

Location: Ottawa

If you are an experienced senior architect with:

  • 10 years and more of experience in the field of Conservation and Heritage
  • Passionate about a job well done and happy to work in a team
  • Act as project manager and/or leader of multiple conservation teams
  • Responsible for the preparation of Offers of Services and Fees
  • Ability to use software such as Revit, AutoCAD and office/Adobe suite.
  • Member of the OAQ
  • Bilingual in French and English

You will supervise teams of various sizes depending on the scope of the projects and you will be as much a project manager as a mentor to the members of your teams, in a collaborative and inclusive environment.

Senior architect – Institutional & Industrial

 Location: Montreal 

If you are an experienced senior architect with:

  • 10 years and more of experience in the institutional, pharmaceutical, etc. fields.
  • Passionate about a job well done and happy to work in a team
  • Member of the OAQ
  • Bilingual French and English

You will supervise teams of various sizes depending on the scope of the projects. You will be both a project manager and a mentor to interns and juniors, in a collaborative and inclusive environment.

Intermediate architect

Location: Montreal

At DFS, an intermediate architect is involved in all phases of projects, large and small. 

  • 5 years and more experience
  • Excellent knowledge of software such as Revit, AutoCAD, Office Suite, etc.
  • Autonomy, initiative, ability to manage several files simultaneously
  • Passionate about a job well done and happy to work in a team of course…
  • Member of the OAQ
  • Bilingual French and English

You will carry out projects within experienced, open and ambitious teams. You will be involved in preliminary studies, concept development, coordination of participants, preparation of estimates and participation in the construction site. You will also be called upon to lead certain projects under the supervision of senior personnel. We value autonomy, team spirit and professionalism.

Why work at DFS?

DFS offers a stimulating work environment, we also offer competitive salaries with annual adjustments, as well as flexible work hours, health insurance, social activities, and opportunities for growth.

Please send us a PDF copy of your CV and portfolio to DFS Recruitment. Note that we appreciate your interest in our firm however only selected candidates will be contacted.