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Job Details

Research And Development Manager


FarMor Architecture

Date Posted

July 14, 2021


  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $45.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 13, 2021
Job Requirements


FarMor Architecture




  • Bachelor's degree
  • or equivalent experience

Design Methods

Model making


5 years or more

Area of Work Experience


Budgetary Responsibility

0 - $100,000

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • AutoCAD
  • MS Outlook
  • SketchUp
  • Autodesk 3ds Max

Computer Systems

CAE - computer-aided engineering

Additional Skills

  • Supervise the building and testing of prototypes
  • Read and interpret blueprints/sketches/specifications
  • Plan and control budget and expenditures
  • Hire, train, direct and motivate staff

Area of Specialization

  • Scientific research
  • Recreational and play structures
  • Construction design and supervision
  • Architectural design
  • Architecture
  • Structural engineering

Work Setting

  • Primary industry
  • Manufacture

Specific Skills

  • Oversee the preparation of reports
  • Oversee the analysis of data and information
  • Manage contracts
  • Establish and implement policies and procedures
  • Consult and advise clients
  • Authorize the development of specifications for products or services
  • Assign, co-ordinate and review technical projects and programs
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Prepare manufacturing drawings, specifications and guidelines for production and construct prototype of design
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations

Related Skills

Architectural research

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Computer and Technology Knowledge

3D graphic software

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized

Teleworking Information

Remote work available

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

Advertised Until

Aug 13, 2021

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Interest Codes
The Research And Development Manager is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Architecture and Science Managers

Interest in co-ordinating information to direct, control and evaluate the activities and operation of architecture, landscape architecture, scientific research and development laboratories, quality control departments, services and firms; and in assigning and co-ordinating the technical work of departments and project teams, and in recruiting personnel and overseeing staff training and development


Interest in developing and implementing policies, standards and procedures for architectural, scientific and technical work performed in departments, laboratories and firms


Interest in negotiating with other managers, specialists and staff to arrive at decisions; may consult and negotiate with clients to prepare specifications

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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