Taylor Architecture Group (TAG) is a Northern based architecture and engineering firm with a focus on community design work, especially First Nation and Inuit communities, throughout the North. Our head office is located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, with satellite offices in Whitehorse and Ottawa.  

We have an immediate opening for a Junior/Intermediate Engineering Technologist in our Yellowknife Office.


Projects include small scale commercial work as well as mid to large scale educational, hospitality, and civic facilities. The successful candidate must have strong drafting capabilities and be able to work well in a team environment. Drafting work will primarily be related to mechanical engineering, but may occasionally include electrical engineering and architectural drawings. Other work will include design calculations, analysis, and sizing of equipment. The successful candidate will have some experience in the buildings design and construction field, and be expected to learn on the job under the direction of experienced engineers and architects.


  • Work under the direction of an experienced team of mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, and architects

  • Preparation of construction drawings and schedules

  • Coordinate drawings between engineering and architectural disciplines

  • Complete calculations under the direction of a professional engineer

  • Complete sizing of equipment, ductwork, and piping for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, fire protection and fuel systems

  • Provide input into design reports

  • Scheduling your time to meet deadlines for multiple projects at various stages with overlapping schedules

  • Periodic reviews of local construction sites and writing of site review reports

  • Potential for occasional travel to remote job sites in the Canadian Arctic

  • Occasional writing of site review reports


Credentials and Skills:

  • Graduate from a recognized Canadian or International technologist program (junior EITs with similar skill set may be considered)

  • 1 to 5 Years of relevant work experience in the building design and construction sector

  • Understanding of HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Protection Systems

  • Knowledge of biomass heating, propane, and fuel oil systems for small buildings would be an asset

  • Building energy modeling experience would be an asset

  • Strong skills in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office

  • Experience with Revit would be an asset

  • Willingness to work collaboratively within a design team

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English


Length of Contract:

Candidate will begin between December 2020 and January 2021. This is a full time (37.5 h/week), permanent position located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.


Moving Costs:

A moving expense stipend will be provided by TAG. Temporary housing is available upon arrival in Yellowknife until the candidate secures permanent housing.


Salary and Benefits:

Salary and benefits to be commensurate with experience; full benefits package available.


COVID Considerations:

The Northwest Territories requires a 2 week self-isolation period upon arrival in Yellowknife for anyone who is relocating here from outside the NWT. If necessary, this will be completed with a remote work setup during the candidate’s isolation period.  Please identify with your application if you would be relocating from outside of the NWT.


How to Apply:

Please submit your CV, transcript, and samples of work to

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