An opportunity has arisen for an Architectural Technician/Technologist to work at our Studio in Watford as part of a fun, successful and dynamic Architects team. We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and experienced candidate with at least 5 years’ post-qualification experience in the UK of high-end residential and refurbishment of existing residential buildings.
In this role the successful candidate will support the Architect Director and the team on private residential and luxury developer client projects from post planning stage through the detailed design stages and to completion on some projects; all in accordance with the client’s brief and within the time scales given. As the position will be of key importance within the practice, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to effectively plan and organise the workload and produce production information to comprise Building Regulations and tender drawing packages in a timely manner. Good communication skills are a must and coupled with sounds technical knowledge of the construction processes.
To work on high-end residential projects working directly under and by the side of the Director
Drawing packages to comprise: GA’s plans sections and elevations with construction details etc. with full coordination of Architects drawings with the M&E, Structural and other consultants
Work and assist on multiple projects at one time
Thinking creatively to contribute/produce new ideas for projects alongside the team
Undertake client appointments and site visits
Ability to produce detailed architectural designs in AutoCAD and or Revit
This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the successful candidate to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organisational needs. Any major changes will be discussed with successful candidate.
UK qualified with at least 5 years UK experience with sound knowledge of drafting working drawing packages to comprise detailing drawings for building regulations, tender and construction purposes
Able to undertake the above responsibilities
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in bespoke design, residential & refurbishment for high-end domestic projects in the UK
IT literate, proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook
Proficient in using Revit and AutoCAD is essential
Knowledge of Photoshop and Google SketchUp would be an advantage
Numerate, able to make accurate calculations with attention to detail
Well-presented and personable, with excellent communication and organisational skills
Team-spirited with a bright & confident personality
Able to work on own initiative, multi task and to juggle a changing workload
Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties, work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines
WHAT WE OFFER
A fast-paced, exciting and creative environment
Competitive salary subject to experience
Discretionary performance-related bonus of up to 5% salary
Opportunities to learn new skills on the job
Regular social and company events
Fantastic employee benefits such as staff discount scheme and company pension scheme
23 days paid holiday, plus all public holidays
If this sounds like the ideal position for you then we would love to hear from you. Please send an up-to-date CV and samples of work to email@example.com or contact us on 020 3195 2373. Please note candidates will only be considered if samples of work are submitted together with a CV.