Freelance Architectural Technologist, South Manchester

Vertical Recruitment Limited
Altrincham, Greater Manchester
£18.00 - £28.00/hour
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an immediate requirement for an Architectural Technologist to work on a freelance basis for 3-6 months based in South Manchester

Our Client has a team of dedicated and experienced architects, engineers, planners, designers and technology professionals who share a common desire – to help their clients create liveable, sustainable and advanced urban environments. From high-rises to industrial buildings, schools to state-of-the-art hospitals, transit stations to highways, airports to toll systems, bike lanes to parks, they design every aspect of a truly integrated city for people to live, work and play.

Their collaborative and combined approach focuses not only on creating the best solutions today, but also determining the right solutions for tomorrow. They believe cities in the future must be designed with intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and a human touch.

The role:

Our Client’s award winning Manchester office is searching an Architectural Technologist to join the team. They employ c250 specialists across the UK and 2,500 globally – Their Studio in South Manchester is expanding and they are keen to engage with high calibre talent that will enjoy the support of a successful organisation and work alongside experienced colleagues.

This challenge will give you the opportunity to focus on a range of projects for a growing, diverse client base. In this position, you will join a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.

You’ll be developing and coordinating the detailed design & construction phases of projects of varying size, delivering high quality technical solutions, leading elements of large and small projects independently. Your sector experience will ideally include recent exposure to education, and you’ll be joining a team delivering a number of Urban Development projects.


* Work in all aspects of projects: detailed design development, working drawings, contract administration and on site services
* Lead elements of large / complex projects or small projects independently, working with / without a team
* Resolve complex technical and detailed design issues
* Maintain the project documentation, drawings and specifications
* Conduct on-site inspections and document site reviews
* Process change control requests during construction and address RFI
* Understand and adhere to procedures including quality management and environmental management systems and health & safety
* Promotes the use and continuous development of appropriate systems, procedures and protocols
* Supporting the project team with input to programming, resourcing and financial reviews
* Work collaboratively with the team and support junior members of staff

Qualifications and Skills:

* Ideally MCIAT accredited
* Experience of working on larger projects as part of a team and day to day leadership for smaller projects
* Exemplary Revit ability and experience of complex BIM level 2 projects
* Naturally you’ll have a strong knowledge of building regulations, design standards and best practice
* Strong organisational skills
* Strong written and verbal communication skills