Senior Technician - Architecture

Fission Recruitment Services Limited
London (Greater)
16 May 2018
26 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Responsible for generating high quality, accurate and detailed design packages for the Architectural project
documentation, working within a multi-disciplinary design team.

Key objectives:

? Lead responsibility for the quality and completeness of all drawn information for projects under their remit,
including incoming and outgoing document control.
? Contribute to the development and mentoring of junior staff, and the continual improvement of the CAD
delivery processes within the department.

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities:

? Be responsible for the production of schematic, general arrangement and detailed drawings in accordance
with the relevant standards and procedures
? Ensure quality of delivery when producing or updating CAD drawings to internal and/or customer standards.
? Liaise and work closely with other members of the design team to deliver safe, efficient and buildable solutions
to client brief.
? Liaise with other members of the team to determine and define the client brief.
? Design and specify all aspects of building/services in accordance with current guidelines, standards and
? Contribute to the design planning, resourcing and fee planning of specific project teams.
? Assist in the training and development of junior members of the design team
? Review and provide a peer group audit function of the designs of other team members.
? Promote and achieve excellent service through Perfect Delivery
? Ensure thorough checking and accuracy of deliverables and record documentation in accordance with
company QA procedures
? Take lead responsibility for the registering and document control of all incoming information and outgoing
? Take lead responsibility for maintaining drawing records, such as check and record file copies
? Provide feedback on the performance of the department from a technical and operational perspective
? Develop positive relationships with customers through good professional conduct
? Participate in knowledge sharing across team and locations
? Keep up to date with design trends/competitor awareness /design techniques (BIM etc.)
? Excellent team ethic, and ability to work extended hours on occasions when required
? Review specialist subcontractors/suppliers production drawings for technical compliance with design intent.
? Participate in effective presentations to external organisations, clients and peer groups
? Contribute to the development of the department as required by the Director.

Role definition and person specification

Person specification

Qualifications and training:

? Eligible to pass criteria for security clearance and airside pass applications.
? Full UK Driving Licence
? CSCS Card Holder - for site visits

Technical skills and experience


? High level of proficiency in the use of AutoCAD 2D and 3D software. Working knowledge of Autodesk REVIT
as a minimum.
? Significant CAD experience preferably in the majority of the following market sectors: industrial, manufacturing
and energy, life sciences and chemicals, transport (rail and aviation), infrastructure and utilities, public sector,
? Ability to produce 2D & 3D Architectural deliverables from concept through to fully co-ordinated detailed
? Knowledge of CDM 2015 regulations
? Knowledge of current UK technical standards/publications and legislation requirements
? Knowledge of standard details and solutions, and compliance.
? High level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software i.e. word, excel, etc.

Team management:

? Ability to work accurately and methodically under pressure and strict deadlines, including the ability to juggle
multiple tasks.
? Excellent time and cost management skills to ensure cost effective and accurate delivery of all aspects of the
CAD service.
? Effectively manage own time across multiple projects and prioritise workload effectively to meet deadlines.
? Managing drawing work for multiple structural projects or parts of larger projects to completion within budget.
? Manage resources to ensure fee control and programme delivery.
? Monitor project fee spend and deliver commercial objectives.
? Produce project cost of further works and resource plans.
? Strong demonstrable communication style and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to influence and
negotiate both internally and externally
? Ability to work well within a team of other professionals (engineers etc.) in delivering designs to satisfy the
agreed brief
? Supervision, Technical mentoring and staff development skills.
? Design Reviews:
? Prepare for internal design reviews.
? Undertake all actions identified in design review

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