Senior Technician - Architecture
Responsible for generating high quality, accurate and detailed design packages for the Architectural project
documentation, working within a multi-disciplinary design team.
? 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
Qualifications and training:
? BTEC HNC/ HND
? 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.
? Ability to work accurately and methodically under pressure and strict deadlines, including the ability to juggle
? Excellent time and cost management skills to ensure cost effective and accurate delivery of all aspects of the
? 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
? Supervision, Technical mentoring and staff development skills.
? Design Reviews:
? Prepare for internal design reviews.
? Undertake all actions identified in design review
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81464919