Architectural Technician

Hunter Selection Ltd
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Architectural Technician
To £30k depending on experience

A design led practice providing services to both commercial and domestic clients, due to their continued success are looking to strengthen their team by the recruitment of an Architectural Technician.

*Meet with other professionals and clients at an early stage to agree on the project brief;
*Understand how the design aspects of a construction project influence and relate to performance and functional issues, so that practical questions can be addressed at the outset;
*Evaluate and advise on environmental, legal and regulatory issues;
*Contribute to planning applications and other regulatory application procedures;
*Assess what surveys (e.g. land surveys) are required before work can commence and ensure such surveys are undertaken and their results are fed into the project;
*Develop project briefs and work on these as the project progresses;
*and present design proposals using computer-aided design (CAD) and other design software, as well as traditional drawing methods;
*L ead the detailed design process and coordinate design information;
*advise clients on procuring the best and most appropriate contracts for the work they are undertaking;
*liaise with appropriate authorities (e.g. planning enquiries and building inspectors) when producing documentation for statutory approval;
*Produce, analyse and advise on detailed specifications for suitable materials or processes to be used;
*Carry out design-stage risk assessments;
*Administer contracts and project certifications;
*Monitor the work of trainee technologists and contribute to the overall running of the business;
*obtain feedback from clients and people using the building, and report on the performance of the contractors once the construction project is completed;
*Appraise the performance of buildings which are in use and produce maintenance management information;
*Previous experience in a similar role
*Leadership skills and a willingness to take on responsibility;
*Good communication skills, as interaction with other professionals, authorities and clients occurs frequently;
*The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team;
*A logical and practical approach as well as an ability to solve problems;
*An eye for detail and design, and the ability to visualise objects in three dimensions (3D);
*Planning and organisation skills, and the ability to learn quickly.

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by sending your CV directly to Lisa Thomas at
We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
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