Architectural Technologist/ Architectural Assistant

RE Resource Group
11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As an Architectural Technologist/ Architectural Assistant for an award-winning firm you will be involved in the building design and construction, working closely with the Company Directors, Project Runners and other Technologists. The role includes developing conceptual design solutions into a functioning building, ensuring that the right materials are used, appropriate construction methods adopted, to comply with planning, building regulations and other legal requirements.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone who is looking to join an established firm that can offer outstanding career progression. This is a full time, permanent opportunity.

Requirements of the Architectural Technologist/ Architectural Assistant:

  • RIBA Part II Qualified
  • Architectural Technologist: You will have the designation of an associate of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologist (ACIAT), with the expectation of achieving full membership as a chartered member (MCIAT) or other equal professional qualification.
  • Staff members who do not meet this criterion will have the status of Architectural Assistant.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Architectural Technologist/ Architectural Assistant:

  • Liaise with Company Directors and other members of technical/administrative teams.
  • Liaise with clients and other professionals.
  • Help junior staff and contribute to the overall running of the business.
  • Undertake measured surveys (building and land).
  • Undertake feasibility studies and project reports.
  • Understand how the design aspects of the construction influence and relate to performance and functional issues so that practical questions can be addressed.
  • Evaluate and advise on environmental, legal and regulatory issues.
  • Contribute to planning applications and other regulatory application procedures.
  • Prepare and present design proposals using computer aid design (CAD) or other drawing methods.
  • Prepare detailed design proposals and coordinate design information.
  • Liaise with appropriate authorities (e.g. Planning and Building Control Departments) and compile information/documentation for statutory approvals.
  • Advise on detailed specification for materials or processes.
  • Appraise the performance of buildings and producing maintenance management information.
  • Preparing tender documentation and obtaining tenders from selected contractors, sub contractors and other specialists.
  • Carry out periodic site visits/attend meetings and liaise between the client, contractor, other construction professionals and specialists.
  • Liaise with the Company Directors and provide project management information including completing weekly time sheets, preparing monthly workload sheets and keeping an up to date wall chart of your projected and actual work.
  • Provide appropriate additional support for other members of staff or on projects to ensure smooth running of the office and projects.
  • Keep up to date with changes in relevant legislation.

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