Architectural Technician

  • Job Reference: 00000085-1
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Wayman Architects
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Technician, Technologist
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Architectural Technician

Location: Northamptonshire

Competitive Salary (£30,000 - £42,000 DOE)

This small practice, set in a rural location is keen to continue their rapid growth across the commercial and residential sectors and is looking to recruit a passionate and motivated individual with exceptional attention to detail to support this growth. This position is ideal for an Architectural Technician that is CIAT registered and has 3 years post qualification experience working in a UK practice.

Since 2021 the practice has seen significant growth and has secured a number of larger scale projects. The practice has developed a strong reputation for collaborating with the client to understand their unique requirements and vision for each project and pride themselves on working closely with contractors, consultants, and statutory bodies to deliver projects on time and within budget.

By joining a small yet rapidly growing practice, you will have opportunities to take on responsibilities through all stages of project development and across several sectors. You will develop strong client relationships and work autonomously on projects, creating a strong sense of job satisfaction.

The successful candidate will display eagerness and enthusiasm and become an integral part of the growth of the company. 

 

Job Description

  • Deliver projects through all RIBA stages from conception to completion.
  • Interpreting client requirements and integrating them into the project concept.
  • Conduct site visits to assess existing conditions and ensure design feasibility.
  • Use creative, innovative design to achieve practical solutions tailored to each project.
  • Have a sound understanding of construction technology to produce high quality, detailed technical drawings, specifications, and documents.
  • Knowledge of planning policies to produce planning packs for submission, ensuring clear communication of aesthetic intent.
  • Ensure compliance with building regulations, standards and industry best practices.
  • Management of multiple projects, simultaneously to meet deadlines efficiently.
  • Coordinate with internal teams, consultants, and contractors to ensure project alignment and success.
  • Provide guidance to junior members of staff.

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Accredited qualification in Architectural Technology with minimum 3 years post qualification experience.
  • CIAT registered.
  • Creative mindset with a strong portfolio showcasing your talents.
  • Full UK Driving License.

     

    Knowledge & Skills

  • A proficient user of AutoCAD and confident working knowledge of SketchUp.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite and similar programs to assist with the production of exceptional information.
  • Up to date knowledge of relevant regulations, building codes, and best practices through proactive reading, learning and research.
  • Excellent client facing communication skills to present ideas, schemes and designs effectively.
  • Ability to collaborate with professional peers and governing bodies.
  • Organisation and time management is essential to ensure projects run on time.
  • A proactive mindset with the ability to use your own initiative and problem solve.

 

Benefits

  • Holiday (20 days + Bank Holidays + Christmas shutdown)
  • Pension scheme
  • Career development
  • Opportunity for flexible working arrangements.