Architectural Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00000233-1
  • Date Posted: 27 February 2018
  • Recruiter: Haus Ltd
  • Website:
  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
  • Salary: £22,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Construction, Consulting & Corporate Strategy, Real Estate & Property
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Haus Ltd

is seeking a highly motivated Architectural Assistant to work on exciting residential projects from their newly-completed Passivhaus office in Canterbury.

Haus Ltd specialises in the design of very low energy projects to Passivhaus standard, as well as their construction using sophisticated off-site production techniques. Applicants therefore need to be confident designers, with sound understanding of technical requirements and a passion for seeing projects through from concept to completion.

The ideal person will be able to demonstrate the following:

Good communication skills (written, oral and graphic)

Ability to sketch ideas, whether concept design, or technical detail

Ability to make card models to scale (for clients and planners)

Proficiency and accuracy in CAD (Vectorworks / SketchUp on Mac)

Enthusiasm and initiative

Additional skills, which would be particularly advantageous include:

Some experience of working in a site-based role

Some experience of working in an interdisciplinary environment

Basic knowledge of the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP)

Basic understanding of German

Applicants should have a genuine interest in contemporary one-off houses, off-site construction and low energy design, as well as enjoy interaction with a wide range of people.

What we offer in return for the right person:

A salary between £22k & £28k depending on experience.

An interesting working environment and good support for professional development, including obtaining Part III qualifications.

Applications should include a full CV and covering letter, together with up to 10 pages of selected images of the applicant’s previous work, to be submitted as pdf files by email to