Architectural Technician

  • Job Reference: 00000282-1
  • Date Posted: 2 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Harris McCormack Architects
  • Website: http://www.harrismccormack.co.uk
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction, Consulting & Corporate Strategy, Real Estate & Property
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Architectural Technician to join our thriving RIBA Chartered Architectural Practice.  This is a full time position working on a wide variety of nationwide projects including listed buildings, high end residential development, contemporary residential new builds and bespoke commercial premises.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Understand a client brief.
  • Arrive at a suitable design solution in conjunction with other team members.
  • Produce accurate and detailed construction drawings to current Building Regulations standard.
  • Progress details through approval process.
  • Produce detailed works instructions, material specifications and schedules of work.
  • Understand technical and professional aspects of work and continually maintain technical knowledge.
  • Record and manage drawing registers.
  • Liaise with installation teams, sub-contract suppliers, customers and suppliers.
  • Maintain appropriate effective work behaviour in the face of setbacks or pressure.
  • Demonstrate good time management and self-organisation.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualification in HNC, HND or degree in Architectural Technology.
  • 5+ years within the industry.
  • Strong knowledge of UK Building Regulations & Standards in the house building sector.
  • On site experience.
  • Computer literate - essential experience of AutoCAD(2D) 2011 onwards.
  • Knowledge of Sketchup would be an advantage.
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision on construction drawings/building regulations requirements.
  • Good communication skills and knowledge of products.
  • High level of accuracy and administrative efficiency.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office.
  • A positive attitude and good sense of humour.
  • Driving license and transport essential.

This position will be based within our offices at Wansford, Peterborough.

Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to Lisa Skingsley at lisa@harrismccormack.co.uk