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Architectural Technician

  • Location

    Essex, England

  • Sector:

    Design

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £30000.00 per annum + Pro Rata Contract Basis

  • Contact:

    Daniel Crockett

  • Contact email:

    Daniel.Crockett@1ststepsolutions.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    232999_1560847134

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-17

  • Startdate:

    Immediate

  • Consultant:

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ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN
TEMP-TO-PERM CONTRACT
£30,000 SALARY PRO RATA
ESSEX, UK

1st Step Solutions are working with an established Essex-based architectural practice who are looking for an experienced Architectural Technician, assisting with the expanding project workload within their head office and leading projects from inception through to completion.

The company work with national brands within the hospitality and retail sector, as well as working on residential and ad hoc projects.

Responsibilities:
- Meeting with professionals and clients at early stages to agree project briefing
- Understanding design aspects of construction project influence and relation to performance and functional issues
- Evaluating and advising on environmental, legal and regulatory issues
- Assessing what surveys are required before work can commence and ensure such surveys are undertaken and results fed into the project
- Developing project briefs and work on these as the project progresses
- Preparing and presenting design proposals using AutoCad Software
- Leading the detailed design process and coordinate design information
- Carrying out design-stage risk assessments
- Assisting in project administration and project certifications
- Obtaining client feedback and reporting on the performance of the contractors and consultants
- Appraising design performance
- Following client brand manuals to ensure compliance to design brief
- Completing weekly invoice sheets for completed works and other in-house projects

Qualifications:
- HNC or HND in construction/built environment, or a foundation degree in architectural technology

Required Attributes:
- Leadership skills and a willingness to take on responsibility
- Good communication skills, as interaction with other professionals, authorities and clients will take place on a regular basis
- Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
- Logical and practical approach with problem-solving ability
- Time management and workload prioritising
- Attention to detail and design
- Planning and organisation skills
- Technically Competent

Software:
- Microsoft Office
- AutoCAD
- RNET
- MS Project