Architectural Assistant Part 2
Architectural Assistant role working for a substantial architects practice working within a variety of sectors
Your new company
An exciting opportunity to join a well established Architectural practice across the UK in their Hertfordshire office near Stevenage. Carrying out a full architectural service from planning through to construction within a variety of sectors
Your new role
Duties and Responsibilities will include:
- Produce detailed workings, drawings and specifications.
- Discuss the ideas, objectives, requirements and budget of a project and in some cases help to select a site.
- Consult with other professionals about design.
- Assess the needs of the building and its users and advise the client on the practicality of their project.
- Prepare and present feasibility reports and design proposals to the client.
- Assess the impact on the local environment.
- Use IT in design and in assisting with project management, specifically using computer-aided design software.
- Assist Principle Architect or Project Manager to keep projects within financial budgets and to deadlines.
- Assist in specification of the nature and quality of materials required.
- Assist Management to prepare tender applications and presentations.
- Assist in negotiating with contractors and other professionals.
- Prepare applications for planning and building control departments.
- Assist Management in preparing tender documents for contracts.
- Assist Project Manager and help to coordinate the work of contractors.
- Where asked to by Principle Architect or Project Manager, carry out site visits to check on progress and ensure that the project is running on time and to budget.
- Resolve problems and issues that arise during construction.
- Ensure that the environmental impact of the project is managed.
What you'll need to succeed
An architectural assistant part 2 RIBA or equivalent needed with strong portfolio to support. Experience in residential projects would be beneficial.
- Problem Solver
- Great communicator
- Creative thinker with a scientific mind set
- A passionate interest in buildings and their uses
- Collaborative worker
- Look professional and client ready at all times
- Willingness and ability to work outside normal office hours
- Willingness to work flexibly in response to changing requirements
What you'll get in return
Competitive salary based on experience plus benefits.
What you need to do now
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