Experienced Architectural Technician

London (Greater)
£37-£43K
28 Feb 2014
28 Mar 2014
AJ/GM046532
Architecture
Permanent

Experienced Architectural Technician / West London / £37,000 - £43,000pa / Permanent

SKILL SET: AutoCAD, Residential, Technical, New Build, Local Authority

Specialist consultancy with local authority links are looking for an experienced Architectural Technician to join their busy & growing residential planning team.

You will lead the implementation of a coordinated plan-drawing service and engage and meet with clients and project manage their property extensions. You should have good CAD skills, preferably AutoCAD.

You must be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of building contracts and UK building regulations alongside producing quality in both design and technical detailing to a very high standard and your duties will include:-

-Meeting with clients and builders at an early stage to agree on the project brief;
-Conduct a measured survey of the buildings relating to each project;
-Evaluate and advise on environmental, legal and regulatory issues;
-Contribute to planning applications and other regulatory application procedures;
-Assess what surveys (e.g. land surveys) are required before work can commence and ensure such surveys are undertaken and results fed into the project;
-Prepare and present design proposals using computer-aided design (CAD) and/or traditional drawing methods;
-Liaise with appropriate authorities (e.g. planning and building control) when producing documentation for statutory approval;
-Submit plans for planning and building control approval;
-Produce, analyse and advise on detailed specifications for suitable materials and processes to be used;
-Carry out design-stage risk assessments;
-Administer contracts and project certifications.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Part 1 qualified architect with relevant degree, or person with substantial workplace as an architectural technician
A member of, or working towards membership of, the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT), or be able to demonstrate a familiarity with their standards.

To apply for this Architect Job in London, please contact Gina at architecture@adremgroup.com