Architectural Technician

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Location: London

Reference: 28131-tm

Expiration date: 27 December 2017

Our client is one of the UK’s leading multi-disciplined design consultants, who specialise in complex infrastructure and built environment projects. They deliver projects from cradle-to-grave for clients across the transportation, energy, life sciences and nuclear sectors. They are currently seeking an Architectural Technician to join their busy design team, based within their central London (EC1) office. It is an excellent opportunity to contribute to a number of landmark projects, principally within the rail infrastructure sector, working with a highly rewarding and supportive environment

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • You will provide detailed design for a range of different projects within the transportation, life science and defence sectors.
  • You will liaise with other team members in a multi-disciplinary environment in order to achieve solutions to the client’s brief.
  • You will interact with various internal and external contacts and take responsibility for the delivery of projects within time, quality and budget constraints.
  • Be responsible for the production of schematic, general arrangement and detailed drawings in accordance with the relevant standards and procedures
  • Develop positive relationships with customers through good professional conduct
  • Participate in knowledge sharing across team and locations
  • Attend in-house CAD courses and seminars
  • Keep up to date with design trends/ design techniques (BIM etc.)
  • Interact on project standards coordination with customers

Person Specification

  • HND or foundation degree in architectural technology, construction or the built environment.
  • Ideally aiming for a CIAT-accredited honours degree in architectural technology
  • Eligible to pass criteria for security clearance and airside pass applications.
  • High level of proficiency in the use of AutoCAD 2D and 3D software. Working knowledge of Autodesk REVIT as a minimum.
  • Significant CAD experience preferably in the majority of the following market sectors: industrial, manufacturing and energy, life sciences and chemicals, transport (rail and aviation), infrastructure and utilities, public sector, nuclear
  • A keen eye for the detail of specific tasks, combined with an understanding of how such specifics fit in with the project as a whole
  • Knowledge of CDM regulations
  • Knowledge of current UK technical standards/publications and legislation requirements