11 Fantastic Opportunities for Architects and Architectural Technicians Across the North


Are you an Architect or Architectural Technician looking for your next opportunity? Don't miss out on these opportunities to work on major projects.

We have a wide range of opportunities live on our site right now for Architects and Architectural Technicians in the following locations:

  • Manchester
  • Chester
  • Bury
  • Warrington
  • Salford Quays
  • Cheshire
  • Stratford-Upon-Avon

Take a look at these 11 top jobs or click here to search for "Architect" on our website for more...

Rate: Negotiable

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 26745tm

Posted at: 19 January 2017

Expiration date: 19 April 2017

Our client is a multi-award winning practice of architects, with an enviable track record for the delivery of prestigious retail, commercial and large mixed-use developments.

Due to their continued success they are seeking an experienced Architectural Technician to join their commercial team to work on a range of large residential, commercial, leisure and hospitality developments.

The Company:

You'll be joining architectural practice established over 60 years ago, with a portfolio of work ranging from £250,000 to over £500m throughout the UK and Europe.

Person Specification / Essential Experience :

  • Must be proficient with AutoCAD
  • Familiar with the production of full detailed design packages
  • Good working knowledge of both UK building regulations and planning procedures
  • Experience of working on similar large developments would be preferred, but candidates with a strong breadth of experience across a variety of sectors would be equally welcome

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 26931tm

Posted at: 21 February 2017

Expiration date: 21 May 2017

Our client is a highly successful multi-disciplined practice with a 65 strong design team, based in the heart of Manchester City Centre. They have an outstanding track record across a wide variety of sectors, providing imaginative design solutions and delivering projects on time and to budget. They are also very proud of their Investors in People Accreditation and strive to be a rewarding employer as well as creating an enjoyable place to work. They currently have an excellent opportunity for a Project Architect with strong job running skills and good industrial sector experience.

Working with a dedicated team on a variety of large industrial projects within the defence, manufacturing and distribution sectors.  You will have an input at all stages of projects from inception to completion, often taking on the lead role for the design team. 
 

Person Specification / Essential Experience:

• RIBA / ARB registered Architect with minimum of 5 years post qualification experience
• Proven experience in designing and delivering small and large scale industrial projects
• Experience of managing the workload of the relevant technical support
• Experience of REVIT would be an advantage
• Self-motivated focus to achieve project deadlines
 

Rewards : 

• Our client is an “Investors in People” and are committed to providing training and mentorship for all their staff, particularly in their pursuit of professional membership.
• Will provide structured Autodesk REVIT training if required
• Competitive basic salary with excellent benefits.
• Annual salary review and reward scheme
• Up to 31 days holiday per annum
• Childcare vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme
•  Excellent social events calendar
 


Salary: Dependent on Experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27154tm

Posted at: 10 April 2017

Expiration date: 10 July 2017

Our client are an established and expanding architectural practice based in Cheshire with a fantastic portfolio of design-led independent school projects throughout the UK and Middle East. Current projects include new-build junior schools, sports facilities, theatres, boarding houses, classroom blocks and science buildings. Due to increasing workloads they are currently seeking a Senior Architectural Technician to join their friendly and professional team.

The successful candidates will:

• have a proven track of delivering fully detailed, traditional projects
• demonstrate a strong technical knowledge, an interest in design and a flair for bespoke detailing
• have the skills to take projects from design through to completion
• have the ability to lead in the production of drawing packages and the coordination of detailed design information
• have good experience of running projects on site
• have the experience and confidence to check the work of other team members
• possess great communication skills, with the ability to liaise with clients and lead/ manage meetings
• adopt a flexible approach to the varying demands of the role
• have knowledge of AutoCAD and ideally of Revit, but training will be provided as required

Rewards: 

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with good prospects for promotion and career development. 
They are also happy to consider flexible hours and home working.


Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27155-tm

Posted at: 10 April 2017

Expiration date: 10 July 2017

Our client are an established and expanding architectural practice based in Cheshire with a fantastic portfolio of design-led independent school projects throughout the UK and Middle East. Current projects include new-build junior schools, sports facilities, theatres, boarding houses, classroom blocks and science buildings. Due to increasing workloads they are currently seeking an Education Architect to join their friendly and professional team

Person Specification:

The role involves working on a diverse portfolio of design-led projects for top independent schools throughout the UK and Middle East. The successful candidate will:

  • Ideally have at least 2 years post qualification experience
  • Possess exceptional design skills
  • Have the ability to produce hand-drawn sketches, visuals and presentation drawings
  • Be adept at taking briefs and developing concept designs on key education projects
  • Liaise with clients from the outset
  • Work from brief to completion through all RIBA work stages
  • have knowledge of AutoCAD and ideally of Revit, but training will be provided as required.

Rewards:

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with good prospects for promotion and career development. 
They are also happy to consider flexible hours and home working.

 


Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27156-tm

Posted at: 10 April 2017

Expiration date: 10 July 2017

Our client are an established and expanding architectural practice based in Cheshire with a fantastic portfolio of design-led independent school projects throughout the UK and Middle East. Current projects include new-build junior schools, sports facilities, theatres, boarding houses, classroom blocks and science buildings. Due to increasing workloads they are currently seeking a Part II Architectural Assistant or a recently qualified Architect to join their friendly and professional team.

Person Specification:

You will be given the opportunity to develop as an architect, taking responsibility and ownership of projects from the outset. The successful candidate will:

  • be an exceptional designer with outstanding presentation skills.
  • Have the ability to produce hand-drawn sketches, visuals and presentation drawings.
  • have knowledge of AutoCAD and ideally of Revit, but training will be provided as required

Rewards:

  • Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with good prospects for promotion and career development. 
  • They are also happy to consider flexible hours and home working.
     

Salary: Up to £38,000 pa (D.O.E.)

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 26611-tm

Posted at: 19 December 2016

Expiration date: 13 July 2017

Our client is a long established, award winning practice based in the heart of Chester. With a current creative team of 25 staff they work with a range of international and local clients, delivering projects across a variety of sectors, including Commercial, Residential, Health & Leisure and Education. Due to their continued success in securing a number of new commissions, they are actively seeking 2 experi-enced Architectural Revit Technicians on either a permanent staff or long-term contract basis.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Person Specification:
Candidates must be proficient with Autodesk Revit, ideally with a minimum of 18 months experience of its use on live projects.  Must also be familiar with the production of full detailed design packages and have a good working knowledge of both UK building regulations and planning procedures.

Essential Experience:
Candidates must have a good level of proficiency with Autodesk Revit, with a minimum of 12 months’ experience of its’ use on live projects.


Salary: Negotiable (D.O.E.)

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 26375tm

Posted at: 08 November 2016

Expiration date: 13 July 2017

Our client is a highly successful multi-disciplined practice who have provided a high quality service to an impressive portfolio of clients for over 35 years.

Due to their rapidly growing workload they are currently seeking an Architectural Technician for a 3 – 6 month contract period, which may well extend. 
The successful candidate will work within the existing team, assisting with the preparation of full detailed design packs for a variety of commercial, residential and media sector projects.

Candidates must be proficient with AutoCAD and some experience with Autodesk REVIT would also be an advantage.

You must also have sound technical construction knowledge and a good working knowledge of current UK building / planning regulations. 
 


Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 26946-tm

Posted at: 23 February 2017

Expiration date: 23 May 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. Due to their success in securing a prestigious new commission from one of their key Pharmaceutical clients, they are seeking a number of experienced Architect Technicians to join their existing design team, based in Manchester. Excellent opportunity to contribute to some of the UKs largest life-science projects.

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • You will provide detailed design for a range of different life-science schemes.
  • 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.

Person Specification:

  • An enthusiastic individual with excellent technical detailing and specification experience/ability through both scheme and detailed design project phases.
  • A strong understanding of multi-disciplinary design and integration of other disciplines models into the architectural model.
  • Working knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD Architecture and Navisworks
  • On site experience would be an advantage

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 26945tm

Posted at: 22 February 2017

Expiration date: 22 May 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. Due to their success in securing a prestigious new commission from one of their key Pharmaceutical clients, they are seeking a number of experienced Architect Technicians to join their existing design team, based in Stratford Upon Avon. Excellent opportunity to contribute to some of the UKs largest life-science projects.

You will provide detailed design for a range of different life-science schemes.
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.


Person Specification:
• An enthusiastic individual with excellent technical detailing and specification experience/ability through both scheme and detailed design project phases.
• A strong understanding of multi-disciplinary design and integration of other disciplines models into the architectural model.
• Working knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD Architecture and Navisworks
• On site experience would be an advantage


Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 26947-tm

Posted at: 23 February 2017

Expiration date: 23 May 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. Due to their success in securing a prestigious new commission from one of their key Pharmaceutical clients, they are seeking a number of Project Architects to join their existing design team, based in Stratford Upon Avon. It is an excellent opportunity to contribute to some of the UKs largest life-science projects.

Roles/Reponsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for directing, coordinating, and exercising functional authority for planning, organisation, control, integration, and completion of assigned projects
  • You will be expected to liaise with other team members in a multi-disciplinary environment in order to achieve holistic building solutions to the client’s brief and will act in a lead capacity for small and medium sized projects.
  • You will interact with various internal and external contacts and take responsibility for the delivery of projects within time, quality and budget constraints.

Person Specification:

  • RIBA or ARB registered Architect
  • Previous experience of laboratory and/or pharmaceutical projects would be beneficial
  • Good communication style and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to negotiate both internally and externally to the team
  • Ability to work well within a team of other professionals (Civil Structural engineers, service engineers etc) in delivering designs to satisfy the agreed brief
  • Proficient with AutoCAD / AutoCAD ADT or Revit

 


Salary: Dependent on Experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27199tm

Posted at: 13 April 2017

Expiration date: 13 July 2017

Our client is one of UK’s most successful and respected names in the building, property development and construction industries. They are highly experienced in delivering new developments, ranging from homes to commercial, industrial and mixed use schemes and has successfully delivered more than 28,000 student units throughout the UK since 1999. Due to their continued success, they are currently seeking a Design Manager to join their Student Accommodation team based in Warrington.

Person Specification:

Duties will include the following but are not limited to:
•Attending internal and external meetings including chairing and taking accurate minutes as necessary, ensuring distribution to relevant parties
•Reviewing design drawings in accordance with Building Regulations
•Reviewing design proposals from internal and external consultants ensuring most competitive and effective solution arrived at
•Supporting Procurement Department in evaluation of alternative design solutions offered by subcontractors
•Researching and developing new products for alternative forms of construction

Skills / Experience

Education/ qualification to a level of NVQ 5/ Professional qualification or equivalent qualifications
•Good knowledge of Building Regulations
•Basic knowledge of AutoCAD design software course and Adobe Acrobat
•Strong time management and communication skills
•Good knowledge of Word and Excel
•Working towards or possessing Chartered Status in Construction

Rewards : 

• Competitive salary and remuneration package
• Car / Car Allowance
• Contributory Pension
• Health Care Plan

This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and progressive Company and to drive your career forward whilst being involved with major and exciting new projects. You will also be given a generous remuneration and benefits package.


 

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