Architectural Technologist

Location
London (North), London (Greater)
Salary
£30,000 per annum
Posted
28 Feb 2017
Closes
28 Mar 2017
Ref
SD_170228
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Schneider Designers is a small architectural and interior design practice based in North West London with a portfolio of high end residential projects. We are seeking for a talented Architectural Technologist. The right candidate must have experience in running projects from inception to detail design through to construction. This is a good opportunity to work on some interesting and challenging projects and really develop your skill set. The position is offered on a permanent and full time basis.  Please apply for this position only if you have a minimum of 3 years proven working experience in this position in the UK.

Key skills:

  • NBS Scheduler and Contract Administration Software;
  • Construction Details;
  • Understanding of Structural, Mechanical and Electrical details and specifications
  • 3D Software;
  • Autocad;
  • Local Authorities Planning Applications;
  • Building Control;
  • Site Experience;
  • Fluent written and spoken English.

Job Description:

  • Conducting studies of existing and proposed buildings and alterations;
  • Demonstrating an innovative approach to design and be confident in working on a variety of projects.
  • Providing architectural design and related services as assigned.
  • Preparing general layout and perspective drawings to illustrate proposed projects;
  • Developing schematic drawings and preliminary cost estimates on projects to be used in establishing guidelines for engineers or private developers;
  • Working in team to develop different stages of the project.
  • Providing advice and technical assistance to staff, private consultants and contractors, and others as necessary for design, renovation, alteration and repair of varied facilities;
  • Reviewing and analyzing architectural and engineering work of consulting firms;
  • Consulting with structural, mechanical and electrical engineers as required during the preparation of plans and specifications;
  • Implementing design programs; preparing Building Control drawings, details, cost estimates and specifications for building construction and alterations;
  • Preparing detailed design drawings and specifications of alterations, new buildings and miscellaneous construction projects for construction and tender purposes;
  • Maintaining project administration files as per office procedures.
  • Reviewing and checking for accuracy the progress reports submitted by contractors;
  • Preparing a variety of written correspondence including cost estimates, project budgets and operational correspondence;
  • Liaising with clients, contractors and local authorities when necessary.
  • Ensuring that all projects comply with the most advanced architectural technical knowledge and UK Building Regulations.
  • Attending site visits and meeting with contractors, client and design team when required.

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