Technical Architect

Location
London
Salary
£35,000 - £40,000
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
10 May 2017
Ref
8467
Job (Function)
Architect, Project Architect
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

They are responsible for designing the residential skyline of New York! Having recently broken into the UK industry with their large scale, residential projects, this successful Architecture practice is now offering an incredible opportunity for an experienced Technician or Technical Architect to join them on a permanent basis.

Originally founded in the United States, the company has a proud heritage of creating Architecture in the world’s most complex urban environments. With a 140-staff strong office and an extremely reputable name in the USA, the practice has now established itself in the UK market, building even further on their success. Providing a range of Architectural Design and Technical services, predominantly within large scale/ high rise residential projects and mixed use developments, they now seek an experienced Technician/BIM Coordinator with a minimum of 3 years UK experience, to join their small office of 7 in the heart of London, where the opportunities for progression are unlimited.

Role & Responsibilities

You will be heavily involved in all technical and construction stages of a large London based, residential scheme. Your position within the practice will start by working on two residential block projects simultaneously, both on RIBA stage 3, consisting on a total of 525 units. Other projects will vary, but will usually consist of 20-30 storey buildings, with commercial units below. A confident and clear approach towards their clients is vital, as well as the ability to communicate with the American team for the purpose of project amendments.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a Technician or Architect
  • Experience working in a UK practice for a minimum of 2 years
  • Experience in large scale residential and mixed use projects
  • Have excellent technical ability
  • Excellent ability in detailing and specification writing
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Revit
  • Strong ability in AutoCAD
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Ready to hit the ground running
  • Ability to manage workload efficiently, be well organised and self-motivated

Applications made without Revit experience in practice, will unfortunately not be considered.

Salary & Package

£35,000 – £40,000. A Pension, Healthcare, Optical and Dental cover will be provided for all staff members, plus 20 days’ holiday.

Soft Benefits

You will be working from the company’s brand new open plan office, which is kitted out with modern furniture, in preparation for when the team expand. Only 5 minutes from Piccadilly Circus, a 3-minute walk from Trafalgar Square and an 8-minute walk from Green Park, the location also benefits from a wide choice of fabulous restaurants and bars at near reach.