Project Technician / Technologist + BIM Coordinator

East Grinstead
£35,000 - £42,000 + Benefits
06 Feb 2018
06 Mar 2018
Job (Function)
Architectural Technician, BIM
Contract Type
Full Time

MaxAd 4579

Project Technician / Technologist + BIM Coordinator

East Grinstead

£35,000 - £42,000 + Benefits

Project Technician / Technologist + BIM Coordinator: An experienced Architectural Projects Technician or Technologist is required to support management and run architectural projects. You will also develop the BIM function, to improve Revit capability, for a leading mid-sized Chartered RIBA Architects practice established 30+ yrs, with a broad sector portfolio in Health, Residential, Disability and Conservation projects.

Fed up with commuting to London? Improve your work life balance at a progressive firm with a friendly culture and low staff turnover, offering highly competitive salaries. With opportunities to work with experts in Passivhaus design, Healthcare and Conservation you will be expected to run your own projects and attend client meetings!

The firm is keen to add a design focus to everything they do, but as the nature of their schemes are people focused, it is essential that everything they draw can be built. Currently 75% of projects are undertaken in Revit (either full or LT) and the firm is currently revising its proposals to achieve BIM Level 2.

The Project Technician / Technologist + BIM Coordinator role will therefore have the ability, skills and motivation to act as an independent project lead, working with junior staff as well as with and support from senior staff.

As BIM Manager you will also be expected to support management and coordinate, lead and implement the IT and BIM strategies across the practice, including readying and conforming to BIM level 2, working with Revit and NBS.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Taking responsibility for leading and managing projects from later design / planning stages (RIBA 3 onwards), through development of design and all necessary stages or applications for statutory approvals, production information, specifications, tender process, including carrying out inspections of projects on site, as defined by the RIBA Plan of Work;
  • Managing project profitability and organisation of resources and co-ordination of projects, including managing variations of brief or instructions and action to recover additional fees;
  • Understanding of building technologies and environmental design and ability to employ structural practice, construction techniques and processes relevant to the production of information encompassing all stages of the RIBA Plan of Work;
  • Support and mentor other staff, with direction from senior staff;
  • Undertake client facing role and understand the professional duty of care arising from the relationships between clients and architects, employer and employee;
  • In-depth working knowledge of Revit and BIM enabling applications
  • Experience of working in a project coordination role for BIM applications

Skills & Experience:

  • Chartered Technologist or HND / HNC with preferably 2 years PQE
  • BRE BIM / Information Manager Qualification (or equivalent) desirable
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Excellent computer aided drafting skills – Revit essential
  • Good ability to use computer design / administration software such as Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Driving Licence
  • Sense of Humour

This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Technician / Technologist + BIM Coordinator to join an established practice offering innovative design solutions coupled with a high level of personal service from an experienced and enthusiastic team. Free parking. Apply now!

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