Hunter Dunning

Architectural Technician

Rochford, Essex
Up to £45,000
05 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A collaborative design led studio, with an office based in Rochford, in South East Essex are now seeking an experienced, talented and enthusiastic Architectural Technician / Technologist to help grow the practice.

The company are a successful, well established, rapidly growing architectural practice based in Essex within easy reach of local train stations, providing direct access to Central London. The firm specialise in residential schemes and commercial projects across the UK. Typical projects range between £200,000 – £3million, with current projects ranging from bespoke, unique properties to larger scale mixed use developments of 100+ residential units and plenty more in the pipeline.

Their work encompasses major new build projects to private commissions across all methods of procurement. They are inspired by how good design can fundamentally improve the way people live and work, whether on a domestic scale or with larger commercial projects.

Role & Responsibilities

Successful candidates will have proven experience within a UK practice, preferably with residential projects, and an excellent knowledge of current building regulations. The position will require you to be confident in managing and running your own projects as well as working alongside other team members from conception through to completion.
You will be required to liaise with clients and third parties throughout the life of the projects, including local authorities, consultants and contractors; as well as producing planning applications, working drawing packages and construction drawings, and seeing the projects to completion on site.

Required Skills & Experience

  • CIAT Qualification, or a university degree in architectural technology
  • Minimum of 3 years’ UK experience
  • Excellent understanding of building systems, regulations and construction types with proven experience
  • Experience in preparing, planning, building regulation, tender and construction information packages
  • Exceptional presentation skills and a passion for good design
  • Experience of working, directly with the client, contractor and design team
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD (knowledge of Coral would be desirable but is not essential)

Salary & Package

The successful candidate will be offered a generous package, including a salary up to £45,000 plus a pension scheme and professional subscriptions paid for.

Soft Benefits

The company who are currently in the process of moving to bigger premises, with nearby parking, have a desire to encourage employees to feel part of the team and to demonstrate that, they often pop down to the local pub for lunch and organise summer and Christmas parties. They offer a flexible, friendly and enormously supportive work environment; with ongoing coaching, mentoring and informal learning and development routes.

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