Job Title: Architectural Technician
Pay Band: 4
Starting Date: February 2020
We are currently looking for a Junior Architectural Technician who can show that they have some working knowledge of the construction market. This person may have obtained a qualification in building/architecture (BTEC level 4-5/HNC/D or a Degree) or have membership of a professional body. Ideally, you will have a background in healthcare but this isn't essential.
You will need to have and be able to demonstrate constructional knowledge as well as a keen knowledge of the current Building Regulations, NHBC, Planning, Town Planning Acts and all other Acts of Parliament, Legislation, Bye-Laws, etc, affecting building design and construction.
You will also need to be proficient in Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit and experience is essential to demonstrate this. You will be expected to specify materials and products, prepare descriptions of work, trade preambles and preliminaries, and also prepare presentation boards, layouts, material sample boards and the like.
You will need to have an understanding of Health & Safety principles & site constructional procedures and should possess the ability to work quickly, on your own yet within the team framework to ensure that deadlines are met on time. You will be reporting to the Directors on a day to day basis.
The work will involve amending and preparing working drawings & details to a very high standard as well as preparing elevations. You will be expected to liaise with external design consultants, checking their designs for compatibility and suggesting any changes required.
You will be working with a small, friendly team in our Sevenoaks design studio and the role offers a structured career path with continuous development and training.