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Architectural Technician

Ref: ARV5500


Architectural Technician
Salary: £25,000 – £45,000 per annum DOE
Location: Norwich

Architectural Technician with good knowledge of UK Building Regulations and using Revit software required for a business who are committed to sustainable building, located in Norwich. As a member of the Technical team you will be accountable to the Directors and will report directly to the Lead Architectural Technologist

Your main Tasks and Accountabilities:

  •  Develop knowledge of bespoke 3D modelling system
  •  Demonstrate knowledge of residential building construction, legislation and codes of practice
  •  Assist with the preparation of drawings and specifications to a high standard, compliant with appropriate current standards
  •  Assist with the management and administration of projects
  •  Develop, maintain and use IT skills including AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit / BIM and specification systems
  •  Liaise with and lead other project consultants in the furtherance of building projects
  •  Plan and monitor the time and costs associated with projects as allocated and take action to ensure that the agreed rate of return is achieved
  •  Assist on the delivery of quality assured, company products and services to meet agreed client requirements
  •  Make visits to other offices and project sites when required
  •  Identify new business opportunities, and bring these to the attention of the Team Leader
  •  Carry out other duties appropriate to the level and character of the post
  •  Employ Passivhaus principles and demonstrate willingness to learn and contribute to company knowledge base
  •  Preparation of 3D structural frame modelling, 2D construction detailing, scheduling, shop and production drawings, material quantification


About you:

  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic for low energy design and Passivhaus principles
  • Able to demonstrate innovation and forward-thinking attributes that embrace new ideas and technologies from a sustainability perspective
  •  Able to produce and communicate technical information in written and drawn format using manual and IT based systems
  •  Proficient in using Revit. Ability to produce and adapt parametric families
  •  Proficient in using AutoCAD and Sketchup, and Microsoft Excel/Word
  •  Able to demonstrate your ability to successfully progress a project at different project stages
  •  Flexible and able to plan and carry out workload to meet tight deadlines, and to work constructively within a team
  •  Previous experience of residential design
  •  Possessing a responsive, positive, constructive and flexible attitude towards working arrangements within a team environment
  •  (Essential):  relevant construction and health and safety knowledge/legislation
  •  (Essential):  Full and valid driving licence with access to a vehicle

Interested? Apply today or call Sue Eustace for a confidential conversation.

Our client is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

Key skills: technician, revit, architectural, passivhaus, sustainable building, building regulations, residential, housing

Tagged as: Design / Technical, Timber Frame,

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