Hunter Dunning

Experienced Architectural Technician

City of London, London
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits
27 Aug 2019
24 Sep 2019
Jennifer Driscoll
Job (Function)
Architectural Technician
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Architectural Technician with high-end residential experience, looking to move away from a traditional architectural practice? If so, I am working with a hugely successful property management company in Belgravia London, that would like to hear from you.

With two London offices and almost 200 staff UK wide, my client is a hugely successful, family run property management company, that manages a large portfolio of high-end residential properties for their clients. Residence values and styles vary, but the quality of finish is kept to a high standard no matter the brief.

With rolling refurbishment programmes that include major and minor improvements and maintenance/upkeep, they now seek an experienced Architectural Technician to join a department of 15 and lead all technical aspects of projects. You will work alongside an Architect, a Building Service Manager, Surveyors, Project Managers and an Interior Designer to ensure projects are delivered to a high standard and on time.

Role & Responsibilities

- Work alongside the Architect and members of the Building Services team with design, procurement and supervision of building work across a number of high-end residential projects

- Initially working on an extensive redevelopment of a large residence in Kensington, involving the creation of a new basement level, as well as considerable extensions at upper levels

- Develop concept designs to full working drawing packages suitable for tender and construction purposes, as well as providing coordination between elements / trades

- Carry out and draw site surveys

- Research construction methods, detailing and provide specification documentation for construction purposes

- Assist generally with site coordination, liaising with consultants and contractors as required

- Report to the Head of Building Services.

Required Skills & Experience

- A minimum of 5 years' PQE experience within the UK, working on new build/refurbishment involving traditional construction detailing

- Ability to work to tight deadlines and produce relevant information in detail, for efficient use by the construction team

- Excellent AutoCAD skills

- Ability to produce complex and bespoke details

- Comfortable working independently within a small team, but as part of a large multidisciplinary organisation

- Experience working on traditional building types and construction techniques for high-end residences

- Looking to commit yourself to your next role for the long run

- Fantastic English, both written and oral

What you get back

- Salary £40,000 - £45,000 Fully dependent on experience

- Working hours 9.15 am - 5.45 pm (37.5-hour week)

- 25 days holiday + bank holiday + an extra day at Christmas

- Discretionary Christmas bonus

- 5% Employer pension contribution

- Bupa medical insurance after one year of service

- Life insurance (2 x your annual salary)

- Interest free season ticket loan


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Terms: A candidate is deemed to have been successfully placed once they have started a new job as a result of an introduction made by Hunter Dunning and when they've successfully completed the probation period.

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