Technologist, Swindon

Swindon, Wiltshire
£30,000 to £38,000 DOE
24 Jan 2022
24 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Allan Corfield Architects are seeking an experienced Technologist, based near Swindon, who has a passion for low energy residential projects.

Established in 2009, award winning ACA have been helping self-builders design their dream homes. Specialising in the growing Custom & Self Build sector we have completed over 450 projects, spread across the length of the UK.

Working predominately on residential projects; including small extensions, one-off homes and large housing developments. ACA provide Architecture, Energy Assessment and now Structural Engineering services on all of our low energy eco homes.

These are built around the fabric first approach, utilising modern methods of construction such as Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), Timber Frame and Insulating Concrete Formwork (ICF).

ACA utilise 3D BIM software ArchiCAD throughout the design process and have 2 Virtual Reality studios, where our clients (and team) can design and visualise in an immersive 3D environment.

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a talented and thorough senior technologist to join our team. You will split your time between working from home and from our stand at the National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon.

This is a unique opportunity for a diligent technologist, who is used to a faster than average pace and has the ability to lead on multiple tasks and projects.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Focusing on the technical design stages (RIBA 4 and 5), utilising ArchiCAD and working as part of the wider design team.
  • Reporting to Associates and Senior Architects.
  • The ability to manage other team members and schedule project workloads.
  • You will be confident in holding client and site meetings.

Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years UK based working experience
  • CIAT registered or a minimum of 7 years' experience
  • Strong knowledge of Buildings Regulations and Technical Building Design
  • Ability to conceive construction details and follow through with a high standard of quality and accuracy
  • Ability to coordinate external consultants' information
  • Must have experience in residential and/or commercial sector projects at RIBA stages 4 and 5
  • Strong ArchiCAD or equivalent skills in 3D BIM software package
  • Experience in the design of Fabric First or Passive House homes


  • £30,000 - £38,000 depending on experience
  • 30 day holiday allocation, including public holidays
  • 3% Company pension contribution
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Ongoing and thorough training opportunities to develop expertise and increase confidence


  • Part remote (working from home) and part working from our base in Swindon.


To apply please email your CV and examples of your work to

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