Part I/ll Qualified Architect

Location
Hitchin
Salary
Commensurate on experience
Posted
30 May 2022
Closes
30 Jun 2022
Ref
CROEJOBAPP01
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you a Part I/ll Qualified Architect looking for a practice you can grow and thrive in whilst being given opportunities to lead projects and work as part of a valued team? Then this is the role for you!

CROE Architects are seeking to recruit a talented and confident Architectural Assistant to join their established practice based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. CROE Architects is a design-based practice, working from our two office locations serving the areas around Hertfordshire and Cheltenham, respectively. 

Established in 2016, the practice now has 2 offices located in Hitchin and Cheltenham. CROE Architects work on all manner of residential projects from one off new builds, new developments, listed buildings and barn conversions.

The successful candidates will be expected to take on the following responsibilities:

Part II responsibilities

  • Have a fair knowledge and understanding of current building regulations and understanding of traditional and modern methods of construction.
  • Be suitably qualified, ideally you will have some experience within a UK based practice.
  • Have a good knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit, in preparation of both presentation, technical and detail drawings and schedules, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office, Sketchup or other 3d (PC based) software.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Working as part of a team, assisting with the development of design proposals.
  • Assisting in the preparation of technical and presentation drawings, reports, visualisations, schedules and specifications.
  • Coordinating designs with other members of the team.
  • Producing planning application drawings and develop further detailed stages suitable for Building Regulation applications, tender and construction.
  • Liaising with other consultants to develop and prepare documentation for presentation and tender purposes.
  • Alongside more senior members of staff, overseeing construction works on site and liaising with clients and contractors to produce complete building projects.

Part I responsibilities

  • Be suitably qualified, ideally you will have some experience within a UK based practice.
  • Have a good knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit, in preparation of both presentation, technical and detail drawings and schedules, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office, Sketchup or other 3d (PC based) software.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Assisting in the preparation of technical and presentation drawings, reports, visualisations, schedules and specifications.
  • Alongside more senior members of staff, overseeing construction works on site and liaising with clients and contractors to produce complete building projects.

Role & description:

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic budding architects, keen to contribute to a rapidly growing practice. A proactive attitude is essential, as is an ability to work under pressure and meet often tight deadlines. The preferred candidates will ideally have gained some previous experience in the residential design sector and have a basic understanding of the planning system, along with the various RIBA design stages of projects.

It would be advantageous for candidates to have obtained some on site experience, be that work experience, or working as a trades apprentice. Good communication skills are essential for the new roles. The role may require you to work in our other office from time to time. This is purely to help you become accustomed with other members of the team, processes and expectations.

Requirements/Expectations:

  • Legal Entitlement to work and reside within the UK.
  • Must Speak Fluent and Good Clear English.
  • Minimum hours of work; Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm (you may be asked to work additional hours when required).
  • Live or moving to a commutable distance from either office.
  • Hold full driving licence.

If you are keen for a challenging and varied work environment with exposure to all stages of residential architectural, then this position may be suitable for you.

For those interested send an introduction cover letter along with your CV and digital portfolio to info@croearchitects.co.uk. Within your cover letter or email, please confirm for which office location your application is for.

Please ensure that your portfolio includes several examples of your most recent design work.

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