Architectural Assistant / Technologist

Location
Truro, Cornwall
Salary
£25,000 - £37,500 + benefits
Posted
11 Aug 2022
Closes
11 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Laurence Associates is seeking an experienced Architectural Assistant / Technician or Technologist to join its team in Truro Cornwall, UK on a full time, permanent basis.

Laurence Associates is a unique multidisciplinary planning-led RIBA chartered architecture practice based in Cornwall, working across architectural sectors but specialising in bespoke housing design. 

We are a dynamic team of Chartered Architects, Architectural Technologists, Landscape Architects and Town Planners that work together closely and collectively to offer our clients a fully integrated approach to development.

We are looking for an ambitious, self-motivated team member to join us with relevant experience in delivering high end residential projects from planning stage through to construction phase.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • producing drawings for planning and building applications and detailed tender packages
  • producing tender and construction phase drawing packages, and schedules of work
  • liaising directly with external consultants e.g. structural and civil/mechanical engineers to obtain specific technical details to include within drawings attending on-site meetings and managing queries as required

 Skills:

  • keen eye for detail strong teamwork and communication skills
  • advanced knowledge of detailed technical design and construction methods
  • technical: understanding of UK building regulations, LABC, NHBC and associated construction guidance and third-party warranty requirements
  • project management: the ability to work on simultaneous projects with a quick turnaround of thorough, detailed, accurate drawings
  • ability to prepare detailed and fully coordinated working drawing packages within agreed timescales
  • managing tender processes: documentation, issuing and analysing
  • contract administration: understanding and experience in administering building contracts, issuing instructions and dealing with requests for information
  • ArchiCAD experience is ideal or experience using 3D drawing software

Essential:

  • Relevant industry qualification (ideally CIAT membership or working towards MCIAT)
  • Current eligibility to work in the UK and good written and spoken English.

Laurence Associates is an equal opportunities employer. We offer a competitive benefits package and flexi-time working. Salary is negotiable, based on experience and qualifications (£25,000 – £37,500).

 

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