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Rail Architect

Planning Recruitment
London (Central), London (Greater)
40k-60k DOE
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

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Job (Function)
Architect, Senior Architect
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Rail Architect (Revit Proficient)


Company Description: A prestigious AJ100 architectural practice, renowned for its excellence in design and innovation, is currently seeking a skilled Rail Architect to join our dynamic team. This practice has a rich history of delivering high-quality architectural solutions across various sectors, with a particular emphasis on rail projects. They are looking for a talented individual who can contribute to their continued success in this field.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Project Involvement: Participate in rail architecture projects, primarily focusing on stages 3-5 (developed design to technical design).

  • Revit Proficiency: Utilise Revit software to create detailed designs, ensuring accuracy and compliance with project requirements.

  • Detail Design Focus: Emphasize detail design and site stages, developing comprehensive and practical architectural solutions.

  • Collaboration and Coordination: Work closely with multidisciplinary teams, coordinating with engineers, designers, and clients to achieve optimal design outcomes.

  • Technical Documentation: Prepare technical documentation, ensuring clarity, precision, and adherence to relevant standards and regulations.

  • Quality Assurance: Uphold the high standards of design and documentation expected in a renowned AJ100 practice.

  • Client Liaison: Engage with clients to understand their needs, presenting designs and providing updates throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Site Visits: Conduct site visits to monitor construction progress, ensuring design intent is maintained and addressing any onsite challenges.

  • Project Management: Manage aspects of the architectural process, from conceptualization to completion, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.

  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated with the latest industry trends, technologies, and best practices in rail architecture.

Skills & Experience:

  • Educational Requirement: Professional degree in Architecture.

  • Professional Experience: Proven experience in an architectural practice, with exposure to rail projects being advantageous.

  • Revit Expertise: Advanced proficiency in Revit is essential.

  • Design and Technical Skills: Strong capabilities in both design and technical aspects of architecture, particularly in detail design and site stages.

  • Rail Experience: While some prior experience in rail projects is preferred, a more significant emphasis is placed on overall architectural experience and skill set.

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Excellent communication abilities, with a talent for working collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Problem-Solving Aptitude: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a detail-oriented approach.

  • Project Management Ability: Competency in managing project timelines, resources, and budgets.

  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to various project demands and changing priorities.

  • Passion for Architecture: A genuine passion for architectural excellence and a commitment to continuous professional development.

Application Process: We invite interested candidates with a passion for architecture and a commitment to excellence to apply. Please include a portfolio showcasing relevant work, particularly any projects involving rail architecture or similar complexities.

Join their team and contribute to shaping the future of rail architecture with innovative designs and exceptional architectural solutions!

While we anticipate a PQE range as a guide, we are keen on meeting candidates whose experience beyond these parameters reflects their capability for this role.

Due to the high volume of interest, we appreciate your patience. If you haven't heard from us in 5 days, your application for this role is not proceeding, but be assured that we will retain your details for future prospects.

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For over a quarter of a century, Planning Recruitment has been a cornerstone in delivering tailored recruitment solutions within the Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape industries. Serving clients across the United Kingdom, the United States, and United Arab Emirates, we provide comprehensive search & selection, and contingency recruitment services.

Our expertise extends to partnering with a broad range of creative entities, including Architectural Practices, Interior Design Studios, Landscape Architectural Firms, Urban Design Consultancies, and Property Development companies. We pride ourselves on our deep understanding of the unique needs of these industries and our ability to connect them with the finest talent to drive their projects forward.

Company info
Planning Recruitment Ltd
Unit 8
Vicarage Farm Business Park,
SO50 7HD
United Kingdom

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