Penguin Recruitment

Architectural Technician

Hitchin, Hertfordshire
£25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
17 Sep 2018
15 Oct 2018
Alice Cook
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

Architectural Technician



Salary: £25,000- £32,000

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Architectural Technician to join an established, design-led architectural practice which has an office based near Hitchin.

As part of this role, you will be working on a variety of residential projects (new builds, loft conversions, extensions, and listed building projects) across Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and London. You will be joining an ambitious and friendly team of around 5 Architectural staff with excellent career progression and training opportunities.

To work as an Architectural Technician you must:

  • Ideally be suitably qualified and already have a number of years' worth of experience as an Architectural Technician
  • Have strong knowledge of UK Building Regulations
  • Have sound knowledge of AutoCad (although training can be provided)
  • You will have sound knowledge of UK building regulations/ producing and submitting planning applications

Working as an Architectural Technician you will be:

  • Obtaining design briefs from directors
  • Understanding new legislation changes and potential benefits to clients, writing informative emails/notes to be sent to key contacts
  • Development of planning scheme into detail construction drawings
  • Liaising with the planning team regarding the planning conditions and their discharge
  • Liaising with team regarding additional input from third party consultants
  • Development of Specification and tender documentation
  • Ensuring the scheme is checked by senior team member
  • Ensuring that checklist is complied with for tender pack
  • Ensuring that contract is filled out with team
  • Developing links with contractors and other consultants
  • Setting up regular site meetings, typically monthly
  • Attendance at some meetings
  • Completion of valuations
  • Issuing inspection report after site visits

Commutable Locations for this Architectural Technician position:

Hitchin, Stevenage, Luton, Dunstable, Bedford, Cambridge

If you are interested in hearing a little more about this Architectural Technician opportunity, please could you call ALICE on (01792) 365 109 or alternatively, could you please send an updated CV and portfolio

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