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Job Ref:  204060189
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Norfolk
City:  Norfolk
Post Code:  NR17
Salary:  £40000 - £55000/annum + benefits
07/10/2016 03:51
Architectural Technologist / Design Manager - Construction / Building
(Intermediate or Senior Considered)


As an Architectural Technologist your responsibilities will include:

-Production of feasibility, planning and working drawings.
-Translate standard/proprietary manufacturer's details onto working drawings.
-Produce and check Designers Health and Safety Risk Assessments as required for the project.
-Ensure the dimensional accuracy and compliance with all relative project drawings.
-When necessary, visit site and carry out level/measured survey to ensure dimensional compatibility between existing and proposed structures.
-Undertake project co-ordination (controlling the preparation and timely issue of design data in accordance with QA procedures) and contractors programme.
-To produce reports and specifications ensuring the compliance with -National/International Standards, Statutory requirements and the project brief.
-If architecturally lead, co-ordinate regular internal project design team reviews/meetings as identified within the Project Management Plan.
-Determine technical content of drawings, (with reference to any legal requirements of the Building Regulations and other statutory bodies).
-Decide the format and scope of design data required for project drawings, schedules, specifications etc).
-In conjunction with the contractors staff, establish the most efficient and economic method of construction/use of materials within the technical requirements/constraints.
-On every project, work closely with other internal and external team members including Engineers/Surveyors to ensure that the design is compliant with both specification and project cost constraints.
-Monitor/review project fee structure and determine associated variation costs during the course of the project.
-Preparation and issue of design reports for submission to the contractor, reporting in connection with the Project Management Plan.
-Liaising with the project manager to establish programme and key dates for information issue.
-Check drawings, schedules and specifications for compliance with design requirements and current practice/standard.
-Visit site and report on the technical validity, feasibility or compliance with agreed guidelines of existing, partial or proposed projects.
-Supervision of Trainees, Technicians and Architectural Designer as directed by Management.
-Check, as necessary, the drawings produced by other Architectural staff and review/appraise construction principles along with any value engineering.
-Be a role model to subordinate members of staff and trainees and mentor in acceptable working practises and procedures.
-Establish the project fee structure for individual projects for management team review and approval.


To be considered for this Architectural Technologist role you must meet the following criteria:

- Knowledge of Building Sector.
- Previous employment as an Architectural Technologist, Architectural Technician, Architectural Designer, Architectural Project Manager or Architectural Job Runner.
- Previous experience in building sector projects such as Commercial, Mixed Use, Residential, Apartment Blocks, Student Accommodation, Hotels, Extra Care Housing, MOJ, Industrial, Education or Healthcare.
- Previous Main Contractor employment would be ideal but not essential, a background woring for a Architecture Practice or Consultancy would also be considered.
- Knowledge of Building Regulations and Planning Legislation/Procedure.
- Computer Aided Design Software (AutoCAD/Revit).
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc).


My client is a very reputable national Building contractor with an in-house design team.

As a result of securing further projects, this employer is looking to strengthen their team further with the appointment of an Intermediate or Senior Architectural Designer / Technologist.

Location: Norfolk


The successful Architectural Technician will receive:

*£40,000 - £55,000 Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Company Car
*Fully expense Fuel Card

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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