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Job Ref:  204638369
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Coventry
Post Code:  CV1
Salary:  £36000 - £38000/annum bonus
08/10/2016 03:38
Our client a specialist in designing, building and operating student accommodation throughout the UK are currently looking to appoint an Architect in their headquarters based in Coventry. Mainly based in the Coventry office but will be required to travel from time to time to the developing centres. This role is ideal for someone who is currently working as an Architectural Technologist or Similar and is looking for that next step in their career and keen to develop.

Initial responsibilities of an Architect:
* Creating building and interior designs and highly detailed drawings both by hand and by using specialist computer-aided design (CAD) applications.
* Liaising with construction professionals about the feasibility of potential projects
* Working around constraining factors such as town planning legislation, environmental impact and project budget
* Working closely with a team of other professionals such as building service engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors and architectural technologists
* Negotiating with contractors and other professionals;
* Applying for planning permission and advice from governmental new build and legal departments including preparing applications for planning and building control departments;
* Writing and presenting reports, proposals, applications and contracts
* Choosing the materials to be used and specifying the requirements for the project
* Adapting plans according to circumstances and resolving any problems that may arise during construction
* Making sure the project is running according to schedule and budget
* Playing a part in project and team management
* Travelling regularly to building sites and proposed locations
* Project managing and helping to coordinate the work of contractors;
* Controlling a project from start to finish;
* Regular site visits to check on progress, ensuring that the project is running on time and to budget;
* Resolving problems and issues that arise during construction;
* Ensuring that the environmental impact of the project is managed.

The successful candidate for the role as an Architect will have the following experience:
* Experience of using REVIT software
* Experience with submitting Planning Applications
* Experience with Building Regulations
* Experience with Multi - Occupancy, desirably Student Accommodation, Hotels or retirement homes
* Professional and confident telephone manner
* Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workloads
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
* Able to quickly pick up different electronic systems
* Excellent organisation skills
* Extremely on-the-ball, highly accurate and efficient
* High standard of attention to details

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