Social Housing and Regeneration organisation seeking applications for a Senior Architectural Technician.
Office-based in Bathgate, but with travel to sites through Scotland required 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday Salary £26,000.00-30,000.00 per annum 32 days annual leave (Inc. statutory bank holidays)
Experience and qualifications essential.
Essential: Degree in architectural technology or equivalent (architectural engineering, building services engineering, building/construction, built environment studies, civil and structural engineering and surveying) Minimum 1 year experience as an Architectural Technician or similar role. Experience within the construction industry is preferred.
Overview: ? Comprehensive Auto CAD skills ? General understanding of floor plans and technical surveys and experience within External Wall Insulation. ? The ability to draw floor plans, work as part of a team, and meet specified deadlines ? Good communication, problem-solving, and presentation skills. Liaising with external architects and managing and monitoring building warrants. ? Logical and practical approach to work ? An interest in scientific and technological aspects of building, and environmental issues.
? Preferred: Degree in architectural technology or equivalent (architectural engineering, building services engineering, building/construction, built environment studies, civil and structural engineering and surveying) ? Minimum – HNC Architectural Technology or equivalent.
Skills: ? Highly organised in terms of multi plot building warrant applications, ensuring procedures are adhered too along with consulting and communicating efficiency with others. ? Self-management and organised, with a high attention to detail. Able to problem solve and liaise with the design team and administration. ? Scientific ability to understand building technology, specifications, details. ? Good awareness of the use of buildings and spaces, as well as the natural environment ? Ability to understand current Building regulations with experience in external wall insulation work. ? Experience in current CDM 2015 requirements. ? Responsible for submitting applications to local authorities, external agencies for temporary use / requesting permission of site compounds. Scaffold applications, street lighting. Responsibilities: ? Prepare drawings, including Plans of Building warrants applications in relation to External Wall Insulation applications. ? Appointing Consultants, Architects and Structural Engineers. Monitoring progress and additional properties. Making amendments and further applications in terms of additional properties. ? Ensure compliance of quality standards in CAD drawings. ? Redesign drawings according to mark-ups and specifications. Ensuring contract team have revised drawings. Specifications and revised drawings. ? Translate and convert hand drawings and sketches into CAD systems. ? Read, evaluate and interpret designs and drawings. ? Create and implement work methodologies and strategies. ? Document and update all drawings, Statutory Building warrants, informing different bodies and co-ordinating investigatory works, pull out testing. ? Design and architect building drawings and document. ? Support compliance procedures of drafting and engineering standards ? Work closely with architects and other building professionals, providing architectural design services and solutions on construction projects. ? Negotiate projects, assessing the needs of clients and users, and agree the project brief. ? Design projects, preparing and presenting design proposals using CAD and traditional methods ? Manage projects, obtaining and liaising with internal and external bodies about extension of projects. ? Post Contract – Managing and obtaining relevant information. Applying for completion certificates, guarantees, etc. ? Line Manager to Technical Team Administrator. Mentor and develop employee through work/college.
What We Offer: ? The opportunity to work for a highly successful company in the energy services market. ? Competitive Salary ? Company pension scheme ? Access to flexible benefits schemes (which include but are not exhaustive of: buy/sell holidays, childcare vouchers, discount for major retailers, access to mortgage advise, private health care)