Current Vacancies

Architect / Architectural Technician / Technologist

This is a rare opportunity to join our thriving practice, we have a great team here at Harris McCormack Architects and are looking to find a new member to meet an ever-growing demand.  A vacancy has arisen for an Architectural Technician to join us in a full-time position, working on a wide variety of nationwide projects including listed buildings, high end residential development, contemporary residential new builds and bespoke commercial premises. This position will be based within our offices at Wansford, Peterborough.

 

Job Description:

  • Arrange and carry out detailed surveys.
  • Produce accurate CAD drawings of existing and proposed buildings and spaces.
  • Liaise effectively with Directors to resolve sketch proposals as per the brief and budget whilst applying technical knowledge of construction.
  • Produce accurate, detailed Planning, Listed Building and Building Regulation drawings for submission to Local Authorities.
  • Produce detailed construction drawings and tender information packs.
  • Produce 3D models for marketing or for design enquiry purposes.
  • Liaise effectively with, and procure where necessary, appropriate third-party consultants.
  • Attend site meetings and produce specification notes and construction details.
  • Effectively manage multiple projects at different stages.
  • Liaise with installation teams, sub-contract suppliers, customers, and suppliers.
  • Produce detailed works instructions, material specifications and schedules of work.
  • Research and source specialist materials and to some extent fixtures and fittings

Experience & Skills:

Required Experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in an Architectural Practice.
  • Detailed working knowledge and use of relevant software (Photoshop, Autocad, Sketch-Up alongside the Microsoft office suite)
  • Ability to produce 3D models/renders (Sketch Up, Lumion etc)
  • Detailed knowledge and application of English Building Regulations
  • Understanding of constructional constraints when designing
  • Must be able to provide examples of construction knowledge and drawing ability.
  • Working in a team
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision on construction drawings/building regulations requirements.
  • Good communication skills and knowledge of products.
  • High level of accuracy and administrative efficiency.
  • Ability to take and implement instructions.
  • Experience of direct customer contact (phone, in person, via email etc)
  • Experience on site and managing projects with honed associated administration skills drawing register management.
  • IT literate
  • An excellent knowledge of the English language (both spoken and written)
  • Confident and able to take on responsibility and assist with the running of the business.
  • Self-directed and highly motivated job runner

 

Preferable:

  • Architectural related degree or qualification
  • Knowledge of Planning Legislation and/or other areas of the Construction Industry
  • Produce hand drawn sketches (or other media) of projects.

 

Remuneration:

  • Dependant on qualifications, experience, and abilities

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £23,000.00-£35,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Free on-site Parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Architectural Practice: 5 years (Required)
  • Full UK driving license and car required.

Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to Lesley Harris at lesley@harrismccormack.co.uk

Harris McCormack Architects Ltd
ArcHaus, Peterborough Road,
Wansford PE8 6JN

architects@harrismccormack.co.uk 01780 433 334

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