Overview

Highfield Professional Solutions have the pleasure of representing a multi-disciplinary consultancy with offices in Leicestershire and London. The Practice has an impressive portfolio of blue-chip clients across a diverse range of business sectors including, international motor trade, global food and drink, commercial and industrial, education, public sector, residential and regeneration.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Architectural Technician to join the progressive Design & Build team based in Leicestershire.

Role: Architectural Technologist

Location: Leicestershire

Contract: Permanent, full time

Salary: £30,000 for intermediate level. £40,000 for senior level. Depending on experience

Start date: ASAP

Software: AutoCAD and Photoshop

Essential requirement: Driver with own car, due to remote location of office

The ideal candidate will be an intermediate / senior level Architectural Technologist with at least 5/6 years’ experience across multi sectors.

Architectural Technologist – Intermediate level

You will be required to meet with clients to agree on the project brief and advise on environmental, legal and regulatory issues. Contribute to planning applications and assess what surveys are required. You will prepare and present design proposals and advise clients on procuring the best and most appropriate contracts for the work. Liaise with appropriate Authorities and carry out design-stage risk assessments. Most of the work is office based, although site visits are commonly required.

Architectural Technologist – Senior level (Lead Design and Technical Associate)

You will be required to lead the design team consisting of architects and technicians and liaise with all other disciplines within the business; consultants, contractors, QS, Building Surveyors, Planning authorities as well as liaising with clients. You will lead design brief meetings, co-ordinate site surveys and prepare designs and specifications. Co-ordinate the preparation of schedules of inspections, tests, mock ups and samples. The role will involve the preparation of tender documentation and reviewing submissions. You will provide weekly feedback to the MD- covering project status, staff status, issues, and needs. You will hold yearly staff appraisals and support junior members of staff in the education / developments / achieve set goals.

If you feel you can add value to this practice and would like to be a part of one of the fastest growing design & property organisations in the UK, apply now by contacting Sonya Hoey on 01489 774010 or email