Architect (SC Clearance required)

Job Title: Architect (SC Clearance required)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - West Midlands
Salary: £40-£50K
REF: 34455
Job Published: over 1 year ago
Our client is a leading UK construction and regeneration group who believe talented people are the key to success, working on everything from small scale fit outs and utilities projects to major urban regeneration schemes. Their strength comes from this balance of activity and their ability to provide integrated solutions comprising a range of services.
  • Coordinating, and exercising functional authority for planning, organisation, control, integration, and completion of assigned projects.
  • Plan, schedule, conduct and coordinate the technical and management aspects on assigned projects
  • Review and approve technical design phases of projects
  • Create designs and highly detailed drawings and design solutions both by hand and by using specialist computer-aided design (CAD) applications
  • Liaise with the customer, project end-users and other construction professionals about the feasibility of a proposed project, including any constraining factors such as planning legislation, environmental impact and project budget
  • Write and present reports, proposals, applications and contracts
  • Make sure the project is running according to schedule and budget
  • Interact and negotiate with customer project representatives
  • Maintain regular contact with all assigned project customers, including the best possible development of personal relationships
  • Keep up to date with design trends/competitor awareness /design techniques
  • Registered with the RIBA
  • Good freehand sketching ability
  • AutoCAD / AutoCAD ADT or Revit
  • 3D drawing production
  • Micro-station V8 preferred
  • Proficient in Sketch Up and Photoshop
  • NBS specification writer
  • MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Preferably knowledge of Synchro and Echotec
  • Presentation of designs to asset engineers for appropriate sign off
  • Design guidelines - red materials for specification purposes
  • Project processes and gateway review procedures
  • CAD standards and document issue process
  • Strong demonstrable communication style and interpersonal skills
  • High levels of creativity, imagination, vision and enthusiasm to produce distinctive architectural solutions
  • A keen eye for the detail of specific tasks, combined with an understanding of how such specifics fit in with the project as a whole
  • Organisational, project management and planning skills, including the ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Excellent time and cost management skills in order to plan and achieve delivery to the desired quality to exceed customer expectations
  • Leadership skills as well as the ability to work well within a team of other professionals