Architectural Technician

Conrad Consulting are currently in collaboration with a leading Housing Developer based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, seeking an experienced Architectural Design Technician/Planning Designer to join their growing in-house architectural team.

The developer is one of Shropshire's longest standing house builders, they offer the full range of services to clients, from concept through to completion. The practice work on various Residential/Housing schemes, from one off luxury housing through to multi-unit developments. Projects also vary from new builds, to conversions of historic or listed buildings in to luxury apartments or housing.

Due to continued sustainable growth, the Shrewsbury office is now seeking an additional Architectural Technician/Designer to join their team. Reporting to the development manager you will have ideally worked in a housing developer environment in the past, or be able to demonstrate a wealth of experience in the Residential sector within an Architectural Practice. You will be presented with the opportunity to lead your own projects, alongside the possibility of leading a small team of Architectural Assistants/Technicians.

AutoCAD is the main software package used throughout the office, so proficiency in this would be essential for this position and an Architectural Technician.

Other duties or the Architectural Technician include –

  • Collating and submitting building control information, production of house type working drawing packages, and coordination of engineering details.
  • Preparation of technical information for tender purposes and its use in the construction process.
  • Ensure drawing accuracy and their compliance with building regulation standard.
  • Production of designers risk assessments and discharge of planning conditions.
  • Comply with all health & safety requirements.
  • Liaise in professional and competent manner to external parties.

Key skills –

  • ONC / HNC or Architectural Technologist degree.
  • Strong CAD skills with at least 3 years’ experience.
  • Extensive experience in producing detailed construction drawing packages.
  • Good knowledge of planning, building regs and building control standards.
  • Good personality and committed to working hard.

The successful Architectural Technician will be offered a salary in the region of £34,000-£42,000 per annum dependant on experience, alongside a competitive benefits package.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please forward your up to date CV and portfolio through to Ashley Johnson at Conrad Consulting or hit apply. Alternatively, call Ashley on 0121 651 1510 for more details.