Project Architect

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A talented Project Architect is required to join an award-winning regional AJ100 Architectural Practice located in the heart of Leeds City Centre in a delightful landmark studio!

Our client are a dedicated team of 200+ enthusiastic individuals that care about creating places that foster human connection while adding commercial, civic, environmental, and social value to the multiple large scale projects they deliver. Their portfolio is hugely expansive across the following core sectors – City Living, Mixed Use, Leisure, Commercial workplace, Education, Industrial, MOD estates, Bluelight & Healthcare!

If you are an ambitious Project Architect looking to develop your career in a friendly, collaborative and creative environment with a business committed to its people this is the role for you!

As a Project Architect you will ideally have a minimum of 3-5 years experience with solid Revit capabilities and an interest in working across their core-sectors.

Additional responsibilities for the Project Architect as follows

• Create building designs and highly detailed drawings both by hand and by using specialist BIM and CAD applications.
• Assist with the efficient delivery of the architectural services identified in the project brief, to the agreed deadlines.
• Work around constraining factors such as town planning legislation, environmental impact and project budget.
• Liaise with construction professionals about the feasibility of potential projects.
• Work closely with a team of other professionals such as building service engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors and architectural technologists.
• Apply for planning permission and advice from Building Control and other legislative bodies.
• Write and presenting reports, proposals, applications and contracts.
• Developing project briefs in conjunction with the client.
• Adapt plans according to circumstances and resolve any problems that may arise during construction.
• For the most part, the Project Architect’s working day will be Studio based. However, site visits and meetings with clients are frequent, so travel may figure prominently.
• Acquire a good working knowledge of current and pending legislation such as would affect the production of architectural information to ensure continuous professional development.
• Ensuring that all information that is confidential / protectively marked is treated appropriately.

Key Skills & Qualifications

• Proven record of accomplishment of managing and delivering multiple projects.
• Proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD & BIM.
• High levels of creativity and imagination.
• Excellent design and drafting skills.
• Excellent project management and planning skills.
• Proven industry - experience in managing time-sensitive and budget constrained projects.
• Previous experience in maintaining and building relationship with clients.
• Analytical mind with excellent problem solving and mathematical ability.
• Leadership skills as well the ability to work well in a team and mentor junior staff.
• A keen interest and awareness of ESG.

People are at the heart of what our client does. They offer a competitive salary between £38,000-£45,000 and a benefits package that promotes a work-life balance and supports your professional development needs. Life assurance, bonus scheme, Cycle to work scheme, Employee Assistance Program, Healthcare Cashback scheme, gym discounts, hybrid working opportunities, regular social activities plus more are among some of the benefits on offer.

Please hit apply or contact James Jackson at Conrad consulting for further details.