Architect- (RIBA Part 1/2)

AKTON Recruitment Ltd
£25000 per annum + PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS
09 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

RIBA Part 1/2 Architect required for a Student Accommodation Developer.

Initial responsibilities include;

  • Creating building and interior designs and highly detailed drawings both by hand and by using specialist computer-aided design (CAD) applications.
  • Liaising with construction professionals about the feasibility of potential projects
  • Working around constraining factors such as town planning legislation, environmental impact and project budget
  • Working closely with a team of other professionals such as building service engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors and architectural technologists
  • Negotiating with contractors and other professionals;
  • Applying for planning permission and advice from governmental new build and legal departments including preparing applications for planning and building control departments;
  • Writing and presenting reports, proposals, applications and contracts
  • Choosing the materials to be used and specifying the requirements for the project
  • Adapting plans according to circumstances and resolving any problems that may arise during construction
  • Making sure the project is running according to schedule and budget
  • Playing a part in project and team management
  • Travelling regularly to building sites and proposed locations
  • Project managing and helping to coordinate the work of contractors;
  • Controlling a project from start to finish;
  • Regular site visits to check on progress, ensuring that the project is running on time and to budget;
  • Resolving problems and issues that arise during construction;
  • Ensuring that the environmental impact of the project is managed.

The successful candidate for the role as an Architect will have the following experience:

  • Experience of using REVIT software
  • Experience with submitting Planning Applications
  • Experience with Building Regulations
  • Experience with Multi - Occupancy, desirably Student Accommodation
  • Professional and confident telephone manner
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workloads
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to quickly pick up different electronic systems
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Extremely on-the-ball, highly accurate and efficient
  • High standard of attention to details
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Be proactive and use initiative

Benefits include;

  • 28 days annual leave

  • Enhanced Christmas Leave - Not taken from annual entitlement

  • Bonus Holiday for midweek birthdays

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Annual Salary Reviews

  • Bonus Scheme

  • Free City Centre Parking

  • Free access to on site Gym facilities

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