Architectural Assistant job in Coventry

Company name:Student Accommodation Developer

Job Role:Architectural Assistant

Region:coventry, Engineer

Date Posted:

Sector:Architecture

Job Type:Permanent

Salary:To £32k plus benefits

Job Reference:DH1041

Description

Are you looking for an Architectural Assistant job in Coventry?

Do you have excellent software skills including experience of using Revit in practice?

Architectural Assistant job in Coventry.   A leading developer who owns, develops and operates high specification student accommodation projects throughout the UK have a requirement for an Architectural Technician to join their inhouse design team.  Their schemes generally comprise of between 200 to 1000 units made up of fully fitted en-suite studios and shared, serviced apartments.

The Architectural Assistant will create and develop designs and detail drawing packages for the construction and interior fit-out of all elements of the project.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Production of designs and drawing packages using specialist CAD packages – Revit, and occasionally by hand.
  • Liaising with the construction team to assess feasibility of potential projects.
  • Working closely with a team of other professionals such as building service engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors and Structural Engineers.
  • Preparing and submitting planning applications.
  • 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.
  • Project managing and helping to coordinate the work of contractors.
  • 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.

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience of using REVIT in practice
  • Knowledge of Building Regulations and Planning legislation
  • Experience of working on multioccupancy projects would be beneficial
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workloads
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Attention to detail

Kingston Barnes are a built environment recruitment agency. Our deep-rooted knowledge of the industry means we have insight into which companies will enable you to achieve your career ambitions. We recruit for a number of architectural practices, developers, & consultancies. If you are looking for an Architectural Assistant job in Coventry or the West Midlands then please contact Dave Harries on 0117 325 2233.

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