ArchiCAD Technician/Technologist - London

Ref: 1279 Date Posted: Tuesday 24 May 2022
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An office of 11 in Hackney are looking to hire a Architectural Technician/Technologist with 2+ years  UK experience to support their technical team with the preparation of construction information using ArchiCAD. They are a dynamic studio specialising in high-end private residential projects. Their design methodology is uniquely collaborative, with the client as the focus of the design process. They create bespoke, functional, sustainable and beautiful homes based on a methodical analysis and simulation of the unique way in which people wish to interact with the space around them. Each project is delivered by a team of three, with each individual member specialising on one of the following key aspects – Design, Technical Design and Management.


Primary duties will include:

-Production of tender and construction packages: drawings, schedules and specifications.

-Coordinating inputs from external consultants to the team

-Assisting Technical Architects with managing tender processes: producing and issuing documentation and tender analysis (in collaboration with a Quantity Surveyor).

-Assisting the Technical Architects with responding to RFI’s & producing site related documentation

-Assisting their Technical Architects and Project Directors with Contract administration tasks such as Issuing all related instructions, documentation and certificates.


The successful candidate must have:

-Experience working on medium to high-end residential projects for end users

-Outstanding technical design and detailing skills with the ability to articulate high-quality and detailed schemes, thinking and working directly within a 3D BIM environment

-Substantial experience in delivering tender and construction packages

-Excellent and current knowledge of UK Building regulations.

-Experience and understanding of BIM concepts, workflows and collaboration

-Excellent ArchiCAD skills and a clear understanding of its operation and outputs

-Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines

-Good communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with other team members, clients, consultants and contractors

-Keen interest in current and emerging technical and sustainability solutions and products

-High levels of team spirit with a collaborative and positive approach

-Eligibility to work permanently in the UK and fluent written and spoken English


The successful candidate would benefit from, but is not required to have:

-Some experience with site inspections & associated documentation

-Knowledge of or some experience with JCT contracts

-Good understanding and basic applied knowledge of sustainable design.


Practice Structure & Characteristics:

-Boutique in scale and approach, ensuring a friendly, personal and high-quality service to their clients.

-Stable, long-standing and experienced full-time team.

-Non-hierarchical. Team members collaborate seamlessly to achieve common objectives with high levels of team spirit and ownership.

-Autonomy. Each team member has the freedom to act and take decisions independently within the jurisdiction of their role and the practice’s vision with other team members, including the funding directors, supporting and advising only

-Flexible approach to HR, with trust-based flexible working hours driven by allocated tasks & milestones. This is delivered via self-imposed priorities and disciplined time management by individuals.

-Strong brand identity. They have a unique workflow focusing on specialisation which is unique in the field of residential. The Management, Design and Technical roles are a symbiosis and they are excited to grow the practice in this manner.

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