Architect with Revit

Job details

Posted Wednesday 01 November 2023
Location London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Architect
Reference 1539
Recruiter Name Margarida Araujo
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Our client is a medium-sized award-winning practice in central London offering a great office culture to its staff. From flexible working to a friendly team where everyone's opinion matters, as well as incorporating sustainable design into their work, this is a great place to work! They are currently looking for 2 Architects, one with 2/3 years post Part 3 experience and the other with 5+ years. Strong Revit is necessary for this role as well as experience across at least one of these sectors: retrofit, workplace, residential, retail. The job description below gives a good outline of what is expected and will be adapted according to the seniority of the candidates.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • RIBA Part Ill qualification.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of all RIBA stages.
  • Experience of running more than one project simultaneously from inception to completion.
  • An understanding of clients' requirements and experience of client liaison.
  • Experience of managing construction contracts.
  • Excellent knowledge of current legislation, standards, building technologies, environmental design and construction methods.

Skills & Attributes:

  • Strong client management skills.
  • Good hand drawing skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Good understanding of contract administration knowledge and application.
  • Good level of self-motivation and initiative.
  • Good level of awareness of Risk Management to mitigate all risks.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Excellent design and technical skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate designs clearly and effectively.

IT & Software

  • Highly IT literate.
  • Excellent knowledge of BIM and Revit software is a must.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office 365.
  • Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD software and the Practice CAD Manual.
  • Good knowledge of graphic presentations (Adobe lnDesign, Illustrator etc)

Design & Project:

  • Assist in preparation of a detailed method statement for each project for approval by the relevant Project Director.
  • Assist the Project Lead in developing the design proposals for presentation to the client.
  • Develop project plans, define the project with clear timescales, scope, costs and resource requirements for delivery on time and within budget.
  • Assist the Project Lead in setting up the internal project team and manage the team within pre-agreed programme and cost parameters.
  • Co-ordinate external consultants as necessary.
  • Act as client interface on projects when appropriate.
  • Ensure all relevant stakeholders and team members are kept up-to-date on project developments and changes.
  • Assist in the collection of the client brief and prepare the project briefing documents.
  • Assist in preparation of design and production information programmes, allocate work to team members.
  • Prepare and manage the information production schedule for the projects.
  • Take responsibility or assist with all aspects of the projects technical information.
  • Set agendas and run regular internal and external design team meetings.
  • Attend site meetings.
  • Monday Morning Meetings contribution.
  • Monitor construction work on site.
  • Assist to ensure smooth hand over of project to client.
  • Report key project issues to Project Lead on a regular basis.
  • Carry out site/building appraisals as required.