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Architectural Assistant (Part Two)

Derbyshire

To assist on all aspects of architectural design, ranging from presentations for clients to working with the construction team

 

Business Delivery:

  • Assist with the preparation and presentation of feasibility reports, mood boards and high-quality design proposals to the client
  • Work around constraining factors such as planning legislation, building regulations,
  • Assist in the preparation of applications for planning and building control
  • Help choose materials to be used and the requirements for the project, based on site and environmental criteria
  • React to and resolve issues which arise during the design and construction stages of a project
  • Produce and edit drawings using ArchiCAD and DLM
  • Review client briefs and support Architectural Designers to develop designs which meet building requirements
  • Provide technical detail services, supporting Architectural Designers, Seniors and Principals both within your team and across our multi-disciplinary business
  • Participate as a member of the Concertus team supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the business
  • Work flexibly to support delivery across the service

 

Customer service:

  • Deliver great customer service to existing and potential clients
  • Liaising with clients and other parties
  • Work collaboratively with other professionals within Concertus and also with third party consultants/contractors/suppliers
  • Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact. This includes responding to internal and external enquiries (via face-to-face, telephone, email)
  • Deliver a consistent and professional level of customer service at all times to Clients and other practices within the industry
  • Seek advice on the design quality and practicality of a project

Measures of success:

  • Feedback from team members/ line manager
  • Contribution to service
  • Team performance
  • Service improvements suggested
  • Customer feedback
  • Accuracy and timeliness of support.
  • Efficiency of systems and processes.
  • Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
  • Customer feedback
  • Director feedback
  • Feedback from staff and managers
  • Service delivery performance indicators

 

It’s essential you have:

  • Good design and drawing skills
  • A keen interest in buildings and the built environment
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals
  • An understanding of the relationship between people, buildings and the wider environment
  • Good technical construction knowledge
  • Part 2 Architectural Qualification

 

Communication:

  • Discuss the objectives, requirements and budget of a project
  • Liaise with construction professionals on the feasibility of potential projects
  • Work closely with a team of other professionals such as building service engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers and architectural assistants
  • Maintain good levels of communication with the project team
  • Travel regularly to construction sites, proposed locations and client meetings
  • Ensure projects are running according to schedule and budget

 

BIM Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and receive information into the information model
  • Configure information for project outputs
  • Populate the information exchange format for the information model.
  • Production of design outputs related to a discipline specific, package-based or time-based task.
  • Undertake clash detection process and report to design team lead
  • Produce BIM compliant working drawings and specifications

 

How you act:

  • Professional, friendly and honest – builds good relationships with colleagues, understands the importance of confidentiality
  • Attention to detail – able to deliver clear and accurate information
  • Team worker – you work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
  • Service deliverer – you focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
  • Customer focused – you put the customer first
  • Shows initiative – you come up with ways of improving how we do things
  • Well organised – you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
  • Willing to learn – you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
  • Flexible attitude – you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service

Apply here:

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