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Architectural Designer

Suffolk

To manage and assist on all aspects of Architectural Design to the required standards, ranging To contribute to all aspects of architectural design, ranging from presentations for clients to working with the construction team.

 

Team worker:

  • 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

 

Business delivery:

  • Ensure projects are completed on budget and to schedule
  • Prepare and present feasibility reports, mood boards and high-quality design proposals to the client
  • Work around constraining factors such as planning legislation, building regulations, environmental impact and project budget
  • Prepare applications for planning and building control
  • Prepare working drawings, details and specifications for pricing and construction issue
  • 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
  • Contract Administration
  • Lead and co-ordinate the project design team at all stages of projects

 

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
  • Coordinated delivery of all design information
  • Assure delivery of information exchanges
  • Ensuring Asset Information requirements and/or MIDP requirements set out in the Employers Information Requirements are delivered on a BIM project.
  • Enable reliable information exchange through a common data environment
  • Enable integration and co-ordination of information within information model.
  • Confirm supplier’s ability to deliver information requirements
  • Manage information development and information approvals
  • Confirm Design Deliverables
  • Direct the production of task information in compliance with standards and methods.
  • Direct the production of task information using agreed systems.
  • Manage spatial co-ordination on behalf of task team.
  • Propose resolutions to co-ordination clashes
  • Accept / reject information exchanges within the common data Environment
  • Oversee team to ensure compliance of their job responsibilities
  • Overall lead for configuration management and project outputs

 

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
  • Director feedback
  • Feedback from staff and managers
  • Service delivery performance indicators

 

It’s essential you have:

  • Have five+ years professional experience in an architectural role
  • 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
  • A desire to work towards your chartership, CIAT or RIBA
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Excellent CAD proficiency

 

Communication:

  • Create a positive and professional first impression of Concertus
  • Deal with all contacts professionally
  • Communicate with all staff efficiently
  • Knowledge of the complaints handling procedure

 

Customer Service:

  • Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact. This includes responding to internal and external enquiries and (via face-to-face, telephone, email and virtual meeting platforms e.g. Microsoft Teams)
  • Deliver a consistent and professional level of customer service at all times to Clients and other practices within the industry, and provide advice to various clients we service in both the private and public sectors

 

How you act:

  • Professional, friendly and honest – Build good relationships with colleagues and 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

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