Contract - Architect

£25.00 - £30.00 per hour
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Amy Gough
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a Professional Services' business offering engineering, design and specialist consultancy services across the complex infrastructure, process, tunnelling and built environments. Due to success and growth they are seeking a contract Architect to join their Stratford-Upon-Avon Office.

The Role:-

  • Provide appropriate levels of Architectural design to a range of different buildings and elements. Work to own initiative and required to supervise team members including Technicians, Graduates and trainees. Supporting professional development accordingly.
  • Liaise with other team members in a multi-disciplinary environment to achieve holistic building solutions to client brief in a lead capacity to small and medium sized projects
  • You will interact with various internal and external contacts and take responsibility for the delivery of projects within time, quality and budget constraints.


  • Plan, schedule, conduct and coordinate the technical and management aspects on assigned projects
  • Be fully conversant with the basics of British Standards and Eurocodes with respect to Architectural design, sustainability and specification.
  • Review and approve technical design phases of projects. Ensure thorough checking and accuracy of deliverables and record documentation in accordance with company QA procedures
  • Create designs and highly detailed drawings and design solutions both by hand and by using specialist computer-aided design (CAD) applications
  • Liaise with the customer, project end-users and other construction professionals about the feasibility of a proposed project, including any constraining factors such as planning legislation, environmental impact and project budget
  • Write and present reports, proposals, applications and contracts
  • Make sure the project is running according to schedule and budget
  • Work closely with other members of the design team to deliver safe, efficient and buildable solutions.
  • Interact and negotiate with customer project representatives
  • Maintain regular contact with all assigned project customers, including the best possible development of personal relationships
  • Take responsibility for project and multi-disciplined design team management as lead architect. Excellent team ethic, and ability to work extended hours on occasions when required

Qualifications and training

  • Degree in Architecture leading to RIBA chartered membership
  • London Underground LUCAS card
  • Main line / Network Rail PTS card
  • CSCS card
  • Eligible to pass criteria for security clearance and airside pass applications
  • Proven track record in the delivery of architectural design, in particular on-site experience within the transportation/infrastructure sector
  • Software: AutoCAD/AutoCAD ADT/Revit/Microstation V8 preferred/Sketch Up

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