Architects Technician

Hove, East Sussex
A competitive salary dependent on skills and experience
09 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

MacConvilles Surveying are looking for an Architectural Assistant or Architectural Technician to join our enthusiastic and growing team. If you’re ambitious to achieve your career potential without the London commute read on....              

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Brighton based multi disciplinary practice.  This position will suit someone looking to progress their career while working in a friendly office that supports a healthy work-life balance.

Based at our offices in Hove, the role will predominantly be focused within the South East.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Demonstrable track record of working in a technical capacity preferably as a high-level CAD/BIM user

Structured approach to problem solving and decision making

Able to competently use AutoCAD, Revit and Sketchup

Sound drawing and visualisation skills, a good eye for detail and design and an awareness of design style

Good working knowledge of planning, conservation and building regulations

Able to work collaboratively and effectively as a team member

Good level of organisation, planning and management skills in order to effectively lead projects

Able to prepare detailed design and working drawings and assist with preparation of specifications

Key responsibilities:

Take a brief and develop into a concept design with only limited intervention of a manager for presentation to clients

Prepare and submit planning and building control applications

Prepare detailed design drawings from which costings are made, working drawings and schedules, specifications, 2D drawings on CAD or Revit

Attend regular meetings with clients, contractors and other specialists

Attend site regularly to monitor progress

Troubleshoot any and all problems associated with the project

Prepare Health and Safety Risk assessments and carry out measured surveys

Work to QA procedures

Co-ordinate with other consultants/specialists, negotiate with clients, provide information to team members, negotiate with statutory bodies

MacConvilles view their employees as their greatest asset so offer:

A competitive salary dependent on skills and experience

22 days annual leave per annum minimum plus public holidays

Discretionary bonus scheme


Flexible working

Comprehensive CPD programme

Professional fees paid

Group Personal Pension Scheme

MacConvilles are an equal opportunities employer.

To apply for this position or to discuss the role informally please contact Toby Rollestone, Director of Building Surveying at

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