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Architectural Technologist
We make creative and engaging spaces for our clients; both in the design and in the way we build and construct them. We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual who is design focused, highly organised and efficient at multitasking to join our team as an Architectural Technologist.

CURRENT ROLE OPPORTUNITY

Company: Fraher & Findlay
Job title: Architectural Technologist
Salary: £35,000-£45,000 depending on experience.
Job Type: Permanent, Full time.
Location: London
Sector: Architecture, Construction

About this role:
We create creative and engaging spaces for our clients; both in the design and in the way we build and construct them. Our work is very detailed and most of our projects are situated within complex planning environments. We pride ourselves on our relationships with our Clients, wider Design Team and our Build Team.

The individual will work alongside our Design team (qualified Architects) and our on site Build Teams and partner Contractors.

The Architectural Technician is a critical role within the team helping us to maintain our high level of building detailing, delivery of RIBA Stage 4 construction packs and RIBA stage 5 on site building detail resolution work. You would be expected to work on a number of medium sized projects along side the Project Architect Lead and helping to mentor younger Architects with respect to construction detailing. You would be expected to adapt design intent information into technical drawings and specification material ready for construction and forming the building contract. This would be completed alongside the Project Architect. The role is not client facing but requires excellent organisation, detailed design experience, problem solving and great communication and collaboration skills within the design team.

This is a unique role to work with an award-winning Architectural firm that is now offering a full design and build service for clients. Working from initial concept design right through delivery on site using a combination of our in house build teams and external sub-contractors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Production of high quality detailed design packages for RIBA Stage 4 in line with the developed design intent scope of each project.
  • Development of office technical standards and associated drawings and schedules.
  • Complete design analysis and research suitable solutions to detailing.
  • Production or directing and overseeing, of CAD drawings, details, CGIs, specifications and other documentation to the construction stage.
  • Review, comment and integrate information by specialist subcontractors including statusing of shop drawings.
  • Undertake site inspections and surveys with respect to setting out alongside the Project Architect
  • Keeping abreast with current legislation, regulations and codes of practice relevant to all duties and responsibilities undertaken.
  • Mentoring of junior members of the Architectural team with respect to construction standards/expectations.

Key areas of competence:

  • Producing work on time, to a high professional standard.
  • Detailed knowledge of current Building Regulations and their application.
  • Detailed knowledge of the Party Wall Act 1996 including the types of notice and processes involved in serving them and forming awards.
  • Self‐motivated to use initiative in undertaking or continuing a task without supervision.
  • Good timekeeping and work ethic that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.
  • Ability to work in the face of pressure and setbacks.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people and work cooperatively with others as part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively.
  • Understanding and knowledgeable about finishes, materials and suppliers.
  • A detailed approach, demanding the highest standards.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Advanced user of ArchiCad, Revit, Indesgin, Photoshop, Sketchup.
  • Advance user of NBS Schedule software
  • Proficiency in Google Sheets & Docs, willingness to use new software/ solutions
Qualifications and experience

  • Member of Chartered Architectural Technicians.
  • 10 + years construction detailing experience.
  • Experience within high end residential sectors and within existing buildings as well as new build passive houses.
  • Site experience

Remuneration + Fringe Benefits, Details + Milestones

Salary Expectation £35,000 - £45,000 depending upon experience.
20 days paid holidays, 7 days paid bank holidays, office closed between Christmas & New Year (additional paid holiday)
Pension scheme, Travel expenses, Annual Bonus scheme
Six months probation period.


Start date:
  • ASAP or dependant on notice periods, applicants being reviewed immediately & interviews underway,
  • If you are interested, please get in touch with Philippa (recruitment@fraherandfindlay.com) and share your CV with a tailored covering letter on why you’re interested and suitable for the role.
Studio Coordinator
We make creative and engaging spaces for our clients; both in the design and in the way we build and construct them. We have an exciting opportunity for an individual who is highly organised and efficient at multitasking to join the Fraher and Findlay office team as maternity cover for our Studio Coordinator.

CURRENT ROLE OPPORTUNITY

Company: Fraher & Findlay
Job title: Studio Coordinator
Salary: £26,000-£30,000 depending on experience.
Job Type: Maternity Cover, 30-40 hours per week - Fixed Term 1 year, Office based.
Location: London
Sector: Design, Architecture, Construction, Office Management
Start date: Early July 2024 (applicants being reviewed immediately)

About this role:
The individual will be office-based and responsible for all day to day management of our Architecture studio space and parts of our joinery workshop.

This role requires someone who has an interest in design and construction, has excellent attention to detail, energy, enthusiasm and a calm manner. The ability to prioritise and adapt to changes to your daily schedule is essential for this role. The candidate must also have the ability to think multidimensionally.

Duties to include, but not be limited to;
  • Office duties
  • Overall responsibility for physical office environment
  • Responsibility for office supplies
  • Equipment and IT management
  • Keeping business records
  • Staff management
  • Marketing tasks
  • Ad Hoc tasks for company Directors.

Desired characteristics and skills:
  • Upbeat and friendly attitude, able to get along with all personalities and take charge when necessary
  • Flexible and able to easily adapt to changing situations and priorities
  • Proactive and intuitive / keen to take control and ownership of tasks
  • Comfortable managing up; transparent and communicative though discreet when needed.
  • Previous relevant experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Tech and IT systems is a bonus
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, Canva, Website editing ideal.
  • Willingness to use new software/solutions..

Additional Benefits:
  • 20 days paid holidays + 8 days paid bank holidays, plus the office and all sites close between Christmas & New Year (resulting in additional paid holiday)
  • Pension scheme

If you are interested, please get in touch with Philippa (recruitment@fraherandfindlay.com) and share your CV with a tailored covering letter on why you’re interested and suitable for the role.  


Past vacancies

To apply for any of our Architectural openings, please send your CV, Portfolio and Cover Letter to Lizzie at hello@fraherandfindlay.com