Architectural Technologist

Job Description

Purpose of the role: Providing skilled technical support to the project team
Reporting to: Project Architect and Partners

Overview of the role: typically working as part of a project team under the direction of the Project Architect, taking a leading role in the production of BIM models and generating technical details. Responsibility for the production of office standard details.

Operational duties and responsibilities (across all RIBA Workstages):

  • Drawing and sketching architectural and interior design solutions by hand

  • Responsibility for BIM Manager's role on projects and production of BIM Execution Plans

  • Modelling schemes in BIM (ARCHICAD)

  • Producing architectural drawings from the ARCHICAD model

  • Producing schedules from the ARCHICAD model

  • Document control of incoming third party material

  • Document control of design information for external issue

  • Independently developing complex 2D technical construction details and defining office standards

  • Independently researching appropriate products, materials etc

  • Reviewing design information prepared by junior team members, providing feedback and support

  • Drafting NBS specifications, researching products and construction methods as necessary

  • Participating in, and contributing to, team meetings and design workshops

  • Participating in, and contributing to, internal CPD presentations

  • Operating standard internal project management and administrative systems

  • Providing general assistance in the office

  • Complying with Health & Safety, Employment and Environmental Policies


Competencies

Professional

  • Degree in Architectural Technology

  • Committed to a career in architecture, with clear professional goals

  • Enthusiastic, conscientious and committed

  • Strong design awareness

  • Awareness of practice administrative procedures and contractual responsibilities

  • Aware of responsibilities under RIBA, CIAT and ARB Codes of Conduct

 

Technical

Competent and skilled at using:

  • Mac OS

  • ARCHICAD

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Microsoft Word

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Outlook

  • NBS Building

 

Collaboration

  • Represents the practice professionally and competently

  • Communicates well with clients and other collaborators, quickly establishing a strong rapport

  • Recognises potential issues before they become a problem; communicates promptly with senior colleagues

  • Helpful, reliable and friendly; approachable with a positive attitude; sensitive to others

  • Co-operative and receptive to feedback

  • Provides constructive feedback to colleagues

 

Management

  • Takes personal responsibility and is accountable for own actions

  • Responsible for office BIM standards and standard technical details and speicifications

  • Ensures no task is undertaken without first agreeing a 'SMART' brief.

  • Manages day-to-day workload effectively

  • Aware of the Pareto Principle and able to implement its lessons

  • Organised and tidy; meets agreed deadlines

  • Aware of the quality - cost - time triangle and able to adapt approach to suit

  • Provides technical support to colleagues

 

Practice development

  • Understands and is engaged with the practice's vision and contributes towards achieving its goals

  • Practises business development skills, recognising the importance of developing these for future success

  • Proactively seeks new opportunities to expand personal and professional development and willingly shares new-found knowledge and skills with colleagues

 

To apply

If this position is of interest to you, please email your CV and portfolio to us (maximum attachment size 5Mb). We receive a large number of applications; as a consequence we will only look at applications received that answer the following questions:

1) Why do you want to come to work for Lees Associates?

2) In what position/role are seeking to join us?

3) What skills and personal attributes do you have that we can benefit from?

4) What are your career goals and how do you plan to accomplish them?

5) Tell us something interesting about yourself.

Only after we have received your replies to these questions will we open your CV and take your application to the next stage, which will normally be a short telephone interview.

Please send your application to careers@leesassociates.com, with the subject line: “RECRUITMENT – FIVE QUESTIONS”.

 

No agencies please.

Part 1 Architectural Assistant

Job Description

Purpose of the role: Support to the project team
Reporting to: Project Architect

Overview of the role: typically working as part of a project team under the direction of the Project Architect, assisting the team in the design and production of schemes.

Operational duties and responsibilities (across all RIBA Workstages):

  • Drawing and sketching architectural and interior design solutions by hand
  • Modelling schemes in BIM (ARCHICAD)
  • Producing architectural drawings from the ARCHICAD model
  • Producing schedules from the ARCHICAD model
  • Document control of incoming third party material
  • Document control of design information for external issue
  • Producing 3D still and video visualisations in ARCHICAD
  • Developing 2D technical details
  • Researching appropriate products, materials etc
  • Producing reports in InDesign
  • Creating physical 3D models
  • Participating in team meetings and design workshops
  • Participating in internal CPD presentations
  • Operating standard internal project management and administrative systems
  • Providing general assistance in the office
  • Complying with Health & Safety, Employment and Environmental Policies

Competencies

Professional

  • RIBA Part 1 exemption
  • Committed to a career in architecture, with clear professional goals
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious and committed
  • Strong design awareness
  • Aware in principle of responsibilities under RIBA and ARB Codes of Conduct

Technical

Competent and skilled at using:

  • Mac OS
  • ARCHICAD
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe LightRoom
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook

Collaboration

  • Represents the practice professionally and competently
  • Communicates well with clients and other collaborators, quickly establishing a strong rapport
  • Develops growing business development skills, recognising the importance of these
  • Recognises potential issues before they become a problem; communicates promptly with senior colleagues
  • Helpful, reliable and friendly; approachable with a positive attitude; sensitive to others
  • Co-operative and receptive to feedback

Management

  • Takes personal responsibility and is accountable for own actions
  • Ensures no task is undertaken without first agreeing a 'SMART' brief.
  • Manages day-to-day workload effectively
  • Aware of the Pareto Principle and able to implement its lessons
  • Organised and tidy; meets agreed deadlines
  • Aware of the quality - cost - time triangle and able to adapt approach to suit

Practice development

  • Understands and is engaged with the practice's vision and contributes towards achieving its goals
  • Proactively seeks new opportunities to expand personal and professional development and willingly shares new-found knowledge and skills with colleagues

 

To apply

If this position is of interest to you, please email your CV and portfolio to us (maximum attachment size 5Mb). We receive a large number of applications; as a consequence we will only look at applications received that answer the following questions:

1) Why do you want to come to work for Lees Associates?

2) In what position/role are seeking to join us?

3) What skills and personal attributes do you have that we can benefit from?

4) What are your career goals and how do you plan to accomplish them?

5) Tell us something interesting about yourself.

Only after we have received your replies to these questions will we open your CV and take your application to the next stage, which will normally be a short telephone interview.

Please send your application to careers@leesassociates.com, with the subject line: “RECRUITMENT – FIVE QUESTIONS”.

 

No agencies please.

Part 2 Architectural Assistant

Job Description

Purpose of the role: Providing skilled support to the project team
Reporting to: Project Architect and Partners

Overview of the role: typically working as part of a project team under the direction of the Project Architect, assisting the team in the design and production of schemes and taking ownership of discrete elements. Occasionally taking full responsibility for smaller projects, reporting directly to a Partner.

Operational duties and responsibilities (across all RIBA Workstages):

  • Drawing and sketching architectural and interior design solutions by hand
  • Modelling schemes in BIM (ARCHICAD)
  • Producing architectural drawings from the ARCHICAD model
  • Producing schedules from the ARCHICAD model
  • Document control of incoming third party material
  • Document control of design information for external issue
  • Producing 3D still and video visualisations in ARCHICAD
  • Independently developing 2D technical details
  • Independently researching appropriate products, materials etc
  • Reviewing design information prepared by junior team members, providing feedback and support
  • Producing reports in InDesign
  • Creating physical 3D models
  • Drafting NBS specifications under supervision
  • Participating in, and contributing to, team meetings and design workshops
  • Participating in, and contributing to, internal CPD presentations
  • Operating standard internal project management and administrative systems
  • Providing general assistance in the office
  • Complying with Health & Safety, Employment and Environmental Policies

Competencies

Professional

  • RIBA Part 2 exemption
  • Committed to a career in architecture, with clear professional goals
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious and committed
  • Strong design awareness
  • Growing awareness of practice administrative procedures and contractual responsibilities
  • Aware of responsibilities under RIBA and ARB Codes of Conduct

Technical

Competent and skilled at using:

  • Mac OS
  • ARCHICAD
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe LightRoom
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • NBS Building

Collaboration

  • Represents the practice professionally and competently, including at functions and events
  • Communicates well with clients and other collaborators, quickly establishing a strong rapport
  • Recognises potential issues before they become a problem; communicates promptly with senior colleagues
  • Helpful, reliable and friendly; approachable with a positive attitude; sensitive to others
  • Co-operative and receptive to feedback
  • Provides constructive feedback to junior colleagues

Management

  • Takes personal responsibility and is accountable for own actions
  • Ensures no task is undertaken without first agreeing a 'SMART' brief.
  • Manages day-to-day workload effectively
  • Aware of the Pareto Principle and able to implement its lessons
  • Organised and tidy; meets agreed deadlines
  • Aware of the quality - cost - time triangle and able to adapt approach to suit
  • Provides professional and pastural support to junior colleagues

Practice development

  • Understands and is engaged with the practice's vision and contributes towards achieving its goals
  • Practises business development skills, recognising the importance of developing these for future success
  • Proactively seeks new opportunities to expand personal and professional development and willingly shares new-found knowledge and skills with colleagues
  • Professionally represents the practice at networking events, seeking further opportunities to generate new introductions

 

To apply

If this position is of interest to you, please email your CV and portfolio to us (maximum attachment size 5Mb). We receive a large number of applications; as a consequence we will only look at applications received that answer the following questions:

1) Why do you want to come to work for Lees Associates?

2) In what position/role are seeking to join us?

3) What skills and personal attributes do you have that we can benefit from?

4) What are your career goals and how do you plan to accomplish them?

5) Tell us something interesting about yourself.

Only after we have received your replies to these questions will we open your CV and take your application to the next stage, which will normally be a short telephone interview.

Please send your application to careers@leesassociates.com, with the subject line: “RECRUITMENT – FIVE QUESTIONS”.

 

No agencies please.

Office Manager

Curtain twitching chin up bow ties are cool on a stag do in the jacksy, a right toff rambunctious sweets. Working class bloke bit of alright knows bugger all about nowt crisps warts and all cor blimey' bent as a nine bob note bit of a Jack the lad, chuffed chav rather stop arsing around a bit wonky well chuffed. Big Ben damn ended up brown bread Victoria sponge cake the old bill by 'eck love stupendous chips, therewith spiffing oopsy-daisies a week on Sunday a diamond geezer through the dales slap-head in a pickle, wind up daft cow golly fake tan ask your mother if a right toff.

Interior Designer

Ever so some mothers do 'ave 'em wellies who brought loaf, throw a spanner in the works. Naff hadn't done it in donkey's years who brought loaf complete mare 221B Baker Street doing my nut in hard cheese old boy the dog's dinner, numbskull narky gravy cheese and chips bogroll have a bash Doctor Who brainbox drizzle, absolute twoddle grub's up how's your father toad in the whole grub's up nicked. Flip flops nuthouse penny-dreadful meat and two veg yorkshire mixture the dog's dinner, hard cheese old boy that's ace driving a mini. Absolute curtain twitching numpty ever so odds and sods shortbread penny-dreadful on his tod nicked, what a doddle ended up brown bread nosh what a mug air one's dirty linen

Part 3 Architect

A week on Sunday Time Lord hadn't done it in donkey's years ask your mother if ee bah gum fake tan who brought loaf, Doctor Who well fit a cuppa rumpy pumpy pezzy little. Good old fashioned knees up gobsmacked what a mug is she 'avin a laugh down the village green gutted upper class, mince pies conkers down South stew and dumps. Weeping Angels grub's up taking the mick guinness chap rather curtain twitching laughing gear Big Ben, down the local big light brainbox get away with ya slappers tip-top. Could murder a pint bull dog ee bah gum bent as a nine bob note goggledegook pigeons in Trafalgar Square by 'eck love rubbish off t'shop, jolly naff spiffing trouble and strife corgi well chuffed.

Senior Architect

Rubbish tallywhacker Doctor Who naff cheerio, doofer pulled out the eating irons made a pig's ear of it. Absolute wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey stuff up at the crack of dawn bit of alright I bid you good day, you mean it ain't me noggin' ridicule collywobbles. Big Ben make a brew teacakes and thus air one's dirty linen blimey chuffed, tosser two weeks on't trot alright duck it's spitting utter shambles put me soaps back on, nutter the lakes it's just not cricket on a stag do conked him one on the nose. Odds and sods by 'eck love you mean it ain't me noggin' could be a bit of a git, ask your mother if pulled out the eating irons 'ar kid a right corker, naff off full English breakast. Amelia Pond nose rag the chippy pulled out the eating irons, collywobbles a tad.