Project Architect

England, London
£30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
01 Jun 2021
29 Jun 2021
Oskar Sanders
Site Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Architect for an East London Architectural Practise

A privately owned architectural practice based within close proximity of West Horndon main line station are looking to take on a Project Architect.

Primarily we work with National brands within the hospitality and retail sector, as well as working on residential and ad hoc projects. Currently a vacancy exists for an Architect to lead projects from inception to completion. Works consist of new buildings, refurbishment, alterations, extensions and other construction projects.

Responsibilities as an Architect:

  • Meet with professionals and clients at an early stage to agree the project brief
  • Preparing and presenting design proposals, including detailed drawings of finished buildings, renovations and restorations
  • Meeting with construction professionals and clients to discuss feasibility of designs
  • Reviewing local rules and regulations to ensure the construction project falls within all constraints
  • Creating detailed drawings and specifications for architectural projects
  • Specifying the materials needed for construction of projects
  • Working with computer-aided design software to create blueprints and images
  • Working with contractors, surveyors and building service engineers to create a construction schedule and bring the designs to fruition
  • Coordinating work between various contractors
  • Supervising construction of buildings to ensure projects meet deadlines, stay on budget and adhere to the original vision for the design
  • Visiting proposed locations and building sites
  • Resolving issues that come up during construction
  • Participating in Project Management throughout the construction

Attributes we require:

  • Outstanding visualisation skills
  • Understanding of Construction Technologies
  • Visual Communication Skills
  • Leadership skills and a willingness to take on responsibility
  • Attention to detail and design, and the ability to visualise objects in three dimensions
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Knowledge of building codes
  • Registration with the Architects registration board
  • Minimum of 7 years combined study and practical experience
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral , as interaction with other professionals, authorities and clients will take place on a regular basis
  • High levels of creativity
  • A logical and practical approach as well as an ability to solve problems
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Time management and ability to prioritise workloads

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