Architectural Technician / Architect Assistant

£23400 - £29310 per annum
11 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Martina S
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Architectural Technician

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £23,400 - £29,310

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: 25/10/2017

The Client:

Our Client are the lead body for Scotland’s historic environment; a charity dedicated to the advancement of heritage, culture, education and environmental protection. They are at the forefront of researching and understanding the historic environment, and addressing the impact of climate change on its future. They investigate and record architectural and archaeological sites and landscapes across Scotland and care for more than 300 properties of national importance. They have a People Strategy which will be an overarching strategy to which ensures they support and develop staff within the organisation.

The Role:

This post will provide technical support to deliver the annual Investment Plan for Conservation and improvement works at the Properties in the Care of Scottish Ministers under the Scheme of Delegation. It will be part of the South Region professional services team in the Estates team within the Conservation Directorate.

Essential requirements:

* Working knowledge of AutoCAD (2016 or newer)
* Traditional Scottish building construction techniques
* Modern building construction techniques
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
* Production of Scheme Design and Construction Drawings
* Production of Specifications

Desirable requirements:

* Repair and maintenance of Ancient Monuments
* Carry out digital/traditional Land and Measured Building Surveys.
* Understanding of CDM 2015 Regulations
* Use/knowledge of ArcMap software to create/analyse GIS data.
* Awareness of BIM
* Use/knowledge of Microsoft Access software

Essential Professional Qualifications:

* HNC/HND – Architectural/Building Technology.
* Full Driving Licence.
* Applicants should note that this post is not suitable for those with postgraduate qualifications in Heritage, Museum or Archive studies, unless all Essential requirements noted above, are fully demonstrated.
* No other qualifications or specific experience in the heritage sector are required.

Other Essential Criteria

* Able to work at Heights
* Able to work for extended periods away from home.
* Able to travel by commercial aircraft, ferry or small boat.

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Candidates with experience of; Architectural Design Consultant, Architectural Technician, Architect, Architect Assistant, Trainee Architect, Building Surveyor will be considered for this role.