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Recruitment

France and Associates are a forward-thinking and enthusiastic chartered architectural pratice based in Huddersfield.

As a client led business, we have ambitious growth plans. Please keep a close eye on this page for our job vacancies.

Architectural Technician (Hybrid Working)

France and Associates are an award winning chartered architectural practice based in Huddersfield, who provide services nationally. 

We can offer extremely varied and interesting work, as most of our projects involve F+A managing the design as well as the on-site process. 

Due to an increase in workload, we have an exciting opportunity for a permanent position for an Architectural Technician with at least 1 year’s practical experience, to provide essential technical and drawing support to a busy design office. 

We welcome all applicants with 1-5 years experience.   

The successful Architectural Technician will be proficient in AutoCAD, experience of Revit is also advantageous within training provided in house, and will have a good understanding of the building regulations. This role is for a candidate with a strong technical understanding of building projects and buildings in general. 

The role will be mostly office / home working based. We offer flexible working solutions, part time applicants will be considered.   

Opportunities to gain experience with contract administration and using the latest technology available will be provided. 

Salary

£18k – £35k per annum plus benefits, to be agreed dependent on level of experience 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Either a member or affiliate of the CIAT, RICS, CIOB or working towards membership
  • An accredited degree in building surveying, Architectural Technology or equivalent HNC/HND. Graduate preferred however those in their final year will also be considered.
  • Proficient skill in AutoCAD
  • A minimum of 1 year’s practical experience
  • Able to work unsupervised and maintain projects
  • Good knowledge/ understanding of construction details 

Specific Responsibilities and Activities within your role

  • Take instructions from design team members and produce drawings within RIBA stages 2-4
  • Diligently handle all instructions and maintain comprehensive records
  • Undertake measured building surveys, manage consultants for other surveys required
  • Prepare and submit planning applications
  • Production of tender drawing packages
  • Production of Building Regulation packages
  • The ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active way. Good communication is vital for this role.
  • Current, clean driving license

Please email your CV and covering letter to admin@franceandassociates.co.uk.