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Architectural Technician / Technologist - 6 months - Livingston

Job Title: Architectural Technician / Technologist - 6 months - Livingston
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Livingston, West Lothian
Salary: £19 - £21 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH56683_1519667361
Contact Name: Emily Cotterill
Contact Email: e.cotterill@parity.net
Job Published: February 26, 2018 17:49

Job Description

Architectural Technician / Architectural Technologist - 6 months - Livingston

Our Livingston based client has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Architectural Technician to join their existing team on an initial 6 month contract. You will undertake and/or assist with the development, design and administration of construction projects and planned improvements works.


  • To undertake site and building investigation and surveys, including dimensional surveys and asset management surveys.
  • To prepare or assist in the preparation of Feasibility Studies and reports on property and construction projects.
  • To assist with the preliminary and detailed design of all architectural aspects of new buildings, refurbishments, alterations, planned improvements etc
  • To prepare construction details, production information and building specifications (NBS and Outline Specifications) for projects as required.
  • To assist in the administration of planned improvement and minor works contracts and monitoring of contract / project expenditure, including site inspection duties.
  • To participate in design teams for major construction projects.
  • To provide technical advice and liaise with other colleagues on construction matters relevant to ongoing projects.
  • Progress planned improvements and minor works programme from initial stage to completion within timescales identified.
  • Progress capital and client revenue projects including feasibility, sketch design and design stages.
  • Produce information including drawings and specifications and building legislation compliance.
  • Liaise with property users and contractors.
  • Provide support for detailed inspections of building/fabric i.e. alleged building defects or complaints concerning the condition of property.
  • Prepare detailed layout plans for existing properties.


  • HNC in Architectural Technology or equivalent.
  • Experience of using AutoCAD
  • Technical knowledge of construction techniques
  • Knowledge of project management
  • Knowledge of building regulations
  • Knowledge of CDM regulations
  • Knowledge of building contracts
  • Knowledge of planning legislation

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