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1 Bankhead Park, GLENROTHES, KY7 6GH
£38,950.71 - £42,686.23 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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Job Details

Reporting to a Chartered Architect and/or the Lead Professional Architects, Professional Services, the successful candidate will be required to work independently or as part of a design team producing technical designs on a variety of building projects from inception to completion.

The specific requirements of the job are:

  • Undertake duties including site surveying, site inspections, 3D modelling, design work, preparing working drawings, specifications, contract documents, technical and contract administrator’s duties as appropriate.
  • Liaise with clients as part of the development of the brief and prepare feasibility studies in conjunction with a Quantity Surveyor.
  • Liaise with statutory bodies as required.
  • Ensure compliance and have knowledge of statutory legislation, regulations and industry codes of practice and standards applying to the construction process. (e.g., Town Planning Acts, Building Standards Legislation, Eurocodes, etc).
  • Work as Contract Administrator or assist the Chartered Architect on contract administration duties.
  • Assist in controlling all contractual matters including design, specification, nomination of Subcontractors and Suppliers, certification, and expenditure of monies, working as part of a team.
  • Work as a Principal Designer or assist the Chartered Architect in the discharge of his/her Principal Designer responsibilities under the CDM Regulations.
  • Comply with the Council’s and Property Service’s policies on Health and Safety and codes of practice.
  • Carry out other tasks within the general scope of the post as may be allocated from time to time.
  • Comply with the Councils Scheme of Administration and Standing Orders. Contribute to the achievement of the Council’s corporate aims and values.
  • A link to the role profile is included below. You will find more information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.
  • We are currently shaping our future workstyles however, in light of current advice, we are introducing blended home/office working that will include office access days each week with homeworking for the remainder of your working time.

The Person

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with a positive attitude who has at least 5 to 10 years’ experience as an Architectural Technician working on a range of projects.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate that they have a broad knowledge of the architectural role and can work well with others or on their own to deliver results. They should also have an interest in keeping abreast of changes in legislation, regulation and practice which impact on their roles.

Applicants must be educated to SCQF level 7, which includes an HNC in an appropriate discipline, or equivalent. Qualification to SCQF level 9, which includes a Degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline or holding Technician Membership of a relevant Institution is desirable.

Blended Working

As a progressive employer, we offer the opportunity to work in this role as a “blended working” arrangement with home-working opportunities and occasional office-working as required. While the significant part of the role can and will be carried out remotely, candidates should be able to travel to and attend office locations in Fife as required.

For further information please contact John Purves -

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