Architectural Assistant Part 2

England, Essex, Colchester
£25000 - £35000 per annum
16 Nov 2020
14 Dec 2020
Emilio Grattarola
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Architectural Assistant Part 2



Salary: Dependant on experience and RIBA guidelines

An established, RIBA Chartered Architectural practice based in Colchester, have a new opportunity for a Part 2 Architectural Assistant to join their office.

The office it self is a young dynamic team with a wealth of commercial experience and continual development of their understanding of clients and the market place.

Their projects including retail, mixed use, residential and offices developments. Some of their clients include Imperial College, De Grey Management, Guildhouse, Armsprop and Affinity Water. An understanding of all aspects of design is essential to be considered for this role.

Key Duties as a Part 2 Architectural Assistant you will be:

  • Working as part of a small team, producing drawings and producing and submitting planning applications
  • Taking and developing a brief for a commercial development
  • Consider design solution options to meet and define further the initial brief.
  • Develop and expand the brief to reach a design solution that considers ownership, planning and cost
  • Be responsible for design development of various projects to presentation levels and develop this information with other team members to planning and on to completion.
  • Assisting in the preparation of drawings, reports, visualisations, schedules and specifications
  • Producing planning application drawings and develop further detailed stages suitable for Building Regulation applications, tender and construction
  • Liaising with clients and other consultants to develop designs and prepare documentation for tender purposes, including specification writing

Essential skills/ qualifications for this Part 2 Architectural Assistant role:

  • Part 2 qualified
  • Proficient in Microstation and Sketchup
  • Good drawing hand, strong design and presentation skills
  • Capability to collaborate, to innovate and to learn;
  • Knowledge of UK planning policies and building regulations
  • Excellent technical, communication and organisational skills
  • Exceptional portfolio and design skills.
  • Proven track record of detailed design and delivery of projects on site

Why apply?

  • The working week is 5 days, Monday to Friday, a 37.5hrs per week.
  • A car parking / cycle space is provided.
  • Annual leave is 23 days

If you are interested in hearing more about this Architectural Assistant Part 2 opportunity, please call Emilio for a friendly and confidential conversation on 01792 365100. Could you please also send an updated C.V and portfolio to [email protected]


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