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LCA is looking for a Qualified Architect to join a growing practice with experience in Autodesk Revit ideally and a real passion for Architecture and design.   A key member of the team to ensure the smooth running of projects from initial Concept Design through to Contract Administration on site.

 

We are looking for an experienced Project Architect, with outstanding technical abilities, to join our team.  We are currently working on some excellent, contemporary projects in the residential and public sectors, with great potential for high quality buildings to be executed.  The successful candidate will join a growing practice with opportunities beyond just architectural work, we are open to research and exploring ideas.  

If you are interested in an opportunity at Lewis Critchley Architects, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to lmc@lewiscritchleyarchitects.co.uk



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Responsibilities

  • Understanding your Client’s objectives, requirements and budget for the project.

  • Advising your Client on the practicality of their project and offering advice.

  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the projects.

  • Making sure that each stage of the project is progressing on time and on budget.

  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.

  • Production of tender and construction packages: drawings, schedules and specifications.

  • Ensuring Clients are kept up to speed on their projects at all times.

  • Coordinating work by external consultants & internally with the rest of the team.

  • Manging tender processes: Documentation, issuing and analysing (in collaboration with a Quantity Surveyor)

  • Site inspections: Liaison with contractors on site, responding to RFI’s, managing site procedures & producing documentation..

  • Administrating Contracts and Issuing all related instructions, documentation and certificates

  • Any other ad-hoc responsibility that may arise as part of a project
     

  • Requirements:

  • This role would suit someone with post qualified experience and design led Architect

  • Demonstrable experience in leading the delivery of medium to high-end residential projects for end users through all RIBA work stages

  • Outstanding technical design and detailing skills with ability to articulate high-quality and detailed schemes, thinking and working directly within a 3D environment.

  • Substantial hands on experience with site inspections, running meetings and managing expectations during contract administration.

  • An intimate knowledge of contract administration.

  • Excellent and current knowledge of UK Building regulations.

  • Experience and understanding of BIM concepts, workflows and collaboration.

  • Excellent Revit skills and a clear understanding of it’s operation and outputs would be an advantage

  • Good understanding and basic applied knowledge of sustainable design.

  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines.

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, alongside the ability to liaise effectively with other team members, clients, consultants and contractors.

  • Keen interest in current and emerging technical and sustainability solutions and products.

  • Eligibility to work permanently in the UK and fluent written and spoken English.