Part 1 Architectural Assistant

Are you a Part 1 Architectural Assistant, looking for your next challenge with a progressive and supportive employer with a triple bottom line? (People, Planet and Profit)

We are offering an opportunity for in our Manchester office.

A bit about us:

Stride Treglown is the ninth largest architecture practice in the UK. We are the only practice in the AJ100 to become a certified B Corp and earlier this year officially became carbon neutral.

As an employee-owned and inclusive company, everybody has a say in what we do and how we work. We employ and develop the best diverse talent, giving our staff freedom to pursue their own career aspirations, whilst offering flexibility to ensure wellbeing. Together we create people focused places and spaces.

Stride Treglown creates people-focused places. We pride ourselves on hiring the best and most creative talent and helping you develop your career in the direction you want it to go. As an employee-owned and inclusive practice, we are dedicated to increasing our diversity to represent the communities in which we live and work and you will have a real say in what we do and how we work.

Part 1 Architectural Assistant

This summer we are looking for proactive and talented Part One qualified Architectural Assistant to join our team in Manchester. Some of our current fantastic Part 1’s are returning back to University to start their Part 2 studies this summer.

We want to provide you with the same opportunities to use and develop your design and communications skills whilst working within a stimulating multidisciplinary environment.  We work on a diverse range of projects and pride ourselves on our innovative yet responsive approach to our clients brief, providing quality in outcome and approach every step of the way.

This current advert is to allow you to apply for a Part 1 position to begin in September 2021 for a year placement (2021-2022).

For those people with outstanding portfolios who can demonstrate their skills and strengths we will create the right opportunity to support you in your blossoming career – consolidating what you have learnt and providing exposure and opportunities to work on new things.  This is a great opportunity to deepen your use of Revit and BIM within our thriving practice.

We will provide and pay for Revit training to the successful candidates.

We look forward to your application and please remember to include;

  • Cover letter
    • Your availability in regards to start date
  • CV
    • Detail your education and work experience
    • Include skills such as Autocad and Revit
    • Make sure this is up-to-date and explains gaps in your work / educational history
  • Portfolio
    • This really needs to shine! Your portfolio will show your design skills and abilities (please ensure that your portfolio is no more than 8 megabytes).

To upload multiple documents you will need to hold the CTRL key and select the documents you wish to upload. 

Job Description

As a Part 1 Architectural Assistant you will assist with various projects from initial design through to completion. Successful candidates will communicate visually using excellent graphic presentation and have a flair for design.  You will often work as part of a team yet also be able to work on tasks alone.

Whilst Revit skills are desirable, we will provide training to the successful candidates.

Architectural Design

  • Preparing design proposals using Revit and hand drawn methods
  • Contributing to the design process and co-ordinating detailed design information
  • Contributing to specifications for construction work
  • Preparing drawings, plans and documents for statutory approvals
  • Contributing to design stage risk assessments

Contract Management

Architectural Assistants participate in the process of managing an architectural project for example by:

  • Making site visits
  • Obtaining tenders for construction work
  • Contributing to meetings and document preparation
  • Assisting with co-ordinating associated professionals as required
  • Assisting in obtaining and evaluating tenders and agreeing contracts
  • Maintaining an awareness of the compliance requirements for the design, legal, statutory and professional requirements

What we can offer

  • Flexible work environment with future Hybrid working patterns
  • A comprehensive benefit package
  • A contemporary working environment in an excellent location
  • A friendly, open and caring culture
  • Future opportunity to own the business with us through employee share owner

Please apply via our website – you do not need to join or subscribe to any third party websites.

Please note, we unfortunately will not be able to provide visa sponsorship to the successful applicant.

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We look forward to hearing from you.