Architects in London

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Vacancies 2019

 

 

Job title: Architect

 

Reporting to: Partner of the current project on a day to day basis and ultimately to the Senior Architect

 

Responsibilities

 

  • To understand the design project 

  • To prepare, and develop where required, drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design 

  • To assist where required in the coordination of the internal design team 

  • To take responsibility, where required by the project leader, for specific areas of the design and project development

  • To liaise, where appropriate, with members of the external design team and other associated organisations or companies

  • To seek, and record evidence of, continuing professional development (CPD) and an annual  Personal Development Plan (PDP) in accordance with the requirements of the RIBA (or equivalent as applicable e.g. AIA) 

  • Thorough knowledge of and compliance with qR Architects procedures and standards

  • To contribute, or otherwise assist, as required 

 

Qualities & skills required Essential 

 

  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities 

  • Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based 

  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion 

  • Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project 

  • Ability to take initiative in response to direction or instruction 

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently 

  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, lifelong learning 

  • Excellent organisational skills 

  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information 

  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility 

  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks 

  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team 

  • Flexible attitude

  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally 

  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under  pressure while remaining calm and professional at all times

 

Desirable 

 

  • Understanding of the architect's role in the coordination and integration of project information and management 

  • Ability to assist with the management of junior assistant architects on the team 

  • Understanding of financial aspects of running a design project on time and on budget 

  • Ability to use some of the following: Autocad, PhotoShop, Internet  Safari, Pages, Numbers, Keynote

 

 

Speculative Application for qR Architects please email to: sofia@qRArchitects.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Job title: Structural Engineer

 

Reporting to: Project Leader of the current project on a day to day basis and ultimately to the Senior Architect

 

Responsibilities

 

  • To understand the design project 

  • To prepare, and develop where required, calculations, analysis, drawings, diagrams,  models and other documents relating to the design 

  • To assist where required in the coordination of the internal design team 

  • To take responsibility, where required by the project leader, for specific areas of the  design and project development 

  • To liaise, where appropriate, with members of the external design team and other associated organisations or companies 

  • To seek, and record evidence of, continuing professional development (CPD) in accordance with the requirements of the relevant professional Institution 

  • To have thorough knowledge of and compliance with qR Architects procedures and standards 

  • To contribute, or otherwise assist, as required by the Project Leader or Senior Architect, or nominated Engineer. 

 

Qualities & skills required Essential

 

  • Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based 

  • Strong technical engineering skills 

  • Previous experience working in an engineering practice 

  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion 

  • Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project 

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team 

  • Ability to take initiative in response to direction or instruction 

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently 

  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, lifelong learning 

 

Desirable

 

  • Understanding of the engineer’s role in the coordination and integration of project information and management Structural Engineer 

  • Ability to assist with the management of junior graduate engineers on the team 

  • Understanding of financial aspects of running a design project on time and on budget 

  • Ability to use some of the following: GSA, ETABS, SAFE, Autocad, Internet Safari, Pages, Numbers, Keynote

 

 

Speculative Application for qR Architects please email to: sofia@qRArchitects.co.uk

 

 

The above descriptions reflect the core activities of the role but are not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the post holder to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organisational needs. Any major changes will be discussed with the post holder.

 

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