Job Summary


Coventry | £28k | Construction

Recruiter: Akton Recruitment

Architect - Part 2-3



An Experienced Architect with Revit Experience is required for a Student Accommodation Developer based in Coventry

Initial responsibilities include;


* REVIT Experience Required

* Creating building and interior designs and highly detailed drawings both by hand and by using specialist computer-aided design (CAD) applications.

* Liaising with construction professionals about the feasibility of potential projects

* Working around constraining factors such as town planning legislation, environmental impact and project budget

* Working closely with a team of other professionals such as building service engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors and architectural technologists

* Negotiating with contractors and other professionals;

* Applying for planning permission and advice from governmental new build and legal departments including preparing applications for planning and building control departments;

* Writing and presenting reports, proposals, applications and contracts

* Choosing the materials to be used and specifying the requirements for the project

* Adapting plans according to circumstances and resolving any problems that may arise during construction

* Travelling regularly to building sites and proposed locations

* Project managing and helping to coordinate the work of contractors;

* Controlling a project from start to finish

* Resolving problems and issues that arise during construction;

* Ensuring that the environmental impact of the project is managed.

The successful candidate for the role as an Architect will have the following experience:

* Experience of using REVIT software

* Experience with submitting Planning Applications

* Experience with Building Regulations

* Experience with Multi – Occupancy, desirably Student Accommodation

* Professional and confident telephone manner

* Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workloads

* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

* Able to quickly pick up different electronic systems

* Excellent organisation skills

* Extremely on-the-ball, highly accurate and efficient

* High standard of attention to details

* Flexible and reliable

* Be proactive and use initiative

Benefits include;


28 days annual leave


Enhanced Christmas Leave – Not taken from annual entitlement


Bonus Holiday for midweek birthdays


Employee assistance programme


Annual Salary Reviews


Bonus Scheme


Free City Centre Parking


Free access to on site Gym facilities More

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