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Graduate Architectural Technician (Construction Manufacturing)

Job Title: Graduate Architectural Technician (Construction Manufacturing)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Flintshire, Wales
Industry:
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Incredible career development
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J899708_1553860017
Contact Name: Kelly Newell
Contact Email: kelly.newell@russell-taylor.co.uk
Job Published: March 29, 2019 11:46

Job Description

Our client is a multinational company who provide sustainable products and systems in to the construction industry. They already have an established portfolio in facades, they are broadening their product range, expanding the facades and capitalising on the global mega-trend towards the urban environment and tall buildings and have recently given this as their focus by setting up a stand-alone division.

Our client has therefore invested in a new management structure and they are now looking for a recently graduated Architectural Technician to join them.

This is an incredible opportunity to join the business during their busiest period and to join the Global Graduate Program where they will put a lot of time and dedication in to developing you further.

The role is predominantly office based but there may be a need for a day a week visiting clients etc.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can join a brand new team, utilise all of your knowledge AND be a part of something genuinely career changing, this could be your next new role.

Graduate Architectural Technician (Construction Manufacturing)

In your new role as an Architectural Technician you will instantly become an integral part of the Technical department producing working drawing packages using both portfolio and bespoke unit types. It will be hugely beneficial to you if you have worked with a similar developers, covered facade and envelop projects and that you have worked on similar schemes.

Your New Role

  • Providing a high level of technical service to Customers, Specifiers, Architects, Engineers, in the UK and technical support to other offices around the world on UK manufactured products.
  • Calculation of snow loading/drifting on roofs to En1990 and EN1991.
  • Experience in composite panel and rain screen design.
  • Produce both standard and project specific 2d and 3D interface details in AutoCAD, Knowledge of Revit and 3D software expected.
  • Calculation of snow loading/drifting on roofs to En1990 and EN1991.
  • Produce standard and project specific NBS format specifications and specification support to internal sales/specification Managers and direct to Specifiers/Architects.
  • Have the ability to break down a problem and generate a solution.
  • Produce standard and project specific NBS format specifications and specification support to internal sales/specification Managers and direct to Specifiers/Architects.
  • Have the ability to break down a problem and generate a solution.

Ideal Qualifications You Will Have

  • BSs or MSc in Facades, Building Technology or Architectural Technology however equivalent third level degrees will be considered.
  • Knowledge of building physics with emphasis on thermal, moisture control and acoustics. Undertaking condensation risk analysis, overall U value calculations, acoustic predictions for varying build-ups using be-spoke software programmes.
  • Structural knowledge relating to composite panels, rain screen facades and their attachment. Calculation of wind-loads, to establish span capabilities of cladding and rain screen systems and associated fastener requirements to BS EN 1991-1-4:2005.
  • Experience in composite panel and rain screen design.
  • Knowledge of European standards for cladding.
  • Knowledge of fire testing and approval relating to Loss Prevention Certification Board, Factory Mutual, and UK/ European fire test methods.
  • Knowledge of UK Building Regulations with a focus on Part B, Part L, section 2 and section 6.
  • Knowledge of weather test methods, including CWCT.

Contractual Benefits

  • Monday to Thursday 8.15am-5pm Friday 8.15am-4pm
  • 24 days Holiday plus all Bank Holidays
  • Opportunity to join a Global Graduate Scheme
  • 5% Bonus
  • Incredible and thoroughly modern working environment

To Apply

Please click on the link to apply ensuring all of your contact details are fully up to date with an up to date CV. I will be interviewing for this ASAP.

I look forward to receiving your application.

Thanks

Kelly

Kelly Newell

Manufacturing Divisional Manager

RTG

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