Principal Architectural Designer

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  • Location

    Moor Row, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £37.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    18 Months

  • Expiry date:


We haven an opportunity for a Principal Architectural Designer Working as part of a small team delivering a project (RIBA stages 2-5) based at Westlakes Cumbria

Providing a co-ordination role between Site and the Design Office, the Candidate will be required to travel to site (Estimated: Bi-monthly basis)
Undertaking surveys (dilapidation, measurement etc ) assessments (Fire, risk, maintenance etc)

Candidate shall Attend meetings (technical & non-technical) to report justify progress and present technical issues
Preparing plans, sections details for statutory approvals
Preparation of hazardous area/ classified zones/ people material flow drawings/ diagrams
Authoring technical specifications, schedules, data sheets, reports & method statements
Checking/ Verification of Technical Deliverables
Collaborative Multi-discipline design Client/ stakeholder liaison.
Responsible for ensuring the designs meet the relevant standards
(UK Building Regulations & British Standards & Industry Standards)

Technical skills and experience
Excellent written and spoken English
Extensive experience delivering projects to UK Building Regulations & British Standards
Experience within Nuclear OR Industrial OR Pharmaceutical sector (Min 15 years engineering design experience working within a highly regulated industry
Ability to work effectively in a team and to meet deadlines
Proven track record in the delivery of architectural detail design
Able to provide evidence of significant man management and time management skills

Design tools/ Software
Proficient in the use of the latest version of AutoCAD
Working knowledge of Revit
Minimum: HNC / HND in an Architecture Based subject