Architectural Technologist

Architectural Technologist

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Major international multidisciplinary practice

Architectural Technologist

We currently have vacancies for Architectural Technologists at various levels to be based at one of our Northern Studios. You will be working closely with multi-disciplinary design team members and dependent on the role, BDP’s clients on projects in a variety of sectors.

About us:

BDP is a continuous collective of architects, engineers, designers and urbanists. We design at every scale from city masterplans, neighbourhoods, parks, streets and buildings to specialist, bespoke light and acoustic installations.

We are placemakers who work at every stage of the design process from visioning to briefing to design, delivery and operation. We respond to the demands of our dynamic and ever-changing planet with cross-discipline design thinking that spans all of life’s activities, protects the environment and enhances social value.

Harnessing our collective ethos, the spirit of BDP is about making places for people. Our structure and governance as a global network of federated city studios creates design hubs that are connected to the cities, regions and communities they serve.

As part of the Nippon Koei Group, we fuse our passion for architecture and engineering with user-centred design and large scale infrastructure projects to deliver world-class solutions for better, more prosperous places.

About the role:

The role will be centered on the use of BIM methodologies to carry out conceptual, schematic, and detailed design, 3D modelling, technical reports and design coordination.

As a major interdisciplinary building design practice of Architects, Engineers, Designers and Urbanists, BDP offers a unique opportunity to work on a range of high-profile projects within interdisciplinary project teams across multiple sectors.

About you:

Candidates should be able to meet the following criteria, which should be evidenced through the portfolio:

Have excellent design and presentation skills using a variety of media
Possess the ability to communicate verbally in a clear manner
Demonstrate excellent people skills and to work well within the dynamics of a design team
Hold a BSc (Hons) in Architectural Technology or similar/equivalent
Demonstrate a good understanding of BIM processes, including the PAS 1192 suite of documents and ISO 19650
Have excellent skills in Autodesk Revit software, with the ability to train and mentor other members of staff
Have a good knowledge of Autodesk Construction Cloud (BIM360), Navisworks or similar design coordination tools
Membership with the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) will be considered an advantage, but not essential.

BDP offers:

BDP offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package; combined with a positive working environment and a healthy attitude to work-life balance. The opportunity to learn and develop skills alongside a dedicated team of designers will be available to the successful applicant.

BDP’s attractive remuneration package includes a competitive salary*, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, and contribution towards professional subscriptions. BDP also offers an Employee Assistance Programme, All Employee Profit Share Scheme, Health Screening. Income Protection/Prolonged Disability Insurance, Buying Additional Holidays, Give as Your Earn, SMART Drive and Cycle, Season Ticket Loans and countless retail discounts.

We have a Social Life committee which organises a wide range of social, sporting, and charitable activities and a communication committee for improvement and development ideas.

*Salary is depending on skills and experience. Please state your salary expectation as part of your application.

To apply:

To apply for the role please follow this link: and click on the ‘Apply’ button below the vacancy. You will then need to complete the online application form and attach an up-to-date CV with a cover letter (<400 words) outlining how your skills and experience match the requirements for the above job description. Please also attach a sample portfolio which illustrates examples of your work. Your application will then be passed onto our recruiting directors for review. If successful, you will be notified by our system inviting you in for an interview, either being held in person or via Microsoft Teams.

BDP is actively fostering an inclusive organisation where people can be themselves and everyone has a sense of belonging. We want our teams to be diverse at every level, reflecting the communities we design for. As designers, we will create spaces for all that promote equity, wellbeing and participation within the built environment. We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different skills, professional and life experiences, to join us and help us to achieve our aspirations. We also welcome applications from candidates who wish to work flexibly. BDP also operates a hybrid working policy.

BDP is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Third party or agency applications will not be accepted.

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