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Ref no:
PKC11123
Published:
12/02/2024
Closes:
03/03/2024
Location:
Pullar House 35 Kinnoull Street Perth, PH1 5GD
Salary:
£42,683 - £45,536 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

Job Description

Architect, Perth PKC11123
£42,683 - £45,536
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD
We are looking for a person like you to work alongside other Architectural and Construction professionals in our multi-disciplinary office. You will have the skills and qualification to provide architectural design, team leadership and technical direction and support for the development and delivery of a range of Projects, of varying scope and complexity, throughout RIBA Stages 1-7.
A key aspect of the role is the Contract Management/Administration of allocated Projects, ability to contribute to office practices and procedures, and intuition to apply Local, National and International developing requirements to address Climate Change, Carbon and Greenhouse Gas Emissions. You will direct others, or autonomously carry out surveys, prepare feasibility/reports and contribute to client business cases, produce Project information/drawings and specifications utilising Revit/ CAD/ BIM software, including NBS and other associated Council software systems and applications. Review design proposals and technical information prepared by external consultants/Teams. Prepare, co-ordinate information and submit Statutory applications, including responding to queries arising, to achieve Statutory approval. Manage and administer Projects throughout the design/delivery process, associated tasks and construction process, for compliance with PKC requirements, Standards and Regulations, to achieve handover and where applicable Passivhaus accredited certification. Thereafter, responding to defects period issues to close-out the Project.
You must have an appropriate level of skill, knowledge and experience gained within a Construction/Property Office and can evidence a wide range of work undertaken. You will need a working knowledge of AutoCAD/Revit, an understanding of Passivhaus design/delivery principles including BIM systems, and knowledge of the Construction Design Management Regulations (CDM). It is expected you will have well-developed written, oral and presentation skills, and the ability to communicate confidently, clearly and precisely with a wide and varied “audiences”. You will treat others with dignity and respect.

The Individual

You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross, be ARB registered and educated to Degree level in Architecture.
 
For informal enquiries, email Philip Hudson at: philiphudson@pkc.gov.uk
 
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer. 

At PKC our values and behaviours  influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC  and you could soon be joining our team!

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.
 
As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post. This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas. 
 
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.
 
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.
 
Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.
What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.   

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