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Pullar House 35 Kinnoull Street Perth, PH1 5GD
£34,331 - £37,878 per year
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36 hours per week

Job Description

Architectural Technician - PKC11209
£34,331 - £37,878
Pullar House, Perth

Perth & Kinross Council - Property is looking for an Architectural Technologist / Technician to work alongside other Architectural and Construction professionals in our multi-disciplinary office.

You will have the skills and qualification to provide architectural technical 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 production of technical drawings and specifications to support low carbon design and where applicable, to achieve Passivhaus accredited certification. 

You will carry out surveys, prepare drawings and specifications, utilising Revit / CAD/ BIM software, including NBS and other associated Council software systems and applications.  You will prepare, co-ordinate information and submit Statutory applications, including responding to queries arising, to obtain Statutory approval(s).

There will be the opportunity to administer small Projects, with supervision, to learn and manage the delivery process, associated tasks and construction process, to achieve handover.  Thereafter, responding to defects/rectification period issues to close-out the Project.

As an employee, you will benefit from training opportunities, flexi-time, flexible working, health & well-being and other HR policies, and the Local Government Pension Scheme.

For purposes of connection and collaboration with colleagues and with the community we serve, our full-time employees work from a work-related site for a minimum of two days per week, with the arrangements for part-time employees being agreed on a basis which will ensure that they benefit to an equivalent degree.  Please refer to our Hybrid Working FAQs for further information.  We are committed to being a more inclusive employer - to ensure we can consider any reasonable adjustments, please either contact the recruiting manager to discuss any individual circumstances, discuss at interview or, if you prefer, after any conditional offer is made.

The Individual

You will be educated to HNC/HND level in Building/Architectural Technology.

You must hold the requisite qualification and have an appreciable level of experience gained within a Construction/Property Office to evidence a wide range of work undertaken.

You will be proficient in AutoCAD/Revit, have knowledge of Passivhaus design/delivery principles including BIM systems, and an understanding 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 “audience”. You will treat others with dignity and respect.

You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please email Philip Hudson at:

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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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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