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Part I Qualified Architect

  • Job reference: IF-001157
  • Sector: Buildings, Infrastructure
  • Location: Colchester
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Why not...

Atkins is one of the worlds’ leading design consultancies. We have the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time critical infrastructure projects. As a provider of multi-discipline technical services, Atkins is committed to design excellence and delivery of first class solutions which combine innovation, imagination, and best practice.

Our Colchester studio are seeking a Part I Qualified Architect. Working in a multi-discipline team of Architects & Engineers, providing a professional design service to our clients, this is a great opportunity for professionals to gain technical exposure within an internationally renowned consultancy.

Current and forthcoming projects include concept through to detailed design of healthcare, education, mixed use, office, retail projects.


Working as part of a team in the preparation of production information and working drawing packages
Preparing concept scheme designs from Client briefs
Compilation of reports and documents and supporting the rest of the team in draughting documents for bids, expressions of interest and competitions
Client facing responsibilities
Communicating schemes in a mixed portfolio of media from 2D CAD to the latest photorealistic 3D software packages
Preparing quickly feasibility options for various projects and working with other disciplines to test the validity of designs
The ability to develop details based on the hand sketches/details
Responsible for completion of tasks assigned to time and quality
Shall ensure effective communication and coordination on assigned tasks within the discipline
Responsible for compliance with Atkins QA/QC procedures and implementation of procedures
Managing one’s own time and Keeping abreast of latest trends and technologies

Mandatory Requirements:

Proficient in AUTOCAD
RIBA Part 1 qualified

Desirable Requirements:

Working Knowledge of software’s such as REVIT, InDesign, Photoshop, Sketchup etc
Prior experience of working within an Architectural Practice or within a Consultancy Environment
Previous experience of producing concept designs
Able to draw ‘free hand’ sketches and illustrate to a high level
Able to present information clearly to colleagues and external clients
Capable of working and completing tasks independently as well as demonstrating a strong team work skills
Able to demonstrate an adaptable and approachable approach to your role

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