Senior Architectural Technologist | BSBG

>Job description

Reporting to the Technical Manager/Associate or Lead Architect, as a Senior Architectural Technologist, you will be responsible for implementing project plans and ensuring all project deliverables are completed on time. You will also be tasked with monitoring the design and construction documentation whilst maintaining the BSBG standard of technical excellence on all projects.


Design Development

• Aid the Lead Architect with all aspects of design development

• Responsible for the design development of projects, from concept to completion

• Responsible for all local authority compliance and code compliance

• Responsible for utilising correct design standards

• Responsible for all technical detailing of projects

• Responsible for meeting the brief from an operational and functional perspective

• Responsible for writing and collating the NBS specification under the direction of the Lead and Design Architect

• Shared responsibility for writing and updating the brief

• Coordination with all sub consultant packages

• Review of all drawing packages to ensure full coordination and technical excellence is achieved prior to issue

• Assist Design Architect with sourcing suitable materials and construction systems in line with the architectural design intent


• Ensure Job Captain’s A3 folder is up to date.

• Responsible for issuing all drawings, specifications, documentation, ensuring correct procedures are in order, and issue registers up to date and accurate

• Write cover letters for each formal issue

• Monitor and ensure smooth progress for all local authority submissions

Quality assurance

• Ensure operational standards are understood, adhered to and maintained by Job Captains and architects

• Ensure Job Captains are fully conversant with the relevant standards and approved relevant local authority regulations

• Ensure Job Captains meet agreed deadlines for documentation issue

• If slippage is likely to occur notify the relevant Lead in advance and agree a recovery programme

• Ensure that Job Captains correctly prepare the local authority submissions in accordance with the relevant local authority requirements

• Responsible for meeting with local authorities and expediently processing submissions.

• Responsible for resource tracking schedules

• Responsible for NOC tracking schedules

Consultant Coordination

• Coordinate design team meetings with the relevant sub consultants. Chair and Minute the meetings with actions and pending dates

• Ensure drawings and documentation carefully coordinated with sub consultants prior to submissions

• Ensure all sub consultants review and agree to programme of deliverables

• Track drawing issues to sub consultants and their issue of information to BSBG

• Ensure the sub consultant’s scope of work is complete at each stage in order for the Lead to certify payment

• Responsible for ensuring sub consultants have applied for NOC’s and maintain the NOC Tracking Schedules


• Responsibility for the management of the project deliverables.

• Responsibility for communicating all aspects of project deliverables to Job Captains, Architects and to Senior Management

• Motivation of project team

• Assist Lead with overall project management

• Ensure soft and hard project files are maintained to BSBG standards

• Staff appraisals and interviews of Job Captains and Architects

• Assist the Technical Manager and provide ideas relating to project implementation to enable work to become more efficient

• Attend monthly technical meetings and respond to any actions noted in the Minutes

• Assist the Technical Manager in maintaining and developing office technical standards and details in accordance with local and International building codes

• Become an active member of the technical team and assist with developing others by acting as a mentor


• Must constantly review resources available against those required for successful project implementation

• Review Job Captain’s drawing schedules and approve

• Ensure reference material from suppliers is updated and handed to the project co-ordinator


• Ensure necessary time is allowed for each stage of deliverables utilising experience on previous projects

• Ensure the Lead is updated on progress and programme

• MS Project programme must be produced and updated following each packaged delivery of information


• Ensure to have a constant communication with assigned project teams and report back to the Lead

• Responsible for all project based written correspondence

• Minutes for select project based formal meetings

• File notes for informal discussions/meetings


Ensure constant liaison with the following:

a) Client

b) Sub-consultant

c) Contractor

d) Supplier

e) Manufacturer

f) Statutory Authority

Post Contract Coordination

• Assist with the handing over of design projects from the design teams to the post contract teams

• Ensure constant communication with the post contract team and advise on site related issues

• Review and advise on specialist sub-contractors’ design and shop drawings

• Liaise with post contract team to ensure any alterations or amendments on site are as per local authority regulations

• Ensure issuance of relevant ‘For Construction’ drawings and documents at the appropriate time to the site team and contractor

• Assist the Technical Manager in monitoring lessons learnt from all projects and ensure these items are immediately fed back in to the pre and post contract teams

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will ideally be in possession of:

• Degree in Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical or Building Services Engineering from a recognised international university

• Minimum 5 years’ working experience in an Architectural Practice

• CIAT registration preferred

• Strong proficiency in AutoCad and REVIT

• Must speak fluent English

• Self-motivated and flexible

• Report writing, communication and presentation skills

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