Senior Architectural Technician

Senior Architectural Technician or Documenter with 8+ years of experience seeking long term, rewarding career role.

  • Are you looking for a breath of fresh air where your skills and achievements will be recognised and valued.
  • Consider a future living on the Surf Coast! Geelong, Torquay, Bells Beach, Ocean Grove.
  • Some staff surf regularly. You could too! Enjoy genuine city, coastal or country living.
  • Are you looking for a challenging, senior architectural role offering long term stability, a dynamic yet flexible work culture and interesting projects.
  • You are looking to use your architectural documentation experience to create high quality, stylish yet functional workspaces for clients.

Hill Start International Pty Ltd is a specialist recruitment company working with quality clients to represent exceptional career opportunities across Australia.

Our client is a commercial design, construct and fit-out specialist servicing a highly profitable niche market in Australia. They have both large-scale national clients with multiple nationwide projects and numerous smaller clients across Australia and provide exceptional commercial outcomes by delivering projects on time and to budget. Importantly, they create unique commercial spaces for their clients to ensure that they stand out in their marketplace.

We have been exclusively engaged to recruit a skilled and creative Senior Architectural Technician or Documenter. This new role will be responsible for ensuring all architectural designs are delivered in good time and to a high standard and is seen as a long-term career role in the business.

Specific duties will involve.

  • Complete architectural documentation packs for construction and fit-out projects across Australia. Full concept design and full documentation from tender to ultimately hand over to clients for construction.
  • Work as a key, senior contact in the design team to inspire and coach junior design team members.
  • Prepare work to a high standard and adhere to all required regulations e.g. NCC, Green Star and Disability Access.
  • Coordinate and attend client meetings. Present documentation packages for client review.
  • Liaise with external consultants, engineers and project managers. Prepare and submit detailed designs to local authorities.

The business is well-established and has excellent prospects for the future. They have survived and thrived over the last few years and operate in a relatively recession-proof industry sector. This is a crucial role for an expanding business. Ensuring quality documentation passes promptly through the design department for client projects ensures increased revenue opportunities and aligns with the company’s commitment to the highest standards of customer service. This person will become a key member of skilled and passionate team.

To succeed in this role, you will need to demonstrate.

  • Architectural qualification coupled with quality architectural experience gained in Australia. Architectural experience for retail, commercial, office, education or healthcare projects will be especially of interest.
  • Solid drafting and documentation capability. Sound knowledge of Australian construction codes.
  • Highly computer literate with knowledge of Revit, Adobe suite and MS Office.
  • First class communication skills to be able to lead and influence client discussions and meetings.
  • Full eligibility to work within Australia. Willing and able to commute to the Geelong HQ as required.

The role will be based at the Geelong head office with working from home several days a week. There will also be occasional travel required to client locations across Victoria.

The company is offering a superior remuneration package in line with experience and expectations.

In the first instance, please submit your CV and any accompanying information to the Director and Principal Consultant, Jeremy Hill, quoting reference JH40250 and we will be in touch with you to discuss this opportunity in more detail. Confidentiality and discretion assured.