Architectural Technician Vacancy

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Orme architecture are looking for an Architectural Technician to join its growing Somerset based practice.

We are an ambitious, award winning practice based in Baltonsborough and have a range of exciting and challenging projects planned in a variety of sectors working with high profile clients. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in some bespoke residential schemes through to exciting larger commercial projects.

The ideal candidate will have strong construction knowledge and most importantly a positive ‘can-do’ attitude with a willingness to take responsibility and solve problems. They will be capable of working both autonomously and within a team whilst always delivering to tight deadlines.  They should be acquainted with current UK Building regulations, together with a working knowledge of all RIBA work stages. Accuracy and attention to detail and design is vital.


Some of the responsibilities of this position include:

  • production of drawings and technical information from concept phases through to completion with supervision.

  • the ability to contribute to a design process, solving architectural and technical problems

  • an understanding of construction methods and building systems

  • good technical design skills and a sound knowledge of statutory regulations

  • preparing and developing where required, drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design

  • liaising where appropriate, with members of the external design team and other associated organisations or companies

The applicant should:

  • be able to demonstrate experience in meeting planning policy, residential and commercial design, ensuring quality standards are maintained and UK Building Regulations.

  • have experience in construction detailing

  • have sound communication, interpersonal and organisational skills

  • excellent IT skills; including Microsoft Office and CAD

  • the ability to liaise effectively and confidently both internally and externally


Salaries are negotiable and commensurate with the experience of the candidate.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package together with the opportunity to work in a fun and friendly rural working environment. Due to location, own transport is essential.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV to