Project Architect (Parental Leave Cover – 12 months)

Office of Regional Architecture

Job Overview

Office of Regional Architecture www.regionalarchitect.com.au

We are a small practice committed to the delivery of well-conceived and thoughtful architecture which brings sustainability to communities though our Local Government,  Community Not-For-Profit and Residential projects in the Wheatbelt and Great Southern regions of Western Australia. Our work is broadly defined in the areas of community, local government, residential, townscape and landscaping design. Our projects currently underway including health and well-being, retail and commercial, townscape and landscape proposals, and Local government-led sustainability projects, and private houses, and we are looking to cover our current portfolio with a view to expanding our growing team.

 

Position Description and Duties

 

Your acquired experience will ensure:

  • You will be a key part of the Practice, working closely with your team and Director
  • You have a minimum of 5 years professional experience working on project teams through all stages of the architectural process
  • You have complete responsibility for quality of production and co-ordination of small and medium scale projects
  • Your active participation and contribution as a team member of projects across all phases of the architectural process
  • You can manage the skills and resources of Architects and support staff within your team
  • You can effectively programme, plan, budget and coordinate projects in detail
  • You are comfortable dealing with clients, consultants and stakeholders through documentation and construction
  • You use your initiative to find and solve problems throughout the design and construction process
  • You can effectively ensure the quality control of final architectural product
  • You are comfortable in representing the Practice in the identification and application for potential new projects

 

Your skills and experience include:

  • minimum of 5 years, full time experience in an architectural practice,
  • good management and communication skills,
  • be able to permanently live and work in Australia, and are also:
  • A Registered Architect
  • Proficient, or able to become proficient, in relevant CAD (TBA), Microsoft Office, BQE Project & Practice Management software
  • Multi-disciplined, with concept to completion project and documentation experience
  • Systematic approach to design development, documentation, dimensioning, referencing and detailing complete architectural packages
  • Sound understanding of all phases of the architectural process
  • Report/specification writing and schedule preparation
  • Thoroughness in quality control
  • Organisation skills – especially time management of self and project team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Formulation and communication of the project brief
  • Achieving client sign-off key milestones throughout the project
  • Proficient, or able to become proficient, at managing project fees, preparation of proposals and tenders, variations and invoices
  • Great communicator – written and verbal, experienced in chairing and documenting project meetings
  • Have a proactive, approachable and sociable personality
  • Flexible to adapt to studio and project priorities, programs and demands

 

The benefits available with this role:

  • Renumeration in accordance with the Architect’s Award, based on your experience and professional status (registration)
  • On-going Continuing Professional Development enabling you to develop new or existing skills
  • Part of a great practice who genuinely design and work as a team
  • Vibrant and socially inclusive and active staff team
  • Generally a remote role available from September 2021 to cover 12 months Parental Leave
  • Option to continue with the practice subject to project availability and compatibility with the role and team,
  • Flexible work available based out of fantastic Brookton premises a day trip from Perth Metro, which you would be required to attend for networking and team-cohesion purposes on a fortnightly basis

 

Apply:

  • If this is you, please email a single, compiled PDF format document including portfolio, CV, and covering letter no larger than 10MB to: admin@regionalarchitect.com.au
  •            Your covering letter, should state your suitability for the advertised position and addressing the above criteria
  •            Your CV should include two recent referees
  • Western Australian applicants preferred, regional location/affiliation/interests/enthusiasm desirable
  • Applications due by CoB Friday 16th July 2021

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