Architectural Design Assistant


Plymouth, United Kingdom
Job Type

Our client is a forward thinking and expanding property development company looking for an experienced Architectural Design Assistant to join their dynamic team based in central Plymouth.

Key requirements of the role

Proficient in the use of AutoCAD sufficient to produce;

  • Building layouts, sections and elevation drawings
  • Preparing detail construction drawings
  • Survey plans

Knowledge of Building Regulations and general construction methodologies.

Working with others to collect record and interpret site survey data including;

  • Building measured surveys
  • Assessing the condition of building components
  • Suggesting suitable repair options
  • Liaising with site operatives
  • Reporting on progress and quality of site construction work
  • Assisting others with the general day to day duties around the office, administration and project specific works both in the office and on construction sites.

Development Areas

Development of skills to assist with project construction design, construction project management, and other skills required by and under the supervision of an Architect or Surveyor.

Working alongside qualified professionals to develop key skills including;

  • Revit, Sketchup and other drawing packages
  • Preparing and reviewing schedules of work
  • Observation of other members of staff both in the office and on site.
  • Developing an action plan for Continuous Professional Development to include attending recognized courses, reading and participation in discussions

Working Pattern

40 hours over 5 days per week (Monday-Friday). Some paid overtime and weekend working may be required


Predominantly Plymouth, Devon. You may be required at other locations. 



If you are an experienced Architectural Design Assistant and are currently looking for a new challenge then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below.

For an informal chat please phone 01752 252533 and ask for Laura. Many thanks for your interest.

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