Career outlook for architectural technician
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would research and put together the technical details that construction companies need for a new development.
You'd support architects, surveyors and other people in the construction industry.
- bring together technical information for planning projects, such as what the client wants, surveys of the site and building regulations
- prepare plans using computer-aided design (CAD) software, as well as traditional drawing methods
- prepare applications for approval by regulatory bodies
- monitor the health and safety aspect of the design
- prepare specifications for construction work
- advise the project team on technical matters
- visit sites to check on progress and inspect work
Your work would help to ensure that the new building meets the client’s requirements, whether it is a small home extension or a huge new sports stadium.
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- Verbal communication
- Working with technology
- Working with numbers
- Attention to detail
- Developing a plan
- Taking responsibility
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