Building/Architectural Technician [L3 MA]

Train Shetland - Vocational Training

L3 MA Building/Architectural Technician


Employer: E & H Building Contractors Ltd

Salary: Dependant on experience

Job type: 3 month probationary period followed by full-time permanent position.


Modern Apprenticeship funding is available for young people 16-19 years of age. (Some places may be available for 20+ years of age.)

Job description: An opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Architectural Techinician to join our company. Our workload consists mainly in the design and building of residential property for the public and housing sectors.

Your role will be to:

Provide technical drawings and ultimately to produce full desgin and technical drawings for Planning and Building Warrant purposes.
Collection of technical information and specifications.
Preparing and updating all site documentation. Most work is office based although some time will be sent doing site visits.
Working predominantly on computer you will need to have a keen interest in using CAD and several specialised design and visualisation software programs.
Good hand drawing skills will also be an advantage.

The ideal candidate will have:
An interest in building science and technology.
Drawing skills and the ability to interpret another person’s vision.
Good verbal and written skills.
Enthusiasm and maturity.
Confidence in using computers and adapting to new IT and design software, including programs such as AutoCad, SketchUp, Solidbuilder, Photoshop.
Ability to take responsibility, meet project deadlines and work collaboratively and take up challenges.
At least 2 Highers Grades (1-3) or equivalent (useful subjects include Maths, Physics, IT, Art, Design & Technology).

This opening gives the opportunity for an individual to start an apprenticeship and progress through training and academic learning to become a qualified Technician or Technologist.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our company to develop their professional career in this sector.


To apply: You will need to complete the form found on the Train Shetland website at the following link and send it directly to Train Shetland. 


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