Trainee Architectural Technician - 17225
13 May 2019
3 month trial to permanent contract
Starting salary £8,000 per annum (£18,000 - £36,000 after
Yeoman McAllister Architects have developed into one of the
major architectural practices in Scotland and have built up an
extensive portfolio of high quality, award winning design and a
recognised reputation for efficient performance in all aspects of
our professional service. We are based in a small open plan Design
Studio on the edge of the Water of Leith at Roseburn in
Edinburgh. We have employed a number of trainees over
the past few years who are successfully progressing through the
You will be working as part of a small team. Your job will
be mostly office based; however, you will have outdoor duties from
time to time. Our working hours are 9am - 5.30pm Monday to
Thursday and 9am - 4pm on Friday with an unpaid 45 minute lunch
break between 1pm and 1.45pm.
What might a day look like in this job?
- General office duties
- Survey of existing buildings
- Preparation of survey information into drawn format
- Assisting colleagues with the preparation of feasibility
- Planning applications and building warrant drawings including
the detailing of construction etc.
What will I learn?
As part of your training, you will learn on the job skills while
working in the office and you will undertake day release study,
firstly for an NC in Built Environment and then an HNC in
Architectural Technology. You will submit planning and
building warrants then progress from submission of small to medium
sized projects to large sized multi million pound
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
- National 5 or equivalent in Maths and English - plus a minimum
of 2 additional qualifications that are complementary (eg Craft,
Design and Technology)
- An interest in the art of drawing and construction with a keen
eye for detail
- A desire to learn new skills with a flexible "can do" attitude
and core moral values such as honesty, trustworthiness and
Friday 14 June.