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Project Architect - Design & Delivery


Base pay $75k - $100k
Permanent Standard business hours
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Full job description

Your new company
A successful, creative and experienced firm is currently seeking an Experienced Project Architect with 5+ years of post-graduate experience to work on custom designed and highly detailed single residential, multi-residential + some commercial projects. The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience and extensive knowledge in detailed construction documentation on individually crafted residential and commercial projects.

Your new role

  • Develop established concepts to a design development level.
  • Detailed design resolution including drawings, schedules, material specification & presentations.
  • Preparation of drawings, schedules and reports for report & consent and town planning applications.
  • Co-ordination of specialist consultants and incorporation of their work into the Architectural drawing set.
  • Be part of the leadership team: of 2-3 people per project.
  • Preparation of contract documentation drawings, schedules & specification for tender and for construction.
  • Call tenders and coordination of tender process from start to finish.
  • Arrange for the signing and execution of the contract documents by both parties.
  • Responsible for Contract Administration duties including: Site visits, assessment of RFI’s, variations, Progress Claims & defects.


Creative problem solving through design thinking. Ability to work through the process of detailed design to deliver buildable and durable and cost-effective construction
solutions. Ability to visualise concepts and creatively work through problem through detailed design and documentation. Detailing and documentation skills. Ability to effectively lead communication with internal project team / consultants / client / builder and other project
stakeholders. Ability to run multiple projects in parallel. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively coordinate the work of specialist consultants and the internal project team. Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment. Ability to run projects and manage the project program effectively and efficiently. Good understanding of the Planning Scheme and associated requirements relating to the Building Consent and Town
Planning process. Good understanding of the National Construction Code (NCC) and standards pertaining to residential projects. Good understanding of building methodologies, material performance, and the roles of individual trades within the
construction team. General understanding of labour and material costs in residential construction.
Post-Graduate qualifications ARBV Registration (open to non-registered candidates or on the path to becoming one)
Software + Technology
Revit (must be proficient) Rhino & Sketch-Up) (preferred but not essential) Adobe Suite

What you'll get in return

  • Great project experience
  • All rounder ability to work on a project from start to finish
  • Be mentored and share your knowledge by mentoring junior and up and coming Architects
  • Join a successful architecture and design firm
  • Competent Director and Project Leaders who works in a collaborative manner - round table discussions
  • Work on projects that is worth telling people about - create design for people and experiences
  • Career development and potential to step up and lead your own team
  • Remuneration - commensurate with experience

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please kindly forward an up-to-date copy of your CV and folio to Shermaine.chia@hays.com.au, or call Shermaine Chia now for a private and confidential chat on 0403 252 661.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job details
Date posted
1 Oct 2021
Design & Architecture
Base pay
$75k - $100k
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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