• Permanent
  • Dublin

Position: Architectural Technician

Location: Dublin

Salary 45-55k DOE

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for an Architectural Technician to join one of our clients, an International provider of EV charging stations.


  • To lead the team in delivering efficient and effective site and building layouts.
  • Preliminary site sketch design for green field sites while ensuring the business goals fit within the specific model. This will require the ability to use online mapping software to establish ownership of lands etc, sourcing information in relation to existing site information but utilising virtual county council websites.
  • Constant liaison with the Business Development team to design and evolve preliminary designs that align with the commercial business case
  • Co-ordinating and reviewing Site Surveys
  • Drafting of preliminary site layouts with regards to site levels – ensuring the most efficient construction cost with the provided topography of sites (High-level Cut/Fill calculation)
  • Vehicle tracking analysis to ensure all manoeuvring on site is possible.  
  • (not essential) 3D design of sites – to produce 3D video fly-throughs for public engagement, and standalone CGIs, video editing software would be an advantage
  • In-house preliminary design of buildings prior to engaging external consultants /contractors.
  • Drafting and Reviewing building layouts to ensure compliance with fire, disability and generally all technical requirements.
  • To be the key liaison for the Architects and Engineers for general layout queries and design challenges.
  • Coordination of the site design aspects with the various professional teams of Architects and
  • Engineers to ensure our design requirements are met.
  • Document management and control


  • Minimum 5 years of technical architectural experience, preferably in a civils environment.
  • Advanced skills and experience with AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch up, Vehicle Tracking, Microsoft
  • Office (Excel, OneDrive, Teams, Outlook, Powerpoint), Advantageous to have the ability to use some of the following software programmes; Photoshop, Infraworks, Civil 3D, Enscape 3d render, video editing, Wix Website design.
  • General knowledge of the building regulations
  • General knowledge of the overall planning process is a benefit
  • Experience working in a professional design office beneficial
  • Knowledge of road design beneficial
  • Reviewing site opportunities with regard to zoning, planning and traffic flows in the UK/US and
  • Ireland and any future markets we enter.
  • Working closely with the Acquisition teams on pitches to Land Owners, and Local Authorities requiring quality imagery of the proposed development including elevations, internal layouts and site layout.
  • Supporting the team for internal board reports and meetings with material as required.

Key Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability to serve as an advisor to business as well as directly delivering against key deliverables
  • Capable of independently managing workload and balancing priorities.
  • Ability to manage external providers and drive them to delivery in a collaborative way
  • Strong planning and organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven track record of negotiating challenging tasks
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and dynamic organisation.
  • Driven to execute and deliver optimal results for the Group, as well as flourish in a high-growth, entrepreneurial environment.
  • A dynamic individual who is adaptable and can thrive in a rapidly growing organisation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven track record of building strong relationships and acting as a role model in line with company values.
  • Highly adaptable with a strong work ethic and experience delivering to deadlines.
  • Strategic thinker who has the ability to execute directly at high quality and pace.
  • A positive attitude with a solution-focused approach to challenges that arise.
  • Is resilient and calm under pressure.
  • Willing to travel as required and be flexible with work hours to meet the needs of this role.
  • Adaptable to various role requirements and general broadening in a small team.

If interested in our Architectural Technician role please apply below or call 353 86 1021850 between 8.30 am – 5.30 pm and speak to Nigel or email nigel@buildstaf.ie re the opportunity.


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