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Vacancy title
Senior Architectural Technician (Contract - Rail)
Design, Engineering
Contract type
Full time permanent

About BakerHicks

Ireland’s largest hospital. Europe’s most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.

Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.

About the role

As part of a successful and growing Architectural services department, you’ll provide direct support to the Associate Architect whilst joining a team that’s been delivering industry leading design solutions for decades. Your organisational and communication skills will help you interact with internal and external contacts to deliver projects within time, quality and budget constraints. You’ll also work closely with the Senior Architects, playing an integral role in the driving of quality standards and the development of the team as a whole. 

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Be responsible for the production of schematic, general arrangement and detailed drawings in accordance with the relevant standards and procedures
  • Ensure quality of delivery when producing or updating CAD drawings to internal and/or customer standards.
  • Liaise and work closely with other members of the design team to deliver safe, efficient and buildable solutions to client brief.
  • Liaise with other members of the team to determine and define the client brief.
  • Design and specify all aspects of building/services in accordance with current guidelines, standards and regulations.
  • Contribute to the design planning, resourcing and fee planning of specific project teams.
  • Assist in the training and development of junior members of the design team
  • Review and provide a peer group audit function of the designs of other team members.
  • Promote and achieve excellent service through Perfect Delivery
  • Ensure thorough checking and accuracy of deliverables and record documentation in accordance with company QA procedures
  • Take lead responsibility for the registering and document control of all incoming information and outgoing deliverables.
  • Take lead responsibility for maintaining drawing records, such as check and record file copies
  • Provide feedback on the performance of the department from a technical and operational perspective
  • Develop positive relationships with customers through good professional conduct
  • Participate in knowledge sharing across team and locations
  • Keep up to date with design trends/competitor awareness /design techniques (BIM etc.)
  • Excellent team ethic, and ability to work extended hours on occasions when required
  • Review specialist subcontractors/suppliers production drawings for technical compliance with design intent.
  • Participate in effective presentations to external organisations, clients and peer groups
  • Contribute to the development of the department as required by the Director.


Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, you’ll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.

Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:

  • Company car or cash allowance
  • Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
  • Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee assistance
  • Professional development 

Our Location

We are conveniently located in London, at Chiswell Street, EC1Y 4TY about 0.3 miles from Barbican Station & 0.2 miles from Moorgate station 

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