Senior Architectural Technologist

Quinn Architects, a prestigious and accomplished architectural practice founded in 1952, is now proudly in its third generation of family leadership. Our headquarters is nestled in the heart of Limerick’s historic and picturesque Georgian Quarter, an area celebrated for its timeless elegance and architectural beauty. Join us and become part of a legacy of innovation and excellence in a setting that inspires creativity and passion for design.

We take pride in our diverse portfolio spanning across various sectors.

  • Residential Developments: From bespoke homes to large-scale housing projects, we design stunning and functional living spaces.
  • Commercial Buildings: Our commercial work includes cutting-edge office complexes, retail spaces, and mixed-use developments, all meeting high standards of modern design and sustainability.
  • Educational Facilities: We design primary schools, secondary schools, and university campuses, creating optimal learning environments.
  • Healthcare Projects: Our team creates efficient and patient-friendly health centres, clinics, and medical research facilities.
  • Cultural and Community Spaces: We design culture, and community centres that bring people together and enrich communities.
Join Our Team at Quinn Architects

We are seeking a talented and experienced ‘Architectural Technologist’ with exceptional technical and detailing skills to join our dynamic and growing team. This is a unique opportunity to further your career and work on a variety of exciting new projects and to advance your career in a creative and supportive environment.

What We Offer
  • Career Advancement: A fantastic opportunity to elevate your career and take on leadership roles in high-profile projects.
  • Flexible Working: Enjoy the benefits of a hybrid working arrangement, allowing you to work both from our spacious office and the comfort of your home.
  • Professional Growth and Mentoring: Continuous opportunities for professional development and skill enhancement through hands-on experience, training and mentoring.
  • Innovative Projects: The chance to contribute to innovative and impactful projects that shape the future of architecture.
  • Supportive Environment: A collaborative and inspiring work culture that nurtures creativity and excellence.
About the role

As an Architectural Technologist at Quinn Architects, you’ll be at the forefront of delivering intricate detail designs for our diverse range of architectural projects. Utilising your technical prowess and construction expertise, you’ll ensure every aspect complies with the latest statutory and building regulations, bringing our visionary designs to life.

Exciting Responsibilities
  • Crafting Detail Designs: Dive deep into the intricacies of architectural projects, meticulously ensuring compliance with regulations while infusing creativity and innovation into every detail.
  • Project Management: Take charge of the day-to-day management of assigned projects, collaborating closely with our team of accomplished Architects to drive success and exceed client expectations.
  • Collaboration: Lead and engage in meetings with clients, design teams, contractors, and specialists, fostering meaningful connections and sparking collaborative excellence.
  • Streamlined Coordination: Excel in Design Team coordination, ensuring seamless information flow throughout every stage of the project, from conception to completion.
  • Compliance Champion: Champion compliance with client briefs and Irish planning, building, and health & safety regulations, ensuring every project meets the highest standards of quality and safety.
  • On-Site Visits: Embark on site visits and conduct thorough inspections, immersing yourself in the hands-on implementation of our designs and ensuring their flawless execution.
Are You Our Ideal Candidate?

If you see yourself as a good fit for the role of Architectural Technologist at Quinn Architects, here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Educational Background: A degree or diploma in Architectural Technology lays the foundation for success in this role.
  • Professional Experience: With a minimum of 10 years post-qualification experience, ideally
    with a strong knowledge of Irish Building Regulations you bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. Registration with professional bodies such as RIAI, CIAT, CIOB etc would be of benefit.
  • Architectural Acumen: Your experience in preparing statutory consent applications, detailed design, tender, and construction documentation demonstrates your proficiency in navigating the nuances of architectural projects.
  • Attention to Detail: With strong visual skills and a keen eye for detail, you ensure every aspect of a project is meticulously designed to perfection.
  • Initiative and Proactivity: Your inherent drive and proactive approach inspire excellence in every task, moving forward with determination and enthusiasm.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: Your excellent understanding and experience with Irish planning, building regulations, building control, and health & safety legislation are invaluable assets to our team.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in AutoCAD is essential, while knowledge of Revit is desirable. An interest or expertise in design innovation areas such as modular construction and prefabricated systems is also desirable.’
  • Communication and Organisational Skills: Your strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills facilitate effective collaboration and clear conveyance of ideas, while your well-organised nature and good time management skills enable you to excel in juggling multiple tasks and priorities seamlessly.
  • Site Experience and Mobility: Previous site experience is advantageous, offering valuable insights into practical design implementation, and possession of a valid driver’s license with access to a car is essential for attending site visits.
Quinn Architects Benefits

At Quinn Architects, we prioritise the well-being and professional growth of our team members. Here are the benefits we offer:

  • Salary: We offer a competitive salary dependent on experience and qualifications.
  • Annual Leave: Enjoy an annual leave allowance of 20 days plus Christmas to New Year.
  • Flexible Working Arrangements: We offer flexible working hours and hybrid work arrangements, allowing you to balance your professional and personal commitments effectively.
  • Professional Memberships: We support your professional growth by reimbursing or covering membership fees for professional organisations
  • Performance Bonuses: We recognise and reward outstanding performance with performance-based bonuses and incentives, celebrating your contributions to our firm’s success.
  • Social Events: Join us for company-sponsored social events, team-building activities, and outings, fostering camaraderie and a positive work culture within our close-knit team.
How to Apply

Please send your CV and Technical Portfolio to [email protected] and we will be in touch!

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