​What is an Architect?

Architects are responsible for creating designs for new construction projects, alterations and redevelopments. Architects use their specialist construction knowledge and high-level drawing skills to design buildings that are functional, safe, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing.

Architects will be involved throughout the entirety of a construction project, as they may need to adapt their plans due to factors such as environmental factors and budget constraints.

What are the typical duties and activities for an Architect?

From employer to employer the job description of an Architect will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Liaising with construction professionals about the feasibility of potential projects

  • Specifying the requirements for each project

  • Writing and presenting reports, proposals, applications and contracts

  • Viewing building sites, proposed locations and client meetings.

  • Completing planning applications and speaking to legal professionals and local authorities

Skills required to be a successful Architect

To be successful as an Architect, the below skills are important;

  • Creative

  • Excellent design and drafting skills

  • Proficiency with computer-aided design (CAD)

  • Analytical

  • Communication, both written and verbal

  • Problem solving

How can we help with your Architect job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Architects across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Architects and secure the market's leading Architect opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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If you are looking for a new Architect opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

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​Wicklow is a town in Ireland and the county town of County Wicklow. Wicklow lies south of Dublin and has an estimated population of 10,584 as of the 2016 census.

Wicklow has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Residential Development

20 dwellings all together with associated site works, site boundary treatments, landscaping incorporating connection to hillview by road and connection into the existing mains water, surface water and foul water system in the estate. This scheme will cost in the region of €6.7m.

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