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Senior Architectural Technologist

Location: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland Hybrid
About Catalyst

At Catalyst, we care deeply about improving culture and behaviours within the construction and property industries. Our job is to ensure that quality, sustainability, and compliance are achieved in the design, construction, and operation of buildings. We achieve this independently through our excellent people and our innovative technology, Obi®.

We are continually searching for the best people to drive our business. Our culture is one of continuous improvement, and we are constantly evolving as a company. We care for our people, providing executive coaching, health, well-being, and professional development programmes. We aim to develop both the person and the professional while at Catalyst. Simply put, we try to make it a nice place to work and grow.

About the Role

As a Senior Architectural Technologist, you will play a pivotal role in delivering expert guidance and support to our major investor, asset manager, and developer clients. Your extensive knowledge in Architecture, technical due diligence, and building standards will be essential in ensuring compliance with applicable legislation and design guidance.

What You Will Do

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with internal teams and external stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of technical advice and solutions into our clients’ projects.
  • Deliver our services, as a technical subject matter expert in Architecture, leveraging your extensive onsite experience to provide valuable guidance and support to our major investor, asset manager, and developer clients.
  • Demonstrate a strong ability understanding of Architectural technical design principles and apply this knowledge to evaluate and enhance the safety of properties within the Real Estate sector.
  • Conduct comprehensive technical due diligence activities, including desktop reviews and peer reviews of relevant information, to ensure compliance with the Second Schedule to the Building Regulations, Technical Guidance Documents (TGD), general best practices, and client requirements.
  • Prepare and deliver detailed technical reports, documentation, and presentations to effectively communicate findings, recommendations, and progress to clients and stakeholders.Review new innovative products/ modular systems and make a determination on compliance with the Irish Building Regulations.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of applicable legislation and design guidance related to Architecture including a deep understanding of the Building Regulations.
    Carry out site inspections and produce site inspection reports highlighting non-compliances and key-findings.
What We’re Looking For
  • Diploma/ Degree in Architectural Technology or related. Additional certifications and accreditations are highly desirable.
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (MCIAT) or Architectural Technologist member of the Royal Institute of Architects (RIAI Arch. Tech).
  • 8+ years’ experience within industry.
  • Possess strong and proven expertise gained as an Architectural Technologist across a variety of projects, preferably within the Residential Sector including medium and large scale residential housing, multi-unit and mixed use developments.
  • Self-motivated, organised and reliable along with a professional approach and demeanour. Strong interpersonal communication and coordination skills with the ability to work in multi- disciplinary teams.Possess exceptional technical ability with detailed knowledge of the Irish building regulations
What We Offer

Competitive salary commensurate with the role and candidate experience and the following benefits:

  • 27 days paid holidays (25 flexible and 2 company days)
  • Pension
  • Income protection
  • Death-in-service
  • Executive coaching & support
  • Employee wellness scheme
How & Where You’ll Work

Employment Type: Full-time Permanent

Location: Dublin/Hybrid

How to apply

Please email your cover letter and CV to recruitment@catalyst-group.com and include the job title in the subject line.

Closing date for applications is the 22nd April 2024
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