Job Title:  Architectural Technician 


Location: Scotland – please note applicants will be considered for either our Edinburgh or Galashiels studios. 


About Us: We are multi-sector Architects, operating across the UK from Studios in Edinburgh, Southern Scotland and Manchester. Our key areas of expertise are Health, Living, Workspace, Community, Leisure & Commercial. Our focus is on creating buildings and environments which enhance lives and communities, and our success comes from truly understanding our clients, their projects and sharing their priorities. 


Job Description: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced  Architectural Technician with 3-5 years experience to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in our projects, providing technical expertise and leadership throughout the design and construction phases. 



  • Lead the technical development of architectural projects from concept through to completion. 
  • Produce detailed drawings, plans, and specifications using CAD software. 
  • Coordinate with architects, engineers, and contractors to ensure design integrity and compliance with regulatory standards. 
  • Conduct site visits and inspections to monitor progress and resolve technical issues. 
  • Mentor junior staff members and provide guidance on technical matters. 
  • Stay updated with industry trends, building codes, and technological advancements. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Technology, or related field. 
  • 3-5 years of experience in architectural design and drafting, with a focus on residential/commercial projects. 
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and other relevant software. 
  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and building codes. 
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines. 
  • Membership of a relevant professional body is a plus. 



  • Competitive salary based on experience. 
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement. 
  • Collaborative work environment with a talented and supportive team. 
  • Hybrid Working 


How to Apply: If you are interested in joining our team please send a cover letter, and portfolio showcasing relevant work samples to admin@aitken-turnbull.co.uk Please include “ Architectural Technician Application” in the subject line. 


Application Deadline: 5th July 2024 

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