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CAD Technician - Landscape Architecture

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Recruiter: The Royal Parks
Listed on: 29th September
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £27,801 - £33,727
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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CAD Technician - Landscape Architecture

Greenwich Park, London (with travel to Hyde Park)

About Us

Created in March 2017, The Royal Parks is a charity that supports and manages 5,000 acres of historic and precious parkland across London. Millions of Londoners and tourists visit our beautiful sites, which offer unparalleled opportunities for enjoyment, exploration and healthy living in the heart of the capital, as well as a refuge for nature.

We look after eight of London's largest open spaces; Hyde Park, The Green, Richmond, Greenwich, St James's, Bushy and The Regent's Parks, and Kensington Gardens. We also manage other important open spaces in the capital including Brompton Cemetery, Victoria Tower Gardens, Canning Green and Poet's Corner.

In January 2020, Greenwich Park was awarded £4.5 million for the restoration of Greenwich Park by the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) and the National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) ‘Parks for People' programme. This four-year project with an overall budget of £10.5 million will celebrate and reveal the past, protect and conserve the present and provide better facilities, learning, training, volunteering and access to the park for new audiences into the future.

We are now looking for a CAD Technician with experience in Landscape Architecture to join the project on a fixed term (18 month full-time equivalent) flexible contract working a minimum of three days per week.

The Benefits

  • Salary of £27,801 - £33,727 per annum (pro rata)
  • 26 days' annual leave, plus public holidays (pro rata)
  • Pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Health Cash Plan and Private Health Insurance

This is a fantastic opportunity for a landscape architecture professional with solid CAD experience drawing technical landscape/architectural details, to join our team and help facilitate this incredible project.

In this exciting role, you will have the chance to play a key role in the restoration of our much-loved Greenwich Park. These projects aim to celebrate, protect and restore the Park for generations to come, providing better facilities, learning, training and volunteering opportunities.

So, if you have the skills and experience we're looking for and want to help Greenwich Park flourish, we want to hear from you.

The Role

As a CAD Technician - Landscape Architecture, you will support the design and delivery of landscape projects for the Greenwich Park Revealed project.

You will support the design of all landscape elements of the Greenwich Park Revealed project in line with the NLHF/NLCF Round 2 bid proposal, working closely with a range of teams.

Supporting the development of landscape design proposals from RIBA Stage 3 through Stages 4-6, you will be involved in technical design, construction, handover and a range of other functions.

Additionally, your duties will include:

  • Creating CAD drawings, digital representations and visualisations
  • Organising and managing CAD files and other software
  • Preparing illustrative material for stakeholder engagement
  • Preparing data, design and survey information 
  • Supporting the production of information for progress reports and funding submissions
  • Representing the project and providing illustrative material for workshops, events, meetings and activities

About You

As a CAD Technician - Landscape Architecture, you will need:

  • To be either a Landscape Architect or Landscape Manager with relevant CAD experience OR hold a City & Guilds Level 2/3 qualification in AutoCAD with relevant experience in a Landscape Architectural/ Architectural environment
  • Experience of drawing technical landscape and/or architectural details for RIBA Stages 4/5 on projects of a similar nature
  • Demonstratable experience of working with technical information and obtaining further information to make accurate decisions through all stages of a project
  • The ability to understand and apply technology, including CAD management and BIM implementation
  • Strong technical skills in landscape detailing and drawing
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to present information effectively
  • Proficiency in IT, including MS Office programmes, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite (or similar)
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institute e.g. LI, CiH, RIBA would be desirable for this role. Experience of working in historic landscapes, Grade 1 listed parks and/or gardens or landscape and/or architectural restoration projects would also be an advantage.

The closing date for this role is 17th October 2021, with interviews scheduled to be held the week commencing 25th October 2021.

Webrecruit and The Royal Parks are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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