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Architectural Technician

Requisition ID: 48690

Domain: Support Services/IT and Digital

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Architectural Technician to join our partnership team in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire Council on a permanent basis. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a salary between £30,000 to £37,000, depending on experience, and benefits package.

EQUANS are looking to employ a confident and motivated Architectural Technologist who has a background as a Technical Detailing to work at the North East Lincolnshire Contract location as a member of the Technical Design Team, who deliver commercial property new build and refurbishment schemes. 

The successful candidate will be responsible to the Head of Technical Services and assist with specification, Design Detailing, and support and management of property construction projects with the support of other team members.

What will you deliver?

  • To provide design and technical support to building construction projects. Design of projects through site visits and the development of specifications, and detail design drawings using Auto CAD/2D & ideally Revit 3D packages.
  • To provide technical advice and guidance on building construction projects.
  • To develop specifications and any other technical information to contribute to the delivery and procurement of projects.
  • To prepare planning application and building regulation packs of information to achieve legislative consents.
  • To ensure all technical information provided is accurate to legislative standards, ACoPs and best practice.
  • The management and issuing of works orders ensuring compliance with legislative, contractual and workmanship requirements including the briefing and commissioning of all consultants and clients.
  • To prepare option appraisals, feasibility studies, estimates and technical reports as required, ensuring that value is added to the work of the Technical Design Team through innovation and creativity and advising Clients and Service Managers on options and recommendations.
  • To manage, direct and monitoring works during the construction phase to include contract administration, variations, project costs and final accounts as appropriate. To assist with evaluating and determining appropriate actions where problems occur and reporting these to the client.
  • To operate within the policies, systems and business plans of the Technical Design Team and EQUANS
  • To deliver all works in compliance with EQUANS Health, Environmental & Quality (SHEQ) standards and in line with OHSAS 18001 (Health & Safety), 14001 (Environmental) & ISO 9001 (Quality).
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected at this level.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a salary between £30,000 to £37,000, depending on experience, and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

Experienced in design using CAD and ideally 3D Revit with a background in delivering high quality building construction projects in both the Public and Private sectors. Qualifications should include as a minimum of an NHD or under graduate degree in Architectural Technology or similar, with a minimum 3/5 years experience undertaking a similar role.


To meet the requirements and demands of the post, the post holder will need the following:

    • Experience and qualification in AutoCAD 2D software.
    • Ideally experience and qualification in AutoDesk Revit software.
    • IT skills and experience of working with database systems are essential.
    • Detailed understanding of relevant legislation and regulations is essential.
    • Numeracy, communication and presentation skills are essential, alongside experience of using Adobe Photoshop.
    • Experience of undertaking design and specification in refurbishment and new build construction projects.
    • Experience of preparing and submitting Building Regulations and Planning applications is essential.
    • Experience of applying CDM Regulations 2015 is essential.
    • Degree in Building Design/Technology or a related qualification with supported experience is desirable.
    • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise work to meet client requirements.
    • Flexible to meet the needs of the service.
    • Adaptable to change and new ways of working.

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.