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West Sussex, UK
Site-based architect
at Facit Homes

Facit Homes is looking for a site-based architect to join its team in West Sussex, UK.

Facit Homes is the UK’s leading custom home manufacturer, leading the way in digital design, digital fabrication and BIM for construction.

We are looking for a highly organised and proactive Part 2/3 architect to be our eyes and ears on site for a one-off custom build home at a beautiful site near Shipley, West Sussex. Acting as site coordinator, this is a key role for the project, as the successful candidate will be the conduit between the office and site, ensuring that the home is built as designed and to the high standards expected. It is a challenging, varied and rewarding position which presents a rare opportunity to engage with a build from start to finish, using our cutting edge digitally enabled approach.

Suitable for someone wanting to gain site/construction experience – 7.5 month fixed term contract and potential to then come and design homes in our London studio (depending on workload).

You will be working as part of the Facit Homes project team alongside our project leader (office based), contracts manager (office based), order manager (office based) and lead carpenter (site based) and will engage with the latest construction technology both in terms of digitally manufactured components and digital communication tools. Collectively the team will deliver yet another fantastic Facit Home, on time, on budget direct to the end user.

No experience in making/being hands on required.

Main responsibilities:

  • manage design information on site
  • track and report progress
  • assess subcontractors scope of works, report on omissions
  • inspect works in progress/completed and report
  • support the carpentry team and subcontractors
  • manage and report on deliveries
  • confirm dates with appointed subcontractors/suppliers
  • oversee completion of online timesheets for carpenters on site
  • organise materials/parts on site for later use
  • weekly capture and report uploads (360 images, sign in sheets)

Digital tools provided:

  • access to full BIM model on site for information and dimensions
  • augmented reality BIM tool
  • 360 camera uploads – for progress/data capture
  • printer on site for latest drawings
  • laptop – for upload/download from our server
  • time tracking software
  • online Facit Homes technical and construction wiki – for best practice
  • cloud-based reports and schedules (for tracking materials and trades)
  • online construction sequence/programme (maintained by project leader)

Start date is March 2023.

You will require your own vehicle for getting to site.

www.facit-homes.com

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