McGirr Architects

Architectural Technician

McGirr Architects Ltd is a RIBA Chartered Practice which was established in January 1999. The practice is based in Belfast and has expanded steadily since inception, providing a wide range of architectural services across the private, public and voluntary sectors.

McGirr Architects Ltd is a design lead architectural practice that strives to deliver each individual project to exacting standards, on time and within budget. We aim to surpass client’s expectations through the continued delivery of unique, well designed, exciting and environmentally responsible buildings which respond sympathetically to both the site and the local context throughout N. Ireland and beyond.

We are looking for an Architectural Technician to join the team working on current and upcoming projects, primarily within the Social Housing and Education sectors.


  • Work on a number of projects within the private, public and voluntary sectors – significantly within the Social Housing and Education sectors.
  • Assist architects within the practice on different projects, including design, detailing, working drawing/tender submissions, building control submissions and contract administration etc.
  • Generate AutoCAD drawings.
  • Regular communication with clients and customers (including design teams).

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3-5 years post qualification experience within an architectural practice.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work within the UK.
  • Proficient in the use of design software such as AutoCAD.
  • A strong knowledge and understanding of technical construction, current Building Control regulations and NBS specifications.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience working on projects in the Social Housing and Education sectors.

To Apply: Please send CV and portfolio to