Fitzpatrick - Architectural Technician - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Louise Fitzpatrick

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Architectural Technician


Architectural Technician with 13 years’ experience in UK and Ireland. A strong commercial awareness gained from five years working with a London property developer. I have extensive technical knowledge of construction detailing, interiors, site queries, with a flair for creativity. Excellent communication skills and ability to maintain strong working relationships with the commercial, design and construction teams. Projects included high specification commercial and residential developments. Clients included financial and retail institutions. Architectural software package used, AutoCAD.

Work History

Full-time Design Technology, Art & Science Technician

Private British School

From October 2011

My responsibilities are to support all aspects of teaching and learning within the Design Technology & Art Faculty. I am involved in planning and
delivering the subject content.

(October 2008 - October 2011)
Moved to Dubai due to my husband's job relocation.

Senior Architectural Technician, I

Wilson Architecture

March 2007 - October 2008

was involved with working on high end office and retail projects at planning and construction stage.

Half Moon Street, Cork:
An 11,000 sq. metre mixed use development consisting of retail and offices over 6 storeys. The
development consisted of incorporating a listed building into the design. My project responsibilities
included developing tender documentation, construction detail packages and flood damage

Bank Vault unit at Blarney Business Park, Cork:
A 10,000 sq. metre high security vault building for a private investment bank adhering to strict client
security and design guidelines. I was responsible for the planning and tender packages, attending
design and client meetings.

Architectural Technician

Weston Homes Property Developers, Weston Business Centre, Parsonage Road

September 2002 - March 2007

working for a London property developer's in-house technical department. My
role consisted of producing full working drawing packages working directly with the planning,
commercial and sales departments as well as the on-site team.

The Mill, Barton Mill, Canterbury, Kent
Riverside development consisting of a listed Paper Mill refurbishment, a listed Georgian Terrace
refurbishment and new apartments buildings. I was solely responsible for producing the detailed
construction drawings and documentation for contract issue of the Paper Mill. I worked in close liaison with the Environmental Agency and the Building Control Authority.

Gilberts Associates Architects, The Grassmarket

September 2000 - September 2002

Platinum Point, Newhaven, Edinburgh.
Residential high rise, part of the Master planning of the redevelopment of Newhaven. I was a key
player in providing the planning drawings of approx. 300 apartments for application.

I also completed numerous building control applications for small to medium sized residential
developments which required day to day liaison with the local authorities.

Hays Montrose

September 1997 - January 1998

Continuous temporary contracts in Architectural practices.

Dennehy & Dennehy Design Architects, Sundays Well, Cork City, Ireland

September 1996 - September 1997

My role was to produce and deliver planning and construction packages for residential developers and private clients.

Head offices for Standard Life Insurance

Cochrane McGregor Architects, Stockbridge

January 1988 - September 2000

Edinburgh Exchange District. West Approach Rd, Edinburgh
A high specification office development over six storeys, steel frame, concrete core with a natural stone and curtain walling façade. I was involved in producing tender and construction drawing packages. I
also attended site meetings and resolved site queries as and when required.

Royal Mail Headquarters, Chesterfield, UK.
A High specification steel frame building with masonry and curtain walling façade. I was involved in producing the tender and construction drawings packages. My responsibilities also included resolving
technical site queries.

Bridges Wharf, Battersea

affordable), a 100 bedroom hotel, retail, restaurants and business units, parking for 300 cars and new
facilities for the London heliport. I was involved in the approved planning application submission.

41 Mill Harbour, Docklands, London E14
Mixed use development consisting of approx 350 apartments and retail units, as part of the regeneration of the London Docklands. All construction below ground was in reinforced concrete whilst the superstructure was designed as steelwork with composite floors. Working as a member of the technical team producing construction drawings and resolving site related queries. The main challenge
was resolving these site problems while ensuring that the project remained within the allocated budget.

Further to the above I completed construction packages for numerous residential developments.

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