Architectural Technician

27 Jul 2018
24 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Stewart Milne Group provides innovative solutions for residential homes through our Homes and Timber Systems Divisions across the UK. We have a strong reputation for high quality and innovation with a market leading position based on our expertise, quality and commitment to providing the best service to our customers. We attract individuals who enjoy a solutions focussed working environment based on continuous personal development and supportive leadership.

We have a reputation for innovative design and quality construction. Through the expertise of our people, we are able to successfully deliver residential housing developments ranging in size from GBP4 million to GBP1 billion utilising
timber frame technology.

Reporting to the Technical Manager the Architectural Technician role that is suitable for a Graduate is to produce high quality technical information to support the business at all stages. This would include design information for land bids, production information and to support sites in achieving unit completions to the desired high quality. Taking the lead in the Development Team to project manage developments and will liaise with statutory authorities and consultants to produce the required information.

High importance is given to Health & Safety and the Environment by Stewart Milne Group, you have specific accountabilities as set out in our Corporate Responsibility for Health & Safety and Environmental Policy.

Accountabilities for Architectural Technician

* Produce or assist producing designs that are in line with planning guidelines.

* Achieve planning and building warrant approvals in line with development programmes.

* Produce or assist with production information to allow sites to start on time and on budget.

* Project Architectural Technician for live sties, ensuring consistent high quality information throughout the construction stage.

* Achieves target dates as development programmes.

* Liaises with external consultants and co-ordinates their work to achieve any of the above that may be relevant.

Architectural Technician Essential Technical Expertise

The individual should be a qualified Architectural Technologist [to HNC or SCQF level 7] with a good understanding of construction techniques/details and the statutory process to achieve a site start.

* Experience in residential development is preferable, however not a pre-requisite.

* The individual should be well organised and able to make decisions to allow projects to progress also work to tight deadlines under pressure

* Teamwork - be able to work with a team environment and be flexible

* Proficient in the use of current versions of AutoCAD

* Competent in Microsoft Word/Excel and Outlook

* Experience in Photoshop or sketch-up would be good but not essential.

* Current full driving licence is essential.

Personal qualities

* A passion for a career in the construction industry.

* Values: the person must understand the values of the company and respond positively.

* Ability to communicate positively and effectively as part of a team

* Structured approach: focused, thorough, high level of attention to detail.

In return, we are offering the right candidate a comprehensive training and development programme, and promotion opportunities across the Group. This is in addition to our 32 days holiday entitlement, pension scheme, and flexible working hours including optional 9 day fortnight this position would include a company car or allowance for a candidate with the correct experience.

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