Architectural Technician - Hungerford

Recruiter
Barratt Developments
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2019
Closes
11 Oct 2019
Sectors
Engineering, Mining
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
What you'll be doing?

The Design and Technical teams are involved in all aspects of housing design and innovation, this team is also responsible for researching the best materials, at the best cost.

In terms of design, there's the sheer variety of our sites, many of them using existing buildings, and all of them with unique problems to solve. Then there's the question of new materials and our drive for sustainability and value, all in the face of ever changing building and environmental legislation.

Most of the people in this team have an architectural or engineering background, and for all, we offer the opportunity to gain expertise in design and project management in a thought-provoking setting.
You will provide support across all areas of the design, regulation and planning process, working closely with colleagues and third parties to ensure developments are delivered
You will be responsible for:

  • Provide architectural support to a number of different developments.
  • Produce and amend site layouts.
  • Gaining building regulation approvals for allocated developments.
  • Assisting with planning applications Delivering and co-ordinating working drawings.
  • Preparing specifications.
  • Collating and organising technical information.
  • Support provision of technical information for site starts.
  • Investigation of technical problems encountered and provision of viable economical solutions.
  • Attend site meetings as required.
  • Comply with responsibilities as defined in the Group's Health, Safety & Environment Policy and ensure compliance with the same throughout the team.
  • Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving contribution to the organisation's goals and enhancing the reputation of the company.


What you'll need?

To be successful in the role, we are looking for:
  • Excellent communicator, with high detail orientation.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to meet changing business needs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the major functions within the remit of Technical.
  • Self-disciplined, with demonstrably good time management skills and the ability to manage a number of priorities.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work efficiently and accurately under pressure.
  • Team player, supportive of colleagues.


Our Company and Benefits

We've been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder ten years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That's more than any other major housebuilder. It's because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.

We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone,regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.

As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Company Car or Cash Allowance
  • Annual Health Assessment
  • 25 days holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years continuous service up to 28 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies