Architectural Technician

Experienced Architectural Technician / Technologist required to join a growing luxury House Builder near Wakefield who specialise in delivering high quality new build housing projects across the Yorkshire region.

Our client are a family owned SME local home builder specialising in luxury family homes with innovation & creative design at the forefront of what their mission is, to create outstanding living spaces using the highest quality materials and fittings, a home you would wany to make your own home!

Their technical division is growing and within their Architectural team required is an experienced Architectural Technician / Technologist to report to the Architectural Manager and really hit the ground running. This role is going to suit an individual who will thrive being given autonomy for all design and technical delivery elements of the role, candidates with 5 years plus experience within an Architectural practice or recent developer / house building background is preferred alongside excellent AutoCAD skills. Progression opportunity available here for candidates who are interested in getting a foot in the door to design management and advancing their careers with an ambitious company with multiple new sites in their development pipeline!

Additional Responsibilities as follows –

  • Be responsible for producing detailed construction drawing packages using AutoCAD software.
  • Knowledge of producing standard details.
  • Producing site layouts which are technically compliant.
  • Working with consultants to an agreed programme for SAP calculations, landscaping, tree surveys, ecological surveys etc.
  • Managing the external supply chain for third party details such as heating, trusses, joists, staircases to ensure effective delivery.
  • Preparing and presenting technical details/plans internally
  • Representing the Technical Department at meetings, including post-land bid, prestart, and technical handover
  • Responding to site queries and resolving technical/construction issues
  • Managing the NHBC/Building Regulations applications to approval
  • Liaising with the Technical Manager to ensure site layouts are technically compliant.
  • Ensuring that working drawings are in accordance with the approved planning scheme.
  • Ensuring our customer facing materials are technically compliant

Architectural Technicians / Technologists with the following background will be considered - 

  • At least 5 years’ experience in an Architectural Practice or recent house building / developer role.
  • Previous experience of the new build residential sector.
  • Excellent technical knowledge and a thorough understanding of standard details / building regulations.
  • Qualified to HNC / Degree level.
  • Must have UK based work experience and a through understanding of UK building regulations.

Salary depending on experience £35,000 - £40,000 per annum plus £4,000 car allowance, 25 days holiday, pension, please contact James Jackson for further information or hit apply and provide an updated CV.