Architectural Techician/Technol

  • Barratt Developments Plc
  • Coalville, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67, UK
  • Feb 26, 2016
Full time Architect & Design

Job Description

The brightest design minds. 
 Keep us one step ahead
Keen to create the homes of the future? At Barratt Developments we’re driving sustainability and innovation that reduce our homes’ reliance on natural resources and their impact on the environment, both during construction and in operation. Plus, the sheer variety of our sites and the scale of our operations mean your professional challenges will come in all shapes and sizes. With most people coming from an architectural or engineering background, they’re combining current construction regulation knowledge and imagination to help innovate, transform and delight our customers’ lives.  

Producing, reviewing and revising working and planning drawings together with investigating technical problems to provide economical solutions whilst supporting colleagues across the country with a wide variety of enquiries relating to standard and non-standard house designs. You will also have exposure to external regulatory bodies and suppliers. With experience in a similar role you will be a great communicator, that is highly organised with the customer at the forefront of your mind.


We invest in our people – giving them the support they need to deliver exceptional service and quality. It’s one of the reasons we’re recognised as one of the nation’s top housebuilders. It’s part of who we are. So you can expect career development, along with a great flexible rewards package that you can tailor to your needs. 
  Keep us one step ahead – Move your career forward.
Job Requirements:

Summary of the role

Production and maintenance of standard Group House type Working Drawings and Standard Details from Design sketch drawings.   Collating Technical Specifications, liaising with Group Suppliers and supporting Operational Divisions.

Role Responsibilities

  • Produce Working and Detailed drawings of new House types using AutoCad. Autodesk Revit experience would be beneficial although full training will be provided.
  • Work to be a genuine interpretation of the designs, to be technically accurate, clear, in full accordance with all technical regulations and to a programme.
  • Assist with updating and revising existing House type working drawing portfolio as required.
  • Liaise and provide back up to Divisions providing them with information and dealing with any queries that arise from the office and/or sites.
  • Assist in preparation of Company brochures and presentations.
  • Critique Divisions non-standard designs.
  • Encourage feedback on House types from Divisions.
  • Check and monitor 3rd Party information relating to House types.
  • Communicate with and visit Divisions both at offices and on sites.
  • Communicate with all Regulatory bodies as required.
  • The ability to liase with NHBC and obtain national house type approval certification for group house types.

Skills / Attributes Required

  • Good organisation and personal management skills.
  • A good Technical knowledge of current Regulations and associated legislation.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • An eloquent communicator interfacing with Divisional teams, sites and regulatory bodies.
  • Be aware of costs and be customer focused.
  • Work well in a busy team.

 What About the Benefits Package?

  • Competitive base salary
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Money Purchase Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance cover
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits

 

Salary

£Competitive per month