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Architectural Design Technician

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Architect
  • Contact: Dameon Hulse
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Duration: Full Time
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Ref: 219456DHU

Job Purpose

Manages the production of accurate sites layouts and House types to in-house Technical teams for development

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide architectural support and technical guidance for regional teams 
  • Preparation of working drawings and ancillary details along with bespoke units 
  • Register, resolve and monitor where appropriate site queries from production management to enable progressive product development
  • Design economically and understand the commercial aspects of design decisions 
  • All designs to be compliant with Building Regulations, local Planning Authority requirements and CDM implications considered
  • Co-ordinate and manage the issue of technical documentation 
  • Commission, coordinate and check various specialist suppliers designs and integrate their requirements into the working drawing packages.
  • Implements new design ideas and methods and that enhance the reputation of The Clients and the product  
  • Establish and enforce quality and standards in schemes and maintain the good image of the company
  • Manages the flow of information including drawings, design plans, to the in-house technical team so that they have all the documentation they need for the build, when they need it.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with key Homes and regional stakeholders building on existing networks.
  • Works Collaboratively with members of the Homes Board, regional development teams, internal and external project team members and Homes staff across all disciplines.
  • Promotes and lives the Clients values.
  • Maintain knowledge and adhere to relevant Group Policies and Procedures, Legislation and Regulations.
  • Develop and ensure safe working practices.

Experience Skill & Knowledge Required

Relevant degree or similar level technical qualification e.g. Architectural Technologist, Architecture, Urban Design

Significant experience in volume residential design 

Excellent knowledge of Building regulations and NHBC legislation

Excellent knowledge of Health and safety/CDM regulations

Competent user of Autodesk Revit software

Planning, organising and prioritising skills

Full UK driving licence