The Design & Technical teams are involved in all aspects of housing design and innovation.
Key to the role is the ability to understand each site that is brought forward from our land team in terms of its site constraints and opportunities, planning obligations, planning conditions and have an overall strategic thinking of how to achieve effective planning permissions within the timescales set, to budget and to meet the businesses wider needs.
Great career opportunity to work as Technical Coordinator for a Leading 5* NHBC Award Winning House Builder, within an established but growing Technical Department
Duties & Responsibilities of the Technical Coordinator will include;
Assist in land acquisition by reviewing planning decisions, planning reports, legal agreements and providing feedback/collated information accordingly.
*Understanding Section 106 agreements
*Review initial scheme design compliance to site specific constraints, opportunities, outline approved planning information.
*Promote and act in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures.
*Strong IT skills in the use of CAD, Excel, Word, Photoshop
*Strong written report writing skills
*Knowledge of residential scheme layouts both small scale and sitting within wider masterplans.
*Knowledge of Local Authority SPD's, design standards, highways standards, planning obligations
*Able to contribute towards improving the value of layouts in terms of revenue as well and building for life criteria
*Able to work on own initiative, with the drive to learn and take on individual projects to work autonomously.
*Strong communication skills with the ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally.
The successful Design & Technical Coordinator will likely;
* Have experience in a similar role, or as an Architectural Technician within Building and Construction
* Have exposure to residential house building projects
* Be able to review plans/housing layouts and pull out potential issues and costing
* Supporting relevant qualifications would be preferable
* Be commutable to a Birmingham office base
Car or allowance