Architectural Coordinator

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
01 Oct 2019
Ref
14042216/001
Contact
Rosalia Samus
Job Type
Permanent

Opportunity for an Architectural Coordinator to join a privately owned house builder in supporting in ensuring the smooth running of the Technical department in managing flows of technical information between external consultants and internal departments, and providing technical support and guidance on site site queries throughout build stages.

Client Details

Privately owned developer designing and building quality homes through instigating intelligent innovation. They promote an autonmous yet cohesive working environment where you are given the freedom to run your schemes as you see fit, welcoming dialogue to share experience and expertise as required to ensure a development's potential is fully explored.

You will be given the autonomy to manage your diary as best fits to work most effectively in a "high trust, high performance" culture.

Description

This role as Architectural Coordinator will be an integral part of the Technical team. Unique to this position you will be working on all/most of their live portfolio as you support the Technical Managers move schemes forward across various aspects of preconstruction. This can will include:

  • Produce site plans, boundary treatment drawings, materials plan/schedules, fire tracking and strategy drawings, deed plans and setting out drawings
  • Submission of all information to NHBC and obtaining necessary approvals, obtaining SAP assessments, Secured by Design Approval and Robust Standard Details
  • Obtaining and collating all ancillary specialist drawings including hot water supply, heating, kitchen, stair, wardrobes, lintels, pcc ground and intermediate floors
  • Co-ordinate information and liaise with external architects, civil and structural engineers and landscape architects, discharging planning conditions where necessary
  • Attend site meetings as required and resolve all site related queries arising from these meetings and from normal daily discussion with site and commercial team
  • Liaise with Housing Associations, attend meetings, snagging and provide handover information.
  • Assist with all departments with technical queries
  • Submissions to and dealing with queries from Building Control Authorities, whether LABC, NHBC or an Approved Inspector
  • Robust detail registration
  • Dealing with RFI's and site queries
  • Profile

    To be successful for this position, you will have a background within Architecture and exposure to working on volume residential development schemes; this can be either from within consultancy or developer. You will have a good understanding of modern construction methods, in particular traditional build and timber frame, with an excellent understanding of UK Building Regulations. You will be able to use AutoCad and other software (such as Adobe CS) is advantageous.

    Access to a car is required for visits to site across Northamptonshire.

    Job Offer

    In return for joining as a Architectural Coordinator has a competitive starting salary with great benefits (including car/car allowance). Flexible and relaxed working environment and culture. Excellent progression for the right candidate from exposure to all technical aspects on residential development.

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