Architectural Technician - Layout Specialist – North East

Competitive salary + bonus + company car and fuel card or car allowance + benefits

We are currently recruiting for an Architectural Technician to join our dynamic Technical team at our North East regional head office based in Sunderland.  

This is an exciting role and opportunity for a knowledgeable Architectural Technician to join a fast paced team where you will provide architectural support to the technical function.

A key element of this role will be to create, develop and amend layout designs so therefore experience of creating layouts for residential developments is essential.

 Take a closer look at the perks and benefits of working for Avant Homes.

Key duties and requirements

  • Project managing and reporting all architectural requirements.
  • Creating, designing and developing layout plans for new and existing developments
  • Engaging fully in the process of determining, agreeing and delivering site start programmes and development programmes within agreed timescales.
  • Assisting in the production or procurement of technical investigations for inclusion in Land Appraisals.
  • Managing technical and regulatory approvals and adoptions and provide key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the technical function.
  • Carrying out site visits.
  • Actively managing communications with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensuring that all necessary third-party design elements are sought, audited and obtained in line with the regional business plan.
  • Assisting with the effective management of CDM-C & Health & Safety responsibilities on all developments.
  • Assisting in the delivery of effective and relevant legal documentation for each development or phase of development.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Architectural Technician, you will hold previous experience of working within a similar role for a house builder or you will have worked on residential projects within a private practice.

The successful candidate will also be able to evidence their experience of architectural project management within housebuilding previously with a key focus on layout design.

To be considered for this role you must also possess;

  • A full UK driving licence.
  • Good knowledge of Construction Design Management Regulations.
  • A relevant qualification or previous proven experience in Architectural Technology.
  • A strong understanding of the Architectural aspects of the house building industry.
  • Excellent Technical knowledge and Commercial awareness.
  • Experienced with software packages such as ACAD, Revit, and Photoshop etc.
  • Financial and Legal awareness.
  • Knowledge of codes of practice that impact on technical matters e.g. Planning policy, Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.

Avant Homes

The team at Avant Homes receive a high volume of applications for each role. If you have not heard back from us within 14 days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.