Assistant Technical Co-ordinator

South West
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Vacancy Type:
06 Feb 2022
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What you'll be doing?

The Design and Technical teams are involved in all aspects of housing design and innovation, this team is also responsible for researching the best materials, at the best cost.

In terms of design, there’s the sheer variety of our sites, many of them using existing buildings, and all of them with unique problems to solve. Then there’s the question of new materials and our drive for sustainability and value, all in the face of ever changing building and environmental legislation.

Most of the people in this team have an architectural or engineering background, and for all, we offer the opportunity to gain expertise in design and project management in a thought-provoking setting.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will coordinate the needs of the technical team with regards to all technical, engineering and architectural aspects of the business from land acquisition through to site completions and final adoptions.

You will be expected to:

  • Assist in the supervision of Structural & Civil Engineers, M&E Engineers and Architects, and to ensure all relevant information is provided at various stages in the development
  • Upload information to discharge building control conditions
  • Supply all service providers with appropriate information to allow them to produce quotations and proposed layouts
  • Assist in the preparation of plans, and issue to solicitors and all other relevant parties
  • Manage technical information, and issue to all relevant parties. Keep up to date Registers to reflect current revisions
  • Attend Pre-Start meetings, and ensure handover of all information to Construction for Site Start
  • Attend Site Meetings regularly with Project Managers / Engineers / Architects and Site Staff to review design aspects of the development
  • Follow through various Adoption processes with regards to Roads and Sewers, etc., in conjunction with the Construction Department
  • General office administration and liaison with other Divisional Departments as required
What you'll need?

To be successful in the role, we are looking for:

  • An excellent communicator, with high detail orientation
  • Individual who is educated to ONC/HNC in a Built Environment subject, or Under Graduate level
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to meet changing business needs
  • Knowledge and understanding of the major functions within the remit of Technical
  • Self–discipline, with demonstrably good time management skills and the ability to manage a number of priorities
  • Ability to multi-task, and work efficiently and accurately under pressure
  • Team player, supportive of colleagues
Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder twelve years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.

We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.

As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance - Single Cover
  • 25 days holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years continuous service up to 28 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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