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Senior Architectural Technician

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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Architectural Technician

Location: Cheshire, North-West

Salary: Circa £45k + package benefits (company car or car allowance, company pension and 10% annual bonus)

Working Hours: 8.30am -5.30pm

Reporting into: Architectural Technical Manager

Responsible for: Architectural Technician & Assistant Architectural Technician

A privately owned house builder with an excellent reputation within the new build housing sector are currently looking for a Senior Architectural Technician to join their team in Cheshire.

My client have a great ethos and strong values within their business. They have a great management structure and are very forward thinking as a company. They value their employees which was demonstrated during the recession when they retained all of their employees whilst recruiting top end talent. In addition, the company has a very low staff turnover. This vacancy has arisen as one of their existing technicians is leaving the company to work on a freelance basis.

At present, the company as a whole have an overall 4* rating, however their North West division has maintained 5 stars.

You will report into the Architectural Technical Manager and will be responsible for an Architectural Technician and an Assistant Technician. You will be responsible for the co-ordination of Design and Technical matters associated with new planning applications and existing development projects. The role is responsible for all stages of site development work, taking a site from inception to completion and beyond.

This opportunity is suitable for someone who already has experience as a Senior Architectural Technician or someone who is looking to step up to a senior role.

Job Specification:

1 Engaging with land bid and strategic land processes at an early stage, to provide design, technical and planning input. Produce constraints information to inform designs, produce layout and detail design as may be required to enable land valuation and inform bid processes.
2 Producing and amending site layouts, house type planning drawings, and other design drawings and documentation.
3 Liaising with planning authorities and other project stakeholders on planning related matters, in connection with past, current and future planning applications.
4 The preparation, submission and management of planning applications, either those produced in house, or by external consultants. This includes, outline, full and reserved matters applications, as well as the production and submission of information to enable discharge of planning conditions.
5 Co-ordinating production of construction information, and the subsequent submission and management of building regulation applications
6 Co-ordinating and issuing construction information to site
7 Managing projects on site, handling queries as they arise, attending site meetings and other liaison as required.
8 Production of contract, legal and conveyancing drawings, and co-ordination of site legal set up.
9 Handling post-completions issues, such as management company liaison, technical input to customer care issues, and engagement with covenant and legal matters on completed sites
10 Engagement with the supervision, management, development and mentoring of junior team members.
11 Attending meetings that may be necessary in the performance of your duties
12 Complying with and upholding company values, policies and procedures
13 Undertaking any additional tasks as may reasonably be required from time to time

My client is looking for an experienced Architectural Technician who can commit themselves fully to their work. You must have a positive attitude to work, be a team player and have a stable employment background.

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity please do not hesitate to contact Elle Mackie on 0161 714 3800.

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