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Senior Architectural Technician

Closing Date: 2024-02-22

Location: Northampton

Salary: Competitive

Type: Permanent - Full Time

Preparing and processing planning applications is a vital early stage of the housebuilding process at Bloor Homes. Our busy technical department ensures that our construction teams have something to build, and our sales teams have something to sell. As a family owned company, we build more than quality homes. We build sustainable communities for future generations to enjoy.

 

We are recruiting for a Senior Architectural Technician, to be based in our South Midlands Region, based in Northampton  As an experienced Architectural Technician your role will involve engaging with land bids and strategic land processes at an early stage, to provide design, technical and planning input. At Bloor Homes you’ll be part of a business that will value you, your contribution and your ideas. Join us and make every day a rewarding one.

 

MAIN DUTIES

  • 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.
  • Producing and amending site layouts, house type planning drawings, and other design drawings and documentation.
  • Liaising with planning authorities and other project stakeholders on planning related matters, in connection with past, current and future planning applications.
  • 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.
  • Co-ordinating production of construction information, and the subsequent submission and management of building regulations applications.
  • Co-ordinating and issuing construction information to site.
  • Managing projects on site, handling queries as they arise, attending site meetings and other liaison as required.
  • Production of contract, legal and conveyancing drawings, and co-ordination of site legal set up.
  • 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.
  •  Engagement with the supervision, management, development and mentoring of junior team members.
  • Co-ordinating other associated disciplines as deemed necessary, i.e. Ecological, Archaeological, noise surveys etc.
  • On occasion required to attend out of hours activities associated with job function i.e. Parish Council meetings, public exhibitions for planning applications etc.
  • Attending meetings that may be necessary in the performance of your duties.
  • Complying with and upholding company values, policies and procedures.
  • Undertaking any additional tasks as may reasonably be required from time to time.
  • Maintaining all health and safety aspects associated with Covid-19.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES 

  • Previous experience in a housebuilder’s design and technical department
  • 5 GCSE grade 4 or above including maths and English
  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification
  • Computer / IT literate with capability to use excel, Word and database packages
  • Ability to use AtuoCAD

 

COMPANY BENEFITS

  • Company Car
  • Bupa Healthcare Cover
  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme
  • 33 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Group Staff Discount at Triumph Motorcycles ltd.
  • Competitive discount on our homes (dependent upon the property and location)

 

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