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Archietechtural Technician

  • Sector: Residential Design & Technical
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £40,000

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Job description

The role

Responsible for creating and co-ordinating desirable and efficient residential development in a timely manner. Negotiating and communicating the progress of planning applications.


Key accountabilities

Key Performance Indicators Typical activities

• Prepare desirable and efficient designs.

• Add value through good design.

• Engage with local planning authorities, their consultees and other stakeholders and win their support for our proposals.

• Assist with the preparation and submission of planning applications and manage them through the approval process and resolve outstanding conditions to the region’s timelines.

• Achieve agreed deadlines and timescales.

• Deal with build issues that require the designer’s attention during the progress of the works.

• Conduct regular site visits and chair site project meetings if necessary.

• Preparation and co-ordination of transfer plans.

• Assisting in the co-ordination of and attendance at pre-start and other departmental meetings as required.

• Ensure all relevant stakeholders and internal customers are informed of key developments. Health and safety

• Be proactive in promoting a positive attitude to health, safety and the environment.

• Ensure you have read the Company’s health and safety policies and procedures and observe them at all times.

• Reporting any accidents or near misses immediately to your Manager and record them in the accident book.

• Ensure your workplace is kept tidy and any hazards are eliminated or reported to your line manager.

• Wear appropriate protective clothing on site at all times in accordance with company policy.

• Attend all health and safety training as required by the Company. This job description is not a definitive list of duties. It provides an outline of Key Performance Indicators required for this position. The job holder may be asked to undertake other duties to meet business requirements.


Skills & experience


• HNC or HND in Architectural Construction or Building Studies or working towards a relevant degree

• Previous experience working for a house builder

• Understanding of building regulations and planning process

• Proficient in AutoCAD

• Good communication skills

• Able to work under pressure

• Able to work with a high degree of accuracy

• A methodical approach to working practices

• Good team working skills.

• Customer focussed

• Behave in line with our values

• Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require it Desirable

• Qualifications in relevant professional body

• Additional experience providing design services to the house building sector

• Awareness of Code for Sustainable Homes

• Commercial awareness in both time, capital and reputation cost.

• Seeks continuous improvement in own development and Company’s working practice.





TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

TDM Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.