About the Client: Our client was established in 1972 from the desire to provide innovative homes and commercial properties, which would offer real value for money without compromising on design, durability or quality. Today our client is one of the UK’s largest independent property development companies, with over 12,500 happy customers and more than 150 industry awards for design and quality – and it’s all thanks to the vision and passion of our dedicated team.


About the role: We are seeking a highly motivated Technical Assistant to join our Residential Development team. The successful candidate will support the Technical Coordinator in the management of technical aspects of residential development projects. This includes coordination of technical design, construction, and delivery of projects on time, within budget and to the required quality standards. The Technical Assistant Coordinator will work closely with other teams, contractors, and consultants to ensure that all technical requirements are met and any issues are resolved promptl


About the Responsibilities:

  • General technical/project co-ordination & manage flow of information related to project.
  • Feasibility designs for new developments
  • Review external technical reports, designs – including house type working drawings, planning layouts, landscaping & engineering layouts and critique them to ensure efficient and co-ordinated design is achieved.
  • Provide Technical support and advice to other members of the team.
  • Managing the preparation of information required for clearance of all planning conditions/S106 obligations.
  • Brief specialist consultants to produce site specific advice and information (e.g. ecology, archaeology, arboriculture surveys and reports) required to inform the planning and design process.
  • Ensure thorough co-ordination and communication between all consultants.
  • Manage and drive consultants in the preparation and issue of production information to an agreed programme, fee, and scope.
  • Clear all building regulations conditions.
  • Coordinate working drawings and collate all supporting information ensuring all are in accordance with the approved planning scheme.
  • Undertake detailed assessment and approval of all supporting suppliers and manufacturers information.
  • Ensure structural assessment of all house type and apartment block drawings are undertaken.
  • Review and comment on technical content of all sales literature to ensure compliance with working drawings.



About the requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in a technical role for a housebuilder.
  • Degree/HND/HNC in Engineering, Architectural Technology or similar Construction related.
  • Good working knowledge of CAD; Ability to undertake design in house as required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project or similar programming software.
  • Ability to problem solve and resolve issues effectively.
  • Ability to manage and deal with conflict.
  • All-round appreciation of the legal process in construction.
  • Be able to create an environment to drive engagement.
  • Drive effective collaborative relationships with colleagues in other departments.
  • Attend and participate in regular team meetings; confidence in chairing design team meetings is beneficial.
  • Promote engagement and collaboration across own projects.

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