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Technical Trainee

  • Location: Kent
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Design Coordinator
  • Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 902107_1498753890
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description

Purpose of the role

To participate in the management and co-ordination of the external consultant team through all stages of project procurement (Land & Planning, Commercial, Production, Sales and Adoptions) and actively support the Project team in all matters arising.

Key Accountabilities

1. Assisting in the preparation and submission of planning applications

 Participate in managing the preparation of information required for clearance of all planning conditions.
 Attend internal and external team meetings as required to assist in the preparation of information for planning submission.
2. Secure Building Regulations/Statutory approvals
 Assist in preparing, submitting and securing Building Regulations Approvals for developments.
3. Prepare Working Drawings and Collate all supporting information
 Assist with detailed assessment and approval of all supporting suppliers and manufacturer's information, including renewable energy requirements.
 Assist with document management of drawings and specifications.
 Assist with review and comment on technical content of all sales literature to ensure compliance with working drawings and issue information to sales to meet requirements of Consumer Code.
4. Provide technical support for Production sites
 Assist with the resolution of site queries in close conjunction with the Project Manager and liaise with Site Manager/Sales Executive to ensure continuity of build progress/sales progress.
5. General
 Assist and prepare for, attend and participate in all necessary key meetings as required by the Operational Framework.
 Attend all site based and Head Office Development Meetings as necessary.
 Input into health, safety and environmental check lists including house type risk assessments.
 Provide any necessary Input into CDM.
 Assist in the preparation of any home user guide information required by housing association.
 Assist in the produce O&M information as required.

The Person

 Willingness to learn and absorb information.
 Excellent communication skills and team work are essential.
Key experience
 Autocad training/experience is essential.
 Microsoft Office training/experience is essential.
 Understanding of design process and ability to read drawings.
 Appropriate qualification in Building/Construction.
 Ability to demonstrate continuing development and understanding of emerging requirements.

Key experience

 Autocad training/experience is essential.
 Microsoft Office training/experience is essential.
 Understanding of design process and ability to read drawings.
 Appropriate qualification in Building/Construction.
 Ability to demonstrate continuing development and understanding of emerging requirements.