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Senior Architectural Technician KMH/SC/1086

Keepmoat Homes is a fast growing top 10 UK housebuilder. We design and build quality homes and create places where people want to live.

Our investment and participation helps transform communities and improves the lives of local people. We have a national presence combined with local knowledge and expertise in all aspects of housing – from finance, design and planning, to developing and building. Our comprehensive skills and capabilities give us a wider perspective across the whole housing lifecycle and we create lower risk ways of building homes people need.

For more than 90 years our work has been absolutely visible to local communities so being part of the community is in our DNA. We hire local suppliers and tradespeople and work with local communities to make sure that our plans meet their needs.

Job description

Main purpose of the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Architectural Technician to join us as part of our Technical team in our Scotland region, based from Glasgow.

Reporting to the Technical Manager; the successful candidate will be the responsible for the general day to day running of the technical function to ensure it fully supports the needs, aspirations and targets in line with the 5-year plan set out by the business.

The main purpose of the role is to coordinate all design information between external consultants and internal departments ensuring that all approvals are obtained in a timely manner and that high quality and correct information is issued to other departments.

Duties stretch from site feasibility stage throughout the site’s development and to completion and handover to the relevant authorities/discharge of obligations. The successful candidate will also be involved in the delivery of work to targets set, production of accurate and timely reports for the business and checking the adequacy, accuracy and commercial suitability of information flowing through the department. They will collate design information for procurement tender and construction issue and live site support with attendance of development team meetings in conjunction with the other teams.

HS&S Responsibilities 

To take care of your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your work and adhere to the Keepmoat Health, Safety and Sustainability standards.

Skills, knowledge & experience

We are looking for an established Senior Technician who embodies our Keepmoat values; a straightforward professional attitude and approach to their work, organised and able to work under pressure. The postholder will take a creative approach to problem solving using their excellent communication and influencing skills. They will be passionate about housebuilding, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience within a Technical new build environment. They will be collaborative; used to providing support to operational business units and building relationships with customers.

Education & qualifications

We are looking for someone with an Engineering related qualification, degree or equivalent, which is accredited by Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) They will also have a high level of proficiency in relevant design and technical based software like AutoCAD, and general IT skills including an advanced knowledge of Microsoft packages.

If this sounds like you, please apply now. As the above is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, for more information including a full job description and person specification, please contact [email protected]

Why work for us?

At Keepmoat Homes we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers.

  • Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year.
  • Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance.
  • Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out.
  • Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.
  • Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

Our values

Our values are the foundation for our vision, the cornerstone of our culture and the benchmark for our achievement.

  • Straightforward - We get the job done in the most efficient and effective way. We are friendly, open and honest. It’s about being respectful and working in a transparent and honest way.
  • Collaborative - We work together in partnership to deliver the very best customer experience. Partnership working is key to our business. We work collaboratively to deliver the best results possible.
  • Passionate -  We care about what we do. We put pride and energy into delivering results. It’s important to us to do a good job.
  • Creative - We are proactive, flexible and resourceful. We listen, learn and deliver solutions. We don’t offer a one size fits all solution; we are flexible and will tailor our services to our customers’ needs.

Reference: KMH/SC/1086
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Location: Glasgow, G32 8ND
Employer: Keepmoat Homes, Scotland
Job type: Permanent, Full Time
Closing date: 04/06/2024

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