Graduate Architectural Designer/Building Technologist



Our client a leading house building company is looking for a Graduate Architectural Designer for their offices in Stafford.

You will be able to produce concise, accurate and detailed AutoCAD working drawings and to co-ordinate ancillary drawings and schedules to programmes that meet my client's requirements.

You will need to to be able to  submit and gain approval for building regulations.

And, to develop professionally and broaden knowledge through appropriate learning and development, established via consultation with line manager.

Key account-abilities

Produce accurate working drawing packages in AutoCAD format & to co-ordinate the provision of all supporting ancillary drawings

Produce variant & new house type drawing packages, sections and elevations

Co-ordinate information and liaise with in house designers, civil and structural and external consultants where appropriate

Submission of all information to NHBC and obtaining scheme approval, and discharge of conditions prior to BC final deadlines.  

Ensure compliance with HQI’s, Lifetime Homes and other statutory requirements together with applications for Secured by Design & Robust Details.

Provide sales brochure information and ensure accuracy of brochures.

Attend regional sites to review and resolve technical and construction related issues, and produce and monitor acceptable solutions to resolve.

Communicate effectively with all relevant internal departments and external consultants and clients, to co-ordinate and provide accurate and timely information.

Health and safety

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

Ensure that you have read and understood the Company’s health, safety and environmental policies and procedures and observe them at all times.

Report any accidents or near misses immediately to your line manager and record them in the accident book.

Report any accidents or near misses on site to the site manager and complete/submit ‘near miss cards’ where appropriate.

Keep your workplace tidy and eliminate any hazards and report to your line manager if required.

Wear appropriate protective clothing on site at all times.

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


Knowledge of AutoCAD

Appropriate qualification in building design and construction

Good communication skills, both written and oral

Ability to manage, create and maintain momentum in projects

Ability to work with others and maintain a positive customer focused approach

Behave in line with our values

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


BTEC HNC/HND and/or Degree in Construction, Building Studies or Architectural Technology

Previous professional experience in a construction environment 

Understanding of current building regulations and NHBC standards.

Able to influence and persuade others

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

Duration: Permanent 

Salary: Negotiable

Harbron Recruit Ltd is a family run construction industry recruitment agency based in the South West of England.

Harbron Recruit originally stemmed from a construction company that boasts 25 years of successfully working with the majority of major contractors across the South West.

Recognising the demand for quality construction personnel with the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out jobs quickly and safely gave birth to Harbron Recruit as a major supplier of construction trades to companies requiring temporary, permanent and contract workers on a range of assignments.

Now, as a well-established Recruitment Agency having traded successfully for 10 years within the specialist sector of construction it has enabled us to create long standing client relationships built on a foundation of trust, honesty and integrity.

Based in Devon we provide quality staff to our clients both locally and nationally.

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