Building Technologist



Building Technologist

The role
Produce concise, accurate and detailed AutoCAD working drawings and to co-ordinate ancillary drawings and schedules to programmes that meet the Company’s requirements. To submit and gain approval for building regulations. In addition, compliance with HQIs, Lifetime Homes and Code for Sustainable Homes is essential. To assist in the design of new buildings incorporating modern methods of construction and low carbon technology.

Key Responsibilities and Duties Include (but are not inclusive of)

Key Performance Indicators Typical activities

Negotiate effectively with a wide range of organisations, statutory bodies and interest groups to achieve the desired design outcomes.

Communicate effectively with all relevant departments in writing, verbally and in presentation format.

Design innovative solutions to counter unique land conditions.

Establish and maintain strong and respected working relationships with internal departments, local authorities and companies throughout the region.

Produce accurate planning and technical information as required and within agreed timescales.

Be conversant with all current building regulations, procedures, construction methods, materials costs and general market conditions in relation to Company products.

Production of SAP assessments and EPC certificates as required to meet the needs of the region is essential.

Attend regional sites to resolve technical and construction related problems. Detail and monitor acceptable solutions to resolve.

Co-ordinate and liaise with internal departments and provide accurate and timely information.

Analyse project audits on site build and sales feedback and identify and resolve any issues in a timely manner.

Design and adapt house types, apartments, site layouts and detail drawings for both residential and social housing schemes.

Prepare working drawings for house types and special projects.

Prepare and obtain relevant approvals for ancillary and associated drawings.

Manipulate house type plans and site layouts to produce drawings for sales brochure presentation.

Utilise the broader advantage of CAD systems to improve levels of presentation.

Coach and support team members as required. Health and safety

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 manager and record them in the accident book.

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.

Skills & experience

HNC or HND in Construction or Building Studies

3 to 5 years working within a house builder

Accredited SAP assessor status.

Fully conversant with building regulations.

Excellent communication skills

Able to work under pressure

Able to work with a high degree of accuracy

A methodical approach to working practices

Decision maker with pragmatic approach to problem solving

Able to influence and persuade others

A self-starter capable of creating and maintaining momentum in projects

Behave in line with our values

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


Additional experience providing design services to the house building sector

Duration: Permanent 

Salary: DOE

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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