Trainee/Assistant Design Manager

Devon, England • £22000 - £28000 per annum • Permanent • Housing Development • UK Construction Jobs

Are you currently in a CAD or Architectural Technician role?

Do you have 2-4 years experience within the residential sector?

Would you like to work for a residential developer in the Exeter area?

Thatcher Associates are working with a leading developer who produce open market and social housing developments across the Devon region.

About the role:
As a Trainee / Assistant Design Manager, you will work alongside an experienced Design Manager on a variety of developments. You will provide technical support by assisting on technical drawings, planning application packs and coordination of relevant work from different external parties.

You will attend design team meetings, and interact with the land and construction divisions. During this role, you will excel in project management to cover all design and technical matters for various residential projects. 

To summarise your involvement and input:
  • Health and Safety procedures
  • Scrutinise engineering and design packs, layouts and detailing
  • Planning applications
  • Discharge planning conditions
  • Land viability
  • Review technical reports
  • Tendering
  • Coordinate section agreements.
About you:
You will need to be a team player, have a confident communication style and be comfortable with dealing with a variety of people during the design process. As you will play an integral part to the design process, from inception to build stage on-site, you will interact with a range of professionals. This will include internal divisions but also Local Authorities, NHBC consultants and other stakeholders in the development process.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have previous experience within housing or the residential sector and be accustomed to technical drawings. The design team are a friendly group and this role will suit someone who has self-drive and self-motivation to progress within the company.  

Essential criteria:
  • Architectural/engineering/construction/building studies qualification
  • Knowledge of residential market
  • Clear understanding of NHBC and building regulations
  • AutoCAD and other design package experience.
How to apply? 
Upload your CV to the details provided today. Alternatively please contact Phoebe Hookway on 0117 934 9555 for more information.

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