Architectural Technician for Housebuilder in Leeds

Eden Brown
£25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
05 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Pete Benefer
Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
I have an internationally recognised housebuilder who has just opened a new office in Leeds who will be working specifically on private housing. They are ideally hoping to employ a candidate with experience as a technical co-ordinator for a volume house builder, someone who can hit the ground running and work under pressure

The main purpose of the role is to go out onsite and resolve any problems, to control and co-ordinate all architectural information between external consultants and internal departments. To ensure all approvals are obtained and correct information received and issued to allow for a programmed start on site.

Key Accountabilities:
- To work with the Land Department to ensure smooth transition of all architectural information takes place.
- To check all architectural drawings and details for accuracy, correctness and commercial suitability.
- To liaise with external consultants to ensure deadlines are met.
- To apply for and secure planning permission for all architectural design and relevant regulation approval.
- To attend site visits and meetings in order to solve any problems that arises during the construction process.
- To attend design meetings with planning departments to ascertain requirements from a council perspective for new developments.
- Ensure that new regulation requirements are anticipated and incorporated as required.

Land Appraisal
- Procure sketch layouts and architectural design solutions.
- Provide provisional assessment of architectural design requirements.
- Review technical information and provide value architectural design.

- Be aware of the need for innovation in all aspects of our business.
- Expect and encourage continued change and improvement within the company.

Working drawings, Building Regulations and Code for Sustainable Homes (CFSH)
- Procure complete working drawing packages for each development from consultants and check prior to issue, using core house types where possible.
- Complete, approve and formalize the Building Regulation and CFSH applications.
- Monitor progress of the Building Regulation and CFSH applications and obtain approval.
- Provide ongoing support for site at construction stage with any working drawing related queries.

Architectural / Technical Design
- Assist the Technical Director to obtain fee quotations from specialist consultants for all architectural design requirements.
- Provide architectural and technical support to the site teams.
- Assist the Commercial team in cost plan completion with regard to architectural matters.
- Take full responsibility for the day to day running of the architectural and planning section within the Technical Department.

They would ideally like to appoint a senior architectural technician or technologist with home building experience, but they will also consider technicians with a Residential background.

They are a looking to pay a salary of £25000-45000 plus a car, laptop and phone and many other benefits. Please send your CV to and call 0113 394 0133 if interested

Your expert recruitment consultant is Peter Benefer, call today on 0113 394 0133 or email

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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