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Timber Frame Technician

£35k - £45k
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Architectural Technician

Job Details

Your new company:
Our client is a leading Timber Frame and Roof Truss manufacturer for the house building sector. As part of a prominent timber processor in the UK & Ireland, they have a strong growth story.
Our client is seeking a skilled and motivated Timber Frame Technician to join their team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in designing and producing high-quality timber frame structures. Location: West Coast of Scotland
Reporting to the Design Manager, this is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join an ambitious expanding business. The Timber Frame Technician will be responsible for the design of timber frame structures while working closely with the client, client representatives and the internal production team. Our clients range from private individuals to the most prestigious national building and construction companies.

Your new role:

  • Collaborate with design, estimating, and production teams to create accurate and efficient timber frame and roof truss designs.
  • Prepare detailed drawings and specifications for manufacturing.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Create and manage design programmes in line with client contractual agreements.
  • Preparation of technical and construction drawings, details all in line with project budgets.
  • Generate detailed manufacturing information and accurate component lists to facilitate factory operations.
  • Produce detailed construction information suitable for site teams to deliver built product without compromise to programme, quality, health & safety and cost.
  • Identifying and managing risk through proper coordination of design information in line with project programmes.
  • Liaise with external consultants and suppliers to ensure consistent designs are delivered.
  • Provide suitable support to site teams to ensure compliance with statutory requirements (planning, building control etc) and to identify improvements in construction detailing and techniques.
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships with key accounts.
  • Liaising with client design teams and external consultants in relation to live projects.
  • Liaising with site teams in relation to queries arising.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Previous experience in timber frame design or related fields.
  • Valid UK driving license.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to read and understand architectural/engineering drawings.
  • Strong design awareness combined with a proven capability for producing manufacturing information to a high standard.
  • 2 years post-qualification experience, preferably from a timber design background.
  • Knowledge of current Scottish Planning & Building Standards Regulations.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD software.
  • Sound awareness of CDM Regs. And NHBC Standards
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Excellent attention to detail.

What you'll get in return
Opportunity to join a growing company with an exciting pipeline of work. Our client offers an extremely competitive salary based on experience and skills. This is a full-time, permanent position with 39 hours per week and 33 days of annual leave (pro rata and inclusive of bank holidays).

What you need to do now

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