Senior Design Technician

Job title: Senior Design Technician

Location: Wakefield

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable to £38,000 per annum

The company:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Design Technician to join a 50-years established modular manufacturer based in the North of England.

This is a business with a long history within the modular construction sector, innovative in its approach and prides itself on delivering technical excellence

The Role:

As Senior Design Technician, you will have the responsibility for managing & prioritising the workflow of the Technical Team with day-to-day responsibility for the management of the design and engineering process. You will be responsible for:

-       Ensuring that group standards and quality standards are maintained

-       Preparing and submitting design drawings / paperwork to other company functions

-       Producing manufacturing drawings and information

-       Provide sub-assembly / special / non-standard fabrication details and prepare detailed schedules as required.

-       Specification of special materials and design details

-       Design Risk Assessments and compliance with CDM

-       Liaising with sub-contractors and suppliers

-       Daily appraisal of production plan

-       Undertake Planning / Building Regulations applications.

-       Obtain / provide design calculations

-       Provide technical support for Business Development Managers.

-       Undertake site surveys

About you:

Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Design led role within Offsite construction or Main Contracting

Strong understanding of Building regulations

Proficient in the use of relevant design software AutoCAD or Revit

Degree qualification in a relevant construction related discipline

Highly organised, able to prioritise workload

Able to work in a high-pressure environment

Excellent communication skills

Previous experience managing a team

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn Baker on 07973 786 995 or lucy@thornbaker.co.uk

Key Skills: Construction, Modular, MMC, Modern Methods of Construction