Technical Trainee

Specific Location
Barratt Homes - Manchester

Division
Manchester

Hours of Work
9:00 till 17:30

Brand
Barratt Homes

Contract Type
Full-time

Closing Date
13 December 2018

Technical Trainee

The Design & Technical teams are involved in all aspects of housing design and innovation. This team is also responsible for researching the best materials, at the best cost.

 

In terms of design, there’s the sheer variety of our sites, many of them brownfield and all of them with unique problems to solve. Our drive for sustainability, value and ever changing building and environmental legislation means that innovative and unique solutions are required. Most of the people in this team have an architectural or engineering background, and for all, we offer the opportunity to gain expertise in design and project management in a challenging thought-provoking setting.

Responsibilities:
 Obtaining technical drawings and approvals to enable efficient
site starts
 Help brief external consultants
 Support in the preparation of technical specifications
 Help prepare the design programme
 Ensure all statutory enquiries, such as sewer connections and
other section agreements are submitted and pursued for their
timely return
 Support in ensuring NHBC/Building Regulations applications to
approval
 Ensure that working drawings are in accordance with the
approved Planning Scheme
 Assist in preparing brochure plans, conveyance plans and sales
area drawings
 Attend site progress meetings and carry out site inspections
 Attend meetings at various stages of projects
 General liaison and coordination between other parties, both
internal and external
 Respond to site queries and resolve technical/construction
issues 

 

Personal characteristics / qualifications and skills:-

 Excellent communicator, with high detail orientation.
 Ability to prioritise tasks to meet changing business needs.
 Knowledge and understanding of the major functions within the remit of Technical.
 Self–disciplined, with demonstrably good time management skills and the ability to manage a number of priorities.
 Ability to multi-task, and work efficiently and accurately under pressure.
 Team player, supportive of colleagues.

Technical Trainee


Purpose: To assist coordinate the needs of the technical team with regards to
all technical, engineering and architectural aspects of the business
from land acquisition through to site completions and final adoptions.


Responsible to: Technical Manager/Technical Project Manager


Responsibilities:
 Obtaining technical drawings and approvals to enable efficient
site starts
 Help brief external consultants
 Support in the preparation of technical specifications
 Help prepare the design programme
 Ensure all statutory enquiries, such as sewer connections and
other section agreements are submitted and pursued for their
timely return
 Support in ensuring NHBC/Building Regulations applications to
approval
 Ensure that working drawings are in accordance with the
approved Planning Scheme
 Assist in preparing brochure plans, conveyance plans and sales

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