Planning & Design Technician

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Job Type

Design and Technical



Contract type

Permanent - Full-time

Our entire business begins with the purchase of high-quality land, bought at the appropriate time from a variety of sources. Ideas and suggestions are worked through as our planning team prepare a planning application for submission to the Local Authority. After planning approval, the ‘site’ is handed over to our technical and commercial teams for the next stage of the process.

Working as a Planning & Design Technician you will participate in the management and co-ordination of the external consultant team through all stages of project procurement (Land & Planning, Commercial, Production, Sales and Adoptions) and actively support the Project teams in all matters arising.

What you will do

  • Assist in the preparation and submission of planning applications
  • Ensure thorough coordination between all consultants to prevent any adopting, conflicting or maintenance issues during construction of the development
  • Prepare, submit and secure Building Regulations Approvals for developments
  • Arrange for the preparation of all working drawing requirements and supporting information for issue to Commercial department for tendering purposes in line with agreed programme
  • As a priority, deal with the resolution of site queries and liaise with Site Manager/Sales Executive to ensure continuity of build progress/sales progress.
  • Prepare for, attend and participate in all necessary key meetings as required by the Operational Framework.

What you will have

  • Full technical understanding and knowledge of regulatory constraints
  • Ability to demonstrate continuing development and understanding of emerging requirements
  • Understanding of the planning process
  • Detailed experience of building regulations process
  • Project management skills.

Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

Closing Date

Thursday 16th January 2020

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.