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Architectural Technician (Scotland)


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

To provide and maintain architectural design and technical support to all regional departments and site-based teams to enable the region to achieve its objectives and agreed targets

Production Information

  • Provide architectural support and technical guidance for regional site and office-based operations
  • To co-ordinate and manage the issue of technical documentation
  • Maintain documentation for the standard product portfolio.



  • Preparation of working drawings and ancillary details for site variation and bespoke units
  • Produce Site Layouts and Design Packages for both Planning and Building Warrant approval processes.
  • The commissioning, co-ordination and checking of various external suppliers designs and integrate their requirements into the working drawing packages
  • Liaise with site and NHBC to resolve technical and/or design issues
  • Liaise with local authorities to obtain relevant Technical Consents
  • Clearance of Planning and Building Standards Conditions
  • Understanding of HFVN requirements
  • Tender, appoint and manage external consultants
  • Understanding of current Building Regulations
  • Prepare and maintain Legal plans
  • Oversee technical requirements for developments from site appraisal to completion


Site Liaison

  • To register, resolve and monitor where appropriate site queries from production management to enable progressive product development
  • Provide Taylor Wimpey UK with feedback on standard product
  • Attend site-based progress meetings
  • Embrace innovative solutions to resolve technical and design issues.



  • Design economically and understand the commercial aspects of design decisions
  • Understanding of Placemaking and Sustainable Design issues and principles
  • Understanding of National and Local Design Guidance
  • Liaise with local authorities to obtain relevant Planning Approvals
  • Produce designs in agreed timescales to ensure regional forecasts are achieved
  • Must be able to communicate well at all levels
  • Coordinate and attend Community Engagement Events
  • Should have a broad understanding of corporate vision and policies



  • Embrace and adhere to Health and Safety procedures
  • Ensure compliance with CDM process
  • Discharge the Designers responsibilities under CDM regulations
  • Contribute to CDM Process
  • Must undertake continuous professional development.


  • Ensure prompt distribution of all technical information to other business disciplines
  • Carry out responsibilities in-line with Company’s Operating Framework
  • Attend all meetings required under the Company’s Operating Framework
  • Liaise with engineers to ensure accurate technical solutions are produced and value engineering has been completed
  • Manage projects in-line with business forecasts and targets
  • Any other duties as required by the Technical Director.

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

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