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Management Trainee - Architectural Technician

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Bury St. Edmunds

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The technical team at Taylor Wimpey are responsible for the design of our sites above and below the ground. They are made up of Engineers, Technical Co-ordinators and Planning Co-ordinators.

As a Technical Trainee, you will be predominantly based wit the Technical Co-ordinators, which in simple terms means you will be looking after everything above ground from a design perspective. In this role you will assist with taking basic planning drawings / layouts and create full packs of co-ordinated construction information in the form of technical drawings, schedules, and reports. There will be a mix of carrying out the work yourself whilst also selecting and managing a broad range of external consultants, utilising their expertise. The role will also mean managing planning and Building Control applications, liaising with our suppliers, and attending site regularly.

In Technical we are there to support all other departments and produce the information that Commercial price from, Production builds from and Sales sell from.

This is an exciting opportunity to train to become a qualified technical professional by joining the Management Trainee programme. It’s perfect for someone either leaving school or college with A levels or a Construction related qualification or someone who has already gained their degree in an Architecture or Civil Engineering focused discipline and wants to develop their experience.

To be a successful in the Technical team your strengths should be problem solving, attention to detail and the ability to build relationships with others as you will need to work effectively across teams.

Taylor Wimpey is one of the largest homebuilders in the UK, operating from 23 regional offices across England, Scotland and Wales. We were formed by the merger of George Wimpey and Taylor Woodrow in 2007, and have operations in the UK and Spain. We aim to be the developer of choice for customers, employees, communities and shareholders.

Here at Taylor Wimpey we foster a culture of equality, inclusion and diversity and commit to creating an environment where everyone can be their whole self at work. We know that as an organisation and as an industry we have a lot of work to do in this space but we are committed to change. Our Board of Directors is now 50% women and we are proud to have recruited over 50% women into our Graduate programme in the last 3 consecutive years. Our BAME representation for all of our early entry programmes is also growing year on year helping us create a more diverse workforce for the future. We recognise that there is more work to be done and we are striving to improve diversity and inclusion across all areas of our business. Our race and ethnicity, LGBTQ+ and working parents networks are just the start. We have a Diversity & Inclusion committee led and sponsored by some of the most senior people in our business as well as a community of ambassadors across our regional businesses who are responsible for raising awareness of current initiatives.

We integrate sustainability into the design and construction of our homes and developments and are working towards our target to reduce carbon emissions from customer homes in use by 75% by 2030. Our standard house types integrate energy efficiency measures and other sustainability features, and from 2021, a working from home area that can help customers reduce their travel footprint. But that's not all; as well as energy and climate change, our sustainability standards include nature, water and floor risk, ventilation, sound insulation, air quality, materials and waste and quality, connectivity and accessibility.

The Management Trainee Development programme:

The Management Trainee development programme is a structured development programme which runs for up to 3 years.

What does the Technical team do?

To find out more about what a Civil Engineer and a Design and Planning Executive does on a day to day basis and the career path that is possible within Taylor Wimpey, please take some time to watch the each of the technical career path videos.

The ideal candidate:

The Technical Trainee role best suits those who are looking to start their career and wish to develop into a fully qualified technical professional. Whether you are joining after school or college or having completed your degree, our development programme is designed to get you there. We ask for the following minimum qualification levels and requirements:

  • Maths and English GCSE (Grades A*-C or 9-4) preferred
  • Minimum qualification level of BTEC Level 3 qualification in Construction and the Built Environment or Construction related OR ‘A’ or (AS) levels e.g. Maths or Science related subject
  • Computer Literacy
  • Full driving licence or working towards a licence and access to a car preferred

Individuals seeking employments 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.

Checks and eligibility to work:

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.

If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage). 

The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following:

  • Criminal records (DBS);
  • Credit reference
  • DVLA

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role.  If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.

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.

We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch. To read more about what it’s like to work with us then have a look at our Glassdoor profile by clicking here.

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Agile Working
Healthcare
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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