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Designer

Summary
Peterborough
Permanent
Full-time

13 days left to apply

The Successful candidate will be providing accurate, complete and timely required manufacturing & construction information for the issue to all internal and external recipients. Working closely with the lead designers and head of technical to achieve targets.

What you will do:

  • Provide specialist technical design information to the scheduling team.
  • Work on 1 – 3 projects simultaneously
  • Ensure all projects are in line or ahead of design programs.
  • Work as a team in achieving departmental goals.
  • The correct interpretation of externally supplied information as the basis for the design.
  • The accurate application of supplied Structural Engineering information.
  • The accurate design of panels, joists and roof trusses where applicable
  • The correct application of NHBC / Zurich warranty requirements
  • Check outputs to ensure compliance with architectural and structural layouts and successful client approval.
  • The timely resolution of technical and Architectural queries to the progress design
  • The maintenance of complete project design records
  • Compliance with company QA procedures
  • You will be able to follow directions well and demonstrate a good eye for detail.
  • Completion of cutting lists, schedules and design drawings for manufacture and site

What you will have:

Must be able to demonstrate or be in training to gain the following:

  • Experience in detailing a full range of timber-framed structures.
  • A working knowledge of Building Regulations, Parts A, B, E, K, L & M
  • A basic understanding of structural loadings and behaviour
  • Must be competent in maths, trigonometry, and geometry to GCSE level.
  • A working knowledge of the Robust Detail Ltd certification scheme
  • A working knowledge of NHBC and Zurich Warranty scheme requirements.
  • Have at least 2 years of practical experience working on Revit or AutoCAD

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.

Checks and eligibility to work: 

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers’ licence.   
 
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.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
Healthcare
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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Disability Confident

As a proud Disability Confident Employer, Taylor Wimpey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We actively collaborate with individuals who have disabilities and long-term health conditions which have an effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, ensuring that barriers are eliminated when it comes to employment opportunities. In line with our commitment, we guarantee an interview to applicants who declare to us during the application process that they have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Join us in building a truly diverse and empowered team.

To all employment agencies

Taylor Wimpey (our/us/we) does not accept unsolicited candidate details, CVs, resumes, applications or any other speculative approaches (Resumes) from employment agencies, executive search firms, recruitment agencies and other staffing agencies unless that agency is specifically appointed by us via an executed service contract for a particular job opening. Please do not forward unsolicited Resumes in response to this advert to any of our employees or any of our regional business offices, including our head office, sales centres and sites. We are not liable for any fees related to unsolicited Resumes. Please refer to our employment agency statement here - Employment Agency Statement ‧ Taylor Wimpey

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