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Architectural Technician - All Levels

Here at Avant Homes, we look to constantly challenge the status quo in our relentless pursuit of new, better and different ways to be amazing!

We are looking for people who share our passion and want to stand out from the crowd, take pride in what we do and be part of an energetic, values-driven and diverse team.

Avant Homes are a HBF Five Star Rated housebuilder operating in Scotland, the North East of England, Yorkshire and the Midlands, with five regional offices employing over 700 people.

We have ambitious growth plans and the commitment to achieve them. Our mission is to become the housebuilder of choice in the North by making aspirational homes attainable.

Due to continued success and future business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for an Architectural Technician to join our team based at our Central head office in Chesterfield.

The Role

Are you an Architectural Technician used to working in a fast-paced team?

Do you love all things housebuilding?

Are you looking for an opportunity to join an ever-growing business?

If yes, then look no further, your next career could be with us.

We are open to speaking with candidates at either intermediate or senior level.

Joining our team as Architectural Technician, you will be responsible for but not limited to;

  • Managing and reporting all architectural requirements as per company policies and processes.
  • Managing the working partnerships with Housing Associations, third party providers and sub-contractors to ensure that all contractual terms are met and ensure that all appointments and orders are placed, managed and settled as per company policies and processes.
  • Engaging fully in the process of determining, agreeing and delivering site start programmes and development programmes within agreed timescales.
  • Assisting in the production or procurement of technical investigations for inclusion in Land Appraisals.
  • Managing technical and regulatory approvals and adoptions and provide key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the technical function.
  • Actively managing communications with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensuring that all necessary third-party design elements are sought, audited and obtained in line with the regional business plan.
  • Assisting with the effective management of CDM-C & Health & Safety responsibilities on all developments.
  • Assisting in the delivery of effective and relevant legal documentation for each development or phase of development.
  • Open to expand their knowledge within engineering elements
  • Project managing an number of live sites

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Architectural Technician, It is preferred you have previous experience of working for a new homes' residential developer or consultancy. We are open to speaking with both intermediate and senior level candidates.

To be considered for this role you must also possess;

  • A full UK driving licence
  • Previous proven experience of project management with a residential developer.
  • A strong understanding of the Architectural aspects of the house building industry.
  • Excellent Technical knowledge and Commercial awareness.
  • Good time management and organisation skills
  • Experienced with Auto CAD software, experience of Revit is preferred yet not essential
  • Financial and Legal awareness
  • Knowledge of codes of practice that impact on technical matters e.g. Planning policy, Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.
  • Good knowledge of Construction Design Management Regulations

What will you get in return?

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Company car plan/ cash allowance
  • Buy, sell and accrual holiday scheme
  • Private Health care
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Other Benefits including our exclusive Avant discount platform

If this sounds like you, dare to be different, join us and be a part of Avant's future success!

Chesterfield, England, UK