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Owl Homes’ exceptional growth plans will require a high demand for recruitment through all disciplines of the business. We are therefore constantly seeking to welcome exceptional talent to our team.

You can be sure that a career with us will be rewarding and fulfilling. There are excellent opportunities available for your development, as we recognise that people are essential in delivering the future success of Owl Homes.

Join us in one of the rewarding vacancies below and be part of our exciting growth journey to share in our pride at delivering outstanding homes.

If you do not see a vacancy listed that fits your skills, but would like Owl Homes to keep your CV on record for future vacancies, why not submit your CV to: careers@owlhomes.co.uk 

Senior Design Coordinator

Competitive (dependant on experience)

Job Description

 

Profile 

This is an opportunity to be part of something different. We are a fast-growing homebuilder, providing new build homes for both private and affordable housing tenures across the Midlands area. 

At Owl, we have a strong passion for what we do, with our customers at the heart of that. We have a team spirit to be proud of, aligned to an ambition to succeed and to leave a legacy. 

As part of our continued expansion, we are looking to appoint a Senior Design Coordinator to join our Tamworth based team. The role is very hands-on and requires you to be able to show your own initiative and ability as well as manage a team of consultants.

 

Description 

The role is an active technical support role, with in house CAD work and detailing requirements expected alongside coordination of project information and liaison with all the other departments and external consultants and suppliers.

 

Main responsibilities

You should be able to translate planning information into detailed construction packages.

Resolve all technical related queries including conducting site visits as required. 

You will be expected to be responsible for at least 4 on-site projects at any given time, alongside working on up-and-coming projects. 

Submission of all information to NHBC and obtaining approval for the same, obtaining SAP Assessments together with PEA' and EPC's, and Robust Details.

Attend project reviews and inter-departmental meetings.

Assist in producing drawings on Autocad for planning proposals and applications for discharge of planning conditions. 

Manage and liaise with external consultants for the production of technical reports e.g. Noise, Energy etc. 

Obtain, collate and approve all ancillary suppliers drawings including heating and plumbing designs, kitchens, stairs, block and beam, joists and roof trusses in a timely manner.

Be able to deliver detailed working drawing packages and manage the coordination of external architectural consultants alongside those project deliverables.

Produce conveyance and associated plot plans.

 

Key Competencies

You should be able to demonstrate at least 10 years of experience within the industry, working in a technical/architectural role preferably with other recognised residential developers, although working for a consultancy delivering the same products will be considered suitable.

You should be a clear and capable communicator in all aspects of the role and be able to support and nurture the skills and application of junior colleagues assisting in the production of tender packages. 

You should have proven ability in a design / technical coordination role.

You should be experienced in understanding and analysing technical problems to deliver practical solutions with consideration to the commercial budget.

You will be expected to attend project and site meetings in tandem with other departments to advise on the technical application on-site.

Have a strong understanding of Planning, Building Control, and NHBC regulations.

Be able to work effectively in a team, sharing knowledge and building good relationships.

Have experience of general housing requirements and also apartment blocks.

Good level of communication skills, with the necessity to liaise with internal staff and external bodies

High level of proficiency in AutoCAD, Excel and Word. Experience in Photoshop is desirable but not essential. 

Be able to pro-actively manage workload and information independently, as required, to meet project deadlines.

Be able to work on your own initiative.

 

Reports to: Design Manager

 

How to apply

To apply for this role, please get in contact with by emailing careers@owlhomes.co.uk or calling on 01827 317790