Overview

Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a new opportunity for a Technical Coordinator to join our team within Vistry East Yorkshire, at our Leeds office. As our Technical Coordinator you will be an integral part of the technical department, reporting to the Design Manager.

The technical arm of our regional technical team is responsible for establishing the design of a new development, from site layouts to house type designs and landscaping our coordinators are a vital part of ensuring each home meets and exceeds our customers’ expectations.

You will be involved in coordinating, managing, and reviewing the development of key information, technical layouts and working drawing packages to enable any given residential development to be built as intended. As well as working with the wider teams to ensure designs are understood, cost effective and accurately implemented.

 

Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Working towards or achieved BTEC HND/HNC in Design or Construction or equivalent technical focused qualification. And/or Experience in a similar role with a residential developer
  • Experience working within residential house building or within fields directly relating to residential house building.
  • Good level of IT literacy with experience of AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel & Word,
  • Organisation skills and time management with ability to multitask.
  • Enjoy working with people to deliver the best solution whether that be by applying existing knowledge or thinking creatively to develop bespoke solutions
  • Ability to analyse problems and deliver solutions.
  • Take pride in what you do and are open to new ideas to fully explore and correctly implement them.
  • Be able to interpret the designs and technical demands of others.
  • Strives for continuous improvement for the benefit of the company.
  • Driven to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Be able to work effectively in a team
  • Good level of communication skills, with the necessity to liaise with internal staff and external bodies
  • Be practical and methodical with good analytical skills
  • Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require it

Desirable –

  • CSCS card qualification.
  • Principal Designer and associated Health and Safety training/ qualifications.
  • Experience working within a technical role at a residential house builder.
  • Use of online drawing management systems.
  • Use of Revitt.
  • Continued professional development and keeping up to date with changes within the industry.
  • Ability to assess architectural drawings to identify build risks and opportunities.

More about the Technical Coordinator role…

  • Assess risks and opportunities in land opportunities and in developing land feasibility packs to aid the land team in bidding on new development sites.
  • Develop planning packs, including working with external consultants to produce the required reports and layouts and assist in the collation and submission of information to help in discharge of planning conditions.
  • Co-ordinate consultants to deliver house type working drawing packs and liaise with key suppliers to provide ancillary drawing information for tender, construction, and sales packs.
  • Assess development layouts and associated drawings to ensure accuracy as well as opportunities and risks.
  • Co-ordinate information and liaise with architects, structural engineers, and landscape architects, ensuring consistency between various designs.
  • Assist in production of Sales brochure, legal and sales handover meetings.
  • Provide information for Housing Association contracts and attendance of progress meetings,
  • Co-ordinate the accuracy of information supplied by all departments to ensure no discrepancies.
  • Work with commercial teams to develop tender packs and review any queries arising during the tender process.
  • Submission of all information to NHBC and obtaining approval of same, obtaining SAP Assessments together with PEA’ and EPC’s and Robust Standard Details.
  • Attending Pre-Start Meetings and briefing all departments on matters related to the technical aspects of the development.
  • Attend site project meetings with the other teams to offer technical support and help drive the development.
  • Prepare all drawings and documents for Pre-Start Meetings & handover packs.
  • Work with site teams to resolve all technical related queries including conducting site visits as required.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.
You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.

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Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Suite 2/3 Ground Floor,1175 Thorpe Park, Century Way, Leeds, LS15 8ZB

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