Technical Designer

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • £45000 - £55000/annum Plus Package USD / Year
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000/annum Plus Package


My client, a highly recognised D&B Office Fit Out company is actively looking to add an experienced Technical Designer to their brand new Manchester team. With a long history in the office fit out sector and an excellent reputation for delivering high end projects across the country now is an excellent time to join. With a turnover in excess of £50 million and projects being undertaken across the capital valued between £3 – £10 million and an exceptional pipeline of work.

The role will be varied and challenging; you will be required to work across several briefs to create compelling and original design work for our potential future clients’ needs. You will need to be able to use your initiative to work without close supervision and reach tight deadlines, both alone and part of the wider design team.

Key Responsibilities:

* Creating technical drawing packages for projects using AutoCAD.

* Carry out building surveys.

* Attending site for site meetings over the course of project delivery.

* Communicate with clients & sub-contractors.

* Print drawing packs for use on site & client meetings.

* Ensure the drawing issue sheet is up to date with the correct revisions.

* Issuing of drawings to sub-contractors and clients.

* Work closely with the internal Design, Projects & Finance Teams.

* Liaising with Building Control when required.

* Ensure inhouse printing equipment for CAD drawings is readily available and fully functional at all times.

Required Skills and Experience:

* 3-4 years’ experience using AutoCAD.

* Good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.

* Experience within the area of Traditional tender & build projects.

* Demonstrative experience with construction drawings, detailed drawings and schedules.

* Liaison with contractors i.e., Mechanical, Electrical & Joinery

* A good knowledge of current Building Regulations.

* Process orientated & self-disciplined individual.

* Have a proven track record of understanding design proposals and creating technical drawing packages to support these designs.

* To effectively carry out building surveys and to prepare technical documentation with guidance from Building Control.

* To have confidence in attending site meetings on their own and communicate effectively with clients and sub-contractors.

* Experience of measured building surveying.

IT Skills:

* AutoCAD

* Microsoft Office 365

* Sketchup

* Revit (Desired but not essential)

* Knowledge of Procore, online based Construction Management software

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