technical assistant in fareham

21 December 2018
sean caesar, randstad cpe
job type
£ 25,000 - £ 35,000 per year, package
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fareham, south east
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 25,000 - £ 35,000 per year, package
reference number
sean caesar, randstad cpe
01489 560 200
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job description

The client are a privately owned house builder based on the South Coast that specialise in the development of mid range volume build housing throughout Hampshire.

They are currently recruiting for a Technical Assistant to be office based, working within their Technical team reporting to the Technical Manager. The individual will be responsible for assisting with the Technical aspects of 3/4 volume build sites. Candidates must have at least 3 years experience working within the Technical team of a house builder and must be based within an hour of Fareham. Due to the level of experience required the client have stated they would be looking to pay up to £35k + package.


* Provide Technical support and advice, within post holders remit and authority, on build ability of construction projects to key internal and external stakeholders, referring all matters outside authority to the Technical Technician or Technical Manager for decisions.
* Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external customers and external agencies.
* Liaise with the Technical Technician so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs for operational development
* Report to the Technical Manager timely and accurate reporting as requested by him, either on a regular or ad hoc basis
* Be personally responsible for own personal continuous professional development, ensuring that he/she remains fully skilled and trained and effective in the post.

Technical Services
* In conjunction with the Technical Technician learn how to assess and advise on SAPS, ensuring the fabric of the building is appropriate for site requirements.
* Assist the Technical Technician in producing all Technical Construction Details including how projects are to be built, components and materials required to ensure a "foreman standard" build.
* Liaise with external authorities such as the Police on "Secure by Design" (SBD) requirements, ensuring these requirements are complied with by Construction Management and are implemented in Project builds.
* Liaise with external authorities and Construction Management to ensure that projects meet "Considerate Constructors" accreditation, where projects require this standard.
* Ensure that best value is achieved by the engineering of design and products, liaising with the Commercial Department where necessary to ensure that appropriate materials are sourced.
* Check project drawings to prior to issue.
* Answer technical queries from internal stakeholders including Project Managers/Site Managers and other Departments
* Liaise and forge good working relationships with assigned Architects, engineers, employer's agents, building inspectors and other interested parties, to ensure a smooth construction programme is achieved.
* Liaise with external service providers such as water, gas and electric companies to ensure services are provided in an appropriate
* Demonstrate good CAD skills and carry out alterations and small works designs to drawings as instructed by the Technical Technician or Technical Manager

The client operate a 2 stage interview process, the 1st with the Head of Technical and the 2nd with the Managing Director. If this opportunity is of interest please apply now.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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liaising with technical teams