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Architectural Technologist

Willmott Dixon
bonus + benefits
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Architectural Technologist

Willmott Dixon is seeking an ambitious Architectural Technologist to join our in-house design team known as Collida. Our team sit centrally within Willmott Dixon, and our focus is primarily on design standardisation and the continued development of our DfE design platform, as well as liaising with project teams on the deployment of these principles. Willmott Dixon constructs across all sectors and uses various superstructure types. Therefore, a wide variety of technical expertise would be preferred, including but not limited to concrete frame, LGSF, and hot rolled steel frame.

The successful candidate will be up to date with current and upcoming legislation and Building Regulations, have a robust understanding of project constraints, build sequencing, and cost implications of details. This will be a hybrid role, the team are located at our Hitchin office and the ideal days to be office based are Monday and Tuesday.

Duties and responsibilities include:


* Creating/developing architectural design information for our projects.

* Producing and monitoring the architectural TIDP for a project and produce (with the help of my team as applicable) all relevant documents mentioned in the TIDP and subsequent revisions in the deadlines provided.

* Reviewing technical documents to identify and help rectify any potential issues.

* Taking part in the coordination workshops with other consultants and supply chain to ensure all design information is coordinated and consistent. C


* Encouraging a collaborative and creative work environment, promoting innovation, design excellence, and continuous improvement within the design team.

Technical expertise:

* Ensuring the design documents produced meet the customer brief, current regulations and all Willmott Dixon policies and procedures.

* Ensuring compliance with applicable building codes, regulations, and industry standards throughout the design process.

* Providing design solutions that optimise buildability, value, sustainability, and safety, and coordinate this information with the relevant teams (operations, supply chain, commercial teams, sustainability, and SHE teams).

*Stay updated with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in construction design, communicating these to the project team, wider business and incorporating relevant advancements into project designs where appropriate.

* Responsible for helping to drive change to processes.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential skills:

* Experienced Revit user

* Strong technical knowledge, specification, and material knowledge

* Ability to produce detailed technical drawings

* Understanding of current Building Regulations, Building Safety Act, and Warranty Guidance as a minimum

* Capability to work autonomously

Desirable skills:

* Experience within at least one of the following sectors: Department for Education, Residential, Leisure or Healthcare

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace and will consider flexible and agile working. We are a disability confident employer.

Benefits: In return we reward our people generously with a competitive package that gives you flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes but is not limited to, an enhanced pension scheme, full private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus and a car scheme which will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. You will also benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.

About Us

With over 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon's purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive.

Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!

Willmott Dixon was awarded No 1 in the Best "Big" Companies (2022) to work for and already holds the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022. We are the first major contractor and developer to win a King's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.


Willmott Dixon is the 2nd largest capital works, regeneration and support services. We pride ourselves on our long history, and in being a sustainable company which respects and care for people in the wider environment.

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