Architectural Technician

Location Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Market related
Contact name: Charlotte Benton

Contact email:
Job ref: 209996CBN
Published: 8 days ago

At St. Modwen, we're experts in creating thriving communities and we're excited to be recruiting for colleagues who are ready to build their future with us.

Job Function

Manages the production of accurate sites layouts and House types to in-house Technical teams for development

Key Skills Required

  • Provide architectural support and technical guidance for regional teams
  • Preparation of working drawings and ancillary details along with bespoke units
  • Register, resolve and monitor where appropriate site queries from production management to enable progressive product development
  • Design economically and understand the commercial aspects of design decisions
  • All designs to be compliant with Building Regulations, local Planning Authority requirements and CDM implications considered
  • Co-ordinate and manage the issue of technical documentation
  • Commission, coordinate and check various specialist suppliers designs and integrate their requirements into the working drawing packages
  • Implements new design ideas and methods and that enhance the reputation of St Modwen and the product
  • Establish and enforce quality and standards in schemes and maintain the good image of the company
  • Manages the flow of information including drawings, design plans, to the in-house technical team so that they have all the documentation they need for the build, when they need it
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with key Homes and regional stakeholders building on existing networks
  • Works Collaboratively with members of the Homes Board, regional development teams, internal and external project team members and Homes staff across all disciplines
  • Promotes and lives the St. Modwen values


  • Maintain knowledge and adhere to relevant Group Policies and Procedures, Legislation and Regulations
  • Develop and ensure safe working practices
  • Relevant degree or similar level technical qualification e.g. Architectural Technologist, Architecture, Urban Design
  • Significant experience in volume residential design
  • Excellent knowledge of Building regulations and NHBC legislation
  • Excellent knowledge of Health and safety/CDM regulations
  • Competent user of Autodesk Revit software
  • Planning, organising and prioritising skills
  • Full UK driving licence

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Our expert recruitment team will be in contact with you soon to update you on the progress of your application. As part of our best practice recruitment process all successful candidates will be subject to background screening checks. Further detail on what is required as part of this process will be provided to you during this update. In the meantime, if you have any questions about our recruitment process please contact

Please note, we partner with Morson International to carry out background checks on all new colleagues.  If you’d like to know more about this, or you have any questions, please  don’t hesitate in contacting us at