NHBC Senior Construction Technician
NHBC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
-31m ago

Job Description

NHBC has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Construction Technician (MMC Systems) to join our team working from our head office in Milton Keynes.

You will work on a full time, permanent basis and earn a highly competitive salary of £37,500 £44,000 per annum.

The purpose of the job is to review submitted information on MMC (Modern Methods of Construction) to help determine if the MMC systems would be acceptable for use in homes covered by NHBC’s Buildmark warranty.

The job holder will review drawings, specifications and other technical information submitted to NHBC and coordinate the review, where required, with structural engineers, fire engineers and building control surveyors.

As a technical specialist within Standards, Innovation and Research, the job holder will contribute to the setting and delivery of NHBC's technical policy, represent NHBC on external and internal technical committees, support the development of NHBC technical publications and provide expert advice on innovative materials, products and systems.

The job holder is to liaise closely with manufacturers, builders, design consultants and developers to understand the system, visiting site and manufacturing facilities where necessary.

The job holder will identify key risks with MMC and communicate them effectively to colleagues around the business to give confidence to home owners in the quality of homes built with MMC systems.

Senior Construction Technician (MMC Systems)

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, you will offer experience of working in house building or production of construction specifications and design details.

You will already offer an understanding of construction technology and will be educated to degree level or a relevant technical qualification.

You will have experience in making complex technical decisions and be able to assess construction details from first principles.

Good organisational skills and an ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks are essential.

Desirable experience will include the following :

  • Research in product specification and performance.
  • Delivering technical presentations.
  • Experience in MMC / offsite manufacture.
  • Chartered membership of appropriate professional institution e.g. CABE, CIOB, RICS etc.
  • A typical background for a Senior Construction Technician could be any of the following capacities : Architectural Technician, Building Surveyor or a similar discipline within the construction industry.

    Benefits as our Senior Construction Technician (MMC Systems) :

  • £37,500 - £44,000 (depending on experience).
  • Company Car.
  • 26 days pa annual leave with additional days for long service.
  • Pension scheme accredited to Pension Mark Plus standards (up to 10.5% of salary employer contribution) with life assurance of 4 x salary.
  • Funded private medical insurance.
  • Cycle purchase scheme.
  • High street discounts and preferential gym rates.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Always happy to talk flexible working

    We encourage employees to work flexibly in different ways including home working, field working and both formal and informal flexible working arrangements.

    We don’t promise we can offer you what you want, but we are always happy to talk flexible working. In the interview process we’ll discuss this more with you.

    Diversity and Inclusion

    NHBC is committed to equal opportunities for all. We are a signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant and the Women in Finance Charter.

    Our inclusive culture helps us to maintain competitive advantage as we aim to attract people from diverse backgrounds to complement our team.

    Underlying our overall commitment to equality is the fundamental belief in the right of all employees and customers to be treated with dignity and respect and to be guaranteed freedom from discrimination.

    Our Values

    Excellent - Proud and professional in all that we do.

    Connected - Collaborating, sharing and achieving success as a team.

    Human - Challenging, supporting and respecting each other.

    Progressive - Inspired by possibilities, learning and adapting together.

    Why work with NHBC as our Senior Construction Technician (MMC Systems) ?

    Our purpose is to work with the house building industry to raise the standards of new homes and provide protection for homeowners.

    Homes are at the heart of all our lives and our employees are proud to be making a difference to improving the standards of house building in the UK.

    Being an independent non-profit distributing company with no shareholders enables us to focus on our mission. NHBC is the home warranty provider of choice, we currently insure over 1.

    6m homes, with a market share of approximately 80%.

    The UK continues to see an increase in the number of new homes being built and the opportunities here are immense. Join us and we’ll offer constant challenge and ample scope to build a career in a refreshingly open, inspiring and friendly environment.

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