CAD Space Planner

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Bradford
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

6 month contact with the possibility of permanent thereafter.

Job Purpose
The key requirement of this role is to support Property & Facilities team in providing space planning and CAD drawing across the Corporate estate. The space planning activity will range from small office moves to redesign and refurbishment projects; translating stakeholder requirements from concept to drawings and provide technical support to the FM and Projects teams. you will support the Design team in translating client requirements from conceptual design to drawings, and drawing packages, and provide technical support to project leaders and project teams.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update CAD drawings of the Estate, including all corporate and technical sites
  • Provide accurate CAD drawings, plans, sections and elevations for accommodation change requests
  • Work with P&FM sub teams to understand stakeholder requirements and translate into CAD drawing which meeting with building regulation compliance
  • Attend meetings with stakeholders to understand requirements
  • Present drawings at various levels, explaining rationale for design
  • Challenge stakeholders and teams (where appropriate) ensuring design solutions are cost effective and future proof the estate

Key Interfaces

  • Director Property, Facilities & Fleet
  • Business Directors and HoDs
  • Head of Facilities
  • Head of Real Estate
  • Property & Facilities Project Managers
  • Various business stakeholders
  • Facilities Management team

Required critical behaviours

  • Red Hot - A can-do attitude and the ability to work independently and lead the strategic direction ensure all activities are delivered in line with expectations
  • Straight Up - Honest, decent, straight up.
  • Insatiable Curiosity - We're always asking 'how can we do better?'. It's about listening and understanding what makes people tick. A constant focus on our customers, our people and our brand.
  • Heartfelt Service - We are warm, honest and authentic. Everything we do says 'we give a damn'.
  • Delightfully Surprising - Fresh. Different. Defying expectations. The little touches that set us apart.
  • Smart Disruption - Combining business know-how and creative thinking to challenge the predictable and create better ways of doing things that help us punch above our weight
  • Flexible approach to work demands, and an enthusiastic, collaborative and professional work ethic

Required key skills (functional / technical)

  • Fully conversant in AutoCAD
  • Ideally fluent in Photoshop, InDesign, SketchUp and Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Developed understanding of client requirements and knowledge of commercial workplace projects
  • Excellent command of the English language together with a high standard of oral and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of design and construction processes
  • Problem solving ability
  • Keen sense for technical accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • Demonstrable experience within an architectural role
  • Strong technical skills
  • Evidence of a strong portfolio of design projects
  • Experience on commercial projects
  • Knowledge of current UK building regulations working to tight deadlines

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