Timber Frame Detailer

Salary £25 - 35k DOE
Industry Construction
Experience Junior - Senior
Type Permanent
Location Kent


1. Designing
1) Accurately and efficiently detail timber frame structures
2) Quantify and produce a material schedule for timber frame design elements
3) Designing to current CDM regulations
4) Liaising clearly and promptly with;
a. Project architects – to establish the design
b. Project engineers – to establish the design
c. Project clients – to establish the design
d. internal office – to report on project statuses
e. Contracts team – to propose the design, and resolve issues
f. Truss and floor joist designers – to establish the design
g. Steel and glulam fabricators – to establish the design
h. On site agents – to propose the design, discuss buildability and resolve issues
5) Detail all projects to be in accordance with programmed deliverables
6) Attendance of Design Team Meetings on projects
2. Technical
1) Resolve onsite issues and problems in accordance with company procedures
2) Follow QC procedures
3) Develop and contribute to design procedures
4) Keep up to date with latest design software
3. Developmental
1) Train and develop design skills within design department
2) Develop in-house technical knowledge
3) Develop and advance skills and knowledge of junior detailers
Scope: To undertake approximately 40 projects per annum. Typical project value of £150-400k. Customer base of
circa 30 organisations.
Degree of supervision: Works within the broad directives of the Pre-Commencement Manager. Reports weekly on
project progress in terms of timescales, milestones, sign off status and RFIs.
Working conditions: Pace of work is often demanding, working within strict time pressures; involves overall
responsibility for a large number of contracts simultaneously.

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