NHBC Construction Technician (Standards)

Recruiter
NHBC
Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£30,500 - £35,500 + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted
01 Apr 2019
Ref
NHBC5035
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level
Executive

NHBC has an exciting opportunity for a NHBC Construction Technician (Standards)  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 £30,500 – £35,500 per annum.

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 people are proud to be making a difference and improving the standard of new homes 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.

About the NHBC Construction Technician (Standards) role

Working in the Standards, Innovation and Research department, you will provide technical support to colleagues within NHBC and the house-building industry, as well as assisting with the development of NHBC’s technical guidance. The role will primarily be investigating technical issues relating to house-building technologies, methods and materials and will be to provide accurate responses to technical enquiries from a range of people, including NHBC colleagues, house builders, construction professionals, product manufacturers and homeowners.

About our ideal NHBC Construction Technician (Standards)

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, you will offer a good knowledge of house-building methods and related technical issues. You will offer excellent communication skills, both orally and in written form with excellent organisational qualities.

You will already offer construction experience, preferably in house building, perhaps from working on site or in a design, surveying or engineering role. Ideally, you will already offer a relevant construction based qualification. An ideal candidate will already have membership of an appropriate recognised professional institution (e.g. CIOB / CABE) or be working towards it.

A typical background for a Construction Technician could be any of the following capacities: Architectural Technician, Building Surveyor or a similar discipline within the construction industry.

Salary / Benefits you’ll receive as our NHBC Construction Technician (Standards)

- £30,500 to £35,500 (depending on experience).

- 6% bonus.

- Company Car.

- 25 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.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our NHBC Construction Technician (Standards) then click apply now. We’d love to hear from you.

NHBC is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities. We are a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and the Women in Finance Charter. We value diversity, understand our inclusive culture helps our business maintain its competitive advantage and aim to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to complement our team.

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