Graduate Designer

Winchester, Hampshire
Competitive salary dependant on experience
26 Jun 2018
26 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity to further develop your knowledge of construction design from a team who are committed to your personal and career development.You will produce working drawings/design under supervision in accordance with the specifications received from the client and amendments agreed at pre-order stage.


  • Attend training courses as set out in your training and development plan
  • Production of working drawings/design in accordance with the specifications received from the customer and amendments agreed with the customer at pre-order stage.   Ensuring that drawings are within the cost budget of the estimate and that there are clearly defined methods of construction, setting out requirements and materials used.
  • Developing an understanding of roofing, cladding and glazing systems.
  • Ensuring that all project information received from the client is appropriately transmitted to the relevant department.
  • Producing and maintaining a contract design file
  • Submitting designs for internal review and then on for client approval
  • Organising delivery of samples required by the client and obtaining approval of samples.
  • Working within a company CDM design procedure.
  • regularly liaising with other departments, Buying, Estimating, Quantity Surveying and Site Managers.
  • Chasing and requesting of outstanding information from clients.
  • Producing flashing schedules, procurement schedules and fixing lists in sufficient time to allow for internal review and checking procedures and to meet manufactures delivery dates.
  • Production and issuing of operation and maintenance manuals.
  • Developing an understanding of the principles of building design, construction and associated services.
  • Sending e-mails, letters and making telephone calls in order to obtain all the information necessary.
  • Photocopying and distributing contractual information to internal departments.
  • Keeping daily timesheet records of contracts worked on for billing purposes.
  • providing support to Design Manager and all members of the team.

About you:

  • You will have a degree or equivalent, ideally in a design related subject. 
  • You will have high standards of numeracy, oral and written communication skills and be able to demonstrate a capability to organise and prioritise workloads effectively and on own initiative. 
  • To make the most of this Graduate role you will need to have passion for modern construction projects, be pro-active in your learning and resilient within the working environment.
  • You will be someone who takes ownership for their work and be able to represent the company's interests in a tactically appropriate way.  The successful candidate will have impeccable communication skills as this role will involve extensive communication internal and external customers.

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