Graduate Design Technician - Architecture

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Graduate Design Technician - Architecture (0851)

Job Title: Graduate Design Technician (Architecture)  

We're looking for bright and committed graduates who will bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to help us become the recognised leader and transform the construction and engineering industry.   

The Laing O'Rourke Graduate Development Programme - what can you expect? 

Our graduate programme is designed to embrace and develop your capabilities. Most importantly, you will be encouraged to continue learning throughout your career. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your personal development and the achievement of professional accreditation as a priority.  
   
Our programme will give you the practical experience, technical learning and professional development while being part of the some of the most exciting construction and infrastructure projects in the UK.  

Entry requirements 

We are looking for graduates who meet the following criteria:  

  • Eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable  
  • Full mobility as you may be required to relocate for your role  
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills  
  • A degree course with a clear route to professional accreditation   
  • Your degree classification should be 2:1 or higher   
  • Entry degrees will be listed within each of our graduate vacancies and differ from     role to role 

Role Overview  

The Design Technician (Architecture) assists the Design Manager in reviewing design information to ensure that it is in line with the design management procedures for completeness and compliance with contractual obligations, including factors such as programme, buildability, safety, maintenance and technical compliance.  The Design Technician is a member of the Technical Function, which is there to ensure technical excellence, assurance and performance across all projects and opportunities from work winning and early engagement through to detailed delivery and post occupation. The role is aligned with our overall strategy to maximise DfMA, Digital Engineering, and Early Engagement. 

Location  

Various projects within the North and South of England  

Qualifications  

Degree's in Design and Construction Management or Architecture 

Professional Accreditation  

CIOB or RIBA  

 

Recruitment Process 

 There are 5 stages to our Graduate Development Programme recruitment process: 

 STEP 1  

APPLY ONLINE  

Complete the online application form and upload a copy of your CV and covering letter.  

 STEP 2  

CV SCREENING  

Your application will be reviewed against the requirements for the role you have applied for.  

 STEP 3  

ONLINE TESTING  

You will be invited to complete a series of psychometric tests tailored to the role you have applied for.   

 STEP 4  

VIDEO INTERVIEW   

Upon successful completion of online tests, you will be invited to a video interview.  

 STEP 5  

ASSESSMENT CENTRE  

Successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment. 

The safety of our people, and of our candidates is our priority and in the current climate, we may alter the format of our assessment centre; either replacing it with a virtual event or where it is safe to do so, and in line with government and health authority guidance, host a socially distanced, covid-secure day. 

Providing you are successful at the assessment centre, you will receive a written, formal offer of employment. This will be a provisional offer that is subject to your degree classification and successful background security and reference checks. 

  

 **The Graduate Development Programme will commence in September 2021** 

 We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 

 

 

 

 


 
  • Title:
    Graduate Design Technician - Architecture
  • Location:
    zTo Be Confirmed
  • Employment type:
    Permanent
  • Job family:
    Design Management
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