Design Technician

Tannochside, SCOTLAND | 4 months
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Competitive salary

Job Description

Competitive salary
Tannochside , Lanarkshire
Permanent, full-time
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Design Technician

The Stewart Milne Group is one of the UK’s leading home builders, concentrating on building quality residential homes and commercial builds for a range of customers including government bodies, private and public companies, local councils and private clients. We have a reputation for high quality and innovation with a market leading position based on our expertise, innovation, quality and our commitment to providing the best service to our customers.

Our Timber Systems division is the leading provider of Timber Frame construction solution to the Private, Social / Affordable and Commercial / public works sectors. We operate throughout the United Kingdom and have two manufacturing plants, Witney Oxfordshire and Aberdeen Scotland, with regional offices in Glasgow and Manchester.

Reporting to the Design Manager, this role is undertake the design of timber frame superstructures, roofs, joinery and quantify associated components in accordance with the customer’s architectural designs, the agreed specification, the structural engineering and all to the required budgetary costs and requisite quality standards.


  • Deliver design which meets criteria for customer service, HSE&Q, budgetary limitations and working within the standard system protocols
  • Ensure accuracy of pre-design, production for walls floors, roofs, setting out and detail drawings; fabrication for steel, stair flights etc, quantification and creation of Bills of Materials for all structural and joinery components, document control
  • Ensure design meets agreed standards for programme compliance, quality and materials budget
  • Ensure designs are value engineered to support internal and external customers with design related queries
  • Proactively offer appropriate solutions using alternative materials and possible post contract variations

Essential Technical Expertise

  • A good working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • A good working knowledge of Consultec timber frame software or Mitek / Gangnail truss design software
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the construction industry, preferably timber frame

Salary and Benefits

Stewart Milne Group is proud to develop our employees, offering career development and promotion opportunities across the Group.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Benefits Package

If this sounds like the right step for your career, please apply via link or email

Required skills
  • Mitek
  • Design
  • timber frame
  • Gangnail
  • Consultec

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