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Head of Technical

Location: London
Industry: Product Design
Discipline: Technical Manager
System: AutoCAD
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Holidays

Head of Technical

Are you natural leader looking for a new challenge in the creative and design industry? We're working with a company who design, build some unique large and small scale temporary installations.

They have a exceptional team of designers and builders who make their clients ideas come to life, utilising their own workshop, they cover the complete 360 of any project.

As they continually grow year upon year, and the increase in demand grows, they are now looking for a Head of Technical to join them in their journey.

Primary Duties:

  • Interpreting creative visualisations with due consideration to both safety and the final aesthetic
  • Material selection, allocation and ordering for project
  • Technical drawings and specification in AutoCad and SketchUp
  • Specifying rigging equipment required for installation and all lifting operations
  • Writing and producing concise installation guides and lifting plans
  • Writing Risk Assessments and Safe Methods of Work
  • Ability to develop budgets, cost estimations and insights into spending trends during the project process
  • Attending overnight installations of projects when required and managing the site team
  • Working with existing Senior PMs and managing Junior/ Mid-weight PMs
  • Running work schedules for the Technical Dept and prioritising accordingly
  • Provide training and advice to new/less experienced team members

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Technical understanding of design and build processes
  • Experience using AutoCAD/Sketchup
  • Working knowledge of LOLER, PUWER and HASAWA is beneficial
  • Confident in either Carpentry/Metalwork/Rigging is beneficial

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