Senior Timber Frame Designer

UK-Highlands & Islands
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At Robertson, we build much more than just ground-breaking infrastructure. We build brilliant communities, we build forward-thinking businesses, and we build the kind of amazing, career-transforming futures that our people look forward to every day.


We’re one of the UK’s largest, independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies – and we’re still growing fast. The way we work is innovative and transformative, our people are passionate and knowledgeable, our culture is warm, friendly and family-driven, and with over 50 years’ experience of our industry, our clients trust us to deliver everything we promise.


This role will be working for Robertson Timber Engineering Limited based in Elgin.

Your new role

  • Agree design programmes and budgets and deliver against these
  • Source and coordinate external structural engineering and design input on commercially attractive terms
  • Manage the production of fabrication and construction drawings and schedules
  • Monitor and maintain internal and subcontract/supplier design competence & performance
  • Define, monitor and accurately report performance at agreed intervals
  • Actively seek continuous improvement to deliver “zero defects” in compliance with CDM regulations
  • Complete drawings, specifications and any other documentation to the required standards
  • Approve all drawings and specifications prior to issue
  • Liaise directly with Clients as and when required
  • Secure, organise and manage resources to achieve deadlines and identify conflicts
  • Produce accurate management reports as and when required by the Managing Director
  • Define and implement operating procedures relevant to areas of accountability
  • Ensure the awareness and implementation of and compliance with the Quality, Health & Safety and Human Resource Policies and Procedures

What's in it for me

  • Educated to HND/HNC level in relevant discipline
  • Proficient user of AutoCAD and Consultec software
  • Experience of commercial/private housing design
  • Experience of roof truss and joist design packages desirable
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Methodical and numerate
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to manage others
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Hours of Work:
38.75 hors per week (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm)



Robertson is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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