Technical Advisor - Construction Materials

Berry Rowan Recruitment Solutions
Up to £30,000
19 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Technical Advisor

Full time permanent position in Royal Portbury Docks, Bristol

Salary up to £30,000

Leading supplier of Passive Fire Protection materials which have pioneered the development of products that protect lives and livelihoods for over 50 years are seeking a Technical Advisor to join their brand new team based in Royal Portbury Docks, near Bristol.

As Technical Advisor, you will provide ongoing technical support to both internal and external customers within the field of passive fire protection. Delivering exception support in a timely manner to meet the customers' requirements whilst providing support through specification, detailing using AutoCAD, risk management and professional judgement gained from previous relevant experience.

In return for your hard work and dedication you will soon become a valued asset to the team and the company. This is a very exciting time to join the company who value and invest in their employees and they provide training and development opportunities throughout your career with them. Construction related graduates with appetite and enthusiasm will be considered alongside more experienced candidates.

The Technical Advisor will develop customer relationships through ongoing communication and system/solution delivery. They will provide a level of continuous innovation support along with delivery and management of team/individual projects. Using AutoCAD for construction drawing and detailing it is also important you have a working knowledge of Construction Standards and Regulation.

The main responsibilities of the Technical Advisor:

- To answer all technical enquiries and undertake any further action that is required to satisfy the enquiry
- To assist the ASM's with Project packs, specialised CAD details as required
- To assist in professional technical judgements to produce fire engineered solution documentation
- To be a single point of contact on allocated projects
- Develop a close working relationship with Developers, Specifies, Main Contractors, Specialist Sub Contractors & Internal Departments
- To manage and measure risk on detailed designs and communications
- To support training of ASM, Commercial Teams in Specification production, system training
- To promote the department & company to our customers both internal & external
- To supply specialist CAD details to external customers on on-going projects
- To provide design support for bespoke detailing
- To provide Technical Assistance to Marketing, Systems development & system support departments
- Support development of all company literature

Experience, skills & qualifications required of the Technical Advisor:

- Highly computer literate - MS Office Suite
- AutoCAD
- A strong level of technical experience
- Knowledge of construction detailing
- Good working knowledge of Construction Standards and Regulations
- HNC/HND educated in a Building, Architect or Structural Engineering related field &/or with relevant field experience
- Honed communication skills whether written, face to face and particularly over the phone - must be comfortable dealing with people at all levels
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Reliable, highly organised and conscientious
- A keen sense of urgency with time management and prioritisation skills
- Worked within an administration environment
- Team Player

Desirable experience & skills of the Technical Advisor:

- Degree educated or HNC/HND in a Fire Engineering, Building, Architectural or Civil/Structural Engineering related field &/or with relevant field experience
- Worked within the construction design sector related to passive fire protection

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Berry Rowan Recruitment Solutions are acting as independent Recruitment Consultants in respect of this role.