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Timber Frame Designer

Job description

Job Title: Timber Frame Designer
Location: Leicestershire

Thorn Baker's Multiple Award-Winning client is looking for a Timber Frame Designer to join their team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work for a company which values integrity, caring, and quality in all areas.

You will prepare, design and coordinate of closed- and open-panel timber frame designs and Building Information Models. 

What's in it for you:

  • Competitive salary + annual bonus
  • Company car, car/travel allowance
  • Up to 33 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare and Dental Insurance
  • Contributory pension scheme & life assurance
  • Share incentive & Employee reward scheme.

About you:

  • Self-motivated, able to self-manage.
  • Strong communication, training, & leadership skills
  • Strong relationship builder

Your Responsibilities:

  • Producing accurate and efficient wall and floor panel designs in line with specification, including producing cutting lists and CNC files for the factory
  • Co-ordinating third-party floor & roof information
  • Following CDM regulations throughout the design process
  • Product development and innovation.
  • Attend regular production meetings and site feedback meetings.
  • Produce accurate Bills of Materials and ancillary Take-offs.
  • Provide technical assistance to site teams and factory colleagues, wherever required.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role elsewhere, such as Modern Methods or Offsite Construction.
  • Experience using 3D CAD software such as AutoCAD, Revit or Inventor. Also, WoodEngine, Consultec, Horizon, HSBcad or similar software is essential to the role.
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications such as Excel, Word, and Teams required.
  • Understanding of materials/components used in the construction of low-rise buildings, as well as current building regulations.
  • Experience with steel detailing, "I" Joist floor design, and designing trussed roofs required.
  • Revit & Pamir experience would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Qualification in Architectural Technology would be advantageous but not essential.

KEY SKILLS: SMSTS, First Aid at Work, CSCS, Timber Frame Design, AutoCAD.

For more information on the role please contact Rhian at Thorn Baker on 07969 972 412 or email: