Design Support Technician, Stonehouse

We are looking for Design Support Technician to support the Design & Planning department in Stonehouse with administrative and design related tasks during the full life cycle of projects.

About the Role:

The Design Support Technician role will start as an administrative function, however there will be a requirement to undertake technical aspects of design as experience is gained.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake BTEC Level 3, HNC, HND depending on qualifications as part of a structured 4 year training programme.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Design related administrative tasks
  • Ordering Ordnance Survey data
  • Creating design and health and safety documentation
  • Preparation of earthing survey documentation
  • Preparation and submittal of design submission package to DNO and IDNO’s
  • Project Action Tracking
  • Update UKPS IT Management Systems
  • Liaise and effectively communicate with UKPS Design Engineers and Project Managers
  • AutoCAD tasks
  • Manage Design Support e-mail inbox
  • Document control
  • Completion of design drawings under the supervision of Design Engineers

What we are looking for:


  • You should have 6 GCSEs grade A*-C (grade 9 – 4) in English, maths and science or equivalent
  • Optional: One A Level either in maths, physics or engineering with grade C or above, or BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • IT Literate (Microsoft Office)
  • Good written and spoken English is required 


  • Motivated, professional and proactive attitude
  • Good communication skills with high levels of attention to detail
  • Willing to learn and proactive to assume challenges
  • Ability to multi task, prioritise and plan to meet tight deadlines to achieve required targets
  • Team player
  • Proactive with independent working skills

Core Benefits:

In return for your hard work and dedication we can offer you:

  • Competitive starting salary (dependent on experience)
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, rising by 1 day a year after two complete years’ service, up to a maximum of 30 days
  • Death in Service Insurance (3x salary)
  • 5% Employer Pension Contribution
  • Private Medical Insurance (following successful probation)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme

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