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Working at Hopkins Homes is rewarding, engaging and offers you plenty of opportunity for progression. While the work is often challenging, you will always feel part of a team that’s pulling together to deliver something truly special.

This is our life’s work. Make it yours, too.

Current Vacancies

Architectural Technician

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a new in-house working drawing team that will be responsible for the preparation of the full range of dwelling construction drawings including site plans in Revit.

Duties will include:

– Producing the full range of construction drawings including site plans together with any other relevant plans and specifications
– May require involvement in multi-sites at any one time working as part of a team
– Ensure that all information is available to the technical and other relevant departments to suit the project programme
– Liaise with House Type Design Co-ordinator with regard to any matters arising that affect the template house type
– Setting up and managing Revit templates
– Setting up and managing Revit Families
– Setting up and managing drafting standards
– Creating Revit components
– Producing schedules from the Revit models
– Developing 2D technical construction drawings
– BIM coordination/management
– Liaising with in house teams, external consultants and suppliers

Ideal requirements for this role will include:

– Must have Revit experience, at least one year ideally
– Relevant residential experience preferred
– Working knowledge of latest Building Regulations and upcoming amendments
– Capable of working within a team or independently
– Working knowledge of Revit Families
– Full UK Drivers Licence

Benefits include a competitive salary based on experience and, upon completion of probationary period, company pension scheme and private healthcare.

To apply for this position, please submit a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Quantity Surveyor

We are seeking a motivated, highly driven and commercially astute Quantity Surveyor to join our Commercial team.

As a Quantity Surveyor you will be accountable for the commercial management of various new build residential projects across East Anglia reporting to the Head of Surveying.

Ideal requirements for this role will include:
– Good knowledge of Quantity Surveying practices and procedures.
– Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying (BSc) or similar (HNC/HND)
– Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
– A good understanding of construction practices.
– The ability to work as part of a team, but also be disciplined and self-motivated to manage individual workload to strict deadlines.
– Computer literate with competency in Microsoft packages
– Knowledge of COINS (preferred).
– Previous experience in new build residential sector (preferred).

Main duties will include:
– Collating tender documentation
– Carrying out the full tendering process
– Managing numerous sites simultaneously
– Subcontractor appraisal and assessment
– Contract award and contract management
– Providing cost estimates
– Cost planning/forecasting
– Budget management and cost reporting
– Valuations and processing payments
– Variation control and management
– Attending site visits and project team meetings

Benefits include a competitive salary based on experience, fully expensed company car or car allowance and, upon completion of probationary period, company pension scheme and private healthcare.

There are two positions available.

To apply for this position, please submit a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

New Homes Sales Consultants

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the award-winning team at Hopkins Homes. As East Anglia’s largest independent property developer, building exceptional collections of beautiful homes, we are continuing to expand this successful business and are seeking Sales Consultants for our developments in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambrideshire.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate as record of achievement in new home sales. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is happy to take on the sole responsibility of running a busy sales office independently, managing a varied workload and giving exceptional customer service. Candidates must also have a minimum of 2 years’ new homes sales experience.

Applicants should possess outstanding communication skills, be confident users of IT, have a full driving licence and their own transport.

The role is for Thursday to Monday working.

Benefits include a competitive salary based on experience and, upon completion of probationary period, company pension scheme and healthcare. Commission and bonus schemes also apply.

To apply for this position, please submit a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Senior Layout Designer / Design Manager

The foundation of Hopkins Homes is based on a commitment to design excellence and quality which is reflected in the tradition and character of each of our individual developments. We are renowned for building new homes with character and style throughout East Anglia.

As part of our continued expansion, we are looking to recruit a Senior Layout Designer to join our award-winning Design Team. The successful applicant will become actively involved in all aspects of the design process, from initial feasibility study through to the preparation of planning application drawings, on a wide variety of exciting residential projects throughout East Anglia.

Essential Skills

– An understanding of Urban Design including the principles of Placemaking.
– An understanding of planning policy, design guides and the preparation of design codes.
– Excellent CAD skills including the use of Revit/AutoCAD and Photoshop, including the ability to produce presentation quality material.
– The ability to be able to sketch freehand.
– An ability to prepare detailed, commercially viable feasibility sketches and studies in accordance with an agreed site brief.
– The ability to prepare and compile detailed planning application drawings including house types, external works layouts and external materials schedules.
– The confidence to be able to take responsibility and lead where appropriate whilst being equally comfortable working in collaboration with a small, dedicated design team.
– Excellent visual and oral communication skills.
– Keen to join a progressive, award winning, multi-talented Design Team.
– An appreciation of what constitutes “good design”.
– A minimum of five years’ experience working either for a residential developer or architectural practice specialising in residential design.
– Full UK Drivers Licence

Benefits include a competitive salary based on experience, fully expensed company car or car allowance and, upon completion of probationary period, company pension scheme and private healthcare.

To apply for this position, please submit a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

We’re always looking for talented people

If you can’t see a suitable vacancy but want to become a valuable part of the Hopkins Group, then we want to hear from you.

Send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] or to our Head Office address below.