Technician or Consultant Urban Designer/Masterplanner
The Environmental Dimension Partnership Ltd (EDP) is a highly regarded and successful multi-disciplinary environmental planning consultancy undertaking projects across the country from our offices in Cardiff, Cirencester, and Cheltenham.
Working at EDP is fun, challenging and rewarding. We place significant value on our EDP Team as they make us who we are. We are extremely proud of the culture and brand we have built, and we have exceptional staff retention across our four offices. We pride ourselves in having kept our sociable small team culture; even in times of growth.
Due to exciting new instructions and continued growth we are now seeking a Technician or Consultant Urban designer/Masterplanner to join our Masterplanning team in either our Cirencester or Cardiff office.
We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and highly organised team player with a sound knowledge of urban design and a genuine interest in the environment. Our ideal candidate will be proactive, positive and a confident communicator, and preferably with experience gained in a design practice working on urban design and masterplanning projects. You will have first class computer and graphic skills and excellent verbal and visual presentation abilities and be knowledgeable of housing layouts. Experience of other environmental disciplines would be an advantage.
The successful candidate will be able to visually communicate using a range of medium including AutoCAD, Vectorworks, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D design software and hand drawing. Working knowledge of GIS software would be an advantage. The role will include the production of all typical masterplanning services, including: feasibility appraisals; concept schemes; urban design appraisals; morphology studies; preparation of public consultation materials and stakeholder events; Design and Access Statements and masterplans.
Our masterplanning approach is environmentally-led with a strong focus on innovative green infrastructure planning and design. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills by working closely with our existing team of experienced masterplanners and learning directly from the other core disciplines within the company. EDP firmly believes in supporting and developing its team members and considers this role a great opportunity for someone to assist us on a wide range of projects with support and mentorship to develop their own career.
In addition to the right qualifications and experience you will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be personable, innovative and proactive. You will be able to work effectively on your own and as part of a team, and hold a full, valid UK driving licence.
We offer a very competitive benefits package, which includes pension contribution; private health insurance; life assurance; 30 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) and a generous profit share bonus scheme.
To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Team EDP teamEDP@edp-uk.co.uk and please state your office location preference should you have one.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the EDP team are predominantly home working with limited access to our offices. All interviews will take place over Microsoft Teams or Zoom, and the role will be home based at present. We have adapted to this new way of working, ensuring that our team members are supported and engaged with each other over digital platforms. Site work continues as normal and we have robust Health and Safety policies and procedures in place to maintain a duty of care to all our team members.
We will be reviewing applications as they are received, with the intention to appoint as soon as possible.
EDP is an equal opportunities employer