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Chestnut Homes has been established for over 30 years. We are NHBC A1 rated and enjoy a reputation for building well-designed quality new homes. Most of our customers responding to questionnaires tell us that they will buy from us again, which is great!


We are a family run business, with a friendly, dedicated, and experienced team who work together to deliver quality new homes for our valued customers.


We are looking to recruit an Architectural Technician to work within our design team.  You will not only be able to contribute and add value to the design function, but will also gain valuable experience within a very experienced office.


The Role:


  • Produce planning drawings ready for submission
  • Assist in the developing and preparing of site layouts using the standard range of house types in preparation for feasibility and planning submission
  • Produce supporting documentation such as a DAS for planning applications
  • Assist in the preparation of Building Regulation compliance drawings & supporting information to achieve Building Regulation approval
  • Production of setting out, house type working drawings, external works, electrical layouts and conveyancing drawings to a high standard
  • Revise and update layouts/house type drawings as required and re-issue to the site construction team
  • Assist in the issuing of information to site and setting up of construction and site manuals
  • Collaboratively work with other internal departments
  • Supporting other members of the design/technical team 
  • Work on new house type designs
  • Assist in the creation of a new Revit library of details and construction drawings


The Person:


  • Be proficient in AutoCAD
  • Possess good Revit skills to produce construction drawings & house type drawings in 3D format
  • Have the ability to use software to produce 3D visualisations is a bonus
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have a good understanding of the Building Regulations & NHBC Standards   
  • Be a team player with a can-do attitude, but also self-motivated and comfortable working on own initiative.
  • Willing to learn, be flexible and get involved with a wide range of tasks.
  • Possess a driving licence.
  • Ideally qualified to HNC level in construction or a related subject
  •  A relevant degree would be advantageous but not essential



Our Company and Benefits:

It is our wonderful team that has made us one of the largest and most respected home builders in Lincolnshire. They have passion for our business and work hard, and in return, we are respected and well rewarded. For those with a desire to progress their careers, we are very happy to support, mentor, upskill, and train them. Many of our team have “worked their way up”, and we love that!


You will be based at our office in Langworth, just outside the City of Lincoln.


As part of working for Chestnut Homes, and specifically for this role, we offer:


  • Competitive Salary
  • Incentive Scheme
  • Single Cover Private Medical Insurance
  • Cash Health Plan
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Training and skills development


If you feel that you have the qualifications, skills and drive to carry out the above role and would like to be part of our professional and friendly team, we would love to hear from you.



Please submit your CV and Covering Letter, along with examples of your work to:




Rob Beeson     

Senior Architectural Technologist

Chestnut Homes Ltd

The Old School

Wragby Road






Applications will close at 5 pm on Monday 4th July 2022. 


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