The Tech Head
Whether it’s testing, troubleshooting, or cooperating with technical teams, construction always needs someone that is truly tech-savvy. That’s where a tech head comes in.
Tech heads love to support their colleagues using their in-depth knowledge. Tech heads are extremely organised and solution-driven, making them the go-to guru for all things tech.
Tech heads often:
- Troubleshoot, test and repair technical equipment
- Diagnose errors and technical problems and determine solutions
- Cooperate with technical teams and share information across the organisation
- Make recommendations on repairs, diagnostics and equipment
- Take drawings and produce one set of computer models using specialised programmes
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Architectural technicianSalaries are in the region of £48,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Architectural technicians specialise in presenting building designs using technology. They provide technical guidance to clients and liaise with construction design teams to bring new structures to life. As an architectural technician, you’d be working with architects to help develop building models, ahead of construction taking place.
Bid managerSalaries are in the region of £70,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
A bid writer is responsible for preparing and writing the detailed commercial documents, such as pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQs) and tenders, that companies submit to win new contracts. It is a very important position within an organisation as it requires excellent organisational skills and is crucial for companies to win new contracts.
BIM coordinatorSalaries are in the region of £50,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
BIM (Building Information Modelling) coordinators are responsible for digital processes associated with the design and construction stages of a project. They ensure 3D models, drawings and structural data are hosted in one, accessible place and deliver project information model to clients.
BIM managerSalaries are in the region of £90,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
BIM (Building Information Modelling) managers act as collaborators between the client’s team, design team, contractor team and supply chain. As a BIM Manager, you will oversee the production of project information models which contain 3D visualisations that bring together data, drawings and schedules associated with the design and construction phase of a project.
Building technicianSalaries are in the region of £30,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Building technicians assist with essential tasks around construction projects and building works. As a building technician, you could be overseeing a range of tasks, from monitoring build progress, to negotiating with suppliers, preparing site plans and estimating costs.
Clerk of worksSalaries are in the region of £60,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
A clerk of works inspects the workmanship, quality and safety of work on construction sites and reports back to senior managers and clients. As a clerk of work, you’d be conducting regular site inspections and checking that building plans are being followed correctly. You’d check that work is being carried out to the correct specifications and legal, safety and environmental standards.
Field technicianSalaries are in the region of £40,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
A field technician handles on-site servicing, diagnostics and repairs for a company’s electrical products or equipment. This can range from computers, heating and cooling systems, security systems, heavy machinery, and more. Field technicians may work on-site at factories, manufacturing plants or on construction sites.
Highways maintenance technicianSalaries are in the region of £35,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Highways maintenance technicians oversee the maintenance and repair of highways and roads. They regularly monitor for damage, deal with public enquiries, liaise with local authorities and utility companies, and make repairs to pavements, street furniture, road markings and more.
IT support analystSalaries are in the region of £40,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
IT support analysts find IT solutions to enhance business operations, efficiency, and productivity. An IT support analyst can help to resolve a variety of technical issues relating to their organisation’s computer systems, telecommunications network, LANs, WANs and desktop computers, whether these components are located on-site or in the field.
Rail systems engineerSalaries are in the region of £70,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
A rail systems engineer is responsible for providing insight and technical engineering expertise on railway projects and systems such as traction power, train and traffic signal controls, fare collection, rail vehicles and more.
Setting out engineerSalaries are in the region of £55,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Setting out engineers use sites plans, technology and precision instruments to pinpoint and mark structural features above and below ground before construction work begins. They use clear markers to indicate where structures are going to be installed, including access roads, foundations, gas, electricity and water facilities, and drainage systems. They ensure that workers on the site adhere to these markers.
Structural engineerSalaries are in the region of £55,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Structural engineers ensure structures can withstand the stresses and pressures imposed by use and the environment. They calculate stability, strength and rigidity and make sure the right materials are used for each project, whether it is a new-build, conversion or renovation. As a structural engineer, you could work on residential projects, shops and offices, bridges and offshore rigs, theatres, museums and hospitals, or even space satellites.
Structural engineering technicianSalaries are in the region of £35,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
A structural engineering technician plays a key role in the design, planning, and construction of building projects, helping to assess whether building plans and materials are suitable. They work closely with design teams and architects to ensure the safety of a structure.
Technical coordinatorSalaries are in the region of £45,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Technical coordinators handle technical aspects of a project. Depending on the area of construction they work in, they could be handling enquiries, helping to produce and interpret technical diagrams, plans and paperwork, drawing up delivery schedules, and dealing with project administration.
Welder engineerSalaries are in the region of £35,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
Welder engineers are trained welders who work on the design, maintenance and development of a wide range of welding systems in industries like aerospace, construction and civil engineering. They may research more effective welding techniques or design more efficient equipment to aid in the welding process.
AssessorSalaries are in the region of £38,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location/employer
An assessor supports and assesses students working towards a vocational qualification within a college, training centre, or workplace. It's an assessor’s job to ensure that trainees meet the occupational standards required to achieve their qualifications. Many assessor positions involve both teaching and assessing.