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TREE AND LANDSCAPE – CAD TECHNICIAN

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

May 2018

 

COMPANY BACKGROUND

The Tree and Woodland Company was set up in 2010 and offers consultancy and implementation services for tree and woodland projects throughout the UK.  There are currently 4 full-time staff as well as self employed sub-contractors. Our key skills are management of trees in historic landscapes, hazard tree assessment and woodland management on large estates, managing trees in development sites, and golf course tree management. We provide specialist advice, draw up work recommendations, project manage, and also deliver work proposals using our team of sub-contractors.

 

BACKGROUND TO ROLE

The person in this role will be responsible for supporting the arboricultural team in the production of surveys and reports. The scope of the role will cover the production of drawings in various software packages; report co-ordination and formatting; assistance with planting designs and onsite project management. It is predominantly therefore an office-based role, with some scope for site work.  The Tree and Landscape Technician will report to the Senior Arboriculturalist, and work alongside other team members. The role has developed out of business growth, and the consequent need for full-time support to the arboricultural consultancy team.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creation of arboricultural and landscape drawings in AutoCAD, Adobe, and Illustrator; e,g, development-related tree plans, landscape masterplans, historic landscape restoration plans.
  • Report co-ordination, formatting, and checking.
  • Assistance with planting designs and production of planting bills of quantities.
  • Assistance with project management of planting projects onsite.
  • Keeping electronic and hard copy filing of jobs up to date.
  • Assist with updating company website and preparation of marketing materials

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

Essential:

  • Competent in use of AutoCAD, Adobe, Illustrator, or keen to learn these programmes
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Reasonable working knowledge of trees, landscape design and/or horticulture
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, working with other team members.

Desirable:

  • Experience of planting design work.
  • Use of GIS mapping systems.

  

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • At least 1 years’ experience in an arboricultural / horticultural / landscape role.
  • Arboricultural or landscape qualifications valuable.

 

HOURS AND SALARY

  • 37.5 hours per week, 9am – 5pm with half hour break. Working hours have some flexibility by agreement.
  • Competitive Pay rate to be based on experience.

 

CLOSING DATE for applications is June 1st, 2018.

 

HOW TO APPLY

You can apply via LinkedIn: https://preview.tinyurl.com/ydav8wmf,

OR

Email your CV to Nicola McKinlay: nm@treeandwoodland.co.uk 

A cover letter to tell us more about you is welcomed, but not neccessary.

Please note, we are unable to communicate regularly on this forum - therefore, please direct all questions to the email above.

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