Engineer – Housing & Residential

  • Think Recruitment
  • Derby, , United Kingdom
  • Jan 31, 2016

Job Description

Company Been building quality new build homes since 1958, and are now recognised as the highest quality national house builder. The Role To undertake the technical function of all technical, engineering aspects of the division from land acquisition through to site completions and final adoptions. Responsibilities: Provide a practical and cost effective technical service to the division Procure site investigations, surveys, service information etc. to assist the design process. Management of the technical process ensuring that best practice is followed and that costs are controlled Ensure best value is observed in procuring site service contracts To oversee the design and detailing carried out by externally appointed Consulting Engineer's responsible for providing designs for new estate roads and sewers, including Section 38, 104 and S278 agreements. Secure adoption agreements; S38, S104 and S278 to suit the development programme. To deliver a clear and concise technical briefing to all the related departments at pre-start stage To support the Commercial / Construction / Sales department with any issues that may arise To assist the solicitors in the processing of purchaser queries Ensure that the site adoptions process is followed and that the associated agreements are in place and that the bond value is kept to a minimum Monitor and control the professional fees budget and update fee reports on monthly basis for incorporation into the Board Pack Report. Liaise with our technical team members and planners to seek discharge of building regulations and planning conditions. Liaise with Building Control Bodies to clear engineering related conditions.The Ideal Candidate: Excellent Communicator with high detail orientation Extensive experience of working within established development methodologies Ability to prioritise tasks to meet changing business needs Knowledge and understanding of the major functions within the remit of technical services and how they impact on site acquisition and development Qualified to degree level or HNC/HND in a related subject with relevant experience Knowledge and aptitude to identify those issues with impact on and value or development costs and to make the correct allowances.The Package & Benefits Competitive Base Salary Company Bonus Scheme Company Car or Car Allowance 25 Days Holiday Money Purchase Pension Scheme Choice of Flexible Benefits



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