Salary and Package: up to £55,000 (depending on experience), Company Car or Allowance, Healthcare, Pension
National house builder delivering new build properties to a wide range of customers varying from luxury family homes to townhouses, cottages and apartments located in new communities, urban, suburban or rural locations creating places of character and quality. Their homes are designed to work for the way people live today with materials and landscaping that reflect their commitment to quality, style and character.
As a Development Engineer you will provide support as necessary in relation to demolition, earthworks, road and sewer works, groundworks, external works, specialist contractor works, services and other production related activities on a number of allocated housing developments.
Development Engineer responsibilities:
" Review technical information and reports for potential new land opportunities and provide input into initial development feasibility appraisals.
" Commission site surveys, technical investigations and reports from external consultants and the design team.
" Obtain consultant fee proposals and monitor expenditure against agreed budgets.
" Provide technical input into specifications for demolition, remediation and site preparatory works.
" Coordinate and contribute to the provision of design information for earthworks, roads, sewers, building foundations and development levels.
" Review engineering design information and ensure all design solutions are the most cost effective and practical, and comply with the relevant building regulations and warranty provider (NHBC) standards.
" Liaise with highways and water adoption authorities to seek Technical Approvals for Section 273/38 road designs and Section 104 sewer designs.
" Collate and issue drawing packages and construction information for both tendering and construction works in an orderly manner and to the required timescales.
" Assist in the negotiation and release of engineering related planning conditions.
" Attend and actively participate in design and progress meetings as required for each development.
" Undertake regular site visits to complete inspections with relevant authorities and contractors to ensure that works are carried out to the required standards.
" Liaise with consultants on a regular basis to ensure that validation / verification reports are available when required.
" Assist with progressing the adoption of roads and sewers.
Knowledge and Skills Required to be successful in the Role
The successful candidate will have a strong design background with a civil discipline, either with a Consultancy or a House Builder.
" 5-10 years' experience of working in the construction industry / housebuilding.
" HNC / degree in an engineering / construction related subject.
" Experience of managing external consultants and design teams.
" Highly organised with excellent attention to detail.
" Ability to work in a fast paced environment and deliver work to a high standard.
" CSCS card or equivalent.
For further information, or if you would like to apply please contact Deena at Fawkes & Reece for a confidential chat or apply via the link provided
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