Mar 27, 2021

Utilities Coordinator

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  • Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Job Description

Our Story: Bovis Homes and Linden Homes are award-winning brands that make up the housebuilding arm of Vistry Group. With a focus on the customer, they strive to deliver quality homes and service, creating thriving, sustainable communities in the process. The biggest assets for both Bovis and Linden are their people, with teams with specialist skills and experience that span multiple disciplines. We are also proud to have collectively achieved 5 star HBF status. In a Nutshell: As our Services Coordinator you will procure, co-ordinate and monitor performance of utility companies in the servicing of new residential housing developments to ensure the Region's targets are achieved. What we would like from you: Key Responsibilities - Obtain records of existing services and budget cost for the provision of new services for the purpose of land purchase viability. Visit site to ascertain physical record of existing services and review their implication on a proposed residential development. Organise disconnections and removal of services to existing buildings prior to demolition. Procure & coordinate any diversion proposals & off site reinforcement requirements. Procure temporary services to Sales and Build facilities. Procure formal proposals for utility provision to new development, co-ordination the position of mains, services, sub-stations and gas-governors with layout designers and engineers. Produce combined services drawings in CAD format Organise payments at the appropriate time with the commercial team, and monitor costs against budget. Co-ordinate the requirements of wayleave and easement agreements with engineers & legal. Organise preliminary site meetings with all utility companies to agree programme and extent of works. Hold regular meetings with utility companies to monitor performance and agree revisions to programmes. Maintain accurate and comprehensive records of services data such as MPAN & MPR numbers, works order numbers, payment dates, etc. Organise removal of temporary services when site is complete. Organise, implement and monitor installation of street lighting and the energy connections. Obtain electrical test certificates for street lighting, road signage etc. Collate as-built information from all relevant utility providers and Groundworks Contractors for inclusion in the Site Health & Safety File as required under the CDM Regulations.Competencies - Five GCSE's or equivalent (A-C) inc. Maths & English, and, At least 2 A' Levels including Maths or English or Science, or. Equivalent, such as vocational qualifications At least 12 months experience working within a residential house, or, relevant experience Good proven working relationships with utility companies Strong mathematical and IT ability Able to analyse complex data and critically evaluate plans Good understanding of budget management Accurate with an eye for detail Excellent communications skills Able to work under pressure, and accept criticism of work A good communicator/listener Good team working skills Behave in line with our values Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require itDesirable - HNC/HND at technician / engineer level Understanding of changes to regulations and legislation Knowledge of CAD Knowledge of the Construction (Design Management) Regulations - CDMThe Good Stuff: Vistry Homes is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us. Some of our key benefits include… Competitive salary and package 28 days holiday plus the option to buy or sell up to 5 days Private Healthcare Company Contributory Pension Scheme Sharesave scheme Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant) Support with a professional membershipInclusion and diversity are paramount to us here at Vistry Group - we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us - we will always be happy to help

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