Sep 09, 2021
£30,000 - £45,000 yearly
Utility Services Coordinator
Sector - New build Residential developments
Location - Lancashire
Package - competitive salary (dependant on experience) + company benefits
A busy house builder seeks to appoint an experienced Utility Services Coordinator to join their regional offices in Lancashire. The company specialise in new build properties ranging from starter homes for first time buyers to detached 4 bed family homes.
Utility Services Coordinator role
Working with an established Technical team you will work closely with the Technical Director and Senior Engineer ensuring that residential developments are provided with public utilities diversions, protection and supply proposals. Duties include:
" Responsible for procuring, co-ordinating and monitoring performance of utility companies in the servicing of new residential housing developments 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.
" Organise payments at the appropriate time with the commercial team, and monitor costs against budget.
" Coordinate 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.
" 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.
Utility Services Coordinator - Skills & Experience required
" At least 12 months experience working within a residential house
" 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
" Excellent communications skills
" Able to work under pressure, and accept criticism of work
" Good team working skills
" Understanding of changes to regulations and legislation
" Knowledge of CAD
" Knowledge of the Construction (Design Management) Regulations - CDM
If you are interested if in the Utility Services Coordinator role and would like to apply, please contact Deena at Fawkes & Reece for a confidential chat or send your application via the link provided