Nov 05, 2021
£50,000 - £53,000 yearly
300 North are looking to recruit an Engineering Manager for our client in Chesterfield.
There is an exciting opportunity to join a large house builder with an outstanding reputation for high quality homes.
The Design & Technical teams are involved in all aspects of housing design and innovation. This includes responsibility for researching the best materials, at the best cost. In terms of design, there are a variety of house types on sites, all of which come with their unique challenges to solve.
Principal accountabilities of the role include:
Review technical information and reports at potential new land evaluation stage and prepare feasibility engineering designs
Manage a team of in-house Engineers to ensure regional targets are met
Obtain fee quotations from specialist consultants for all engineering designs and technical requirements.
Procure Engineering Designs, Site Investigation, Demolition, Asbestos, Grouting and Flood Risk Information.
Review external consultants engineering designs/details with a view to value engineer where possible to ensure the most cost effective solutions.
Attend design meetings with highways/water authorities to determine local authorities requirements.
Ensure the timely distribution of all relevant drawings and technical information to Construction, Sales and Commercial departments to ensure production targets and budgets are achieved in accordance with the overall build programme.
Work in conjunction with our external legal teams to ensure all legal agreements including section agreements and deed of easements are completed in a timely manner
Provide on-going technical support and guidance to other internal departments and colleagues to ensure that any remediation works on site are cost effective and on programme.
Share knowledge and assist other staff members in carrying out their duties.
As part of the Technical Department's role in CDM prepare and issue in association with other relevant departments information in line with the Company's Health and safety Policies for each development.
Link between the technical and construction department on engineering matters.
Experience, Qualifications and Skills
Experience of working as a Development Engineer within construction/housebuilding.
Sound working knowledge of all CAD and other software civil engineering packages
Understanding of CDM Regulations, LABC/NHBC requirements and Codes of Practice
Knowledge of specific design and specification features with regards to road and sewer agreements and maximise value to the Company.
Qualifications and Training
HNC/HND in a building related topic