Engineer - House Builder

Recruiter
Fusion People Ltd
Location
Leicester
Salary
£49000 - £50000/annum car,allowance,bonus,pension
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading National House Builder are looking to recruit an Engineer to work from their Leicester office to work in the Design & Technical team.

The role:
You will work as an Engineer for a variety of House building projects across the East Midlands and will be involved in all aspects of housing design and innovation. The team is also responsible for researching the best materials, at the best cost.

The Role:
Undertake technical functions on all technical, engineering aspects from land acquisition through to site completions and final adoptions.
Day to day duties:
Provide a practical and cost effective technical service
Procure site investigations, surveys, services 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.
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.
Deliver a clear and concise technical briefing to all the related departments at the pre-start stage.
Support the Commercial/Construction/Sales department with any issues that may arise.
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 other 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 Company:
A national housebuilder since 1958. They have built over 400,000 more, becoming one of Britain's largest and best known home builders in the process.

The Person:
You will worked as an Engineer or similar role in a house building environment.
KEY SKILLS
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 a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.
Knowledge and aptitude to identify those issues which impact on land value or development costs and to make the correct 'allowances'.

If you feel that you have the correct skills for this role then please forward CV's to Adam Shaw on Email

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