Trainee/Graduate Engineer

FastTrack Management Services Limited
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a great opportunity for a graduate Civil Engineer to move into a house building and progress their career.

The company are one of the UK's largest PLC house builders, with multiple offices throughout the UK. They now require a determined candidate who wants to work exclusively within house building. You will be assisted by experienced Development Engineers on sites while you learn about the house building industry.

Key duties and responsibilities

+ Provide a practical and cost effective technical service to the Division.
+ 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.
+ To 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.
+ To deliver a clear and concise technical briefing to all the related departments at the pre-start stage.
+ To support the Commercial/Construction/Sales Department with any issues that may arise.
+ To 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 Building Control Bodies to clear engineering related conditions.

Skills and Qualifications required

+ Civil Engineering or similar qualification; HNC or above
+ You can be currently working with a civil contractor, groundworks, highways, or main contractor
+ Full driving license required
+ Strong IT skills
+ Good AutoCAD skills - PDS or Microdrainage experience would be advantageous but not essential