Engineer

Recruiter
FastTrack Management Services Limited
Location
Leicester
Salary
£40000 - £50000/annum
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a large national house builder who require an additional Engineer to join the busy Technical department based in the Leicester area

Role

+ To undertake the Technical function on all technical, engineering aspects of the Division from land acquisition through to site completions and final adoptions. An ideal opportunity for a dynamic individual looking to progress in the field of house building engineering

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 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.

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