New Build Housing - Engineer

Kenton Black
£40000 - £50000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Engineer – New Build Housing – Up to £50,000 plus package

My client is one of the UK`s leading housebuilders with a reputation for building quality homes that are built to highest of standards. As a result the region has achieved a 5 star builder for each of the past 8 years and is one of the most successful regions within the overall business. With multiple regional offices throughout the UK and a culture of promoting from within, this opportunity presents the successful candidate an opportunity to develop and progress their career as an Engineer with the new build housing sector.

Job 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.


• 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.

To be suitable for this opportunity you must be able to demonstrate the following:

• 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`.

Salary and Benefits:
• £40,000 - £50,000 dependent on experience and current position
• Company bonus scheme
• Company car or car allowance
• 25 days holiday
• Money purchase pension scheme
• Choice of Flexible Benefits

To express your interest please contact Chris Wright (Apply online only) or (Apply online only)