Engineering Manager

Interaction Construction
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Manager
Head Office - West Sussex
Salary up to £70,000 plus package

The Opportunity
This is a great opportunity to join a well known and respected local residential developer who deliver high end quality homes across Surry and West Sussex. They are seeking someone who can operate as an Engineering Manager to co-ordinate and manage the design of the infrastructure elements on a wide range of projects from inception to completion.

The Role
As an experienced Engineering Manager you will be responsible for
Assist in the pre-acquisition engineering investigation and management of consultants on new land opportunities;
Appointment of external civil engineering consultants for planning and detailed design, and management thereafter including meetings, checking and co-ordinating designs, and ensuring designs are issued on programme;
Managing programmes, costs, fees and budgets including monthly reporting;
Appointing and managing solicitors in the preparation of new agreements, agreeing the covenants contained therein, and checking legal drawings;
Managing Sectional Agreements from strategy, design, submission, approval, engrossments, through to procurement of contractor, implementation on site, subsequent adoptions;
Managing Highway Designs - an understanding of the Highways Act, Traffic Orders, horizontal & vertical geometry and the various sectional agreements is required in undertaking this role;
Managing Drainage Designs - an understanding of the Water Industry Act, the Flood Water Management Act, and Building Regulations is required in undertaking this role.
Managing engineering licences to ensure the necessary approvals are in place prior to works commencing on site. Licences will include S106 Sewer Connections, Ordinary Watercourse Consents, S50 Licences, Crossover Licences etc;
Value engineering consultants designs to bring buildability and commerciality to the business;
Managing consultants earthworks design (cut and fill) and presenting the strategy to interested parties within the business;
Co-ordinating designs to suit build programmes and sequence;
To have and maintain a general understanding of utility design and procurement;
Close liaison with commercial team to ensure cost control and assisting with groundwork contractors scope of works and project specific contracts;
Ensuring the company fulfils its obligations under CDM and Health & Safety legislation with regards to engineering;
To attend, and where necessary to chair, internal and external meetings;

Desirable Experience
Working knowledge of AutoCAD and other design software
Working knowledge of Building Regulations, Design Manuals
Experience of working on large residential developments

Successful candidates will be rewarded with salary and package. This is an excellent opportunity to join a developer who is ambitious and looking to add strength at the senior end.

To find out more about this role or for an open discussion about your CV and the market call Simon Hawes on or E:

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