Senior Design Engineer

Linear Recruitment Ltd
15 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is one of the most reputable house builders in the UK and they are looking for a Senior Design Engineer to join their office in Chorley.

As the Senior Design Engineer you will be required to manage the engineering design from land appraisal through to construction issue.

This will encompass site evaluation, architectural and engineering design, and the investigations of any technical problems encountered and provision of economical and viable solutions. This may involve liaison with, appointment of and co-ordination of external professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Advise Land Dept on Technical viability of new sites
2. Assist in the production of layouts and technical report for Land Appraisals; and required working drawings
3. Prepare outline engineering schematics & Technical reports for Land Appraisals
4. Brief and commission site investigations, topographical survey and other assessment reports on land acquired
5. Brief engineering consultants on scope of design
6. Initial negotiations/enquiries with statutory bodies on environmental, drainage, highways and other engineering issues when apprising land
7. Manage initial technical submissions for approval by statutory authorities (e.g. S104, S38, S278)
8. Issue engineering information to Commercial, Construction and Sales departments
9. Fee negotiation and appointment of consultants
10. Obtain planning permissions and other statutory approvals e.g. S104 and S38 Agreements
11. Prepare Sales and Legal information e.g. Conveyance plans and M colours
12. Answer Technical queries
13. POS, S38, S104 adoptions
14. Liaise with the Commercial team on Special Projects
15. Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety and Environment Policy.
16. At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
17. Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving contribution to the organisation’s goals and enhancing the reputation of the company.

Working Relationships:

Effective working relationships are an essential part of daily working life.
The focus in this role is both:-

Internal: Colleagues within Operating Division; and

External: Consultants, managers in both Local Authorities and Statutory Bodies.

Decision Making Authority:

• Appointment of Consultants in consultation with line manager
• Agreement of fees for consultants in line with budget set by manager
• Agreement of details with statutory authorities

This is an urgent requirement, if you are interested and available please get apply via this job board or get in touch with Clare at Linear Recruitment on (Apply online only)

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