Engineering Manager

3D Personnel LTD
Billingshurst, UK
18 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Engineering Manager

Role Type: Permanent

Job Location: Billingshurst, West Sussex

Reports to: Engineering Director

Our Client delivers developments with a focus on place making and enhancing communities. We have a passion for property, delivering quality housing and going the extra mile.

They offer opportunities that are second to none and are keen to develop, guide and support our employees throughout their careers. We offer excellent rewards and working conditions in an exciting and growing business.

The Department

The Engineering Department co-ordinates and manages the design of the infrastructure elements on a wide range of projects from inception through to delivery. Due to our continued growth we are looking for an Engineering Manager to work in a newly created role reporting to the Engineering Director.

The Job Role

The role holder's primary responsibility will be

Assist in the pre-acquisition engineering investigation and management of consultants on new land opportunities;
Assisting the Planning Department in the appointment of soil investigations, topographical surveys, drainage surveys, speed surveys, safety audits etc and arranging the same for detailed design purposes;
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 consultant's 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;
Responsibility for maintaining an Engineering Tracker on all developments and providing a monthly update pack on projects;
Knowledge & Skills:

Working knowledge of AutoCAD and other design software such as PDS, Windes, & Civil 3D.
Working knowledge of current Building Regulations, Design Manuals, and current construction methods.
Working knowledge of a site environment.
Minimum 2 years relevant experience of working on large scale residential projects preferable.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages required.
Sound civil engineering / building knowledge and competent understanding of legal processes;
A working knowledge of relevant regulations and legislation, including Sewers for Adoption, NRSWA and Building Regulations;
Professional, proactive and self-driven with effective leadership skills
Very good organisational skills, high attention detail, team player, flexible and experience of a fast paced environment
The Benefits:

Competitive salary
Annual holiday allowance 26 days increasing to 27 after 3yrs service and 28 after 5yrs service (plus bank holidays)
Life assurance
Private medical insurance
Generous pension scheme
Bonus scheme
Plus a whole range of other employee benefits that we can tell you all about, our employees are rewarded for their performance, attitude and results

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