Development Engineer - Housing

Hays Building
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
09 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Andrew Brady
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time

Development Engineer - North West

Your new company
An opportunity has arisen for an Development Engineer to join a successful residential developer in the North West; my client is seeking an experienced Engineer within the house building industry.My client is looking for an experienced Engineer with over 5 years' experience (ideally with a housing developer) to control and co-ordinate all technical information between external consultants and internal departments. To ensure all approvals are obtained and information received issued to allow for a programmed start on site. To understand, implement and adhere to the company policy/strategy.

Your new role

  • Co-ordination and administration of topographical surveys, geotechnical/geo-environmental surveys, CCTV drainage surveys, utility surveys, structural surveys.
  • General engineering support to the technical managers; and the land, commercial, sales and customer care departments.
  • Engineering appraisals of prospective development land.
  • Co-ordination and administration of utility service disconnections and diversions of existing utility apparatus.
  • Co-ordination and administration of new utility mains and services connections designs and quotations.
  • Appointment of external civil engineering and structural engineering consultants, and the co-ordination and checking of the consultant's designs.
  • Co-ordination and administration of specialist foundation designs and quotations.
  • Co-ordination and administration of S38 and S278 highway works Agreements, S104 sewer adoption Agreements and S106 sewer connections applications.
  • Co-ordination and administration of road works licensing applications.
  • Participation in pre-contract, pre-start and project progress meetings.
  • Liaison with Highway Engineers, Water Authority Engineers, Local Authority officers.
  • Daily computer usage, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, printing/plotting and processing of electronic drawing files.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Previous experience within development in a housing environment
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation
  • Understanding of local government
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • A background Working for a major housing developer would be advantageous for this role

What you'll get in return
On offer to the successful engineer is a highly competitive (dependent on experience) as other fringe benefits. The company also offers all engineers a structured route for progression paired with further training and development throughout your career.

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