Preparation of viability study for site, establish satisfactory resolution to engineering issues identified as part of the planning application. Complete review of road/sewer/external works/private drainage designs by external consultants for future developments. Commission surveys and structural engineering work as required to ensure all information is available for pre start/concept meeting. Instructing, supervising and monitoring engineering consultants on post-acquisition engineering work ensuring compliance with building regulations and NHBC Standards.
1. Preparation of viabilities
Interpret geo-technical reports Be able to identify solutions for initial road and sewer layout Identify existing services i.e. gas/electricity etc scope needs and plan services to new development. Undertake site visits during development process. Adoption of roads, sewers and open spaces.
2. Satisfactory resolve engineering issues as part of planning application
Manage consultants in road and sewer design where applicable. Plot floor levels Co-ordinate and manage external consultants to resolve any further engineering issues.
3. Ensure compliance with building regulations and NHBC standards
Manage consultants in the provision of the designs. Manage consultants in the preparation of foundations. Monitor and resolve any CML issues
4. Ensure all information is available for pre start/concept meeting.
Ensure all engineering drawings for start on site including foundations and any remediation proposals. Secure technical approval for roads and sewers. Provide all services drawings i.e. existing and proposed. Prepare layout for proposed street lighting and identify new postal addresses. Ensure deed plans and setting out drawings for each plot are available. Input into EMS/CDM/Health and Safety/Environmental issues/checklists.
Securing all technical clearances for section 38 and 104 agreements. Complete road and sewer and public open space adoption. Attend pre start, specification and any other relevant meeting as required. Undertake regular site visits. Any other duties as required by the Technical Director.
Communication skills Team working Negotiation skills Initiative Commercially aware Organisational agility
Wide experience of engineering issues gained within housebuilding industry e.g. roads and sewers, foundations, drainage etc. Engineering related qualification, degree or equivalent preferred.