Job Role: Development Engineer Job Type: Full time / Permanent Location: Lancashire sites Salary: £45-55k depending on experience + package
A regional house builder seeks to appoint a Development Engineer to work on new build housing developments in the Lancashire region.
My client have built a reputation for building quality new homes throughout the North West. Their properties range from luxury detached houses to starter homes in up and coming regeneration areas, spacious family homes to city centre apartments.
Development Engineer Role
Reporting to the Head of Technical you will control and coordinate 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. Duties to include:
Coordination and administration of topographical surveys, geotechnical/geoenvironmental 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
Coordination and implementation of utility service disconnections and diversions of existing utility apparatus. A knowledge of the administrative process to achieve them would be an advantage
Coordination and administration of new utility mains installations
Appointment of external civil engineering and structural engineering consultants, and the co-ordination and checking of the consultant's designs
Coordination and administration of specialist foundation designs and quotations
Coordination and administration of S38 and S278 highway works Agreements, S104 and S102 sewer adoption Agreements and S106 sewer connections applications
Participation in pre-contract, pre-start and project progress meetings
Extensive knowledge of and experience in the management of spoil and general earthworks is required with a proactive approach to arranging and actioning the movement of soils within and between sites to ensure minimal double handling occurs
Liaison with Highway Engineers, Water Authority Engineers, Local Authority officers
Attending meetings and actioning remedial works with sub-Contractors to facilitate the ultimate and timely adoption of Road and Sewers
Daily computer usage, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, printing/plotting and processing of electronic drawing files
Skills & Experience Required
Previous experience within development in a housing environment and management of spoil and general earthworks across sites
Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation, Highway Design Requirements and Current Water Authority Sewer Construction Requirements.
Previous working Knowledge of Multi Utility Service Installations
Understanding of local government
Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
Previous experience working for a major housing developer on complex housing sites
What's on offer?
The company are offering a competitive salary and a package consisting of company car or car allowance, pension and bonus scheme.
If you are interested in the Development Engineer role and would like to have a confidential chat, please contact Deena at Bromak or apply via the link below.