Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus car allowance/car, plus benefits
Engineering / Technical Manager
Permanent / Full time
Package - competitive salary, company car/car allowance, pension
This would suit someone coming from a PLC background wanting to make a difference with a smaller, more bespoke housebuilder.
(Full job spec available for the right candidate on request)
A privately owned growing house builder seeks to appoint an experienced Engineering / Technical Manager. The company specialise in building high specifications homes built to exceptional standard.
Reporting to the Construction Director, you will be responsible for undertaking technical and engineering design works on all sites, providing detailed construction information, schedules, and specification to meet required timescales.
Provide value engineering to highlight and assist with designing out any potential issues before they can become problems including site levels, slab levels in view to achieving level access, reduce retaining walls etc
Provide early site evaluation, architectural and engineering design and investigations of any technical problems encountered and provide economical and viable solutions
Manage spoil movements on site and produce cut & fill schedules prior to development commencement and maintain accurate records as the site progresses
Remedial management and supervision of roads and sewers together with final surfacing works, ensuring the works are carried out to the required budget, timescales and quality
Regular site visits to give technical/engineering support to the site teams and inspect works in progress to ensure works on site are being built in accordance with the drawings
The adoption of roads, sewers, public open spaces and pumping stations covered by the relevant sections
Pursue the reduction and release of outstanding Bonds at the earliest opportunity and report on updates.
Liaison with local authority, water companies and environment agency personnel in respect of site visit inspections.
Liaise with the design/technical team to discuss timescale requirements and obtain fee quotations from specialist consultants for all geo-technical, engineering design and technical reports.
Working with the design/technical department to provide buildability advice at planning stage.
Responsible for programming and resourcing projects effectively and working to prescribed deadlines
Providing construction details, schedules, and specifications
Checking of subcontractor designs, levels, drainage, services and other information and liaising with relevant parties
Input into building fabric specification selecting the best materials and processes for the project with QS and the design team
Ensure compliance with CDM regulations and the company's internal SHE procedures
Experience & Skills
Ability to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative
Effective negotiation, motivation, and communication skills to influence others
Ability to complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner when working under pressure
Effective liaison with staff to give information/find information/resolve potential issues
Appointment of consultants in consultation with line manager and the design team
Agreement of fees in line with the set budgets
Agreement of details with statutory authorities