This is a great opportunity for a graduate Engineer to take their first step into a career in the construction and house building sector. Alternatively, you may be a Junior Engineer in a different discipline and looking to move into construction.
The company started as a small family run business and have expanded gradually over the years creating an enviable reputation, built on quality, customer service and delivering high standards. They are now one of the top 10 house builders building new properties ranging from 1 bed apartments to luxury family homes across the UK.
As a Trainee / Assistant Engineer you will be learning the practical side of this discipline through mentoring from the experienced members of the engineering team.
Key duties and responsibilities
Provide a practical and cost effective technical service to the Division.
Procure site investigations, surveys, services information etc. to assist the design process.
Management of the technical process ensuring that best practice is followed and that costs are controlled.
Ensure best value is observed in procuring site service contracts.
To oversee the design and detailing carried out by externally appointed Consulting Engineer's responsible for providing designs for new estate roads and sewers including Section 38, 104 and S278 agreements.
Secure adoption agreements; S38, S104 and S278 to suit the development programme.
To deliver a clear and concise technical briefing to all the related departments at the pre-start stage.
To support the Commercial/Construction/Sales Department with any issues that may arise.
To assist the solicitors in the processing of purchaser queries.
Ensure that the site adoptions process is followed and that the associated agreements are in place and that the bond value is kept to a minimum.
Monitor and control the Professional Fees budget and update fee reports on monthly basis for incorporation into the Board Pack Report.
Liaise with Building Control Bodies to clear engineering related conditions
Skills and Qualifications required
To be considered for this Trainee / Assistant Civil Engineer role you will need to have the following:
Civil Engineering or similar qualification; HNC or above
1-2 years' work experience - post graduate (not essential)
You can be currently working with a civil contractor, groundworks company, highways, or main contractor
Full driving license required
Strong IT skills
Good AutoCAD skills - PDS or Microdrainage experience would be advantageous but not essential