Technical Manager Burnley £45,000 - £60,000, plus benefits A regional construction and maintenance company who are involved with new build housing and social housing schemes, along with refurbishments, planned maintenance and facilities management. They are seeking an engineering professional - either house building or civil consultancy, to work alongside the pre-construction and design team and to provide engineering expertise on sites. Key responsibilities of the role
" Provide technical support to the land/development team to assist during feasibility studies. " Identify the need for external consultants (Planning, Architect, Engineers etc) agree fees, the scope of service, capability, timescales and deliverability. Formally appoint such consultants. " Produce a detailed design programme which identifies key dates and a critical path. " Manage all consultants to ensure the flow of information is within the agreed timescales and in accordance with the programme. " Ensure all design information produced is issued to the relevant internal and external departments in accordance with, and on schedule with the programme. " Be aware of and act upon commercial implications relating to planning & architectural design; civil & structural engineering design; geotechnical & ground remediation strategies; statutory services - new supplies & diversions. " Oversee and control planning applications to the Local Authority and deal with any other local committees, parish councils, etc. " Interact with statutory bodies, Local Authorities and external Consultants with regards to the satisfactory discharge of Planning Conditions within an agreed time frame. " Control the submission of Building Regulations and warranty applications. " Interact with internal departments, consultants, suppliers and sub-contractors as necessary in order to achieve Building Regulations and warranty approvals and satisfactory conditions discharge " Co-ordinate Transfer Plans, Management Plans for Estate Sales Packs, liaising with Solicitors and Sales Department. " Tender for, set up and establish on site management companies using and implementing the group procedure. " Co-ordinate all legal aspects in relation to various agreements, Section 38, 104, 278 etc and to arrange bonds, guarantees, warranties and insurance as called for. " Apply for and attain any stopping up/abandonment of existing site infrastructure (highways and drainage) " Maintain procedures for drawing information release. Update drawing and file records. " Provide technical support and solutions on a regular pro-active basis. " Chair on site monthly Project Meetings to resolve technical issuesrequirements promptly. " Be part of the in house planning supervisory team and be proactive in promoting health and safety. " Assist in gathering information and As-Built records during the course of a project in order that the Health and Safety File and purchaser information packs are ready on completion. Skills and Experience " To be considered for this role you will need to have a strong technical knowledge within house building. " Preferably from an design background; civil engineering or architectural discipline " Educated to HNC/HND Level minimum " Strong negotiation skills " Understanding of AutoCAD is desirable but not essential For further information please contact Mark Harrison at Bromak Recruitment.