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Engineering Manager | Tier 1 Developer | Up to 75k + package | Leicester

Engineering Manager | Tier 1 Developer | Up to 75k + package | Leicester

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We Recruit Group Ltd

Engineering Manager

Tier 1 Developer

Up to 75k plus package

Key Purpose of Role To be responsible for managing technical and site infrastructure matters from Land, Pre- development, planning approval through to construction and final estate completions and adoption. To lead the in house Engineering Team and manage consultants to meet the company’s development objectives, on target and within budget. To provide best value solutions, coordinate and deliver all engineering and utility design details/information to achieve all necessary drainage and highway approvals, planning approval, building regulations, budget and build programme requirements.

  • Key Duties / Responsibilities
  • In close collaboration with the Architectural Manager, Planning Manager and Design Manager, to ensure that a co-ordinated and sustainable approach to the combined design function is achieved.
    • Secure and ensure that all technical information, drawings/details, services/suppliers enquiry letters, quotations and acceptances, technical approvals/agreements (S104 & S38, etc) and on-site service connections are issued and received in accordance with all statutory and planning approval requirements, in line the agreed drawings, specifications, build and sales programmes and budget requirements covering foundations, all main services, roads and sewers, drainage, earthwork plans and technical design and health & safety requirements and plans.
    • Check in association with our internal / external legal teams all legal agreements including, but not limited to, section agreements, deed of easements, utility provision.
    • Advise on and commission the appointment of external consultants (for site investigations, structural and civil services, topographical, environmental investigations and dilapidation surveys, flooding reports and transportation assessments, etc) and ensure consultants comply with the terms of their formal appointment such that that all information and reports are received, reviewed and checked, co-ordinated and distributed on time and within budget and the company procures best value design and input from Consulting Engineers.
    • Develop effective interfaces and communication channels with consultants, contractors, suppliers, other stakeholders, including, but not limited to: –
    Contracts Manager
    Site Manager
    Building Control Officers
    Local Authorities and statutory bodies (Highways, Environmental Health)
    Environmental Agencies
    Warranty Providers
    Clerk of Works
    • Attend and actively participate in all Land and pre-start meetings, monthly site meetings and other meetings as required to review and assess progress and provide constructive and frequent feedback on project performance.
    • To ensure the timely distribution of all relevant drawings and technical information to Construction, Sales and Commercial to ensure production targets and budgets are achieved in accordance with the overall build programme.
    • Prepare and submit update and evaluation reports and attend and contribute to meetings as required by Construction Management, Sales, Technical and Commercial departments to ensure that engineering and architectural activities maximise the efficiency of build programmes.
    • Plan, monitor and control the approach to estate completions and adoptions, being responsible for regularly updating the bond schedule. In close liaison with the commercial and construction senior management ensure that sewer and highway works are progressed to maintenance and adoption stages, obtaining relevant completion certification and surety reductions, to an agreed programme, in a timely manner.
    • Provide on-going technical support and guidance to other internal departments and colleagues to ensure that any remediation works on site are cost effective and on programme.
    • Input and maintain computer-based databases and/or other data management/reporting systems.
    • Work as part of a team to deliver best value schemes actively promoting best practice and playing a positive and productive role in assisting the team and other departments to continually monitor, assess and improve performance and enhance both individual and team contribution to the achievement of our business goals and reputation.
    • Share knowledge and assist other staff members in carrying out their duties.
    • As part of the Technical Department’s role of CDM Principal Designer prepare and issue in association with other relevant departments the Pre-Construction Information Pack in line with the Company’s Health and safety Policies for each development.
    • At all times comply with responsibilities under the Company’s Health and Safety and Environmental and Corporate Responsibility Policies and all other company policies, procedures and instructions.
    • Lead, supervise, coach and motivate the Technical team to achieve high performance standards demonstrating a commitment to best practice and the continuous professional development of all team members that both improves individual and team contribution to business goals and enhances the reputation of the Company internally and externally.
    • Any other duties as reasonably requested to enable the department to meet its requirements and obligations.
    • Provide duties under CDM 2015 as “Principal Designer” and “Designer” as appropriate to the role within the Technical Department.

Person Specification: Engineering Manager

Qualifications: HND/Degree in Building Studies/Construction/Engineering or equivalent.

Experience: Experience of technical and engineering aspects of house building design. A good understanding of Highway & Sewer Standards. Construction Design & Management Regulations. Good level of IT literacy with experience of AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel & Word.

Key knowledge and skills: Strong design and planning expertise and technical knowledge. Knowledge of the differing and varying planning requirements, policies and preferences of Local Authorities, Water Authorities and Highways Authorities. Knowledge of specific design and specification features with regards to road and sewer agreements and maximise value to the Company. Knowledge of utility companies, procedures, license and legislating framework. Sound working knowledge of all CAD and other software packages, cost accounting and data management systems used by the company. Understanding of CDM Regulations, LABC/NHBC requirements, Codes of Practice, Highways guides and Water Authority requirements. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Leadership and coaching skills. Persuasion and influencing skills. Interpersonal / motivation skills.

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Job Overview
Offered Salary
GBP£70,000 - £80,000 +p Per YEAR
Job Location
Leicester, UK
Job Type

Ross Henderson

Managing Director + Headhunter