Civil Engineer - Housebuilder

3 days left

Gleeson Recruitment Group
West Midlands
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 30, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Engineer - West Midlands - House Builder

I am recruiting for an Engineer to join one of the UK's leading businesses in the House Building Sector. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced engineer to join the technical arm of a highly reputable company who value and invest in their staff making them a great business to work for. From roads to sewers and all the utilities you expect from a modern, functional estate, the engineers are a crucial part of making sure each home meets and exceeds their customers' expectations.

What you need to know about the position.
The role of the Engineer is to provide technical support at all stages of the development process, from initial viability advice to full design packages, gaining technical consents and providing advice to all other departments and selected contractors during construction.
You will need a thorough knowledge of engineering as a discipline and be very familiar with the associated regulatory requirements for a residential build. You will need to be a shrewd negotiator as you navigate various technical approval processes.

Your responsibilities.
Analyse and resolve engineering issues as part of the planning application for sites
Work with local authorities and utility providers to ensure all approvals required for site start are ready and available at the appropriate time
Ensure compliance at all stages of each planning submission in line with the latest National Housebuilding Council standards
Work on tenders and pre-start engineering documentation and oversee viability of each one
Be on site and attend all relevant meetings relating to the procurement and approval of site infrastructure
Prepare site viability reports in line with current regulatory requirements for residential developments

To be successful you will need.
Extensive experience of engineering issues relating to all areas of infrastructure gained within housebuilding sector including roads, sewers, foundations, utilities, and drainage
Engineering related qualification, degree or equivalent
Comfortable using engineering related software like AutoCAD, PDS and MicroDrainage
Thorough understanding of engineering regulatory requirements
A strong negotiator with proven experience in gaining consent on complex technical approvals
Excellent attention to detail particularly when reviewing highly technical documentation

The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package

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