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Development Engineer

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Job Description

Job title: Development Engineer

Location: Cheshire

A privately-owned Cheshire based volume house builder are currently recruiting for a Development Engineer.

My client has been building high quality homes across some of the UK's most sought after locations for over 50 years.

With a solid structure in place within their Cheshire office, this company are looking for a development engineer to join their fantastic and experienced team. With such a solid structure in place they are able to offer the training and support a slightly more inexperienced development engineer could benefit from.

Main Objective:

To advise and assist the residential team in the day to day and planned activities including site construction issues, land viabilities, legal, technical, sales and contract enquiries. Provision of legal and technical advice.

My client is willing to consider a wide range of experience from services co-ordinators who are looking to become well rounded development engineers or development engineers with a number of years' experience within the new build residential sector.

You will be prepared to learn new tasks, be punctual, reliable and have a good attitude to work. My client is also looking for an engineer who works well within a team.

Experienced engineers can be looking at an extremely competitive salary well above the current market rate which is complimented with a competitive package including a car allowance of £5,000 (option of car instead of car allowance available).


Day to day activities

* Review and approval of deed plans, master deeds and dimensioning of contract deed plans.
* Management of tender processes relating to road and sewer contracts.
* Management of Section 38, 104 and 278 Agreements including plot drainage from start to adoption.
* Management of tender processes for land viability reports including site investigations, ecology, flood risk and transport statements.
* Review technical and legal reports/agreements and providing advice to other departments and senior management.
* Detailed reporting and estimating costs for constraints relating to land viabilities.
* Liaison with consultants, contractors, local authority engineers and planning officers.
* Preparation of contract documentation.
* Preparation of health and safety documentation
* Land remediation including discharge of NHBC red conditions.
* Assist in the provision of details to discharge planning conditions.
* Raising and registration of street names and postal addresses.
* Streetlighting design, procurement and installation processes.
* Preparation of "as built" details and CDM documentation.
* Part M site level assessments and site layout review.
* Multi-utility contracts, MPAN registrations and calling off service connections.
* Progressing foundation designs and tender processes.
* Financial monitoring of tendered road and sewer contracts.
* Preparation of legal and construction pre-start meetings.
* Preparation of planning documents and discharge of planning conditions.
* Preparation of Health & Safety Documentation.
* Provide assistance to the Divisional Development Director and Divisional Land Director where necessary for Land Enquiries/Acquisitions
* Provide and Update Documentation for the Land Acquisition File

If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV.

Due to the vast amount of applications that we receive, it is not possible for us to contact all applicants, therefore if you have not heard from us within two days then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion; however we will register your details for consideration against future opportunities

Sorry, this job has now been closed and will no longer be taking applications.

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