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Development Engineer

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Job Description

Job role: Development Engineer

Location: Manchester

A leading social housing developer are looking for a Development Engineer to join their technical team in Manchester.

My client currently has a turnover in excess of £25m and is growing year on year. They have become a dominant force within their marketplace and are now a market leader.

The successful candidate will have previous experience as a development engineer within the house building sector.

The main purpose of this role is 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.

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

Knowledge & Specific Job Skills:

* Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
* Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritise work.
* Solid technical and legal knowledge of road, sewer and SUDS requirements and approval processes.
* Ability to review technical reports and identify abnormal constraints which may affect proposed development.
* Identify cost effective solutions and liaise with relevant statutory bodies to achieve consent/technical approval.
* Estimate abnormal costs accurately.
* Provide accurate and detailed reports.
* Recognise and demonstrate the need for appropriate confidentiality.
* Motivated and flexible approach to new tasks and work.
* Ability to work well in a team and on my own where necessary.
* AutoCAD Experience Desirable but not Essential

My client is offering a competitive salary plus package benefits for the right candidate.

If you would like to speak to me in complete confidence regarding this opportunity please can you contact me direct on 07860 273 464 or apply to this job by submitting your CV online.

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

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