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Development Design Engineer - House Builder

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Job Description

Main Responsibilities of the Role:

Land acquisition stage;

* Provide technical input to highway/drainage schemes including schematic design, drawing production and technical report writing.
* Commission topographical surveys to be undertaken.
* Undertake site visits as required
* Obtain existing drainage plans from UU and ensure existing IL's are accurately recorded in MH Record Sheets following site visit.
* Attend internal and external Project Progress meetings, as required
* Support Development Director, Associate Development Director and Development Engineer during the production of constraints plan.
* Provide input to P&D Department prior to their production of sketch layouts
* Provide input to Development Strategies

Detailed Design Stage (DCO)

* Liaise with P&D Department prior to their production of cad layout in order a cost effective layout is produced.
* Produce all civil engineering working drawings (S38/220/278/104) including drainage layout, Longitudinal Sections, Setting Out, Plot Drainage, External Works in accordance with company standards.
* Produce foundation zoning plans and preliminary 1:50 foundation plans informed by way of Geo-environmental reports, remediation / enabling strategy and internal Development Strategy
* Issue drawings to Development Managers to agreed timescale in order they can issue to all internal Departments.
* Manage Engineering section of the Drawing Register
* Produce standard details as required
* Produce site specific details as required.
* Liaise with Local Authority Highways Department, LLFA and United Utilities to ensure all designs comply with S104 and S38 Standards.
* Upon receipt of technical approvals inform Development Managers in order early start cheques can be raised.
* Instruct and support Legal Department in the production of S104/278/38 Agreements.

On site

* Liaise with site managers during construction period.
* Liaise with sub-consultants and external parties as required.
* Ensure technical content produced is implemented out on site.
* Commission as built topographical surveys
* Support Site Engineer in order the road and sewers are placed on maintenance and subsequently adopted.

Knowledge and Skills Required to be successful in the Role

* Degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or a related discipline
* Demonstrable experience in highways and/or drainage design at conceptual, preliminary and detailed design stages.
* Excellent technical and communication skill.
* Awareness of H&S Legislation and the CDM Regulations.
* Experience in use of software such as AutoCAD, PDS, WinDES, and the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes.
* Demonstrable application of the relevant design standards (e.g. Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Traffic Signs Regulations, Traffic Signs Manual, Sewers for Adoption)

If you would like to hear more and see where this company can take you career, you can contact me on 0161 714 3800 or

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