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Development Engineer / Services & Adoptions Engineer

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Job Description

My client are a long-standing privately owned housing developer, a Top 10 UK Home builder, delivering family homes throughout the region.

Main purpose of the role;

The main purpose of the role is to control and co-ordinate all technical information between external consultants and internal departments. To ensure all approvals are obtained and information received issued to allow for a programmed start on site.

Key Accountabilities


* Work with Land Department to ensure smooth transition of information
* Prepare site viability reports in line with current regulatory requirements for residential development
* Check all drawings and details for accuracy, correctness and commercial suitability
* Liaise with external consultants to ensure deadlines are met.
* Apply for and secure statutory body approval of Engineering Design and Ground Investigation
* Attend site visits and meetings in order to solve issues that arise during the constructions process
* Attend design meetings with the highways and planners to ascertain requirements from a council perspective for new developments
* Work on tenders and pre-start engineering documentation and oversee viability of each one
* Ensure that new regulation requirements are anticipated and incorporated as required

Technical Design;

* Assist the Engineering Manager to obtain fee quotations from specialist consultants for all engineering design and technical report requirements
* Provide technical and administrative support to the site teams
* Obtain all required technical approvals in line with programmed site start dates

Skills knowledge & experience;


* Excellent communication both verbal and written
* Exceptional organisational capabilities
* Good commercial and contractual awareness
* Previous exposure to a similar role within a UK house builder
* Demonstrate background in preparing schedules of work
* Keen eye for detail and ability to process technical information
* Good internal and external stakeholder management
* Comfortable using engineering related software like AutoCAD, PDS and Micro drainage
* A strong negotiator with proven experience in gaining consent on complex technical approvals


* Knowledge of people management tools and techniques e.g. talent mapping; succession planning etc
* Covered a more senior role to support upward management experience

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